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"Recent Olympic Park Transformations and Winning Procurement Strategies" , by Mr. Maurice Landry, P.Eng., PMP, Vice President, Construction and Maintenance, Olympic Park and "Bid Analysis - Avoiding Pitfalls!", by Francis Perreault, Counsel, Olympic Facilities Authority, Olympic Park.
Date : April 12, 2018
Time : Starting at 5 pm
Location : Olympic park
Fees : $ 30 + taxes (AGCA member and ExcelCieArt members) | $ 50 + taxes (non-member) // Snacks and one drink per person
Conference summary : The conference will be in two parts:
1) Presentation by Mr. Maurice Landry :
The Olympic Park is currently experiencing a real makeover. Since 2013, the Sports Centre has been completely renovated, the building's energy systems have been replaced or transformed, the Montréal Tower has been rented and renovated and finally the project to replace the roof of the Olympic Stadium is now started. All his projects have been or will be carried out according to distinct embodiments. Mr. Landry will briefly present these projects and explain the implementation methods for each of them and especially the reasons that guided the choice of procurement strategies.
Maurice Landry is a mechanical engineer graduated from the École de technologie supérieure and also certified Project Management Professional (PMI). He has over 34 years of experience in different fields. He has worked overseas at the beginning of his career (Africa) and in the manufacturing sector for 20 years as a trainer and consultant in productivity improvement. He has led a team of specialists in this field for 10 years. In 2008, he joined the project team for the replacement of metro cars in Montreal where he led engineering studies related to car maintenance facilities. Since 2013, he is the Vice President Construction and Maintenance at Olympic Park. He leads the engineering, project management and maintenance team while providing guidance on asset enhancements and maintenance. He is responsible for recent transformations at the Olympic Park where he led the renovation of the Sports Center, the project to improve energy efficiency, the rental and renovation of the Montréal Tower and finally the replacement of the roof of the Olympic Stadium.
2) Presentation of Francis Perreault :
Bid analysis is subject to many requirements. What is a minor irregularity versus a major irregularity? We will address the distinction between eligibility requirements and bid compliance conditions. In addition, we will review recent case law on tendering.
Graduated in law at the Université de Sherbrooke and admitted to the Barreau du Québec in 2002, Mr. Francis Perreault has been practicing since 2014 at the General Secretariat and Vice-Presidency of Legal and Corporate Affairs at the Régie des installations olympiques. He previously worked in civil litigation in the private sector for twelve years. He focuses his practice in the areas of public law and construction. He acts as legal counsel in tendering, bid compliance and contract management processes.
Registration limit date :April 6, 2018