Pre-Conference Day

Monday 31st July 2023

9:00 am Registration & Refreshments

10:00 am Workshop A: Getting Your Knowledge Management Program Off the Ground

  • Brian Dunn National Director of Integrated Project Services, JE Dunn Construction Company
  • Cal Todd Knowledge Manager, JE Dunn Construction Company
  • Nate Sampson Knowledge Manager, JE Dunn Construction Company


  • Understanding the drivers for building a dedicated knowledge management function for your firm and how to utilize these to get company-wide buy-in
  • Assessing the current state of your business and the foundations required for success with knowledge management
  • Mapping the process, technological and cultural changes required to get our program off the ground: What were the lessons learned?

12:00 pm Lunch Break

1:00 pm Workshop B: Increasing Efficiency of Knowledge Collection Across the Organization

  • Jim Martin Vice President, CIO, Shepley Bulfinch


  • Evaluating common activities used to gather lessons learned and the frequency with which these happen: How effective are they and what improvements can we make?
  • Understanding the common challenges with centralizing these insights, transforming lessons learned into best practices and tangible knowledge sharing across the organization
  • Educating staff on how they can apply lessons learned from one project to another to ensure permanent change and organizational learning

3:00 pm Afternoon Refreshments

3:30 pm Workshop C: Benchmarking Creative Formats for Knowledge Sharing to Increase Adoption


  • Discussing the different personalities and learning styles within design and construction companies to inform creativity in knowledge sharing
  • Making information more active, less passive, so that knowledge updates are engaged with
  • Understanding adult learning and how that should influence the way you’re hosting trainings 

5:30 pm End of Workshop Day