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LEAN Healthcare Design and Construction Project Delivery w/ AHC

AHC’s Spring Conference is a series of presentations pertaining to LEAN methods for both design and construction.

This day-long event begins with a session by NBBJ on healthcare design and planning using LEAN delivery methods. A case study titled “IPD, Not just for the big boys and girls” will discuss the approach by OHSU, PKA, and Hoffman Construction Company at the OHSU Center for Health and Healing floors 12 and 15 to incorporate LEAN and IPD strategies on a smaller project scope and team.

The Onboarding and Project Tour – OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building will share Portland’s first true Integrated Project Delivery Project and LEED Platinum cancer research center. The KCRB is currently under construction by a highly-collaborative, innovative, and efficient team on Portland’s South Waterfront. The entire IPD team has been co-located since preconstruction and team collaboration has been practice every day. This presentation and tour will introduce the team’s mission to “Go Slow to Go Fast”. The session will begin at the project colocation building and in the “big room” conference area where attendees will go through the same onboarding presentation as those working on the project, then tour the colocation building, tour the KCRB site and return to do Q&A.

Registration Closes Friday, April 13, 2018
Early Bird Deadline: April 6, 2018. After this time, the price increases 15%

Looking for accommodations?
Residence Inn Portland Downtown/RiverPlace is offering a special group rate for $189 USD per night.
Book your group rate for Architecture For Health Committee Spring 2018
Last day to book: 3/19/18


Friday, April 20, 2018
Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/RiverPlace | 2115 SW River Parkway, Portland, OR 97201

9:30 – 10:00 AM: Registration, Networking

10:00-10:15: Intro to Conference

10:15 – 12:00: Lean Healthcare

12:00 – 1:00: Lunch 

1:00 – 1:50: IPD: Not just for the big boys and girls | OHSU CHH1|12+15 Case Study

2:00 – 3:50: Tour Presentation: OHSU Knight Cancer Research Building IPD

4:00 PM  Program Ends

Full program schedule + speaker bios coming soon! All speakers subject to change. 


  • Embrace the notion that ethical behavior and culture are the foundation for successful teaming. Create a collaborative approach for bringing team members together, regardless of level of experience.
  • See how LEAN enables a collaborative partnership with an authority having jurisdiction thus allowing expedited discussions of life safety issues and elimination of surprises.
  • Gain a basic understanding of several Lean tools and processes and compile a toolkit which includes innovation in medical planning, pull planning, target value design, co-location, and functional team structure.
  • Reinforce a sense of community and culture where innovation thrives.


Includes 5 LU (HSW) + lunch and light refreshments

$60.00 AIA Member
$60.00 Government + Partners
$30.00 Emeritus/Retirees
$90.00 Non-Member

Early Bird Deadline: April 6, 2018. After this time, the price increases 15%

Reduced rate options are available, please submit the Continuing Education Scholarship / Reduced Rate Request form  via email by Thursday, April 12


Teri Oelrich, NBBJ | Rich Brecke, McCarthy Andersen Joint Venture | Dirk Koopman, Hoffman Construction Company | Thane Eddington, PKA Architects | Ian Bowen, Kaiser Permanente

All speakers subject to change. 


Join the Architecture for Health Committee!

The Architecture for Health Committee (AHC) is a Pacific Northwest committee of individuals who are interested in healthcare architecture and the effort to improve the quality of planning, operation, design and construction of health care facilities. The diverse membership brings together architects and related disciplines interested in the development and practice of design excellence three times per year for a day of sessions and tours.

Check out AIA Seattle’s other Profession and Member Committees to participate in programs, events, and forward-thinking conversations.

Registration or Credit Questions?
Contact Missy Garvin, Volunteer Hospitality at AIA Seattle

Sponsorship Questions?
Contact AIA Seattle Managing Director Kimber Leblicq


April 20, 2018
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Event Price
$30 - $90
Class Credit
5 LU , HSW


AIA Seattle
(206) 448-4938


Residence Inn by Marriott Portland Downtown/RiverPlace
2115 SW River Parkway
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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