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Agenda

More classes to be added soon. Please note that this schedule is as of 11/4/21 and is subject to change.

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Registration
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Welcome Reception
7:00 AMRegistration
Atrium
8:00 AMBreakfast
Ballroom
8:30 AM - 9:30 AMKeynote: Mark Douglas
Ballroom
9:30 AM - 9:45 AMBreak
9:45 AM - 10:45 AMCalifornia Prevailing Wage (Part 1)
Deborah Wilder, CCMI
Ballroom


Take a 2 hour deep dive into California prevailing wage. Hit the highpoints of contractor registration, correct wage determinations, overtime, weekend work, shift, travel, and subsistence. Walk away with a foundation in California prevailing wages.

Basic Admin Overview
Lois Goeser & Chris Steuck, LCPtracker
Room A


This course is an overview of how an LCPtracker system Administrator can utlize the system; including project setup, contractor setup, and system configuration.

Construction Site Compliance (Daily Reporter, OnSite, & Access Manager)
Jeff Douglas, Colin Hamilton, & Darren Gorder, LCPtracker
Cambria


This course will be a product showcase presentation of the LCPtracker suite of Construction Site Compliance Applications (Apps). You will see how Administrators can submit in-person labor interviews using OnSite on their tablets which then get verified against information in LCPtracker. Additionally, learn how prime contractors and subcontractors use Daily Reporter to submit daily logs from the field using a phone or tablet. See how daily reports are cross checked with the certified payroll report to enhance compliance accuracy. Our latest field app, Access Manager, will also be showcased to demonstrate how the workers get access to the jobsite using RFID technology, helping to verify who should have access to the project site.

Partnering with an Agency
Lindsey Woolsey, CalTrans & Michael Drinkwine, LCPtracker
Britannia


Caltrans and LCPtracker will be discussing the reasons Caltrans sought out a more innovative way of monitoring and enforcing state and federal prevailing wage requirements by sharing before LCPtracker and after LCPtracker. Topics will also include information on Caltrans’ purchasing and partnering with LCPtracker, Piloting of LCPtracker, lessons learned and best practices, information on how LCPtracker has impacted Caltrans workload, and the benefits of implementing LCPtracker on its Construction Contracts.

Hands-On Training
Room B
10:45 AM - 11:00 AMBreak
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMCalifornia Prevailing Wage (Part 2)
Deborah Wilder, CCMI
Ballroom


Take a 2 hour deep dive into California prevailing wage. Hit the highpoints of contractor registration, correct wage determinations, overtime, weekend work, shift, travel, and subsistence. Walk away with a foundation in California prevailing wages.

Advanced Admin Overview
Michael Drinkwine & Ryan Ronk, LCPtracker
Room A


An abbreviated look at LCPtracker's standard Advanced Administrative training including complex Project setup, Administrative Notices, Address Validation, and GIS Interface/Area Look Up.

Hands-on Training
Room B
Investigations – How to Prepare
Allen Gershenson, McCarthy Holdings, Inc. & Aliecia Taormina, LCPtracker
Cambria


Walk through the steps taken to prepare and participate in a prevailing wage project investigation by current and former contractors who’ve taken part.

Top 10 HR Issues: How Paychex Can Help Your Company
Roxanne Montijo, Great Scott Tree Care
Britannia


This class will overview the integration of Paychex and LCPcertified to streamline the Certified Payroll Process. In utilizing this integration you will save time, minimize errors, and maintain compliance.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLunch
Bay & Commodore Terrace
1:00 PM - 2:00 PMAsk the CA Expert
Deborah Wilder, CCMI
Ballroom


2021 marks 40 years of prevailing wage experience for Deborah Wilder. She is a licensed attorney in Oregon and California, the author of three prevailing wage books, countless seminars, and education programs (including LCPtracker Academy courses on California prevailing wage). She has seen it all: from honest mistakes to elaborate scenarios to avoid the payment of prevailing wages, elaborate kick back scenes and creative accounting. Join us for this Q & A experience. (Answers are not to be construed as legal advice)

What Prime Contractors Must Know About Davis-Bacon Compliance (And Many Do Not)
Rebecca Clark, U.S. Department of Labor
Room A


Per the Davis Bacon Act regulations, prime contractors are responsible for keeping their subcontractors in compliance with all aspects of the Davis Bacon Act. Learn about prime contractor responsibilities and the recommendations that go beyond certified payroll review on how to ensure their subcontractors are in compliance.

Project Labor Agreements
Lucy Douglas, LCPtracker
Cambria


Learn about the scope of work and work assignment on a PLA project and how you can help your contractors understand what is required of them.

Developing a Pre-Apprenticeship Program from a Public Agency Perspective
Elaine Richardson, SanDag
Britannia


In this course, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) will share their agency perspective of developing a Pre-Apprenticeship Program for workforce development. SANDAG will cover details about the background and inspiration of the program, legislation requiring implementation of pre-apprenticeship programs, and partnerships that led to the success of the program. You will also be able to hear about student successes and how this regional pre-apprenticeship program has changed their lives for the betterment of themselves and the community.

