International Conferences

  1. Preece C N & Anis Adila (2013) Waste Management and Planning in Building Construction & Infrastructure Maintenance Contractors in Malaysia at the 3rd Building Maintenance Conference at the Istana Hotel Kuala Lumpur on 27th February.
  2. Preece (2012) Keynote address Opportunities Created Through Virtual Modelling of Green Construction, International Construction Steel Convention, Palace of the Golden Horse, Kuala Lumpur 29th November.
  3. Seyed Meysam Khoshnava, Alireza Ahankoob, Raheleh Rostami, & Christopher Preece (2012) Application of BIM in Construction Safety in Christopher Nigel Preece, Mohamad Syazli Fathi &Siti Uzairiah Mohd Tobi (Eds) Management in Construction Research Association Postgraduate Conference – Proceedings 2012, Published by: UTM RAZAK School of Engineering & Advanced Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia pp.155-161 ISBN 978-983-44732-0-4
  4. Alireza Ahankoob, Seyed Meysam Khoshnava, Raheleh Rostami, & Christopher Preece (2012) Optimizing Construction Scheduling Through Use of Building Information Modeling in Construction Industry in Christopher Nigel Preece, Mohamad Syazli Fathi &Siti Uzairiah Mohd Tobi (Eds) Management in Construction Research Association Postgraduate Conference – Proceedings 2012, Published by: UTM RAZAK School of Engineering & Advanced Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia pp.166-171 ISBN 978-983-44732-0-4
  5. Seyed Meysam Khoshnava, Alireza Ahankoob, Raheleh Rostami, Christopher Preece (2012) Potential Application of BIM in Construction Dispute and Conflict in Christopher Nigel Preece, Mohamad Syazli Fathi &Siti Uzairiah Mohd Tobi (Eds) Management in Construction Research Association Postgraduate Conference – Proceedings 2012, Published by: UTM RAZAK School of Engineering & Advanced Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia pp.178-186 ISBN 978-983-44732-0-4
  6. Alireza Ahankoob, Seyed Meysam Khoshnava, Raheleh Rostami, Christopher Preece (2012) BIM Perspectives on Construction Waste Reduction in Christopher Nigel Preece, Mohamad Syazli Fathi &Siti Uzairiah Mohd Tobi (Eds) Management in Construction Research Association Postgraduate Conference – Proceedings 2012, Published by: UTM RAZAK School of Engineering & Advanced Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia pp.195-200 ISBN 978-983-44732-0-4
  7. Hooman Abadi, Christopher Nigel Preece, Poona Abadi and Rouzbeh Abadi (2012) The Challenges of Implementing TQM in the Malaysian Construction Industry in Christopher Nigel Preece, Mohamad Syazli Fathi &Siti Uzairiah Mohd Tobi (Eds) Management in Construction Research Association Postgraduate Conference – Proceedings 2012, Published by: UTM RAZAK School of Engineering & Advanced Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia pp.256-260 ISBN 978-983-44732-0-4
  8. Suzana C. Alih, Christopher Preece, Sarajul Fikri Mohamed, Chong Heap Yih (2012) Preliminary Research into Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting By Construction Firms in Malaysia in Christopher Nigel Preece, Mohamad Syazli Fathi &Siti Uzairiah Mohd Tobi (Eds) Management in Construction Research Association Postgraduate Conference – Proceedings 2012, Published by: UTM RAZAK School of Engineering & Advanced Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia pp.62-70 ISBN 978-983-44732-0-4
  9. Anis Adila binti Abdullah, Christopher Preece, Syazli bin Fathi,Siti Uzairiah binti Mohd Tobi and Thomas Tang (2012) A Review on The Identification of Ageing in Place Priorities in The Malaysian Residential Sector  in Christopher Nigel Preece, Mohamad Syazli Fathi &Siti Uzairiah Mohd Tobi (Eds) Management in Construction Research Association Postgraduate Conference – Proceedings 2012, Published by: UTM RAZAK School of Engineering & Advanced Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia pp.71-82 ISBN 978-983-44732-0-4
  10. Preece C N & Padfield R (2011) Keynote address – Postdoctoral strategies 11th MiCRA Conference, 26-27th July, Kulliyyah of Architecture & Environmental Design, International Islamic University Malaysia,
  11. Preece C N, Khairuddin A R, Hasan S, Padfield R (2011) Collaboration in construction research – a key to developing effective postdoctoral strategies and research focused university culture in Seventh International Conference on Muliti National Joint Venture For Construction Work, Intitut Teknologi Bandung 28-29 September 2011
