On Friday, February 23rd, a panel of Shipman & Goodwin environmental, construction and energy attorneys will present this informative and interactive program regarding current and pressing environmental, construction and renewable energy-related issues and opportunities for independent schools. The presenters will address key legal (and practical) issues independent schools often face in their day-to-day operations as well as in connection with a campus building, renovation or demolition project, with particular focus on:

  • Managing Environmental Risks and Hazardous Building Materials (e.g., mold, asbestos, lead, PCBs)
  • Best Practices When Dealing with Outside Environmental Consultants and Contractors
  • Responding to Environmental, Health and Safety Concerns and Crisis Management
  • Best Practices, New Developments and Potential Pitfalls in Construction and Contracting
  • How to Properly Manage Construction Litigation and Dispute Avoidance
  • Facility-wide Energy Planning
  • Important Considerations for Solar and Other Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects
  • State Financing Programs for Renewable Energy and Green Building Projects

Attendees will benefit from an engaging discussion with attorneys who regularly assist independent schools with environmental, construction and energy-related matters. The presenters invite your input on particular issues your school is facing and any other matters you would like them to discuss during the presentation. Please provide your suggestions, comments and questions on the registration form if there are specific issues you would like the presenters to address. For more information and to register visit the CAIS website: http://www.caisct.org/hottopics.

WHEN:  February 23, 2018 from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST
WHERE:  Hamden Hall Country Day School, Beckerman Athletic Center, 225 Skiff Street, Hamden, CT 06517