American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry Presents “Sticks & Bricks” in Ann Arbor on November 11, 2010

Sep 28, 2010
Detroit, MI – The American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry will present “Sticks & Bricks” on November 11, 2010, in five cities across the country. The Midwest program will take place at the Courtyard Inn by Marriott in Ann Arbor beginning at 8:45 a.m. The conference concludes at 5:00 p.m. with a reception hosted by sponsor Winston, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. in the hotel’s “Bistro” room. The cost to attend is $210 for those who register before 10/15/10, and $240 after 10/15/10.

“This is a great opportunity for attorneys and other construction professionals to hear from the experts what they need to know about the construction process and its elements,” said Clark Hill Attorney and ABA liaison Matt Rechtien. “We have an esteemed group of speakers, and each attendee will gain tremendous benefit from attending.”

Taught by leading industry professionals in each locale, this program presents a unique opportunity for both new and seasoned construction lawyers, and for engineers, contractors and other construction industry participants, to learn the key elements and terminology of all aspects of construction systems and technology. The speakers for the Ann Arbor symposium include:

Larry Jedele, P.E., DGE
Soil and Materials Engineers, Inc, Plymouth, MI

Jamison C. Fox, P.E., SECB
International Industrial Contracting Corporation, Sterling Heights, MI

Paul G. Johnson, FAIA, NCARD
SmithGroup, Detroit, MI

Todd Dailey, P.E.
Dailey Engineering, Inc, Onsted, MI

Christopher Sass, AIA
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., Bingham Farms, MI

John Richards, P.E.
MA Engineering, Inc, Birmingham, MI

James K. Wight, PhD, P.E., FACI, FASCE
The University of Michigan, College of Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI

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