November 14, 2019
Todd Mayo participated in the Professional Women in Construction’s Professional Development Advisory Council (PDAC) panel and workshop discussion on tactics for negotiating successful contracts. The panel comprised of a diverse range of legal representatives so that all sides of the table were present. The panel covered a high-level overview of important contract clauses as they pertain to the parties they represent and reviewed general tactics for the negotiation of contracts.
October 25, 2019
Joe Hellenbrand participated in a mock arbitration for the American Society of Civil Engineers Construction Institute (Illinois Chapter) as part of their Claims Avoidance and Resolution Managing Project Risks Workshop. This event brought speakers from across the country who specialize in construction risk management and claims avoidance. Local attendees learned about industry’s best practices, were part of the interactive arbitration process, and networked with other engineers and construction managers.
October 18, 2019
Pearl Verma (left) and Supriya Panwar (right) attended the Women in Construction Annual Conference in DC this past week. WIC is the Mid-Atlantic region’s premiere forum for education, professional development and networking for women in the construction industry.
The organization empowers women to continue to grow and achieve success in the community with a motto of: “By Women, for Women.” More than 300 men and women attended the event representing every discipline. Attendees included general contractors, subcontractors, developers, architects, engineers, as well as representatives from trade associations, nonprofits, construction consulting companies and law firms from across the U.S. and Canada. To find out more about WIC visit the conference website.
Rob D’Onofrio became President of the ASCE Construction Institute this month. His term started in October 2019 and will run for one year. With 15,000 members, CI offers individuals and organizations working in all sectors of the construction industry the opportunity to network with other professionals, sharpen skills, and shape the future of the industry. MESSAGE FROM THE CI PRESIDENT
Rob D’Onofrio was elected by his peers to be Chancellor of the College of Scheduling Fellows.
The College of Scheduling Fellows is an invite-only community of CPM scheduling professionals that are well respected in the field. Membership is limited to two individuals per firm and based on recommendations of peers.