NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Construction and engineering presents an endless array of risks to be managed, averted or insured. To assist professionals in best managing the most costly and unpredictable risks, McGraw Hill Construction's Engineering News-Record (ENR, http://www.enr.com) will hold its second annual Risk & Compliance Summit on September 30, 2014 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta, GA.
At the event, themed "New Liability: How to Limit the Downside," top risk experts will present strategies and models for identifying and managing critical risks. Panels will explore the year's top project-related failures; employer compliance, illegal immigration, and worker misclassification; changing business practices that may cut business failures; new types of liability including prefabrication and P3s; and how Atlanta is managing the risks associated with simultaneously building new stadiums for the Falcons and the Braves.
The ENR Risk & Compliance Summit includes scheduled keynote addresses by Timothy J. Connolly, Executive Vice President, HDR Engineering, Inc., who will discuss "The Tampa Bay Water Dispute & Evolving Standard of Care;" and Timothy W. Triplett, President of the Legal & Risk Management Division at Black & Veatch, who will explore "Risk Management within an Entrepreneurial Framework."
Additional scheduled speakers include representatives from Ames & Gough, Arizona State University, Chamberlain Hrdlicka, Coastal Construction Group, Hill International, Inglett & Stubbs, Manhattan Construction Co., Marek Companies, Precision Concrete Construction, Preti Flaherty, Sterling Risk Advisors, Strategy&, The Surety & Fidelity Association of America, and The Walsh Group.
Sponsors of the event include Presenting Partner Chamberlain Hrdlicka and Silver Sponsors Amerisure Insurance, MBP, Southern Polytechnic State University and Sterling Risk Advisors. Supporting Sponsors include ABC Georgia, AGC Georgia, ASA Georgia, DBIA-SE, SFAA and SMPS.
The ENR Risk & Compliance Summit's complete agenda, speaker bios and registration information are available at http://construction.com/events/2014/risk/. A limited number of press passes are available to credentialed media representatives; to request one, call 800-371-3238.
For more McGraw Hill Construction events, visit http://construction.com/events.
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