  12. Nikookar Iraj, Preece C N, Harsej F, (2011) Impact of Cultural Diversity on International Construction Projects in Preece C N, Mohamad Syazli Fathi, Padfield R., Papargyropoulou E., Muhammad Madi Bin Abdullah, Rogers J. (2011) International Construction Business & Management Symposium – Proceedings (ICBMS2011) ISBN 978-967-41283-2-6
  13. Nikookar Iraj, Preece C N & Harsej F (2011) International Projects Management, Framework for controlling Conflict and Cultural Diversity in Developing Countries, Sixth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-VI), “Construction Challenges in the New Decade”, July 5-7, 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  14. Preece C N, Mohamad Syazli Fathi, Abdullah A, A (2011) Construction waste management planning in Malaysia in Proceedings of CIB W107 Construction in Developing Countries Conferece; Innovation and Sustainable Construction, Hanoi, Vietnam, November 1st to 3rd.
  15. Padfield R., Rogers J. & Papargyropoulou E & Preece C.N (2011) Sustainability services for the built environment: A comparative analysis of Malaysian and UK markets. In Preece C N, Mohamad Syazli Fathi, Padfield R., Papargyropoulou E., Muhammad Madi Bin Abdullah, Rogers J. (2011) International Construction Business & Management Symposium – Proceedings  (ICBMS2011) ISBN 978-967-41283-2-6
  16. Preece C N, Low, S.P, Padfield R & Papargryopoulou E (2011) Developing and Marketing Sustainable Construction Services in Management & Innovation for a Sustainable Built Environment CIB International Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 20th to 23rd June 2011
  17. Papargryopoulou E, Preece C .N, Padfield R, & Abdullah, A, A (2011) Sustainable Construction Waste Management in Malaysia: A Contractors Perspective in Management & Innovation for a Sustainable Built Environment CIB International Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 20th to 23rd June 2011
  18. Padfield R, Hansen S, Preece CN & Papargyropoulou E (2011) Exploring Opportunities for Sustainability in the Malaysian Palm Oil industry in 2011 International Conference on Environment Science and Engineering – ICESE 2011, 1-3 April 2011, Bali Island, Indonesia
  19. Preece C N, Padfield R, Papargryopoulou E, Aladpoosh H, S C Alih (2011) Preliminary research into responsible practices in engineering firms through an analysis of key project stakeholders in 12th Sixth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-VI), “Construction Challenges in the New Decade”, July 5-7, 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  20. Preece C N (2011) Keynote address – Is IBS good for your business? Malaysia IBS International Exhibition 2011, CIDB Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur
  21. Preece C N, Padfield R, Papargyropoulou E , Rogers J, (2011) Keynote address – Preliminary Assessment of the Strategic Issues and Key Challenges in the Sustainable Mgt. of  Assets in the Water Sector of Malaysia, National Seminar on Asset and Project Management: Theme Time to Change: Managing Assets and Projects Towards Sustainable Future, 22 November 2011, Hotel Singgahsana Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  22. Preece C N, Mohamad Syazli Fathi, Padfield R., Papargyropoulou E., Muhammad Madi Bin Abdullah, Rogers J. (2011) International Construction Business & Management Symposium – Proceedings (ICBMS2011) ISBN 978-967-41283-2-6
  23. Saifulnizam M., Coffey V.  and Preece C.N  (2011) Value Management: An Extension of Quantity Surveying Services in Malaysia. In Preece C N, Mohamad Syazli Fathi, Padfield R., Papargyropoulou E., Muhammad Madi Bin Abdullah, Rogers J. (2011) International Construction Business & Management Symposium – Proceedings (ICBMS2011) ISBN 978-967-41283-2-6
  24. Preece, C N & Hasan S F (2010) Business Devlopment opportunities Through Pursuit of Joint-Venture Initiatives in ConstructionProceedings of the 6th International Conference on Multi-National Joint Ventures for Construction Works, Kyoto Japan, 22-23 September 2010Anis Adila bt Abdullah & Preece, C N (2010) Construction Waste Management Plan on Site for contractors in Malaysia in Proceedings of 9th Annual Conference & Meeting of MiCRA, UiTM, Shah Alam
  25. Preece, C N (2010) The Benefits of Planned Public Relations & CSR on Construction Projects, Contact Malaysia, Chartered Institute of Building Volume 1
