Lean Construction in Public Sector Conference LIPS 2012

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Programme

The conference consists of two parts (see below for different sections):

  • Introduction to Lean Construction seminar September 10, 2012
  • LIPS 2012 Conference September 11-12, 2012

Introduction to Lean Construction (Monday)

H. Glenn Ballard (USA)
M.B.A., Ph.D.
Director, Project Production Systems
Laboratory at University of California, Berkeley

Download Mr. Ballard's biography here

Gregory A. Howell (USA)
P.E., M.S.C.E.
President, Lean Construction Institute

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Download Mr. Howell's biography here

  • 8.00 Registration opens 
  • 8.30 Start – Introduction to lean
  • 9.30 Coffee break
  • 10.00 Simulation – Silent Squares (problem solving)
  • 11.45 Lunch
  • 12.45 Simulation – Dot game (the design and performance of production systems)
  • 14.30 Coffee break
  • 15.00 Simulation – Parade of trades (the combined impact of dependence and variation on work flow)
  • 16.30 Wrap-up
  • 17.00 End of the seminar
  • 18.30 City reception

The approach is to learn basic lean concepts and practices first through your hands, then through your head. The workshop will be very interactive. Participants will be able to ask questions to their hearts' content.

Note: This is a draft of the programme and minor chages may still appear. The organizers reserve the right to change the programme.

Lean Construction in Public Sector Conference (Tuesday-Wednesday)

See the full conference programme draft here.

Tuesday September 11, 2012

  • 8.00 Coffee and Tea (Registration opens) 
  • 9.00 Opening ceremony
  • 9.30 SESSION 1: Power of Integrated Project Delivery
  • 12.30 Lunch
  • 13.30 SESSION 2: Relational contracting and procurement laws
  • 18.00 End of conference day 1
  • 19.00 Dinner

Wednesday September 12, 2012

  • 8.30 Start up
  • 8.40 SESSION 3: Doing work the lean way
  • 12.00 Lunch
  • 13.00 SESSION 4: Leadership as an Enabler of Cultural Change
  • 15.40 Conference Wrap Up