VLS

The lecture series was founded in 2007 as a one-day event that delivers a lecture or series of talks. The main objective of the series is to present useful industry information and unique learning experiences to our Clients about subjects of relevance to the design and property development industry. The VLS event is a yearly event that touches on architecture and design related subjects.

 
VERITAS LECTURE SERIES 11 (VLS)
VERITAS Lecture Series 11 was entitled “Transport Oriented Development, compact connecting city- living”, and it was held on 8th November 2017 at KLCC Convention Centre. The keynote speaker was Mr. Yusrizal Daud from Suruhanjaya Awam Darat(SPAD) and other speakers were Firdaus Effendy Mokhtar from PRASARANA, Ishmael Ho from HO CHIN SOON RESEARCH SDN BHD, Dennis Eiszele from JACOBS, Matthew Holloway from GRIMSHAW and Principal Ng Yiek Seng from VERITAS Architects.
 
VERITAS LECTURE SERIES 10 (VLS)
VERITAS Lecture Series 10 was entitled "School – House Educational Institutions – Building Communities" and was held on 22 September 2016 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. The topic explored the symbiotic relationship between property development and educational institution. The speakers were Ng Yiek Seng (VERITAS), Dato' Lim Si Boon (Tenby), Tony Liew (Taylor's University), Martin George (Epsom College), Faez Jumabhoy (CIMB Investments), Christoper Boyd (Savills), Dr. Norma Hudson (International School of Kuala Lumpur), Dato' Felician Teo (Eaton International) and Datuk Haji Mahadi bin Che Ngah (Perbadanan Pembangunan Kg. Bahru).
 
VERITAS LECTURE SERIES 9 (VLS)
VERITAS Lecture Series 9 was entitled "Recent Trends In Malaysian Hospitality" and was held on 18 August 2015 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. The keynote speaker was Dr. Nirwan Noh of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture Malaysia and the other speakers were Mr Paul Matthew Wiste of Jumeirah Group, Mr. Sen Soon-Mun of Horwath HTL, Mr. Faez Jumabhoy of CIMB Investment Bank, Ms. Lillian Tay of VERITAS Design Group and Mr. Lai Voon Hon of IREKA Corporation.
 
VERITAS LECTURE SERIES 8 (VLS)
VERITAS Lecture Series 8 was entitled "Metropolis; Transport Oriented Development (TOD) for Kuala Lumpur" and was held on 2nd October 2014 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. The keynote speaker was Puan Nor Fanim Mohd Amin of Suruhan Jaya Pengankutan Awan Darat (SPAD) and the other 5 speakers were Mr. Ng Yiek Seng of VERITAS Design Group, Cik Izzati binti Tan Sri Mohamad Salim of Malaysian Resourses Corporation Bhd (MRCB), Ms Audrey Teo Loh an architect experienced in TOD, Mr. Ho Chin Soon of Ho Chin Soon Research Sdn Bhd and Mr. Allen Folks of AECOM Asia.
 
VERITAS LECTURE SERIES 7 - "Very Tall Buildings for Developers & Consultants"
VERITAS Lecture Series 7 was entitled "Very Tall Buildings for Developers & Consultants." It will be held on the 25th of June 2013 at the Impiana Hotel Kuala Lumpur. The five international line up of speakers for the day includes Ame Engelhart, Associate of Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP, David Malott AIA, Principal of Kohn Pederson Fox Associates, Lillian Tay, Principal of Veritas Design Group, David Chin Shan Lee of AECOM Asia Company Limited and Arvind Menon, Deputy Director for Mechanical Services of Ranhill Bersekutu Sdn Bhd.
 
VERITAS LECTURE SERIES 6 - "Branding for Developers & Consultants"
VERITAS Lecture Series 6 was entitled "Branding for Developers & Consultants" and it was held on 26th June 2012 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The four keynote speakers were Dr KK Johan of Brand Laureate www.thebrandlaureate.com, Mr. SP Lee of Dentsu www.dentsu.com.my, Mr Amit of BBDO Proximity www.bbdo.com.my/ and Mr. Karthik Siva of Global Brand Forum and they presented a detailed overview of "Brand".
 
VERITAS LECTURE SERIES 5 - "Property Market Outlook in the Klang Valley for Developers & Consultants"
VERITAS Lecture Series 5 was entitled "Property Market Outlook in the Klang Valley for Developers & Consultants" and it was held on 28th June 2011 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The two keynote speakers were Mr. Christopher Boyd of CB Richard Ellis www.cbre.com and Mr. Ho Chin Soon of Ho Chin Soon Research www.hochinsoon.com, and they presented a detailed overview of the Property Market in the Klang Valley - Past Performance & Predictions and Greater KL- MRT Blue Line & Circle Line.
 
VERITAS LECTURE SERIES 4 - "PAM 2006 CONTRACT - MAIN CHANGES AFFECTING DEVELOPERS & CONSULTANT"
VERITAS Lecture Series 4 was on PAM 2006 Contracts "Main Changes Affecting Developers & Consultants" and it was held on 9th December 2010 at the Uptown Conference Centre. It was conducted by lawyer Ms. Tan Swee Im and contract specialist Mr. Michael McIver, and they presented a detailed overview of the latest PAM 2006 Contract, Comparison of Key Features in PAM 2006, PWD 203, FIDIC Red Book, CIDB and the structure of VO, EOT, L&E claims – making and defending them.
 
VERITAS LECTURE SERIES 3 - "Sustainable Design for Architects"
VERITAS Lecture Series 3: "Sustainable Design for Architects" was held on 22 November 2008 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Center. It was conducted by IEN Consultants Sdn. Bhd. and the speakers were CK Tang, Poul Kristensen and Regina Ng. They spoke on sustainable practices and turning vision into reality by injecting life into buildings through innovative design and facilities management.
 
VERITAS LECTURE SERIES 2 - "PAM 2006 Contracts for Architects"
VERITAS Lecture Series 2: "PAM 2006 Contracts for Architects" was held on the afternoon of 18th July 2008 at the Menara Getah Asli Auditorium. It was conducted by Mr Harbans Singh and he presented a detailed overview of the latest PAM Contract formats.
 
INAUGURAL VERITAS LECTURE SERIES: "Branding for Real Estate Developers"
The inaugural Lecture Series was entitled "Branding" and it was held in 2007 at the Westin Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. The keynote speaker was Mr Shaun Hasbollah he presented a detailed overview of "Branding Strategies".