  26. Alih, S C & Preece, C N (2010) Application of Industrialized Building System (IBS) in Malaysia: Barriers and Implementation Strategies in Proceedings of 9th Annual Conference & Meeting of MiCRA, UiTM, Shah Alam
  27. M Saifulnizam, Coffey V & Preece, C N (2010) Marketing VM services to achieve competitive advantage in the Malaysian Construction Sector in Proceedings of 9th Annual Conference & Meeting of MiCRA, UiTM, Shah AlamPreece C N (2009) Corporate social responsibility perspectives for construction organizations 2nd Construction Industry Research Achievement International Conference 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  28. Preece C N & Saiful N M S (2009) Approaches to business development and services marketing in QS practices, given possible opportunities overseas. 2009 MICRA Conference, Penang, Malaysia
  29. Preece C N (2009) The Brand Management Challenges in Marketing Quantity Surveying Departments in Higher Education QS Academia Conference. KAED, IIUM, 5th May
  30. Preece C N & Saiful N M S (2009) Approaches to business development and services marketing in QS practices, given possible opportunities overseas. 2009 MICRA Conference, Penang, Malaysia
  31. Preece C N (2009) Approaches to client orientation in the construction sector. 2nd Construction Industry Research Achievement International Conference 2009, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  32. Preece C N & Saiful N M S (2009) Websites as part of Malaysian QS practice’s marketing and corporate communications strategies. The Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors 13th Congress
  33. Preece C N & Khairuddin A R (2009) Shari’ah compliant construction marketing – development of a new theory. Proceedings of the Inaugural Construction in the Muslim World Conference, 21 October 2009, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
  34. Preece C N (2009) Developing a framework for project level public relations in construction CIBW107 Symposium Construction in Developing Countries
  35. Preece C N & Khairuddin A R (2009) Assessing the potential for graduate training programmes in multi-national joint ventures for construction works in Asia and Pacific in Proceeding of the Second International Conference for Construction Law and Economics Circle in Asia and Pacific (CLECAP), 23 October 2009, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.
  36. Preece C N, Khairuddin A.R. & Saiful N.M.S (2009) Testing the Viability of a New Postgraduate Programme in Quantity Surveying Using Market Research QS Academia Conference. KAED, IIUM, 5th May
  37. Preece C N, Roziha C.H, Handzalah A. and Saiful N.M.S (2008) Are quantity surveying practices prepared to meet the business development challenges and opportunities in the increasingly competitive market environment in Malaysia?In the Proceedings of The Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors 12th Congress, 16th -18th June, Edmonton Canada
  38. Preece C N, Roziha C.H, Handzalah A. and Saiful N.M.S (2008) The challenges and opportunities in marketing the QS practice in Malaysia, in the Proceedings of the Quantity Surveying International Convention 2008, 21-22 October
  39. Preece C N, Roziha C.H, Handzalah A. and Saiful N.M.S (2008) Marketing the QS practice in Malaysia, in the Proceedings of CIB working groups W055 (Building Economics) and W065 (Organisation and Management of Construction) 14th -17thNovember 2008, Dubai
  40. Preece, C.N.; Moodley, K. (2006) Guidelines for effective community relations surrounding construction projects.University of Leeds. ISBN 0853162549Nguyen The Q.; Preece, C.N.; Male, S.P. –(2006) Strategic management practice and tendency in Vietnamese small and medium size construction firms – Proceedings of the International Symposium on Construction in Developing Economies: New Issues and Challenges
  41. Nguyen Q.H.; Preece, C.N.; Male, S.P. (2005) Construction Sector And Construction Firms In Vietnam: Strategic Issues In The Economic Transition – ICCREM 2005 International Conference on Construction & Real Estate Management, Penang, Malaysia
  42. Hassan S F, Preece C N, Abdul Rashid K (2004) A comparative study on prequalification of contractors adopted by the UK construction industry, the EU and the World Bank, Proceedings 1st International Conference World of Construction Project Management, Toronto, Canada, May 27/28 2004.
