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Main Conference: 10-12 November 2020 / Workshops: 13 November 2020
Digital Conference,
Delivered Live (SGT Time) & On-Demand Afterwards

FIDIC ASIA PACIFIC CONTRACT USERS' CONFERENCE

Hear directly from the FIDIC Contracts Committee and Task Groups, as well as leading expert advisors and users on all key developments and salient aspects of the FIDIC standard forms of contract. The official FIDIC contracts conference for APAC now in its 12th year!

UNMISSABLE SESSIONS AT THe 2020 FIDIC CONTRACTS EVENT include:


COVID-19 and Its Impact in Construction & Engineering
COVID-19 and Its Impact in Construction & Engineering

The COVID-19 crisis is having material and global impact on the delivery of construction projects across the world and it presents extraordinary challenges to the construction and engineering sectors in numerous ways. This session will explore the legal and contractual implications you need to be aware of as a user of FIDIC. Understand the implications for Claims, the role of the Engineer and more. 

Advantages of FIDIC Vis-a-Vis Other Used Standard Forms in APAC
Advantages of FIDIC Vis-a-Vis Other Used Standard Forms in APAC

The aim of this session is to offer delegates an in-depth understanding of key comparative features between FIDIC and other forms of contract such as ENAA, NEC4, ASA et al. Our panel of experts will compare and contrast salient aspects of the different forms of contract and examine which types of projects these may be ideally suited to.

New Case Studies of FIDIC Application Delivered by Asia Users
New Case Studies of FIDIC Application Delivered by Asia Users

Experienced FIDIC contract users from the region will once again share lessons learnt in using FIDIC forms of contract to underpin some of the most challenging infrastructure projects in Asia. We have assembled a number of new case studies from different industries and countries to help bring the benefits to life and to help you understand the practical challenges of FIDIC application in practice.


New International Contractors' Panel - The In-House Perspective
New International Contractors' Panel - The In-House Perspective

This brand new panel will assemble experienced contractors and in-house contract specialists from large infrastructure and engineering firms operating in the real-world implementation of FIDIC forms of contract. The panel will be discussing critical areas of contract administration including optimisation opportunities and common pitfalls to avoid, as well as the latest trends in dispute management and avoidance. Finally, each of the speakers will provide a key take-away, or mantra to live by, as a user of FIDIC.

Managing Claims Under FIDIC Forms of Contract
Managing Claims Under FIDIC Forms of Contract

A comprehensive session discussing how to minimise claims and, if the claims are disagreed, how to avoid contested claims from becoming disputes. Speakers will focus on claims and procurement, the different approaches to claim quantification in Civil and Common Law, the requirements for notices of claim, and much more besides. This will be of essential attendance for all those involved in projects underpinned by FIDIC forms of contract.

DAABs' Role Under FIDIC Conditions - Current Practices & The New Rules
DAABs' Role Under FIDIC Conditions - Current Practices & The New Rules

Along with the review and update of the iconic Rainbow Suite, FIDIC have reviewed and updated their Dispute Adjudication Rules with a view to reflect current best practice for Dispute Boards. Included in the discussion will be an overview of the reformulation of the current 20 clauses of the FIDIC contracts, with a new Clause 21 dedicated to dispute avoidance and resolution and the tools and techniques offered in the New Dispute Avoidance / Adjudication Board (“DAAB”) Procedural Rules.

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