05/04/2023 – Current Issues in Oklahoma Engineering Practice – Live Webinar
Kristi Avalos will be presenting the topic “Understanding and Complying with ADA Requirements in Construction” from 2:30 to 3:30 pm CT for this webinar.
8:30-10:00 – Recognizing Your Rights, Responsibilities and Risks under Contracts – K. Davis-Maddy
Reviewing the necessary elements of any contract
Understanding contract “legalese”
What constitutes a breach of contract?
What are damages and remedies?
Liability-shifting contract provisions: warranties, guarantees and indemnities
Making changes to contracts
10:00-10:15 – Break
10:15-11:45 – Best Practices for Managing Engineering Liability and Risk – E. Sharrock & B. Saunier
Identifying engineering risks
Reviewing consequences of potential risks
Understanding principles of risk management
Complying with professional and ethical standards
Implementing strategies to minimize engineering risk and maximize positive results
11:45-12:15 – Lunch
12:15-1:15 – Intellectual Property Essentials for Engineers – R. McCarthy
Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets
Securing ownership of your designs through patents,
trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets
Leveraging your intellectual capital through licenses, franchises, and other technology agreements
Policing intellectual property rights and preventing infringement
Resolving intellectual property disputes
1:15-2:15 – TBD
2:15-2:30 – Break
2:30-3:30 – Understanding and Complying with ADA Requirements in Construction – K. Avalos
When do standards apply?
· New construction/renovation
Which laws/standards apply?
· ADA Standards for Accessible Design
Current issues in accessibility