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The Leadership and Management Conference will have two special Keynote presentations representing the theme of International Perspectives.  The keynote speakers are as follows:

Professor Peter Barrett  
Professor Barrett is Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Studies at the University of Salford where he is also a long-time member and ex-director of Salford’s 6*(top) rated Research Institute for the Built and Human Environment.  He is also Chairman of SCRI, a £3M programme of research funded by the UK research council.  He has been active in the Conseil International du Batiment for many years, as coordinator of W65 (organization and management of construction) for which he received the “CIB Best Coordinator Award 2001-2004”.  More recently he has assumed the Chair of the CIB Programme Committee and is a Board Member.  He has led numerous construction management research projects over the last 15 years and has published over one hundred single volume reports and refereed papers.  He is currently working with colleagues at Cambridge University on an AHRB project focused on briefing for the arts and is championing the CIB’s proactive theme of Revaluing Construction.  Peter is an advisor to the Swedish Government for their “Competitive Building” multi-university postgraduate research programme, a director of a new Japanese construction technology center led by Shimizu, international expert to the Dutch Government’s PSIB major construction industry reform programme, has been a Visiting Scholar at MIT and is a member of the High Level Group of the new European Construction Technology Platform.

2006 ASCE Peurifoy Award Winner
The recipient of the ASCE 2006 Peurifoy Award, ASCE's top award for construction research, will be giving the second keynote address.  Return here at the end of 2005 to see who is the recipient of this prestigious award.