MEREDA’s Morning Menu Breakfast Event AIA Contracts: Setting the Stage for Success at the Contracts Phase

There is no one right or best form of construction project delivery. There are many different ways to structure a construction project from Design-Bid Build, At-Risk Construction Management, Design-Build, and IPD with each approach having corresponding advantages and disadvantages with regard to speed, collaboration, cost, and customization. This panel of industry experts will discuss the relative strengths and weaknesses of the most common delivery methods, and offers suggestions as to the types of projects that are best (and worst) for each of these methods.

Make plans to join MEREDA on November 8, 2018 from 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM at the Clarion Hotel in Portland to learn about the different ways to structure a construction project, the relative strengths and weaknesses of the most common delivery methods, and suggestions for each.

About the Event:

November 8, 2018 – 7:30AM to 9:00AM

Clarion Hotel
1230 Congress Street
Portland, ME

Breakfast: 7:30 AM
Program: 8:00 – 9:00 AM

About the Panel:

Kenneth E. Rubinstein is an attorney, and co-chair of the Preti Flaherty construction law practice group.  Ken regularly assists owners, contractors, subcontractors and other constituents of the construction industry in negotiating contracts and resolving disputes.  When not representing clients, Ken is a member of the AAA panel of construction arbitrator and teaches construction law at Boston University School of Law.  Ken is also a regular contributor to ENR magazine.

Cordelia Pitman is the Director of Preconstruction Services at Wright-Ryan Construction. With a BA in Physics from Middlebury College and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University, she has over 25 years of experience in the A/E/C industry and is a Registered Architect and a LEED Accredited Professional. Prior to joining Wright-Ryan’s team in 2009, Cordelia worked as a Project Architect for over 15 years at Winton Scott Architects, where she gained invaluable experience on many jobs around the state, including the Harlow and Williams Pavilions in Augusta, Maine.
Cordelia is also actively engaged in the community. She served on and chaired the City of Portland’s Historic Preservation Board for over a decade and has volunteered her time to such other organizations as Architalx, Greater Portland Landmarks, and CEI.

Registering for this Event:

MEREDA Member: $45 each  | Non – Member: $55 each

Register After November 1:  Member: $55 each  |  Non-Member $65 each

Your RSVP is requested by November 1, 2018. Payment is expected at the time of registration. No refunds will be granted to anyone who registers, but fails to attend or who cancels after November 1, 2018.

This MEREDA Morning Menu Breakfast Event is Sponsored by Norway Savings Bank, Preti Flaherty and Wright-Ryan Construction, Inc. 

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