PUJA SD delegates attended 23rd PAQS Congress

Surveyor Division
Categories: Surveyor
Author: PUJA Surveyor Division
September 05, 2019

Pertubuhan Ukur, Jurutera dan Arkitek (PUJA) Brunei – represented by Aaron Wong Chuan Xing (General Member 1 of Surveyor Division), together with fourteen other delegates under the Surveyor Division – attended the 23rd Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) Congress from 23rd to 27th August 2019 in Kuching, Malaysia.

PAQS is the world’s most recognized organization for Quantity Surveyors. The association consists of 14 professional institution members from countries, namely; Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Fiji, South Korea and South Africa; as well as other affiliate professional institution members, including those from Europe. This year’s congress was attended by some 550 participants, comprising of professionals, scientists, quantity surveyors, technologists, students and academicians from all over the world.

The 23rd PAQS 2019 Congress is hosted jointly by the Royal Institution of Surveyors Malaysia (RISM) and Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM). The theme for the Congress is “Human Wisdom Amidst Emerging Technologies”. A wide range of technical papers were presented under this theme, including those concerning matters related to digital technologies, future for youth, green building implementations, Building Information Modelling (BIM), sustainability, change management, current industrial practice, education, economics, disaster management and future proofing the profession. Technical site visits were also additionally arranged as part of the congress.

The 24th PAQS Congress will be held next year from 4th to 8th September in Singapore.


Sr. Haji Zariful bin Haji Mohamed (Right), Treasurer of PUJA (Brunei) Council receiving PAQS Membership Certificate from Sr. Kwan Hock Hai (Left), Chairman of PAQS and President of RISM


PUJA (Brunei) delegates attending the 23rd PAQS Congress Welcoming Dinner at Sarawak Cultural Village


PUJA (Brunei) delegates at the 23rd PAQS Conference Gala Dinner at Pullman Kuching

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PAQS Board Meeting group photo