Oct
19
to Oct 21

NAWIC 2017 PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION FALL CONFERENCE

NAWIC 2017 PACIFIC NORTHWEST REGION FALL CONFERENCE

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PORTLAND CHAPTER #54 INVITES YOU TO THE NAWIC 2017 PACIFIC NORTHWEST FALL CONFERENCE IN BRIDGETOWN!


OCTOBER 20‐21ST, 2017 – MARRIOTT CITY CENTER
  PORTLAND, OR

REGISTER NOW AT:HTTPS://NAWICPNWFALLCON.EVENTBRITE.COM  
 

No matter what it is you’d like to be, do, eat or drink – You can, in Portland.   Plan on coming in early for the beer and staying for the donuts!   And a few other reasons to visit us:
NO. SALES. TAX./ WELCOME TO BEERVANA, MORE BREWERIES THAN ANY OTHER PLACE ON THE PLANET/ COME HUNGRY WE HAVE FOOD CARTS/ WE LIKE BIG BOOKS, GET LOST IN POWELL’S CITY OF BOOKS/ WE’RE CRAFTY, VISIT OUR OPEN-AIR SATURDAY MARKETS / DON’T FORGET TO PUT A BIRD ON IT, WHILE KEEPING PORTLAND WEIRD!


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Thursday (10/19):   BrewFest @ Rock Bottom Brewery @ 6p
 

Friday (10/20):      Job Site Tour at 1p
                               Registration opens at 4p  
                               First‐timer’s meeting and Officer’s meeting @ 5p
                               Shanghai Tunnel Tour @ 7p

 

Saturday (10/21):  Breakfast @ 8a
                              Conference begins @ 9a
                              Keynote Speaker:   Amy Pearson / Live Brazen, 
                              Master Certified Martha Beck Life Coach


                              Industry Speaker:   Eric McDonnell / KPFF – Cross
                              Laminated Timber Construction


                              Legal Panel Discussion: Topics to include contract
                              disputes, key contract provisions as well as how
                              insurance and bonds impact course of construction.


                              NAWIC Business


HOTEL INFORMATION

MARRIOTT CITY CENTER

520 SW BROADWAY, PORTLAND  


GROUP ROOM RATE: $179/NIGHT

PARKING:   $36/NIGHT
CUT‐OFF DATE FOR ROOM BLOCK:   SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

 

CALL 1‐800‐228‐920 OR USE THE LINK BELOW TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION.
CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR GROUP RATE FOR NAWIC PACIFIC NW REGION FALL CONFERENCE

Food within 4 Blocks of Hotel

Shopping

Transportation

  • Uber
  • Lyft
  • Bluestar Transportation ( www.bluestarbus.com ) $14 way / $24 roundtrip Airport to downtown
  • Max Train - Run about every 15 minutes most of the day, every day.

FREMONT BRIDGE SPONSOR ‐  $1,000

Fremont Bridge Sponsorship includes: Two Registrations, Two Bottles of Oregon Beer/Wine, Full page ad in Conference Program, Recognition on Event Signage and an Introduction about your company during the conference.  

ST. JOHNS BRIDGE SPONSOR ‐  $750

St. Johns Bridge Sponsorship includes: One Registration, One Bottles of Oregon Beer/Wine, Full page ad in Conference Program, Recognition on Event Signage and an Introduction about your company during the conference.  

TILIKUM CROSSING SPONSOR ‐  $500

Tilikum Crossing Sponsorship includes: One Registration, Half page ad in Conference Program, Recognition on Event Signage and an Introduction about your company during the conference.  


PROGRAM BOOK ADVERTISEMENTS

Full Page Ad ‐  $150
Half Page Ad ‐  $80
¼ Page Ad ‐  $45
 

INTERESTED IN A SPONSORSHIP?  

Please contact Charris Sonne‐Phinney
csphinney@anchorias.com or call Charris at 503‐224‐2500.  
Charris will provide additional information as well as coordinate your conference registration.   
Thank you!


PAYMENT FOR SPONSORSHIP AND ADVERTISEMENTS BELOW

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July Chapter Meeting
Jul
20
4:30pm 4:30pm

July Chapter Meeting

  • HPP East Project - Project Site Office (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Turner Construction Job Tour - HPP East Project


The HPP East project is a continuing care retirement community building that is an addition to the existing HPP campus and our fourth project for Pacific Retirement Services (PRS). The building is a 45,500 sq. ft. concrete structure with wood framing. There are 10 custom apartments on the upper floors and two levels averaging 1,500 sq. ft. each. The below grade levels consist of underground parking for the campus staff and building residents.  

Project Volume: $9.5 million
Sq. Ft.: 45,000 sq. ft.
Completion Date: January 2018

PPE/Clothing: Please wear pants, boots, sleeved shirt (short sleeve acceptable). Bring YOUR OWN hard hat, safety glasses, gloves and high visibility vest. If you need PPE brought for you, please contact kelly.aust@skanska.com to arrange by July 14th.


