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The SAVE Board of Directors seeks proposals for association management. To request an RFP package, contact the VP-Finance & Administration and the Executive Vice President. Proposals are due October 15, 2015.

The 48th SJVE Annual Conference will be held in Tokyo, Japan, on October 27-28, 2015. The call for papers ends June 30.

Save the Date: Wissensforum, April 25-28, 2016. Hosted by VDI, this event will be held in Munich, Germany and hosted by Knorr-Bremse AG. Pre-conference workshop on Apirl 25 and factory tour on April 28.

16th Value Management Conference will be held April 26-27, 2016, in Munich Germany. Download the registration brochure and call for papers here.

2015 SAVE Value Summit photos are available for purchase from Naim Hassan Photography.

Purchase printed copies of the 2014 SAVE Value Summit Proceedings at http://www.proceedings.com.

Do you prefer to read from the printed page? Order print-on-demand copies of the SAVE 2013 Conference Proceedings from Curran Associates, Inc. or call (845) 758-0400.



SAVE Education & Training Resources

SAVE International®, the premier international society devoted to the advancement and promotion of the value methodology (also called value engineering, value analysis or value management), offers education and training, as well as certification, for members and nonmembers.

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Seminars and Workshops
Certification Program
Bookstore and Publications
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"SAVE International® has given me the opportunity to learn my craft from experts in the field. The courses, the conference - and most importantly, the people - have taught me a tremendous amount that I continue to apply to my job. This has helped my company and its customers achieve increased value through cost reduction and performance improvement."
- Michael Cook, DuPont Co.

The society's main educational and training opportunity comes at the annual conference. Conference attendees can hone their skills, exchange ideas with peers, and purchase services or products from exhibitors.

SAVE International® also holds training seminars several times per year. Topics have included:

  • Creativity
  • Facilitation skills
  • Function Analysis System Technique (FAST)
  • Life cycle costing
  • Quality Function Deployment (QFD)

Value practitioners also can expand their knowledge through the offerings in SAVE International's product catalog. Choices include books and videos, conference proceedings from past annual conferences, VM marketing tools, and subscriptions to the society's member publications.

"SAVE International® has given me the opportunity to learn my craft from experts in the field. The courses, the conference - and most importantly, the people - have taught me a tremendous amount that I continue to apply to my job. This has helped my company and its customers achieve increased value through cost reduction and performance improvement."
- Kurt Gernerd, U.S. Department of Interior