Past events

Here you can find a listing of all past events of the Society.

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National

Construction Law In The Real World

Members are advised of a seminar series, 'Construction Law In The Real World,' run by the Young Constructors Committee. Please refer to the below with respect to the details for your city. MelbourneA front-end session will be held on 6 October 2015 at Clayton Utz, and a back-end session will be held on 13 October 2015 at Baker & McKenzie. Further details of the event can be found here. BrisbaneA front-end session will be held on 6 October 2015 at Corrs Chambers Westgarth, and a back-end session will be held on 13 October 2015 at McCullough Robertson. Further details of the event can be found here. CanberraThe event, run by the Young Constructors Committee in association with the Young Builders Alliance, NAWIC and Master Builders Association will be held on 14 October 2015 at Meyer Vandenberg Lawyers. Details of the event can be found here. SydneyThe event will be held on 6 October 2015 at Herbert Smith Freehills, Sydney. Details of the event can be found here. PerthThe events will be held on 6 and 15 October 2015 at Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Perth. Details of the event, including times and details about the sessions, can be found here.
International

European Society of Construction Law Congress - London - 1 to 3 October 2015

The European Society of Construction Law has announced is Congress for 2015.  The congress, entitled "Beyond Conflict in Construction", will be held in London on 1, 2 and 3 October 2015.Preliminary details can be found here.Registration details will be available in due course.
Melbourne VIC

Seminar - Melbourne - Tuesday 15 September - Karl Fender

The Society, in Melbourne, is pleased to host the first of a series of presentation on high rise buildings.We are very pleased that the highly regarded architect, Karl Fender, will present on 'How to build a high rise building - stage 1: Architecture'.  The presentation will take place in the Melbourne office of Minter Ellison on Tuesday 15 September 2015 at 5:45pm.Details can be found here.
International

SCL Africa - Conference - 10 & 11 September

The Society is pleased to advise members of the conference convened by the Society of Construction Law Africa.The title of the conference is 'Constructing SAfrica'.  Sir Vivian Ramsey will deliver the Keynote Address.  Sir Vivian will be joined by a number of experienced practitioners in delivering presentations over the two days of the conference.The conference will take place on Thursday 10 September and Friday 11 September.  Members of the Society of Construction Law Australia are entitled to a discounted registration fee.  Details can be found here.
International

Singapore SCL Conference - 1 & 2 September 2015

The Society is pleased to advise members of the conference convened by the Society of Construction Law Singapore.The title of the conference is 'Focus on Asia'.  Sir Vivian Ramsey will deliver the Keynote Address.  Sir Vivian will be joined by a number of experienced practitioners in delivering presentations over the two days of the conference.The conference will take place on Tuesday 1 September and Wednesday 2 September.  Members of the Society of Construction Law Australia are entitled to a discounted registration fee.  Details can be found here.
Melbourne VIC

Lighthouse Club, Melbourne Chapter - Get Together

Victorian Members are notified of a meeting of the Lighthouse Club Australia in Melbourne. The Lighthouse Club is an international construction industry charity which, among other things, provides financial assistance, welfare and wellbeing advice to the construction community and supports educational initiatives aimed at improving employment conditions and career opportunities within the construction industry.Further details about the event are here. 
Brisbane QLD

How to Navigate a Crisis - Brisbane - Tuesday 4 August 2015

Tuesday 4 August 2015BrisbaneThe Society is pleased to advise of that Ted Williams of Piper Alderman and Graham Newton of McGrath Nicol will present on the topic of HOW TO NAVIGATE A CRISISManifestation of some risks can be so acute that that they threaten the survival of an organisation. Considering how you might best avoid (or manage) a crisis is best done in advance rather than in real-time as those decisions made “in the moment” are critical, sometimes fatal. Hear from experts who have been in that moment as they share what they have learnt in dealing with the many operational, legal and reputational issues that can arise.Ted is an infrastructure, construction and mining lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience, both in private practice and as general counsel. Ted was most recently general counsel at Thiess, one of Australia’s leading construction, mining and services contractors. In that role, he led a largeteam providing legal, strategic, commercial, governance, corporate, compliance, ethics, and risk management advice.Graham specialises in forensic investigations, dispute advisory, and fraud/corruption risk management. Graham has over 20 years’ experience in assisting senior executives, boards and government agencies in navigating through crisis situations, and also reviewing and improvingcorporate governance frameworks.To book, RSVP before Monday 3 August 2015. Details can be found here. 
National

Dispute Boards - Where Are They Being Used? - Thursday 30 July

Members are advised of an international presentation on Dispute Boards.Julian Bailey, the newly appointed Chair of the Society of Construction Law (UK), will lead a discussion on Dispute Boards - Where Are They Being Used?The discussion will take place on Thursday 30 July in various cities around Australia.  Details can be found here.
Perth WA

Perth Site Visit - The New Perth Stadium

Members in Perth are invited to participate in an exciting and interesting site visit.The site visit will occur on Wednesday 15 July 2015.  You will visit the the new Perth Stadium.  The Society is very grateful to Brookfield Multiplex for facilitating the site visit.  The visit has been arranged in conjunction with the National Association of Women in Construction.Details can be found here.A site map can be found here.The numbers are limited to 20 persons.  So if you are interested, be quick with your response. 
QLD

Seminar - [CONSTRUCTION: WHEN YOU'RE] BUILDING OUTSIDE THE BOX

The Society is pleased to advise of a seminar in Brisbane on Thursday 2 July 2015.Engineers Without Borders will present on:[CONSTRUCTION: WHEN YOU’RE] BUILDING OUTSIDE THE BOXQuestions posed and answered will include:How do you create a waste management system for a floating village Cambodia? What is it like working with remote aboriginal communities to develop local infrastructure that meets their livelihood goals? How do you address risk and liability when working in foreign environments?This is a terrific opportunity to hear about a worthwhile organisation and how it has been trying to make a difference.Details in relation to the seminar can be found here and are below.