2017 CASE Risk Management Seminar: Time-Tested Techniques for Managing Your Firm’s Risk

Thursday, August 3, 2017 6:00-8:00 PM - Friday, August 4, 2017, 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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How important is Risk Management to your firm? A proper program can reduce your chances of being sued and allows you to take on more risky projects which can generate a substantial profit when handled right.

Developed by the Council of American Structural Engineers (CASE), Time-Tested Techniques for Managing Your Firm’s Risk will help your firm reduce its rate of claims against structural engineering projects, as well as raise the level of quality services provided by all project participants.

Who should attend? Principals, Owners, Project Managers, Risk Managers

 

AGENDA

Thursday, August 3

6:00 pm
Dinner

Speaker: Ashraf Habibullah, President, Computers and Structures, Inc.

 

Friday – August 4

7:30am                 
Welcome

Corey Matsuoka, SSFM International

7:45am                
Four Strategies Forensic Engineers Use to Unravel Construction Disputes

Benjamin Cornelius, S.E., P.E., Leslie E. Robertson Associates Consulting Structural Engineers

In this presentation, structural designer and forensic engineer Ben Cornelius will use real and fictitious case studies to introduce four of the key strategies that forensic engineers use to analyze the mountains of project documents in order to illuminate the sequences of events that lead to problems on construction projects.  Whether you are interested in practical techniques for your investigations practice, or just like a good “whodunnit,” you’re sure to enjoy this discussion of forensic strategies and headline-grabbing construction claims.

9:15am - Break

9:45am    
Information Security in Contracting

Nicholas Merker, Ice Miller LLP

Your vendors might not be protecting your data as well as you are. This session will discuss what you can do to bring your vendors in compliance with your security program and offer solutions from a contractual and insurance standpoint.

11:30am              
Roundtable Lunch

Moderator – Corey Matsuoka, SSFM International

1:45pm                
Professional Liability Case Study Marathon

Karen Erger, Lockton Companies
Eric Singer, Ice Miller LLP
Brian Stewart, Collins, Collins, Muir + Stewart

“Binge” on true-life stories filled with plot twists involving overreaching contract terms, inflated client expectations, underinsured sub-consultants, staffing shortfalls, mergers gone wrong, and more. Discuss risk management techniques that could have improved outcomes or averted disasters.

3:15pm
Wrap-up & Adjourn

Corey Matsuoka, SSFM International 

 

Registration:

Coalition Member - $399
ACEC Member - $499
Non-members - $599             

Registration deadline: July 28, 2017
Click here to register online

Location

DoubleTree Magnificent Mile
300 E. Ohio Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611


Phone: 1-800-222-8733. and refer to group code: ACE
Online Reservations
Special Rate - $194/night until July 11, 2017 or until block sells out

Contact

Heather Talbert
202-682-4377
htalbert@acec.org

 

 

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