Agenda - April 29th, 2015

  9:00

Welcome and Introduction by PBLI

  9:05

Chairs' Welcome and Introduction

 

John Logan                                               David Mckenzie

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP                      Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP

  9:15

Choosing Your Model

 

Douglas R. Sanders                                  Christopher W. Eagles

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP                        Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

 
  • Project delivery options available to owners
    •  Design-bid-build
    • Construction management
    • Design-build
    • The Alliance model
  • The benefits of early contractor involvement
  • Considerations for constructors and designers based on the different models
  • Protecting yourself as an owner
  • Protecting yourself as a constructor or designer

 

  10:25

Questions and Discussion

  10:35

Refreshment Adjournment

  10:50 The Process
 

John Haythorne                                     J. Marc MacEwing

Dentons Canada LLP                               Shapiro Hankinson & Knutson Law Corporation

 
  • Negotiation
  • Competitive tender
  • Hybrid procurement

  11:50

Questions and Discussion

  12:00

Networking Luncheon

  1:00

The Procurement Package - Drafting Done Right

 

David W. Little                                        David Curtis

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP             Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

 
  • Procurement rights and responsibilities
  • Front end documents
    • Achieving objectives
    • Contracting with the right party
    • Risks and strategies
    • Drafting
  • Setting up successful negotiations
  • Contracts
    • Drafting to deal with the new duty of good faith

  2:05

Questions and Discussion

  2:15

Administering the Process

 

John Logan                                              Karen Martin

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP                     Dentons LLP

 
  • Follow your rules
  • Fairness
  • Compliance with the duty of good faith
  • Common mistakes

  3:20  

Questions and Discussion

  3:30 

Refreshment Adjournment 

  3:45

Considerations Unique to Subcontractors

 

David Mckenzie                                     Seema Lal

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP                   Shapiro Hankinson & Knutson Law Corporation

 
  • Same rules, different circumstances
  • What is the contract?
  • When are contractors and subcontractors on the hook?
  • Protecting contractors and owners from increased costs
  • Protecting subcontractors from the imposition of onerous clauses
  • Avoiding disputes after award of contract

  4:45

Questions and Discussion

  4:55

Chairs' Closing Remarks

  5:00 

Program Concludes

 

 

 

               

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