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

INVEST 30TH International Value Engineering Conference, December 8-9, 2014, Hotal Ramda, Powai, Mumbai, India. Download event brochure here.

PEX Week, 19 – 21 January 2015: A unique opportunity to share proven best practices and shape the industry with over 650 process excellence leaders. The event looks at how the customer’s experience can be put at the heart of your process design and delivery, finding the sweet spot for the ultimate process partnership by marrying tested methodology and excellent technology and achieving an agile organizational structure. www.pexweek.com

Nominations for SAVE Honors & Awards are due March 31, 2015. Get more information and nomination forms online.

III. SAVE-EUROPE Conference. April 20-21. 2015. Budapest, Hungary, hosted by the SHVA. The official language is the English. More information available here: www.valuesummit.hu

VDI Wissensforum, April 23-24, 2015, hosted by BROSE in Coburg, Germany. Download the call for papers here. This is a German language conference; no English translation will be provided.

Joint International SAVE Asian VE Conference & HKIVM Conference, May 8-9, 2015, Hong Kong. Call for papers is open! Submit an abstract (300 words maximum) by November 14, 2014, to hkivm@icc.com.hk.

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.

SAVE International® Webcasts
Seminars and Workshops
Certification Program
Bookstore and Publications
Knowledge Bank
Upcoming Events Calendar
Verified Learning Portal
"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