Robert S. Peckar, Steven M. Charney, Thomas J. Curran, Michael A. Branca, Charles E. Williams, III, Adrian L. Bastianelli, III and Frank M. Rapoport will speak at the 2014 Construction Superconference on December 1 – 3, 2014 at the Encore Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Peckar will introduce the luncheon general session on December 2, 2014 titled “A Guy with a Badge Wants to Talk to You!”. Steven M. Charney will moderate and provide commentary and Thomas J. Curran will provide commentary on what occurs when a representative of a law enforcement or a regulatory agency appears at the project site with a search warrant for project records relating to minority business enterprise utilization and the appropriate reaction and response from a contractor’s attorneys and management. In addition, this session will provide insight into the attitudes of prosecutors and regulators in regard to such investigations, and prosecutions from the start to the time of search warrants. Michael A. Branca will be speaking on a panel during one of the December 2nd afternoon sessions titled “Cost-Reimbursable Contracts: A Blank Check?” In this session attendees will understand how to implement cost-reimbursable forms of contracting and the key risks involved with such a delivery method, develop project procedures and documentation to manage typical cost-reimbursable contract and learn best practices to control and identify risks as well as learn to identify common disputes in cost-reimbursable contracting and how to plan and manage those disputes in contract negotiations and during project execution. Charles E. Williams, III will moderate a panel during one of the December 2nd afternoon sessions titled “Creating Effective Public/Private MWDBE Programs”. This session will review the successful operation of the MTA’s program and will also review and discuss how the privately financed Hudson Yards Project has incorporated the practices and procedures developed by the “Regional Small Business Mentoring Program” into the buyout of its massive project increasing opportunities for MWDBE’s to participate in construction at meaningful levels. Adrian L. Bastianelli, III will be speaking on a panel during one of the December 3rd morning sessions titled “Advocacy in Construction Disputes: Litigating Delay and Disruption Claims”. In this session attendees will be able to understand trial tactics, understand strategies in delay/disruption litigation and understand and learn skills training in the context of delay disruption litigation. Frank M. Rapoport will participate as a panelist during one of the December 3rd morning sessions titled “P3 Update: Best Practices, Legislation and the P3 Market”. During this session attendees will learn how to identify P3’s and best practices from real world experiences as well as explain current P3 legislation with regard to what states are implementing, how broad the legislation is and what new steps they are taking to ensure success around the model. In addition, attendees will learn how to identify the P3 market and current successes and challenges.