March 17, 2017


ASU hosting Construction in Indian Country conference

Arizona State University’s Del E. Webb School of Construction is hosting its annual Construction in Indian Country conference from April 17-19 at the Wigwam Arizona in Litchfield Park.

The three-day conference is the 14th annual Construction in Indian Country conference held by the university. There will be a golf tournament and an awards ceremony.

Some of the topics the event will cover include:

  • Guests on the Land: A talk about religious and cultural implications when developing on tribal lands as well as potential challenges and resolving disputes.
  • Sovereign Immunity: This topic will go over what standards apply with sovereign immunity and contract clauses.
  • Project delivery Methods: Master planning, and incorporating culture into design.
  • Lender Options: How to access capital for projects and bonding concerns.

Recently, AZRE magazine wrote on the benefits and challenges when developing on tribal lands.