AGC WebEd: 2021 Construction Economic Look Ahead

November 23, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-hour webinar presented by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will cover the following topics:

  • Trends in Construction activity across the Country.
  • Which states are recovering and which are not.
  • What sectors and verticals have been impact`ed most.
  • Deep Dive into the key metro area activity.
  • What this means for 2021.

December 3rd, 2020

2021 Construction Safety & Health Virtual Conference

November 16, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Associated General Contractors of America’s (AGC) annual Construction Safety & Health Conference “provides educational options for attendees through a mixture of plenary and breakout sessions” and will cover these topics: Managing safety & health requirements and risk, Factoring safety & health concerns into phases of a project, and Expanding your knowledge and skills. Attendees will include Safety Directors, EHS Directors, Site Safety & Health Officers, Risk & Loss Control Managers, Attorneys, Safety Consultants, among others.

January 13th-15th, 2021
Virtual Conference

From Surviving to Thriving: SafetyCulture Virtual Summit 2020

November 9, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This free, global summit features speakers with diverse experiences and from various industries who will speak on “critical safety challenges” including Captain “Sully” Sullenberger, Erin Brockovich, John McAvoy, Captain Scott Kelley, and Craig Tiley. Topics include 208 Seconds: A Lifetime of Lessons, Superman's Not Coming – So What, From Iron Bars to Iron Man, The Sky Is Not the Limit, and The Art of Risk in Sport and Entertainment.

November 18th, 2020
Live Virtual Event

Forum D & I Brunch: Access and Opportunity -Why the Construction Industry Needs Diversity to Survive and Thrive

November 2, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Bar Association (ABA) presents a webinar on the need for diversity and inclusion in the construction industry: “Now, more than ever, the need for authentic and broad corporate diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives is apparent to companies across industry and geography.” This ABA seminar will cover “the barriers to diversity and inclusion in the construction industry, the steps to create opportunity and access, and why increasing the number of minority owned construction companies and skilled workers is critical to address shortages in the industry.” The one-day webinar will be conducted by Jennifer Todd, Founder & President of LMS General Contractors and Cathy Altman, Chair of Construction at Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal, LLP.

November 19th, 2020
Live Webinar

Protecting Your Clients Against Construction Defect Claims

October 26, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar will cover the following topics: Update in Building Products, LEED and other Certifications; High-Efficiency HVAC; Cost Impacts; Federal, State and Local Funding Programs; Designer/Engineer Standard of Care; Engineering Practicalities; and Environmental Impact Studies. It is relevant for Architects, Attorneys, Contractors, Engineers, Government Employees, Insurance Professionals, and Municipal Employees.

December 2nd, 2020
Live Webcast

NAHB 2021 Builders’ Show Goes Virtual

October 19, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The 8th annual Design & Construction Week featuring NAHB’s International Builders’ Show (IBS) and National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) will take place virtually this February. Previously scheduled to take place in Orlando, Florida, the “new all-virtual DCW 2021 will still take place the week of Feb. 8 with extended programming.” NAHB Chairman Chuck Fowke stated, ““We have plenty of great virtual educational programs, innovative products, services and workshops on tap, and we are very excited about the 2021 show. It’s an opportunity to set a precedent for the industry by producing a dynamic virtual trade show, and we look forward to a very successful Design & Construction Week.” In 2022, the Design & Construction Week will be an in-person event in Orlando.

February 9th-11th, 2021
Virtual Event

Building Results: A Panel for Law Students interested in Dispute Resolution and Construction Law

October 12, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day American Bar Association (ABA) seminar will consist of “a focused panel discussion on litigation and dispute resolution in construction law.” The ABA’s Forum on Construction Law’s Division 1 (Litigation & Dispute Resolution) will comprise the panel that will “discuss why ADR and form contracts are so common in construction law, the general characteristics of construction litigation and arbitration, and other typical dispute avoidance forms in construction law, such as DRBs.” After the panel is concluded, law students and recent graduates will “be placed in virtual networking ‘breakout rooms’ to meet the panelists, fellow construction lawyers, and other law students with similar interests.”

