CPD – Abu Dhabi – FIDIC 2017 – looking at the changes made to the Contract and why they have been made – 10 July 2019

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RICS is delighted to invite you to a CPD run on FIDIC 2017 – looking at the changes to the Contract and why they have been made, which will be held on 10 July 2019 at the Crowne Plaza, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.

This presentation will mainly cover and discuss the following:

  • The main changes introduced and impacts on risks/responsibilities between the Contractor and Employer.
  • The changing roles of the Engineer and Contractor in notifying/responding and performing their duties.

Learning Outcomes:

  • The changing risk allocation between the parties
  • The greater flexibility / Power given to the Engineer to make decisions
  • The requirement for the Engineer to respond to Contractor Notices
  • Increased detail/clarification given to clauses
  • Focus on Dispute Avoidance

Speaker: Mark Colman

About the Speaker

Mark is a chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 19 years’ experience within the construction and engineering industry. The last six years of which have been spent specifically in dealing with quantum analysis for the preparation and defence of entitlement submissions in resolution of construction claims and preparation of expert witness reports for use in international arbitration proceedings.

He holds a 1st Class Honours degree in Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management, as well as a Master’s degree in Construction Law and Dispute Resolution. He is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the Chartered Institute of Building and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Mark has major project experience within the EMEA region and specialises in providing clients with contractual, commercial, claims and dispute advice and management. He has represented and advised clients on a range of quantum-based issues spanning a diverse range of project types including roads, airports, mixed-use developments, rail, heavy industry, nuclear decommissioning and education schemes.


Crowne Plaza, Yas Island

Abu Dhabi, UAE


18:00 to 18:30 – Coffee, networking & registration

18:30 to 19:30 – Presentation

19:30 to 20:00 – Q&A


Do not send payment via bank transfer as this form of payment is no longer acceptable for CPD events.

Please note: We are unable to reserve a place at this event unless payment is made through this secure payment portal.

The presentation will start promptly at 6:30pm. If you have not been signed in by this time (6:30pm), you will not be able to claim your 1.5 CPD hours.


TRN – 100002591400003

July 10 2019


Date: July 10
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: 60AED
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Crown Plaza, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi

PO Box 41880, Yas Plaza, Yas Island Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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+9714 3755807

Website: http://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/en/abu-dhabi


RICS Dubai
Phone: 00971 (0) 4375 5806
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