4th ICC & SCL Egypt Conference: Construction Contracts and Dispute Resolution

24 Nov 2019

Cairo English

The conference will address the recent fast paced developments, during the past couple of years, in construction contracts, claims management and construction dispute resolution.

The conference will also address alternative improved approaches for preparing for arbitration under the ICC Rules of Arbitration, including, among others, the use of experts in construction dispute resolution.

This year’s speakers and renowned arbitration and ADR practitioners will provide an in-depth exposé on the recent developments in the Arbitrations seated in the region .

This programme will benefit practicing lawyers, arbitrators, magistrates, engineers, planners, academics, corporate counsels and LL.M. students.

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-09:10

Welcoming remarks

09:10-09:30

Keynote speech

09:30-10:45

Session 1: Use of the FIDIC form of contract and the recent developments in the 2017 version

 

  • Engineer’s failure to perform its duties under FIDIC contracts – A new path for disputes between the parties.
  • Rigorous contract administration, a higher threshold.
  • The Dispute Avoidance and Adjudication board.
  • Planning and progress monitoring, a practical perspective.
  • Variations and adjustments to the contract price.
  • Claims and dispute resolution mechanisms.
  • Challenges of FIDIC DAAB members decided by ICC.

 

10:45-11:15

Coffee Break

11:15-12:30

Session 2:

                        How technology is reshaping the construction industry

  • The application of artificial intelligence.
  • Blockchain technology: how does the construction industry recognize this technology?
  • The use of lean construction Document storage/means of exchanges of information and cybersecurity threats.

12:30-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-15:15

Session 3: How to build your infrastructure for an effective construction dispute:  The appointment of counsel, arbitrators, dispute board members and experts

  • Appointment of Counsel.
  • Appointment of Arbitrators.
  • Appointment of Dispute Board members and Experts.

15:15-16:30

Session 4: Recent trends and developments in complex construction disputes in the Region

  • Multiparty and multi-contracts.
  • Damages quantification.
  • Setting aside, enforcement and challenges of arbitral  awards.
  • Conservatory and interim measures.
  • Use of ADR mechanisms in complex construction disputes

 

16:30

Closing remarks

The list of speakers will be available shortly.

Venue:

The Nile Ritz-Carlton

1113 Corniche El Nil, Cairo

Travel info: Participants are responsible for making their own travel arrangements and hotel reservations.

Cancellation charge:
50% of the contribution to costs will be refunded if notice of cancellation is received in writing before 11 November, 2019. Cancellations after this date are not refundable. However, registration may be transferred to another person from the same company or organization at no extra charge, provided that notice is sent to info@sclegypt.com before 22 November, 2019.

To register for the event, please send us a request by email

For more information about the event, please contact:

Dania Fahs

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Organiser

ICC International Court of Arbitration

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