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Our conference title "Why reinvent the wheel?" directly relates to the continuing need for improvement in ALL aspects of what we do. It covers all aspects of organizations, including hard and soft issues, ranging from premises, facilities, designs, systems, production, procurement, supply and delivery, and human resource management.

Aims

This conference aims at providing a timely forum for us to share our experiences and impart our valuable knowledge to other industries and sectors that can benefit from VM. VM provides a direct and highly efficient way to solve problems and keep the process on track in a fully encompassing and systematic manner.

Themes

The sub-themes include but are not limited to:

Servicing your engine

- Improving the process and product
- Adding Value with VE
- Systematic reviewing for better performance
- G etting more for less
- VM tools and techniques

Overtaking the competition

- VM for success
- Change management and re-engineering
- New VM directions in business
- Idea generation and innovative enterprises
- Global opportunities for VM

Planning out your route

- Forward planning with strategic VM
- VM for transparency and accountability
- Management risks and assessing consequences
- Identifying and solving problems at key stages of product development
- Partnering and collaboration

Dealing with breakdowns

- Consensus Facilitation
- What to do when things go wrong
- Experiences with difficult clients and workshops
- How to deliver bad news positively
- Identifying roadblocks and bottlenecks,...

Important Dates

Deadline for Abstracts Submission January 31, 2005
Notification of Abstracts Acceptance February 28, 2005
Deadline for Full Papers Submission March 31, 2005

Submission Details

We welcome abstracts of originality, relevance to the theme, soundness and clarity. Word limit of the abstracts should not exceed 300 words and the abstracts should be written in English. All abstracts submitted will be reviewed by the Committee and a final decision will be made by the Conference Director, in consultation with relevant reviewers. Please submit your abstract to the Conference Secretariat via email hkivm@icc.com.hk