Agenda - October 30th, 2018

9:00

Welcome and Introduction by PBLI

9:05

Chairs' Welcome and Introduction

 

John Logan, Q.C.

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP

 

David Mckenzie

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP

 

9:10

Changes

 

Karen Martin

Dentons Canada LLP

 

Jana Mansour

Dentons Canada LLP

 

  • What is the law you need to know?
  • What is the proper use of Change Directives?
  • Front end drafting tips to minimize problems
  • Lessons for dealing with issues when they arise
  • Real life examples of the impacts of changes and claims for changes

 

9:55

Questions and Discussion

10:05

Refreshment Adjournment

10:20

Delays

 

David Mckenzie

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP

 

  • The effect of delays and delay claims on the project
  • Front end drafting tips to minimize problems
  • Lessons for dealing with delay issues when they arise

 

  11:05

Questions and Discussion

  11:15

Differing Site Conditions

 

Stephen Berezowskyj

Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP

 

  • Real life examples of differing site conditions claims and their impacts
  • Tips for contractors and owners to avoid pitfalls in drafting differing condition provisions
  • Lessons for dealing with issues when they arise

 

  12:00

Questions and Discussion

  12:10

Networking Lunch

   1:00

Architects and Consultants

 

Nicholas Paczkowski

Construction Law Group

 

  • Stories from the procurement and administration world
  • Lessons for avoiding or dealing with problems as they arise

 

   1:45

Questions and Discussion

   1:55

Insurance Matters
 

Nolan Heuchert

Wylie-Crump

 

  • What happens when insurance doesn't work out the way you expected?
  • Take away lessons

 

   2:40

Questions and Discussion

   2:50

Refreshment Adjournment

   3:05 Builders Liens
 

J. Marc MacEwing

SHK Law Corporation

 

  • Real life examples of the impacts builders liens can have
  • Take away lessons

 

3:50 Questions and Discussion
4:00 Dispute Resolution
 

John Logan, Q.C.

Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP

 

  • When dispute resolution goes off the rails
  • Proactive tips for avoiding disputes
  • What experience teaches us about what to do and what not to do when disputes arise

 

4:45 Questions and Discussion
4:55 Chairs' Closing Remarks
5:00 Program Concludes