NEC Asia Pacific Users' Group Seminar 2016, Hong Kong

21 November, 2016 | 12:45 - 18:00

Join us for our annual seminar in Hong Kong.
Join us for our annual seminar in Hong Kong.

About this event

This event is a unique opportunity for the NEC community to come together to share best practice, explore opportunities, discuss the latest NEC3 case studies and hear from industry experts.

The opening address by HON Chi-keung Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) at Development Bureau of HK SAR, NEC Asia-Pacific Users' Group Chairman, will include an update on the Bureau's plans for the roll out of the projects announced at the 2015 Conference and a preview of forthcoming projects.

The APUG16 aims to:

  • Provide practical insight on the use of the additional clauses (Z clauses)
  • Explore relevant case studies and learn from the challenges
  • Promote the avoidance of disputes
  • Explore the open booking accounting applied to NEC Contracts
  • Answer audience queries on NEC usage
  • Incentivise beneficial use of NEC Contracts through the project life-cycle

Highlights of the APUG16 include:

  • Additional clauses & Avoiding disputes workshops by Robert Gerrard, UK NEC Users' Group Secretary, and Ben Walker, NEC Consultant
  • Open book accounting workshop by Hayman Choi, Divisional Director at Mott Macdonald HK
  • Private Sector Case Study presentation by Sing Mo Ho, Chief Procurement Officer at CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd
  • Public Sector Case Study presentation by a Representatives of ASD/Leighton in Tin Shui Wai Hospital project

Why attend?

  • Enrich your knowledge of the progress, challenges and developments for NEC3 in Asia Pacific region
  • Ensure you are empowered to comply with the Hong Kong Government commitment to use NEC3 contracts for all its projects tendered in 2015/16
  • Learn about the successful application of NEC3 across large-scale public and private projects in the area
  • Be clear on how the application of NEC3 to your projects will develop smoother project management and greater collaboration between parties
  • Take part in the workshop sessions which provide practical learning from NEC experts
  • Get involved in the interactive panel session designed to promote discussion and allow users to share experiences with the contracts
  • Network and strengthen working relationships with delegates at the cocktail reception which concludes the event

Register via www.neccontract.com

Agenda

Time Subject
12:00 - 12:45 Registration, lunch and networking
12:45 - 13:00 Welcome and Opening Address
HON Chi-keung, Permanent Secretary for Development (Works) at Development Bureau of HK SAR, NEC Asia-Pacific Users' Group Chairman
  • Update on the Bureau's plans for the roll out of the projects announced at the 2015 Conference
  • Preview of forthcoming projects
13:00 - 13:40 Session 1A
NEC in Practice: Public Sector Case Study
Representatives of ASD/Leighton in Tin Shui Wai Hospital project*

Session 1B
Additional Clauses: Good Practice
Robert Gerrard - Users' Group Secretary
Ben Walker - NEC Consultant
13:45 - 14:25 Session 2A
Avoiding and Resolving Disputes
Robert Gerrard - Users' Group Secretary
Ben Walker - NEC Consultant

Session 2B
NEC in Practice: Private Sector Case study
Sing Mo Ho - Chief Procurement Officer at CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd
14:30 - 14:50 Refreshment break
14:50 - 15:30 Session 3A
Open Book Accounting
Hayman Choi - Divisional Director at Mott Macdonald HK

Session 3B
Additional Clauses: Good Practice
Robert Gerrard - Users' Group Secretary
Ben Walker - NEC Consultant
15:40 - 16:30 Panel Discussion
16:30 - 16:40 Class of 2016 Celebration
16:40 - 16:55 Closing Remarks
TO Christopher - Executive Director of the Construction Industry Council
17:00 onwards Drinks reception and networking
 

* Content and speakers subject to final confirmation.

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