Awards of Merit 2018

Each year Value Analysis Canada (formerly the Canadian Society of Value Analysis, CSVA) presents Awards of Merit to honour individuals and organizations recognized for creating value in Canada and across the world through the use, promotion and advancement of the Value Methodologies. This year the VA Canada Awards of Merit will be presented during the Value Analysis Canada 2018 Value Symposium October 17th to 19th in Edmonton Alberta.

The 2018 Value Symposium, VALUE IN THE WEST will attract speakers and participants from industry, government and education across Canada, the United States and Europe, providing an exceptional opportunity to honour and showcase this year’s Award of Merit recipients. For more information about the 2018 Value Symposium, please visit:§ion=conference_detail&pid=209


Value Analysis Canada would welcome your nominations of individuals or organizations deserving of recognition for their contributions to the Value Methodology in Canada,

Awards may be presented in a number of categories, with consideration of the following broad criteria:

  • Innovative application of Value Engineering (VE)/Value Analysis (VA) or extension of theapplication/methodology;
  • Achievement of recognition for contributions to VE/VA in Canada or beyond;
  • Effective application of VE/VA to improve value to: government, industry, education, construction, etc.;
  • Application, innovation or  contributions to VE/VA influential beyond its previous applications;
  • Support and promotion of VE/VA in Canada;
  • Years of service to VE/VA, and the Value Analysis Canada;
  • In addition to deserving Canadian recipients, VA Canada welcomes nominations for the Stars and Stripes Award, recognizing our American colleagues, who have made significant contributions to the application and advancement of VE/VA in Canada.


A complete listing of the Award of Merit categories, and past Award recipients can be found at the VA Canada website:


Please submit your nominations for consideration by the Value Analysis Canada Awards Committee, to: no later than July 27th, 2018. Please include the name of the nominee and a brief message supporting the nomination with reference to the criteria as listed above.