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2024 Summer Convention

Presented by SAIF

The Biggest Event of the Year!

The AGC Summer Convention returns this year with a Wednesday-to-Friday schedule. Expand your knowledge with more educational breakout sessions, covering a wider range of topics and offering more CEUs for your Construction Contractors Board requirements. Network and connect with chapter leaders, owners, project managers, and industry associates during our dynamic multi-day event. The Summer Scramble Tournament also returns to Meadows course (separate registration required for golf and convention proper). Bond with your team and create lasting memories at our fun activities, while our evening entertainment provides the perfect platform to unwind and celebrate. Whether you’re seeking education, networking, or simply a rewarding and fun escape, the Summer Convention has it all. Registration is open, so don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience!

AUG
14–16

17600 Center Drive
Sunriver, Oregon, 97707

Additional Convention Information

Wednesday, August 14

10 am–4 pm

Summer Scramble Golf Tournament

5–7 pm

Welcome Reception

8–11 pm

Sokol & Larkin presents – Poker Night

Thursday, August 15

8 am

Breakfast Service Begins

8:30–10 am

  • Opening Keynote

From Boomers to Zoomers – Creating a Winning Workforce Across Generations
Lindsay Boccardo, Keynote Speaker, Career Strategist, Corporate Trainer

Opening Keynote presented by IMA Financial Group/Parker, Smith & Feek

10:30–11:30 am

Breakout Session 1

Legislative Insights: State Policy
Discussion with Senator Mark Meek & Representative Shelly Boshart Davis

Breakout Session 2

Mental Health in the Construction Industry
Mandi Kime, MS, BS, BA, CSP, CHST, Safety Director, AGC of Washington

12 pm

Lunch Service Begins

12:30–1:45 pm

Dessert Dash, presented by the Professional and Industry Associates Council

Mass Timber at PDX – Cultivating Construction, Climate, and Supply Chain Benefits
Troy Slosser, Project Manager, Hoffman Construction

AGC of America Guest Speakers, presented by Sundt Construction

2–3 pm

Breakout Session 3

Building Smarter: Constructing the Future with Generative AI
James Spellos

Breakout Session 4

Creating Your Own E-Tool Box
Shelley Nasby, CSP, Senior Safety Management Consultant, SAIF

 

4–6 pm

OSU Alumni and CLC Networking Mixer, hosted by OSU School of Civil and Construction Engineering and Construction Leadership Council

6 pm

Dinner Service Begins

7–8 pm

Evening Entertainment, presented by CNA Surety

Friday, August 16

8–10 am

Oregon-Columbia Chapter Board of Directors Meeting

9 am

Light Breakfast Service

10–10:50 am

Breakout Session 5

Blueprints for Resilience: Navigating Cyber Threats in Construction

John Stephens, CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CEH, Pentest+, Security+, ITIL Foundation
Chief Information Security Officer, Convergence Networks 

 

Breakout Session 6

What is “Good Culture” Anyways?
Jonathan Cinelli, Performance Coach, Educator, Speaker, Author

 

11 am–12 pm

Closing Keynote Speaker

Everything You Need to Know About Artificial Intelligence…But Didn’t Know to Ask
James Spellos

Closing Keynote Speaker Presented by Convergence Networks

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Speaker

Lindsay Boccardo

For more than a decade, Lindsay has been coaching, researching, and developing programs for professional growth and emotional health in the workplace. As a nationally recognized generational expert, Lindsay has partnered with organizations such as Roche, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance, Carpenter Realtors, and the Indiana Supreme Court. Lindsay earned a degree in psychology and public communication from Syracuse University, and a professional coaching certification through the International Coach Federation. By providing education through keynote speeches around the country, podcasts, and her YouTube channel, Lindsay empowers organizations to maximize the talent of their diverse workforce and helps individuals find the joy in understanding why every generation matters.

