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9th Contract and Risk Management for Construction and Capital Projects

Forming Cohesion Amongst All Stakeholders to Mitigate Risk and Improve Project Outcomes

14-16 Jan 2020
The Magnolia Hotel, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Fortifying Lessons Unlearned: Challenges to Mitigating Schedule and Cost Risk in Construction

This workshop will explore the challenges to applying lessons learned, including legal concerns that may hinder the sharing of knowledge gained.

Workshop Moderator: Shawn Modar, Vice President and Laura Arrigo, Project Executive

Company: The Rhodes Group and Bradley

Why You Should Attend

9th Contract and Risk Management for Construction and Capital Projects

Construction and capital projects carry a multitude of risk and costs. One way to ensure a project turns out successful is with superior contract language, enforcement, negotiation, as well as managing a strong and trustworthy relationship between the owner and contractor(s).

This premier marcus evans conference will permit attendees the opportunity to discuss successful negotiation strategies, sharpen dispute resolution tactics, gain a comprehensive understanding of insurance and indemnification clauses, and how to handle the risks associated with working with international entities in today’s volatile political and economical climate.



Key Topics

  • Form ideal legal and commercial team to ensure best players are running the project
  • Collaborate between owners and contractors to vocalize needs and respectfully meet agreements
  • Enhance indemnification clauses in contract to minimize challenges and confusion
  • Examine evolution of contract management roles to see where differences lie
  • Explore both sides of contract negotiations to uncover best tactics and practices

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    Event Sponsors
    Platinum Sponsor
    The Rhodes Group
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    Bradley LLP
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    Panel Partner
    Pepper Hamilton LLP
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    Event Partners

    Practical Insights From

    Fermeen Fazal
    VP & Chief Counsel
    Universal Pegasus International

    John H. Fenner
    VP, Corporate General Counsel, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
    Turner Industries Group, LLC

    Ed Diggs
    Senior Counsel and Manager of Claims, OG&C
    Bechtel Corporation

    Cesar Hernandez Espinoza
    General Counsel USA & Latin Americ

    Mina Wheless
    Senior Corporate Counsel

    Kelli L. Wayland
    Senior Counsel
    Baker Hughes, a GE Company

    Tracy Allen Baker
    Director, Commercial Contracts Management
    Duke Energy

    Jessica McKinney, Esq.
    Executive Contract Management Director
    GE Grid Solutions

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “The conference was invaluable in defining how different parties view the various provisions in a contract.” - Williams
    • “Great conference. Appreciated the real world experience.” - Gulf Interstate Engineering
    • “Strong gathering of experts willing to share their experiences and lessons learned.” - Magnolia LNG
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Jeremy Wise

    455 N Cityfront Plaza 9th Floor – Chicago, IL 60611

    +1 312.540.3000 x6523