Agenda - April 24th, 2019

9:00

Welcome and Introduction by PBLI

9:05

Chairs' Welcome and Introduction

 

John Haythorne

Dentons Canada LLP

 

Karen Martin

Dentons Canada LLP

 

9:15

Innovations Coming to the Construction

 

Ronald Aitken

Mott MacDonald

 

Gary A. Webster

KPMG Canada LLP

 

  • What "disruptions" do we see coming that will change the construction industry?
  • Technology: daily photos; data sites; accurate records; records retention; early prediction of progress
  • International practice implications: trade, standards

 

10:00

Questions and Discussion

10:10

Refreshment Adjournment

10:25

Current Canadian Contracting Practices and Standard Forms

 

Chris R. Armstrong

McLean & Armstrong LLP

 

John R. Singleton, Q.C.

Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP

 

  • How do we respond to current innovations?
  • What do we need to change?
  • what do we need to do better?

 

11:10

Questions and Discussion

11:20

New Contracting Forms

 

Christopher W. Eagles

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

 

Jana Mansour

Dentons Canada LLP

 

  • New contracting forms
  • What problems are they trying to address?
  • What's new?

 

12:10

Questions and Discussion

12:20

Networking Lunch

1:20

Procurement Responses: How Can We Help?

 

John Haythorne

Dentons Canada LLP

 

Elizabeth Scott

Capital Regional District

 

  • How do we best measure success of a procurement?
  • Scope creep
  • Issues for complex projects

 

2:10

Questions and Discussion

2:20

Refreshment Adjournment

2:35

Implications for Dispute Resolution

 

Karen Martin

Dentons Canada LLP

 

  • Practical tips for project advice to avoid disputes
  • Creative dispute resolution for construction projects
  • Current best practices for referee, mediation and arbitration process

 

 3:20

Questions and Discussion

3:30

Change is Afoot in the Insurance Industry
 

Stephen Panciuk

Marsh Canada Limited

 

  • Public procurement is shifting to DB, P3 IPD. The insurance industry is adapting.
  • Market update: Project specific insurance just got a lot more expensive. Why?

 

4:15

Questions and Discussion

4:25 Chairs' Closing Remarks
4:30 Program Concludes