#58 – The Maryland Construction Network

by Robert Bertazon

in Podcast Episodes

Sticks & Bricks – Learn the Construction Process from the Experts

In this episode of the MCN Podcast, Rob speaksMCN Podcast 130x130 Brown with Michael A. Schollaert, Esq. a principal in Ober|Kaler’s Construction and Litigation Groups. Michael is promoting an upcoming presentation of the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law titled “Stick & Bricks – Learn the Construction Process from the Experts” to be given on February 27th at Ober|Kaler’s downtown Baltimore offices.

Taught by leading industry professionals, this program presents a unique opportunity for construction lawyers and other construction industry participants to learn the key elements and terminology of all aspects of construction systems and technology – site work and foundations, structural steel, masonry, building enclosures, and mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and roofing systems. This program is designed to provide exceptional training for law firms and construction industry professionals, giving those new to construction the background information necessary to identify issues and to understand the technical context in which those issues arise. However, this program can benefit anyone in the construction industry, regardless of experience, if they wish to better understand issues of critical importance.

The schedule for the event is:

8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. Welcome & Introduction
8:40 a.m. – 9:35 a.m. Site Work/ Foundations
9:35 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Concrete
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Morning Break
10:45 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. Steel
11:40 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. Roofing
12:35 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. Luncheon
1:45 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. Masonry
2:35 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. Afternoon Break
2:50 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Curtainwall
3:45 p.m. – 4:40 p.m. HVAC/MEP
4:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Q&A

The expert panel of scheduled speakers include:

Kimball Beasley, P.E. | Wiss Janney Elstner Associates, Inc. – Princeton, NJ
Carl Hensler | Carl Hensler Consulting Services – Reston, VA
Kenneth M. Lies, AIA | Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc. – Willowbrook, IL
Christopher P. Pinto, P.E. | Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. – Philadelphia, PA
Charles Russo, P.E. | Simpson Grumpertz & Heger, Inc. – Rockville, MD
Michael Schollaert, Esq. | Ober | Kaler – Baltimore, MD
Adam Snavely | The Poole and Kent Corporation – Baltimore, MD
Brian Wood, Esq. | Keller Foundations – Hanover, MD

Seminar tuition of $210* includes Sticks & Bricks, A Practical Guide to Construction Systems and Technology (retail value $119), a textbook published by the American Bar Association Forum on Construction Law, plus lunch.

*Forum Member Tuition (Advanced Registration Ends 1/26/15)

For more information and a program schedule visit: www.americanbar.org

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