The Fourth Built Environment Conference

Venue: Zambezi Sun

Location: Livingstone, Zambia

Event Date/Time: May 17, 2009 End Date/Time: May 19, 2009
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The organizers aim to bring together researchers, academics, administrators and practitioners representing educational institutions, government agencies, contracting organizations, consulting enterprises, financial institutions, and other construction-related organizations from Southern Africa and the rest of the world.
Why Should You Attend

The main topics to be explored include:

* Sustainable construction
* Education and Professional Development
* Service delivery /Customer service
* Information Technology
* Legislation and Regulatory Framework
* Safety, Health, Environment and Quality
* Construction Industry Development
* International Construction
* Risk Management
* Housing

Objectives of the Conference

* To provide a forum for multi-disciplinary Interaction between academics and practitioners
* To provide an internationally recognised, accredited conference for the built environment
* To disseminate innovative and cutting edge practices
* To contribute to the built environment body of knowledge(BEBOK)

Conference Outcomes

Through this conference, we wish to find answers to the following :

* What changes would lead to improvements?
* How can informal technology contribute to improvement?
* What are the barriers to change?
* What economic levers can be used?
* How can informal construction sector and SMME problems be addressed?
* How can education, training, and professional development be improved?
* How can all industry participants be integrated?
* How can communication and management difficulties be addressed?
* How can diversity be promoted?
* How can the regulatory environment be more effective?


Additional Information

Located alongside Victoria Falls in Zambia Location: Zambezi Sun, Livingstone, Zambia Price: Varies for members, non-members and exhibitors