Lean Construction Events: Classes, Workshops, and Lean Coffee

Lean Events

Collaboration & Integration

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07
Fri
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Ohio
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Lean Coffee (Northern Ohio CoP)
Ohio
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11
Tue
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Greater Des Moines Community of Practice
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Oklahoma Community of Practice
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Validation Phase in Target Value Delivery
Greater Des Moines Community of Practice
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Shive-Hattery is hosting the second installment in the Greater Des Moines Target Value Delivery series. This meeting will provide an explanation of the components and tools of the Validation Phase in TVD. Teams utilizing TVD need to define the Conditions of Satisfaction to define success on the project. With these understood, the team can move to setting targets for the project. We’ll review tools such as: Benchmarking, Conditions of Satisfaction, and Target Setting. Teams utilizing TVD need to define the Conditions of Satisfaction to define success on the project. With these understood, the team can move to setting targets for the project. We’ll review tools such as: Benchmarking, Conditions of Satisfaction, and Target Setting. This meeting will build on last...
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Concrete 101: Basics of Concrete (Oklahoma CoP)
Oklahoma Community of Practice
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Speaker: Dan Mayen, Dolese Bros. Company Dan has over 20 years of experience in the Construction Materials Industry. Since 2013, he has been Quality Manager for Dolese Bros. Co. in Oklahoma City. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Nuevo Leon in Mexico in 1999 and his Master’s Degree in High Performance Concrete from the University of Sherbrooke in Quebec, Canada in 2004. He has been involved in the Research and Development of Concrete Mixtures, Development of Concrete Construction Specifications, Quality Assurance and Quality Control of Ready-Mix Concrete and has been part of Multiple Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Infrastructure and Heavy Civil projects in Mexico, Canada and the United States.   Event Sponsor:    If you’re...
12
Wed
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Webinar
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
WEBINAR: Differentiate Yourself with LCI-CPC
Webinar
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  Registration for this webinar will close 30 minutes before the webinar starts and you will receive an email with the webinar registration link immediately after registering. If you register the day of, you will receive your confirmation directly before the start of the webinar. Please use the registration link email to add this webinar to your calendar. If you are not able to attend the webinar due to time zone or scheduling misunderstandings, no refunds are given – there are no exceptions! **This webinar will be recorded and a link will be sent to all paid registrants**
14
Fri
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Ohio Valley Community of Practice
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Lean Coffee
Ohio Valley Community of Practice
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Join us for a Lean Coffee to learn and support each other in our Lean endeavors! Take part in an open conversation in a safe, small and low-pressure environment about the topics that are relevant to our Lean community. We want to hear about the problems you are solving, the issues you want to solve, and lessons you’ve learned on your Lean Journey. No previous Lean experience is required.  Participants from cross functional roles as designers, constructors, owners, trades partners, and associations propose discussion topics around any subject about which they want to learn – THERE ARE NO IRRELEVANT DISCUSSION TOPICS! Each proposer takes 15 to 30 seconds to pitch their topic, written on a sticky note, to the group....
18
Tue
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Colorado Community of Practice
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
A Lean Brew coming to Colorado Springs! - EVENT CANCELLED
Colorado Community of Practice
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Events is cancelled and will be rescheduled.
19
Wed
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Mid-Atlantic Community of Practice
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Arizona Community of Practice
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Why Lean? The Impact on Project Outcomes
Mid-Atlantic Community of Practice
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JOINT EVENT with Association of Medical Facility Professionals (AMFP) – Greater Philadelphia. This event will include Networking opportunities, Lean Education, and a Panel Discussion with professionals who have experienced the impact Lean practices has had on their projects. The Lean Education session will be followed by a panel discussion, moderated by Stephen Greulich.  Confirmed panelists include David Barto, John Bennett and Kent Doss.  The education facilitator will be announced at a later date.
04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Lean Happy Hour
Arizona Community of Practice
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Join us for a Lean Happy Hour to learn and support each other in our Lean endeavors! Take part in an open conversation in a safe, small and low-pressure environment about the topics that are relevant to our Lean community. We want to hear about the problems you are solving, the issues you want to solve, and lessons you’ve learned on your Lean Journey. No previous Lean experience is required.  Participants from cross functional roles as designers, constructors, owners, trades partners, and associations propose discussion topics around any subject about which they want to learn – THERE ARE NO IRRELEVANT DISCUSSION TOPICS! Each proposer takes 15 to 30 seconds to pitch their topic, written on a sticky note, to the...
20
Thu
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
CPM & Last Planner System®: Building for Success
Webinar
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  Registration for this webinar will close 30 minutes before the webinar starts and you will receive an email with the webinar registration link immediately after registering. If you register the day of, you will receive your confirmation directly before the start of the webinar. Please use the registration link email to add this webinar to your calendar. If you are not able to attend the webinar due to time zone or scheduling misunderstandings, no refunds are given – there are no exceptions! **This webinar will be recorded and a link will be sent to all paid registrants**
21
Fri
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Ohio Valley Community of Practice
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Lean Espresso - An Intense Lean Coffee
Ohio Valley Community of Practice
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For Advanced Practitioners Know the basics of Lean and ready for more comprehensive discussions? Lean Espresso is for you!
27
Thu
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Chicago Community of Practice
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
A Virtual Lean Coffee
Chicago Community of Practice
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Join us for a Lean Coffee to learn and support each other in our Lean endeavors! Take part in an open conversation in a safe, small and low-pressure environment about the topics that are relevant to our Lean community. We want to hear about the problems you are solving, the issues you want to solve, and lessons you’ve learned on your Lean Journey.  No previous Lean experience is required. Participants from cross functional roles as designers, constructors, owners, trades partners, and associations propose discussion topics around any subject about which they want to learn – THERE ARE NO IRRELEVANT DISCUSSION TOPICS! Each proposer takes 15 to 30 seconds to pitch their topic, written on a sticky note, to the group....
28
Fri
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
New Orleans Community of Practice
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
A Virtual Lean Coffee
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
2023 Lean in Design Forum, Recap
New Orleans Community of Practice
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With this year’s theme, “The Future of Design: Adaptability and Agility” there was a focus on the exploration of how design can benefit from Lean thinking. This recap will specifically focus on topics such as: Coaching methods for employees and co-workers, Strategic decision making methods with clients, Journey Mapping, and much more.
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Southland Shop Tour and Construction Activity!
2023 Lean in Design Forum, Recap
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Join us for a presentation, tour, and fun activity at the Southland Fabrication Shop! Hear a presentation given at the 2022 LCI Congress on how Trade Partners can lead the prefabrication push on all projects. Get a guided tour of the fabrication shop talked about in the LCI Congress presentation! Finally, saving the best for last, work with your hands on different build processes done at the shop! This includes brazing, soldering, and propressing pipe as well as working with sheet metal. Come learn all about prefabrication and get your hands dirty!

