Fall/Winter 2012 — Events

This article is included in the Fall/Winter 2012 edition of the DPR Newsletter.

American Institute of Architects, Austin, “Food For Thought Class”

DECEMBER 12, 2012
Austin Center for Architecture, Austin, TX

DPR’s Jason Choyce will speak on how owners can save time and money with a concentrated effort up front to reduce schedule durations and change orders with the use of target value design.

Arizona Businesses Advancing Sustainability (AzBAS) Quarterly Meeting

DECEMBER 13, 2012
DPR Phoenix Office, Phoenix, AZ

DPR’s Ryan Ferguson will present on the current state of sustainable construction, followed by a case study presentation and tour of DPR’s net-zero LEED®-NC Platinum Phoenix office.

Bisnow Healthcare Summit

DECEMBER 18, 2012
Los Angeles, CA

DPR’s Brian Gracz will speak at the Bisnow Healthcare Summit about trends in the Southern California healthcare market. From 2010 to 2012, Gracz served a critical role in the successful construction of Palomar Medical Center, a $660 million ground-up hospital, referred to as the “Hospital of the Future.”

Alliance for Construction Excellence Project Delivery Methods Task Force Meeting

JANUARY 10, 2013
Phoenix, AZ

DPR’s Peter Berg and Ram Ganapathy will co-present with representatives from the project team on the recently completed, award-winning Health Sciences Education Building on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus. The conversation will highlight the multi-faceted collaborative team and the success of this design-assist project.

Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) Construction Roundtable

JANUARY 24, 2013
Viceroy Hotel, Miami Beach, FL

DPR’s Chris Gorthy will speak on “Industry Innovation: A Case Study on Doing More with Less, Focused on BIM, Integration, and Sustainability.”

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Foundation Event

JANUARY 29, 2013
Irvine, CA

Dave Seastrom, DPR’s Southern California regional manager, will participate in a three-person panel discussion on “Success from Scratch: How Business Models and Culture Make a Difference.”

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Virginia Chapter (ABC-VA), LEED Documentation for Subcontractors

FEBRUARY 28, 2013
ABC-VA Training Facility, Dulles, VA

DPR’s Karen Wallace and Sarah Moreau will teach a U.S. Green Building Council-approved course with the objective of helping subcontractors gain a greater understanding of the LEED documentation process and project certification.

International Conference on Biocontainment Facilities

MARCH 18-19, 2013
San Diego, CA

DPR’s Bryan McCaffrey and Kevin Murphy will share lessons learned along with the owner and architect, on the new ABSL-3 laboratory on the Emory University campus. The presentation will include a discussion of National Institute of Health (NIH)’s design requirements manual, financials, virtual coordination and collaboration, design implementation, subcontractor procurement, and construction.

American Society for Training & Development, 2013 International Conference & Exposition

MAY 19-22, 2013
Dallas, TX

DPR’s Cari Williams and Melissa Bargman will speak on “Infusing People Skills Training in Traditionally Technical Environments.” They will share the story of how DPR created an extensive and dynamic developmental skills training program, the timeline of the roll-out, and the many lessons learned along the way.