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Full Agenda

COAA Welcome

Welcome

Salon D&E

11/14/2018 2:00:00 PM


Conference Welcome

Managing Uncertainty: New Tools for Owners and Project Teams

01

11/14/2018 2:45:00 PM


Report on two new initiatives from Dodge Data and Analytics.

Break

Break

11/14/2018 3:15:00 PM


Break

Workshop - Small Project Execution: Best Practices

02A

11/14/2018 3:30:00 PM


Small projects don't get the attention that large, high profile projects do but they require nearly as much time to manage and close out.

Workshop - Information Hand-off: Transition to Operations Excellence

02B

11/14/2018 3:30:00 PM


This session, facilitated by Mike Kenig of Holder Construction, focuses on how to improve the transition from construction to operations, streamline the close out process, and identify the resources for a successful handoff.

Workshop - Project Management: Soft Skills that Make a Difference

02C

11/14/2018 3:30:00 PM


Technical skills are more tangible, easier to learn, and simpler to test, but soft skills are equally important in the workplace.

Opening Night Reception sponsored by Autodesk

R1

Grand Ballroom

11/14/2018 5:00:00 PM


This great opening night event will feature an open bar and hot hors d’oeuvres.

Thursday Breakfast

BRFT

Grand Ballroom

11/15/2018 7:15:00 AM


Full, hot breakfast

Chapter Forum

CF

11/15/2018 7:15:00 AM


Local chapters are critical to the mission of COAA, but the effort required to keep them fresh, relevant, and successful can be overwhelming.

Kick-off/Welcome

KO

11/15/2018 8:15:00 AM


Welcome to the first full day of the 2018 Fall Owners Leadership Conference!

Follow Me I’m Right Behind You! How to Lead & Influence Others

12

11/15/2018 8:30:00 AM


The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.

Break

Break

11/15/2018 9:30:00 AM


Break

Have You Learned Your Lesson? The Smithsonian's Lessons Learned Program

13A

11/15/2018 9:45:00 AM


Since 2014 the Smithsonian has utilized a formal lessons learned system utilizing Microsoft Word based templates and an existing enterprise document management system.

Women in Skilled Trades

13B

11/15/2018 9:45:00 AM


Women in Skilled Trades (WIST) is a newly created non-profit apprenticeship readiness program to help women get into skilled trades.

Break

Break

11/15/2018 10:45:00 AM


Break

Keep Your Eye on Costs: Target Value Delivery Takes You to the Next Level

14A

11/15/2018 11:00:00 AM


Target Value Design (TVD) is a systematic approach to estimating cost and value during the design and delivery of a project.

Delivering the Win-Win - The COAA Way of CM/AE Selection, Before, During, and After

14B

11/15/2018 11:00:00 AM


This session discusses the RFP, RFQ, and Interview processes of CM and AE selection with a focus on tips from the Owner’s perspective coupled with how we as Owner's can provide valuable feedback that participants can utilize to improve future endeavors.

Luncheon and Project Leadership Awards

LPLA

11/15/2018 12:00:00 PM


Lunch and recognition of the 2018 Project Leadership Award Winners.

Break

BR

11/15/2018 1:00:00 PM


Break

Making Technology Function Day One: A Look at Technology Contracting

15B

11/15/2018 1:15:00 PM


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Effective Project Management: You Are Not the Project

15A

11/15/2018 1:15:00 PM


You are not the project and nine other project management tips for effective project management.

Making Technology Function Day 1

15B

11/15/2018 1:15:00 PM


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is an early adopter when it comes to technology. As the world’s leading research and treatment facility for childhood cancers and other catastrophic childhood diseases, the organization is keenly aware of rapid advancements in the medical field, and how these changes can dramatically affect construction budgets.

Break

Break

11/15/2018 2:15:00 PM


Break

From Kickoff to Closeout: How Technology is Changing the Data Turnover Conversation

16B

11/15/2018 2:45:00 PM


According to industry research, turnover represents a make or break moment for the relationship between contractors and owners.

Fluor's "One Ten Times" Metric: Driving Innovation Forward

16A

11/15/2018 2:45:00 PM


Fluor has developed the crystal-clear "One 10 Times" metric, which serves as the foundation for its innovation efforts.

Break

Break

11/15/2018 3:45:00 PM


Break

Getting Decisions That Stick: What Owners Can Uniquely Do

17

11/15/2018 4:00:00 PM


Are your projects sometimes troubled by indecision and/or changing decisions? Do the so-called “decision-makers” delay needed decisions or make last minute changes--costing everyone time and money?

Reception sponsored by PlanGrid

R2

11/15/2018 5:00:00 PM


Enjoy open bar and hot hors d'oeuvres while networking with colleagues and exhibitors.

Breakfast and Annual Business Meeting

21

11/16/2018 7:15:00 AM


Full, hot breakfast

Break

Break

11/16/2018 8:15:00 AM


Break

CM At-Risk: A Tale of Two Owners - Loudoun County Public Schools and University of California at San Diego

22A

11/16/2018 8:30:00 AM


Owners often select delivery method for similar reasons but arrive at their conclusion in different ways.

Data Driven Continuous Improvement: Design and Construction at Prologis

22B

11/16/2018 8:30:00 AM


The emergence of digital business is disrupting the way that our industry works.

Break

Break

11/16/2018 9:30:00 AM


Break

The Benefits and Risks of Design-Assist Contracting

23A

11/16/2018 9:45:00 AM


Contracting methods that foster early collaboration in the design process such as Integrated Project Delivery (IPD), Design-Build (DB), and Construction Management at Risk (CMAR) are evolving and becoming increasingly common in construction.

So You Want a BIM Model But What Does That Really Mean?

23B

11/16/2018 9:45:00 AM


BIM, in and of itself, is not the end but rather the means to a number of valuable project delivery outcomes for an Owner.

Break

Break

11/16/2018 10:45:00 AM


Break

Three Owners -Three Approaches: Aligning Delivery Methodology and Process to Maximize Institutional Value

24

11/16/2018 11:00:00 AM


Stanford University School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Santa Clara University, each recently built similar and comparable sized facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area using different delivery models ranging from public-private partnerships to CM at Risk and Design-Build.

Lunch & The COAA Way

FL

11/16/2018 12:00:00 PM


Lunch with your colleagues and the latest information on The COAA Way.

Owners' Roundtable

25

11/16/2018 12:45:00 PM


This purposely unstructured discussion allows for professional-to-professional sharing of information, best practices, and lessons learned.

Break

Break

11/16/2018 1:45:00 PM


Break

Tour: Architectural tour of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies

TOUR

11/16/2018 2:30:00 PM


The Salk Institute continues to be acclaimed by architecture critics as one of the world’s boldest structures.