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Fall Conference Activities (Continued)Wednesday, October 24, 2012 (Continued)Croquet Tournament - Hyatt Grand ChampionsResort - Celebrity Villa Lawn1:00 p.m. - Sign In & Tournament PlayCome join the fun! Beginners and novices are welcome. This fastpacedtournament offers many opportunities to meet new peopleand have lots of fun in the process. You will have a new partnereach round, with prizes for the winners.Attire: White apparel preferred.“The Motown Sound” Welcome Reception6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.“Calling out around the world, are you ready for a brand newbeat?” The Motown Sound was a style of rhythm and blues thatgrew out of the 60’s. Greats like Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, TheTemptations and Four Tops were just a few that were part of this“Hitsville USA” era. Join President John Nunan and First LadySusan Nunan as they welcome all attendees with a soulful beat tothe Fall Conference. The winners and raffle prizes from the golftournament will be presented during the reception.Attire: Resort CasualThursday, October 25, 2012ACE Mentor Program of America: How AGCStudent Chapters and Members are GettingInvolved on a Statewide and Local Level8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.The ACE Mentor Program of America, Inc. works with high schoolstudents and inspires them to pursue careers in design, engineering,construction and related fields. In California, the AGCConstruction Education Foundation (AGC CEF) has been aprimary partner on many projects, including ACE’s Annual SummerCamp, which took place at California State University, Long Beachin July 2012. Come listen to our panel of AGC student chaptermembers (college students), who served as camp counselors. Theywill recount their experiences as volunteers, discuss the leadershipskills they developed and demonstrate that the AGCCEF/ACE Partnership is truly filling the workforce pipeline for futuregenerations.To Register Online go and Quality Control in LandscapeSpecialty Contracting8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.This seminar will utilize a current Marina Landscape, Inc. projectto demonstrate best practices in estimating and quality controlprocess/procedures in landscape specialty contracting using theDesign-Build project delivery method. Marina was awarded thelandscape/irrigation design and construction phases by the SkanskaRados Joint Venture. This project includes a light rail line that willextend 6.6 miles and include seven new stations between CulverCity and Santa Monica. This seminar will demonstrate bestpractices and challenges associated with the project—specifically, the need to meet the design and construction qualitycontrol requirements of multiple jurisdictions.Spouse/Guest ProgramA Day at the Spa with First Lady Susan Nunan9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Looking for a day of relaxation? Join First Lady Susan Nunan atAqua Serena Spa at the Hyatt Grand Champions Resort where youwill be transported to a world of complete relaxation. The AquaSerena spa is known for the healing touch of their technician’s whowill sooth away cares, worries and the stress of the outside world.Each guest will be treated to a 30 minute massage and a 30 minutefacial. In between appointments you will be able to join the othersin the private garden patio surrounded bydramatic mountains and towering palms for refreshments and goodfriends throughout the day.Achieving Safety Excellence9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.A primary rule of construction safety is that safety is everyone’sjob—including yours! This seminar will focus on the reasons whyconstruction companies need to develop and implement aneffective safety program on all their projects—a plan that exceedsthe minimum OSHA standards and expectations—and how to doit. Participants will be given information and best practices gearedtowards developing and implementing an effective safety programincluding accident cost, consequences of accidents inconstruction and ways to achieve exceptional safety results.Managing Cash Flow on Construction Projects9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.This seminar will provide an in depth understanding ofworking capital, operational controls, disciplines and activities thatcan interrupt or improve cash flow - all provided with real worldexamples. Learn what the best contractors are doing to improvecash flow, why it’s important, and how it impacts projectperformance. This seminar will be presented by a panel of industryexperts from accounting, surety and general contractor financialmanagement all offering a different perspective and practical toolsfor effective cash flow management.

