The CLSA 2018 International Conference & Induction of Fellows will be held September 5-7th at the Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The conference is designed for Fellows of the Construction Lawyers Society of America to enhance their already superior transactional, negotiation, and trial skills; to address practical issues and topics challenging construction and surety lawyers; to amplify methods and approaches used by construction lawyers and alternative dispute resolution professionals in today's changing legal environment; and to afford each individual the opportunity to hear from and interact with some of the finest construction lawyers from North America and around the world.
ADR Trends in the Construction Industry
William G. Geisen
Stites & Harbison, PLLC
Latest Discovery Trends
Natalie N. Mark
Taylor English Duma LLP
The Changing Landscape of Canadian Construction Law: Prompt Payment and Adjudication Arrive in Canada
Glenn W. Ackerley
Bad Faith Mediation: Where’s the Line?
David Key Taylor
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Contractor Ethics – The Regulatory Obligation of Morality
Murphy J. Foster, III
Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Discovery of Building Information Modeling Data
Kimberly A. Hurtado
Hurtado Zimmerman SC, Counselors at Law
Building a Powerful Brand for a Construction Law Practice
Highland Park, Illinois
Differing Site Conditions
Marcia Haber Kamine
Bernard S. Kamine
Kamine Law PC
Los Angeles, California
Talking Your Way to Project Success: How Dispute Boards Prevent and Mitigate Claims
Deborah Bovarnick Mastin
Law Office of Deborah Mastin PLLC
Goods? Products? It's a Construction Project.
An Overview of Construction Cases Involving the UCC and Product Liability Laws
Timothy M. Gibbons
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.
Approximately 8 hours of MCLE credit has been or will be requested, including at least 1 hour of ethics credit. Certificates of Attendance will be provided to each attendee at the conclusion of the General Session.
If you have any questions regarding MCLE credit, please contact Julia Land at Julia.Land@ConstructionSociety.org or 470.303.6005.
Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Avenue
Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L1J4
There is a warm welcome awaiting you at the legendary Fairmont Banff Springs hotel in the heart of Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. For more than a century, 'The Castle in the Rockies' has been providing luxury in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The discovery of hot springs in the area led to the creation of Banff, Canada's first national park. Within this setting, the Banff Springs hotel offers stunning vistas, exceptional regional cuisine and impeccable service offer an unforgettable retreat.
Fairmont Banff Springs in Alberta, Canada, offers a wealth of exciting activities for all seasons, including hiking, a 27-hole championship golf course, fishing, river rafting, horseback riding, downhill and cross-country skiing, dog sledding, snowshoeing, skating and a wealth of other exciting activities.
Fairmont Banff Springs is a year-round luxury mountain resort that offers a championship golf course during the summer, unparalleled skiing in the winter, the award winning European-style Willow Stream Spa, and authentically local dining experiences.
Enjoy a short stroll from the hotel and explore the charming town of Banff, Alberta. Discover local galleries and museums, upscale shopping and restaurants, year-round Banff Lake Louise events, and popular local attractions including the Banff Gondola and the mineral rich Banff Upper Hot Springs.
A limited number of discounted hotel rooms have been made available for this conference. In order to obtain the group rate, please contact the resort directly no later than Friday, July 27, 2018, at 403.762.6866 or visit the CLSA Fairmont Banff Springs reservations page. Please specify the CLSA 2018 International Conference & Induction of Fellows to take advantage of the following group rates:
- Fairmont Room- Single $493.00 CAD + tax (including $14 service charge), Double: $507 CAD + tax (including $14 service charge)
- Gatehouse Suite- Single $653.00 CAD + tax (including $14 service charge), Double: $667 CAD + tax (including $14 service charge)
Rates will be honored five (5) days pre-conference and five (5) days post-conference, based on availability at time of reservation. Rooms and rates on post-conference dates are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Making your reservation early is strongly suggested. If room block capacity is reached on or before July 27, 2018, the CLSA rate will not be guaranteed and may no longer be available. Any requests for special room arrangements must be made at the time of the call. Gratuity for bellmen, doormen, and others who render intermittent personal services are not included in the resort service chanrge.
If you are unable to reserve your room prior to Friday, July 27, 2018, please contact Beth Rich at Beth.Rich@ConstructionSociety.org or 470.303.6005 to be placed on a waiting list in the event of a cancellation.
Guest accommodations will be available at 4:00PM MST on arrival day and reserved until 12:00PM MST on departure day.
Please familiarize yourself with Fairmont Banff Spring’s cancellation policy as the CLSA is not responsible for any cancellation fees or other hotel charges. When reservations are made, a deposit equal to one night’s room rate and taxes is required. This deposit is fully refundable if cancellation is made at least 7 days prior to the scheduled date of arrival. Deposit subject to forfeiture if canceled within 7 days of arrival.
The closest airport to Fairmont Banff Springs is Calgary International Airport (YYC).
Calgary International Airport (YYC) is located approximately 80 miles (130 km) East of the resort. Most major airline carriers fly into Calgary.
Airport shuttles are available via Banff Airporter from the Calgary International Airport to Fairmont Banff Springs with regularly scheduled service. Reservations are required at least 1 hour in advance. Schedules and rates are subject to change without notice.
Please email the Concierge for current schedules and pricing.
TAXI & LIMOUSINE SERVICE
The Concierge will be pleased to assist you with reservations for limousine services.
- Taxi rate from Calgary International Airport start at approximately $231 (plus taxes and gratuity one way).
- Rates from Calgary International Airport start at $360 Sedan (one way including taxes and gratuity)
- Contact 403.762.6895 for Hotel Concierge
There is a bus service run by the town which runs approximately every 40 minutes into Banff. Fare is $2.00 per person. The bus operates daily from 6:35am until 11:15pm. See the concierge desk for a town bus schedules which are subject to change without notice
All major car rental agencies are represented at the Calgary International Airport, and some are in the Banff town site.
Reservations are required. There is a Hertz office located in Fairmont Banff Springs.
The hotel's parking is located beside the Convention Center. It is a three-level roofed parkade with 415 parking spaces:
- Self-parking: $25 CAD/night, with unlimited access
- Valet service: $39 CAD/night, with unlimited access
- Complimentary charging available for electric vehicles
Fairmont Banff Springs along with Sun Country Highway Ltd, a manufacturer of electric vehicle charging stations has installed Banff's first electric vehicle charging station, in the hotel's parkade. Fairmont Banff Springs is pleased to offer complimentary charging for all electric vehicles of our guests.
Explore Canada's Castle in the Rockies with our hotel map.
Reminiscent of the hot springs that beckoned travellers over 100 years ago, the pulsating waterfalls and the mineral pool in the heart of the Banff spa rejuvenate tired muscles and soothe troubled spirits. The intensity of oxygen inspires clarity of thought and renews strength of purpose. Willow Stream Spa brings to life the unique healing powers of the alpine air and the sacred waters.
Drawing energy from the mountains, the quiet sanctuary helps balance the rhythms of your body to reawaken your senses.
In order to ensure that your favorite Banff spa experience will be available during your visit, we recommend that you make your appointments prior to arrival. Please call 800.404.1772 or email Spa Reservations.