The 2023 AAA Construction Conference

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Session ID: ED2223001

Registration Status: Open

Registration for this program closes on June 08, 2023 8:00 AM

Registration Fee
Price (USD)
Before May 16, 2023
General $450.00 -
Early Bird $395.00 -

Note that, where permitted by law, a 3% surcharge will be assessed on payments made by credit card; all such processing fees are non-refundable.

Refund Policy

Cancellation Policy. Please do not make any travel arrangements until you receive a confirmation email. Should you need to cancel your registration, send your written request via email to by May 25, 2023 for a refund of 50% of your registration fee. We regret that no refunds can be made after May 25, 2023. Substitution of attendees can be made at any time. 


Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites
1707 4th Street
Santa Monica , CA  90401

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Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites
1707 4th Street
Santa Monica , CA 90401
To book a room, please use the link in the conference summary below.

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  • Start Date

    June 08, 2023 8:00 AM (PDT)
  • End Date

    June 08, 2023 5:00 PM
  • Duration

    9 hours
Registration Closed

Faculty and Summary

The 2023 American Arbitration Association® Construction Conference focuses on best practices for avoiding and managing disputes on complex construction projects from the planning stages through completion of the project.

A Breakfast with General Counsel opens the conference, discussing current issues important to construction companies, continuing with sessions on:

• Risky Business: Construction Disputes as Risk Management Problems;
• The New AAA DARB Rules – Changes and New Opportunities;
• Game Changer Takeaways in Construction Dispute Resolution;
• Incorporating “International” Arbitration Techniques into Domestic Arbitration Proceedings;
• Ethics Issues with Virtual Hearings and Document Production; and more.

Attendees will leave with techniques and best practices in dispute avoidance and resolution strategies for complex construction projects.

Program Location

 Hilton Santa Monica Hotel & Suites

1707 4th Street

Santa Monica, CA  90401


To make reservations online, click here or call +1.310.395.3332.


Interested in becoming a sponsor?  Contact Michael Marra at 215.731.6136 or



As part of its long-standing, ongoing educational mission, the American Arbitration Association grants a limited number of scholarships that cover the cost of educational program registration. Scholarship eligibility is limited to students, government workers, retired professionals, arbitrators/mediators who are no longer active on the AAA roster, and others as may be determined by the AAA. To request a registration fee scholarship, please send an email to Include your current position and affiliation, and a brief description of the basis for your registration fee scholarship request. The American Arbitration Association reserves the right to grant or deny any request based on the information provided by the requesting individual and available space in the program.

 If you are an AAA Panelist please note this program does not satisfy your annual Arbitrator Continuing Education (ACE) requirement. 


CLE Information:

West LegalEdcenter is procuring continuing legal education (CLE) credits on behalf of American Arbitration Association. This program is available for CLE credits in California, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas. Credit amounts vary by attendance verification and jurisdictional rules.


Please contact Michael Marra at or 215-731-6136.