Speaking Engagements

UPCOMING

NAWIC National Annual Conference August 2020

Conceptual Planning & Risk Mitigation

Advancing Preconstruction National Conference November 2020

Promoting Collaboration Between Scheduling &

Preconstruction to Create a Cost-Effective Schedule

  • Hearing how and why scheduling has been taken out of its silo and integrated into the preconstruction workflow
  • Outlining what an integrated preconstruction process looks like: how do schedulers, estimators and designers align the timing of their tasks
  • Evaluating the benefits of thinking holistically about time, cost and quality to effectively deliver projects: what’s the impact been so far?

Panel: Sharing Best Practices & Lessons Learned in Defining & Communicating Your Specifications & Budget

  • Benchmarking how clients share responsibility for conceptual estimating between themselves and their project partners: How far do you go with a budget before hiring a project team?
  • Understanding why such variation exists between original budgets and contractor estimates and what others have done to narrow the gap
  • Exploring innovative ways to communicate your vision for the project and ensure design firms and contractors deliver bids that meet your needs

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PAST

University of Houston Women In Construction Panel Discussion February 2020

Healthcare South Conference Panelist Sponsored by Bisnow February 2020

ABC Logic Women’s Panel Discussion July 2020

AGC Houston Conceptual Planning & Scheduling Class 2019-2020

Advancing Construction Planning & Scheduling Sept. 2019

Identifying & Quantifying Schedule Risk

Where can a project fail and lose time, lose money, or lose both?
As a construction professional, building the plan and sticking to a schedule is made complicated by the unknowns, but to what extent can you control the process to identify and quantify schedule risk for a more secure project? This interactive session will walk through processes of analysis, audits, and more to illustrate where and how you can mitigate your risk in your builds moving forwards.

Enhancing Innovation & Humanization of the Schedule: End-User Friendly Reporting

  • Outlining the gap in schedule understanding: appreciating the needs and the importance of specific metrics to your end user
  • Identifying flaws in current schedule reporting: what software pieces are available and what ways are there to present schedule data outside of P6?
  • Principles to consider when dash-boarding your schedule: how can you make it more “human” for your end user in a way that isn’t too labor intensive?

Contractors College Diversity, Presentation on Taking Your Business to the Next Level after Certification, 2018, 2019

University of Miami Presentation on Schedule Planning and Mitigation March 2019

AGC Women In Construction Leadership Panel June 2019

Tellepsen Sponsored Book Signing Event April 2019

Keynote Speaker, NAWIC South Central Region Annual Planning Conference, Breaking New Ground • 35 Years of Women in Construction: Communication, Collaboration, Connectivity 2015

Panelist, for Women in Construction Industry Event for Junior High and High School Girls Sponsored by NAWIC and San Jacinto College 2015

Keynote Speaker, Texas State Facilities Management Conference • Project Delivery Processes Designed for Facilities Management for the University of Houston 2012