Events

Florida Chapter Lunch and Learn Seminar

When: 10/18/2018 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Jacksonville Marriott - 4670 Salisbury Rd. Jacksonville FL

LUNCH AND LEARN SEMINAR
 
The PDCA Contracts and Risk Committee will present three topics to PDCA members in Florida and 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
 
Each seminar location will include the following topics:
 
Recovering for Unforeseen Conditions 
Presented by Contracts and Risk Committee Chair, Alex Filotti (Underpinning and Foundation Skanska) and Co-Chair, Richard
Kalson (Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff)

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.
 
Key Legal Considerations When Performing Work Under a
Design-Build Construction Contract 
Presented by Contracts and Risk Committee Chair, Alex Filotti (Underpinning and Foundation Skanska) and Co-Chair, Richard
Kalson (Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff)

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.
 
Understanding the Differences and Similarities Between Driven Piles and Drilled Cast-in-Place
Presented by Karl Higgins (ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC)

This seminar will compare and contrast the two foundation systems.
 
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 can support the Chapter, get involved in its growth and long-term sustainability and provide suggestions for future events and activities. PDCA invites all PDCA members, specifically those from the Florida and Texas areas to join us for this program.

All PDCA members and non members are
invited to attend at no cost,
but will need to register.
 
Registration is open, so 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 interested in helping develop a new
leadership structure for the Florida or Texas 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.

Please click HERE for the event flyer