programme overview

programme overview

PAQS 2022 Congress Programme

9th September 2022, Friday 

Young QS Venue: ibis Singapore on Bencoolen, 170 Bencoolen St, Singapore 189657
Golf Tournerment Venue: Tanah Merah Country Club Tampines Course, 151 Xilin Ave, Singapore 486798

Time Session
Full Day

Young QS

ibis Singapore on Bencoolen

8.00 am - 1.00 pm

Golf Tournerment

Tanah Merah Country Club Tampines Course

End of Day


Sub Committee Meeting
10th September 2022, Saturday

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Singapore, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

Time Session
9.00 am - 11.00 am  Sustainability Committee Meeting
10.00 am - 1.00 pm Research Committee Meeting
11.00 am - 1.00 pm  BIM Committee Meeting
2.00 pm - 5.00 pm Education Committee Meeting
End of Day


Board Meeting
11th September 2022, Sunday

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Singapore, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

Time Session
9.00 am - 6.00 pm Board Meeting
7.30 pm - 10.30 pm

President's Dinner (Invite Only)

Yardbird Southern Table and Bar

End of Day


Main Conference (Day 1)
12th September 2022, Monday

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Singapore, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

Time Session
8.00am Registration
9.05am - 9.10am

Country Flag March In

9.10am - 9.20am

Welcome speech by SISV QS Division President

Mr Wong Kin Hoong

President (QS Division), SISV Chairman, Chairman of PAQS 2022 Organising Committee

9.20am - 9.30am

Opening Speech by PAQS Chairperson

Prof. Chitra Weddikkara

Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Sri Lanka (IQSSL) Chairperson, PAQS

9.30am - 9.45am

Speech by Guest of Honor

Ms Indranee Rajah

Minister, Prime Minister's Office, Second Minister for Finance and Second Minister for National Development 

Full Speech

9.45am - 10.15am

Panel Discussion 


Mr Kelvin Wong, CEO, Building and Construction Authority

Mr Khoo Sze Boon, Managing Director, Turner & Townsend Singapore & Vietnam

Mr Tay Ter Long, Group Director, Contracts & Procurement, JTC Corporation


Moderated by

Prof Florence Ling, National University of Singapore 


Topic: Transformation of the Built Environment 

10.30am - 11.00am Tea Break
11.00am - 12.00pm

Keynote Presentation

Dr Ong See Lian

Past Chairman, PAQS; Past President, and Past Global President, RICS


Topic: Constructing A Sustainable Future for The QS Profession and The Built Environment

Live Q&A

Presentation Slide


12.00pm - 1.30pm Networking / Exhibition
1.30pm - 3.00pm

Parallel Session 1A

Chair: Anthony MILLS


Parallel Session 1B

Chair: Bruno Lot TANKO

*Breakout Room



A Comparison Between Traditional Quantity Take-Off Practices Vs BIM-Based Quantity Take-Off (BIM-QTO)


WONG, Jason, Glodon International; SEGHIER Taki Eddine, UCSI University;PEH Lu Chang, Singapore University of Social Science; LIU Ziwen, Singapore University of Social Science, Singapore

Presentation Slide


Smart Cities – What Technologies Can Eventually Do In The Built Environment


WONG Yi Min, SISV, Singapore; LEONG, Vincent Poh Man, BKAsiaPacific



A Discussion On How QSs Manage Project Cost Deliverables In The Digital Age – Singapore’s Perspective


ZHANG, Claire Pei, Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers, Singapore


A Key To Make Sustainable Buildings People Centric: User-Environment Interactions


GOH Cheng Siew, YANG Khai Sheng, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia

Presentation Slide



Recipes In Manoeuvering Building Information Modelling (BIM) To Quantity Surveying Profession


NADZIRAH Zainordin; WONG Wai Kuen, KHOO Sui Lai, UCSI, Malaysia


Presentation Slide

PAQS Congress 2022: Smart, Sustainable And Resilient Cities: Evolving Brains And Brawn


SEAH Eugene, Surbana Jurong, Singapore

3.00pm - 3.30pm Interval Break
3.30pm - 4.30pm

Keynote Presentation

Prof Roger Flanagan 

Professor at the School of Construction Management and Engineering, University of Reading


Topic: The future is different-Transforming cost management services to compete in the international construction market

Live Q&A


4.30pm - 6.00pm

Parallel Session 2A

Chair: Florence LING


Parallel Session 2B

Chair: WONG Yi Min  

*Breakout Room



Value Management Practices In New Zealand Commercial Construction


FINNIE David, Otago Polytechnic; COCKROFT Joshua, Naylor Love; SENARATHNA Randima, Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin, New Zealand



Construction Cost Comparison Across Borders: The Role Of Purchasing Power Parity


CRUYWAGEN Hoffie, University of Pretoria, South Africa



Embodied Carbon Reduction: Insight Into The Maturity Of The New Zealand Construction Industry


SENARATHNA Randima, Otago Polytechnic; FINNIE David, Otago Polytechnic; HISLOP Joshua, Rider Levett Bucknall Auckland, New Zealand


The Value of Price Data for Quantity Surveying Professionals In Australia


MILLS Anthony, Deakin University; NALEWAIK Alexia, American University; GURMU Argaw, Deakin University; ONGKOWIJOYO Citra, Deakin University; YAO Wenying, University of Melbourne; LIEBERMAN Anthony, Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Australia



Identification of Digitalization Characteristics for The Surveying Practices Across The PAQS Country Members – Via an Interview Survey


