Pre conference programme

Monday, December 2, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

 

  • Date: 2 December 2024 
  • Time: 9.00 – 12:30 UK time 
  • Price: 460 GBP, electronic publications are included in the workshop price.
  • Language: English
  • Trainer: Asel El Housan

Description

Elevate your claim management skills with our specialized FIDIC Workshop for Claim Management. This comprehensive training is designed for professionals in the construction and engineering sectors who aim to deepen their understanding of FIDIC contracts and the intricacies of claim management. Participants will learn to distinguish between claims and variations, navigate the step-by-step claim process, and overcome common pitfalls. Through interactive sessions, real-world case studies, and practical exercises, attendees will gain the knowledge and tools needed to successfully manage claims under FIDIC contracts.

Join us for this essential workshop to enhance your professional competency in the construction industry. Secure your place today and empower yourself with the skills to navigate and manage the complexities of construction claims effectively.

Planned electronic contract publications included in the workshop:

  • Construction Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Red Book, Reprinted 2022 with amend)
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


The forum is for adjudicators, members of the FIDIC President’s List of Adjudicators and dispute board practitioners to discuss the latest key global issues in the dispute avoidance and adjudication arena. 
 

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM


The forum is for adjudicators, members of the FIDIC President’s List of Adjudicators and dispute board practitioners to discuss the latest key global issues in the dispute avoidance and adjudication arena. 
 

Time Zone: (UTC+01:00) London, Edinburgh [Change Time Zone]

Conference programme


Day 1 -  Tuesday 3 December 2024

Following introductory remarks from FIDIC’s president to set the scene for the event, Day 1 of the conference opens with a ‘fireside chat’-style discussion with a key figure from the construction sector on some of the current and emerging issues in the fast-changing world of the global engineering, construction and infrastructure industry. 

This will be followed by a session called Opening the FIDIC contracts toolbox, where we will look at how FIDIC contracts have responded to current challenges, including the pandemic, rising inflation and global conflict and political uncertainty. Subsequent sessions will also update on the latest feedback on the use of new FIDIC contracts and reprints and also a deeper dive into the global use of FIDIC contracts. 
 
The first day will conclude with an opportunity to quiz the members of the FIDIC contracts committee on their work and future plans for new and updated contracts. Parallel discussion tables on a range of issues will also take place from 4pm. In the evening, the 2024 FIDIC Contract Users’ Awards will be unveiled at a gala dinner event.  

 

Day 2 - Wednesday 4 December 2024

Day 2 begins with another look inside the FIDIC Contracts Toolbox where we will look at how to ensure that FIDIC contracts take account of the pace of industry change and business challenges. Potential issues to be discussed include net zero clauses, offshore windfarm work, the need for collaborative contracting, dealing with brownfield infrastructure, public private partnerships and other key and emerging areas. 
 
The morning of Day 2 will also look at a range of issues, including dispute avoidance and the following session will look the role of FIDIC contracts and delivering megaprojects, where we will address the unique challenges of major, large-scale projects. Other sessions are still to be confirmed but are likely to include updates on ongoing work on new FIDIC contracts as well as updates on market feedback on recently launched contract forms. Delegates will also have the opportunity to discuss FIDIC dispute avoidance features of FIDIC forms. 
 
Day 2 will also include a session on Construction Arbitration and Case Law where the key aspects of FIDIC contracts for arbitrators will be discussed.

  

Post conference programme

Thursday, December 5, 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

  • Date: 5 December 2024
  • Time: 09:00 – 17:00 UK time 
  • Price: 870 GBP, electronic publications are included in the workshop price.
  • Language: English
  • Trainer: Taner Dedezade, Leo Grutters

Description

This workshop will explore how in all the various steps of the FIDIC Contracts the Parties should consider Dispute Avoidance. We will focus particularly on both the Engineer's and the Dispute Board's role in dispute avoidance. 

Planned electronic contract publications included in the workshop:

  • Construction Contract 2nd Ed (2017 Red Book, Reprinted 2022 with amend
Time Zone: (UTC+01:00) London, Edinburgh [Change Time Zone]