Major Infrastructure Projects & Cost Overruns: Research Meets Practice
This session will discuss the latest research on public infrastructure cost overrun causation, the praxis of project cost estimation and risk management, followed by an exploration of possible mitigation strategies for cost overrun problems. Attendees will have the opportunity for a lively debate and discussion on the topic.
How to use LinkedIn
How well do you know LinkedIn? YQS first event of the year is all things LinkedIn profiles.
Join us and guest speaker Mick Donaghy as we navigate the dos and don’ts of LinkedIn and how as a student or recent graduate you can stand out to future employers.
Contract Administration: Finding True Partners in Construction
This presentation will discuss possible mechanisms to develop team behaviors that could support enhanced performance and create an environment less adversarial, and more collaborative than conventional contracting, without compromising the functional requirements of a conventional contract.
How Data can be managed by the modern age Quantity Surveyor
The word ‘Data’ can be defined as “Facts and Statistics collected together for reference or analysis.” The skill of analysing data is a much-needed skill in the modern Quantity Surveyors arsenal.
This session is sponsored by RIB
Becoming an Influential Communicator
Join Danette Fenton-Menzies in this one-hour session on how to become an influential communicator and leader.
The 2021 Federal Government Budget
On May 11 the Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg delivered the 2021 Federal Budget. What are the main impacts arising from the budget on quantity surveyors and their businesses?
Design Cost Advice, Cost Planning and Cost Engineering (Core-1)
This session will be presented by Ramesh Palikila, FAIQS CQS and will cover: strategic planning, budgetary process, cost estimating and cost planning.
What is Digital Engineering to a Quantity Surveying Professional?
We have brought together a panel of digital engineering and quantity surveying experts who will share an overview of the built environment’s digital journey and explain where our profession sits today.
AIQS Middle East (Region 2) Membership Induction
The Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) – International Chapter Region 2 are pleased to invite all interested members to elevate their membership and non-members to join AIQS.
Contract Documentation and Procurement - Part 1
Lokitha Karavita MAIQS CQS will use this session to discuss the importance of procurement and how to choose the best procurement method.
Special Features of Heritage Buildings and their Impact on Cost Control
Budgeting and cost control for heritage buildings are quite different from capital works projects.
Speaker Thomas Wong will share his hands-on experience on budgeting and cost control for heritage buildings.
Early Contractor Engagement Contracts (ECE/ECI) and pre market engagement processes
These methods of contracting on larger projects are being increasingly used and add a new level of complexity including for consultants to projects.
Brian Ambler, will walk through how ECE/ECI works and their varying benefits to projects.
A wrap up of key cases and legal updates
In this session, Phillip Coady, Partner at Vincent Young Lawyers will address recent key cases and legal updates in the construction and infrastructure sector including COVID19 claims and the new NSW SOP Act.