  43. Preece C N & Wharton M (2004) Research Into How Engineering Consultancy Firms Arwe Using Their Websites As A Recruitment Tool – Survey Report 2004 Published by University of Leeds.
  44. Okamoto T & Preece C N (2002) Marketing Management in the International Construction Marketplace 4th International Summer Symposium, Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE), University of Hokkaido, Sappro City, Hokkaido, Japan (2002).
  45. Preece C N, Tarawneh S, Maatir (2002) Research into marketing service quality decision making in Jordanian construction organisations, Proceeding of the 3rd International Conference, Decision Making in Urban & Civil Engineering, London 2002 ISBN 0904354474 pp 810-816 (2002)
  46. Moodley K, Preece C.N & Kyprianou R (2001) An Examination of Knowledge Management Implementation within Civil Engineering Design Consultancies Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) 17th Annual Conference Proceedings, Salford University,  pp 587-595, (2001)
  47. Preece C N, Moodley K & Cox I (2001) Assessing construction website marketing effectiveness, in Marketing for profit in construction. Academic Proceedings. CIB W65 Task Group 1 International Construction Marketing Conference Edited by C N Preece. Published by University of Leeds. ISBN 0853162253 pp 43-51 (2001)
  48. Preece C N (2001)  Exploring corporate branding in construction in Marketing for profit in construction. Academic Proceedings. CIB W65 Task Group 1 International Construction Marketing Conference Edited by C N Preece. Published by University of Leeds. ISBN 0853162253 pp 43-51 (2001)
  49. Preece C N, Moodley K & Cox I (2001) Assessing the effectiveness of websites as an interactive business communications toolAssociation of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) 17th Annual Conference Proceedings, Salford University, pp 207-217, (2001)
  50. Preece C N (2001) Marketing for profit in construction. Academic Proceedings. CIB W65 Task Group 1 International Construction Marketing Conference. Published by University of Leeds. ISBN 0853162253, (2001)
  51. Preece C.N., Moodley K., & Hyde J (2000) Knowledge management strategies to improve construction business development processes – a preliminary study. Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) 16th Annual Conference Proceedings, Glasgow Caledonian Univeristy, 6-8 September 2000 pp. 325-335 ISBN 09534161 4 3 (2000)
  52. Preece C.N. (2000)  Developing marketing and business development skills in engineers. Proceedings of Conference on Civil & Structural Engineering Education in the 21st Century, University of Southampton, 26-28 April (2000).
  53. Preece C N, Moodley K & Cavina C (1999) The role of the planning supervisor under new health and safety legislation in the United Kingdom 2nd International Conference on the Implementation of Safety and Health on Construction Sites, CIB W99, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 24-27.(1999)
  54. Preece C N & Stocking S (1999) Safety communications management in UK contracting firms. Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) 13th Annual Conference Proceedings, Liverpool John Moores University, 15-17 September (1999).
  55. Preece C N & Barnard L (1999) Marketing strategies of engineering consultancies given an increasingly competitive environment. Proceedings of the 4th National Construction Marketing Conference, 1st July 1999, Oxford Brookes Univeristy. IBSN 1-873640-27-7 (1999)
  56. Preece C N, Shafiei M (1998) Development Of Client Care Initiatives In Construction Contracting Organisations Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) 14th Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting, University of Reading, 9-10 September (1998.)
