PAQS CONGRESS 2019 23-27 August 2019 – Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
“Human Wisdom Amidst Emerging Technology”
The Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) is proud to organise and welcome delegates to the 23rd PAQS Congress 2019 with the theme “Human Wisdom Amidst Emerging Technology”.
PAQS 2019 will be a gathering of the best minds in Quantity Surveying and Cost Engineering. There will be many symposia, case sharing and research presentations on how to brave the current and imminent challenges facing the QS profession in particular, and the construction industry as a whole. The congress will be addressing each important topic to integrate contemporary and future technologies as well as concepts to elevate the profession and industry to greater heights.
We look forward to welcoming you to this exciting PAQS 2019 in Kuching, Sarawak.
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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The PAQS Congress 2019 is currently calling for abstracts for both industry and academic presentation submissions. We are seeking papers that will provoke debate, stimulate discussion, offer new ideas, learning and encourage the dissemination of research findings. Technical submissions from the industry professionals are encouraged on current or future projects, methodologies and technologies. We are encouraging academic submissions based on research outcomes and developments.
- Human Wisdom Amidst Emerging Technologies
- Leading From The Future
- Block Chain
- Big Data/Internet of Things
- Artificial Intelligence
- Exemplary Virtues (Dignity, Nobility, Integrity)
- Revolutionary Innovations (Disruption, Red Ocean, Blue Ocean)
PAQS 2019 Call for Abstracts (18 KB)
PAQS 2019 Abstract Template (13 KB)
PAQS-IWATA FOUNDATION ESSAY COMPETITION
Travelling Scholarship Competition
The Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors established the PAQS-Iwata Foundation in 2008 for the purpose of promoting the QS profession and the professional development of young quantity surveyors in the PAQS region. The Foundation is now sponsoring an international essay competition for young members from PAQS member countries.
The competition winner will receive travel airfares, 3 nights’ accommodation and full registration for their attendance at the next PAQS Annual Congress which will be held from 26th to 27th August 2019 in Kuching, East Malaysia.
Entries for the competition are now being accepted and will close on Monday, 3rd June 2019. Properly completed essays should be emailed to the PAQS Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entries will be judged by an international PAQS-Iwata Foundation panel who will announce the result by 21st June 2019. The panel’s decision is final.
The topic for the essay competition for 2019 is:
- “The need for human wisdom in managing emerging technologies in our profession”
PAQS-Iwata Competition Brochure 2019 (223 KB)