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March 09
Real Estate Roundtable

Real Estate Roundtable: Adapting to Sea Level Rise in San Francisco

Sea level rise may be a slow moving threat to San Francisco but it demands our attention and action now. This discussion will describe the anticipated impacts of sea level rise on San Francisco’s shoreline and the steps San Francisco is taking to protect our critical assets and communities.

Diana Sokolove is a Principal Planner with the San Francisco Planning Department. Ms. Sokolove leads the Planning Department’s resiliency program and co-chairs the Mayor’s Sea Level Rise Coordinating Committee. She is also San Francisco’s delegate to the Bay Area Resilient by Design Challenge. Ms. Sokolove has a Master’s degree in City Planning from UNC Chapel Hill and a BA in Political Science and Environmental Studies from the University of Rochester. Ms. Sokolove is also certified as a public engagement specialist by the International Association of Public Participation.

March 09, 2017
11:30 - 1:00pm

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The City Club of San Francisco
155 Sansome Street, 9th Floor
San Francisco, California

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March 09
California Women in Design + Construction

CPMC Van Ness and Geary Project: LEAN Case Study

CWDC is pleased to sponsor a program focused on Sutter Health's One Million square foot CPMC Van Ness and Geary Hospital, which is being delivered with Integrated Project Delivery under a multi-party IFOA prepared by Hanson Bridgett. Speakers will include Sutter Health (owner), HerreroBoldt (general contractor) and Southland Industries (mechanical trade). The presentation will be a case study focused on Lean production planning and tracking (actual cost vs. at risk threshold), as well as the practical application of Lean and prefabrication.


Jeannie Austin
Senior Project Manager
Sutter Health Facility & Property Services

Jeannie is currently overseeing change management and commissioning of the Van Ness and Geary Hospital. She has 11 years of experience with management of healthcare projects including new facilities such as Mills-Peninsula Health Services in Burlingame and tenant improvements such as Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation multi-specialty clinic in Santa Rosa. Jeannie has a BS in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

Sarah Tenpas
Production Engineer

Sarah oversees a substantial portion of the Van Ness and Geary Hospital production schedule, leading collaboration between superintendents, engineers and field foreman of different disciplines to achieve the project's weekly and long term goals. She is passionate about coordinating complex projects and has experience in hospital, higher education and automotive construction. Sarah has a BS in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a focus in Construction Management.

Sabrina Odah
Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer 

Sabrina works on the Van Ness and Geary and St. Luke’s Replacement Hospital projects to promote a learning culture and provide transformation expertise in accountability and continuous improvement. Her typical responsibilities include employee training and development, process implementation/improvement and knowledge sharing. Sabrina has an MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering with an emphasis in Engineering and Project Management from the University of California at Berkeley. 

Christina Gedeon
Project Manager 
Southland Industries

Christina is a project manager responsible for the HVAC scope of work at the Van Ness and Geary Campus Hospital. She started working for Southland in 2012 and has worked on the UCSF Mission Bay Outpatient Building and Central Plant in addition to multiple data centers. Christina has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. 



Karen Conrod
Director of Risk Management

Karen leads integrated risk management teams for Sutter Health’s Van Ness and Geary Hospital and St. Luke’s Replacement Hospital projects, overseeing the processing of all subcontracts, insurance compliance, claims management and all other risk related issues. Karen is also a member of Boldt’s Western Operations Senior Management Team that sets and leads the strategic goals and objectives for the division. Karen has degrees in Finance from Algonquin College and in Organizational Administration and Leadership from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. 

Date: Thursday, March 9, 2017
Program: 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Networking Reception: 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Cost: $50 

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Hanson Bridgett LLP
425 Market Street
San Francisco, CA

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March 22
Sustainable Business Leadership Forum

Re-Imagine Business and Capitalism: How Re-Imagining Capitalism Can Inspire Both Personal and Large Scale Positive Change

We will hear from panelists about how using the tenets of Conscious Capitalism as a framework has inspired them to make positive changes personally and within their organizations.

Moderated by: Conscious Capitalism Bay Area Chapter representative, Ulrich Nettesheim of N Leadership
Hosted byJonathan Storper & Teresa Pahl of Hanson Bridgett LLP

RSVP by March 15th

Pre-registration is required.
Space is limited.
Cost: $45.00


March 22, 2017
5:30 - 8:00pm

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Hanson Bridgett, San Francisco
425 Market Street, 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

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