There continue concerns that the Construction Lien Act (Ontario) is no longer responsive to the industry’s need and that changes are long overdue. As the provincial led expert review process includes the review of prompt payment, alternative dispute resolution, modern project structures and legislative reforms. Don’t miss out on what is sure to be another sold out seminar as experts discuss far-reaching reforms.
Speakers will provide their perspectives on where we are today, approaches and reforms. Presentations will be followed by a moderated panel discussion. Topics of this moderated seminar will include:
Doors open for registration at 6:00pm, followed by hot dinner (cash bar available), presentations by industry recognized subject matter experts, panel discussion. This will be followed by the presentations of the 2016 Construction & Project Management Volunteer Award. Networking opportunities.
Exclusive Pre-Event Presentation
All attendees of the 4th Annual Construction and Project Management Seminar are invited to attend the exclusive pre-event presentation at 5:00pm: “Quantity Surveying – 2020 & Beyond”. This session, hosted by our event partner, the Canadian Association of Consulting Quantity Surveyors (CACQS), explores the history of Quantity Surveying firms in Canada and how they are positioned recognizing changing industry trends.
Please note that free on-site parking is available and this location is conveniently located at the junctions of 403/QEW.
Chair: Sorina Du Toit, SDT Cost Management
Sorina Du Toit is an accomplished project controls specialist with eighteen years of global experience in the construction industry, with a record of success in planning, developing and maintaining budgets, contract management, and procurement. Sorina is the president of SDT Cost Management, a Toronto based consultancy.
Moderator: Brendan D. Bowles, Glaholt LLP
Brendan Bowles is certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Construction Law. Brendan acts for a variety of clients involved in construction including subcontractors and suppliers, general contractors, owners, design professionals, sureties and insurers.
Speaker: Paul Hancock, Goldman, Sloan, Nash and Haber LLP - Overview of the Construction Lien Act
Paul Hancock has acted for owners, general contractors, subcontractors, architects, and material suppliers in complex construction lien matters, contractual claims, and breach of trust actions. Paul offers timely and pragmatic legal advice to his clients to reach cost-efficient and successful resolution to legal disputes.
Speaker: Maria Rubertto, Pallett Valo LLP - Typical Lien Issues & Approaches
Maria Rubertto’s practice centres around the resolution of disputes in the construction industry. Maria provides legal advice and representation on a variety of matters includingthe preservation and enforcement of liens, bond claims, breach of trust claims, construction contracts and general collections.
Speaker: Roger Gillott, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP - Reflecting on Reforms
Roger Gillott focuses on construction litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution at all levels of court and tribunals. Roger advises on risk management in construction contracts, and tendering and procurement in the public and private sectors.
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