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MEREDA’s Morning Menu – AIA Contracts: Setting the Stage for Success

Event organizer: Shelly Clark
Event Date & Time: November 8, 2018 7:30 am until November 8, 2018 9:00 am
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PORTLAND — Make plans to join MEREDA from 7:30-9 a.m.  Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress Street, 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. 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.

Registration is $45 for MEREDA members, $55 for non-members. After Nov. 1: $55 for members, $65 for non-members. RSVP is requested by Thursday, Nov. 1. 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 that date.

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.

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