Nation - ABA Forum on the Construction Industry presents 'Sticks & Bricks' program

The American Bar Association Forum on the Construction Industry will present "Sticks & Bricks" on Thursday, Nov. 11, in five cities across the country. The Midwest program will take place at the Courtyard Inn by Marriott in Ann Arbor beginning at 8:45 a.m. The conference concludes at 5 p.m. with a reception hosted by sponsor Winston, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. in the hotel's "Bistro" room. The cost to attend is $210 for those who register before Friday, Oct. 15, and $240 after Oct. 15th.

"This is a great opportunity for attorneys and other construction professionals to hear from the experts what they need to know about the construction process and its elements," said Clark Hill Attorney and ABA liaison Matt Rechtien. "We have an esteemed group of speakers, and each attendee will gain tremendous benefit from attending."

Taught by leading industry professionals in each locale, this program presents a unique opportunity for both new and seasoned construction lawyers, and for engineers, contractors and other construction industry participants, to learn the key elements and terminology of all aspects of construction systems and technology. The speakers for the Ann Arbor symposium include:

--Larry Jedele, Soil and Materials Engineers Inc, Plymouth.

--Jamison C. Fox, International Industrial Contracting Corporation, Sterling Heights.

--Paul G. Johnson, SmithGroup, Detroit.

--Todd Dailey, Dailey Engineering Inc., Onsted, MI.

--Christopher Sass, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc., Bingham Farms.

--John Richards, MA Engineering Inc., Birmingham.

--James K. Wight, University of Michigan, College of Engineering, Ann Arbor.

For additional information on Sticks and Bricks, or to register, visit

Published: Wed, Oct 20, 2010


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