We are taking Construction Innovation Leadership to a city near you! 

Who & What

Come join us for a series of in-person events where industry leaders share innovative and successful processes in construction.⁠ Join a host of industry leading construction experts for a valuable collaboration day.
Shared stories on workflows, technology practices, and new processes to improve projects delivery.

Where & When

June 23 | Phoenix, Arizona 
Venue: West Valley Innovation Alliance - West-MEC, 5487 N 99th Ave, Glendale, AZ  85305

July 14 | Los Angeles, California
Venue: The Westin Los Angeles Airport Conference Room
5400 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045
July 27 | New York, New YorK

August 10 | Houston, Texas
Venue: Hyatt Regency Houston Intercontinental Airport
425 N Sam Houston Pkwy E, Houston, TX 77060

August 10 | Atlanta, Georgia


12:30 | Keynote, Welcome - Complicated vs. Complex (Speaker: Jim Rogers, Oakland Construction)

1:30am | Session 1 - Onboarding and Planning (Speaker: Ben Ross, MindForge)

2:30am | Session 2 - Progress and Timesheets (Speaker: Mike Merrill, Co-Founder of  AboutTime/WorkMax)

3:30pm | Session 4 - Compliance, Risk & Safety (Speaker: Clarke Lamb, HammerTech)

4:00pm | Networking 


  • How to Improve Project Compliance -  Trade Partner Qualification, Legal and Liability.  Top 5 Key Metrics for Success.

  • How to Better Manage Risk - Proven methods to leverage planning, scheduling and safety communications to improve project delivery.

  • Five Ways to Improve Safety and Risk on any Project - Safety improvement practices, leading indicators. Top 3 Key Metrics for Improvement. 


Keynote, Welcome
Jim Rogers, LinkedIn Learning Instructor

Jim_Rogers_080Jim Rogers is an experienced construction industry trainer and educator that stresses the importance of integrating safety, quality and productivity into all operations. Jim is currently an Instructor for LinkedIn Learning where he creates and delivers on-line courses in construction management topics including planning, risk, safety, lean construction, digital workflows, and productivity. These courses have been viewed on-line by hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. Jim’s industry experience includes many years in various roles within the construction industry as well as extensive work with industry trade associations creating training and certification programs. Jim was a faculty member at Arizona State University (ASU) where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses in construction management and created the University’s OSHA Training Institute Education Center. Jim continues to work with industry in consulting roles and focuses on the transformation of traditional paper-based process to digital workflows

Mike Merrill,
Co-Founder of WorkMax by AboutTime Technologies

Mike_headshotWith 10 years as a construction and real estate entrepreneur and 19 years as a technology executive, Mike Merrill, co-founder of WorkMax by AboutTime Technologies, brings strong leadership and construction industry expertise and knowledge. In addition, he’s the host of The Mobile Workforce Podcast where Mike interviews and has impactful discussions with industry experts to inspire change and find out what it takes for companies to effectively manage their mobile workforces. With Mike’s depth of knowledge of the construction industry and mobile workforce technology, he’s a highly sought after author by leading industry trade publications and speaker at industry conferences.

When he isn’t working, Mike is an athletic outdoorsman who enjoys hunting, hiking, traveling and doing anything outdoors while spending time with his wife, children, and grandson.

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