2:00 PM - 2:15 PMBreak
2:15 PM - 3:15 PMEmpowering Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion through Workforce Development Initiatives
Derrick Watson, Denver Economic Development & Opportunity, Carl Kennedy, Stockbridge Consulting, Ronnie Gardner, City of Schenectady, & Marcus Johnson, Denver Economic Development & Opportunity
Ballroom


Learn from industry experts on how DEI is being empowered through workforce development initiatives. Open dialogue will be encouraged throughout the panel with exciting topics like best practices on community collaboration, ROI for instituting or investing in a DEI program, and tips on how to positively impact your local community or region.

Davis-Bacon (Part 1)
Aliecia Taormina, LCPtracker
Room A


This class will provide an in depth look to the Federal Davis-Bacon Act, reviewing subject like history, site of work, classifications, and conformances.

Violations, Penalties, & Fines
Donna Jarmusch, Prevailing Wage Resources
Cambria


What are the Penalties & Fines for Non-Compliance in Prevailing Wage? This session will identify ALL associated “Penalties & Fines” that can occur if your company or an Awarding Body does not comply with the CA Labor Laws and Regulations. Descriptions of each & the amount of the Penalty & Fine will be discussed. Handouts will be provided.

Top 10 HR Issues: How Paychex Can Help Your Company
Emily Weiss, Paychex
Britannia
Hands-on Training
Room B
3:15 PM - 3:30 PMBreak
3:30 PM - 4:30 PMLabor Compliance for CA Public Agencies/Grant Recipients
Deborah Wilder, CCMI
Ballroom


What obligations do a public agency or grant recipient have on a project requiring prevailing wage? A review of these requirements will be covered as well as what happens when there is federal fundingon the project. Contractor registration, required contract clauses, obligations to audit payrolls, conduct onsite interview of workers and enforcement rights will all be covered. Requirements versus best practices will also be discussed.

Davis-Bacon (Part 2)
Aliecia Taormina, LCPtracker
Room A


This class will provide an in-depth look to the Federal Davis-Bacon Act, reviewing subject like history, site of work, classifications, and conformance

Apprentices
Colin Hamilton, LCPtracker
Cambria


This course will review apprentices and how LCPtracker can assist you in managing your specific program or contract requirements. We will review both Federal and State examples while teaching you how to better utilize the system for review, documentation, proper rate entry, approval and reporting.

Addressing the Construction Industry Workforce Crisis
Sue Weiler-Doke, D. Brown Management
Britannia


The talent challenge in the construction industry is real. Hear an overview of the talent shortage and where critical gaps will form within level of your organization. learn about the value of positioning your company as a talent magnet and how to build a culture and processes that effectively integrate a diverse team. Review strategies to help your organization develop and cultivate leaders at all levels and gain insight into how executive teams are confronting the challenges associated with talent, technology, and project delivery.

Hands-on Training
Room B
5:00 PMDinner On Own
6:30 AM - 9:00 AMRegistration
Atrium
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMBreakfast
Bay & Commodore Terrace
8:00 AM - 9:00 AMWomen in Construction Panel
Dr. Giovanna Brasfield, Brasfield & Associates, Erin Volk, AGC of CA, & Nhubinh Nguyen, Parsons
Ballroom


Learn from some industry female leaders on how they are empowering other women in the construction industry. Open dialogue will be encouraged throughout the panel with exciting topics like how to effectively engage women in the community, navigate through society’s challenges, and how data is impacting future hiring goals through policy changes.

Top 10 Reasons Users Call Support
Sandra Victoria & Catherine Fielder, LCPtracker
Room A


A visual walk-through of the top ten reasons why LCPtracker software users contact the Support Department and how to solve those issues.

Bidding Prevailing Wage Projects: How to Help Your Estimators & Project Managers
Kristine O' Dell, Absolute HR Consulting
Cambria


Designed for Project Managers and Estimators. this session provides an overview of public works basics and liabilities. Explore associated factors that can impact your project costs: scope, wages, travel, subsistence, predetermined increases, and apprenticeship. Then gain a better understanding of your role and your subcontractors’ role. And finally, learn the importance of communicating with other departments.

Security System & Organizational Controls: New Developments at LCPtracker
Patrick Conlin, LCPtracker
Britannia


This class will present a brief history of hacking followed by an overview of the SOC 2 Type 2 compliance framework and how this and similar frameworks are helping companies protect themselves and their customers against today's ever-growing cybersecurity threats.

Hands-On Training
Room B
9:00 AM - 9:15 AMBreak
9:15 AM - 10:15 AMPrevailing Wage Compliance Risks: How LCPtracker Can Help You
Aliecia Taormina & Michael Drinkwine, LCPtracker
Room A


Review real-life scenarios by former prevailing wage program administrators and how they utilize LCPtracker to assist them.

