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Howard Wise at the Canadian Institute’s 18th Annual Construction Superconference


Area Construction and Infrastructure


Monday, November 24, 2008
11:15 a.m.: Demystifying Tenders and Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to Avoid Future Legal Complications

Speaker and Co-Chair: Howard Wise, Goodmans LLP

This session will focus on:

  • Understanding the differences between tenders and RFPs
  • Examining the RFP process: how does it work?
    • going beyond pricing: understanding the
      importance of including detailed qualitative
      explanations in a response to a RFP
  • Top tips for completing documents in response to a tender or RFP
  • Analyzing hybrid tender-RFPs: what makes them unique?
    • how should bidders respond to them?How should a contractor respond to a quotation
      versus a RFP?
  • Should owners complete a Statement of Requirements prior to sending out a RFP?
    • how will this affect the quality of documents that
      owners receive?

For more information, please visit the Canadian Institue's Website or download the below PDF

The Canadian Institute’s 18th Annual Construction Superconference
November 24-25, 2008
Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel, Toronto ON

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