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Building Specifiers Conference to be held on Jan 31

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Colombo School of Construction Technology (CSCT), Sri Lanka and Showcraft International Pvt. Ltd., Sri Lanka associated with Futurex Trade Fair and Events Pvt. Ltd., India, announced the upcoming conference under the umbrella of Building Specifiers 
Conference 2017. 
It is to be held on 31st January at Cinnamon Grand, Colombo. The event is supported by JAT Holdings Pvt Ltd. and Alumex PLC as the title sponsors.
This conference will provide construction professionals and policy makers a platform for open discussion on the importance of specification and implementation of the same.  The objective behind this event is to bring forth the view points of all the experts including specifiers with respect to the need for the right specifications to ensure quality buildings in Sri Lanka. 
The highlight of the conference will be: What are specifications, why are they important, are there different kind of specifications, who should be involved in writing specifications, what could go wrong with a specification; Specification and estimation for achieving global standards in construction projects and value addition; Specification writing for civil construction; The importance of specifying in the construction projects; Pitfalls encountered in project management due to incorrect specifications; Uses of specification specifying techniques, specification coordination, guidance and operative procedure, types of specifications available Internationally.
Special guests for the day will be Minister Champika Ranawaka, Minister for Megapolis and Western Development; Eng. N. Rupasinghe, Secretary of Megapolis and Western Development, Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development; W.D. Ailapperuma, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Plantation Infrastructure; Dr. Michael E. Joachim, Construction Industry Development Authority (CIDA); T G Gamini Dharmawardana, Director General / CEO, Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI). 

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