Events

PDCA of Texas Lunch and Learn Seminar

When: 11/08/2018 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Marriott Houston South Hobby Airport, 100 Gulf Fwy., S.E. Houston, TX

The PDCA Contracts and Risk Committee will present three topics to PDCA members and prospective members in Texas.
All three topics will be presented during the half-day seminar.
WHEN: Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018
WHERE: Jacksonville Marriott, 4670 Salisbury Rd.
TIME: 11 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Registration & Lunch
12:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. Seminar

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Each seminar location will include the following topics:
Recovering for unforeseen conditions.
Especially valuable for those working below ground, this seminar thoroughly discusses the Spearin Doctrine and the ability to recover for unforeseen conditions in various regions of the country.  This seminar addresses all work that you may be required to perform that goes behind the letter of the project's contract documents.
Presented by
Contracts and Risk Committee Chair, Alex Filotti , Underpinning and Foundation Skanska 
Contracts and Risk Committee Co-Chair, Richard Kalson, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff


Key legal considerations when performing work under a design-build construction contract.
This seminar discusses the keys to gaining strength of position in the negotiation of a design-build contract and the types of claims for unforeseen conditions that can and cannot be made under a design-build contract.
Presented by
Contracts and Risk Committee Chair, Alex Filotti , Underpinning and Foundation Skanska 
Contracts and Risk Committee Co-Chair, Richard Kalson, Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff


Understanding the differences and similarities between driven piles and drilled cast-in-place.
This seminar will compare and contrast the two foundation systems.
Presented by
Karl Higgins, ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC


PDCA will also hold a Chapter luncheon as part of the seminar program to discuss the importance of the two Chapters and how PDCA members and prospective members can support the Chapter, get involved in its growth and long-term sustainability and provide suggestions for future events and activities.

PDCA invites all prospective PDCA members, specifically those from the Florida area to join us for this program.
All PDCA members and prospective members are invited to attend at no cost, but will need to register.

Registration is open, just click the link or contact the PDCA office at 888-311-7322 to register or email Marian McMillin, PDCA Office Manager, at marian@piledrivers.org and indicate your interest in registering. For emails, please include all names of those attending, company name, a contact email address and telephone number.

Sponsorships for these two programs will also be available:
• Materials Table Sponsor at $250
• Premier Luncheon Sponsor (includes Materials Table & Company Profile) at $500

Any PDCA member or prospective member interested in helping develop a new leadership structure for the Florida Chapter is encouraged to contact PDCA Executive Director, Stevan A. Hall, in the PDCA office, 904-215-4771, 888-311-PDCA (7322) or email steve@piledrivers.org.