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Event News: Guide to using AIA Contract Documents and Software In-Person

AIA is offering the opportunity to attend an interactive session on the latest version of AIA Contract Documents and Software.

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Developing contract documents can be time consuming and confusing, so having the right tools and knowledge to develop iron-clad contracts can make the process more efficient and protect assets better.

Throughout the course participants will learn the importance of having written contracts in place and the potential dangers in operating without them. The workshop will also explore the contractual relationship between the various construction parties and how contracts define the responsibility, authority and expectations of each to become familiar with the key features of commonly used AIA contract documents.

Live Demos—Come See For Yourself

Live demonstrations of the latest version of AIA Contract Documents Software to discover the key features that will save time, money, and keep projects organized will be part of the course too. Information on how the software helps users complete forms, such as change order and payment applications by importing data and performing calculations will also be taught.

The course will include small group of work, continental breakfast and lunch, and a tour of the Octagon House. Attendees are asked to bring their laptop with AIA Contract Documents software if possible. To register, click here.

Date: Friday, September 25, 2015 9:30 – 5:00

Location: AIA National Headquarters Office in Washington, DC

1735 New York Avenue, N.W Washington, DC

Workshop fees: $299

Learning objectives

  • Discuss the importance of using contract documents, the AIA contract document families, and how to use them effectively.
  • Understand the contractual relationships between the various parties when utilizing different types of project delivery methods and how contracts define the responsibility, authority, and expectations of each.
  • Discover AIA Contract Documents Software and the primary features that allow you to draft, customize, review, and share contracts quickly and easily. Explore the tips and techniques used by your peers to save time and keep projects organized.
  • Learn how to use some of the AIA’s most popular forms to execute Change Orders and Payment Applications. Learn how ACD Software helps make these forms easy to use.

Speakers at the workshop will be Susan Van Bell, Esq. – Senior Director and Counsel, Ben Segal – Manager, and Hasti Hejazi – Director, Global Innovations Education.