Save the Date: 2019 AEC BuildTech Conference & Expo

May 16, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

The Inaugural AEC BuildTech Conference & Expo will be held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, from April 30th through May 2nd of 2019: “This interactive three-day conference & expo is designed to inform and inspire today’s entire building team — innovative and influential architects, engineers, contractors, facility managers, owners and more. Educational sessions will include five separate tracks focused on plumbing, HVAC/mechanical systems, flooring, building envelope and roofing. As an attendee you will walk away from this event with the connections and knowledge to leverage tomorrow’s building processes and construction technologies.”

April 30th-May 2nd, 2019
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 N. River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018

HalfMoon Seminar: Complying with OSHA Construction Safety Regulations

May 3, 2018
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

This seminar will provide an overview of construction safety hazards, statistics and OSHA requirements including Fall Prevention/Restraint, Ladders and Stairways, and Trenching and Excavation.

May 22nd, 2018
Holiday Inn Columbus/Worthington
7007 North High Street
Worthington, OH 43085

Lorman Live Webinar: California Contractor License Law Update

April 11, 2018
Laura Parsons - CDJ STAFF

Earn AIA, CLE, or ICC credit while attending this live Webinar led by attorney Paul W. Berning. Topics include Harsh Penalties, Big Areas of Risk, Obligations Imposed on Contractors by Statute, Special Requirements for Home Improvement Contracts, and Dispute Resolution.

Live Webinar
April 20, 1:00pm – 2:30pm EST

Halfmoon Seminar: Complying with Fire and Building Codes

March 29, 2018
Meg Scane - CDJ STAFF

This live webinar offers credits for architects and engineers. The topics include occupancy classifications, means of egress, and much more.

May 3, 2018
Live Webinar

Lorman Live Webinar: How to Read Key Clauses in Boilerplate Contracts

March 22, 2018
Laura Parsons – CDJ Staff

Earn AIA, CLE, or ENG credits while learning about contracts. Topics covered encompass what to include and not include in a contract, clauses, and key phrases. This one-day live Webinar is being taught by Larry P. Lubka, a partner at Lubka & White LLP.

April 16, 2018
Live Webinar

2018 CLM & Business Insurance Construction Conference

March 14, 2018
Meg Scane – CDJ Staff

Mark your calendars now for the 2018 CLM & Business Insurance Construction Conference. The educational sessions will address many areas of the construction industry including construction defects, coverage issues, subcontractor issues, and risk management. Don’t miss out on this great networking and educational opportunity.

September 26-28, 2018

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
540 N Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 606111

Lorman Live Webinar: AIA Documents B-Series: Agreement Between Owner and Architect

February 28, 2018
Laura Parsons - CDJ STAFF

Earn AIA, CLE, or ENG Credits while learning about the changes to AIA’s Owner- Architect Agreements, AIA Forms, and the most common negotiated changes to AIA’s Owner-Architect Agreements. This one-day live webinar is being taught by Timothy R. Conway, a founding partner of Conway & Mrowiec.

March 8, 2018
Live Webinar

Construction Law Institute – The Florida Bar

February 22, 2018
Meg Scane - CDJ STAFF

Take a break from winter by attending the 11th Annual Construction Law Institute in Orlando, Florida. This two-day event offers advanced CLE credits and construction law board certification. Topics covered include Theories of Recovery and Cause of Action, Chapter 558, Suretyship, and much more.

March 8-10, 2018.
JW Marriott Orlando Grand Lakes
4040 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, FL 32837

West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar

February 15, 2018
Meg Scane – CDJ Staff

The 25th annual West Coast Casualty Construction Defect seminar returns to the Disneyland Hotel this May. The seminar includes keynotes, panels, and breakout sessions on industry-relevant topics, as well as receptions that provide networking opportunities. Over 1600 people attend each year from the legal, insurance, builder, contractor, and subcontractor industries as well as others.

May 16-18, 2018
Disneyland Hotel
1150 West Magic Way
Anaheim, CA 92802

Construction Contract Webinar

February 7, 2018
Laura Parsons - CDJ STAFF

Lorman Live Webinar: Implied Obligations in Construction Contracts “will help those who frequently or infrequently negotiate, administer, and manage construction contracts identify, analyze, and apply some of the more commonly recognized implied contract obligations to better protect their rights, avoid liabilities, and resolve disputes.” Topics include origins of implied contract obligations, implied contract obligations, and modifying implied obligations.

February 20, 2018
1:00-2:30 pm EST
Live Webinar

Keith Bremer will be speaking at the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, 57th Annual Seminar

January 31, 2018
Bremer Whyte Brown & O’Meara LLP

“Keith G. Bremer will be attending the 57th annual Association of Southern California Defense Counsel Conference/Seminar. This year’s event is set to take place on February 8-9, 2018, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Keith G. Bremer will be a featured speaker on February 8, addressing the issue of “How to Win at Mediation”. Keith will be joined on the dais by panel members: Eric Traut (Plaintiff's counsel perspective); Peter Searle (renowned mediator); as well as Honorable Teresa Sanchez Gordon, Retired; and the Honorable Helen Bendix.”

Thursday, February 8th, 2018
1:30pm - 3:00pm
JW Marriott LA Live
Los Angeles, California
900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Construction Contract Workshop

January 24, 2018
Margaret Scane - CDJ STAFF

This seminar offers continuing education credits for engineers, contractors, and architects. Topics of interest include, “understanding construction contract essentials, reviewing bidding documents, reviewing project documents, understanding issues in contract administration, examining legal issues and contract disputes, and handling ethical issues in construction contracting”.