Fall Conference Activities (Continued)Friday, October 26, 2012BIM: Taking it Beyond the Basics to Industry BestPractices8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.We have all heard about the use of Building Information ModelingSystem (BIM). While the programs for this technology havebeen around for awhile, for the past few years, the industry hasbeen focusing on “full building” BIM. One of the greatest benefitsof this software is its ability to create a collaborative, virtualinformation base on a project that can shared and utilized bythe architect, surveyors and engineers, contractors and subcontractorsand finally the owners. Dynalectric, KDC Systems anelectrical subcontractor and an EMCOR Company, is an industryleader in BIM utilization with their modeling efforts targetedat maximizing prefabrication to make their team more efficientso that they can deliver on time and under budget. Their latestefforts include embedding calculations into the BIM, creatingcode-checking objects and modeling everything, down to devices.This seminar will provide both a general overview and advancedinformation about Building Information Modeling (BIM). Including;how BIM is being used at Dynalectric and in today’s constructionindustry and how it affects you! Participants will walk away witha stronger knowledge base of BIM and best practices to sharewith their companies.Best Practices for CPM Schedulers11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Are you using best practices to improve your project schedule’squality and ease of maintenance? Have you communicated thesemethods to your team? Are your team members leveraging thesemethods? The focus of this seminar is the use of best practicesand communication of these tools across your company’s entirescheduling team. Internal schedule trainings, reviews, and coachingare keys to instituting the use of best practices, maintaining thecommunication of best practices and continuing the cycle. Are youpreparing your team to succeed on game day?Connecting with Local High School Career TechEd (CTE) and Regional Occupational Centers/Programs11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.If you are looking to expand your company, AGC District or AGCStudent Chapter outreach to include high school students, youshould be connecting with your local CTE and ROCP programs.This seminar will help you to do just that by providing informationon what and where CTE and ROCP programs are, who to contactand how you might create a partnership. Be part of propelling theconstruction industry into the future!The Ten Commandments to Prevent Your NextProject from Cratering10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Andre Campbell, Hansen Bridget, and Marilyn Klinger, SedgwickLLP, will team up to present the ten commandments forpreventing your next project from imploding, financially andotherwise. This entertaining and interactive presentation willcover from start to finish—procuring the project, understandingthe project and the project contract terms, managing anddocumenting the project, and everything in between. Learn fromconstruction lawyers who help their clients obey the tencommandments but also protect their clients when they havebeen violated.Construction Safety of Excellence AwardsLuncheon11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.Plan to join us for the 25th Annual Construction Safety ofExcellence Awards Luncheon. This annually held luncheon bothhighlights and recognizes the outstanding safety programs andleadership efforts our member companies and their teams makein California, every day, improving safety culture and helping keepemployees free from harm. Bob Downey, Keynote Speaker, willbe sharing the History of Safety in California at this prestigiousawards event.This is a ticketed event.State Board of Directors & Annual Meeting2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.The Fall State Board of Directors meeting will bring AGC’s leadershiptogether to filter, examine and drive the Associations ongoingand emerging strategies. Summaries of the various divisions, districts,committees, and councils will be brought before the boardas the governing body of AGC. As California continues to struggleon many fronts, never before has the need for sustainable ideas,action plans, and unity been as important to the Association as it isnow. This meeting and the decisions which come out of it serve asa guide in the Associations representation of its members.“A Hard Day’s Night” Reception & Dinner6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Reception7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. - Dinner and EntertainmentAre you ready to relive the classic rock experience of the Beatles!The band Rockola is back! Vintage guitars, vintage clothing, andthree decades of the greatest rock, pop, and soul ever written haveearned Rockola eight San Diego Music awards. “Come Together”with attendees as the conference closes out with an evening filledwith great food and entertainment as AGC relives the dynamic andgroovy era of the music of the 60’s.

IMPORTANT INFORMATIONCONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEESBy 10/1 After 10/1First Registrant $270 $295Second Registrant(s)/Spouse/Guest $230 $255(from same company)First Time Attendees $185 $210Construction Leadership Council Members $135 $145OPTIONAL EVENTS REGISTRATION FEESSafety Awards Luncheon (this is a ticketed event) $75 $75Men’s and Women’s Golf Tournament $175 $175Spouse/Guest Program $90 $90Croquet Tournament $85 $85Drink Tickets $8 $8BADGE POLICYYour conference badge will be your ticket for admission into all AGC planned functions.CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PROCEDURERegistration is available on-line at AGC of California’s website at The enclosed conference registration and optionalevent forms can be completed and returned with credit card information or check payable to AGC of California or by fax to (916)371-2352. Registrations cannot be processed until forms are properly completed and all monies are received. Members with anAGC Student Chapter please contact Haley Fernandedz at (916) 371-2422 or regardingregistration or hotel accommodations. Members and their spouses/guests must register for the conference in order toparticipate in the optional events (except Thursday’s Spouse Program or Friday’s Safety Awards). Conference registration includesentrance to the “The Motown Sound” Welcome Reception, the “Beach Blanket Bingo” CLC Thursday Reception, business meetingsand development seminars, Friday’s “Hard Day’s Night” Reception/Dinner, and 2 drink tickets per registrant.AGC CANCELLATION POLICYA full refund, less a $25 processing fee per cancellation, will be granted on cancellation requests postmarked or received on or beforeOctober 1, 2012. Absolutely no refunds will be given after October 1, 2012. Alternate/substitute registrants are encouraged afterOctober 1, 2012.HOTEL RESERVATIONSAttendees must submit a registration form and pay necessary registration fees in order to receive the AGC specialhotel rate. Hotel accommodations can be made online at or calling 888-421-1442 and bill to your credit card, or fax or mail the enclosed Hotel Reservation Formdirectly to the Hyatt Grand Champions no later than October 1, 2012. After October 1, all reservations will be on a spaceavailability basis only. When making hotel reservations, if registered for the conference request AGC’s special rate of $189. HyattGrand Champions Resort and Spa, 44-600 Indian Wells Lane, Indian Wells, CA 92210. Phone: 760-341-1000, Fax: 760-568-2236.AGC REGISTRATION DESKThe AGC Registration Desk will be located in the Hyatt’s Grand Salon foyer. The hours will be 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. -5:30 p.m. Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday.QUESTIONS?All general inquiries about the conference should be directed to Nicole LaMont at (916) 371-2422 or has gone mobile! For up-to-date conference information,visit

