2015 Conference Downloads

The 2015 CII Annual Conference had the theme, “Leading the Performance Revolution.” It was held in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Monday – August 3
CII Next-Generation Leaders Forum: Advocacy and Influence
(Sponsored by the Next-Generation Leaders Community of Practice)
John Daly, The University of Texas at Austin
Daly Next-Gen (PPT)
Daly Next-Gen (PDF)
CII Orientation Reception
Wayne Crew, CII
Tad Fry, Anheuser-Busch InBev
John Hewitt, Matrix Service Company
Jewell Walters, CII
Orientation (PPT)
Orientation (PDF)
Tuesday – August 4
Welcome from the Annual Conference Chair
Daniel Christian, Victaulic
Christian Opener (PPT)
Christian Opener (PDF)
Christian Opener video
Welcome to Boston
Sam Sleiman, Massachusetts Port Authority and the Construction Management Association of America
Sleiman Welcome video
CII Director’s Remarks
Wayne Crew, CII
Crew Opener (PPT)
Crew Opener (PDF)
Crew Opener video
A Brave New World: Who Will Survive When New Technology Reshapes the A/E/C Industry?​
(Keynote Address)
Barry LePatner, Barry LePatner & Associates LLP
LePatner Keynote (PPT)
LePatner Keynote (PDF)
LePatner Keynote video
Great Taste, Less Filling – PDRI for Small Industrial Projects (PDRI-SIP)​
(Research Team 314, A Project Definition Rating Index for Small Industrial Projects)
Brad Lynch, TransCanada Corporation
RT-314 Plenary (PPT)
RT-314 Plenary (PDF)
RT-314 Implementation (PPT)
RT-314 Implementation (PDF)
RT-314 video
Successful Delivery of Mega-projects​
(Research Team 315, Portfolio of Projects – Metrics for Success)
Ronnie Stephens, The Williams Companies, Inc.
RT-315 Plenary (PPT)
RT-315 Plenary (PDF)
RT-315 Implementation (PPT)
RT-315 Implementation (PDF)
RT-315 video
Measuring the Success of a $3 Billion "Laboratory of Innovation"​
(Case Study: Massachusetts Department of Transportation & Keville Enterprises; Sponsored by CMAA)
Victoria Sheehan, Massachusetts Department of Transportation
MassDOT Plenary (PPT)
MassDOT Plenary (PDF)
MassDOT Implementation (PPT)
MassDOT Implementation (PDF)
MassDOT video
Find Your Revolution: The Next-Generation Leaders Sparking a COP Revolution​
(Next-Generation Leaders Community of Practice​)
Stacey Gibson, Burns & McDonnell
Dan Gary, CCC Group, Inc.
NGLCOP Plenary (PPT)
NGLCOP Plenary (PDF)
NGLCOP Implementation (PPT)
NGLCOP Implementation (PDF)
NGLCOP video
Effective Project Alignment for Construction Success​
(Research Team 310, Improving Engineering and Procurement Alignment and Coordination with Construction)
John Raad, General Motors Company
RT-310 Plenary (PPT)
RT-310 Plenary (PDF)
RT-310 Implementation (PPT)
RT-310 Implementation (PDF)
RT-310 video
Critical Factors for Commissioning/Start-up Success​
(Research Team 312, Best Practices for Commissioning and Start-up)
Joel Tremblay, Project Resources Company, A Division of Chevron
RT-312 Plenary (PPT)
RT-312 Plenary (PDF)
RT-312 Implementation (PPT)
RT-312 Implementation (PDF)
RT-312 video
CII Chair’s Remarks
Jim Backes, Hargrove Engineers + Constructors
(2015 CII Chair)
Backes CII Chair (PPT)
Backes CII Chair (PDF)
Backes Chair video
Organizational Strategies for Instantaneous Project Controls​
(Research Team 316, Instantaneous Project Control Systems)
Doug Weaver, Walbridge
RT-316 Plenary (PPT)
RT-316 Plenary (PDF)
RT-316 Implementation (PPT)
RT-316 Implementation (PDF)
RT-316 video
Tap into CII Best Practices​​
(Implementation Strategy and Professional Development Committees)
Michael Peters, CB&I
ISC-PDC Plenary (PPT)
ISC-PDC Plenary (PDF)
ISC-PDC Implementation (PPT)
ISC-PDC Implementation (PDF)
ISC-PDC video
Removing the Blinders: New Perspectives in Delivering Information to the Crafts
(Research Team 327 (BTSC), Innovative Delivery Methods of Information to the Crafts)
John Fish, Ford, Bacon & Davis, Inc./S & B Engineers & Constructors, Ltd.