Details:

  • Parking: Please park at the Lloyd Center Mall: 1260 Lloyd Center, Portland, OR 97232

  • Project Site Office: 1300 NE 16th Ave, Portland, OR. Please meet in the main lobby to sign in and obtain name badges.

  • Project Construction Site: 1650 NE 17th Ave, Portland, OR. (Must check in at Project Site Office before entry to jobsite)

  • Dinner: Prime Rib + Chocolate Cake (www.primeribcc.com) – following jobsite tour, group will have dinner at a nearby restaurant. (cost for dinner is included).

  • Cost: $35 members/ $40 non-members (Includes dinner and non-alcoholic beverages.)

     

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June Chapter Meeting
Jun
15
5:30pm 5:30pm

June Chapter Meeting

Meeting Topic:  Your Power to Succeed With Men
Speaker:  Ramona Zabriskie

Better understand the men in your life and the potential in cooperation and partnership. Ramona Zabriskie, sought-after mentor, teacher, leader, and friend to women who want to succeed in living with and working with men. These women include those who have given up hope, who are at the end of their rope, as well as women who have experienced divorce or who are remarried. She also helps women that have never married to believe in and prepare for the day they will be. And of course, she especially loves helping those in stable or happy relationships find even more fulfillment their womanhood, marriage, motherhood, and professional relationships. In addition to Ramona’s critically acclaimed, multi-award winning book, Wife for Life: The Power to Succeed in Marriage, she and her team offer all kinds of resources including video shows, podcasts, Ramona’s blog, and expert contributions to national and international media such as Huffington, Dr. Laura, Dr. Oz, Wellness.com, etc. Ramona’s flagship program, however, is Wife for Life University: the one-of-a-kind virtual school for women. ramonazabriskie.com | wifeforlifeuniversity.com

5:30-6:00 pm        Networking

6:00 pm                 Dinner (Includes dinner and non-alcoholic beverages.)

6:15-7:15 pm        Presentation

7:00-8:00 pm        Networking

 

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Women in Trades Career Fair
May
20
9:00am 9:00am

Women in Trades Career Fair

Come to Oregon Tradeswomen's annual Women in Trades Career Fair and introduce important young women in your life to career possibilities in the trades!

For more information on the Fair, please visit www.tradeswomen.net/fair

 
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May Chapter Meeting
May
11
5:30pm 5:30pm

May Chapter Meeting

Meeting topic: Key Provisions in Construction Contracts and the Import of Avoiding the “Franken-Contract

Speakers: Angela M. Otto, Stephanie Holmberg, Elizabeth Rhode

Attorneys Holmberg, Otto, and Rhode will present a panel discussion focused on the implications of common construction contract provisions and how pulling provisions from here and there is likely not providing you the protections you want or need.  Key contract provisions discussed will include accrual, indemnity, attorney fees, arbitration versus circuit courts, insurance requirements, and many more.  There will also be plenty of time for Q&A.

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Angela Otto

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Angela Otto joined Ball Janik LLP as a partner in the construction and litigation practices. Her focus is representing clients on construction and design, construction defect, and litigation matters. Ms. Otto represents general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, owners, developers and design professionals in construction disputes, litigation, arbitration and mediation. She also represents clients on significant delay and impact claims, complex disputes, and other matters pertaining to the design and construction of multi-million dollar facilities. Additionally, Ms. Otto has extensive experience representing sureties and insurance companies on construction related matters. She has been recognized by Oregon Super Lawyers magazine in the field of Construction Law as a Rising Star for three years, and is counsel to the board for the Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter.

 


Stephanie Holmberg

Stephanie Holmberg assists clients in all aspects of their work, helping to keep their businesses securely moving forward. From drafting and negotiating contracts on the front end of a project, to effectively resolving disputes that arise down the road, Stephanie’s strong communication and negotiation skills ensure that her clients are strategically positioned for success at every stage. As former in-house counsel to a national electric utility contractor, Stephanie has extensive knowledge of the construction industry and the unique issues project owners and contractors face. Her industry experience enables Stephanie to see matters from the client’s perspective and provide legal advice that incorporates business objectives and priorities. 


Elizabeth Rhode

Liz’s practice is focused on complex litigation with an emphasis on construction defect, property damage, and other insurance defense work. She has represented developers, general contractors, and subcontractors in matters before the Superior Courts and various arbitration services throughout Washington and Oregon. She has also been involved in a variety of other litigation including personal injury, subrogation, property damage, and land use matters.

Liz is a partner with the firm and heads up the Oregon office. She is a member of the National Association of Women in Construction and Professional Education Programming Chair for the Portland chapter, as well as a frequent speaker to construction and insurance groups. She graduated with honors with BS in Civil Engineering and worked with the Central Puget Sound Growth Management Board. Her background as an engineer enhances her ability to work with client and experts on technical matters. Liz also routinely represents contractors and other business entities in contract drafting and enforcement, litigated and alternative dispute resolution, and strategic planning matters.

