Our History

LinCP Forums and other Events 

Below is the listing of events prior to May 2012.  You can find the list of events after May 2012 on our EVENTS page.

Events prior to May 2012:

4th Annual LinCP Forum, Austin, Texas. Theme: "Plan, Fund, Select/Procure; Proactive Project Planning -Three Essential Elements to Ensure Project Success"

North Texas Regional LinCP Forum, October 25-26, 2011, Dallas, Texas
Theme: "Is LEED Sustainable? What is the Future of Green?"

3rd Annual LinCP Forum, April 4-6, 2011, Austin, Texas
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Theme: "Facilitating Change"

East Texas Regional, JUNE 10, 2010, Houston, Texas
. Theme: "Project Planning and Financing"

2nd Annual LinCP Forum, Austin, Texas, Feb. 24-26, 2010

North Texas Regional, October 15-16, 2009, Irving, Texas.  FOCUS:  Project Delivery Processes

South Texas Regional, June 18-19, 2009, San Antonio, Texas

First Annual Forum, February 27, 2009, Austin, Texas

The Origin of I-LinCP
by Carol M. Warkoczewski, AIA, Founder and Chief Vision Officer

I conceived of the LinCP Forum in early 2008 as I contemplated the question, "What would it look like if the key stakeholder constituents involved in capital projects got together to talk about contemporary design and construction issues in a collaborative way?"

You see, as an architect, project manager, and executive at various architectural firms and the University of Texas System, I was involved in the conception, planning, design, construction, and management of many major projects.  As well, my work as a consultant and project process facilitator has brought me into the midst of the planning and delivery of over 80 wide-ranging capital projects.

During the process of Partnering, the key project stakeholders discuss project goals, team values and behaviors, effective communications, expectations, and project issues, but always focused on a specific project.  So, I wondered if it would be of value to invite a "few" of my clients and project participants to a "conversation" that was industry-focused, rather than project focused. As I bounced this idea off some of my clients, I received warm encouragement.  Thus, the first Leadership in Capital Projects (LinCP) Forum was born.

After the first LinCP Forum in February, 2009, I was encouraged to form a nonprofit organization and to take the Forums around Texas. The Institute for Leadership in Capital Projects (I-LinCP) was formed as a Texas nonprofit corporation in January, 2010 and gained nonprofit 501-c-3 status in May, 2011.

We now have I-LinCP chapters in Texas, and expect to go nation-wide in 2015, spreading our mission to:

Evolve the capital projects industry through sharing of knowledge for optimized leadership, delivery, and performance.

Thanks for your support!

Carol M. Warkoczewski, AIA, MSOLE, City Architect, City of San Antonio; Founder, Board Chair, and Chief Vision Officer, Institute for Leadership in Capital Projects (I-LinCP)




2nd Annual LinCP Forum, Austin, Texas, Feb. 24-26, 2010

  • Keynote Presentation (2/24):   Ms. Barbara White Bryson, FAIA MBA, Associate Vice President of Facilities Engineering and Planning, Rice University, “The Owner’s Dilemma”
  • Keynote Presentation (2/25):  Mr. Jack Lowe, Founder and Board Chair, TDIndustries, “Building Organizational Leadership”
Topic #1 -Building Information Modeling (BIM)
Presentations:
Mike Holeman, Texas Facilities Commission - Facilities Design & Construction
Benton Wheatley,  Coats/Rose (Austin)

Panel:
  • Mike Holeman,  Texas Facilities Commission - Facilities Design & Construction
  • Robert Ferguson, Boyken International, a Hill International Company
  • Paulette  Gibbins, Walter P Moore
  • Benton Wheatley,  Coats/Rose (Austin)

Topic  #2 - Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)
Presentations:
James Salmon, Collaborative Construction
Arlee Monson, SmithGroup/F&S

Panel:
  • Vergel Gay, Texas A&M University, Facilities Planning and Construction
  • Arlee Monson, SmithGroup/F&S
  • Joe Dirik, Fulbright & Jaworski (Dallas)
  • James Salmon, Collaborative Construction
  • Leland Rocchio, Lyda Swinerton

Topic #3 - Leadership Built to Last
Presentations:
Fred Raley, SpawGlass
Michael J. English, Michael J. English and Assoc.

Panel:
  • Michael Boyle, City of Austin- Program Management Office
  • Jack Lowe,  TDIndustries
  • Fred Raley, President/CEO, SpawGlass
  • Darrell Pearson, PBK Architects
  • Michael J. English, Michael J. English and Assoc.

