Highlights from Previous Roundtables

Risk and Resilience in the Era of Social Unrest, COVID-19, and Climate Change

Presenters: Ariane Laxo, HGA, and Doug Pierce, Perkins & Will Resilience is more urgent than ever as compounding shocks and stressors ― a global pandemic, social unrest, an economic recession, and climate change― have challenged the health of… Read More
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It's Not Too Late to Assemble Your Crisis Communications Plans

Presenter: Kimberly Kayler, CPSM, President, AOE As some states loosen restrictions related to COVID-19, many are preparing for the next phase of this pandemic. Although the scenarios range from opening businesses and offices again to phased or stagg… Read More
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Increasing Diversity at Your Architecture or Engineering Firm, Nov. 2019

Presenters: Mark Kalar, AIA, Esq. and Amy Kalar, AIA, LEED AP BD+C As Architecture and Engineering firms become more focused on diversity, many executives are finding implementation both complex and daunting. It’s a change that can’t be addressed… Read More
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OSHA's Silica Rule: Risk Management and Best Practices

OSHA requires employers to limit workers’ exposure to respirable crystalline silica and to take appropriate steps to protect workers whose exposure reaches certain thresholds. Read More
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Understanding and Navigating the Business Immigration Process—The H-1B Visa

Recommendations for securing H-1B Visa approval. Enabling American companies to employ foreign workers in "specialty occupations" which require highly qualified and skilled employees.. Read More
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The Go/NoGo Process: Risk Analysis of Client, Project and Team

Projects are the lifeblood of A/E business. But the marketing resources required to secure a project can be significant. From a management perspective it’s a balancing act: Is pursuing this project a worthwhile investment? Are the project and clien… Read More
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Lobbying, PACs and Contributions: What A/E Execs Need to Know

Legislation and public policy are crucial factors in the lives of architects and engineers. So. . . A/E professionals need to know how individuals, companies and professional organizations can ethically influence public policy and law. and A/E execut… Read More
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A Proactive Approach to Claims

No one wants to have a claim filed against them. So you need to know how to recognize an incident that could become a claim, and how to manage the incident before it progresses to litigation. Then you need to share lessons learned with your staff. Read More
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