Summer Convention August 5–7, 2021 Salishan Coastal Lodge Presented by SAIF The Summer Convention has a full slate of activities to bring together chapter leaders, owners, project managers, and industry associate members. Join us for this dynamic multi-day event. Click here to view the VIRTUAL BROCHURE Schedule August 5, 2021 11:30 am - 4:00 pm AGC Wide Open Golf Tournament + More Details Presented by Anchor Insurance & Surety, Inc. More information: HERE 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Thirsty Thursday Reception: Welcome to the Construction Industry + More Details Previously the Famous Friday Reception, we want to welcome you to the construction industry during the Thirsty Thursday Reception with food, drinks, games, and fun! August 6, 2021 8:00 am - 9:30 am Board of Directors Meeting 9:30 am - 11:00 am Opening Keynote and Breakfast + More Details Welcome to Management: How to Grow from Top Performer to Excellent Leader Ryan Hawk, Keynote Speaker, Author, Advisor Over the past six years, Ryan Hawk has interviewed more than 450 of the world’s most effective leaders on his podcast, The Learning Leader Show. Ryan has distilled the key learnings and is sharing the most useful ideas to help you become more impactful at work, at home, and in your community. 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Spouses Activity + More Details Soar high up in the trees for a thrilling adventure in Salishan’s on-site Aerial Park – the only aerial adventure park on the Oregon Coast! Allow trained aerial guides to assist in launching you into your self-guided experience. Conquer the course’s 15 platforms and 20 elements through series of obstacles – some easy, others challenging – during your adventure. 11:15 am - 12:15 pm Breakout Sessions + More Details Cyber Risk: How Well Is Your Company Prepared For a Cyber Breach? Gregor Hodgson, Parker, Smith & Feek Kris Anderson, Andersen Construction How Communication Challenges in an Increasingly Hispanic Workforce Can Affect HR Operations, Safety, and Employee Benefits Santiago Landazuri, USI Insurance Services 12:15 pm - 2:00 pm AGC of America Keynote and Lunch + More Details AGCA: From a National Perspective Steve Sandherr, CEO, AGC of America Ken Simonson, Chief Economist, AGC of America Bob Lanham, President, AGC of America Steve Sandherr, AGC of America’s executive director, will speak to the national political environment: what happened and what it means for our industry. Ken Simonson, AGCA chief economist, will dive deeper into the national economic landscape and regional effects. And finally, Bob Lanham, 2020 and 2021 AGCA president, will wrap up the session by highlighting the benefits of giving back to the national organization in this political and economic landscape. 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Breakout Sessions + More Details A Question of Leadership. Questions of Leadership. Andrew Beyer, EC Company Dee Burch, Advanced American Construction, Inc. Tom Gerding, Gerding Builders, LLC Andrew Dykeman, Lease Crutcher Lewis, LLC Safety Complaints and Retaliation in Oregon: Employer’s Now Presumed Guilty Chris Morgan, Barran Liebman LLP Rick McMurry, P&C Construction 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Highway/Heavy/Utility Contractors Council Meeting 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm We Want You! Reception and Dinner + More Details Join us for the only cocktail reception and sit-down meal of the convention as we award the AGC Wide Open Golf Tournament winners and continue to network over delicious food. 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm President's After Party + More Details 2021 President, Yohn Baldwin, invites you to celebrate with him for the last evening of the convention. Designband will get you up and moving with your new and old friends. August 7, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am Breakout Sessions + More Details Critical New Tax Updates That Impact Oregon Construction Companies Carrie Fortier, Jones & Roth CPAs & Business Advisors Evan Dickens, Jones & Roth CPAs & Business Advisors Reducing Back Injury Risk – A Field Study of Exosuits in Construction Scott Clark, SAIF Randy Johnson, Whitaker Ellis Matthew Merino, HeroWear 10:30 am - 11:30 am Closing Keynote + More Details Building Bridges: Learning Through Work Pat Daniels, Executive Director, Constructing Hope Lee Kounovsky, Construction, Engineering, and Apprenticeship Instructor, Lane County ESD Construction Sector Specialist Hear from Executive Director Pat Daniels of Constructing Hope and Advanced Technologies instructor Lee Kounovsky of Lane Community College about the changing face of the workforce. Each will highlight their programs, strategies for success and support, and how they aid their trainees in navigating challenges as they seek new opportunity. From wraparound support services to individualizing the work experience, these pre-apprenticeship organizations strive to help solve the workforce skills gap by recruiting ready-to-work individuals. In an era where the industry is looking to recruit and retain diverse individuals and solve a workforce gap, these programs are thinking creatively to ensure the next generation of construction industry workers. Sponsors Presenting Sponsor Photos Click here to view past event photos!