The Centre runs at least one conference open to the public each year. Conferences themes have included:
Third Party Funding of Construction Disputes - A Global Perspective on the State of Play & Current Developments. Thursday 13 February 2020, 5-7pm, River Room, Kings Building, Strand Campus. Further information can be found here. Limited availability.
Open Forum: BIM, Offsite Manufacture & the future of the Construction Industry, Friday 28 February 2020, 9am-6pm. Great Hall, Kings Building, Strand Campus. Further information/booking can be found here.
FIDIC Summer School: One-week course (Wed 10 - Sun 14 June 2020) covering the FIDIC Standard form contracts in practice. This is now full and closed for 2020. Details can be found here. Registration for 2021 will open in due course.
2019 Transnational Construction Arbitration & ADR in the 21st Century
2019 Exploring the FIDIC2017 Suite of Contracts
2018 Improving Value Through Alliances, BIM & Collaborative Contracts
2017 Centre's 30th Anniversary - Changes, Challenges & Surprises in UK & Transnational Construction Law
2017 UK & International Standard Forms - What is New in 2017?
2016 Construction, the Consumer and the Law: Time for Change?
2016 Enabling BIM through Procurement & Contracts
2015 Transnational Arbitration & Dispute Resolution in the Construction Industry
2015 Alliancing - New Breakthroughs & New Challenges (Navigating Legal Icebergs in & Beyond the UK)
2014 Design and Construction Liability in the Digital Age - BIM and Related Revolutions
2012 The Centre 25th Anniversary Conference: Big Questions in Construction Law
2011 International Adjudication and DRBs
2010 NEC - Key Concepts and the Proper Approach to Assessment
2009 Projects in Distress and Economic Justice
2008 Effective Rules for Arbitrating in Major Infrastructure Projects
2007 Adjudication: Intensely Practical Issues
2006 London 2012: One year on
2005 The NEC/ECC 3rd edition: Simply the Best?
2004 Key Construction Risks and Dispute Resolution
2003 Contract or Co-operation?
2002 Delivering Infrastructure: International Best Practice
2001 Building Railways
2000 Engineering the Law
2000 The Construction Act - Time for Review?
1999 Major Construction Projects
1998 Construction Law: Looking to the Future
1998 The LCIA New Arbitration Rules 1998
1997 Building of Construction Law
1997 The ICC New Arbitration Rules 1997
1996 New Challenges in Construction Law
1995 Commercial Dispute Resolution
1994 Risk, Management and Procurement
1993 Construction Law and the Environment
1992 Construction Law 2000
1991 Current Developments in Construction Law
1990 Legal Obligations in Construction
1989 International and ICC Arbitration
1988 Construction Contract Policy
MICHAEL BROWN FOUNDATION LECTURES
The Centre also runs a series of public lectures under the Michael Brown Foundation's name:
2015 John Barber: Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 - Vintage Model in need of an overhaul
2010 Sir Vivian Ramsey: Open Secrets - The Concept of Confidentiality in Dispute Resolution (jointly with Worshipful Company of Arbitrators Master's lecture)
2008 Louise Barrington: Protecting Construction Projects under Bilateral Investment Treaties
2007 Philip Britton: Choice of Law and European Reform
2006 Professor Doug Jones: Proportionate Liability - Reform or Regression?
2005 Dr Peter Fenn: Can Disputes be Predicted? Early Warning Systems and ADR in Construction
2004 Professor Phillip Capper: The Construction Act - Are we, or the Judges, Taking Wrong Turns?
2003 Professor John Uff QC: Duties at the Legal Fringe - Ethics in Construction Law
1996 HHJ Anthony Thornton QC: Litigation Reform - An Impossibility?
1994 Professor John Perry: Structuring Contracts for the Achievement of Effective Management
1992 Professor Hugh Beale: Construction Law - A Multi-disciplinary Approach