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October 2015
VAC Canada and SAVE International Call for Papers


Value Analysis Conference
June 5-7, 2016
Niagara Falls,
Call for Papers/Workshops ends December 31, 2015
SAVE International, & Value Analysis Canada will be holding a Value Engineering conference June 5-7, 2016 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. 
Please consider sharing your success in the Power of Value by presenting a paper at this conference in one of the following focus areas:
  • Infrastructure & Services –Demonstrate the power of value analysis and risk analysis in infrastructure case studies including water and wastewater facilities, power generation and transmission, transportation and transit projects, and vertical infrastructure. Share your experience in improving service delivery through the power of value.
  • Manufacturing –Highlight the power of value to achieve innovation solutions in product development and manufacturing, equipment, manufacturing related processes, procedures, packaging, overhead etc.
  • Value Enhancing Methods (VEM’s) – Combine the power of Value Managemen with other techniques including LEAN, Six Sigma, Risk Analysis, DFMA, Resiliency, Choosing By Advantages, Activity based costing, etc. Showcase new applications of the value methodology, the use of Value Management in project management, facilitation of Value Management studies, etc.
Case studies and innovations in the Value Methodologies are encouraged.
All authors are required to submit a formal written paper following the guidelines established by SAVE International, which can be found at http://www.value-eng.org/cfp_main.php.
Submission of papers

Papers must be received by SAVE International by 11:59 PM Eastern Time, December 31, 2015.
All papers and presentations will be reviewed by the Technical Committee and changes may be requested. Earlier completions and submissions would be greatly appreciated.