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Speaker, "RISK in 2021: Building Trust, Contracts & Tools for Success," SmartBrief webinar

Speaking Engagements

Charles Renner will co-present at the SmartBrief webinar, "RISK in 2021: Building Trust, Contracts & Tools for Success," on December 10, 2020.

In 2021 project owners and contractors want to better mitigate project risk, after a year defined by it. Hear some of the industry’s finest thought leaders discuss emerging ways to collaborate, share risk and create transparency. 


  • Top risks in the next 12 to 36 months
  • Insurance policy alternatives 
  • 2020 takeaways for bidding, procurement and management
  • The future of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) and design-build 
  • Measuring the resilience of project owners, contractors and subcontractors 
  • Why creativity may be a more popular asset going forward


  • Charles Renner, Partner and PPP Group Chair, Husch Blackwell
  • Jason Schupp, Founder and Managing Member, Centers for Better Insurance
  • Donovan Olliff, Senior VP and Assistant General Counsel, HOK
  • David Varoli, Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel, New York City Department of Design and Construction
  • Jaan vanValkenburgh, Infrastructure Custom Content Editor, SmartBrief

For more information about this webinar, visit the SmartBrief registration website.