Samir Emdanat, Director of vPlanner Product Development, recently organized a symposium on Construction Collaboration in conjunction with the Construction Association of Michigan (CAM). Over 100 participants from the largest owners organizations, general contractors, design firms, and sub-contractors participated in this four-hour program which highlighted various themes related to collaboration including:
- The industry's need for more integrated teams,
- The leadership skills required for successful collaboration,
- The appropriate contracting methods to create the context for collaboration, and
- The lean tools and methodologies designed to improve collaboration.
The event took place on January 10th at the Oakland Community College, Auburn Hills, Michigan.