Monday, September 3, 2012

Miscellaneous Training and Events


Owners Project Pipeline - Upcoming Projects in the Pacific Northwest (September 5, 2012 from 7:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at the Harbor Club Seattle, 801 Second Ave., Seattle).  $65 for DBIA members; $90 for non-DBIA members.  Sponsored by Design-Build Institute of America.  Click here for more details.

Doing Business with Local Government (September 12, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal in Bellingham, WA). Sponsored by City of Bellingham.  Free.  I will be speaking at 11:00 a.m. on "Doing Business with the Government: What You Need to Know."  If you have questions, contact Joan Cady, City of Bellingham at (360) 778-7700 or at

Webinar: Performance Management - Not Just Measures! (September 13, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. ET to 12:30 p.m. ET).  Sponsored by NIGP.  $59 for NIGP members; $180 for non-NIGP members.  Click here for more information.

Business Matchmaking Entrepreneurship Forum (September 19, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, WA).  Sponsored by Business Matchmaking.  Free.  Registration required.  Click here for more information.

CMAA September Meeting - Sound Transit Update (September 20, 2012 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Rock Salt Steaks and Seafood, 1232 Westlake Ave. N., Seattle).  $45.  Sponsored by Pacific Northwest Chapter of CMAA (Construction Management Association of America).  Click here for more details.

Contract Specification Writing (October 3, 2012 in Everett, WA; October 23, 2012 in Fife, WA).  $75.  Sponsored by WSDOT LTAP Center.  Click here for more details.

Two Short Workshops: "The Legal Side of BIM" and "Design-Build: Pros and Cons for Owners"  (October 17, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the University of Washington Waterfront Activities Center, 3900 Montlake Blvd. NE, Seattle).  Breakfast and light lunch included.  Sponsored by COAA (Construction Owners Association of America) Washington State Chapter.  $30 for COAA members; $35 for non-members.  Click here for more details.


17th Annual Oregon Construction Law Seminar (September 20 and 21, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days in Portland, Oregon). $725 single registration.  Other prices available.  Sponsored by The Seminar Group.  Click here for more information.

GC Showcase and Seminar on "Preconstruction Collaboration Made Simple" (October 3, 2012 from 1::00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Oregon Convention Center, Portland, OR).  Sponsored by The Blue Book Building and Construction Network.  Click here for more details.


Regional Procurement Training (November 29, 2012 at the North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville, NC from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).  Classes include: Developing Local Purchasing Policies; Opening Bids; Writing Bid Specifications; How to Handle Service Contracts; Purchasing Panel Discussion.  Sponsored by the Carolinas Association of Governmental Purchasing (CAGP).  $25 for CAGP members; $30 for non-members.  Click here for more details.
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