The 9th International Value Management Conference 2008
“Achieving Sustainable Values through Collaboration”
30-31 October 2008
Hong Kong SAR, China
Dear Marcos A. Buzzato,
We are pleased to inform you that the 9th International Value Management Conference (IVMC08) will be held on 30th and 31st October 2008 at the InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong. This Conference is a biannual event organized by The Hong Kong Institute of Value Management (HKIVM), which is a non-profit making institution to promote the application of Value Management (VM) in Hong Kong.
Our conference main theme titled “Achieving Sustainable Values through Collaboration” 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. Our sub-themes are listed below:
How VM can assist in the definition of sustainability?
How VM can unblock difficulties for sustainable issues where major conflicts of stakeholders arise?
How VM can assist building relationships and business partners?
How VM uses collaboration and consensus to achieve better detail outcomes?
How sustainable is VM?
Over the past 13 years, the HKIVM has successfully organised a total 8 international VM conferences which attracted over 200 overseas prestige VM experts from 18 countries. These conferences provide opportunity for these experts to share their valuable knowledge and tremendous experience with local professionals. We are also delighted to announce that we have successfully recruited a group of professionals from Australia, China,Germany, Japan, Singapore, Sweden, UK and USA to form an international scientific committee.
On behalf of the Conference Organizing Committee, we cordially invite you and your colleagues to submit abstracts relating to our sub-themes or any topics related to VM. Please find enclosed the Call for Paper flyer for your information and a list of key dates is given below:
1 March 2008 Start of abstract submission
30 April 2008 Deadline for abstract submission
31 May 2008 Notification of confirmed abstracts
31 July 2008 Deadline for full paper submission
In addition, we would like to seek your kind assistance in promoting this conference by circulating this email and the enclosed file to your counterparts and relevant institutions at your convenience.
For further information, you are welcome to visit our web-site atwww.hkivm.com.hk or please kindly contact our Conference Secretariatoffice at:
Ms. Belinda Chan / Ms. Katherine Chow / Mr. Sam Leung
Tel: +852 2372 0090, Fax: +852 2372 0490
Thank you very much for your attention and we are looking forward to meeting up with you and sincerely hope that you can participate in the IVMC08.
For and on behalf of the IVMC08 Conference Organising Committee
Jacky K.H. CHUNG
Editor / Technical Director
The Hong Kong Institute of Value Management