Join us at the BID. RIGHT. 2019 Procurement Summit.
Monday, April 8, 2019
Victoria Conference Centre

Agenda

7:00-8:00am

Breakfast & Registration

8:00-9:00am

Keynote & Plenary

Keynote: The Future of Procurement in BC’s Construction Industry

Speaker: Mark Bullen, Founder & Partner at CAPEX Project Advisory Services Inc.

Mark is a Chartered Civil Engineer, registered with the Institution of Civil Engineers and the UK Engineering Council who spent 20 years working as contractor, government construction client and commercial advisor on major construction projects across Europe, the Middle East and North America.

Tender Loving Care: Improving Collaboration for World Class Procurement Outcomes

Moderator: Chris Atchison (President, BCCA)
Panelists:
Cris Munro (Principal & CEO, CM2 Ventures Inc.)
Jim Aalders (HDR Architecture Associates Inc.)

9:00-10:30am

Breakout Sessions

Infrastructure Masterclass – Public Owners

This focused session introduces foundational best practices in public sector procurement from the Infrastructure Masterclass and will highlight issues relevant to today’s unique construction market challenges.

Maureen Sullivan (President, NECI)

Infrastructure Masterclass – Contractors

This is an exploratory session on foundational best practices in procurement from the perspective of a contractor or a supplier and will highlight issues relevant to today’s unique construction market challenges.

Warren Perks (VP, BC Construction Association)

Scott Bone (CEO, Northern Regional Construction Association)

Infrastructure Masterclass – Consultants

This is an exploratory session on foundational best practices in public sector procurement and will highlight issues relevant to today’s unique construction market challenges. We will explore procurement from the perspective of the consultant as a respondent or the representative of the owner.

Greg Baynton (Procurement Consultant)

10:30-11:00am

Coffee Break

11:00-12:00pm

Breakout Sessions

Next Generation Construction Procurement Development

A brainstorming session on strategies and tactics for developing the next generation of construction procurement professionals.  Where are they now? What skills do they need? What training is necessary? Recommended for individuals in the public sector.

Moderator: Cris Munro (Principal & CEO, CM2 Ventures Inc.)

Panelists:
Randy Noble (Division Manager, Houle Electric)
Other Panelists: Details Coming Soon

LNG Canada – The Biggest Construction Project in the History of Canada: Opportunities for BC Contractors

An informative session from General Contractor JGC Fluor, reviewing the project procurement process, timeline, and opportunities for BC contractors.

Presenter – Details Coming Soon

12:00-1:00pm

Lunch Break

1:00-2:00pm

Breakout Sessions

Mastering the Industry Market Sounding: Essential Preparation for any Public Tendering

Moderator – Scott Bone (CEO, Northern Regional Construction Association)

Panelists:
Rory Kulmala (CEO, Vancouver Island Construction Association)
Jeremy Montufar (Director of Sales, Houle Electric)
Maureen Sullivan (President, NECI)

Calculating Risk At the Bid Stage: Best Practices Workshop for Public Project Proponents

A best practices workshop.

Moderator: Sue Connors (CEO, BidCentral)

Panelist:
Randy Noble (Division Manager, Houle Electric)
Betty Wiebe (Project Manager, Interior Health Authority)
Roger Yager (Vice President, Knappett Projects)
Anthony Minniti (VP Operatoins, Century Group Inc.)

2:00-3:00pm

BC’s Community Benefits Agreement: Implications for Procurement

3:00-3:30pm

Coffee Break

3:30-4:45pm

Closing Plenary

Closing Plenary

Future State: Meeting the standards of fair, open and transparent construction procurement

Speakers: Details Coming Soon

4:45-6:00pm

Networking Social

Don’t miss Bid.Right. 2019

BC Construction Month Flagship Event

Monday, April 8, 2019
Victoria Conference Centre

Registration

Don’t miss Bid.Right. 2019

BC Construction Month Flagship Event

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Monday, April 8, 2019
Victoria Conference Centre

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