Career promoting and creating project teams inspired to innovate integrated and collaborative processes to design and construct healthcare facilities.
Introduced and launched first Integrated Form of Agreement (IFOA) for UC and UCSF Health. Leads IPD for UCSF new $3.8 B Parnassus Heights Hospital program.
Founder and President, The Center for Innovation in the Design and Construction Industry (CIDCI), an organization to accelerate invention in the Design and Construction.
UCSF Health Medical Center
Zigmund (Zig) Rubel is the Co-founder and CEO of Forsight Digital, a PropTech company specializing in data driven processes to plan complex buildings. Their software, FastPlan, is a SaaS based offering for healthcare planners to determine requirements for their projects. Zig is a recovering healthcare architect, with over 30 years of experience, having worked on over 20 million SF of healthcare facilities throughout the world.
Patricia is a Senior Manager for Lean Project Development at the Boldt Company. She is driven by a desire to maximize value generation in the construction industry. Having both academic and industry backgrounds, Patricia helped owners, general contractors, and trade partners in different countries to adopt collaborative practices that aim to improve project performance and maximize value delivery. Patricia has a degree in Architecture and Urbanism, and a PhD in Civil Engineering with focus on Construction Management.
Rebecca Snelling coaches a variety of people, teams and organizations on Leadership and Lean Transformation. She started in the construction industry in 1996, and has spent the last fifteen years applying Lean principles in various organizations and project types. This includes working with owners, architects, contractors and engineers, Integrated Lean Project Delivery teams, leading strategic planning sessions and implementing various other Lean practices.
Rebecca has developed and delivered training materials, written white papers on various Lean Construction applications and contributed to a number of industry books. She speaks at various industry events across the US and abroad. Rebecca is the Chair of the LCI Board of Directors, an sits on the board for CIDCI.
Principal at RS Consulting
As the founder of Shadow Ventures, a seed-stage tech investment firm, K.P. combines expertise in advanced technologies as an experienced entrepreneur. He's a globally recognized authority in AEC, AI, robotics, and automation and the author of two books. Reddy is passionate about launching startups, raising investments, and leading exits.
Howard Ashcraft is a practicing construction lawyer with extensive experience in major infrastructure projects, especially those using advanced and innovative project delivery methods.
He is particularly well-known for developing the theory and recommended practices for collaborative project delivery approaches, such as Integrated Project Delivery, and in
integrating technology with project delivery. He, with his Hanson Bridgett team, has structured hundreds of collaborative projects and has used these experiences to evolve advanced project delivery. Many of the key publications and texts for IPD were authored, or co-authored, by Howard.
Dr. Semiha Ergan is a faculty member at the Department of Civil and Urban Engineering and Computer Science and Engineering at New York University, and an associated faculty at CUSP. With her background in civil engineering, data science, and building informatics, she works on improving buildings’ performance during design, construction, and operation phases.
She leads the Building Informatics and Visualization Lab (biLAB), where she actively seeks for data driven and model-based solutions to operational challenges associated with construction and operation of civil infrastructure systems, with an emphasis on buildings. Her work has been supported by DOE, NSF, DARPA, and private organizations.
NYU Tandon School of Engineering
Margie O’Driscoll has held leadership positions in nonprofit organizations including: AIA San Francisco, Friends of the Library and the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Foundation. She has taught at Stanford and San Francisco State University. She lives in San Francisco and is currently creating a photo diary of urban life during the COVID-19 pandemic.