LA / Orange County

LCI Community of Practice

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Los Angeles, CA
Orange County, CA

Dedicated to improving the design and construction industry through Lean thinking and practice in greater Los Angeles/Orange County. Save the following dates to join us at our next event:

  • September 21stHow Can CPM and Last Planner System® Co-exist?
  • October 5th – Supporting Lockheed Martin Skunk Works®
  • October 12th – Lean Coffee
  • November 9th – The Last Planner System® from the Field
  • November 16th – Lean Coffee

Our Impact

Get Involved

Participate in an upcoming event and come away with ideas to put into practice on your project or in your organization. During 2022 we will have several opportunities for training, discussion, networking, and sharing. Want to find out more? Be a part of our group?  Become a sponsor?  Have an idea?  Please reach out to Jose Felsmann for assistance. 

CoP Highlights/What’s New?

Lean Roadshow: Coming in 2023!

At The Lean Roadshow, get highly applicable instruction targeted to your specific experience level across two days of immersive education. This program will create the environment that will spark enthusiasm and curiosity while sharing tools to start and/or support you on your Lean journey. The Lean Roadshow will promote education, networking and first-hand experience from industry experts.

Why Attend?

The Lean Roadshow has been designed to offer attendees of Day 1 foundational information and hands-on learning simulations.  Day 2 is designed for the more experienced Lean Construction practitioner and will focus on in-depth education on a more advance application of the Last Planner System® in a real-world context.  Whether you’re starting out or looking to level up in strengthening your knowledge and skills, each day has been designed to meet your needs.

Learn More

Monthly Lean Caffeine

A focused discussion. Every month a different Lean topic is presented followed by a deeper Lean Coffee discussion on the part that most interests you.

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Core Members

LA / Orange County CoP
2021-22
  • Core Group Member - Oscan Cheung, Buehler Engineering
  • Core Group Member - Stan Chiu, Gensleer
  • Core Group Member - Julie Davis, DPR Construction
  • Core Group Member - Jose Felsmann, Southland Industries
  • Core Group Member - Rafi Elhage, Balfour Beatty
  • Core Group Member - Michael Lehman, Ewing Cole
  • Core Group Member - Ken McBroom, McCarthy
  • Core Group Member - Edwin Najarian, IMEG
  • Core Group Member - Michael Villar, Nevell Group

Upcoming Local Events

12
Wed
Oct

Lean Coffee (Los Angeles & Orange County CoP)

California - LA / Orange County
08
Thu
Dec

Lean Roadshow IRVINE – Engage with Lean Experts in Your Backyard!

California - LA / Orange County

Upcoming National Events

30
Fri
Sep

EXHIBITOR WEBINAR: PLOT, A Digital Workspace to Eliminate Jobsite Chaos

Virtual
06
Thu
Oct

EXHIBITOR WEBINAR: Enabling Lean Practices in Construction Through Technology

Virtual
13
Thu
Oct

EXHIBITOR WEBINAR: Encouraging Conversations in the Construction Lifecycle

Virtual
18
Tue
Oct

24th Annual LCI Congress in New Orleans, LA

National
27
Thu
Oct

WEBINAR: How to Focus on Future Ambassadors

Virtual
03
Thu
Nov

WEBINAR: IPD for Small Projects

Virtual
02
Fri
Dec

WEBINAR: LCI Course - Introduction to the Last Planner System® in Design

Virtual
15
Thu
Dec

WEBINAR: LCI Course - Principles of Target Value Delivery (TVD)

Virtual