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2019-2020 Winners Announced - a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp AIA Scholarship

June 24, 2019

Many design firms attend risk management training sessions and implement certain practices based on an industry trend or project claim. Other firms may only concentrate on contracts and insurance coverage’s as a risk management strategy, which only addresses a portion of an effective risk management program. As they say – “you cannot manage something that […]

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Forging Ahead in a Post-Pandemic World
Forging Ahead in a Post-Pandemic World
October 08, 2020

By Sandip R. Chandarana, Director, Professional Underwriters Agency As we continue to navigate the most extensive shift in the economic landscape that many of us will ever experience, the industries we work in and interact with on a regular basis will continue to change. Architecture and engineering firms have been particularly impacted with designers, contractors […]

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Malpractice Statute of Limitations Applied to BOC Claims
Malpractice Statute of Limitations Applied to BOC Claims
September 24, 2020

Malpractice Statute of Limitations Applied to Breach of Contract Claims Asserting Negligent Supervision but Indemnification Obligations Extend Time for Filing Suit By J. Kent Holland, Jr., ConstructionRisk, LLC Statute of Limitations for causes of action for negligent supervision and breach of engineering contract are both deemed professional malpractice claims subject to a three-year statute of […]

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Lynda Colucci will be the New Executive Director
Lynda Colucci will be the New Executive Director
August 17, 2020

I am pleased to announce that the Board of Directors of a/e ProNet has selected Lynda Colucci as our next executive director.  She will be assuming the position effective December 1 after her retirement from current employment.  On behalf of the board and members of the Association, I am pleased that Lynda has agreed to […]

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Project Certification and Closeout in a Virtual COVID World and After
Project Certification and Closeout in a Virtual COVID World and After
May 11, 2020

David A. Erickseni Severson & Wersonii April 22, 2020 As we experience and emerge from “the great shutdown” of 2020, things have and will change in all aspects of life – including the design and construction process. Nowhere in the design and construction interface and transformation has the impact been greater than with respect to […]

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WalkerHughes Named Indiana's 2019 'Agency of the Year'
WalkerHughes Named Indiana's 2019 'Agency of the Year'
January 31, 2020

The Independent Insurance Agents of Indiana selected WalkerHughes Insurance as the recipient of their prestigious 2019 ‘Agency of the Year’ award. Presented to a member agency that exemplifies leadership and innovation within the system and top-level customer service, both the nomination and selection speak volumes to the respective industry colleagues and competition have for an […]

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We're Still Wondering Who's Responsible for Jobsite Safety
We're Still Wondering Who's Responsible for Jobsite Safety
March 02, 2019

Last August, Bruce Furukawa, Esq., of Furukawa Buccieri LLP, updated a newsletter originally written in 1996 by David W. Lakamp, a founding member of a/e ProNet.  Bruce’s update was titled “The Never-Ending Challenge of Jobsite Safety”, a topic that continues to be as relevant today as in 1996. From that newsletter we read: “Let’s take […]

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2019 Schedule Announced - ACEC Engineering Scholarship - And, 2018's Winning Essay
2019 Schedule Announced - ACEC Engineering Scholarship - And, 2018's Winning Essay
December 23, 2018

a/e ProNet is proud to sponsor the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Scholarship.  Each year this $5,000 scholarship is awarded to well-rounded engineering students.  The application deadline for 2019 submissions is March 15th, 2019.  Visit our Scholarships Page for more information and applications. In the summer of 2018 the ACEC announced that Leah Bectel, studying […]

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Unique Desgin Uses ETFE Foil- IIT Innovation Center by John Ronan Architects Opens
Unique Desgin Uses ETFE Foil- IIT Innovation Center by John Ronan Architects Opens
December 03, 2018

Guest Post, by John Ronan: IIT Innovation Center by John Ronan Architects Opens The Ed Kaplan Family Institute for Innovation and Tech Entrepreneurship at the Illinois Institute of Technology opens this month, the first new academic building at IIT in over forty years. The Kaplan Institute is devoted to fostering collaboration, innovation, and entrepreneurship between […]

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a/e ProNet Celebrates 30th Anniversary
a/e ProNet Celebrates 30th Anniversary
October 09, 2018

At our 30th anniversary dinner in Chicago, IL last Thursday night, a/e ProNet members gathered to honor our organization and the improvements our members have affected for 3 decades.  Our members reflected on why a/e ProNet was created, how far we have come, and where we are going.  We were lucky to hear a speech […]

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