Dear VIP Guests, Speakers, Ladies and Gentlemen,
On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee, I am honoured to extend our
warm welcome to our VIP guests, speakers, overseas visitors,
friends and colleagues to the 9th International Value
Management Conference (IVMC08).
We are delighted to have the
full support of the Department of Building and Real Estate
of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University as our co-organizer
and the generous contribution from our sponsors including
Henderson Land Development Company Limited, Evans & Peck (Hong Kong) Co Ltd, Hong Kong Housing Society as well as our supporting
organizations to make this event a success in bringing
innovative ideas and techniques to promote the application
of Value Management (VM) application in Hong Kong.
The conference theme "Achieving
Sustainable Values through Collaboration" provides a framework introducing how VM methodology can be applied to improve
the collaboration between business partners so as to
achieve sustainable values in long term working relationship.
The conference programme includes keynote presentations,
speaker presentations, VM workshop, panel discussion
and technical site visit, through which the delegates
can learn how to apply VM methodology and experience
the strength of it. The event provides a platform for
senior executives, professionals, facilitators, researchers
and students coming from all over the world to share
and exchange their professional knowledge and valuable
experience in VM.
Lastly, I wish to thank the
countless hours and immeasurable effort of the organizing
committee members and advisors, secretarial office members
and volunteers who have been relentless in their devotion
to bringing you their best. Please enjoy yourselves and
have a fantastic conference.
Jacky K.H. CHUNG
Chairman of the Organizing
Committee of IVMC08