Main Conference: 20 & 21 February 2018
Workshops: 19 & 22 February 2018
Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates,
FIDIC MIDDLE EAST CONTRACT USERS' CONFERENCE 2018
Be one of the first to understand the newly launched Suite of Contracts - learn directly from the FIDIC Contracts Committee and the FIDIC Update Task Groups!
This official FIDIC conference is the largest event for FIDIC contract users in the Middle East. Don’t miss the authorised guide to successfully using the FIDIC suite of contracts, managing major projects and resolving disputes in the region... plus, exclusive guidance on the three new books.
DO YOU FULLY UNDERSTAND THE NEW FIDIC CONTRACTS SUITE?
NEW FIDIC SUITE (YELLOW, RED & SILVER BOOKS), 2017 EDITION
The FIDIC 1999 Suite of Contracts (Red Book, Yellow Book and Silver Book) has now been updated by the FIDIC Contracts Committee. FIDIC concentrated on updating the Yellow Book 1999 first, and has continued this work by adopting harmonised changes for the updates of the Red and Silver Books. Members of the FIDIC Contracts Committee will discuss the main changes to the 1999 Suite and explain why the changes introduced in the 2017 edition were deemed to be an improvement that will benefit the global FIDIC users' community. This is no doubt a defining moment for the global construction industry involved with FIDIC and we invite you to join us to discover more about this exciting relaunch of FIDIC’s iconic suite of contracts!
FIDIC Midle East Contract Users' Conference in Numbers
Meet the 30+ FIDIC Experts Sharing Their Knowledge
Just Some of the unmissable new content on this year's agenda:
Hear Directly from the Contracts Committee on the New Updates to the Iconic Rainbow Suite
Get the inside scoop on the new FIDIC Rainbow Suite including details of the new Yellow, Red and Silver Books. Members of the FIDIC Contracts Committee will discuss new or revised provisions relating to design in the Yellow and Silver Books as well as the amended claims provisions and revised dispute provisions. Speakers will also discuss all new/revised project management provisions in the updates.
A complimentary copy of the Red Book will be provided for all delegates at the event, the Yellow and Silver Books are available to purchase at a discounted rate when registering for the conference.
New Case Studies of FIDIC Application Delivered by Middle East Experts
Experienced FIDIC Contract Users from the region will once again share lessons learnt in using FIDIC forms of contract to underpin some of the most challenging infrastructure projects in the Middle East. We have assembled a number of new case studies from different industries and countries to help bring the benefits to life and to help you understand the practical challenges of FIDIC application in practice. Projects under review to be announced shortly. Watch this space for more information!
New Contractors' Panel: In-House Perspectives from Contract Specialists
A brand new session for the Middle East - this panel will bring together seasoned contractors and in-house contract specialists from large infrastructure and engineering firms operating at the coal face of real world implementation of FIDIC forms of contract. The panel will be discussing critical areas of contract administration including optimisation opportunities and common pitfalls to avoid, as well as the latest trends in dispute management and avoidance.