Structural Engineers Association of New York

CIB Educational Seminar: The Key to a Successful Project - Collaboration between the Engineer and the Contractor

28 Dec 2016 9:44 AM | Anonymous

Concrete Industry Board Educational Seminar: The Key to a Successful Project - Collaboration between the Engineer and the Contractor

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 12 noon

Speaker: Mike Schneider - President, American Concrete Institute (ACI) SVP, CPO, Baker Concrete Construction, Inc., Monroe, Ohio

Location: New York Athletic Club, 59th & 7th Avenue – 180 Central Park South

We have all been involved with good and bad projects. One of the key differentiators between successful and unsuccessful jobs is the communication and collaboration (or lack thereof) between the engineer, contractor and other team members. This live presentation will discuss a number of items that can effect budget, schedule, quality and the safety performance of a project. The end game is to have a satisfied owner that would like to use the same project team on the next job.

The earlier the contractor is involved in the design process the more impact he can have on the project cost curve. It is imperative that the expectations of all parties are identified early and hopefully there is congruency. How do we balance the issue of design optimization versus constructability. Constructability ultimately impacts the schedule and budget. How are the tolerance interfaces between various trades (elevators, curtain wall, floor coverings) discussed before they become an issue? We will discuss the importance of a pre-construction conference that is an open discussion of the potential issues. We will look at case histories where collaboration has helped to guarantee project success.

Mike Schneider is a veteran of the concrete industry. He started with Baker Concrete Construction (Monroe, Ohio) as a Project Manager in 1978, and is currently Sr. Vice President/Chief People Officer. He also serves as the company champion of Baker’s Incident & Injury Free (IIF) Program and is responsible for safety within Baker on a Global basis. Mike has been a member of ACI since 1981 and currently serves as ACI President. He’s also an active member and past President of ASCC (American Society of Concrete Contractors). Mike is involved with the Boy Scouts of America and serves on numerous boards throughout the Cincinnati community.

Professional Development Hours (1.0 PDH accredited)

Reservation deadline: 1/25/17

Reservations not cancelled by 1/25/17 will be billed.

$75 Members with payment received by 1/25/17

$85 Nonmembers with payment received by 1/25/17

$95 No admittance without payment @ the door (seating not guaranteed)

$200 (to sponsor educational seminar (seat not included)

Business attire required (Jacket and tie - No jeans or sneakers)

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