Construction Adjudication Symposium: Significant Change-Time for Alignment

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Construction Adjudication Symposium: Significant Change-Time for Alignment

By CIArb & RICS Ontario Chapter

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Date and time

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 · 8am - 8pm EDT


Vantage Venues 150 King Street West 16th Floor Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J9 Canada

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NEW Livestream Ticket Option Available - Due to the importance of this topic across Canada and by popular demand, you may now choose to participate in the Symposium day via livestream from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

"an ideal opportunity for construction professionals and stakeholders across Canada to knowledge share on prompt payment, and the established ethos of adjudication as an internationally recognized method of dispute resolution."


This symposium will study the development of Prompt Payment and Construction Adjudication, its introduction to Canada, its wider potential use on Federal government contracts, what this means for construction in parallel with the UK experience over the last two decades.


The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and its Event Partner the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) are two of the largest Adjudicator Nominating Bodies (ANB's) in the UK. Both the CIArb and RICS are internationally recognized in the training and development of Adjudicators.


Contract Administrators, Payment Certifiers, Arbitrators, Adjudicators, Mediators, Contract Managers, Project Managers, Lawyers, Owners, Developers, General Contractors, Specialist Trades, Subcontractors, Suppliers, Supply Chain Managers, Commercial Managers, Quantity Surveyors, Estimators, Surety Professionals, Architects, Engineers, Underwriters, Risk Managers, Claims Managers and Construction Analysts


Dinner Keynote Speaker:

We are pleased that Yasir Naqvi will be the Guest Speaker at the dinner following the Construction Adjudication Symposium. Yasir is the former Attorney General for Ontario and also served as the Leader of the House, and Minister of Labour.

Yasir will talk about the unique process followed to rewrite the Construction Lien Act. Educated at McMaster University, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, and Carleton University, Yasir was called to the Bar in Ontario in 2001 and went on to practise international trade and administrative law with major law firms.

Yasir is now the Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC).

Directions and Parking:

The Symposium will be held on the 16th Floor of Vantage Venues at 150 King Street West located on the block between University Avenue and York Street. Click here for detailed directions and parking.

Hotel Accommodations:

Preferred hotel rates are available at One King West Hotel. Rates are Studio $205.00, Superier $225.00, Deluxe $259.00. To reserve accommodations, please call 1.866.470.5464 or and request the 2019 Vantage Venue Corporate Rate.

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Chartered Institue of Arbitrators and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors