Wednesday, December 5, 2018
08.00 Chair’s Opening Remarks
08.10 Pushing the Boundaries of Collaborative Project Delivery on Public Work
- Arun Kaiwar Principal, Stantec
- Examining the current state of play for collaborative work in the context of unions, municipalities, and public works
- Discussing the potential for public-private partnerships as a mean to encourage collaboration despite legal constraints
- Considering an IPD Maturity model: exploring how adopting an initial collaborative approach could open the potential for further IPD practice in the future
08.50 The Potential for Collaborative Project Delivery to Support Prefabricated Housing
- Jonathan Cohen Principal/ Studio Director, TCA Architects
- Rick Holliday CEO, Factory OS
- David Baker Founding Partner, David Baker Architects
- Mark Zaleski Vice President, Cahill Contractors
- Andy Ball President and Partner, RAD Urban
- Discussing the trend of offsite prefabrication in the construction market
- Evaluating how the collaboration of IPD processes can highlight opportunities for prefab to increase project efficiency and timeliness?
- Assessing the potential for collaborative project delivery in private sector housing: can the uptake of modular construction encourage collaborative behavior in this market?
09.30 Tackling the “Culture of Compensation”: Identifying How to Establish Trust & Collaborative Behavior in a New Project Team
- Stefanie Becker Director of Integrated Design & Delivery, McCarthy Building Companies
- Tiffani Howard Program Director - Research Strategy and Operations , OHSU Knight Cancer Institute
- Breaking down the silos of the construction industry: realizing the challenge of IPD in an anti-trust environment
- Identifying priorities in trust-building: understanding previous negative experiences of the team to dispel concern and encourage collaboration
- Creating a strategy to encourage collaboration in a new team: steps to take to establish a collective trusting mentality
10.10 Morning Refreshments
10.50 Analyzing Conflict Resolution Styles of Construction Professionals to Educate Leaders & Promote Collaboration
- David Martin Associate Professor – Construction Management, Central Washington University
- Discussing the typical conflict management styles of construction management graduates using the Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument
- Assessing conflict management styles that encourage collaboration within the context of the two most basic dimensions of behavior
- Evaluating the potential for construction professionals to develop more effective IPD project teams by utilizing appropriate conflict management styles
11.30 Exploring “Collaboration Engineering” as a Means of Creating an Effective Team Culture
- Revealing the development of “collaboration engineering”: discussing the elements and processes that produce the ideal team culture, thereby promoting collaboration
- Exploring best practices for coaching and supporting owners, architects, builders, and the wider team towards IPD behavioral ideals
- Hearing lessons learned in developing a collaboration-enhancing strategy, despite hurdles such as distance, challenging team members, project size and traditional contracts. Sharing tools that show how to apply them to your organization and projects regardless of size or existing culture.
12.10 Networking Lunch
13.10 Panel: Methods for Developing & Maintaining an Effective Team Culture
- Irene Monis Principal, SmithGroupJJR
- Kent DeRusha Project Director, Austin Commercial Aviation
- Jason Hopper Director of Preconstruction, Mortenson
- Kelley Huss Integrated Project Manager, ICI Colorado
It is indisputable that the attitude of each individual within a project team is of great importance in maintaining project culture, and adopting “proper” IPD practice. With this in mind, instilling such a team culture is vital, but how is this achieved? This panel will delve into just how to develop a collaborative environment within your team, and how to maintain that culture from start to finish.
13.50 Exploring Design Collaboration: Revealing Lessons Learned from Contractor & Owner Input in the Early Design Phase
- Craig Webber Principal Architect, Group2 Architecture Interior Design
- Outlining the IPD design process: revisiting the core principles of a combined view on design, and the importance of collaboration
- Discussing how to manage the balance of ideas throughout the design process: ways to combine design expertise with industry knowledge for the benefit of the project
- Highlighting past successes to reveal tips and tricks for owners, architects, and general contractors to work together effectively
14.30 MEP Case Study: Addressing the Utilization & Potential of Target Value Design in IPD Projects
- Ed Noble Director of Project Development, Helix Electric
- Outlining the process of target value design: the benefits of designing to budget, rather than budgeting a design
- Addressing the challenge of MEP System selection while implementing target value design in an IPD project: how and when?
- Utilizing TVD to ensure that the capital allocated to the MEP systems in IPD projects provides maximum value to all stakeholders.
Making It Happen
15.10 Audience Discussion: Breaking Legacy Behaviors & Transforming Organizations to Enable Growth in IPD
As with any new trend, IPD is a delivery method that (whilst offering several advantages) requires a level of initial investment from every party in order to be successful. With this in mind, what is the positioning of the industry in adopting a collaborative approach to project delivery, and what are the barriers that are inhibiting progress? To bring this meeting to a close, this discussion will allow you to evaluate with your peers how to encourage the transformation of your organization to enable IPD, and break the legacy behaviors of the construction industry. You’ll review the collective efforts that can be made to enable growth of IPD industry-wide – how can you further develop this collaborative culture, and what key takeaways can you apply moving forwards?