2018 Spring Owners Leadership Conference | Omni William Penn | Pittsburgh, PA | May 9-11, 2018
2018 Spring Owners Leadership Conference
Make plans to join hundreds of planning, design, and construction industry professionals at COAA's Spring Owners Leadership Conference taking place May 9-11, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA.
Who should attend: Owners involved in the planning, design, and construction process; architects, consultants, engineers, and contractors.
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Wednesday, May 9, 2018
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday, May 10, 2018
7:15 am - 6:45 pm
Friday, May 11, 2018
7:15 am - 1:45 pm
(optional tour 2:00 - 6:00 pm)
Actionable Assessment of Project Team Collaboration
Construction Market / Economics
Improving the Relationship Between PD&C and O&M
Information Exchange / Transition to Operations
IPD: A Comprehensive Strategy to Optimize Project Value
Provo Temple Rises From the Ashes
Who's Paying for That?
Local Interest Tour - TBD
Pirates vs. Giants Baseball Game
Please continue to check back for updated information.
The full conference agenda will be available in early March.
COAA will apply for AIA CEUs for all educational sessions.
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Take a look at the below video to hear why you should take part in the 2018 COAA Spring Owners Leadership Conference experience.
Institute for Healthcare Infrastructure Research
Joe M. Powell is the Executive Director of the Institute for Healthcare Infrastructure Research, a program of the University Research Institute in Washington, DC.
Holder Construction Company
Mike is Vice Chairman of Holder Construction Company.
Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission
Gifton Passley is the Assistant Director of Construction Services for the Georgia State Financing and Investment Commission.
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
Kate Edwards is the Director of Quality Assurance and National Lean Coordinator at The Whiting Turner Contracting Company.
8:45 AM - 11:30 AM
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Open to everyone – but especially geared to Owners who are using BIM platforms to capture and hand off relevant building, systems, and equipment data (or would like to do so) – this moderated discussion focuses on improving the transition from construction to operations, a central concern of most Owners.
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Throughout the life cycle of a project, there will be countless surprises … most of which will cost someone money. How much time and energy do you waste on a project arguing over which “bucket” should fund the solution?
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whether this is your first national COAA conference or not, you might have questions about the organization and its purpose.
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Optimizing project value requires tight integration of building systems, processes, organizations and information.