International Construction Projects Conferences

Forthcoming Conferences

2018

All current IBA Conferences All IBA Annual Conferences

2018

Biennal conference of the Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law (SEERIL), 9-11 April 2018, Lisbon Portugal

2017

IBA Annual Conference 2017, 8–13 October 2017, Sydney, Australia


Conference attendees: To access conference session materials, select the required session from this list and click on a link in the 'Materials' section at the bottom. You will need to use your IBA login to access the materials.

Sessions:

  • Shared infrastructure in the mining industry
    Moderators: Pablo Mir, Ignacio Randle. Speakers: Meghna Chandra, Brendan Clark, Karen Gough, Arent van Wassenaer
  • Construction management: a path to a good outcome or a sure way to blow the budget?
    Moderators: Jaime Gray, John Walton. Speakers: William Barton, Peter Caldwell, Yasmin Cetinel, Randall Hafer, Eduardo Koch 
  • Civil and common law approaches to contract interpretation: a comparison - and do good faith obligations make any difference?
    Moderators: Douglas Oles, Jean-Pierre van Eijck. Speakers: Matthew Bell, Robert Fenwick Elliott, Wayne Jocic, Anette Kavalef, Tuomas Lehtinen
  • Australasia's mega projects: the curate's egg
    Moderator: Phillip Greenham. Speakers: Philip Loots, Marko Misko, Sarah Sinclair, Andrew Stephenson
  • Projects under pressure: is there any escape?
    Moderators: Oscar Aitken, Erin Miller Rankin. Speakers: Virginie Colaiuta, Paul Cowan, Shelly Ewald, Hugh Meighen, Dong Seok-Oh, Andreas Roquette, Lip San Soh
  • David and Goliath: contracting with powerful entities that refuse to negotiate terms and/or impose subcontractors/suppliers – can anything be done?
    Moderators: Tony Diamond, Francois Muller. Speakers: Donald Charrett, Jane Davies Evans, David Ofosu-Dorte, Thomas Weimann 

Back to top

6th Construction Projects from Conception to Completion Conference, 
14-16 September 2017, Brussels, Belgium

Sessions:

  • Are FIDIC forms worth their popularity?
    Moderator: Aisha Nadar. Speakers: Claus Lenz, Tony Marshall, Rob Morson, Annet van Hooft, Jorn Zons 
  • Drafting extension of time clauses: specifying delay methodologies and providing for ‘concurrency’
    Moderator: Sir Vivian Ramsey. Speakers: Ian de Vaz, John Livengood, Sam Moss, Steven van Wambeke
  • The importance of the applicable law. How far do lawyers from civil law and common law backgrounds view the same construction law issues differently?
    Moderators: Rouven F Bodenheimer, Rupert Choat. Speakers: Daniel Garton, Karen Killoran, Philip Norman, Coen Thomas
  • Assessing disruption: different methods and do they matter?
    Moderator: Hamish Lal. Speakers: Sarah Biser, Julio Cesar Bueno, Michael Grose, Duncan Hughes-Phillips
  • ‘My top tips for the best awards’
    Moderator: Vera van Houtte. Speakers: Valentine Chessa, Alexander Fessas, Karim Hafez, Simon Manner
  • Solving construction disputes under different arbitration rules: does it matter and is there a best choice?
    Moderator: Christopher Boog. Speakers: Robert S Bernstein, Sarah Grimmer, Ulrich Zschunke

Back to top

Working Weekend 2017, 5-7 May, Edinburgh

Click the links to download speaker materials.

Sessions:

Back to top

2016

IBA Annual Conference 2016, Washington DC, United States

Sessions:

  • Procurement and dispute resolution strategies beyond the yellow brick road: lessons learned from the Rio 2016 Olympics and other world-class sporting events
    Moderator: Julio Cesar Bueno. Speakers: Aarta Alkarimi, Murray Armes, Jerry Brodsky, Nerys Jefford, Christopher Miers, Thomas Wilson, John Wright
  • The commodity price downturn: would the industries survive?
    Moderator: Pablo Alliani, Patricia Nunez. Speakers: Samya Beidas-Strom, Henry Burnett, Philip Crowson, Patricia Hammes, Keith McGregor, Alfred Schaal, Alfredo del Carril
  • Design-build/EPC contracts: legal and practical issues encountered
    Moderator: Helmut Johannsen. Speakers: Paul Cowan, Shelly Ewald, Marc Frilet, Patricia Galloway, Rory Kirrane, Thomas Stickler
  • Time-related obligations in key jurisdictions: an update
    Moderator: Christopher Burke. Speakers: Richard Bailey, Polina Chtchelok, Bernd Ehle, Thomas Frad, Andreas Roquette, Thabiso Van den Bosch
  • Investment treaty protections for construction projects
    Moderator: Virginie Colaiuta, Troy Harris. Speakers: Tony Dymond, Naoki Iguchi, Doug Jones, Herfried Wöss, Alexander Yanos
  • Building information modelling (BIM): progress in adoption and the legal and contractual implications
    Moderator: Shona Frame, Sharon Vogel. Speakers: Jarleth Heneghan, Christian Johansen, Victor Madeira Filho, Joseph Moore

Back to top

Working Weekend 2016, 6-8 May, Lisbon

Click the links to download speaker materials.

Sessions:

Back to top

2013 Conferences

2012 Conferences

2011 Conferences


For further information on any forthcoming or past IBA event, go to the conferences homepage or contact the marketing department

Back to top