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Past Event
5 April 2016

7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CEST
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. BST

United States
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EDT
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. CDT
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MDT
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. PDT


  • Sara E. Hess
    T +1 312 701 8594
  • Joanna K. Horsnail
    T +1 312 701 8056

Additional Speakers


Managing Risks in the Owner-Engineer Relationship

When problems arise in complex construction projects, owners may turn to designers and engineers, as well as and their professional liability insurance policies, for recourse. A number of recent high-profile cases have demonstrated the complexities of the owner-engineer relationship and the costs to both parties and insurers when a project goes awry. This webinar will discuss lessons learned from case studies and suggest how all parties in a construction project can structure and manage a project at the front end to avoid litigation and insurance claims at the back end. Issues discussed will include:

  • Choosing design-bid-build or design-build to manage unique project risks
  • The role of the engineer, and the risks associated with an engineer playing multiple roles
  • Coordinating design from multiple sources on a project
  • Procuring the right management expertise for your project
  • Contingencies and allocation of risks at the front end versus insurance at the back end
  • How external economic factors can impact your project

The intended audience for this presentation is owners, developers, construction and project managers, engineers and architects, contractors and construction consultants.

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