This seminar is designed for attorneys, project managers, presidents and vice presidents, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, owners, principals, architects and accountants.
This seminar is designed to update attendees on current issues relating to the design and construction of capital projects. Owners, architects, engineers, contractors and their lawyers will leave with an understanding of current development laws, critical path method scheduling, design/build and mold.
Topics to be discussed include:
Legal Overview And Update
State Of CPM Scheduling Today
Mold In The Constructed Environment
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Break 10:00 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.)
I. Legal Overview And Update
A. Construction Overview
B. Recent Developments
1. Indemnity And Third-Party Liability
2. Subcontractor Claims
3. Letters Of Intent
4. Tort Liability
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
II. State Of CPM Scheduling Today
A. Competing Needs
1. Ease Of Use
2. Training Of Users
3. Project Management Tool
4. After The Fact Schedule And Delay Evaluation
1. Scheduling Programs
2. Schedule Comparison Software
C. Uses And Abuses
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
A. Overview Of Project Delivery Approaches
1. Traditional Design/Bid/Build
2. Construction Management
B. Legal Considerations
C. Role Of The Architect/Engineer
D. Conceptual vs. Detailed Design
E. Pitfalls In The Process
F. The Design/Build Contract
2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.
2:40 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
IV. Mold In The Constructed Environment
A. What Is Mold, Where Does It Occur And Why?
B. Why Is Toxic Mold Toxic?
C. Construction Defects Related To Mold
1. Site Development And Grading
2. Irrigation Systems And Landscape
3. The Weather Envelope And Building Exterior Features
4. Building Systems, Equipment And Finishes
D. Due Diligence Done Right
E. What To Look For And Why! New Construction vs. Existing
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
V. Questions And Answers