REGISTRATION FORMSend this form and appropriate fees directly to:Associated General Contractors of California, Inc., 3095 Beacon Boulevard, West Sacramento, CA 95691Phone: 916-371-2422 / Fax: 916-371-2352 / lamontn@agc-ca.orgATTENDEE INFORMATIONCompany:Address:City: State: Zip:Phone:Email:Name of Attendee #1Name of Attendee #2Name of Attendee #3Name of Attendee #4Fax:PAYMENT OPTIONSr Visa r Mastercard r American Expressr Invoice r CheckCONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEESPayment Received: By 10/1 After 10/1 # AttendeesFirst Registrant $270 $295 X = $Second Registrant $230 $255 X = $First Time Attendees $185 $210 X = $Construction LeadershipCouncil Members $135 $145 X = $OPTIONAL EVENTS REGISTRATION FEESSafety Awards Luncheon $75 X = $Men’s and Women’s Golf Tournament $175 X = $Spouse/Guest Program $90 X = $Croquet Tournament $85 X = $Drink Tickets $8 X = $AGC Student Chapter members please contact HaleyFernandedz at (916) 371-2422 or fernandezh@agc-ca.orgregarding registration or hotel accommodations.Credit Card #:Full Name:Signature:Exp. Date:Spouse or Guests from the samecompany qualify for the2nd registrant fee.CONSTRUCTION SAFETY OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS LUNCHEON11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (This is a ticketed event)Attendee #1Attendee #2Total Number of ParticipantsOPTIONAL EVENT - MEN’S AND WOMEN’S GOLF TOURNAMENTIndian Wells Golf Resort 12:30 p.m. – Shotgun StartAttendee #1 Attendee #2GHIN# Index GHIN# IndexShirt Size S M L XL XXLShirt Size S M L XL XXLPairingsPlease put attendee number in each box.PairingsAttendee #3 Attendee #4GHIN# Index GHIN# IndexShirt Size S M L XL XXLShirt Size S M L XL XXLRequestsTotal Number of Players x $175 = $

REGISTRATION FORM (con’t.)OPTIONAL EVENT - CROQUET TOURNAMENT, Hyatt Grand Champions, Celebrity Villa Lawn1:00 p.m. Sign In & Tournament PlayAttendee #1 Attendee #2Shirt Size S M L XL XXLAttendee #3 Attendee #4Shirt Size S M L XL XXLShirt Size S M L XL XXLShirt Size S M L XL XXLRequestsTotal Number of Players x $85 = $SPOUSE/GUEST PROGRAMA Day at the Spa with First Lady Susan Nunan9:00 a.m. - Meet at the Aqua Serena Spa, Hyatt Grand Champions ResortAttendee #1Attendee #2RequestsTotal Number of Participants X $90 = $ADDITIONAL DRINK TICKETSWith your paid registration, you will receive two drink tickets.Completing this section allows you to pre-purchase additional tickets.The tickets will be conveniently located in the (person’s name below)registration packet at the AGC registration desk. Tickets may be usedfor wine, beer, mixed, and non-alchoholic drinks. One ticket per drink.NameNumber of additional ticketsTotal Number of Tickets x $8 = $HOTEL REGISTRATION FORMAttendees must submit a registration form and pay necessary registrationfees in order to receive the AGC special hotel rate. Please send reservationsdirectly to hotel. Do not send to AGC.CompanyName(s)Name(s)AddressCity State ZipI intend to share my room withArrival DateDeparture DateAssociated General Contractors of California2012 Fall ConferenceOctober 24-26, 2012Register online at:Hyatt Grand Champions Resort & Spa44-600 Indian Wells LaneIndian Wells, CA 92210 (888) 421-1442Please reserve by October 1, 2012. Reservations requestedafter October 1, 2012 or after the room block is filled, aresubject to the hotel’s prevailing rates.r $189.00 Single/Double Per Night r Request King Bed r Request Two Double Bedsr Please indicate here if someone in your room requires special accommodations due to a physical disability. Please outline your special needsrequests.Note: All rooms at the Hyatt Grand Champion are non-smoking. The above quoted rate is based on Single/Double occupancy and is subject to city taxapplicable at the time of the conference; the current rate is 13.25%. Check-in time is any time after 4:00 p.m. Check-out time is 12:00 noon. ValetParking fee is currently $25.00 per day and self parking is $10.00 per day, per car.All reservation requests must be received by October 1, 2012, and must be guaranteed by a credit card. Cancellation notice must be received48 hours prior to arrival to avoid billing of one night’s room and tax. Unscheduled early checkouts will be charged one night’s room and tax unlessnotice is received 48 hours prior to arrival.Credit CardExpiration DateSignatureAccount No.Cardholder’s NameDate

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