Conducted by CCDC members and contributors to CCDC documents, these CCDC Seminars feature both a morning and afternoon session, as well as a bonus luncheon presentation on new and updated CCDC documents.

Click on the links below to find out more about the 2018 CCDC Seminars


08:30 – 11:45 Morning Session:

Project Delivery – Choosing the Best Method

A successful construction project can rely on a number of factors, but is most often described as a project that is completed on-time and on-budget. There are many factors to achieve a successful project, but a critical decision is the selection of the right project delivery model to deliver the project.

This CCDC Seminar session will focus on that process and project delivery. It will introduce the new CCDC 10 ‘A Guide to Construction Project Delivery Methods’ as well as the new CCDC 30 ‘Integrated Project Delivery Contract,’ the first IPD contract in Canada.

Key Takeaways from This Session:

  • Understand the key differences between various project delivery methods, including design-bid-build, design-build, and construction management
  • Articulate important considerations when selecting a project delivery method
  • Compare the critical conditions for the effective use of each project delivery method
  • Learn how to choose the best project delivery method
  • Have an industry-first look at the new CCDC 30 ‘Integrated Project Delivery Contract’ and understand the roles and responsibilities of the parties under an IPD project

In addition, attendees will receive:

  • A bonus Lunch Presentation on the following updated documents: CCDC 9A and 9B ‘Statutory Declarations’, CCDC 11 ‘Contractors Qualification Statement’ and CCDC 40 ‘Mediation and Arbitration Rules’.
  • Electronic version of the new CCDC 10, CCDC 30, CCDC 9A/9B, CCDC 11, and CCDC 40 worth of more than $100.

Who Should Attend?

The Project Delivery session will appeal to all stakeholders on a construction project, including Owners, procurement authority representatives, Consultants, Contractors, and any party involved in the construction project supply chain.

In particular, this session will address important questions and considerations faced by Owners on every construction project they face.


 

12:45 – 16:00 Afternoon Session:

Understanding Procurement and Contracting

When undertaking any construction project, the procurement process and contracting requirements are an integral step in the process. By utilizing best practices when calling bids and awarding contracts, all stakeholders can benefit by avoiding costly misunderstandings, disputes and delays.

This CCDC Seminar session focus on some of those best practices in the procurement process. It will introduce the new CCDC 23 ‘ A Guide to Calling Bids and Awarding Construction Contract,’ a flagship and industry-leading document for procurement authorities, as well as the new CCDC Master Specification for Division 00 ‘Procurement and Contracting Requirements.’ This new master specification is a first for CCDC, and is part of a longer-term effort to introduce more specification documents through CCDC.

Key Takeaways from this Session:

  • Understand the best practices during the procurement and contracting process
  • Recognize key steps to avoid misunderstandings, disputes and delays
  • Learn how specifications can be effectively used in the procurement and contracting process
  • Identify recommended wordings for key stages of procurement
  • Have a hands-on look at CCDC’s first Master Specification, and an understanding of its use in the procurement and contracting process
  • Understanding some of the key changes to CCDC 23 and its recommended best practices

In addition, attendees will receive:

  • A bonus Lunch Presentation on the following updated documents: CCDC 9A and 9B ‘Statutory Declarations’, CCDC 11 ‘Contractors Qualification Statement’ and CCDC 40 ‘Mediation and Arbitration Rules’.
  • Electronic version of the new CCDC 23, CCDC Master Specification for Division 00, CCDC 9A/9B, CCDC 11, and CCDC 40 worth of more than $100.

Who Should Attend?

The Understanding Procurement and Contracting session will provide important information and consideration for any party involved in the procurement process, from instructions to bidders to the awarding of the contract.

This session will be of particular interest to Owners, Consultants, Specification Writers, Contractors, and all stakeholder impacted by the procurement and contracting process.


 

11:45 – 12:30 Bonus Lunch Presentation:

New and Updated CCDC Documents

This presentation on New and Updated CCDC Documents is open to all attendees of the CCDC Seminar, and will introduce the following new and updated CCDC documents:

  • CCDC 9A and 9B ‘Statutory Declarations’ – statements used as a condition of receiving payment for either the second and subsequent applications for progress payment or the release of holdback funds
  • CCDC 11 ‘Contractors Qualification Statement’ – standard form for obtaining information on capacity, skill and experience of Contractors bidding on building construction projects
  • CCDC 40 ‘Mediation and Arbitration Rules’ – specifically designed to be used with the dispute resolutions of CCDC contract forms and are incorporated by reference, most notably CCDC 2

The CCDC seminars are recognized by the Gold Seal Certification program. The morning and afternoon sessions counts for 0.5 credit each (total 1 credit for full day) toward the Gold Seal Certification program special industry course requirements. Attendance is mandatory for Gold Seal eligibility credits.