Sunday, September 19, 2021

11:00 AM – 5:30 PM

NCLC Registration/Information Desk Open
Location: Palms Registration Desk

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

NCLC Welcome from AGC President and Update from AGC Chief Executive Officer
Location: Royal Ballroom

Speakers: Bob Lanham, AGC President, President, Williams Brothers Construction Co., Houston, TX; and Steve Sandherr,  AGC Chief Executive Officer

2:30 PM -3:30 PM

A Conversation with Donna Brazile and Chris Stirewalt
Location: Royal Ballroom

Speakers: Donna Brazile and Chris Stirewalt

Moderator: Steve Sandherr, AGC Chief Executive Officer

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Break
Location: Royal Foyer

4:00 PM – 5:15 PM

Opening Keynote: ” Accelerating a Culture of Care”
Location: Royal Ballroom

Speaker: Mark Havens, Senior Consultant, FDP Global

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

NCLC Reception
Location: Canary Foyer

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

2021 Chapter Awards Dinner
Location: Canary Ballroom

Monday, September 20, 2021

6:30 AM – 4:30 PM

NCLC Registration/Information Desk Open
Location: Palms Registration Desk

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

NCLC Guest/Spouse Grab-n-Go Breakfast

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Charities Event-Give Kids the World/NCLC Spouse Guest Event

7:00 AM – 8:15 AM

NCLC Breakfast: “AGC’s Political Programs And How Your Chapter Can Help Make an Impact”
Location: Crystal J

Speakers: Dirk Elsperman, 2021 AGC PAC Co-Chair, EVP/COO, Tarlton Corporation, St. Louis, MO; Eddie Stewart, 2021 AGC PAC Co-Chair, President & Chief Executive Officer, Caddell Construction Co, LLC, Montgomery, AL; Les Snyder, AGC Vice President, President, Shikun & Binui America and Vice Chairman of the Board, i+iconUSA, Pittsburg, PA and David Ashinoff, Director of Political Affairs, AGC of America

8:15 AM – 8:30 AM

Break
Location: Royal Foyer

8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

General Session: “Mission Possible: How Focusing on Critical Performance Metrics Can Drive Chapter Success”
Location: Royal Ballroom

Speakers: John Butts, ELC Past Chair, Executive Director, AGC of Connecticut; Wayne Hammon, CEO, Idaho AGC; Meloni Raney, ELC Treasurer, President & CEO, TEXO; Len Toenjes, CAE, President, AGC of Missouri

9:30 AM – 9:45 AM

Break
Location: Royal Foyer

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

Breakout Session 1: “How Strong Strategic Plans Can Make a Big Impact”
Location: Royal Ballroom

Panelists: Brandon Robinson, M.A., CAE, CEO, AGC of Virginia; Len Toenjes, CAE, President, AGC of Missouri; and, Katie Wilson, Executive Director, Nebraska Chapter AGC

Moderator: Bob Harris, CAE, Harris Management Group, Inc.

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

Breakout Session 2: “Navigating the High Times: Lessons Learned & Challenges Ahead for Maintaining Drug-Free Workplaces Amid Marijuana Legalization”
Location: Canary 1/2

Panelists: Jim Garcia, Executive Director, Associated Contractors of New Mexico; Kelly Roepke, CEO, AGC New Mexico; and David Smith, Executive Director, Montana Contractors Association

Moderator: Mike Salsgiver, Executive Director, Oregon-Columbia Chapter AGC

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

Breakout Session 3: “2022: Leading Our Organizations in a World Reshaped by COVID”
Location: Canary 3/4

Speakers: Peggy Hoffman, FASAE, CAE and Peter Houstle, Mariner Management

9:45 AM – 10:45 AM

Breakout Session 4: “How Chapters Can Leverage the AGC Value Proposition to Improve Member Engagement”
Location: Crystal J

