FIDIC Africa Contract Users' Conference

The official: FIDIC Africa Contract Users' Conference
Africa’s Premier Meeting Place for FIDIC Contract Users

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Main Conference: 30 & 31 October
Workshops: 29 October & 1 November
Johannesburg, South Africa

We're delighted to announce that this year’s official FIDIC Africa Contract Users’ Conference will take place in South Africa! This is the meeting place where contract users from across the region connect with the FIDIC team in order to share best practice and ensure that projects are running as efficiently and effectively as possible.The 2018 programme is particularly pertinent as this will be the first opportunity in Africa to hear the FIDIC Contracts Committee explaining the changes introduced in the new 2017 FIDIC Suite of Contracts, including the opportunity to put your questions and concerns directly to Committee.

Which sessions will you choose to attend? Take a look at this year's programme.

7 reasons why you should join:

1.    Find out how best to select and use the contracts, keep up to date on the new contract amendments and resolve disputes

  • Changes to the Red, Yellow and Silver Books
  • Continuing evolution of the role of the Engineer
  • Regional case studies – learn from the successes and mistakes of your peers
  • The enhanced claims provisions in the updated contracts
  • Practical and effective use of the White Book in Africa
  • Best practice for FIDIC contract preparation and implementation
  • The new FIDIC guidance on safely modifying FIDIC Conditions of Contract
  • FIDIC Gold Book – main features and recent initiatives
  • Contract administration & dispute avoidance
  • Time bar provisions: what’s changing?
  • Contract variations – current practices & enhanced provisions in the new 2017 Suite
  • Risk allocation under FIDIC
  • Relationship between FIDIC and the MDBs in the procurement context
  • DAAB’s role under FIDIC Conditions - current practices and the new rules
  • Arbitration & alternative dispute resolution
  • Addressing the challenges that are unique to Africa

 See more on the agenda

2.    Get your guidance directly from the very people who draft and update the FIDIC contracts…

This is your chance to hear from world-class FIDIC experts, including many of those who actually drafted and updated the contracts, combined with the expertise of local contract users, engineers and advisors. You won't find this group of speakers anywhere else in the region in 2018

3.    Get your own individual questions answered at the dedicated "Ask the Experts" Q&A sessions

A unique opportunity for you to clarify any doubts or make specific recommendations to the FIDIC Contracts Committee

4.    And, choose to supplement your experience by attending these interactive, in-depth workshops:

  • Advanced Dispute Resolution Techniques
  • Construction Claims & Defence
  • Introduction to FIDIC Contracts – From the 1999 Editions to 2017’s New FIDIC Suite

5. Each delegate will receive a complimentary copy of the Red Book

Use it to re-enforce your learning at the conference and then take it back to your office

6.    Plus! Network with the distinguished speakers and your peers from across the region

Attending the conference, workshops and drinks reception will allow you plenty of time for making new contacts and exchanging insights and ideas

7.    This is the only official FIDIC contracts event in Africa - so don't miss your only chance this year

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Previous delegates said:

“A must attend conference to help sustain the contract management skill set”
P. Batumbya, MBW Consulting

“I was impressed by the overall quality of the presentations, covering a wide range of issues found by FIDIC users either in Africa or any other continent. Holistic approach to FIDIC”
N Gameiro, Kora Angola

“The conference and workshops has given me an insight on how to select type of contracts, transfer risks and manage claims”
A. Mawanki, Ministry of Local Government & Housing

“The conference has been a great success. All the speakers at the conference are experts in their fields and provided in-depth knowledge of all issues”
H. Kashoki Manda, Millennium Challenge Account Zambia

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