  57. Toshihiko O and Preece C.N (1998) Japanese contractors’ overseas job opportunities and the development of more effective international marketing strategies. In Preece C N (Ed) (1998) Opportunities & Strategies in a Global Marketplace: Proceedings of  the 1st Leeds International Construction Marketing Conference Published by University of Leeds. ISBN 0 85316 185 2 pp 267-278 (1998)
  58. Preece C N & Shafiei M (1998) Client Care  In The Construction Industry – A Competitive Marketing Tool, Proceedings of the 3rd National Construction Marketing Conference, Oxford Brookes University.(1998)
  59. Preece, C.N., Creasey R A More Active Learning Environment For Construction Management Students And Other Built Environment Professionals CASLE Conference & General Assembly 1998 “The Role of the Surveyor in Sustainable Development, University of Brighton, 16-18 July (1998.)
  60. Preece C N, Moodley K & Humphrey J (1997) Effective Media Relations Strategies For Contractors Involved With Transport Projects. 25th PTRC European Transport Forum, Brunel University  1-5 September (1997).
  61. Preece C N, Moodley K & Putsman T (1997) More Effective Pre-Qualification Strategies And Team Presentation In Contractual Services. CIB W92 Conference Procurement – A Key To Innovation. Montreal (1997).
  62. Preece C N & Tarawneh S (1997) Service Quality for Client Satisfaction on Design and Build Projects  Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) 13th Annual Conference Proceedings, Kings College, Cambridge, 15-17 September (1997).
  63. Moodley K, Preece C N & Woodhead R (1997) Change And Procurement – The Case Of The National Health Service In The UK. CIB W92 Conference Procurement – A Key To Innovation. Montreal.(1997)
  64. Preece C N, Tarawneh S & Moodley K (1997) Modelling Design & Build Service Quality. International Conference On Leadership & Total Quality Management In Construction & Building. Institution Of Engineers, Singapore. 6-8 October Singapore (1997)
  65. Preece C N, Moodley K, Humphrey J  (1997)Effective Media Relations Strategies for Civil engineering and Building ContractorsThe 2nd National Construction Marketing Conference, Oxford Brookes University, 3rd July 1997. ISBN 1-873640-16-1 (1997)
  66. Preece C N, Shafiei MWM & Moodley K, (1997) The Effectiveness of Promotion in the Private House Building Industry The 2nd National Construction Marketing Conference, Oxford Brookes University, 3rd July 1997. ISBN 1-873640-16-1 (1997)
  67. Preece C N & Tarawneh S (1997)  Developing High quality Design and Build Services: Closing the Four Managerial Gaps. The 2nd National Construction Marketing Conference, Oxford Brookes University, 3rd July 1997. ISBN 1-873640-16-1 (1997)
  68. Preece C N, Dixon JR Education Of Future Leaders Of Construction Businesses And Projects – An Agenda For The 21st Century. International Conference On Leadership & Total Quality Management In Construction & Building. Institution Of Engineers, Singapore. 6-8 October 1997 Singapore.(1997)
  69. Preece C N, Male S & Moodley K (1996) Targeting, Tailoring And Trimming – The More Effectiveness Of Promotional Literature In The Marketing Of Contractual Services. The 1st National Construction Marketing Conference, Oxford Brookes University, Thursday 4 July (1996).
  70. Preece C N, Moodley K & Graham C (1996) Public Relations To Support More Effective Marketing In UK Construction Contractors. The 1st National Construction Marketing Conference, Oxford Brookes University, Thursday 4 July (1996).
  71. Preece C N (1996) Keeping Up Appearances; The Planned & Pro-Active Management Of Public Relations For Contractors Involved On Transport Projects. Motorway & Trunk Road Contracting, Finance & Maintenance. Smi Conference, 10th & 11th March, London. (1996)
  72. Preece C N, Putsman A & Walker K (1996) Satisfying The Client Through A More Effective Marketing Approach In Contracting.The 1st National Construction Marketing Conference, Oxford Brookes University, Thursday 4 July (1996).
