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Future Projects Summit & MORE March 1, 2013 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre To register visit www.fmca.net - EVENTS

PLANNING AHEAD…

Market conditions continually change, so you need to revisit and update your business plan regularly. Every business needs to be alert to new opportunities. There are obvious risks to relying solely on existing customers!

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Some employers say they are facing a shortage of skilled workers since they’re having a hard time recruiting employees who are qualified for their specialized positions. We will address in a succinct manner strategies and processes for bringing foreign workers to Canada to fill labour needs for upcoming projects. We will address various work permit options, who requires a work permit, time lines for getting FW to Canada, when to start the application process and will touch very briefly on transitioning foreign workers who are in Canada to permanent resident status.

Building Information Modeling (BIM) Building Information Modeling -- is very much talked about in the building industry, but what is it really ...

Surety Bonds & Construction Risk

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Strategies and processes for bringing foreign workers to Canada to fill labour needs for upcoming projects. Building information modeling (BIM) is a process involving the generation and management of digital representations of physical and functional characteristics of a facility. The resulting building information models become shared knowledge resources to support decision-making about a facility from earliest conceptual stages, through design and construction, through its operational life and eventual demolition. Attendees will come away with a better understanding of the ‘whys and wherefores’ of different approaches to managing construction risks – and how they affect owners, consultants, contractors and suppliers.

Don’t miss out on the LEED workshop being co-sponsored by: UDI-Wood Buffalo | FM Chamber of Commerce |FM Construction Association

March 25th, 2013

8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (lunch provided) Sawridge Inn & Conference Centre Pre-Registration is required by visiting www.fmca.net - Events

LEED building is going to be a reality as we go GREEN. We've all seen the signs indicating a new construction project is underway. In this day and age more and more are becoming environmentally conscientious. What does that mean for those who are in the Construction field? It means they need to be on the cutting edge of green technology.

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Future Projects Summit 2013