"An interesting and eye opening conference with regards to the recent development of FIDIC forms of contract and delegates experiences"
"Exhaustive deliberation on each of the FIDIC contract books in a simplified and direct manner!"
Attending this event will equip engineering and construction law specialists in the Americas & beyond with crucial knowledge of the widely used FIDIC suite of contracts.
Attend this conference to meet the largest contingent yet of FIDIC experts and drafters to travel to the U.S. to engage in dialogue with prospective users from across the region and beyond.
Chaired by ACEC'S chairman, Mr Gregs Thomopulos, and featuring a number of distinguised speakers from U.S., Canada, Brazil and other key jurisdictions where FIDIC is used.
Secure a full 17 CPD hours by attending the 2-day main conference, primer day (FIDIC for non-FIDIC Users) and workshop (International Disputes Under FIDIC)
The FIDIC Americas Contract Users’ Conference is the first major conference to bring North American engineers, contractors, arbitrators, mediators and construction law experts, comprehensive information on this widely used form of contract, which is increasingly preferred by engineers and contract administrators all over the world.
This pioneering FIDIC event is the only one officially endorsed by the FIDIC Association, who will be deploying some of their key contract drafters to brief delegates in the Americas region on the benefits the FIDIC Suite of contracts can bring to major works projects.
If you have attended a FIDIC conference in the past you will already know that this series is the only mandatory forum for those looking to make the most efficient utilisation of the FIDIC suite of contracts and gain strategic insights into how best to resolve disputes.
We have assembled an international speaker line-up to provide you with cutting-edge advice on how to successfully use FIDIC contracts or to sucessfully adopt FIDIC for one of your projects if you are not yet an active user.
Plus benefit from the fully-interactive primer day on 21st October and the post-conference workshop on 24th October .
Don't miss your chance to attend the only official FIDIC contracts conference in North America and to learn directly from the FIDIC representatives responsible for drafting and updating the contracts!
Find out more today - see the latest agenda for the FIDIC Americas Contract Users' Conference 2013.
"Very good atmosphere facilitating the exchange of ideas with experts and construction professionals" D William, Fusion for Energy
"I really enjoyed the quality of the speakers and the networking with other attendees" Galli, SGI Studio Galli Ingegneria SpA
"So much wisdom at the same time in the same place. Highly reputable experts open to discussion" P Kycin, Kruzlik Lopezova
...and much more besides!
Find out more on the latest agenda for the FIDIC Americas Contract Users' event 2013.
Pre-conference Primer Seminar:
FIDIC for Non-FIDIC Users
21st October 2013
(09:30 - 16:00 - Registration & Coffee from 09:00)
Attend this pre-conference primer seminar to gain foundation-level knowledge of the rainbow suite of contracts in preparation for the more advanced discussion due to take place during the two days of the main event. FIDIC contract experts will take you through the entire rainbow book collection and explain in detail the specificities and purposes of each form of contract including the Red, Yellow, Silver, Gold and Green Books. Hear the summary of how FIDIC's works contracts have become widely used industry standards.
Successfully Resolving International Disputes Under FIDIC
24th October 2013
(09:00 - 13:00 - Registration & Coffee from 08:30)
This interactive workshop is designed to focus on the key issues commonly faced by owners and contractors who are involved in major development, infrastructure and other projects administered under FIDIC forms of contract and who wish to employ sound strategies for avoiding, managing and resolving disputes in an effective manner. Particular areas of focus include the commercial setting for development, claims strategy and DAB and ADR options, arbitration and investment treaty protection for major projects.
"Well done! The event should be followed by everyone who needs the essential review of the latest developments in FIDIC contracts delivered by international FIDIC experts."
"So much wisdom at the same time in the same place. Highly reputable experts open to discussion"
"I really enjoyed the quality of the speakers and the networking with other attendees"
"Good insight into future plans for amendments and issues with existing forms"