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Innovation in Vertical and Horizontal Construction: Lessons for the Transportation Industry

Appendix D - Meeting Agendas

D.1 - New York City

Location:

Weidlinger Associates, Inc.
12th Floor
375 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014-3656

Dates: July 7-8, 2004

Program:

Wednesday July 7

9:00 pm Informal meeting - Review logistics & agenda for July 8-9 Southgate Tower Hotel (Registration Desk)

Thursday July 8

7:00 am to 8:00 am

  • Registration and continental breakfast

7:30 am

  • Welcome - Ian Friedland, FHWA
  • Welcome - Cameron Kergaye, AASHTO
  • Keynote - Charles Thornton, Thornton-Tomasetti (Summary by Mike Goode)
  • Program review with objectives and process - Mike Goode, CERF
  • Self-introductions

8:30 am to 10:00 am

  • Innovation and Productivity Moderator/Facilitator: Jim Lammie, Parsons Brinckerhoff
    • Presenters:
      • Jim Lammie - Previous TRB Initiatives on Highway Construction Innovation and Thoughts on Sustainability
      • Jeremy Isenberg, Weidlinger Assoc. - Innovation Examples
      • Jon Magnusson, Magnusson-Klemencic - Innovation Examples
      • Charles DeBenedittis, Tishman-Speyer - Owner Perspective
    • Discussants:
      • Kevin Barnett, Turner Construction
      • Peter Bernstein, Turner Construction

10:00 am to 10:30 am

  • Refreshment break

10:30 am to 12:30 pm

  • Working session with facilitator (Jim Lammie)

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

  • Lunch Keynote speaker: Frank Lombardi, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Facility Performance Issues
    • Moderator/Facilitator: Dave Palmer, ARUP
    • Presenters:
      • James Dall, New York Dormitory Authority
      • David Scott, ARUP
      • Nancy Hamilton, ARUP
    • Discussant:
      • Jim Lammie

3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

  • Refreshment break

3:30 pm to 5:30 pm

  • Working session with facilitator (Dave Palmer)

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Dinner at Oro Blue Restaurant (adjacent to Weidlinger Office)

Friday July 9

7:00 am to 8:00 am

  • Breakfast at Southgate Hotel

8:00 am to 1:00 pm

  • Field trip
    Bus departs hotel at 8:00 am and returns us to Weidlinger Office meeting space at 1:00 pm
  • Jamaica Station Air Train - John Reed, Bechtel
  • Kennedy Airport Terminal 4 - Nancy Hamilton, ARUP
  • NY Times Building Mock-up - Glen Hughes, New York Times

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

  • Working lunch at Weidlinger Associates - Reports and interim conclusions (David Palmer attending)

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Feedback - Lessons learned for next scan trip

3:00 pm

  • Adjourn

D.2 - Chicago Meeting

Location:

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, LLP (SOM)
8th Floor
224 S. Michigan
Chicago, IL 60604

Dates:

August 5-6, 2004

Program:

Wednesday August 4

9:00 pm

  • Informal Meeting - Review logistics & agenda for August 5-6
    Hotel Sofitel Chicago Water Tower (Registration Desk)

Thursday August 5

7:00 am to 8:00 am

  • Registration and continental breakfast at meeting location

8:00am to 9:00 am

  • Welcome - Bill Baker, SOM - Local Team Leader
  • Welcome - Ian Friedland, FHWA
  • Welcome - Cameron Kergaye, AASHTO
  • Keynote - Charlie Thornton, Thornton-Tomasetti (by telecom)
  • Program review: objectives and process - Mike Goode, CERF
  • Self-introductions

9:00 am to 10:30 am

  • Innovation and Productivity in Planning, Design, Construction
    Moderator/Facilitator - Tom Kerwin, SOM
    • Presenters:
      • Bill Moody - The John Buck Company
      • Harry Walder - Walsh Construction - General Contractor and Concrete Subcontractor
      • Ross Wimer - SOM Design Partner
      • John Zils - SOM Senior Structural Engineer
      • Kristine Fallon - Kristine Fallon Associates, Inc.
    • Discussants:
      • Ron Burg - Concrete Technology Laboratories
      • Tom Schlafly - AISC
      • Michael Pfeiffer - International Code Council
      • David Shier - Walsh Construction

