16 - 17 April, 2019
ATLANTIS THE PALM, DUBAI

FREE TECHNICAL SEMINARS

Benefit from continuous learning from our technical sessions

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Day one

12:00  Ministry of Infrastructure Development MOU signing

  • MoID & ENOC
  • MoID & TATWEER
  • Announcements

H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister, Ministry of Infrastructure Development

12:30 Infra TECH X session: Off-site construction technology          

  • Philippe Akl, President, UNIPODS  

13:00 LIVE interview!

  • Carlo Ratti, Director, MIT Senseable City Lab and Founding Partner, Carlo Ratti Associati, USA
  • Paromita Dey, Senior Editor, Construction Business News Middle East 

13:30 LIVE demonstration: Marine infrastructure maintenance operation

  • Guillaume Campion, Head of Product Strategy, AMA 

14:00 Solving one of the costliest challenges – Increasing the durability and service life of concrete marine and coastal structures in the GCC countries 

  • Dr. Mohamad Nagi, Director of Infrastructure Sustainability and Assesment Centre, American University of Dubai

14:30 LIVE interview!

  • Eng. Ahmed Abdallah Ahmed Al Hammadi, Director of Roads Department, Ministry of Infrastructure Development, UAE

14:50 LIVE interview!

  • Rayan Qutub, CEO, King Abdullah Port, Saudi Arabia

15:10 LIVE interview!

  • Mark Simister, Head of Delivery Management, Sydney Water


15:30 LIVE interview! 

  • Mohammed Al Suwayed, General Manager of theVision Realisation Office, Ministry of Transport, Saudi Arabia


Day two

11:00 Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme        

MOU signing & LIVE interview!

  • Eng. Basem al Namer, Director, Engineering Services Department, Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme

11:30 Autonomy – A global game changer: Yara Birkeland – The world’s first autonomous zero emission container feeder

  • Sondre Larsson, Sales Manager Autonomy, Kongsberg Maritime

12:00 Urgent call for building maintenance

  • Eng. Fatma Alkheyaili, Acting Head of Fast Track Projects Section - Architect Engineer, Sharjah Public Works

12:30 Applying VR to project planning and design

  • Charles Dunk, Manager Immersive Technology & Visualisation Group UAE & Oman, AECOM

13:00 LIVE interview!

  • Harj Dhaliwal, Managing Director, Middle East, Virgin Hyperloop ONE, UAE

13:20 House Typology: The logic of making architectural plans by algorithm and the integration into software 

  • Dr. Emad S. N. Mushtaha, Associate Professor, College of Engineering, University of Sharjah
  • Eng. Sarah Fahar Ghalib , Architectural Engineer, Ministry of Infrastructure Development 


13:50 
LIVE interview!

  • Ravi Suri, Global Head of Infrastructure Finance, KPMG

14:10 LIVE interview!

  • Arjan Kampman, Head of Digital & IT, Port of Amsterdam

14:30 LIVE interview!

  • Prof. Dr. Ben Schouten, Playful Interactions Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology

                            


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