The construction industry plays a key role in helping Malaysia move towards realising Vision 2020. However, construction disputes abound. Enhancing the level of knowledge of construction law, may help reduce formal disputes. If this is achieved, less time and money would be wasted in resolving disputes and more effort could be put on getting construction projects completed on time, within budget, and to the contracted quality. Among the construction industry’s vision includes enhancing quality in construction, increasing productivity, reducing incidences of non-payment, and help avoid or resolve disputes more efficiently.
Professor Sr Dr Wan Maimun Wan Abdullah
Presentation 1 : The Making of CIDB Construction Law Report [ 9.40 am – 10.00 am]
Currently she is director of Khalid Ahmad Architects, sits in the Board of Director of AZSB, and Professor Adjunct for UTM. Her career in construction industry spans 36 years in both public and private sectors. She was RISM 49th President making her the first lady president in RISM history. Currently she holds the post of President of Association of Women in Construction Malaysia, Board of Director for Malaysia Services Incorporated, Vice-President of Association of Construction Project Manager, RISM councillor, BQSM Board Member, and NAPSEC council member. She is also Chairman of QS Accreditation Council of BQSM and sits in various national working committees of CIDB.
Ir Harbans Singh K.S
Presentation 2 : Construction Law Report – Common Causes of Dispute [ 10.30 am – 12.30 pm]
Harbans Singh is a Professional & Chartered Engineer, Chartered Arbitrator, Mediator, Adjudicator, Advocate and Solicitor (non-practising). He commenced his career with the PWD/JKR, Malaysia before joining an international German consultancy practice and then in Koblenz as a designer, resident engineer and contract administrator. Later, Harbans served with a local consultancy firm and presently is heading HSKS Dispute Resolution Chambers. He is a regular contributor to “The Ingenieur”, “The Malayan Law Journal”, “The Law Review” and other publications. Harbans is also the author of a series of four books entitled ‘Harbans’ Engineering and Construction Contracts Management’, co-author of “Construction Law in Malaysia” & “The PAM Contract 2006”, contributor to ‘The Malaysian Standard Precedents and Forms (Vol.N)’ and is a regular speaker at courses/seminars and conferences.
Dr Noushad Ali Naseem Ameer Ali
Presentation 3 :Construction Contracts [ 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm ]
Dr Naseem is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying at the School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Massey University, Albany Auckland. He has over 30 years of professional experience in project management, quantity surveying, construction contracts management, and dispute resolution services including arbitration, adjudication, and mediation. He is currently the member of theNew Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyor Auckland Branch Board and serves as a council member of the Society of Construction Law, New Zealand. He acted as expert witness in arbitration and the courts, and acted as consultant for both client organizations and construction companies. Not only that, he has published over 30 publications of journal articles, conference proceedings, industry reports, and legal commentary.
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