16 - 17 April, 2019
RODA AL BUSTAN, DUBAI

Meet The Speakers

Plenary


Collin Boyce
Collin Boyce
Chief Information Officer, City of Lansing
Michigan
Dr. Abdulqader Amir
Dr. Abdulqader Amir
Deputy Minister for Technical Affairs
Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs, Saudi Arabia
Raffaele Gareri
Raffaele Gareri
Chief Technology Officer, Brescia & Chairman
The Smart City Association, Italy
Carles Agusti i Hernàndez
Carles Agusti i Hernàndez
Open Government Director
Barcelona Provincial Council
Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri
Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri
Chief Executive Officer
Maqta Gateway
Mark DeSantis
Mark DeSantis
Chief Executive Officer
RoadBotics, Inc, Pittsburgh
Safder Nazir
Safder Nazir
Regional Vice President - Digital Industries Strategy
Huawei Technologies

Housing & Residential Development Forum


Talal Moafaq Al Gaddah
Talal Moafaq Al Gaddah
CEO
MAG Lifestyle Development
Farhad Azizi
Farhad Azizi
CEO
AZIZI Developments
Hend Obaid Al Marri
Hend Obaid Al Marri
Chief Executive Officer
Dubai Real Estate Institute, UAE
Yarub Hadhrami
Yarub Hadhrami
Director – Affordable Housing
Supreme Council of Planning, Oman
Huda Asad
Huda Asad
Head of Performance, Infrastructure and Projects - Cabinet Office
Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)
Benjamin Piper
Benjamin Piper
Principal and Partner
Killa Design
Fawaz Alharbi
Fawaz Alharbi
Head of Master Planing/Project Development
Jeddah Economic Company
Adam Smith
Adam Smith
Sales Director
Polypipe Middle East FZE
Dr. Arvind Varshney
Dr. Arvind Varshney
Head of Smart Cities Mission Management Unit
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India
Matthew Kitson
Matthew Kitson
Middle East Director
Hilson Moran, UAE
Dr. Hanan Aljabri
Dr. Hanan Aljabri
Director of Strategic Planning Directorate
Muscat Municipality
Eng. Ahmad F. Alsharif
Eng. Ahmad F. Alsharif
Director General (A), Real Estate & Municipal Affairs
Economic Cities Authority
Sarfraz Dairkee
Sarfraz Dairkee
Secretary to the Board
Emirates Green Building Council
Yahia Maher
Yahia Maher
Marketing Manager
Jotun Paints
Anas Ourabi
Anas Ourabi
Managing Director
Trevi Ground Engineering
Dr. Mohamed Ayoub
Dr. Mohamed Ayoub
Chief Executive Officer
Gecat Plastic Factory

Connected Mega Cities Forum


Collin Boyce
Collin Boyce
Chief Information Officer, City of Lansing
Michigan
Carles Agusti i Hernàndez
Carles Agusti i Hernàndez
Open Government Director
Barcelona Provincial Council
Oualid Ali
Oualid Ali
President
Future Cities Council
Raffaele Gareri
Raffaele Gareri
Chief Technology Officer, Brescia & Chairman
The Smart City Association, Italy
Dr. Petar Stojanov
Dr. Petar Stojanov
Managing Partner, Ebtikaar
UAE
Harj Dhaliwal
Harj Dhaliwal
Managing Director - Middle East and India
Virgin Hyperloop ONE
Dr. Nasser Alsaedi
Dr. Nasser Alsaedi
Head of Information Security
Abu Dhabi Police
Fawaz Alharbi
Fawaz Alharbi
Head of Master Planning
Jeddah Economic City, Saudi Arabia
Mohamed Sabah Al Khalaf
Mohamed Sabah Al Khalaf
Group Chief Information Officer
Dubai Holding, UAE

Infrastructure Investment Middle East Forum


Dr. Raed Safadi
Dr. Raed Safadi
Executive Director, Economic Research & Policy
Department of Economic Development Dubai
Ian Williamson
Ian Williamson
Chief Development Officer
The Red Sea Development Company
Abdul Salam
Abdul Salam
Director General
UAE India Business Council (UIBC)
Sultan Alsadoon
Sultan Alsadoon
Chief Executive Officer
Makkah Investments
Alberto Germani
Alberto Germani
Member of PPP Team of Specialists
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Jacob Berman
Jacob Berman
Managing Director - Infrastructure and Transportation
Standard Chartered Bank
Amna Al Mazrouei
Business Manager - Corporate Banking
Bank of China (UAE)

