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Design Professionals Webinar - The Next Wave - Progressive Design-Build: Owners' Perspective

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST

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Design Professionals Webinar – The Next Wave – Progressive Design-Build: Owners’ Perspective

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

DBIA-WRP Design Professionals & AIASF Presents Online Webinar Series #2
Design Professionals Webinar – The Next Wave – Progressive Design-Build: Owners’ Perspective

Have you seen the next wave coming? It is progressive. Join current and future partners for this three-part series focused on Progressive Design-Build, presented jointly by AIASF and DBIA WPR. Learn from pioneers in the industry who have experienced the benefits and challenges of the delivery methodology. Come prepared with an open mind and any questions you might have. The format for each of the three virtual sessions will be moderated panel discussions, opening up to participant questions. Join the conversation and be ready to navigate the progressive wave.

The second session in the series will focus on the Owners’ experience in delivering Progressive Design-Build (PDB) projects. The panel will consist of Owners sharing their journey toward adopting PDB delivery model, as well as their perspectives on the process. They will discuss implementation challenges and how (or if) they might modify their approach in the future.

1. Learn why Owners elect Progressive Design-Build delivery model
2. Learn about owners’ challenges when using Progressive Design-Build
3. Learn about Progressive Design-Build best practices
4. Hear from owners about their Lessons Learned




Rebekah Gladson, FAIA, AUU, DBIA

Mike Meredith, FDBIA, LEED
Capital Outlay Program Manager, California Department of General Services

Bill Olmsted
Executive Director, Union WELL Inc.

Eric Smith, PE, DBIA
Associate Vice Chancellor, Capital Program Management – University of California San Diego

Simin Naaseh, SE
Senior Principal, Forell | Elsesser Structural Engineers


February 24
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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