Speakers

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Jason Bonnet
SVP Development
Brookfield Properties

Scott West
VP Quality Management
Granite Construction

Day One

Tuesday September 22, 2020

3:00 pm | 6.00 | 3.00 - Chair’s Closing Remarks

10:40 am | 1.40 | 10.40 - Chair’s Thanks & Morning Summary

7:30 am | 10.30 | 7.30 - Chair’s Welcome

Day Two

Wednesday September 23, 2020

2:30 pm | 5.30 | 2.30 - Chair’s Closing Remarks

9:00 am | 12.00 | 9.00 – Chair’s Thanks & Morning Summary

7:30 am | 10.30 | 7.30 - Chair’s Welcome

Series 1 – Kick-Starting Your Quality Program

1:00 pm | 4.00 | 1.00 - Assessing the Existing Culture & Conditions in Your Organization to Tailor Your Quality Program

Mark Walsh
Global Director of Technical Design
Perkins and Will

Day Two

Wednesday September 23, 2020

8:20 am | 11.20 | 8.20 - Panel: Improving Contracting & Specification Language to Ensure Contractors are Better Able to Deliver Projects on Time, To Scope

Series 2 - Quality in Design

11:30 am | 2.30 | 11.30 - Developing a QA/QC Program for Your Design Firm

Lance Simons
VP Quality & Safety
The Haskell Company

Carol Post
Chief Quality Assurance Officer
Thornton Tomasetti

Series 2 - Quality in Design

1:00 pm | 4.00 | 1.00 - Developing & Mentoring Design Professionals to Increase Technical Knowledge Firm-Wide

11:30 am | 2.30 | 11.30 - Developing a QA/QC Program for Your Design Firm

Curtis Hartog
Executive Director
Minneapolis Public Schools

Day Two

Wednesday September 23, 2020

8:20 am | 11.20 | 8.20 - Panel: Improving Contracting & Specification Language to Ensure Contractors are Better Able to Deliver Projects on Time, To Scope

7:40 am | 10.40 | 7.40 - Implementing Pre-Activity Meetings on High Visibility Projects to Ensure Strategic Alignment With the Entire Team at Project Kick-Off

Mike Raftery
VP & Director of Risk Management
Turner Construction

Day One

Tuesday September 22, 2020

9:30 am | 12.30 | 9.30 - Panel: Assessing the Impact of Covid-19 on Quality & How We Can Harness These Changes to Move the Needle With Quality Execution

Brandon Floyd
Corporate Quality Assurance & Customer Experience Program Manager
Rosendin Electric

Loan Ngô
Senior Director of Quality
Mortenson

Series 1 – Kick-Starting Your Quality Program

2:30 pm | 5.30 | 2.30 - Harnessing Tried & Tested Techniques to Influence Culture Change Step-by-Step

Chad Dorgan
Past President
CQEC Board of Governors

Day One

Tuesday September 22, 2020

7:40 am | 10.40 | 7.40 - 15 Years On: Keeping the Quality Culture Thriving

Series 1 – Kick-Starting Your Quality Program

1:00 pm | 4.00 | 1.00 - Assessing the Existing Culture & Conditions in Your Organization to Tailor Your Quality Program

Brian Bennett
Superintendent
Jingoli Power

Dawn Shikoski
Project Manager
PSE&G

Lisa Nakamura
VP Learning & Leadership
PJ Dick - Trumbull - Lindy Paving

Series 4 – Impacting Company Culture & Protocols

11:30 am | 2.30 | 11.30 - Driving Engagement & Retention in Quality Learning Programs

Lori Snetsinger
Director of Operational Excellence
Brookfield Properties

Nathan Tuttle
Director of Technical Standards
JCJ Architecture

Series 2 - Quality in Design

2:30 pm | 5.30 | 2.30 - Developing Quality Assurance & Control Workflows With BIM Today! What About Tomorrow?

Hannah Franklin
Assistant Vice President
Leeding Builders Group

Day Two

Wednesday September 23, 2020

1:50 pm | 4.50 | 1.50 - Panel: Exploring the Changing Character of Our Industry & How We, as Quality Leaders, Can Further Develop Our Programs to Meet Expectations for Quality Excellence

Paul Edwards
Director of Corporate Quality
Stacy and Witbeck Inc.