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 Community Service Project with Rebuilding Together
Apr
29
10:00am10:00am

Community Service Project with Rebuilding Together

House Address: 8324 N. Hendricks St.; Portland, OR 97203

Homeowner Name: Juanita

Date/Time: 4/29/17 from 8AM-3PM

Please Note:

  • Coffee/Bagels/Donuts/Fruit provided for breakfast at start
  • Lunch provided with soda/water
  • Wear clothes/shoes or boots that you do not mind being physical and getting dirty in
  • Gloves/safety glasses/face masks, etc. will be provided
  • Bring yourself and your smile!

 

All interested participants should contact Jo Doherty jdoherty@tcco.com or Aryn Ferguson aryntrimble@gmail.com

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April Chapter Meeting
Apr
20
5:30pm 5:30pm

April Chapter Meeting

Meeting Topic: Rebuilding Together started over 30 years ago with an act of grassroots activism and community engagement in Midland, Texas. A Portland affiliate started in 1991 to bring volunteers and local communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income homeowners in the area by completing needed home repairs. Please join us to learn more about Rebuilding Together, and find out how we can help with their next Rebuild. Website: http://rtpdx.org/

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Apr
5
7:45pm 7:45pm

A$K - An Interactive Negotiation Workshop for Ambitious Women

The event, A$k for It, is a negotiation workshop designed to teach women negotiation skills. 

 

The event teaches the language and context needed to ask for more money in salary negotiations and promotions. In the workshop participants will talk about salaries, practice the language to make an ask, and receive followup support to make their next professional ask. I aim to bring together diverse groups of women, in experience, age, and backgrounds as participants will interact with one another during the workshop. 

 

The details of the workshop are located on Eventbrite here: 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ak-for-it-an-interactive-negotiation-workshop-for-ambitious-women-tickets-32898713939

 

Or on Facebook here: 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1351244928274319/

 

The workshop is part of The Fab Women Series, a company launched by Nicolle Merrillto teach women key power skills to advance their ideas in the workplace.

For a 10% discount code use the code: FABWILDFANG

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Portland WIC Week - Porter Hotel Jobsite Tour and Happy Hour at Skanska
Mar
9
3:00pm 3:00pm

Portland WIC Week - Porter Hotel Jobsite Tour and Happy Hour at Skanska

Take a virtual walk through the Porter Hotel via VR Goggles/Headset. The project team from the Porter Hotel will meet with us to discuss the project and take us across the street to tour through the 16 story concrete building that is still being constructed, followed by . happy hour and networking at the Skanska office.  

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Portland WIC Week - Women in Construction Career Panel @ Lincolin High School
Mar
7
3:30pm 3:30pm

Portland WIC Week - Women in Construction Career Panel @ Lincolin High School

In celebration of Women In Construction Week in Oregon, we will be highlighting the careers of women in all different paths from the construction industry! Join us for an informal panel discussion with professionals from project management, engineering, legal, accounting, and more. Come find out the diverse and varied career opportunities inside this amazing industry!

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Portland WIC Week - Women in Construction Career Panel @ St. Mary's Academy
Mar
6
12:35pm12:35pm

Portland WIC Week - Women in Construction Career Panel @ St. Mary's Academy

In celebration of Women In Construction Week in Oregon, we will be highlighting the careers of women in all different paths from the construcon industry! Join us for an informal panel discussion with professionals from project management, engineering, legal, accounting, and more. Come find out the diverse and varied career opportunies inside this amazing industry!

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Portland Women in Construction Week
Mar
5
to Mar 11

Portland Women in Construction Week

WIC Week is NAWIC’s annual week of celebrating Women In Construction.

The focus of Women in Construction (WIC) Week is to highlight women as a visible component of the construction industry. WIC Week also provides an occasion for NAWIC’s thousands of members across the country to raise awareness of the opportunities available for women in the construction industry and to emphasize the growing role of women in the industry.It is also a time for local chapters to give back to their communities.

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Eugene Women in Construction Week
Mar
5
to Mar 11

Eugene Women in Construction Week

WIC WEEK Sponsor: Eugene Chapter #77, NAWIC

Invites you to join us and learn what NAWIC, women in construction, can do for you.

Interested in community service, education, personal development or just networking with other women in construction, NAWIC offers this and much more. So join us at any of these events and learn more about NAWIC can offer you!

Monday, March 6th - Food for Lane County
770 Bailey Hill Rd, Eugene,
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Members Only.
*Arrive prior to 6:00 pm Contact Ellie Cooper if you plan on attending.
(541) 342-3641 elliecooper@edgecs.com

Wednesday, March 8th - Tour of the newly remodeled Eugene Airport
Members & Guests welcome.
Meet at 5:30 at the airport main entrance
Dinner& meeting to follow at
Abby’s, 1976 Echo Hollow Rd, Eugene

Friday, March 10th - Membership Night, Elkhorn Brewery
Members & Guests welcome
686 E. Broadway, Eugene
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us for a complimentary drink and hors d’oeuvres.
Please RSVP for all events to nawic.eugene77@gmail.com

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