Public owners around the country have embraced delivering their construction projects through design-build, public private partnerships and other non-traditional approaches. This program will focus on how these delivery systems are being used regionally and nationally, as well as some of their key challenges and opportunities.
Michael C. Loulakis, Esq., DBIA is President of Capital Project Strategies, LLC, a specialized consulting firm that provides strategic procurement, contracting, and risk management advice to clients that develop and construct capital projects. Mike is both a civil engineer and lawyer, and has been in the construction industry for 40 years. He is particularly well-known for his expertise in the area of design-build and P3, having worked on, among other things, the Dulles Metrorail Project, 495 Express Lanes, and DC Water's Clean Rivers program. Mike is a Fellow in the American College of Construction Lawyers and Design-Build Institute of America, as well as a member of the National Academy of Construction. He has authored the monthly legal column in Civil Engineering magazine for almost 40 years, and is an adjunct professor in George Mason University's civil engineering program. Mike holds a civil engineering degree from Tufts University and a law degree from Boston University School of Law.