In-person event

Please note:

  • All times below are in (US) Eastern Daylight Time
  • Agenda is subject to change as more details are announced

Thursday, June 20

8:30 AM  | Introductions - Welcome, review program agenda and introductions.

8:45 AM | Project Delivery Methods and Utilization - Presentation of the market size of each delivery method, growth, trends, and drivers

9:00 AM  |   Anatomy of Engineering Claims - Discussion on claims against engineering firms on design-build and CMAR projects. Why they occur, how to deal with them if occur and how to mitigate the impacts of claims.
Confirmed Panelists:

  • Brad Arnhart, P.E., Associate Vice President at HNTB
  • Nahom Gebre, Esq., Risk Management Consultant at Victor US
10:15 AM  | Planning for Alternative Delivery Projects - Lessons learned, teaming agreements, scoping work, flow down clauses, selecting the right people to staff DB projects, unique issues for the type of project.

Confirmed Panelists:

  • Jerry Cavaluzzi, Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer at Kennedy Jenks
  • Brian Johnson, P.E., Esq., Managing Counsel at HNTB
  • Zach Jones, A.M.ASCE, Design and Construction Lawyer at Jones Law, PLLC (Moderator)

11:45 AM  |  LunchNetworking opportunity

12:30 PM | Executing Alternative Delivery Projects - Standard of care, how much information is needed on construction documents, project schedules, collaboration between the design and construction teams.
Confirmed Panelists: 

  • Guy Voss, Vice President & Collaborative Delivery Leader at HDR
  • Jim Peterson, P.E., DBIA, Design Build Commercial Risk Officer at HNTB
  • Heather Hohla, Assistant Vice President, Change and Claims Team at HNTB (Moderator)

2:15 PM  | Sharing Experiences as subconsultant to Prime Designer on Design-Build Projects - Discussion on the unique issues subconsultants deal with on Design-Build and CMAR projects
Confirmed Panelists: 

  • Pratima Gatehouse, Vice President at Kleinfelder
  • Matt Munz, P.E., DBIA, ENV SP, Principal, Florida Group Leader at Kennedy Jenks
  • Dan Harpstead, P.E., M.ASCE, Senior Vice President, Director of Risk Mitigation at Kleinfelder (Moderator)

3:30 PM  | Break-out session 1

5:00 PM  | Wrap up 

5:30 PM  | Break for dinner 


Friday, June 21

7:00 AM | Breakfast will be available at ASCE Headquarters 

8:00 AM  | Owner’s PanelFocus on how and why they use alternative project delivery on projects, what are the critical factors in selecting teams. 
Confirmed Panelists: 

  • Bruce HusselbeeP.E., M.ASCE, Director of Engineering at Hampton Roads Sanitary District
  • Michael Kamprath, A.M.ASCE, Assistant General Counsel at Tampa International Airport
  • Jim Starling, P.E., M.ASCE, Chief Construction and Infrastructure Officer at Denver International Airport
  • Jerry Cavaluzzi, Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Risk Officer at Kennedy Jenks (Moderator)

9:30 AM  | Break-out session 2

10:00 AM  | Break-out session 3

11:45 AM  | Closing comments and discussion by all

12:30 PM | Adjourn