The Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (CIAP) through its human resources development arm, the Construction Manpower Development Foundation (CMDF), will be hosting the 2nd Philippines- Japan Conference on Construction in collaboration with the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism of the Government of Japan. The 2nd PH — Japan Conference is part of the strategic cooperation between Philippines and Japan in the development of programs for the construction industry.

In line with this, we would like to invite the media to cover the aforementioned event. The conference is organized on 12 December 2019 at 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Aquarius Room on the 27th floor of the Diamond Hotel, Manila, Philippines. As we are limiting the number of attendees, we are reserving two (2) slots for you.

Kindly send your confirmation of participation to Angela Ballesta at +63 926 579 4184 or Should you have further queries or would like to discuss any concerns regarding the conference, please feel free to contact the number above or you may also call our office at +02 8511.1056.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you there.

2nd Philippines – Japan Conference on Construction
12 December 2019, Thursday 1:00pm – 5:00pm
27F Aquarius Room, Diamond Hotel, Manila



1:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.Opening Ceremony

Deputy Director General, Yoshiro Mino
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism of Japan (MLIT)

1:10 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.Session 1: Philippines Side

Urban Development in the Philippines
Philippine Construction Industry Roadmap 2020-2030

2:10 pm – 3:15 p.m.Session 2: Japan Side

Highlights of Job Fair and Introduction to the Training Program in 2018 and 2019
Career Paths for Foreign Workers under the New System (Specific Skilled Workers)
Company Introduction

3:15 p.m. – 3:25 p.m.Closing Ceremony / Closing Speech

Executive Director, Engr. Rene E. Fajardo
Construction Manpower Development Foundation (CMDF)

3:25 p.m. – 3:40 pmCoffee Break
3:40 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Session 3: Business Matching

Business Matching

 Date of Release: 10 December 2019