Topic #4 - Lean Practices for Design and Construction
Presentations:
Andrew Quirk, SKANSKA
Anita Moran, WHR Architects

Panel:
  • Anita Moran, WHR Architects
  • Scott Evans, HOAR PM
  • Andrew Quirk, SKANSKA
  • Mark Linenberger, Linbeck

North Texas Regional, October 15-16, 2009, Irving, Texas:  
FOCUS:  Project Delivery Processes
  • Opening Presentation: David Bowlin, Director of Operations (Broaddus & Associates), Randall Reaves, Sr. Architect and Attorney (Gensler), “Cost, Schedule, Quality and the Law – Ramifications of Alternative Project Delivery,”
  • Presenter:  Mark Conover, Corporate Risk Manager (DPR Construction), “Integrated Project Delivery – Fundamental Concepts and Key Contract Issues”
Topic #1 – Owner’s Point of View:
  • Bob Lovitt, Vice President Finance and Operations, (Lamar University)
  • Eric Short, Director Program Management Support Services (University of Texas System-OFPC)
  • Vergel Gay, Associate Vice Chancellor of Facilities Planning and Construction (Texas A&M System)

Topic #2 – Construction Manager at Risk:
  • Eric Short, Director of Program Management Support Services (UT System-OFPC)
  • Mike Lanier,  Vice President (HOAR)
  • Matt Daniel, Vice President (Skanska)

Topic #3– Design-Build:
  • Robert Ferguson, Director of Operations-Houston (Boyken)
  • Joel Stone, Vice President and Regional Manager (SpawGlass)
  • Ron Luman, Vice President (Rees-Associates)

Topic #4 – Competitive Sealed Proposals:
  • Rob Roy Parnell, Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities (Texas State University System)
  • Larry Gonda, Chief Estimator (Hensel Phelps)
  • Don Hensley, Principal-Texas Higher Ed (SHW Group)

South Texas Regional, June 18-19, 2009, San Antonio, Texas:
  • Keynote Speaker: Peter E. Graves, Vice Chancellor for Contract Administration, Texas State University System, “A Contractor, an Owner, and an Architect – An Update on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and Texas Legislature Impacts on Texas’ Capital Projects”
  • Presenter:  Jason Choyce, Project Executive, DPR Construction, “Challenges and Successes of Higher Education Green Project Delivery”
Topic #1 – Project Communication:
  • Richard Zamora, Project Manager, UT-San Antonio
  • Bob Phillips, Operations Manager, Hensel Phelps
  • Mike Lackey, Program Director-Higher Education, Parsons

Topic #2 – Green Project Delivery:
  • James Michael, AIA
  • Peter Narvarte, Flintco
  • Andrew Herdeg, Lake Flato Architects

Topic #3 – Project Leadership:
  • Garrett Sullivan, San Antonio NE Independent School District
  • John Devaney, SpawGlass
  • Chuck Larosche, WJE

First Annual Forum, February 27, 2009, Austin, Texas:
  • Keynote Speaker: Peter E. Graves, Vice Chancellor for Contract Administration, Texas State University System, “An Owner, a Contractor, and an Architect”
  • Presenter:  Norma Barr, Barr & Barr Communications Consulting, “Solution-driven Leadership from the Corps of Engineers”
Topic #1 - BUDGET:
  • Dave Dixon, Executive Director - Program Management, U. T. System- Office of Facilities Planning and Construction
  • Mark Pearce,   , Flintco, Inc.
  • Larry Lord, Principal, Lord, Aeck & Sargent Architecture

Topic #2 – COMMUNICATION:
  • Steve Kraal, Sr. Associate V.P., Office of Campus Planning and Facilities, U. T. Austin
  • Tom Fisher, Vice President Southwest District Manager, Hensel Phelps Construction Co.
  • Patrick Bumpas, Vice President, REES Architects

Topic #3 – SCHEDULE:
  • Allen Goldapp – Associate V. P. for Facilities Service, Midwestern State University
  • Joel Stone, Vice President, Regional Manager, SpawGlass Contractor
  • Mike Lackey, Program Director, Higher Education, Parsons

Topic #4 – LEADERSHIP:
  • Mike Ellicott, Vice Chancellor, Texas Tech University System
  • Jason Choyce, Project Executive-Higher Education, DPR Construction, Inc.
  • Andrew Herdeg, Design Architect, LakeFlato Architects


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