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Evening Entertainment

Carmen Ciricillo

Carmen is a nationally touring comedian who has performed for thousands of construction related events, including all major national construction associations and corporations in the country. He also headlines major comedy clubs around the US; has toured with NASCAR; starred on Discovery Channel; and recently released a new special for DryBar Comedy. Currently his comedy album The Construction Comic can be heard on SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

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SPEAKER

Troy Slosser

Troy Slosser is an experienced project manager with nearly 30 years of successful budget, schedule, and quality performance on complex projects. He has expertise in civil, structural, and architectural systems for air transportation and has led large teams on mission-critical projects like Hoffman Construction Company’s PDX Terminal Core Redevelopment and PDX In-Line Baggage Screening. Troy’s proactive approach focuses on sustainable materials and minimizing disruption to airport operations while maximizing value during preconstruction and designing for user efficiency. 

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SPEAKER

James Spellos

Jim Spellos is the president of Meeting U., whose mission for over 20 years is to help people become more productive and comfortable with technology.

In 2022, Meeting Professionals International included Jim on their most influential list in the hospitality industry in honor of their 50th anniversary celebration. In 2021, Glisser named Jim one of the most influential people in virtual events.

He was a faculty member at New York University for 25 years, receiving both their Award for Teaching Excellence and their Outstanding Service Award. In 2015, Jim was named one of the Meeting Industry’s Trendsetters by Meetings Today magazine.

17600 Center Drive
Sunriver, Oregon, 97707

Reservations

There will a special AGC discounted room rate for the 2024 convention. Click here to reserve your room.

We anticipate selling out our room block for this event. We recommend you make your room reservation as early as possible to avoid having to book offsite.

Reservations

There will a special AGC discounted room rate for the 2024 convention. Please check back for updated reservation information.

We anticipate selling out our room block for this event. We recommend you make your room reservation as early as possible to avoid having to book offsite.

Member Media Library

Access important event information and video recordings: HERE

Our Member Media Library is a hub for recordings, PowerPoints, and more! You can find recordings from Summer Conventions and Annual Business Meetings using your same login as the AGC website.

Log-In Steps

  1. Click this link to go to the platform: agc-oregon.mclms.net/en/
  2. Log in using the same credentials as used on the AGC website (username is your email). Please note: If you are having troubles with accessing the platform, please click the Forgot Password link to reset your login information.

Questions? Contact Coral Genochio

coral@agc-oregon.org

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Registration FEes

Registration Type Member Non-Member Early Bird
Individual $875 $1,200 $725
Guest $350 $500 X
Multi-Participant Registration (3) $2,100 $3,000 X
Multi-Participant Registration (5) $3,200 $4,500 X
Past President $650 X X

For registration questions, contact: Kc Pruneda:
971-940-6785 | kcp@agc-oregon.org

Registration Information

Full Registration
  • Includes golf press conference and awards, opening reception, and all meals and breakout sessions and keynotes.
Guest Registration
  • Includes opening reception, guest activity (registration required).
  • Must be attached to a Full Registration and not attending the conference for business purposes.

Limited capacity of 350 individuals.

Summer Scramble Golf Tournament registration is separate. Click here for golf registration.

Connect with chapter leaders, safety professionals, award recipients, and more.

Click here or contact Kc Pruneda for more information.

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Kc Pruneda, Events Specialist

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Thursday, August 15, 2024 | 10:30–11:30 am

Breakout Session 1: Legislative Insights: State Policy Discussion with Senator Mark Meek & Representative Shelly Boshart Davis

smiling woman with long hairOregon State Representative Shelly Boshart Davis

Shelly Boshart Davis is rooted in Linn County and Oregon’s agriculture community, growing up on a family farm in the Tangent and Shedd area. She attended Oregon State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration. She has spent the last twelve years alongside her parents and siblings, helping grow the family farm and trucking business. Shelly advocates for her community and industry as an active volunteer. She serves on the Government Affairs Committee for the Albany Chamber of Commerce, and previously sat on the local United Way board. In 2016, she was appointed to the Linn County Budget Committee. Shelly was elected to the Oregon State House of Representatives in 2018.

smiling man wearing a suitOregon State Senator Mark Meek

A longtime Clackamas County resident, Senator Mark Meek is a small business owner who served in the U.S. Air Force, coached high school football, and spent years as a dedicated volunteer in his community. In 2016, Mark was elected by the people of District 40 to represent them in the Oregon House of Representatives. He was elected to the Oregon State Senate by the people of District 20 in 2022.

