05/14/2020 11:00 AM - 05/14/2020 11:15 AM
COAA’s President and Executive Director will welcome attendees, preview the 2-day agenda, and outline ground rules & etiquette for the virtual event.
05/14/2020 11:15 AM - 05/14/2020 12:00 PM
Not all delivery methods are created equal and projects are like snowflakes or Forest Gump’s box of chocolates. As a result, Owners shouldn’t implement a one-size-fits-all approach to design and construction projects.
05/14/2020 12:00 AM - 05/14/2020 12:30 PM
Immediately following the Disney-led presentation, two experienced COAA leaders will facilitate an open discussion that both follows up on the presentation and explores other aspects of project delivery method selection.
05/14/2020 01:00 PM - 05/14/2020 01:30 PM
After what seemed like a good start to a normal new year, most of us are reeling, anxious, frustrated, and a host of other emotions rooted in a deep sense of loss.
05/14/2020 01:30 PM - 05/14/2020 02:15 PM
Big data and human science are progressing at a rapid pace. Tools now exist that can help leaders (a) better identify future high performers early in their careers and (b) customize talent development based upon each person’s specific traits, personality, and aptitudes.
05/14/2020 02:15 PM - 05/14/2020 03:00 PM
What does “innovation” mean in the context of a project?
05/14/2020 03:30 PM - 05/14/2020 04:00 PM
COAA Cares (Connecting Attendees with Rewarding Experience & Service) was created this year on the heels of a wildly successful volunteer effort during COAA’s fall (2019) conference in Atlanta, where conference attendees constructed wooden rocking chairs for children in support of CHRIS 180, an Atlanta charitable organization.
05/14/2020 04:00 PM - 05/14/2020 04:30 PM
OK, enough learning … time to unwind. Music, breakout rooms, games – we’re not entirely sure what will happen, but we’re pretty sure it’ll be fun.
05/15/2020 11:00 AM - 05/15/2020 11:15 AM
COAA’s Past President and chair of the Scholarship Committee will welcome attendees and present this year’s winner(s) of the Albert E. Phillips Scholarship for one or more college students pursuing a career in the design and construction industry.
05/15/2020 11:15 AM - 05/15/2020 12:00 PM
Modeled after two highly successful virtual “town hall meetings,” this open forum will provide Owners and other stakeholders the chance to weigh in … not so much on impacts, but on the road ahead.
05/15/2020 12:00 PM - 05/15/2020 12:45 PM
When the initial concept for the new $67M Design & Innovation building at the University of California, San Diego was over budget and a poor design fit, a new team was brought in using "Integrated CMGC" to re-align the project.
05/15/2020 01:15 PM - 05/15/2020 01:45 PM
Put on your pants and enjoy this fun, interactive session using the tools from the world of improv comedy to help us connect, recharge and swiftly and joyfully deal with the chaos of life.
05/15/2020 01:45 PM - 05/15/2020 02:30 PM
Boilerplate specifications that aren’t edited to suit and address the specifics of a project inevitably lead to problems when it comes to resolving issues and managing risk.
05/15/2020 03:00 PM - 05/15/2020 03:45 PM
Always one of the most highly rated sessions at COAA’s in-person conferences, this purposely unstructured discussion allows for peer-to-peer sharing of information, best practices, and lessons learned.
05/15/2020 03:45 PM - 05/15/2020 04:45 PM
OK, enough learning … time to unwind, this time for a full hour and with a live virtual bartender!