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9th cidb PG Conference
The 9th cidb PG Conference
The cidb postgraduate (PG) conference brings together postgraduate students and construction industry stakeholders with a view to providing an international forum for discussing the current issues relevant to the development of the construction...
9th cidb PG Conference
The 9th cidb PG Conference
The cidb postgraduate (PG) conference brings together postgraduate students and construction industry stakeholders with a view to providing an international forum for discussing the current issues relevant to the development of the construction...
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The 9th cidb PG Conference
The 9th cidb postgraduate conference 2016 brought together postgraduate students and construction industry stakeholders, providing an international forum for discussing the current issues relevant to the development of the construction sector.
The 9th cidb PG Conference
The 9th cidb postgraduate conference 2016 brought together postgraduate students and construction industry stakeholders, providing an international forum for discussing the current issues relevant to the development of the construction sector.

The 9th cidb PG Conference 2016

Emerging trends in construction organizational practices and project management knowledge areas


1 - 4 February, 2016 | Cape Town, South Africa


Overview

The cidb postgraduate conference is hosted every two years and aims to bring together construction industry stakeholders: academics, public administrators, professionals in the public sector (government ministries, department and agencies) and private practice (contracting organizations, consulting firms) and other related bodies and institutions (financial and legal), with a view to providing an international forum for discussing the current issues relevant to the development of the construction sector, and an opportunity for postgraduate students to present their work to an international audience.

Objective

The objective of the 9th edition of the cidb conference is to explore emerging trends in the construction sector, focusing on:

  • The construction project delivery processes; and
  • Construction organizational practices and project management knowledge areas.

Conference main topics/sub-themes:

1. Emerging Trends in Construction Projects Delivery

  • Trends in project planning/feasibility studies
  • Trends in project procurement
  • Trends in international construction issues
  • Trends in ethical issues and industrial relations
  • Trends in legislations and regulations
  • Trends in construction education
  • Trends in information technologies
  • Trends in housing policies
  • Trends in urban design and development

2. Construction Trends in Strategic Management

  • Trends in risk management
  • Trends in total quality management (TQM)
  • Trends in resilience and disaster Management
  • Trends in cultural and societal management
  • Trends in project life cycle management
  • Trends in project management
  • Trends in knowledge creation and management

3. Emerging Trends in Organizational Practices and Procedures in Construction

  • Trends in business development strategies
  • Trends in human resource (HR) & career development
  • Trends in continuous professionals development (CPD)
  • Trends in leadership system
  • Trends in marketing strategies
  • Trends in genders issues
  • Trends in corporate social responsibility (CSR)

Abstract and paper submissions are welcomed on the above topics using the online submission system.