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14th International Convention of Melaka Twin Cities 2014 “Megaprojects - Concepts, Strategies, and Practices for Success” 1-2 April 2014 Venue: Date: Equatorial Hotel Melaka, Malaysia Organized By With Collaboration: Melaka Historic City Council “Melaka World Heritage City” Melaka State Government Ministry of Culture & Tourism Malaysia Board of Engineers Malaysia Malaysian Institute of Planners Construction Industry Development Board Board of Architects Malaysia Department of Occupational Safety and Health Malaysia


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Message by: The Right Honorable Datuk Seri Ir. Hj.Idris bin Hj.Haron The Chief Minister of Melaka , Malaysia I am very happy to welcome all the participants to the 14th Melaka Twin Cities International Convention 2014 which is being held in Melaka on the 1st & 2nd of April 2014. Yet, being a Historical City, Melaka has a lot to offer to visitors. I sincere hope that participants, both from overseas as well as from within Malaysia will have the opportunity at some point to explore and experience as much as you can, what the City has in store for you. The 14th International Convention of Melaka Twin Cities 2014 provides a wonderful platform on which all participants can meet, strengthen their friendship and enhance cooperation. I believe that this convention will contribute greatly to disseminate ideas and experience about the “Megaprojects - Concepts, Strategies, and Practices for Success” and I wholeheartedly wish this convention will benefited each and every one of you and your organization. I wish to urge all delegates to gather as much knowledge from this convention, and make use the knowledge for the benefit of your respective organization in particular, and to your cities as a whole. Looking forward to meet you all in April 2014 in the City of Historic Melaka! “Visit Historic Melaka Means Visit Malaysia” Thank you. Warmest regards


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Message by: Datuk Zainal Hj. Abu The Mayor of Melaka Historic City Council , Malaysia I am honored that the 14th International Convention of Melaka Twin Cities 2014 is to be held again in this beautiful City of Historic Melaka from 1st & 2nd April, 2014 with the theme “The Megaprojects - Concepts, Strategies, and Practices for Success”. Mega Project building vibrant innovation that can address the world’s most challenging problems. With another mining and resources boom on the horizon, a high level of activity is returning to the mega project market. Governments are also identifying the need to maintain key infrastructure assets, and build new structures according to community needs, so there has also been a significantly increased level of spending for the infrastructure of roads, rail, ports, power and bridges. Make the most of your time out of the office with one and a half day convention. I do hope you will find the convention beneficial for you , your organization and your city too. “Melaka-The World Heritage City” With best wishes


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AT A GLANCE The Melaka Historic City has established twinning relationship and cooperation with various cities since 1984, namely with City of Lisbon, Portugal (1984); City of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1989); City of Valparaiso, Chile (1991); Nanjing and Jiangsu Province, China (2001); Changsha, China (2004); Sawah Lunto, Indonesia (2004); Padang Panjang, Indonesia (20 The Twin Cities Convention is a platform to revitalize meeting for Melaka with Twinning Cities, Friendship Cities, partners and others in our continuous efforts towards strengthening existing relationship and partnership, and moving forward for innovative twinning in various aspects of mutual interest and benefits. The Twin Cities programmed started the Convention in April 2001 with an aim towards building better cities together until today. Experiences from abroad have provided some indicative guidelines on how to approach, conduct and manage twinning program. Melaka Twin Cities International Convention is a platform to gain much knowledge to learn and emulate from the successful foreign experiences in city twinning, whilst adapting the program to suit the local norms, values and culture.


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INTRODUCTION A megaproject is an extremely large-scale investment project. Megaprojects are typically defined as costing more than $1 billion and attracting a lot of public attention because of substantial impacts on communities, environment, and budgets. Megaprojects can also be defined as "initiatives that are physical, very expensive, and public. This one and a half day international convention will convene leading developers, architects, engineers and urban planners to explore megaprojects, both those constrained by cities. The Convention will address the issues faced and the lessons learned in developing and operating megaprojects based on other cities’ experience. But over the years, a number of large real estate developments (“megaprojects”) have challenged the adequacy and the effectiveness of the framework as a tool for modern city planning. Join us at a full-day exploration of megaprojects and how they will impact the future growth and development of our cities. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:1. A deeper understanding of the issues associated with megaproject development, including the financial, physical environmental, institutional challenges and sustainability such projects inevitably face over time. 2. UNDERSTAND and AWARENESS critical drivers for its success. megaprojects that require special strategies and 3. IDENTIFY the key criteria to select megaprojects that best meet business needs. 4. RECOGNIZE the resourcing needs to effectively manage, plan, and execute a megaproject. 5. DISCOVER the risks for defining and executing megaprojects and risk mitigation approaches. 6. NETWORK with other project professionals involved with megaprojects.


