4th ICC & SCL Egypt Conference: Regional and International developments in Construction Contracts and Disputes Resolution

24 Nov 2019

Cairo English
The event is free, however prior registration is required.

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

The conference will also address other improved approaches for preparing for arbitration under the ICC Rules of Arbitration, including 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 Regional Arbitration Seats.

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

Welcome Remarks

09:10-09:30

Keynote speech – a leading member of the construction industry or governmental official addressing latest governmental projects

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.

10:45-11:15

Coffee Break

11:15-12:45

Session 2: How Technology is reshaping the Construction Industry

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

12:45-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-14:30

Session 3: How to build your Infrastructure for an Effective construction dispute:  The appointment of counsel, arbitrators and experts

  • Appointment of Counsel.
  • Appointment of Arbitrators.
  • Appointment of Experts.

14:30-16:00

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 Arbitration Awards.
  • Conservatory and interim measures.

16:00

Closing remarks

The list of speakers will be available shortly.

Venue:

Sofitel Hotel

3, El Thawra Council St Zamalek

11518 Cairo, Egypt

Travel info:

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

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

For more information about the event, please contact:

Dania Fahs

Email

Organiser

ICC International Court of Arbitration

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