September 2015

Expert Witness Seminar

Please Note
Please note the webcast has been cancelled due to low registration. The live seminar will be proceeding.
Status: Advanced registration is now closed. A limited number of onsite registrations will be taken at the door.
Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time: 8:30 AM-9:00 AM: Registration and Hot Breakfast
9:00 AM-12:00 PM: Expert Witness - Live Session

9:00 AM-12:00 PM: Expert Witness - Webcast Session
Location: Hyatt Regency Vancouver 655 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC
Presenter: Beth Allard, LLP - Bull, Housser & Tupper
Credit: 3 Informal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $219.00 + GST = $229.95 until Sept 8, 2015

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $299.00 + GST = $313.95

Non-Member Price: $299.00 + GST = $313.95

Student Member Price: $149.50 + GST = $156.98
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by September 08, 2015 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Gurjeet Phungura | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4886
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext. 4886
Fax: 604.639.8180
Email: [email protected]
"An expert is one who by reason of education or special experience has knowledge respecting a subject matter about which persons having no particular training are incapable of forming an accurate opinion of making a correct deduction."

As a professional engineer or geoscientist, at some point in your career you may be asked to write an expert report or testify as an expert at a trial. Are you fully aware of what will be expected from you? Instructed by Beth Allard, expert litigator in Engineering and Construction issues, this seminar will discuss the factors to consider before agreeing to deliver expert witness testimony, as well as examine the benefits and risks of doing so. Key concepts such as independence, impartiality, conflict of interest and confidentiality will be discussed.

Beth Allard, LLP - Bull, Housser & Tupper

Beth’s practice focuses on liability defence work for design professionals, financial professionals, directors and officers, and health-care professionals. A significant part of Beth’s practice also includes construction-related advice for owners, consultants and local governments, including tendering, project delivery and management, liens and dispute resolution.  Beth also provides regulatory advice to professional and governmental regulatory bodies.
Beth's clients include ENCON Insurance Managers, Owners, the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and the Architectural Institute of British Columbia.

What Previous Participants have said about this seminar:

  • "Very well packaged and presented material."
  • “Very useful information for my day to day practice.”
  • “Well presented and engaging.”

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