February 15th, 2018
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown
500 North Interstate 35
Austin, TX 78701

Live Webinar January 17th

January 10, 2018
Meg Scane – CDJ STAFF

Earn AIA, CLE, ENG, and ICC credits by attending this live webinar which, “is designed for engineers, architects, construction and project managers, contractors, subcontractors, presidents, vice presidents, construction professionals and attorneys.” The webinar covers the following topics: “The Role of the Parties to a Construction Project: Initial Responsibilities to or For the Plans and Specifications, The Pre-Bid, Bid or Negotiation Process, Contractual and Implied Liabilities Surrounding the Plans and Specifications, and Documenting Your Claims or Defenses”

January 17th, 2017, 1:00-2:30pm EST

Live Webinar

Half Moon Seminar: California Residential Code

January 5, 2018
Meg Scane – CDJ Staff

Presented by Suzanne Kusikm, PE, CBO this will cover recent code amendments and future developments. “This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 non-credit continuing education hours to architects (HSW) and 6.5 continuing education hours to professional engineers in California.” This California Residential Code seminar, “also offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors.”

January 30th, 2018
Courtyard Mission Valley Hotel Circle
595 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108

Behind the Curtain: What Every Contractor, Subcontractor and Their Counsel Needs to Know

December 20, 2017
Lori Ann Lange - Peckar & Abramson, P.C.

January 17-19, 2018
Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa
17260 Harbour Pointe Drive
Fort Myers, Florida 33908

Lorman Seminar: Ethics of Electronic Discovery and Forensics: Don’t Let Your Evidence Be Disqualified

December 1, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This one-day live webinar “will delve into the rules that govern the identification, preservation, collection and presentation of electronic evidence, with a specific focus on the ethical rules governing such activities.” Topics include Common Types of Electronic Evidence and Sources of Electronic Evidence, Ethical Boundaries for Identifying and Gathering Electronic Evidence, Preservation of Electronic Evidence, and many more.

December 5th, 2017
Live Webinar

HalfMoon Seminar: 2015 International Residential Code

November 15, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar presented by HalfMoon Education Services, will cover the following topics: Developing and Enforecement of Internation Residential Code, Building Planning and Shell Construction (Chapters 2-10), Energy Efficiency (Chapter 11), and Mechanical, Fuel, Plumbing and Electrical Systems. The seminar will be taught by Jared Agee, MCP, CBO, Director of Building and Code Enforcement for St. Charles County, Missouri.

December 20th, 2017
Holiday Inn Forest Park
5915 Wilson Avenue
St Louis, MO 63110

Lorman Live Webinar: Basic Principles of Construction Insurance

November 8, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

This seminar will address excessive insurance policies, builders’ risk insurance, and errors and omissions (aka professional liability) policies for design professionals and typical exemptions. After attending this one-day webinar, participants will be able to describe design liability, identify comprehensive general liability, discuss builder’s risk, and review exclusions typically involved in construction claims.

November 16th, 2017
Live Webinar

DRI’s Insurance Coverage and Practice Symposium

November 2, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Voice of the Defense Bar is presenting an educational event for insurance executives, claims professionals, and outside counsel who specialize in insurance coverage. Attendees will be able to engage with insurance industry leaders, experts, and coverage lawyers on emerging issues, recent court rulings, national trends, and the future of insurance coverage law. The seminar will also feature networking events.

December 7th-8th, 2017
Sheraton New York Times Square
811 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

HB Litigation Conferences’ Hurricane Claims Forum

October 26, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

This one-day seminar is available through webcast or in person. Topics include The Scope of Loss, Homeowner Claims, The Claims Adjustment Process, and Commercial Claims. There will also be a welcome reception the evening before the conference at the Ritz-Carlton Citrus Gardens. The seminar’s agenda attracts insurance companies, reinsurers, insurance coverage counsel, policyholder counsel, and those providing various services to the insurance and legal industry.

November 3rd, 2017
Ritz-Carlton Grande Lakes Orlando
4040 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, Florida

AGC’s 2018 Surety Bonding and Construction Risk Management Conference

October 19, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

The Associated General Contractor’s (AGC) annual Surety Bonding and Construction Risk Management Conference returns this January. Attendees include the sureties, bond producers, insurance carriers, insurance brokers, lawyers and other professionals. Events will include four plenary sessions, twenty breakout sessions, two receptions, and one luncheon.

January 29th-31st, 2018
Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples
2600 Tiburon Dr
Naples, FL 34109

NBI’s Construction Defect Litigation: From A to Z

October 11, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

The National Business Institute (NBI) will be hosting another Construction Defect Litigation: From A to Z seminar this December in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Topics covered will include “Anatomy of a Defect: What it is and the Rules That Apply,” “Indemnity Provisions: Is the Subcontractor Responsible?” and “Case Law Updates: Rulings That Affect Your World.”

December 18th, 2017
Hyatt Place Baton Rouge
6080 Bluebonnet Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Kiewit’s Women’s Construction Leadership Seminar

September 28, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

This two-day seminar is a seminar for collegiate women who are interested in developing their leadership skills. Participants will gain hands-on experience and industry knowledge. Kiewit will begin accepting applications in October for their January 2018 seminar.

January 23rd-24th, 2018
Training Center
Denver, Colorado

Greenbuild International Conference and Expo

September 20, 2017
Beverley BevenFlorez-CDJ STAFF

Former President Bill Clinton will be giving a keynote address at this year’s Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. The conference attracts Architects, Builders/Contractors, Building Owners, Code Officials, Developers, Educators/Schools, Engineers, Financial Service Providers, and more. Exhibiters include over 600 suppliers and top manufacturers of the latest green building equipment, products, services and technology fields. The conference features education programs, a master series, plenaries, workshops, tours, and summits.

November 8th-10th, 2017
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210


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