Official FIDIC Contract Users’ Conference - Asia and Australasia time zone event


Book your place now for the  Official FIDIC Contract Users’ Conference (Asia and Australasia time zone event)

 

Main Conference: 13 - 15 July 2021

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm SGT

Location: Virtual Conference 

Delivered Live (SGT Time) and on-demand afterwards

Conference translation available in Chinese. 

A certificate of attendance will be issued to all attendees.

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The Official FIDIC Contract Users’ Conference (Asia and Australasia time zone event) is being staged online and delivered in-house by FIDIC on 13-15 July 2021. This event, targeting both the Asia and Australasia contract users’ community, offers a unique opportunity to share progress on the application and use of FIDIC contracts internationally and across the region and will include participation from MDBs, private sector organisations and clients, government, engineers, contractors, investors, consultants, and other stakeholders who have an interest in FIDIC contracts.   

The three-day conference is a must-attend event for all those working with FIDIC contracts in Asia and Australasia and bookings are open now.  

Download full conference agenda here


See below for details of each day’s programme.  

 

Tuesday 13 July 2021 – FIDIC Contracts - current state of play, latest developments and future plans (SGT)  

 

Day 1 of the Official FIDIC Contract Users’ Conference offers delegates a comprehensive overview of the current state of play regarding FIDIC’s market-leading contract documents and includes an update on planned new contracts in the pipeline and the latest news on new initiatives and developments underway. The first day of the conference will also take a look at the latest regional developments with regard to FIDIC contracts and also highlight how to best use them to improve project procurement. The day will be rounded off with an ‘Ask the FIDIC contracts committee’ Q&A where delegates will be able to engage with and quiz the members of the committee on any and all matters related to FIDIC contracts.  

 

14.00 

14.05 

Opening Remarks (5 Min.) 

14.05 

15.00 

SESSION 1: FIDIC at a Glance 

FIDIC objectives, FIDIC Body of Knowledge FBOK and Stakeholders’ engagement. 

Evolution of FIDIC Contracts, FIDIC Contracts in the pipeline, new initiatives, updates and developments.  

Q&A (15 Min.) 

15.00 

15.15 

Break 

15.15 

16.10 

SESSION 2: Best Practice in Procurement and Contracting

Regional view of developments and best practice tools in infrastructure procurement and how to effectively use FIDIC contracts in the procurement process

 

Q&A (15 Min.) 

16.10 

16.25 

Break 

16.25 

17.20 

SESSION 3Ask the FIDIC Contracts Committee – Open Q&A on FIDIC Contracts 

Ask your questions to the FIDIC Contracts Committee!  

17.20 

17.25 

Closing Remark - Day 1 (5 Min.) 


Wednesday 14 July 2021 – Where are the clients and the Contractors in the ASPAC region and what are they doing? Best Practices. (SGT)

 

Day 2 of the conference will focus on the multilateral development banks (MDBs) and their use of FIDIC contracts across the Asian and Australasia region. Leading representatives from the MDBs, including the World Bank, JICA, Asian Infrastructure Development Bank, and the Asian Development Bank will offer their perspectives on the contracts they are using and how they are using them. Day 2 will also see key clients and contractors from the region giving an update on their use of FIDIC contracts and offering their views. 

14.00 

14.05 

Opening Remarks (5 Min.) 

14.05 

 

15.00 

 

SESSION 1:  The MDB’s Use of FIDIC Contracts in the Region 

 

Q&A (15 Min.) 

15.00 

15.15 

Break 

15.15 

 

16.10 

 

SESSION 2: Focus on ADB and World Bank projects across Asia 

 

Q&A (15 Min.) 

16.10 

16.25 

Break 

16.25 

 

17.20 

 

SESSION 3: Case Studies –The Employers and the Contractors using FIDIC across the region 

 

Q&A (15 Min.) 

17.20 

17.25 

Closing Remarks - Day 2 (5 Min.) 

 

Thursday 15 July 2021 – Innovation & Disruption, where the changes are coming from (SGT) 

 

The final day of the conference will examine how innovation, disruption and change are affecting future project delivery, especially in the technology area. There will also be a session on how the Covid pandemic has impacted the industry and the role of FIDIC contracts in supporting users through challenging times. Speakers will also look at dispute avoidance and resolution trends during the pandemic and there will also be a must-attend session on the role of dispute avoidance and adjudication boards and how these are working in practice across the region. 

14.00 

14.05 

Regional Opening Remarks (5 Min.) 

14.05 

 

15.00 

 

SESSION 1: Technology

A session looking at how technology will impact project delivery

 

 

Q&A (15 Min.) 

15.00 

15.15 

Break 

15.15 

 

16.10 

 

SESSION 2: Disruption – How has covid-19 impacted the industry and dispute resolutions trends during Covid.

Impacts of covid 19 on infrastructure projects and how FIDIC contracts support you – How did the parties come together to work through the disruptions. FIDIC message to the industry and FIDIC Covid Guidance Memorandum.  

Dispute resolution trends during Covid. 

Q&A (15 Min.) 

16.10 

16.25 

Break 

16.25 

 

17.20 

 

SESSION 3: Dispute Avoidance and Adjudication Board

 

 

How Dispute Boards are being run as standing boards  

Q&A (15 Min.) 

17.20 

17.25 

Closing Remark - Day 3 (5 Min.) 

 
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