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Singapore
Friday, October 28, 2022
9am-5.30pm (GMT +8)
SCL Singapore – 3rd Focus on Asia Conference 2022 Construction Post Covid – Getting Back to Business?

About this Conference

As the construction industry (both in Singapore and the region) considers how it can return from the torment inflicted by the global pandemic, we explore the critical success factors for the industry as it navigates the new normal. In this light, what role does Sustainability play in the conversation? Is the industry sufficiently resilient to come back stronger and more efficient? What avenues for reimagination are there for the industry in light of disrupted supply chains and increasing cost pressures? Is reform overdue? How are we getting back to business? Join us at our 3rd “Focus on Asia Conference” 2022 as we explore these issues affecting the construction industry from Project Inception and Design, Financing, through to Contract Implementation and more! We are privileged to have Mr. Kelvin Wong, CEO of the Building and Construction Authority of Singapore, join us for our opening Keynote Session “In Conversation with The Building and Construction Authority of Singapore”. The Annual Conference will also host some of the foremost construction law practitioners, senior in-house counsel and industry experts to provide delegates a series of four sessions which focus on: • Rethinking Buildings – Challenges and Opportunities of Transitioning to Net Zero • Reimagining Finance - Sustainable Investment and Financing of Large-Scale Infrastructure • Re-Engineering Project Conception - Implementation till Completion and Beyond • Reforming The Energy Industry – A Debate on The Motion “This House Believes That Renewables are the Beating Heart of a Sustainable Future” This year, as part of our 20th Anniversary Celebrations, we will hold our annual dinner after the Conference at the Grand Marquee at Hotel Fort Canning. Conference delegates attending in-person will enjoy a special rate to stay on for dinner. We also welcome members and friends of SCL (Singapore) to join us for a night of camaraderie and networking over good food and drinks.

About Our Keynote Speaker

Mr. Kelvin Wong CEO, Building and Construction Authority of Singapore Mr. Kelvin Wong is the Chief Executive Officer of the Building and Construction Authority (BCA). He joined BCA on the 27 July 2020 as the CEO-Designate before taking on the appointment as CEO on 2 November 2020. Prior to joining BCA, Kelvin was the Executive Vice President of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB). At the EDB, Kelvin oversaw the development of strategic growth engines in Hub Services and Supply Chain & Connectivity as well as the board’s new businesses and policy and planning divisions. Kelvin started his career with EDB in 1996 and has helmed various key portfolios including logistics, professional services and urban solutions. Mr Wong is a Glaxo-EDB scholar who graduated from the Imperial College, University of London (Masters in Communications and Signal Processing and a First Class Honours in Electronics and Electrical Engineering) in 1996.

Who Should Attend?

• Architects, developers, contractors, engineers, project managers, consultants, managing agents, management corporations and other professionals involved in the construction industry who deal with legal, regulatory and contractual issues

• Construction consultants

• Lawyers

• In-house counsel & legal officers working in the construction industry • Law, building & construction academics and students

 

For more details and to register for the conference, please click HERE.