Khoo Swee Chiow, noted adventurer and inspirational speaker, will deliver the keynote address at the International Total Cost Management Conference (ITCMC). The theme of the 2014 ITCMC will be “Taking TCM to A Higher Level.” Swee Chiow has climbed Mt Everest three times, skied to the South and North Pole, climbed the Seven Summits, cycled from Singapore to Beijing, swam across the Malacca Strait, kayaked across the Philippines and holds two Guinness World Records. In 2012, after many years of preparations, Swee Chiow finally climbed K2, considered to be the toughest and most dangerous mountain in the world. As an inspirational keynote speaker, Swee Chiow has addressed more than 365 audiences. Swee Chiow draws from his personal experiences of over 40 expeditions and translates those experiences into lessons relevant to the audience. He speaks on topics such as Vision, Teamwork, Leadership, Determination, Planning, Risk Assessment, Handling Failure, Passion and Courage.
The conference will commence with the opening plenary session on November 12 featuring a Swee Chiou
as the keynote speaker.
With over 8,600 members world-wide, AACE International serves total cost management professionals in disciplines such as: cost engineering, cost estimating, planning and scheduling, decision and risk management, project management, project control, cost/schedule control, earned value management, claims, and more. AACE International has members in 88 countries and cover 99 local sections. The association offers a portfolio of professional certifications and a wide spectrum of educational and professional development opportunities. It is headquartered in Morgantown, WV, USA.