October 20th, 2020
Live Webinar

Virginia CLE Annual Construction Law and Public Contracts Seminar

October 5, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The 41st annual Construction Law and Public Contracts Seminar will be held virtually this year for the first time, but it will still provide live-interactive credit. Attending the “full seminar (both days combined)” provides “a full year’s worth of CLE credit for Virginia attorneys.” The four-decade old seminar is relevant for lawyers and industry representatives with a stake in construction law or public contracts matters. Attendees may register for one or both days.

November 6th, 2020
Live Webcast
Live Telephone

December 4th, 2020
Live Webcast
Live Telephone

ABC Leadership Institute 2020

September 28, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This year’s Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Leadership Institute will feature an in-person, socially distanced format as well as providing all sessions virtually for those who cannot travel to the event. The conference is comprised of educational sessions and keynote speakers. Educational sessions include topics such as “Futurenomics: The Economic Snapshot You” and “Communicate, Lead, Succeed.”

November 10th-12th, 2020
In-Person & Virtual Conference
The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
6902 E Greenway Pkwy
Scottsdale, AZ 85254

AGC WebEd: Keep Your Team Connected: Sharing Virtual RFIs and Construction Documents with Everyone

September 21, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) will host a one-hour, online seminar that “will focus on how construction firms can share construction documents, RFI/RFP, etc. in the cloud for all project stakeholders to access.” It’s presented by James Coppinger of ZenTek Consultants: “Mr. Coppinger has over 30 years' experience in the design/build industry, working in estimating, project management, and both architectural/civil design.”

October 7th, 2020
Virtual Seminar (WebEd)

New Date: Construction Project Scheduling & Delay Claims

September 14, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Construction Project Scheduling and Delay Claims has moved to November 17th. The speakers of this one-day seminar will discuss “the most challenging issues that arise in managing project schedules and delays and will present cutting-edge techniques for documenting, analyzing, and presenting project schedule delay events, providing guidance on how to avoid, negotiate, and resolve these disputes.” The seminar is relevant for Architects, Attorneys, Contractors, Engineers, Government Employees, and Municipal Employees.

November 17, 2020
Hampton Inn & Suites - Brickell Downtown
50 SW 12th Street
Miami, FL 33130

ACP Earthquake Resilience Mitigation Webinar

September 7, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP) Los Angeles chapter presents a seminar on mitigating earthquake non-structural hazards. The speaker, Glen Granholm, Vice President of Safe-T-Proof, “has been involved in earthquake preparedness for nearly 30 years, including managing mandated retrofit projects and developing bracing strategies for businesses.”

October 6th, 2020
Live Webinar

Save the Date: Construction Defects Seminar

August 31, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day Construction Defects seminar located in Seattle, Washington and Live Webcast has an Early Bird Special if registered by October 1st. Topics to be covered include Construction, Insurance, and Litigation. The seminar is relevant for Architects, Contractors, Engineers, Government Employees, Insurance Professionals, and Municipal Employees.

December 2nd, 2020
Location TBD
Seattle, WA
Live Webcast Available

IRMI Construction Risk [VIRTUAL] Conference

August 24, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI) presents this two-day, online conference that features many topics such as The Current State of Subcontractor Default Insurance, Insurance for Faulty Workmanship: The Next Great Innovation for Contractors?, Caulking the Risks and Building Resilience in the Face of Cyber Threats, and Keys to a Successful Builders Risk Claim. The conference is relevant for anyone who designs, sells, buys, or underwrites construction insurance programs. New features include Dynamic speakers and presentations, Live chat and Q&A during sessions, Audience surveys and polling, Sponsor booths with video features and downloadable content, and Interactive activities.

October 19th-20th, 2020
Virtual Conference

Florida Construction Law Seminar

August 17, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The 9th annual Construction Law seminar in Florida will cover topics such as Legislative and Court Updates, Building Code Updates, Business Interruption and the Impact of Covid-19, among others. The two-day seminar is relevant for Architects, Attorneys, Contractors, Engineers, Government Employees, and Municipal Employees.

