LCI Los Angeles and Orange County Community of Practice

Monday, November 18, 2019 – 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM PST
Garden Grove, CA

Southland Industries

Designers, constructors, owners, and trade partners from across the region will meet Nov. 18 for LCI Los Angeles/Orange County CoP’s Lean Coffee event, an open conversation in a low-pressure environment about the topics that are relevant to the Lean community. The event will be held in The Quad, a collaborative big room space inside Southland Industries’ Southern California division, to propose discussion topics around problems in the industry and the lessons learned along the way in embracing the Lead methodology.

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Procore & ENR Webinar Series: Lean IPD Strategies from the Subcontractor Perspective

Thursday, November 7, 2019 – 14:00 EST

The Engineering News-Record and Procore teams will meet online with several suppliers and subcontractors on Nov. 7 to discuss construction initiatives with their free webinar series. The event includes Southland Industries’ Andrew Rhodes, Business Development Lead, who will lead a discussion on “Lean IPD Strategies from the Subcontractor Perspective,” focused on best practices to implement on IPD projects, plus concepts or technologies you can use to boost teamwork and efficiency within any project delivery method.

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Design-Build Conference & Expo 2019

Wednesday, November 5, 2019 – Friday, November 8, 2019

Las Vegas, NV
Caesar’s Palace


This year’s Design-Build Conference and Expo seeks to provide innovative learning formats and engaging spaces that foster knowledge exchanges to allow for the alignment of education to your personal learning level, need, and interests. With a jam-packed schedule including the hottest design-build topics, trends and innovations, the conference will give participants a personal tour of the impressive work underway at the Las Vegas Raiders Stadium as well as some new ideas on how to implement Design-Build on any project that might need a fresh perspective. Topics include BIM standards, Asset Management, Design Management, innovations in Project Delivery, Lean methodology, MEP systems, and many more. Visit us at booth 333.

Click here for the event schedule.

2019 Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State (CP of NYS) Annual Conference

Monday, October 28, 2019 – Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Hilton Hotel

The 2019 Cerebral Palsy Associations of New York State (CP of NYS) Annual Conference aims to provide an opportunity for staff, volunteers, consumers and their families to exchange ideas, learn new skills and get a glimpse of new technologies affecting the lives of people with disabilities. The conference features speakers sharing views on Residential Services, Day Programs, Assistive Technology, Education, Healthcare, Clinical Services, Communications, Development, Finance, Management, and other topics.

Envise Branch Manager Jody Baldwin will share his perspective on “Building a Future-Ready Technology Platform for Everybody.” As a graduate of Cornell University and a lifelong learner, Baldwin thrives when leveraging existing technologies, promoting the development and acceptance of new technologies and envisioning a future when technology will substantially improve the buildings where we live, work, recover, worship and play, especially for those faced with complex medical conditions.

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2019 Energy Exchange

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 – Thursday, August 22, 2019

Denver, Colorado
Colorado Convention Center

Southland Energy is hosting a booth at the 2019 Energy Exchange, a three-day training, trade show, and peer-networking event that will feature more than 100 training sessions, over a dozen plenary speakers, 13 technical tracks, and the opportunity to interact with the larger federal energy- and water-management community.

Southland is also hosting four speaking sessions at the event:
Tuesday, August 20, from 10:30AM – 12:00PM
Jason Gladney
Track 6, Session 1: Enterprise Analytics: Leveraging the Data Dump

Wednesday, August 21, from 2:00PM – 3:30 PM
Abdullah Karimi
Track 6, Session 6: Energy Modeling for New and Retrofit Design

Thursday, August 22, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Mark Vilchuck
Track 6, Session 9: Leveraging Audits and Evaluations for Resilience

Thursday, August 22, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Eric Nyenhuis
Track 9, Session 9: Implementing Wireless Solutions Today and in the Future

To learn more, click here.

Lean Construction Congress

June 3-5, 2019
Helsinki, Finland

Southland Industries’ Jessica Kelley will be a keynote speaker at the Lean Construction Institute’s “Lean Construction Congress” in Helsinki, Finland. Entitled “Optimizing Prefabrication with Lean,” Kelley’s presentation will focus on how Southland applies lean principles to drive prefabrication success, as well as how Integrated Project Deliver models enable deeper application and greater opportunities internally and across the project team.

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2019 Construction vs Cancer SoCal

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Anaheim, California

Southland Industries is a platinum sponsor of the American Cancer Society’s “2019 Construction vs Cancer SoCal” at Angel Stadium in Anaheim on Sunday, April 28. Showing the softer side of construction, the local construction industry has forged a partnership with the American Cancer Society in its mission to find a cure for cancer. Free to the public, the event is designed to offer kids and families a day of fun and entertainment. Featured VIP guests will be pediatric cancer patients, survivors and their families.

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2019 PNW Forum

April 11-13, 2019
Seattle, WA
Seattle Marriott Waterfront

Southland Industries’ Lindsey York will be a presenter at the National Association of Women in Construction’s (NAWIC) 2019 PNW Forum. An experienced design-build partner, Lindsey will share the lean process of pull planning and how it should be employed for maximum results.

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2019 VAIS Heads of School Conference

Sunday, January 27, 2019 – Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Charlottesville, VA
The Boar’s Head Resort

Southland Energy is a proud sponsor of the Virginia Association of Independent Schools’ (VAIS) Heads of School Conference. This year’s conference will tackle the real issues facing independent schools across Virginia and the nation, but approach them from a perspective of opportunity and inspiration. From topics of social media to finance, each topic is built to inspire new thinking and rejuvenate participants to feel energized, encouraged and inspired.

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Energy Exchange and the Better Buildings Summit 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 – 08:00 to Thursday, August 23, 2018 – 17:00

Huntington Convention Center
Cleveland, Ohio

Southland Energy will be among leaders from the federal, private, education, and state and local government sectors who will convene to accelerate the adoption of energy and water efficiency, integrated resilience, emerging and secure technologies, and replicable renewable energy solutions.

Southland Energy Booth #523

To register or to learn more, click here.


Join Southland Energy’s own subject matter experts during the following sessions:

Eric Nyenhuis, PE is presenting “Audits II”

Session 8, Thursday 8:30-10:00am 

Track 7: Building Automation Essentials,

Session Description: Proper analysis of energy information and transformation of the energy data into actionable projects are essential to meeting overall energy consumption goals. This session will provide real world examples of audits and how audits are transformed into projects.

Ramin Rezaei is presenting “Energy Modeling”

Session 2, Tuesday 2:00 – 3:30pm

Track 8 Data Literacy

Session Description: The session provides training on basic and advanced modeling techniques for existing buildings using popular tools such as building simulation software, spreadsheet analysis, and computational fluid dynamics.  Additionally, the session will demonstrate the pros and cons of different tools and models and how to apply best practices.

Jason Gladney is presenting “Enterprise Analytics: What Do We Do with the Data Dump?”

Session 7, Wednesday 4:00 – 5:30pm

TRACK 8 Data Literacy

Session Description: This session describes the use of energy and building statistics to understand how energy is used in buildings.  Once energy use is understood at the building level, then data analytic tools can be deployed to understand how energy is used across various campuses and climactic zones to identify the best in class and least efficient buildings.