News - 2006
Appointment of our Fellow Rob Graesser, Q.C.
(December 15, 2006)
The Fellows of the Canadian College of Construction
Lawyers are proud of and congratulate our friend and colleague,
Rob Graesser, who was appointed to Alberta's Court of Queen's
Bench on December 15, 2006:
Since its inception, Rob has been a distinguished
Fellow, Governor and Officer of our College.
here for the full press release (December 15, 2006)
Construction Law Symposium
- "Building the Future"
Glaholt, Bruce Reynolds and Harvey J. Kirsh recently attended
an excellent construction law symposium ("Building the
Future") which was jointly sponsored by the American
College of Construction Lawyers (ACCL) and Princeton University.
Presentations and panel discussions included:
"Foretelling the Future: Trends that Impact
the Future of Global Engineering and Construction"
(panel included the former U.S. Under-Secretary of State for
Economic, Business and Agricultural Affairs; the Dean of Princeton's
Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs;
and senior U.S. construction industry executives and consultants)
"The Strategic Global Road Map"
(a compelling luncheon presentation by Thomas P. M. Barnett)
"Shaping the Future: Global Talent Leadership
in Engineering" (panel included Deans of the
engineering faculties of Princeton and U. C. Berkeley; the
Dean of the Business School at U. of Virginia; and senior
construction industry executives and consultants)
"Delivering the Future: Technology, Risk and
Reward" (panel included Hon. Sir Vivian Ramsay
of the High Court of England and Wales, Queen's Bench; the
President of the Surety and Fidelity Association of America;
Tom Stipanowich, the Academic Director of the Straus Institute
at Pepperdine Univ. School of Law; and senior construction
Details re: the CCCL established mini-Construction
Law library & the"Construction Law Research Guide"run
by The Bora Laskin Library of the Faculty of Law,University
of Toronto. Click
here for more