October 13th-14th, 2020
Live Webcast

Government Contracting & Construction Law

August 10, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The 9th annual Government Contracting and Construction Law seminar will cover many subjects, including Litigating Construction Cases Under COVID-19, Bankruptcy Considerations for the Construction Industry, and Federal Contracting 101 and Retainage Under the Miller/Little Miller Act. This two-day seminar is relevant for Architects, Attorneys, Contractors, Engineers, Government Employees, Insurance Professionals, and Municipal Employees.

October 6th-7th, 2020
Hilton Garden Inn Midtown/Homewood Suites
97 10th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

Webinar: Disproving the Top Eight Myths about Construction Arbitration

August 3, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This one-day seminar discusses the myths with arbitration including “arbitrators always split the baby”; “there is no discovery in arbitration”; and “arbitration costs as much as litigation.” Attendees will learn how “construction attorneys can enhance their effectiveness by using tools such as dispositive motions, efficient discovery techniques, and selection of construction-savvy arbitrators.”

August 13th, 2020

CLE Bootcamp: Impact of the Pandemic, Protests, Status of the Administration and Economics

July 27, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The 19th annual CLE Bootcamp allows attendees to earn many CLE credits “in a unique and entertaining format.” Subjects include Real Estate Law, Construction Law, Insurance Law, and many others. This in-person seminar will also be available via live webcast. It is relevant for attorneys and in-house counsel.

December 8th-9th, 2020
Washington Athletic Club
1325 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

NAWIC’s 65th Annual Conference

July 20, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The National Association of Women in Construction will hold their annual conference online for the first time in their sixty-five year history. The conference will include keynote speakers, sessions, panels, and networking opportunities. Jessica Rector and Ally Jencson will be the keynote speakers.

August 12th-14th, 2020
Virtual Conference

Video Arbitration: What to Consider Before Jumping In

July 13, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The American Bar Association presents a webinar on how to deal with virtual arbitration hearings in the era of Covid-19. Panelists include “two litigators who gained their experience in virtual hearings after their in-person hearing in New York City was shut down abruptly due to the pandemic” as well as a “a senior representative from the American Arbitration Association.” The webinar will cover “the legal issues presented by online hearings, applicable arbitral institution rules, and discuss important considerations and best practices for conducting an arbitration hearing remotely.”

August 19th, 2020

The 25th Annual Oregon Construction Law Seminar

July 6, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

This annual two-day conference will cover topics such as We Never Stop Learning – Case Law and Statutory Update, Owners are People Too, Demystifying Delays, and more. The conference is relevant for architects, attorneys, contractors, engineers, and government employees. Faculty includes construction lawyers, mediators, judges, and industry professionals.

September 10th-11th, 2020
World Trade Center
121 SW Salmon St
Two World Trade Center Building
Portland, OR 97204

AGC Construction Safety, Health & Environmental Virtual Conference

June 29, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez – CDJ Staff

The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) presents an event “ to hone in on the most critical safety, health and environmental compliance and risk issues impacting the business of construction.” This three-day virtual conference will provide “informative presentations, panel discussions and interactive breakouts.” Attendees will have opportunities for Q&A with the speakers and learn about exhibitors.

July 14-16, 2020
Virtual Event

USLAW Network Women’s Connection—Month of Virtual Events

June 22, 2020
Colleen E. Hastie - Traub Lieberman

Please join us, in partnership with USLAW NETWORK, Inc. Women’s Connection, for a complimentary month of virtual events created by women, for women. The event runs from July 1st to July 31st, 2020.

Choose from any number of offered learning and sharing discussions, health and wellness classes, amazing speakers, and social networking opportunities as you wish.

On July 23, 2020, Traub Lieberman partner Colleen E. Hastie, will be presenting the topic “Perceptions of Women in the Claims and Litigation Arena: Are we Debunking the Myths or Feeding into the Sexism.”

July 1st-31st, 2020
Virtual Events

Save the Date: CLFT Construction Law Conference

June 15, 2020
Beverley BevenFlorez - CDJ STAFF

The 34th annual Construction Law Foundation of Texas (CLFT) conference will be March 4th-5th, 2021. The two-day event covers the most recent updates in Construction Law and provides two days of MCLE credit. Audio recordings and course materials are available from the 2020 conference.

March 4th-5th, 2021


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