NADZIRAH Zainordin; WONG Wai Kuen, KHOO Sui Lai, UCSI, Malaysia; LEUNG Mei-yung, The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors; City University of Hong Kong, China; CHAN Seki Ka Ching, City University of Hong Kong, China; ANGKY Dharma Angkasa, Ikatan Quantity Surveyors Indonesia, Indonesia; BOWEN Paul, University of Cape Town, South Africa; HAMID Haelly,Ikatan Quantity Surveyors Indonesia, Indonesia; HUMDHAN Mohamed, Pertubuhan Ukur, Jurutera dan Arkitek, Negara Brunei Darussalam, Brunei; LING Florence Yean Yng, Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers; National University of Singapore, Singapore; YOKOZAWA Masato, The Building Surveyor’s Institute of Japan, Japan; ZHANG Hong, China Engineering Cost Association; Beijing University of Civil Engineer and Architecture, China


Presentation Slide

Agility In-House Database Through Human Retooling To Provide Competitiveness Cost Estimation


KHAIDIR Ariffin, PETRONAS and Nurul Aminah M Azmi, PETRONAS, Malaysia


End of Day 1 Conference Programme


Main Conference (Day 2)
13th September 2022, Tuesday

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre Singapore, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956

Time Session
9.00am - 10.00am

Keynote Presentation

Mr. Pierpaolo Franco

Vice President, International Business Development, Glodon Company Limited


Topic: Digital Transformation in Built Environment from Concept to Solution – a QS Perspective

Live Q&A


10.00am - 10.30am Interval Break
10.30am - 12.00pm

Parallel Session 3A

Chair: ANG Yu Qian


Parallel Session 3B

Chair: GOH Cheng Siew

*Breakout Room



Driving Digital Transformation In The Built Environment Industry: A Proposed Holistic Digital Transformation Framework (HDTF) In Cost Management


ONG Myke, Glodon, Malaysia; LIU Ziwen, Singapore University of Social Science; PEH Lu Chang, Singapore University of Social Science; FARIQ Nazirul, Glodon, Malaysia

Presentation Slide


The Conducive Working Environment To Improve Employees’ Productivity- A Case Study From Mental Wellbeing’s Perspective


ZHANG Claire Pei, Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers, Singapore; LI Ruiwu, O2WORK Pte Ltd Singapore; FENG Lei, National University of Singapore, Singapore 



Lump Sum Contracts In Uncertain Times: How Do We Make Our Construction Contracts Future Proof?


PADILLA Jose Carlo, Cost Manager, Turner & Townsend

Presentation Slide



Employees’ Attitudes Towards Hybrid Working – A Study Of Quantity Surveyors In Singapore


GUO Yunting, LIAN Khin Ming Jonathan, TAY En Rong, Stephen, National University of Singapore

Presentation Slide




Effects Of Disruption On Construction Materials


CHANG Stanley Hon Wah; CHEW Jin Jeak; WONG Rachel Chyn Lin; CHIN Wei Sun; CHAN Lei Onn, RLB, Singapore


Presentation Slides


Reimagining The Quantity Surveying Practice In The Post COVID-19 Pandemic


ANAVHE Paul, CPD Partnership, Kaduna, Nigeria; OLANREWAJU AbdulLateef, UTAR Malaysia; SANMARGARAJA Shalini and ONI Olatoyese, UTAR Malaysia



12.00pm - 1.30pm  Networking Lunch / Exhibition
1.30pm - 1.40pm

ICMS Updates

Ms Amara Buyse

Head of Public Affairs, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)

Topic: The International Cost Management Standard (ICMS), a Journey from Cost to Carbon 

1.40 pm - 2.10pm

ICMS Panel Discussion


Ms Agnete Skytte, President, European Council of Construction Economists, MANECO

Mr Sr Lim Kok Sang, Treasurer, ASEAN Quantity Surveyors Association (AQSA) 

Mr Karl Trusler, Director Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS)


Moderated by: 

Ms Amara Buyse, Head of Public Affairs, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)


Topic: The ICMS Coalition: a View from its Members and Trustees 

2.10pm - 3.10pm

Parallel Session 4A

Chair: Claire ZHANG


Parallel Session 4B

Chair: Hoffie CRUYWAGEN

*Breakout Room



Data Science And Machine Learning For Quantity Surveying: A Brief Perspective


ANG Yu Qian, MIT

Presentation Slide


Prefabricated Prefinished Volumetric Construction (PPVC) Development In Singapore


HUAN Jacqueline, Northcroft Lim, Singapore

Presentation Slide



Towards a Framework of Internet of Things (IoT) In Smart Buildings: Bibliometric And Scientometric Approach


TANKO Bruno Lot, University of Reading, Malaysia

Presentation Slide


Environmental And Thermal Comfort Assessment Of Different Wall Types For A School Building During Pandemic


CHAN Ryan; ATIENZA Emmanuel; ONGPENG Jason Maximino; De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines


3.10pm – 3.40pm Interval Break
3.40pm – 4.40 pm

Motivational Speaker - Simone Heng 

Power of Human Connection

4.40pm - 5..00pm

Prize Ceremony 

(IWATA award, PAQS Congress best paper award, Golf Challenge Trophy)

5.00pm - 5.10pm Congress Flag Handover to PAQS Host 2023
5.10pm - 5.20pm

Address by Organizing Committee Chair of PAQS 2023

Sr Nazir Bin Muhamad Nor

Organizing Chair of PAQS 2023

5.20PM - 5.30pm

Closing address by PAQS 2022 Organising Chairman 

Mr Wong Kin Hoong

President (QS Division), SISV Chairman, Chairman of PAQS 2022 Organising Committee

7.30pm- 10.45pm Gala Dinner
End of Day 2 Conference Programme