Paula Bodine
Director of Quality Assurance
TDIndustries

Chris Hauska
Director of Quality Assurance
Gables Residential

Bill Bennington
National Quality Manager
PCL Construction

Paz Arroyo
Quality Leader
DPR Construction

Series 4 – Impacting Company Culture & Protocols

1:00 pm | 4.00 | 1.00 - Making Your Case & Becoming an Influencer at All Levels of the Organization

Jay Nix
Project Manager
Southwire

Brian Stroik
Chair
Air Barrier Association of America

Series 3 – Inspections & Testing

2:30 pm | 5.30 | 2.30 - Developing Your Building Enclosure Testing & Commissioning Plan

Paul Stewart
Quality Director
Kiewit

Day Two

Wednesday September 23, 2020

1:50 pm | 4.50 | 1.50 - Panel: Exploring the Changing Character of Our Industry & How We, as Quality Leaders, Can Further Develop Our Programs to Meet Expectations for Quality Excellence

Alyssa Schear
Industry Outcome Lead, Construction
Autodesk

Day One

Tuesday September 22, 2020

8:20 am | 11.20 | 8.20 - Harnessing Data to Strategically Improve Quality Program Outcomes

Scott Staffon
Director of Risk Management
Cobb Strecker Dunphy & Zimermann Inc.

Charles Hatton
Principal Engineer
PSE&G

Jeanette Shaw
Director of QA/QC & Sustainability
Powers Brown

Ken McMillan
Director of Quality Assurance
Ledcor

Robert Swink
Director of Quality Assurance & Quality Control
Samet Corporation

Peter Ukstins
Construction Risk Engineering Consultant Subcontractor Default Insurance
AXA XL

Sue Klawans
Principal
SK Lean

Series 4 – Impacting Company Culture & Protocols

2:30 pm | 5.30 | 2.30 - Harnessing Lean to Improve Quality Programs

Hani Emari
Director of Corporate Outreach
PMI

Series 1 – Kick-Starting Your Quality Program

11:30 am | 2.30 | 11.30 - Harnessing the Core Foundations of a Good Quality Program to Establish a New Protocol for Your Company

Jeff Taylor
Quality Assurance & Quality Control Manager
Harwood International

Adam Makino
Director of Quality Assurance
EllisDon

James Budgell
Quality Director
Ledcor

Josh Rodgers
Integrated Construction Manager
Mortenson

Mike O’Sullivan
National Quality Manager
PCL Construction

Matt Biehl
Director of Quality Control
Kinsley Construction

Amy Yount
Group Quality Manager - Transportation
Sundt

Day Two

Wednesday September 23, 2020

1:50 pm | 4.50 | 1.50 - Panel: Exploring the Changing Character of Our Industry & How We, as Quality Leaders, Can Further Develop Our Programs to Meet Expectations for Quality Excellence

Jakub Pustkowski
Project Manager
J. Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc

Corey Zussman
Director of Quality Management
Pepper Construction

Nicholas Michael
Quality Manager
Storybuilt

Day Two

Wednesday September 23, 2020

8:20 am | 11.20 | 8.20 - Panel: Improving Contracting & Specification Language to Ensure Contractors are Better Able to Deliver Projects on Time, To Scope

Jeff Cumpston
Quality Management Director
Nabholz Construction

Larry Stone
Quality Lead
J. H. Findorff & Son Inc

Laurie Stidham
QA/QC Manager
AECOM Hunt

Series 3 – Inspections & Testing

11:30 am | 2.30 | 11.30 - Building an Inspections & Testing Plan to Effectively Plan, Schedule, & Minimize Project Delays

Dennis Murphy
Quality Program Manager
Kiewit

Greg Munna
Project Manager
The Walsh Group

Mark Drzewiecki
Regional Quality Manager
Mortenson

Day One

Tuesday September 22, 2020

9:30 am | 12.30 | 9.30 - Panel: Assessing the Impact of Covid-19 on Quality & How We Can Harness These Changes to Move the Needle With Quality Execution

Steve King
Safety & Quality Manager of TDS
I.B. Abel, Inc

Tracy Kimmel
Site Quality Manager
Tellepsen

Sara Sadek
Corporate QAQC Manager
PJ Dick - Trumbull - Lindy Paving

Series 4 – Impacting Company Culture & Protocols

11:30 am | 2.30 | 11.30 - Driving Engagement & Retention in Quality Learning Programs

Travis Fischer
VDC Manager
Kinsley Construction

Don Keenan
Quality Manager
LeChase Construction

Derek Dizon
QA/QC Manager
Merriman Anderson Architects

Kevin Siniscalchi
Quality Control Inspector
Jingoli Power

Russell Klapperich
Risk Engineer
AXA XL

Jonathan Giovanni
Regional Quality Manager
MWH Constructors Inc

Steve Black
Senior Quality Support Manager
Power Construction

Series 3 – Inspections & Testing

1:00 pm | 4.00 | 1.00 - Understanding the Ins & Outs of Materials Testing From Lab to Field

Collin Sutt
Quality Consultant
American Contractors Insurance Group

Mitch Miller
Principal
M2 Architectural Solutions

Tom Boissy
Quality Support Manager
Power Construction

Mario Piette
Quality Coordinator
Ledcor

Eugenio Jaramillo
Adjunct Professor
University of Florida

Series 1 – Kick-Starting Your Quality Program

11:30 am | 2.30 | 11.30 - Harnessing the Core Foundations of a Good Quality Program to Establish a New Protocol for Your Company