Dickinson Wright Hosts First Annual Construction Forum Update

Dickinson Wright Hosts First Annual Construction Forum Update

5/8/2008
Dickinson Wright PLLC, in partnership with Navigant Consulting and Marsh, present the First Annual Construction Forum Update on Tuesday, May 13 at the Sheraton Detroit in Novi, Michigan. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. Christopher A. Cornwall, a member in the Firm's Detroit office, and Rick Moffat of Navigant Consulting will moderate seminars in some of today's most relevant topics in construction law, including: How the New ConsensusDOCS Address Key Contractual Issues - presented by Joseph W. DeLave, a member in Dickinson Wright's Bloomfield Hills office. This presentation will discuss the new family of standard agreements and forms known and the ConsensusDOCS and highlight key contractual issues addressed during the development of these contracts, including risk allocation; indemnity; consequential damages; liquidated damages; dispute resolution and payments. Construction Industry Trends in Michigan - presented by John G. Cameron, Jr., a member in Dickinson Wright's Grand Rapids office. This presentation will address construction industry contracting issues, including those involved in design professional agreements, construction contracts and subcontracts, including the AIA A201-2007 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction. Construction Labor Update - presented by Gary C. Ankers, a member in Dickinson Wright's Detroit office. This session will examine the most recent issues involving labor relations in the construction industry - issues that affect both non-union and union contractors. Other seminars include: Construction Industry Trends in Michigan - presented by Eric Sanderson from Navigant Consulting. Investment in Sustainable Design Buildings - presented by Dean Stermer from Navigant Consulting. Overview of Project Delivery Systems - presented by William Loew from Navigant Consulting. Project Risk Management - presented by Terry Yeager from Navigant Consulting. Construction Surety - presented by Drew Brach from Marsh. Construction Design and Industry Risk Finance and Consulting - presented by John Hurley from Marsh. For more information about Dickinson Wright PLLC, please visit www.dickinsonwright.com.