"A Look in the Crystal Ball: Forecasting the Future
of the Construction Industry"

An Industry Forum  for Owners, Developers, General Contractors, Subcontractors, Architects, Engineers, Academia, General Counsel, Construction Managers, Lenders/Financiers, Construction Lawyers, Estimators, Insurance/Surety Providers, Project Managers, Consultants, Suppliers, Manufacturers, Government Officials.


When and Where:  February 11-12, 2013, Hilton Arlington, Arlington, VA   

(Across the Potomac River from Washington, DC; across from the Ballston Metro and convenient to Reagan National Airport.) 



Kevin McKeon, Esq., Partner, Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, L.L.P.



Michael Hastings, Managing Director, Marsh US Construction Practice


Day One: February 11, 2013

Registration / Continental Breakfast -
8:00 a.m.to 8:50 a.m.


Welcome and Opening Remarks - 8:50 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
 Robin L. Olsen, CEO/President, Associated Owners & Developers (AOD)

Session 1 - 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Navigating the Insolvency Iceberg: a.k.a. I Prefer My Drink on the Rocks NOT

My Project

Break - 10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.

Session 2 - 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Powering the World: How Energy Production Will Synergize the Construction and Power Industries


Session 3 - 11:15 a.m to 12:15 p.m.
What’s Fair is Fair: Government Accountability in the Claims Process


Luncheon - 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Sponsored by – Marsh U.S. Construction Practice


Session 4 - 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
A Buyer’s and Seller’s Guide to Contractor Survival Pending Economic Recovery

Break - 2:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Session 5 - 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Funding & Financing AEC Projects in the Current World Economy


Session 6 - 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.
E-Discovery and Key Document Retention: The Importance of Forensics and Recovery of Electronically Stored Information


Cocktail Reception -  5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Sponsored by – Watt, Tieder, Hoffar & Fitzgerald, L.L.P.

Day 2 : February 12, 2013

Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.

Session 7 -  8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Construction Industry Policy, Law and Regulation After the Election

Session 8 -
9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Collaborative Project Delivery – From Start to Finish

Break - 10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Session 9 - 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Who Stole My Copper Downspouts ? Predicting and Controlling Future Volatility in the Cost of Construction Materials

Session 10 -
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Bringing the UK Adjudication Process to the US: Updating and Expediting Dispute Resolution in the United States

Adjourn -
12:30 p.m.   

* Speakers & Topics subject to change
* Pending Virginia CLE approval



Robin L. Olsen
Associated Owners & Developers (AOD)
P.O. Box 4163
McLean, Virginia 22103

E-mail: aod@constructionchannel.net
Tel: 703-734-2397, option 4
Website: www.constructionchannel.net/aod ________________________________________________________________________

Cost:   $195.00 / AOD Members      $395.00 / Non-Members



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February 11-12, 2013 / Arlington, VA

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Hilton Arlington, Arlington, VA. Tel: 1-800-445-8667 or 703-528-6000;

Room Rate (S/D) $234.00/night; Room Block Cut-off Date: January 14, 2013.
* Rates are subject to applicable sales tax, state tax and occupancy tax.

Special Group Rate:
We offer one complimentary registration for an employer or a firm where two fully paid registrations are purchased.

Government Discount:
A Government discount of 15% is available for direct government employees.