National Events

Explore LCI's National & Virtual Events

LCI Congress

October

For nearly 25 years, Congress is where your Lean community comes together for unparalleled knowledge-sharing across disciplines. Attendees come back year after year to reconnect while sharing experiences and successes—and return home with critical, actionable knowledge. Upcoming dates include:

  • 2024: Oct. 22-25, San Diego, California
  • 2025: Oct. 21-24, Arlington, Texas
  • 2026: Oct. 13-16, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2027: Oct. 25-28, Long Beach, California
LCI Congress

Lean in Design Forum

May 1-2, 2024

As a member of the design community, your involvement in the beginning of the project planning process is crucial. From saving the team from delivering projects late to ensuring the greatest value in these projects, your role is vital to your team’s success. Lean in design can help you continue to exceed expectations!

Lean in Design Forum

Webinars

Virtual Learning Sessions

Expand your Lean education with no travel downtime or lost work days. LCI offers webinars on a variety of Lean principles conducted by LCI instructors and industry experts with real life case studies and examples.

Webinars
A wide view of LCI Congress with people sitting at round tables in a presentation room

Respect for People

This is an event for all roles in the AEC industry. The issue of mental health and well-being effects all of us, whether we work in the Design Community (Architects, Engineers), with a trade partner, in preconstruction and estimating, or for an Owner or general contractor.

Respect for People

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