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    March, 2016
     

    AGC MA CLC returns to St. Mary's Center for Women & Children

     
    The AGC Construction Leadership Council will once again offer in-kind services and resources to St. Mary's Center for Women & Children in Dorchester.
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    Pictured above: The CLC Executive Committee conducts a walk-through at St. Mary's
     

    Mass Construction Pulse | Volume III
    AGC MA 4th Quarter Construction Report

     
    AGC MA is pleased to partner with Wentworth Institute  of Technology's Construction Management department on this report and its subsequent volumes.  We extend thanks to our previous author, Jonathan Fraker of Lend Lease, and welcome our new author, Erik Simon, PhD of Wentworth Institute of Technology.  Special thanks to Dept. Chair Scott Sumner for facilitating this partnership.
     
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    AGC Welcomes Five New Members!



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    AGC MA at Work for You
     Massport Leads the Conversation on the Future of BIM
    Massport recently held a MA Integrated BIM Approach Roundtable Discussion directed by Luciana Burdi, Deputy Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs, Massport and Danielle Arciero, Manager of Design Technologies Integration, Massport in an effort to better understand and overcome the challenges of BIM implementation.  In attendance were AECOM,AGC MA, BSA, City of Boston, CMAA New England, DCAMM, Dimeo, Gilbane, Heery International, MBTA, MSBA, MSCBA,Northeastern University, SMMA, UMass Amherst and UMBA.


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    MEMBERS IN THE NEWS
     

    AGC Members Sponsor $1,000 Scholarships at WIC Program






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    PROGRAMS & EVENTS

    Practical Construction Law for PM's Supt.'s and Designers | Instructor Dr. John B. Miller

    March 10,  Differing Site Conditions, March 31, Equitable Adjustments | 7:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m. | Register here>>


     

    AGC Women in Construction-The Path to Success
    March 31, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Wentworth Institute of Technology
     


     

    Please join us for this unique opportunity to interact with five AGC Members (with a variety of experience ranging from 2 to 30 years) as they share the challenges and successes they have faced as women in the Construction industry-what has changed and what has stayed the same. Topics will also include: how to expand your personal network and how to identify and manage opportunities for professional growth in the future. 

     
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    ACE Annual Networking Event 
    Join ACE for the annual Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Industry Networking Event! March 24, 2016,   6 - 8:30 pm   Downtown Harvard Club
    Special Guest Speaker:  Marty Walsh, Mayor of Boston
    $75 (beer/wine, hors d'oeuvres AND access to the silent auction)
    Socialize, network and help ACE raise money for student scholarships

     Click here for tickets and sponsorship opportunities
     
     
    Med|Ed Facilities | The Healthcare & Educational Facilities Design & Construction Event for New England
    April 26, 27 | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. | Seaport Hotel 
     
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    EDUCATION 

    OSHA 30-Hour Training
    April 4, 6, 7, 9 | 1:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. |
    AGC Conference Center, Wellesley, MA
     
    Sponsored by:   


     
     
    NFPA 241 - What Owners & Managers Need to Know
    April 7 | 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. | Seaport Hotel-Plaza Ballroom

    Instructors:

    Lt Paul Fitzpatrick, Boston Fire Department                                            
    Peter Harrod, PE, Code Red Consultants
    Tom O'Donnell, City of Boston, ISD
     
    Panelists:
    Charles Rollins, Samuels & Associates
    Peter Wilcox, Travelers Insurance
    Lt Paul Fitzpatrick,  Boston Fire Department
    Tom O'Donnell, City of Boston, ISD
    Peter Harrod, PE, Code Red Consultants
     
    Guests in attendance:
    William "Buddy" Christopher, Commissioner ISD City of Boston
    Deputy Chief Jack Dempsey, Fire Marshal City of Boston
    Lt. Chris Towski, Fire Prevention City of Cambridge
    Michael Yanovitch, Deputy Building Commissioner Town of Brookline
    Deputy Chief Kyle McEachern, Brookline Fire Prevention     
     

     


    OSHA 10-Hour Training
    April 25, 26 7:00 a.m -1:00 p.m. | 
    AGC MA Conference Center, Wellesley
     
    Sponsored by:  
     

     

    AGC Certificate of Management-Building Information Modeling CM-BIM Series
    March 31, April 7, April 28 | 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. | 
    AGC MA Conference Center, Wellesley
    Instructors Mike Choquette, P.E., CM-BIM - Deborah Griffin, Senior Counsel, Holland & Knight and Rebecca McWilliams, Owner, McWilliams Law
     

     

    CM-BIM Unit 1 - Introduction to BIM
    March 3, 2016 Instructor | 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. |  AGC MA Conference Center, Wellesley, MA
    Instructor Mike Choquette, P.E., CM-BIM
     

    AGC Certificate of Management-Building Information Modeling CM-BIM Series

    March 3, March 31, April 7, April 28 | 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. | 
    AGC MA Conference Center, Wellesley, MA
    Instructors Mike Choquette, P.E., CM-BIM - Deborah Griffin, Senior Counsel, Holland & Knight and Rebecca McWilliams, Owner, McWilliams Law

    Constructor Supervisor License Renewal Institute (CSL) 
    On line-anytime 

    You MUST have your CSL License Number to Register and begin your classes.

     

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