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Myanmar Construction Summit

11-12 Mar, 2014 - Yangon, MYANMAR

PARKROYAL Yangon

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11 Mar, 2014 - Tuesday

Opening Address by:

His Excellency U Kyaw Lwin
Union Minister of Construction

09:10

Chairman’s Remarks

Langdon & Seah (Thailand) Ltd
09:15

Urban Planning & Development Initiative for the Greater Yangon

Strategic Urban Development Plan of the Greater Yangon set by YCDC, Yangon Region Government and Ministry of Construction, themed "Yangon 2040, The Peaceful and Beloved Yangon; A City of Green and Gold". The four pillars of development vision are:
- To be an International HUB City
- To be a Comfortable City
- To be a Well-Managed Infrastructure City
- To be a City of Good-Governance

09:45

Infrastructure Development & Tender Directive In Myanmar

10:15

Tower & Fiber Constructions for Telecom Infrastructure of the New Emerging Economy

Yatanarpon Teleport Public Co., Ltd.
10:45

Discussion followed by Networking Coffee

11:20

Building Basics: Legal Considerations for Construction Businesses in Myanmar

- Investment structures for construction businesses
- Required permits and licenses
- Foreign exchange and repatriation issues

11:50

Customs Procedure & Tariff/Levy on Importation of Equipment & Materials for Construction Project

- Processes relating to Temporary Importation of Construction Equipment & Materials
- Taxes & levy on importation of materials and equipment

Daw. Aye Aye Htoo, Assistant Director
Myanmar Customs Department
12:20

Roadmap on Construction Projects of Roads, Bridges & Highways: Connecting Major Cities & Towns & Improving Accessibility in Myanmar

- Mapping of new or upgrading projects and timeline
- Contracting process and opportunities for foreign investors

Ministry of Construction, Myanmar
12:50

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

14:10

Afternoon's chairman

Myanmar Geoharbour Limited
14:15

Establishment of Cement Batching Plant for the Construction Needs in Myanmar

Mr. Tim Driver, VP Business Development
Young Holloman Corporation (JV of Young Investment Group & Holloman Corporation)
14:45

The New Myanmar National Building Code and Guidelines for High Rise Building Construction Projects

Committee for Quality Control of High-rise Building Projects (CQHP)
15:15

Practical Challenges & Opportunities in Yangon Real Estate & Commercial Developments (Construction Management's Perspective)

Green Vision Construction Company

Green Vision Construction Company
15:45

Discussion followed by Networking Tea

16:15

Key Considerations for Effective Cost Management (Applicable for Myanmar) and to Avoid Overruns in Construction Projects

Langdon & Seah (Thailand) Ltd

Langdon & Seah (Thailand) Ltd
16:55

Project & Materials Management from the Rollout of the Low Cost Housing Construction Project

17:25

Panel Discussion: Experience in Managing Construction Project: Implementation & Operational Challenges

- Selection of the Right Local Partner/Contractor
- Ensuring Adequate Skilled Manpower for the Construction sector
- Overcoming the logistics and transportation of materials
- Managing cost overruns and effective cost management
- Project Quality Management & Ensuring Benchmark Practices
- Managing Expectation of Designs & Standards

Panelists

Green Vision Construction Company

Langdon & Seah (Thailand) Ltd

Final Discussion followed by End of Day 1

18:10

Networking Cocktail for ALL Speakers & Participants

12 Mar, 2014 - Wednesday
09:05

How Sri Lanka’s Construction Industry could Contribute to Myanmar

Hon. V.A.D. Lakshman Wasantha Perera, Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
09:15

Construction Practices in Myanmar

Polastri Wint & Partners
09:45

Future of Myanmar Railway – Infrastructure Developmental Projects & Opportunities

10:15

Public & Private Low-Cost Housing Construction Projects Timeline in the next 12 – 24 months in Myanmar: New Build & Upgrading/Refurbishing Works

- Projects, capacity and mapping (locations)
- Affordable Housing Initiative
- Procedures and Expectations for contractors (e.g. Speed up with Pre-Cast Concrete & Pre-Fabricated Component)

Daw. Moe Thida, Assistant Director
Dept of Human Settlement & Housing Development (DHSHD), Ministry of Construction
10:45

Discussion followed by Networking Coffee

11:15

New Advances in Ground Improvement Engineering with Overall Technology Briefings

Myanmar Geoharbour Limited
11:45

Engineering the Building for Seismic Resistance in Myanmar

- Selection of Approaches Structural Systems
- Performance Based Approached for Seismic Design
- Special Consideration for Tall Building Design

12:15

Economics & Viability of Pre-Cast Concrete Technology for Myanmar

- Cost, Economics & ROI
- What's Required to Setup the Production Plant, i.e. Resources, Land (Space), etc
- Pre-Cast Technology & How it works & How will it benefit Myanmar
- Case examples of production plants

Ma Ga Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
12:45

Techniques in Heritage Buildings Restoration that can be adopted in Myanmar

13:15

Final Discussion followed by Closing Lunch

End of Summit.

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