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Mark Nagata is a Panelist on the “COVID-19 Project Recovery-Disruption, Claims, and Dispute Resolution Panel” discussion on July 2, 2020, for the Project Control Summit.

June 02, 2020

On July 2, 2020, Mark Nagata will be a panelist on Session 13 of a Project Control Summit Webinar Panel discussion, “COVID-19 Project Recovery-Disruption, Claims, and Dispute Resolution Panel.” The panel will discuss how to get equipped with strategies and tactics on the effective management of productivity disruptions, delay claims, and dispute resolution during and after the COVID-19 project recovery.

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Register for May 13, 2020, Lorman Webinar, “How to Prevent Construction Projects from Going Bad,” presented by Bill Haydt.

April 27, 2020

On May 13, 2020, Bill Haydt will present “How to Prevent Construction Projects from Going Bad.” This 90-minute webinar focuses on key elements of the construction process so that you can keep your project pointed toward success.  It addresses the steps that can and should be taken to help anticipate, identify, and manage the problems inherent in the construction process. It is intended to benefit those who want to have a better understanding of the pitfalls of the construction process and how to meet them head on. Bill will provide a summary discussion of the aspects of construction that can often lead to a bad project, and of the fundamentals necessary to implement a successful project.

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Scott Lowe and Mark Nagata to Present a Webinar for the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute on May 5, 2020, “Determining a Contractor’s Entitlement to a Time Extension Due to COVID-19.”

April 27, 2020

On May 5, 2020, Scott Lowe and Mark Nagata will present a Webinar for the Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute “Determining a Contractor’s Entitlement to a Time Extension Due to COVID-19.”  Scott and Mark will review the Wyoming, Montana, and North and South Dakota DOT contracts. They will discuss what these contracts require regarding a contractor’s obligations to establish entitlement to a time extension for alleged COVID-19 delays. They will look at whether COVID-19 delays are excusable under a contract, and discuss why they may not be compensable. They will discuss how to analyze a project’s schedules to quantify a delay associated with COVID-19, as well as identify the required documents a contractor must submit to verify and quantify COVID-19 delays.

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Geoff Page to Present NHI Course in Denver, CO, “Principles and Applications of Highway Construction Specifications,” March 10 – March 11, 2020.

February 11, 2020

Geoff Page will be presenting a 2-day NHI Course in Denver, CO, titled “Principles and Applications of Highway Construction Specifications,” on March 10 and March 11, 2020.  The course includes content that highlights the role of specifications as contract documents and tools for assigning risk.  Course participants will engage in lessons and practice sessions to identify types of specifications, select the most appropriate type for a given project, and generate an original, effective highway construction specification. Emphasis is placed on the use of basic grammar and writing style so that participants can produce correct, consistent, clear, complete, and concise specifications.

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Register for February 26, 2020 COAA Webinar (Construction Owners Association of America), “Reviewing Baseline Schedules: Set Your Project Off on the Right Foot,” presented by Mark Nagata.

February 10, 2020

On February 26, 2020, Mark Nagata will present a COAA Webinar “Reviewing Baseline Schedules: Set Your Project Off on the Right Foot.”  Mark will explain how to make the process of getting an approved baseline schedule quicker and easier.   Mark will show you what to look for in a baseline submission, common scheduling shortcomings, and how to properly respond even if you’re rejecting the schedule. Find out how to set your project off on the right foot, with an effective baseline schedule review, with Mark Nagata on February 26, 2020.

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Mark Nagata and Ryan Ebner to Present NHI Course in Columbia, SC, “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” from February 4 to February 6, 2020.

January 20, 2020

Mark Nagata and Ryan Ebner will be presenting a 2-1/2 day NHI Course in Columbia, SC, “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” from February 4-6, 2020. The course provides the basic tools to address the management and avoidance of highway construction claims. Mark and Ryan will present the evaluation of a highway contract claim by focusing on three claim components: entitlement, impact, and cost. Participants will learn claims avoidance techniques, as well as how to identify and review best practices associated with successful dispute resolution.

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Mark Nagata and Bill Haydt to Present NHI Course in Columbia, South Carolina, “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” from January 21 to January 23, 2020.

December 12, 2019

Mark Nagata and Bill Haydt will be presenting a 2-1/2 day NHI Course in Columbia, South Carolina, “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” from January 21-23, 2020. The course provides the basic tools to address the management and avoidance of highway construction claims. Mark and Bill will present the evaluation of a highway contract claim by focusing on three claim components: entitlement, impact, and cost. Participants will learn claims avoidance techniques, as well as how to identify and review best practices associated with successful dispute resolution.

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Scott Lowe to present NHI Course in Columbus, Ohio, “Principles and Applications of Highway Construction Specifications,” January 7 – January 8, 2020.

December 11, 2019

Scott Lowe will be presenting a 2-day NHI Course in Columbus, Ohio, titled “Principles and Applications of Highway Construction Specifications,” on January 7th and January 8th, 2020.  The course includes content that highlights the role of specifications as contract documents and tools for assigning risk. Course participants will engage in lessons and practice sessions to identify types of specifications, select the most appropriate type for a given project, and generate an original, effective highway construction specification. Emphasis is placed on the use of basic grammar and writing style so that participants can produce correct, consistent, clear, complete, and concise specifications.

For more information, please click [here].

Bill Haydt to Present ASCE Webinar on December 11, 2019, “The Pricing of Delay Costs for Construction Projects.”

November 07, 2019

On December 11, 2019, Bill Haydt will present an ASCE Webinar “The Pricing of Delay Costs for Construction Projects.” Bill will give participants the tools they need to determine the true costs of delays for a construction project. In some cases, these costs are straight forward, easily recognized, and easily calculated; however, these costs can sometimes be complicated to determine. Bill will discuss basic concepts, with case studies and real examples, to allow attendees to see how these concepts are actually applied.

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Mark Nagata and Bill Haydt to Present NHI Course in Baton Rouge, LA, “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” from November 19 to November 21, 2019.

October 29, 2019

Mark Nagata and Bill Haydt will be presenting a 2-1/2 day NHI Course in Baton Rouge, LA, “Managing Highway Contract Claims: Analysis and Avoidance,” from November 19-21, 2019. The course provides the basic tools to address the management and avoidance of highway construction claims. Mark and Bill will present the evaluation of a highway contract claim by focusing on three claim components: entitlement, impact, and cost. Participants will learn claims avoidance techniques, as well as how to identify and review best practices associated with successful dispute resolution.

For more information, please click [here.]

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