March 10-11, 2020

Houston, Texas

March 10-11, 2020

Houston, Texas

Agenda

Tuesday
2020-03-10
Wednesday
2020-03-11
07:00 - 08:00
Registration & Continental Breakfast
08:00 - 08:15
Welcome & Introduction – Levent Ozdemir | Ozdemir & Associates
Levent Ozdemir
President | Ozdemir & Associates
08:15
Session 1 – Fundamentals of Risk Management
Robert Goodfellow
Senior Vice President | Aldea Services LLC
Don Del Nero
Vice President | Stantec
John Reilly
President | John Reilly Associates
08:15 - 09:00
Intro to Risk Management – Bob Goodfellow | Aldea Services

 

 

Robert Goodfellow
Senior Vice President | Aldea Services LLC
09:00 - 09:30
Risk and Other Important Clauses in the New FIDIC Emerald Book – Conditions of the Contract for Underground Works – Don Del Nero | Stantec
Don Del Nero
Vice President | Stantec
09:30 - 10:00
Contract Administration – Bob Stier | Drill Tech Drilling & Shoring
10:00 - 10:30
Controlling Risk in Alternative Delivery Projects – Nasri Munfah | AECOM

The City of Atlanta is currently constructing a $300M (US) water supply system upgrade including conversion of an over 100-year old rock Quarry into a 2.4 billion-gal raw water storage facility and 5 miles of 12 ft. diameter tunnel bore with eleven shafts of various types.  The project is being delivered using the Construction Management at-Risk (CM@R) model, which is an innovative contracting method that is relatively new to the tunnel industry.  The presentation will highlight risk management concepts implemented during design and special provisions incorporated in the tender documents to address the unique nature of risks associated with CM@R delivery.

 

10:30 - 10:45
Networking Break
10:45 - 12:00
Owners Panel: Approaches to Risk Management (Click for description and presenters)

Moderator: Erika Moonin | Southern Nevada Water Authority

Panelists: Gail Hamrick-Pigg |San Antonio Water System; Scott Elmer | Harris County Flood Control District

Erika P. Moonin, P.E., D.WRE
Engineering Project Manager | Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)
12:00 - 13:15
Networking Lunch
13:15
Session 2 – Contracting Practices for Underground Projects
Gary Brierley
President | Dr. Mole Inc.
13:15 - 14:00
Think You’ve Limited Your Liability? Think Again! – Randy Hafer | Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
14:00 - 14:45
Risk Management Related to Contract Delivery from a Designer’s Perspective – David Hatem | Donovan Hatem
David J. Hatem
Partner Donovan | Hatem LLP
14:45 - 15:30
Planning for Project Success – Gary Brierley | Dr. Mole Inc.
Gary Brierley
President | Dr. Mole Inc.
15:30 - 15:45
Networking Break
15:45 - 17:00
Geotechnical Risk Assessment Panel (Click for description and presenters)

Randy Hafer | Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP; David Hatem | Donovan Hatem; Gary Brierley | Dr. Mole Inc.

Gary Brierley
President | Dr. Mole Inc.
David J. Hatem
Partner Donovan | Hatem LLP
17:00 - 18:30
Networking Reception
07:00 - 08:00
Registration & Continental Breakfast
08:00
Session 3 – Legal & Insurance
Tom Rosenberg
Partner | Roetzel
Kathy Barnes
Senior Partner | Watt Tieder
08:00 - 08:45
Insuring a Tunnel Project – Barry Fleishman | Pillsbury

 

 

08:45 - 09:30
Legal Issues – Ian Frank | Frantz Ward
Ian H. Frank
Partner and Chair of Construction Practice Group | Frantz Ward LLP
09:30 - 10:00
Insurance and Surety Bonds — How to Gain Protection for the Unexpected – Michelle Stegmann | Crum & Forster/National Association of Surety Bond Producers
10:00 - 10:30
Underground Construction Risk and Insurance: Coverage Terms, Conditions and Pricing — Naresh Dade | Marsh
10:30 - 10:45
Networking Break
10:45 - 12:00
Legal, Insurance and Finance Panel (Click for description and presenters)

Moderator: Tom Rosenberg, Partner | Roetzel

Panelists: Kathy Barnes | Watt, Tieder, Hoffar, Fitzgerald; Barry Fleishman | Pillsbury; Naresh Dade | Marsh; Mary Ann Krautheim | Skanska

Kathy Barnes
Senior Partner | Watt Tieder
Tom Rosenberg
Partner | Roetzel
12:00 - 13:15
Networking Lunch
13:00
Session 4 – Risk Planning
Steven Kramer
Senior Vice President of Tunneling | COWI
Moussa Wone, Ph.D., P.E., DBIA
Design Manager | D.C. Water
13:15 - 13:45
Geotechnical Risk Assessment – Nick Strater | Brierley Associates
13:45 - 14:15
Instrumentation’s Role in Risk Management — Allen Marr, Geocomp

 

 

14:15 - 14:45
European Lessons Learned: Managing Tunnel Operations and Maintenance Risks — Bernd Hagenah | HNTB
14:45 - 15:00
Networking Break
15:00 - 16:00
Risk Planning Panel (Click for description and presenters)

Moderator: Paul Nicholas, AECOM;

Panelists: To be announced.

Paul Nicholas
Consultant and Contractor | AECOM
16:15 - 16:30
Closing Comments
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