• Construction Forum – TUESDAY 7TH MARCH 2017

We are delighted to announce that our first Construction Forum of 2017 will be held on Tuesday 7th March 2017, at the American Express Community Stadium.

Our first Speaker for this event will be Francis Wallace – Partner For Rix & Kay Solicitors LLP, who will be speaking about Construction Contract Terms and Pitfalls.

The objective of the presentation is to outline some common pitfalls in construction contracts and to suggest ways in which these can be avoided.  A discussion of some of the commonest JCT contract forms is included.

Three main reasons to attend:

  • Find out how you could save money on contract disputes in the future
  • Update your relevant knowledge
  • It’s an opportunity to network and compare notes with others in the construction field

Who should attend:

  • Builders, project managers, surveyors and architects.

Our second guest speaker will be Professor Michael C R Davies, from the University of Sussex.

Professor Davies will be speaking about the planning for a new building at the University of Sussex to house the School of Life Science, and the Sussex Bio-Innovation Centre is now well advanced and the design for the 17,500 m2 research, teaching and innovation building has been submitted for planning consent. The talk will describe the design of the building and outline the next steps in the construction programme.

Three main reasons to attend:

  • Learn about one of the largest current private construction projects in the city
  • Find out more about the implementation of the University of Sussex Estates Master Plan
  • Develop new or strengthen existing networks

Continental Breakfast is included in this event.

FREE car parking is available at this venue.

Numbers are limited so please book your place today to avoid disappointment.