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WHO SHOULD ATTEND  Government Authorities,Ministries, City Councils & Local Governments Director Generals, Secretary Generals, Mayor,Heads of Unit, officer of :  Urban Planning & Development  Project Management  Contruction /Public Works  Transportation  Estate Management  City Management  Engineering & Contruction Firms,Consultations,Contractors & Builders Chairman,Presidents,CEOs,MDs,VPs,Directors,GMs,Principals,Partners and Head of:  Civil Engineering  Transportation Infrastructure  Projects  Environmental Engineering  Business Development  Architecture Firms MDs, Principals, Directors, Designers, Chiefs, Heads of:  Urban Planning  Architectural & Design  Sustainability  Green Buildings  Property Developers Chairman, Presidents,CEOs,MDs,Directors,GMs and Heads of:  Real Estate  Projects  Engineering, Housing & Human Settlements


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Convention Fees HOW TO REGISTER:  For Registration and Inquiries Please Contact (Sukhirah/Nadiatul Izma): Telephone +606 2859700 Ext : 6711/6712/6716 Fax +606 2324343 Email registration at Mail to MAIN SECRETARIAT TWIN CITIES 2014 Majlis Bandaraya Melaka Bersejarah, Graha Makmur, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak Ayer Keroh, Hang Tuah Jaya, 75450 Melaka, Malaysia Websites     Closing Date : 21st March 2014 ( Friday) On site 1 person 4 person of 1 Organization RM400 (Malaysian Participant) USD150 (Foreign Participant) RM1,500 (Malaysian Participant) Team Discounts MBMB recognizes the value of learning in teams. Take advantage of one of these special rates:  Groups of 4 or more booking on the convention at the same time from the same company receive a flat rate discount from the total registration fee  Please note : Only one discount applies for one organization Certification Participant will receive a certification of completion from Melaka Historic City Council which will acknowledge that you have earned:CCD point from (CIDB) CEP point from (DOSH) CPD point from (BEM) CPD from (MIP) CPD from (LAM) (TBC) = = = = = 15 point 10 point 6 point 2 point 6 point


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14th INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION OF MELAKA TWIN CITIES 2014 PROGRAM DAY 1 MONDAY 31 MARCH 2014 TIME 2:00pm – 6:00pm 3:00pm – 9:00pm PROGRAM Arrival of delegates / Check in Hotel Venue : Lobby Hotel Pre-Registration Venue : Lobby Hotel NOTES DAY 2 TUESDAY 1 APRIL 2014 TIME 8:00am 8:30am 9:00am 9:15am 9:45am 10:15am 10:15am – 10:30am PROGRAM Registration for convention participants Arrival of Guests Arrival of Distinguished Guest Arrival of Rt. Hon. Chief Minister of Melaka Prayer Recital Welcome speech by : Mayor of Melaka Historic City Council Opening speech by: Chief Minister of Melaka Grand Opening Gimmick Presentation of Souvenirs Tea break (for all participants) Press conference Venue : Phoenix Ballroom Foyer, Equatorial Hotel NOTES All Distinguished guest, all invited guests, VIP & convention participants 10:30am – 12:30pm Special meeting with : The Rt. Hon. Chief Minister of Melaka Topic : “ Megaprojects - Concepts, Strategies, and Practices for Success” Venue : Phoenix Ballroom Equatorial Hotel Only for Chief Minister of Melaka, Mayor of Melaka Historic City Council and Melaka State Secretary Only for Ambassadors and City Mayors *upon special invitations (close door meeting)


