05 - 07 April, 2020 | Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE

The only city infrastructure show bringing together global visionaries, city planners and key stakeholders working on major infrastructure projects 

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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