Thursday, August 15, 2024 | 10:30–11:30 am

Breakout Session 2: Mental Health in the Construction Industry

Course description coming soon!

smiling woman with red hariMandi Kime, MS, BS, BA, CSP, CHST, Safety Director, AGC of Washington

Mandi is a Central Washington University alumnus of the Safety and Health Management program, and currently serves as the director of safety for AGC of Washington. She also has a bachelor’s degree in foreign language and teaches Spanish for supervisors in the construction industry. She recently earned her master’s degree in Safety and Health Management, and published a thesis and employer best practice guide on mental health interventions in construction.

Mandi has worked in AGC of Washington’s safety department for 20 years, helping members with safety programs, training, doing safety team inspections, working on legislative/regulatory issues pertaining to safety, and serving on various safety committees. Mandi currently serves as the co-chair of the AGC of America Chapter Safety Leadership Committee.

Thursday, August 15, 2024 | 2:00–3:00 pm

Breakout Session 3: Building Smarter: Constructing the Future with Generative AI

Course description coming soon!

Smiling manJames Spellos

Jim Spellos is the president of Meeting U., whose mission for over 20 years is to help people become more productive and comfortable with technology.

In 2022, Meeting Professionals International included Jim on their most influential list in the hospitality industry in honor of their 50th anniversary celebration. In 2021, Glisser named Jim one of the most influential people in virtual events.

He was a faculty member at New York University for 25 years, receiving both their Award for Teaching Excellence and their Outstanding Service Award. In 2015, Jim was named one of the Meeting Industry’s Trendsetters by Meetings Today magazine.

Thursday, August 15, 2024 | 2:00–3:00 pm

Breakout Session 4: Creating Your Own E-Tool Box

Bring a tablet or smartphone to experiment with new apps during this interactive class. Learn about apps that can make your work life easier! We will also discuss apps that are designed to streamline business tasks and increase communication and production. Find out how to develop your own e-library, create customized audits and forms, and find out what other organizations are using to help improve communications.  

smiling woman wearing glassesShelley Nasby, CSP, Senior Safety Management Consultant, SAIF

Shelley Nasby joined SAIF Corporation in 2013. She works with a variety of clients including those in construction, healthcare, retail, fisheries, social services, and municipalities, and serves the southern Oregon coast. Prior to joining SAIF, she worked as a safety consultant for the Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter.

Shelley is a certified safety professional and graduated from Eastern Oregon University with an honor Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Aspen University.

Friday, August 16, 2024 | 10:00–10:50 am

Breakout Session 5: Blueprints for Resilience: Navigating Cyber Threats in Construction

John Stephens, chief information security officer (CISO) of Convergence Networks, will explore the critical topic of cybersecurity within the construction industry. With his extensive experience and deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by the sector, John will provide valuable insights and practical strategies to enhance digital resilience. 

smiling man wearing sport coatJohn Stephens, CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CEH, Pentest+, Security+, ITIL Foundation
Chief Information Security Officer, Convergence Networks 

John has over 20 years of experience providing IT and security services across a broad range of industries, including construction, manufacturing, not-for-profit organizations, healthcare, and professional services. His areas of specialty include compliance, IT security assessments, penetration testing, strategic security consulting, and the development of security programs. At Convergence Networks, John is responsible for the overall security posture and program for the organization, and he provides security input into customer solutions. 

John began his career by implementing security and remote access solutions for small to medium-sized businesses before joining a local managed services provider in the Pacific Northwest. In his role, he provided IT services to clients, supporting over 100 local area businesses and nearly 6,000 managed nodes. As a result, he has acquired extensive experience and skills in designing and implementing secure solutions for businesses of all sizes, with various budgets, requirements, and regulatory environments, including HIPAA, PCI, CMMC/DFARS, and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

Friday, August 16, 2024 | 10:00–10:50 am

Breakout Session 6: What is “Good Culture” Anyways?

Course description coming soon!

smiling man with glassesJonathan Cinelli, Performance Coach, Educator, Speaker, Author

Jonathan Cinelli is an electrician by trade, a project management professional, and an associate certified coach who spent decades in the industry leading teams, implementing projects, and seeing firsthand how broken/toxic the default culture had become. He now travels the world teaching and implementing human-centric leadership, breeding a new kind of leadership. Jonathan is the host of The People First Podcast and author of Kick Your Ego Aside and Put People First. and he is flipping the script on the way it’s “always” been done.