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Chairperson for Keynote Address & Paper 1,2,3 & 4 Mr.Ahmad Najib bin Ariffin Director Nusantara Academy of Development, Geocultutes & Ethnolinguistics Malaysia & Indonesia/Memb er of Malaysian Institute of Architects 10:30am – 11:30am 11:30am – 12:15pm 12:15pm – 1:00pm Keynote Address : “ Megaprojects Concepts, Strategies, and Practices for Success” Speaker : Dato’ Ir Dr. Ismail Mohamed Taib Public Works Department of Malaysia/ Managing Director Jabatan Kedua Sdn.Bhd Malaysia Paper 1 : “Expansion Project of Masjid Al-Haram/Masjidil Haram Mega Expansion Project: Makkah Experience” Speaker : Prof.Emeritus LAr. Dr Ismawi Hj.Zen Kulliyah of Architecture and Environment Design, Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia Paper 2 : “Melaka Gateway-Potential, Challenges and Success” Speaker :Mr. Chin Thoe Chong Director DP Architects PTE.LTD Singapore Question & Answer session Lunch Paper 3 : “Pros & Con’s of Skycrapers on Urban Planning Considerations” Speaker : Mr. Rob Butler Deputy Lord Mayor, City of Perth Australia Paper 4 : “Strategies For Integrated Design Of Sustainable Tall Buildings” Speaker : Prof. Dr. Khaled Tadmori Member of the City Council of Tripoli/ Chairman of the Heritage and Historical Monuments Protection, Lebanon Question & Answer session Tea break Venue : Convention Hall Foyer Official Dinner & Cultural Performance Show Venue : Melaka Ballroom, Equatorial Hotel All guests & convention participants 1.00pm – 1.15pm 1:15am – 2:30pm 2:30pm – 3:15pm 3:15pm – 4:00pm 4:00pm – 4:15pm 4:15pm – 4:30pm 8:30pm – 10:30pm Dress code : Batik / Traditional costume / National costume Compulsory : All distinguished guest, all invited guests, VIP & convention participants


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DAY 3 WEDNESDAY 2 APRIL 2014 Chairperson for paper 5,6 & 7 Ir.Dr. Tan Chee Fai Council Member The Institution of Engineers Malaysia TIME 8:30am – 9:15am PROGRAM Paper 5 : “Simulation of Earthquake Hazard and Disaster” Speaker : Prof. Hori Muneo Chief Research Centre of Large Scale Earthquake, Tsunami and Disaster Tokyo, Japan Paper 6 : “Iskandariah – Revitalizing The Southern Peninsular of Malaysia” Speaker : Datuk Ismail bin Ibrahim Chief Executive of IRDA, Malaysia Question & Answer Tea break Paper 7: “Ensuring The Sustainability of Roads and Mobility For Megaprojects”. Speaker : Prof. Dr. Ahmad Farhan Sadullah Member of Commission SPAD & Dean School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia Question & Answer Closing Ceremony by : Melaka State Secretary Venue : Melaka Ballroom, Equatorial Hotel, Melaka Lunch Venue : Oasis Pool Side 4rd Floor, Equatorial Hotel End of Convention NOTES 9:15am – 10:00am Dress code : Long suit / Office Attire Compulsory to all guests & convention participants 10:00am – 10:10am 10:10am – 10:20am 10:20am – 11:05am 11:05am – 11:15am 11:30am – 12:00pm 12:30pm – 2.00pm


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th 14 INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION OF MELAKA TWIN CITIES 2014 “MEGAPROJECTS - CONCEPTS, STRATEGIES, AND PRACTICES FOR SUCCESS” 1 – 2 APRIL 2014, EQUATORIAL HOTEL, MELAKA REGISTRATION FORM 1. Personal Information First Name Organization Work Address City ZIP/Postal Code Telephone Country Code: Fax Country Code: Email Address Contact Person 2. Fees 1 person 4 person of Organization 1 Last Name State/Province Country City Code: No.: City Code: No.: On site RM400 (Malaysian Participant) USD150 (Foreign Participant) RM1,500 (Malaysian Participant) 3. Payment Information Payment Type Cash Local Order Cheque Visa Master Card American Express Endorsed herewith a Cheque/Draft No.(if payment made by cheque) Cardholder's Name (if payment made by Credit Card) Card Number Expiration Date / Verification Code 4. Account Information Name of Bank : Maybank Account No. : 504 1151 02 765 Account Name : Majlis Bandaraya Melaka Bersejarah Address : Graha Makmur, No. 1, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Lebuh Ayer Keroh-Hang Tuah Jaya, 75450 Melaka. * The organiser shall not hold for responsibility of lost cheque or bank draft 5. Cancellation Cancellations must be received in writing and addressed to the Secretariat via email / by 21st March 2014 (Friday). You may have the replacement. 6. General Information & Etc. Email Registration Form to Twin Cities 2014 Secretariat at or or fax to: +606-2324343 by 21st March 2014. Registration inquiries, contact MBMB: Ms. Sukhirah,+606-2859700 (ext 6712), Nadiatul Izma (etx:6716), or Siti NurAzma (etx:6810) (for payment inquiry). *On site payment during pre-registration (31/3/2014) or on registration Day (1/4/2014). * Accommodation & transportation will be paid by participant itself. Convention Venue: EQUATORIAL HOTEL MELAKA Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia. Tel: +60 6 282 8333, Fax: +60 6 282 9333. Websites: Email: info@mel.equatorial



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