Roads, Bridges & Highways Forum


Sulaiman Abdulrahman AlHajri
Sulaiman Abdulrahman AlHajri
Director General - Roads
Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority, UAE
Khalid Nidal Omar
Chairman of Road Department, Government of Umm Al Quwain
Planning and Survey Department, UAE
Huda Asad
Huda Asad
Head of Performance, Infrastructure and Projects - Cabinet Office
Infrastructure Projects Authority (IPA)
Ibrahim I. Elwan
Ibrahim I. Elwan
Chairman
TANQIA
Nidal S. Odeh
Nidal S. Odeh
Director
Transport & Infrastructure, Arcadis, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Nasser Alsaedi
Dr. Nasser Alsaedi
Head of Information Security
Abu Dhabi Police
Eng. Saleh Aljabri
Eng. Saleh Aljabri
Traffic Services Section Head
Abu Dhabi Municipality
Mark DeSantis
Mark DeSantis
Chief Executive Officer
RoadBotics, Inc, Pittsburgh
Husain Mohsen Alsaeedi
Husain Mohsen Alsaeedi
Section Head - Municipal Infrastructure and Assets
Abu Dhabi City Municipality
Raad Hamood
Raad Hamood
Regional Sales Director
MAURER SE
Dr. Hussein Alawieh
Dr. Hussein Alawieh
Head of the Structural Testing Laboratory KIBKON
Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Clean & Sustainable Cities Forum


Eng. Aisha Mohamed Al Abdooli
Eng. Aisha Mohamed Al Abdooli
Director of Green Development and Environmental Affairs
Ministry of Climate Change & Environment, UAE
Eng. Nada Jasim
Eng. Nada Jasim
Director - Safety, Risk, Regulation and Planning Department
Roads Transport Authority (RTA)
Ali M. Alassiri
Ali M. Alassiri
Oversight Director General
Economic Cities Authority
Dr. Alexander Ritschel
Dr. Alexander Ritschel
Director of Technology
Masdar
Afra Al owais
Afra Al owais
Chief Efficienology Officer
Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority
Brijesh Dhruve
Brijesh Dhruve
Chief Environment Officer
ENOC
Amjad Naaz
Amjad Naaz
Deputy Chief Engineer - Environment & Safety
Fujairah Cement Industries
Dr. Mohammad Aref
Dr. Mohammad Aref
OSH Expert
Ministry of HR and Emiratisation
Mazen Malkawi
Mazen Malkawi
Advisor Environmental Health Exposure
WHO
Dr. Ahmed Babader
Dr. Ahmed Babader
Director of Service Standards
SASO, Saudi Standards Metrology and Quality Organization

Port Development Forum


James Fanshawe
James Fanshawe
Chairman
UK Marine Alliance, Smart Ports
Ross Thompson
Ross Thompson
Chief Commercial and Strategy Officer
Abu Dhabi Ports
Reggy Vermeulen
Reggy Vermeulen
Chief Executive Officer
Port of Duqm
Rayan Qutub
Rayan Qutub
CEO
King Abdullah Port, Saudi Arabia
Eng. Mohammad Dardasawi
Eng. Mohammad Dardasawi
Chief Officer, Ports Development & Construction
Aqaba Development Corporation, Jordan
Jesse Damsky
Jesse Damsky
Chief Commercial Officer
Port of Salalah
Jacob Berman
Jacob Berman
Managing Director - Infrastructure and Transportation
Standard Chartered Bank
Gagan Seksaria
Gagan Seksaria
Director of Global Investments
Red Sea Gateway Terminal
Jan Gardeitchik
Jan Gardeitchik
Senior Lead Digitization
Port of Rotterdam
Arjan Kampman
Arjan Kampman
Head of Digital & IT
Port of Amsterdam
Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri
Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri
Chief Executive Officer
Maqta Gateway
Mohsin Al Jabri
Mohsin Al Jabri
HSE Manager
Sohar Port

Visitor Theatre Speakers


Larry Krauser
Larry Krauser
Executive Vice President
General Technologies, Inc. (GTI)