“The 5th International Project and Construction Management Conference” Hosted by CIU
The 5th International Project and Construction Management Conference was hosted by the Faculty of Engineering, Cyprus International University (CIU).
The invited guest speakers of the conference were Dr. David Arditi, Prof. Dr. Ronald McCaffer, Prof. Dr. Ghassan Fouad Aouad, and Project Manager Abdullah Halit Erenay . Fikri Ataoğlu, TRNC Minister of Tourism and the Environment, Prof. Dr. Halil Nadiri, Rector of the University and Prof. Dr. Tahir Çelik made the opening speeches.
Prof. Dr. Halil Nadiri said that “the 5th International Project and Construction Management Conference gained an international status for the first time this year’’, stating that they welcomed participants from various universities and organizations. Nadiri said that this academic activity will make valuable contributions to the sector as well as to the education sector. Nadiri put emphasis on CIU being one of the most important higher education institutions in the region and he mentioned that they are proud to host such a prestigious academic conference.
Fikri Ataoğlu, the TRNC Minister of Tourism and the Environment, expressed his pleasure for such an important conference to be organized at Cyprus International University, stating that such works on the construction sector would have a positive impact on the development works of North Cyprus. Minister Ataoğlu pointed out that the data of the conference in question will shed light on the country's construction sector and he said that the construction sector plays an important role in the tourism sector.
Prof. Dr. Tahir Çelik, the Director of the Graduate School of Education, Research and Teaching and lecturer of the Faculty of Engineering and Conference Co-President, said they have the pleasure of hosting the 5th International Project and Construction Management Conference at CIU in the English language and at an international dimension. Çelik said “We give importance to the work of PhD students. We will give awards to the presenters who entered the top 5 in order to motivate them. ”