Workforce Manager Overview
Amanda Hesse & Stephanie Ramos, LCPtracker
Cambria


Take a deep dive into Workforce Manager core module and how you can track vital worker information, such as training certifications, placement opportunities, and any barriers to career progress.

Active Insights
JP Zimmerman & Sandra Victoria, LCPtracker
Britannia


Take a look at LCPtracker’s newest module, Active Insights. Learn what functions are available now for reporting and get a sneak peek at the products 2022 roadmap.

Pitfalls, Mistakes, & Challenges for CA Contractors
Deborah Wilder, CCMi
Ballroom


What are the most frequent errors made by contractors on prevailing wage projects? A discussion of how subcontractor errors act to penalize prime contractors. A discussion of Safe Harbor requirements, which allow a prime to avoid penalties imposed on subcontractors. Review best practices for managing a complicated prevailing wage project will be discussed

Hands-On Training
Room B
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMBreak
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMCalifornia Trucking
Deborah Wilder, CCMI
Ballroom


California prevailing wage has applied to on-haul/ off-haul trucking as well as concrete deliveries for over five years. Still, there are questions when a supplier delivery might be exempted or when prevailing wages must be paid by a third party hauler/broker/owner-operator. And, when do Teamster rates apply? Join us to get the clear facts on this complicated aspect of prevailing wage.

Reports Catalog Jeopardy
Lois Goeser & Desirae Goode, LCPtracker
Room A


This course will review the Reports catalog as well as focus on the most utilized Administrative and Contractor reports

Workforce Development: A Win Now and a Win for All
Myllex Guadamuz, PCL Construction Services, Inc.
Cambria


Tools on how we can all work cohesively with clients, PLAs, prime/subs, union trades and community partners towards a common goal of creating opportunities for developing communities and strengthening placement retention for the new generation in construction. Using the power of communication, lessons learned, and best practices to place you in a win-win situation for all parties involved.

Intro to Davis-Bacon
Aliecia Taormina, LCPtracker
Britannia


This is a quick overview of the Davis-Bacon Act.

Hands-on Training
Room B
11:30 AM - 12:45 PMLunch
Bay Terrace + Commodore Terrace
12:45 PM - 1:45 PMTop 10 Tips for Public Agencies
Deborah Wilder, CCMI
Ballroom


Your goal is to get the greatest value out of the state of federal dollar your agency has been given. Review of state and federal requirements which impact your ability to manage and keep this money for your construction project. Understand your obligation relating to special contract language, when onsite interviews and active monitoring are required as opposed to recommended and more. Presented by Deborah Wilder, President of Contractors Compliance and Monitoring Inc.

LCPtracker’s Newest Features
Christina Nagel & Lois Goeser, LCPtracker
Room A


Review the latest and greatest features that have been released within the LCPtracker software in the last couple of years, and learn how the new functionality can assist you.

Workforce Manager AGC Module
Erin Volk & Abigail Palomares, AGC of CA, Amanda Hesse & Joel Birkenbach, LCPtracker
Cambria


Learn about AGC’s Build California workforce development initiative created to inspire, engage, and activate the next generation of California’s construction workforce. Build California’s vision is to create a steady, motivated, and skilled workforce pipeline for California’s construction industry.

Prime Approver Training
Darren Gorder & Chris Steuck, LCPtracker
Britannia


Review how to set up and utilize the Prime Approver settings and functionality within LCPtracker to assist in managing your prevailing wage projects.

Hands-on Training
Room B
1:45 PM - 2:00 PMBreak
2:00 PM - 3:00 PMCalifornia Apprentices
Deborah Wilder, CCMI
Ballroom


California prevailing wage has applied to on-haul/ off-haul trucking as well as concrete deliveries for over five years. Still, there are questions when a supplier delivery might be exempted or when PW must be paid by a third party hauler/broker/owner-operator. And, when do Teamsters rates apply? Join us to get the clear facts on this complicated aspect of prevailing wage.

Contractor Payroll Entry
Claudia Sanchez & Victor Ruiz, LCPtracker
Room A


A step-by-step walk through how to enter a certified payroll report into the LCPtracker system. Includes a review of things to look out for, shortcuts in the system and reports that can be utilized.

Modern Cyber Security: How Fortify Keeps Your Info Secure
Patrick Conlin & Jason Weller, LCPtracker
Cambria


This class will go over Fortify, LCPtracker's next generation authentication and authorization platform and how it uses state-of-the-art security principles to protect our products, our customers, and their data against today's ever-growing cybersecurity threats.

Labor Compliance
Jackie Warren, Turner Construction
Britannia


Learn how a multi-national prime contractor addresses labor compliance in California.

7:00 PMGala Dinner
Ballroom