  73. Preece C N & Tarawneh S A(1996) Re-Orientating The Construction Team To Achieve Service Quality For Client Satisfaction.The 1st National Construction Marketing Conference, Oxford Brookes University, Thursday 4 July (1996).
  74. Preece C N & Moodley K (1996) The Management Of Public Relations As A Business Process In Construction. CIB Working Commission 65 Organisation & Management Of Construction (In Collaboration With W 92) Symposium Shaping Theory & Practice. Glasgow, 28 August – 3 September (1996)
  75. Preece C N & Moodley K (1996) Developing A Programme Of Total Customer Satisfaction Through Service Quality For Competitive Advantage In Construction. CIB W55 Economic Management & Innovation, Productivity & Quality In Construction. Zagreb, Croatia (1996).
  76. Moodley K And Preece C N (1996) Design-Build-Maintain Procurement Systems: A Strategic Solution To Road Development In Developing Countries. North Meets South Conference CIB W92, Durban, South Africa, January (1996).
  77. Preece C N, Moodley K& Graham C (1996) The Public Relations Role Of The Project Manager On Transport Infrastructure Schemes. 24th PTRC European Transport Forum, 2-6 September (1996)
  78. Moodley K & Preece CN (1996) Implementing Community Policies In The Construction Industry. In Langford D A & Retik A (Eds) The Organisation And Management Of Construction; Shaping Theory And Practice Volume 1 Managing The Construction Enterprise. E & FN Spon, London. ISBN 0419222308 (Hbk). pp 178 -186. (1996)
  79. Moodley K & Preece C N (1996) Implementation Of A Community Policy In Construction. CIB Working Commission 65 Organisation & Management Of Construction (In Collaboration With W 92) Symposium Shaping Theory & Practice. Glasgow, 28 August – 3 September (1996)
  80. Moodley K & Preece C N (1996) The Economic And Business Case For Community Involvement In Construction. CIB W55 Economic Management & Innovation, Productivity & Quality In Construction. Zagreb, Croatia (1996)
  81. Preece C N, Creasey R & Moodley K Teaching Techniques That Promote A More Active And Quality Learning Environment For Surveyors Ad Other Construction Professionals. International Federation Of Surveyors Joint Workshop; Computer Assisted Learning And Achieving Quality In The Education Of Surveyors, Espoo, Finland September 4-6 (1996).
  82. Preece C. N And Dixon R Developing An Active Learning Resource Centre For Surveyors And Other Construction Professionals. International Federation Of Surveyors Joint Workshop; Computer Assisted Learning And Achieving Quality In The Education Of Surveyors, Espoo, Finland September 4-6 (1996).
  83. Moodley K & Preece C N (1995) Developing a framework for a social audit in organisations in the civil engineering and construction industries. CASLE/FIG Seminar, Harare, Zimbabwe, 13-17 August (1995)
  84. Preece C N, Bissonauth M & Moodley K The Application And Effectiveness Of Quality Assurance In Small Contracting Firms – An Empirical Study. CIB W55 Economic Management & Innovation, Productivity & Quality In Construction. Zagreb, Croatia (1996)
  85. Preece C N & Moodley K (1995) Cost effective promotional strategies for small firms in developing countries. CASLE/FIG Seminar Sustainable Development: Counting the Cost & maximising the Value, Harare, Zimbabwe, and 13-17 August. (1995)
  86. Preece C N, Moodley K & Habeeb M The management of direct selling & pre-qualification team presentations for competitive advantage in contractual services. Conference on Practice Management for Land, Property and Construction Professionals, Liverpool John Moores University, 5th October (1995).
  87. Male S P & Preece C (1994) Promotional strategies in the marketing of contractual service within UK construction firms. A J Etkin Seminar on Strategic Planning in Construction Firms, Haifa, Israel.(1994)