“The construction industry is ripe for disruption. Large projects across asset classes typically take 20 percent longer to finish than scheduled and are up to 80 percent over budget. Construction productivity has actually declined in some markets since the 1990s; financial returns for contractors are often relatively low—and volatile.”
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The Hong Kong Branch July event was about the success and failure of megaprojects. An interesting talk entitled “Industrial megaprojects – Key Drivers of Success and Failure” was delivered by Ms. Karine Cung of Independent Project Analysis (IPA). The presentation was held at the Wharney Guang Dong Hotel, Wanchai.
The May event of APM Hong Kong branch was held at Wharney Guang Dong Hotel Hong Kong on 17th May 2016 evening following the AGM on the same day. The interesting topic is “Building Homes across the Globe with Habitat for Humanity” presented by Ms Ruth Bailey with Habitat for Humanity (HFH).
The following members of APM were voted in as the Hong Kong branch committee at the recent Annual General Meeting held on 17th May 2016
The following members of APM have nominated themselves for the Hong Kong branch committee for the forthcoming year.
The November event of APMHK was held at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Kellett Island on 17th November 2015. The interesting event entitled “Strategic Business Alignment Enablement through P3M” was presented by Mr. Lui Sieh, Regional Director (Asia Middle East) of G4S, the largest international security solution group. The presentation was about strategic business alignment, through successful delivery of project, programme and portfolio management (P3M), to achieve project success.
On the 22nd September 2015 a presentation by Deacons Solicitors entitled “Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong” was given at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club. It was delivered jointly by KK Cheung and Joseph Chung, partners of the Construction and Arbitration Department at Deacons. Over thirty members and guests attended the event.
Delivered by Ir Ronan Collins, the July event was about Building Information Modelling (BIM), which is a global digital construction technology. The presentation was delivered by Ir Ronan Collins, an experienced BIM manager and a professional member of HKIBIM, on Thursday 21st July 2015 and it attracted a very high attendance of nearly 50 members and guests.
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