The 5th International Conference on Multi-national Joint Ventures for Construction Works
Date: October 21 - 22, 2009
Venue: International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- Kyoto University (Japan)
- IIUM (Malaysia)
Kyoto University Global COE Program "Global Center for Education and Research on Human Security Engineering for Asian Megacities"
Number of attendants: more than 120
The Fifth International Conference on Multi-national Joint Ventures for Construction Works was held at IIUM on October 21-22, 2009. The conference aims to promote research and development and to provide an international platform for practitioners and researchers to discuss various subjects in the area of multinational joint ventures.
The conference started with two keynote speeches. International lawyer Mr. Gordon L. Jaynes firstly addressed the perils of joint ventures in construction from the point of view of construction law. Another Keynote speaker, Prof. Graham Winch provided a conceptual framework for understanding all the transactions within the project coalition in construction joint ventures.
In the conference, more than 120 participants, who came from Malaysia, Korea, Thailand, Iran, Australia, UK, USA and Japan, exchanged opinions related to the management of multi-national joint ventures for construction works from the point of view of project scheme, dispute resolution, project management, project governance and Public Private Partnership (PPP).
All the papers presented during this seminar are included in the seminar's proceedings titled "5th International Conference on Multi-national Joint Ventures for Construction Works". The next seminar will be held in 2010 in Kyoto, Japan.