Moderator: Les Snyder, 2021 AGC Vice President

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Break
Location: Royal Foyer

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

NCLC Building Division Breakout: “The Business Case for Lean Construction from the General Contractor Perspective”
Location: Canary 3/4

Speakers: Steve Jones, Senior Director, Industry Insights Research, Dodge Data & Analytics; Ashley Phelps, Assistant Director of Supply Chain Management, Gilbane Building Company; and Joe Ferrucci, Vice President, F+F Mechanical

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

NCLC Highway Division Breakout: “Opportunities and Challenges with Climate Change Policy in the Transportation Construction Market”
Location: Canary 1/2

Speakers: Kyle Phillips, Chair, AGC Highway and Transportation Division & Vice President, Herzog Construction Corp., St. Joseph, MO; George Palko, Vice Chair, AGC Highway and Transportation Division &Great Lakes Construction Co., Hinckley, OH; Amy Hall, D&I Steering Committee Climate Change Task Representative & President, Ebony Construction Company, Sylvania, OH

12:00 PM – 12:15 PM

Break
Location: Royal Foyer

12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Lunch Session: “The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: An Update from Washington, D. C.”
Location: Royal Ballroom

Speakers: Alex Etchen, Senior Director for Congressional Relations, Infrastructure Advancement; Jim Young, Senior Director for Congressional Relations, Labor, HR & Safety; Matt Turkstra, Senior Director for Congressional Relations, Building & Infrastructure Finance; Nazia Shah, Director, Safety & Health Services

Moderator: Jimmy Christianson, Vice President, Government Relations, AGC of America

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Break
Location: Royal Foyer

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Breakout Session 1: ” How Small Changes Can Lead to a More Engaged Board”
Location: Royal Ballroom

Speaker: Bob Harris, CAE, Harris Management Group, Inc.

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Breakout Session 2: “Leveraging AGC of America and Outside Resources to Enhance Your Workforce Development Efforts”
Location: Canary 1/2

Panelists: Betsy Bailey, Director of North Carolina Government Relations, Carolinas AGC; Michael Dunham, Chief Executive Officer, Georgia AGC; Luis Berumen, Vice President of Innovation & Technology, Bartlett Cocke General Contractors, San Antonio, Texas

Moderator: Brian Turmail, Vice President of Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives, AGC of America

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Breakout Session 3: “Lemonade from Lemons: Lessons Learned Last Year”
Location: Canary 3/4

Panelists: Meloni Raney, President & CEO, TEXO; Mike Salsgiver, Executive Director, Oregon-Columbia Chapter; and Richard Wobby, Executive Vice President, AGC of Vermont

Moderators: Peter Houstle and Peggy Hoffman, FASAE, CAE, Mariner Management

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Breakout Session 4: “Soaring Material and Supply-Chain Costs and Delays: What to Expect, How to Cope”
Location: Crystal J

Speakers: Ken Simonson, AGC’s Chief Economist and Brian Perlberg, Executive Director of ConsensusDocs

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Break
Location: Royal Foyer

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Charting a Course on Your AGC Leadership Journey
Location: Royal Ballroom

Panelists: Amy Hall, President, Ebony Construction Company, Sylvania, OH; Shea DeLutis, Director, Clark Construction Group, Bethesda, MD; Al Stanley, Vice President of Project Management, Stanley Construction Co., Inc., Huntsville, AL

Moderator: Steve Sandherr, AGC Chief Executive Officer

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Closing Keynote: “The SENSEI LEADER: “People First” Leadership for Productivity and Performance!”
Location: Royal Ballroom

Speaker: Jim Bouchard, Leadership Activist, Author and Founder of The Sensei Leader Movement

5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

NCLC Closing Reception (with special invite to Past Officers)
Location: Crystal H

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

“The Role of the Leader: Mindsets and Actions to Foster a Culture of Inclusion” – a 4-Hour Leadership Engagement Session

Speaker: Mark Havens, Senior Consultant, FDP Global