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Exponent Leading Panel at the Construction SuperConference


November 23, 2011

Mr. Wesley Grover, a Senior Manager in Exponent’s Construction Consulting practice, will be leading the “Risk Allocation During Pre-Construction Phase Services: Expectations, Perceptions and Reality,” panel at the Construction SuperConference in San Francisco on December 15, 2011.

W. Wesley Grover, P.E., Senior Manager Exponent, Inc.

Marion Hack, Partner, Gibbs, Giden, Locher, Turner & Senet
Hank Brasch, General Counsel, Webcor Builders, Inc
John Cook, Partner, Smith, Pachter, McWhorter, PLC
Peter J. Bilelis, Chief Counsel, ALSTOM Power

Project owners are seeking more involvement and participation in the pre-construction phase from construction managers and contractors. There is growing concern that as project delivery methods such as Integrated Project Delivery demand that project stakeholders provide owners with input into many issues, such as schedules, budgets and design, their liability increases well beyond what was originally anticipated. Many firms are concerned that early involvement in the project may place an implied “stamp” of ownership or approval on the project’s design and financial outcome without such risks being fully understood.

For more information please visit the Construction SuperConference website.