Practical Realities of Collaboration in Construction


Practical Realities of Collaboration in Construction


COAA and GO Productivity present a seminar on the practical realities of a collaborative approach to construction. This is your opportunity to connect, share and network with project owners, contractors and suppliers about participating in collaborative construction projects.

This seminar is for project owners, designers and constructors, subcontractors, craft trades, logistics, service and product suppliers who want to learn more about and be better at collaborative construction approaches.

What kinds of practical changes will you have to make, professionally and business-wise, to optimize the benefits of collaboration? This event will provide insight from industry leaders on collaborative construction models from project design, planning, execution and commissioning. The presenters will explore various collaborative challenges like updating business processes, new performance metrics, and issues in risk and reward sharing.

Breakout Sessions:

All of Us are Smarter than Any of Us!

There will be a breakout session tailored for project owners, managers, and contractors. It will focus on practical approaches to help align suppliers to be ready, willing, and able for collaboration. This session will focus on practice tools and applied learnings. How to get contractor and supplier input by building trust by using constant communications and continuous improvement.

 Be More Competitive within a Collaborative Approach

This breakout will be about new workforce competencies and organizational skills needed for a networked collaborative approach. There will be tips and tools on how your SME company can become more strategic and competitive and benefit from the collaborative model. You will learn how SMEs can achieve productivity improvements, be more innovation, and develop the organizational skills needed to work collaboratively.

AGENDA – Tuesday May 7th

9 am – 10 am     Registration & Networking

10 am – 12 pm  Seminar

12 pm – 1 pm    Lunch and Networking

1 pm – 3 pm       Seminar – Breakouts

Edmonton Convention Centre

9797 Jasper Avenue

Edmonton, Alberta

Price: $199 plus GST – includes lunch and refreshments

7 May

Edmonton Convention Centre
9797 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta

For More Details:

Caitlin Lopez
Event Website