10:30 am to 11:00 am

  • Refreshment break

11:00 am to 12:30 pm

  • Working session with facilitator

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

  • Lunch (meeting room)
    Keynote speaker: Henri Petroski, Duke University

2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

  • Facility Performance, Influence on Design and Construction
    Moderator/Facilitator: Joe Burns, Thornton-Tomasetti
    • Presenters:
      • Alice Hoffman, Hoffman Management Consultants - Owner
      • Mark Simonides, Turner - Construction Manager
      • Joe Burns, Thornton Tomasetti -Structural Engineer
      • Joe Dolinar, Lohan Caprile Goettsch - Architect
      • John Padoven - Bentley Systems

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

  • Refreshment break

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

  • Working session with facilitator

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Dinner at Papagus restaurant

Friday August 6

7:00 am to 8:00 am

  • Continental breakfast at meeting location

8:00 am to 12:30 pm

  • Field trip
    Soldier Field (Joe Dolinar - Lohan Caprile Goettsch)
    1 S. Dearborn - (HKSE)

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

  • Lunch (meeting space)

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

  • Working session - Reports and interim conclusions

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Feedback - Lessons learned for next scan trip

3:00 pm

  • Adjourn

D.3 - Los Angeles Meeting

Location:

AECOM DMJM+Harris
The Hastings Building, North Tower
515 South Flower Street, 9th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071-2201

Dates:

September 22-23

Program:

Tuesday September 21

9:00 pm

  • Informal meeting - Review logistics & agenda for September 22-23. Bonaventure Hotel (Registration Desk)

Wednesday September 22

7:00 am - 8:00 am

  • Registration and continental breakfast
    AECOM, White Projection Room

8:00 am - 9:00 am

  • Keynote - Charles Thornton, Thornton-Tomasetti (by telephone)
  • Welcome - Ed McSpedon, HNTB - Local Team Leader
  • Welcome - Gerry Seelman, AECOM DMJM+Harris
  • Welcome - Ian Friedland, FHWA
  • Welcome - Cameron Kergaye, AASHTO
  • Program review: objectives and process - Mike Goode, CERF
  • Self-introductions

9:00 am - 10:30 am

  • Innovation and productivity in planning, design, construction
    Moderator/Facilitator: Gerry Seelman, AECOM
    • Innovations in the E-470 project -New Transportation & Development Institute Survey
      Matt McDole, E-470 and ASCE Transportation & Development Institute
    • Innovations at the Los Angeles. Department of Transportation
      Dr. Frankie Banerjee, formerly Chief, Los Angeles Department of Transportation
    • Discussants:
      • Tom Verdi - Charles Pankow Builders
      • Ed McSpedon - HNTB
      • Gerry Seelman - AECOM
      • Tom Dooley - Morley Construction (Retired)

10:30 am - 11:00 am

  • Refreshment break

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

  • Discussion session

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

  • Lunch (meeting room)
    Keynote speaker: Gil Garcetti, author of Iron: Erecting the Walt Disney Concert Hall
    Erecting the Walt Disney Concert Hall

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm

  • Refreshment break

2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

  • Facility performance issues, influence on design and construction
    Moderator/Facilitator: Ed McSpedon, HNTB
  • Innovations at the Los Angeles Unified School District
    Tim Buresh and Jim Connell, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Advances in Passive Energy Dissipation and Practical Application to Protect Intellectual Heritage, Essential and Historical Buildings
    Owen Hata, Nabih Youssef & Associates
  • The Slotted Web Moment Connection - Introducing an Innovation into the Vertical & Horizontal Construction Market Places
    Robert Partridge, Seismic Structural Design Associates, Inc. / Smith-Emery

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

  • Refreshment break

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

  • Presentation & discussion session

4:45 pm

  • Board bus for Gehry Partners Studio Visit

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  • Gehry Partners Studio Visit (Jim Glymph)
  • Gehry Technologies (Malcolm Davies)

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

  • Group dinner - The Chart House, Redondo Beach

10:30 pm

  • Return to hotel

Thursday September 23

7:00 am - 8:00 am

  • Breakfast (meeting location)

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Working session - Los Angeles meeting summary
  • Project wrap up: interim conclusions/summary of findings; plans going forward for hand-off and reporting

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

  • Lunch
    Lunch speaker: William Cook, URS
    Using 4-D: UCLA-Santa Monica/Orthopedic Replacement Hospital, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Olive View Medical Center

1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

  • Field trip
    • Los Angeles Cathedral (Cast-in-place concrete, base-isolated structure) - Terry Dooley, Morley Construction
    • Caltrans Headquarters (Green Building) - Marc Kersey, Clark Construction
    • Walt Disney Concert Hall - Self-guided tour

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

  • Executive summary and report outline - Wrap up
    (meeting location)

5:30 pm

  • Adjourn

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Group Dinner
    Bonaventure Hotel Brewing Company - Pool Deck Level
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