RT-327 Plenary (PPT)
RT-327 Plenary (PDF)
RT-327 Implementation (PPT)
RT-327 Implementation (PDF)
RT-327 video
Maximizing Success on Integrated Projects: An Owner's Guide​
(Charles Pankow Foundation & CII Joint Research)
Greg Gidez, Hensel Phelps Construction Company
Pankow Plenary (PPT)
Pankow Plenary (PDF)
Pankow Implementation (PPT)
Pankow Implementation (PDF)
Pankow video
Successful Delivery of Flash Track Projects​
(Research Team 311, Successful Delivery of Flash Track Projects)
Donald Cahill, Tennessee Valley Authority
Charles Whitener, Lauren Engineers & Constructors, Inc.
RT-311 Plenary (PPT)
RT-311 Plenary (PDF)
RT-311 Implementation (PPT)
RT-311 Implementation (PDF)
RT-316 video
Richard L. Tucker Leadership & Service Award Presentation
Richard E. Hoffer
Tucker Award video
Carroll H. Dunn Award of Excellence Presentation
Craig L. Martin
Dunn Award video
Wednesday – August 5
From Dream to Reality: Emerging Technologies Now and When?​
(Keynote Address)
Jan Tuchman, Engineering News-Record
Tuchman Keynote (PPT)
Tuchman Keynote (PDF)
Tuchman Keynote video
Smart Thinking and 10-10 Team Indicators​
(Sponsored by the Performance Assessment Committee​)
Art Markman, The University of Texas at Austin
PAC Plenary (PPT)
PAC Plenary (PDF)
PAC Implementation (PPT)
PAC Implementation (PDF)
PAC video
Supervisor Certification Is a Safety "Force Multiplier"
(Case Study: DTE Energy & AECOM)
Brad Giles, AECOM
DTE-AECOM Implementation (PPT)
DTE-AECOM Implementation (PDF)
Is There a North American Demographic Craft Labor Cliff that Will Affect Project Performance?
(Research Team 318, Is There a Demographic Craft Labor Cliff that Will Affect Project Performance?)
Jennifer Sulak Brown, Barton Malow Company
RT-318 Plenary (PPT)
RT-318 Plenary (PDF)
RT-318 Implementation (PPT)
RT-318 Implementation (PDF)
RT-318 video
Visual Sensing and Analytics for Construction and Infrastructure Management
(Sponsored by the Academic Committee)
Burcu Akinci, Carnegie Mellon University
Academic Implementation (PDF)
Academic Plenary (PDF)
Academic video
Validating Advanced Work Packaging as a Best Practice – A Game Changer
(Research Team 319, Transforming the Industry: Making the Case for Advanced Work Packaging as a Standard (Best) Practice)
Jim Rammell, Wood Group Mustang
RT-319 Plenary (PPT)
RT-319 Plenary (PDF)
RT-319 Implementation (PDF)
RT-319 video
Global Construction Outlook: Divergences in the World Economy and Construction Markets
(Keynote Address)
Scott Hazelton, IHS
Hazelton Keynote (PPT)
Hazelton Keynote (PDF)
Hazelton Keynote video
Director’s Closing Remarks
Wayne Crew, CII
Crew Closer (PPT)
Crew Closer (PDF)
Crew Closer video
Annual Conference Chair’s Closing Remarks
Daniel Christian, Victaulic
Christian Closer video