Symposium Associate Partners

Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom

Ranked in the top 400 universities world-wide in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2013-14, the exceptional student experience Liverpool John Moores University offers is founded on high quality teaching, ground-breaking research and dedicated staff throughout the university.

More info at http://www.ljmu.ac.uk

Centre for Innovation in Construction and Infrastructure Development (CICID), The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The Centre for Innovation in Construction and Infrastructure Development (CICID) based at the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Hong Kong, was established in November 2002. The aims include fostering continuous improvements, while targeting excellence in the construction industry in general and infrastructure development in particular, through the development of innovative strategies and techniques.

More info at http://www.civil.hku.hk/cicid

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras), India

Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one among the foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education, basic and applied research. The institute has sixteen academic departments and a few advanced research centres in various disciplines of engineering and pure sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organized in unique pattern of functioning.

More info at http://www.iitm.ac.in

Western Sydney University, Australia

Western Sydney University is a world-class university with a growing international reach and reputation for academic excellence and impact-driven research. It is ranked amongst the top three percent of universities in the world, globally focused, research-led and committed to making a positive impact – at a regional, national and international level. It was established as a modern university in 1989 from its predecessors dating back to 1891. The WSU currently have over 40,000 students in a sprawling series of campuses across the Western Sydney region.

More info at https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/

East Carolina University

East Carolina University is located in the coastal plains region of North Carolina in the city of Greenville. Greenville has a broad range of cultural, social, and community activities. East Carolina University is the fastest growing and third largest university among the 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina (UNC) system with over 29,000 students. The College of Engineering and Technology is comprised of four departments: Computer Science, Construction Management, Engineering, and Technology Systems. The College serves over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

More info at http://www.ecu.edu/

Colombo School of Construction Technology (CSCT), Sri Lanka

The CSCT was established in 2008, with the motto ‘Sapientia et Doctrina’, which is Latin for Wisdom and Learning. It strives to create a learning environment to nurture the development of critical thinking skills; support innovation; and develop knowledge and expertise of our students. CSCT faculty have expertise in a broad range of specialties and have developed curriculums in each of the programs that meet the needs of the construction industry.

More info at http://www.csct.edu.lk

CIB-W122: Public Private Partnership

The CIB Working Commission on PPP was established in February 2017 to replace the former CIB Task Group TG72 – Public Private Partnership. The Commission will provide an international research and development platform for academics, practitioners and policy experts in the field at international, national and regional levels through seminars, meetings, other fora and publications.

More info at http://site.cibworld.nl/db/commission/browserecord_comnr.php?&commission_no=W122

Built Environment Project and Asset Management (BEPAM): Journal, published by Emerald Group Publishing

BEPAM provides, a unique one-stop forum that publishes peer-reviewed research and innovative developments in both project management and asset / facilities management of building and civil engineering infrastructure. The journal also targets important interface issues between the planning, design and construction activities on the one hand, and the management of the resulting built assets / facilities on the other. Launched in 2011, BEPAM is well established internationally, e.g., being encouraged by CIB, recognised by the Australian Business Deans Council and indexed in SCOPUS, EBSCO, INSPEC and the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) of Thomas Reuters.

More info at http://www.emeraldinsight.com/bepam.htm