July 30-31, 2012

August 2-3, 2012
Kadena Air Base | Okinawa, Japan

Join SAME in Okinawa for the Design-Build for DOD Practitioners continuing education course. The two-day course explains the basic principles established by the Design Build Institute of America (DBIA), and features examples of military construction projects procured under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). CEP-Okinawa will be held at the Rocker NCO Club, Kadena Air Force Base and will be hosted by the SAME Okinawa Field Chapter.


  • Registration is now closed for the first session, July 30-31.
  • A second session has been scheduled for Aug 2-3. Click here to register now.
  • Registration for the second session closes at 9:00 a.m. EDT on July 16.
  • Attendees for both sessions will be contacted the week of July 16 to allow individuals to attend the first session if we have attendees from the first session who will agree to move to the second session. We will attempt to accommodate all attendee preferences.

On-base lodging is available at Shogun Inn.
The Shogun Inn features spacious accommodations for all ranks with affordable prices. All Shogun Inn guest rooms are wired for internet access. Contact guest services regarding reservations at DSN 632-1010 or 632-1101, FAX 632-1740. You can also send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Off-base lodging option near Kadena Air Base:
Crown Hotel
4-1-51 Uechi, Okinawa-shi
Okinawa, Japan 904-0031
Fax: +81-98-932-2194

Click the title below to register:


    SAME- Design-Build for DOD Practitioners Course
    - 2 day, 16 PDHs

    Click here for a complete course description.

    In this workshop Owners and Design-Build practicioners will learn how to obtain the most possible scope for Firm-Fixed-Price contracts through the use of Performance Based Design-Build Procurement and Best Value Selection. The course will focus on both new and renovation design and construction projects, and show examples of how sustainability and energy savings are being met cost effectively.

    SAME Cancellation and Refund Policy:
    Cancellations will be accepted prior to the start of the course and must be received in writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Tuition costs will be refunded in full minus a handling and processing charge of $50 for individual registrations. Refunds will not be issued after Friday, July 13, 2012 unless otherwise arranged with SAME Continuing Education Manager, Belle Febbraro, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . There will be NO on-site registrations due to security access to the base.

    You may transfer your registration to a colleague if circumstances prevent you from attending the course. Please contact registration services to do so. The decision has been made to hold at least the first session. If the course is cancelled due to not meeting the minimum number of attendees, you will receive a notification via email and your registration fee will be fully refunded. 
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