Central Florida Community of Practice (CoP)
"Bringing LEAN Manufacturing to Construction Prefabrication"
Bob Minutoli, Vice President, Whiting Turner
RJ Reed, VDC Manager, Whiting Turner
Bob and RJ will discuss how their team used LEAN principles to help achieve prefabrication goals on a local resort project, the Grand Floridian expansion. They will discuss the evaluation of various prefabrication elements, how design assist subcontractors were integrated into the process and the evolution of their LEAN manufacturing approach for prefabrication. Discussion will also include Prefabrication and LEAN lessons learned.
The second part of the meeting will consist of an activity on solving ongoing problems /challenges.
Date and Time:
Wednesday, September 25, 2013, from 2:00 – 5:00 pm EST.
Refreshments will be served
Early Registration / Cancellation Deadline: Friday, September 20, 2013. There will be no refunds after this time. Each person must register and pay to attend the meeting. Please help us save time, expense, and avoid people showing up at the last minute… plan ahead and register early!
Late Registration Deadline: Wednesday, September 25, 2013. Available after closing of regular registration. Completed registrations are still subject to availability.
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When & Where
LCI Central Florida CoP
Lean Construction Institute (LCI) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1997. The Institute operates as a catalyst to transform the industry though lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. We have these broad goals:
Transform design and construction
· Promote ever-wider acceptance and use of lean principles, practices and tools on design and delivery of projects
Set standards for lean performance
· Common language and fundamental principles
· Basic practices
Provide education for lean project delivery
· Awareness, learning and understanding of tools and techniques
· Catalyst for action
Conduct research to promote continuous improvement
· Robust program of basic and applies research evaluation
· Translate findings into transformational tools & techniques
Sponsor Communities of Practice for continuous learning and application
· Established in major markets nationwide, expanding into new areas over time
· Developing strong ties with academic and industry organizations
· Expanding understanding of Lean: fostering networking and mentoring
The Central Florida Community of Practice (CoP) of LCI provides local lean support to owners, architects and designers, engineers, contractors, specialty contractors, and suppliers. We invite owners and project delivery team members to meet together as a Community of Practice to learn, share, and develop a lean community in Central Florida. As a regional forum for conversations among practitioners, the CoP will help create a new common sense for the AEC industry as LCI continues to build knowledge in design and construction.