Maintenance Contracts Conference

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Maintenance Contracts Conference


• RCT • CF 6 Forms • Service Level Agreements

• Strategy & Resourcing • Framework Agreements

• Re-Procurement of a Maintenance Contract - Incumbent advantage



CPD Certified


Date: 08th December 2021





Due to a number of request for a second date we are hosting the Maintenance contracts conference again on 08th December 2021


Maintenance contracts and the complexities that go with them are growing in the world we now live in. If you are involved in maintenance contracts, this event will be an invaluable resource, you will have access to the country’s leading experts in the area, which gives you the opportunity to get your burning questions answered in relation to your specific requirements, contracts, and projects.


The Maintenance Contracts Conference is a unique live virtual event from our own custom-built CMG Studios. Initial feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, with attendees praising the additional interactive elements, as well as increased Q&A opportunities throughout the day, giving you more opportunity to gain real practical insights on the key issues that are important to you.






Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain number of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised


Conference Programme


Chairpersons Opening Remarks

Martin Cooney, Partner, Byrne Wallace


RCT & Maintenance Contracts

Emily Bourke, Senior Manager, PWC

What is Maintenance - What’s not?
What is RCT? Who is in scope to operate it? 

What services does it apply to? 

When might a maintenance contract fall in scope of RCT?
Difference between maintenance and repairs for RCT purposes 
eRCT Compliance - high level overview


PWC & CF 6 Forms

Public Works Contracts approach to maintenance contracts

Robert Rooney, Associate, A&L Goodbody

Choosing the appropriate form of contract:

The Term Maintenance and Refurbishment Contract
The Minor Works Form CF6 
The Investigation Contact
The PWC framework

PSDP and PSCS obligations in maintenance contracts


Maintenance Contracts – Legalities – Liability - Litigation

Sarah Reid, LLB, LLM, BL, Barrister-at-Law

Vicarious liability and limitation clauses in maintenance contracts.
The obligation to inspect outsourced works.
ADR as an alternative to litigation where disputes arise,
Health & Safety


Framework Agreements – Making them work for you.

Eoin Lonergan, FCIPS, Independent Procurement Expert   

Framework Agreements – their suitability and prevalence for Maintenance Contracts   
Framework Agreements v Contracts – distinctions from a commercial perspective  
“To bid or not to bid” – key considerations when tendering for a place on a Framework
“Always the bridesmaid” on the Framework but not winning work?
Framework management – indicators of leading, and not so leading practice.  


Facilities Maintenance Outsourcing Models

Pat Gaughan, CIWFM Managing Director, Advanced Workplace Solutions – Facilities Management Training & Consultancy

Which maintenance models are best for your organisation?
The key role Asset registers play in delivering FM
Specifications - input, output, outcome why these matter


Outsourcing and Service Based contracts – Procurement – Tendering

Paul Davis, School Of Business, DCU

Contracts and Service Level Agreements
Tendering & Types of Tendering
Re-procurement of a Maintenance Contract - incumbent advantage - levelling the playing field


Maintenance & Compliance

Ciaran Andrews, Chartered Building Surveyor, Accredited Building Conservation Surveyor, Working with Respond

Historic Buildings
Procurement and Value for Money
Tenant engagement


Who Should Attend?


This event would be very relevant to those involved maintenance contracts both public and private sector or those in supporting roles. This includes government departments, local authorities, semi state agencies, consultants, contractors, procurement / purchasing managers, universities, as well legal experts and service providers to name just a few




Early Bird Rate - €435+VATper person (LIMITED AVAILABILITY)

Normal Rate @ €535 + VAT.


Please note the early bird discount can close sooner than expected once a certain number of seats fill up, therefore your prompt booking is strongly advised to avoid disappointment


CMG Events Conference Discount

10% discount for the third delegate booked or subsequent bookings thereafter from the same company.


Why Should I Attend?


There are many reasons why you should attend this event, but here’s a few for you to consider.

You will get the rare opportunity to ask questions live to renowned experts and experienced professionals on matters specifically relevant to you
Attend this event from the comfort of your home or office, while engaging and networking with others
Gain valuable CPD hours to add to your yearly requirements
Gain access to all presentations which may prove invaluable going forward
Watch and re-watch all video presentations in 4K for up to 72 hours after the event


CPD Points


There will be CPD points awarded to attendees at this conference. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award


Book Your Place

To request the conference agenda details with further information on schedule, timings, venue etc. Click Here


To secure your place please Click Here


Alternatively call the CMG Events team on 00353 (0)1 293 3650 or email