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Event: HGA Presents at DBIA Western Pacific Region Annual Conference

HGA team members will present three programs at the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Western Pacific Region (WPR) 2019 Annual Regional Conference, May 16.

The programs include:

Program: The Right Partners—An Architect’s Perspective of the Ideal Attributes of Successful Design-Build Teams

Speakers: Samara Lull (HGA), Matt Richter (SmithGroup), Naomi Whitesel (McCarthy Building), John C. Webre (Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture)

Date: May 16, 2019

Time: 10:45 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Location: Napa, California

This panel explores best practices for selecting and on-boarding team members to create exceptional client experi­ences. Panelists share real-life examples about assembling winning teams within traditional and progressive design-build de­liveries.

Program: Maximizing the DSA Collaborative Process from Business Case Through Execution

Speakers: Samara Lull (HGA), Chris Strugar-Fritsch (San Mateo County Community College District), Corrie Messinger (McCarthy Building)

Date: May 16, 2019

Time: 2:00 P.M. – 3:15 P.M.

Location: Napa, California

This workshop takes an in-depth look at California’s Division of the State Architect (DSA) Collaborative Process to examine key functions, project value, and investments required by the entire team. The workshop will highlight Cañada College B23 Science & Technology Building as a case study, which reduced a projected seven- to nine-month review period down to 3-1/2 months.

Program: Progressive Design Build—What Would I Have Done Differently?

Speakers: Stan Chiu (HGA), David Crotty (HOK), Roxanne Malek (SmithGroup), Felipe Engineer-Manriquez (McCarthy Building)

Date: May 16, 2019

Time: 2:00 P.M. – 3:15 P.M.

Location: Napa, California

In this panel discussion, architects share lessons learned from a range of project sizes in different markets, emphasizing how to drive success for a fully integrated design-build team and “project-first” culture.

About DBIA Western Pacific Region

Founded in 1993, the Design-Build Institute of America is a membership organization focused on increasing the successful use of innovative design-build teams on non-residential building, civil infrastructure, and process industry projects.

For more information, visit DBIA WPR Annual Regional Conference.