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September 2018

BCCR September Breakfast Session: Negotiating Contracts Across Borders, Cultures, Languages and Legal Systems

September 20, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Dentons, 250 Howe Street
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $80

This interactive presentation will draw from experience to highlight some of the challenges of negotiating contracts in an international context. Discussion items will include (1) preparing your team, (2) knowing your customer, (3) misconceptions and the danger of assumptions, (4) the when & how of negotiations, and (5) securing the right contract. The discussion will be led by Dentons partner Jana Mansour, who brings close to 20 years of law firm experience from New York City, representing North American and…

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October 2018

BCCR October Breakfast Session: Metro Centre Oakridge – An Eight Year Project

October 18, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Fasken, 2900 - 550 Burrard St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $80

The Oakridge precinct is on track to become a major metro centre. At this breakfast session, two representatives from the City of Vancouver Engineering and Planning Departments will provide an update on the Cambie Corridor Plan and associated Utility Servicing Plan. This Plan is a major city building initiative that will transform single family neighborhoods and sees the Corridor’s population more than double and add over 30,000 new homes. This will make the Corridor the biggest growth area outside of…

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November 2018

BCCR November Breakfast Session: Canadian Infrastructure Bank

November 15, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Fasken, 2900 - 550 Burrard St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40

The Canada Infrastructure Bank uses federal support to attract private sector and institutional investment to new revenue-generating infrastructure projects that are in the public interest. Our speaker is Nick Hann, Head of Investments. Payment by VISA or MasterCard is required at the time of registering for non-members. IMPORTANT: You will receive a confirmation of your registration by email. If you do not receive a confirmation your registration did not go through. Registration will be cut off Tuesday, November 13 at…

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January 2019

BCCR January Breakfast Session: Talent Crisis: The Predicted Knowledge Shortage Has Arrived

January 17, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Fasken, 2900 - 550 Burrard St
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $85

The labour and knowledge shortage resulting from the aging population is consistently being identified as one of the most significant industry issues. This issue is compounded with a need for technological and digital advancements in the construction industry. We also know that increasing diversity in the E&C industry improves productivity and staff engagement, and results in more sustainable long term growth for companies and individuals. Notwithstanding that the convergence of all of these issues and challenges was predicted, it appears…

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February 2019

BCCR February Breakfast Session: CleanBC: Good for the Economy?

February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $85

The Government of British Columbia has released its CleanBC plan aimed at reducing climate pollution, while creating more jobs and economic opportunities for people, businesses and communities. In unveiling the CleanBC plan, Premier Horgan said his government has put priority on: - reducing climate pollution by shifting homes, vehicles, industry and business off burning fossil fuels and toward greater use of clean B.C. electricity and other renewable energies; - boosting energy-efficient solutions, like zero-emission vehicles and home heat pumps, by…

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April 2019

BCCR April Breakfast Session: YVR’s Expansion Plans

April 18, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC Canada
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$40 – $85

The Vancouver International Airport is developing into a major International Hub Airport and has experienced rapid growth during the past five years. The Airport Authority recently completed a new 20 year Master Plan and a new 20 year Financial and Capital Plan named Flight Plan 2037 that details the projects the Airport will require to respond to the continuing growth in air traffic. The presentation will provide an overview of Flight Plan 2037 and an update on the progress on…

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