8:20 am Chair’s Opening Remarks

8:25 am
Exploring IPD Outside of an IFOA

8:30 am Case Study: Navigating the Public Procurement Environment to Open Doors to IPD on More Projects


  • Mapping the fundamental barriers to IPD on public projects, deciding what to tackle first and how to move these aside
  • Discussing lessons learned from other countries who have already seen success with IPD on public projects
  • Evaluating key learnings: What were the most impactful arguments for IPD to sway decision making that could be used elsewhere?

9:10 am Breakouts: More Culture Than Contract: Do You Really Need an IFOA for the Benefits of IPD?

  • Patrick Duke Healthcare Project Solutions Lead - Americas, Turner & Townsend


  • To what extent does an IFOA really add benefit to a project beyond cultural accountability?
  • Defining who should actually sit within the IFOA and what this means for partners and those outside of it
  • Exploring circumstances when an IFOA may not be a value add and mechanisms that can be put in place to hold to IPD ideals

9:50 am Morning Refreshments

IPD Foundations

Advanced Practioners

Rethinking the Planning & Design Process

Managing Risk & Enforcing the Contract

10:30 am Translating the Fundamentals of a Truly Integrated Design Process into Practice


  • Reviewing how the roles of owners, architects and contractors change in an integrated design process
  • Remapping the design process against traditional linear and iterative workflows and mindsets to keep all stakeholders engaged and driving for the same goal
  • Exploring learn tools to ensure efficient turnaround times so that design does not become a bottleneck to progress

11:10 am Harnessing Pull Planning to Ensure to Drive Commitment to the Schedule & Delivery in the Field

  • Dave Hagan Executive Director of Continuous Improvement, Devenney Group Ltd.


  • Analyzing the fundamentals of effective pull planning for an effective schedule
  • Defining who needs to be involved and at what stage
  • Reviewing how to get the most value in the shortest amount of time from a planning session
  • Tracking the plan to the field and how to make sure these realistically align

10:30 am Case Study: Effectively Structuring the Contract to Support the Project from Conception to Completion


  • Unveiling the pivotal role of a robust contract in shaping a collaboration from day one
  • Understanding the partner-wide benefits of a clearly defined contract
  • What steps should be taken to align stakeholders during the negotiation process?

11:10 am Fireside Chat: Navigating Insurance Models to Make the Optimal Choice for You, Your Team & the Project


  • Discussing the main liabilities for each project partner and understanding how different types of insurance can affect their behavior
  • Revealing the criteria you should consider when deciding the type of insurance you need
  • Evaluating established vs. project specific forms of insurance: When is the extra investment worth it?

11:50 am Lunch

Exploring Stakeholder Motivations at All Levels

Alleviating Supply Chain Bottlenecks

12:50 pm Case Study: Ensuring Buy-In to IPD from Trade Contractors


  • Breaking down traditional barriers to get trade contractors engaged as true IPD partners
  • Mapping out the critical advantages to project delivery of early onboarding of trade contractors
  • Understanding and managing the profit risk profile of specific specialist trades when considering IPD frameworks

1:30 pm Breakouts: Going Beyond the Contract to Incentivize the Right Behaviours at Every Level


  • Deconstructing the incentivization model to understand how this resonates with different levels of personnel in the team, and what motivates people beyond division of profit
  • Finding ways to incentivize trade and field personnel who may not connect with or sit outside the profit pool
  • Harnessing team building activities with field leadership to ensure that the lean culture built at the center proliferates through the entire staff

12:50 pm Breakouts: Leveraging IPD Conditions to Advance Supply Chain Management


  • Using contractor knowledge early on to make timely decisions on ordering materials to avoid potential delays
  • Evaluating your logistics and supply chain control options to best respond to escalation and material availability implications
  • How can you best integrate supply chain concerns and mitigation strategies within the IPD contract?

1:30 pm Case Study: Leveraging IPD to Facilitate the Successful Delivery of Prefabrication on Projects


  • Identifying the main prefab bottlenecks IPD helps a project overcome
  • Emphasizing that committing to prefabrication early improves the design process and reduces changes
  • Leveraging vendor and trade knowledge from the outset to inform and advance the design, modularization and manufacturing

2:10 pm Afternoon Refreshments

2:15 pm
Charting the Future for IPD

2:40 pm Panel: Upgrading Your Training & People Investment Strategy to Maximize the Capabilities of Your Team

  • Dave Hagan Executive Director of Continuous Improvement, Devenney Group Ltd.
  • Aura Robinson Manager, ISL Engineering and Land Services
  • Kal Bragg Director, Squamish


  • Identifying the critical staffing requirements and skills needed for the efficient establishment of IPD
  • Exploring different learning and development methods and when they are most suitable: When do you invest in an individual as opposed to the wider team?
  • Discussing what makes a good leader and how to develop a successful executive coaching program

3:20 pm Panel: Assessing Common Challenges & Mistakes in IPD & How to Get Ahead of Them to Optimize IPD for the Construction Industry


  • Reviewing where IPD projects can commonly derail and the causes behind these
  • Assessing emerging markets adopting IPD, the benefits sought and critical barriers holding back further proliferation
  • Analyzing IPD internationally: How are countries outside of the US and Canada approaching these project types?
  • Establishing better knowledge sharing mechanisms and analysis across projects for continuous personal, organizational and industry development

4:00 pm Chair’s Closing Remarks

4:10 pm End of Conference

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