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      August 15, 2013

      Thursday   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      300 J Street
      Sacramento, California 95814

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      Central Valley Branch >> Yes You Can! Using Last Planner in ALL phases of design


      Lean Construction Institute

      Northern California Community of Practice (CoP)

      Central Valley Branch





      Yes You Can!  Using Last Planner in ALL phases of design.  


      Guest Speakers:

      Jennifer Hastings, Boulder Associates

      Tracy Gordon, Boulder Associates

      Romano Nickerson, Boulder Associates




      This will be a presentation exploring lessons learned including:  

      There has been healthy dialogue in recent years regarding the appropriateness and efficacy of production planning tools in early phases of design.  Two teams from Boulder Associates’ office in Sacramento have discovered compelling ways of leveraging Last Planner as a production planning tool in all phases of design, from initial project setup to post-occupancy review.  

      Date and Time:

      Thursday, August 15, 2013
      5:00 - 8:00 p.m.


      Cancellation Deadline:  Tuesday, August 6, 2013. There will be no refunds after this time. Each person must register and pay to attend the meeting and dinner. Please help us save time, expense, and avoid people showing up at the last minute… plan ahead.


      Value-Added Proposition:

      Come hear how Tracy and Jenny lead their interdisciplinary design teams (which are responsible for more than 50 active projects!) using Last Planner as a tool for process, planning, and control through all phases of design.  Learn how they have leveraged team planning to develop standard work, to help junior staff to learn and mature, to manage work across multiple offices, and to still have a healthy life away from work.



      1. Introductions: Welcome to LCI Nor-Cal Chapter

      2. Salad Chat: Topic will be provided prior to the evening event.

      3. Introductions and Share Salad Chat Highlights: A "lightning round" report-out of your table’s lessons observations

      4. Featured Program

      5. Key Takeaways: A “lightning round” to share your key takeaways about the program.

      6. Questions: A “lightning round” to ask questions about the featured program.

      7. Presenter to Respond.

      8. Next meeting overview.

      9. Training opportunities – Coming events

      10.Plus / Delta: Feedback to improve each meeting.



      Note to First Time Attendees and Others New to Lean Construction:

      Please review a glossary of terms and other introductory readings before attending the meeting by visiting

      Next Meeting:

      Thursday, September 12, 2013

      Sacramento, CA


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      **Special Registration Discounts: If you are not an LCI Member, you may sign up today at the LCI Member rate for this event if you purchase a one-year individual membership for $250. Go to: to read about the benefits and sign up today. Then, enter the words "New Member" when prompted for your “individual membership number” while signing up for this event at the LCI Member rate. Thanks!


      Individual LCI Members may bring one guest to each LCI event at the Member Rate. Corporate LCI Members may bring any guest at the LCI Member Rate, including employees, clients, trade partners, etc. Need help looking up your individual membership number?  Please contact

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