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

Meet The Speakers

Plenary


Raffaele Gareri
Raffaele Gareri
Chief Digital Transition Officer and Co- Founder
The City of Rome and The Smart City Association Italy
Carles Agusti i Hernàndez
Carles Agusti i Hernàndez
Open Government Director
Barcelona Provincial Council
Mark DeSantis
Mark DeSantis
Chief Executive Officer
RoadBotics, Inc, Pittsburgh
Waleed Altamimi
Waleed Altamimi
General Manager
Tasneef
Safder Nazir
Safder Nazir
Regional Vice President - Digital Industries Strategy
Huawei Technologies
Ghassan Bawab
Ghassan Bawab
CTO
Huawei OpenLab Middle East
Faisal Malik
Faisal Malik
CTO
Huawei Enterprise Middle East
Sunil Peer
Sunil Peer
Director BD
Huawei Enterprise Middle East
Leszek Janusz
Leszek Janusz
CEO
ViaCon
Sagar Raghuwanshi
Sagar Raghuwanshi
Global Concept Manager – Infrastructure / Protective Coatings Department
Jotun

Housing & Residential Development Forum


Talal Moafaq Al Gaddah
Talal Moafaq Al Gaddah
CEO
MAG Lifestyle Development
Farhad Azizi
Farhad Azizi
CEO
AZIZI Developments
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
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
Dr. Mohamed Ayoub
Dr. Mohamed Ayoub
Chief Executive Officer
Gecat Plastic Factory
Peck Zhao
Peck Zhao
Overseas Marketing Manager
Midea
Aymen Brik
Aymen Brik
Business Development Manager
Trevi Ground Engineering

Connected Mega Cities Forum


Carles Agusti i Hernàndez
Carles Agusti i Hernàndez
Open Government Director
Barcelona Provincial Council
Oualid Ali
Oualid Ali
President and Director at the Training and Smart Solutions Center
Future Cities Council and The German University of Technology (GuTech Oman)
Dr. Petar Stojanov
Dr. Petar Stojanov
Managing Partner, Ebtikaar
UAE
Fawaz Alharbi
Fawaz Alharbi
Director of Urban Planning
Public Investment Fund
Mohamed Sabah Al Khalaf
Mohamed Sabah Al Khalaf
Group Chief Information Officer
Dubai Holding, UAE
Mark Versteyhe
Mark Versteyhe
Head of Mechanical Engineering Technology TC • Mechatronics Research Group (M-Group)
KU Leuven - Belgium
Keivan Shariatmadar
Keivan Shariatmadar
Senior researcher at KU Leuven – Campus Bruges Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Technology TC Mechatronics Research Group (M-Group)
KU Leuven - Belgium

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

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)
Nidal S. Odeh
Nidal S. Odeh
Regional Lead- Bridges and Civil Structures - KEO INFRASTRUCTURE
KEO International Consultants
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
Shadi Hindaileh
Shadi Hindaileh
Durability Specialisr
Cortec
Akin Adamson
Akin Adamson
Director Middle East
Ricardo
Larry Krauser
Larry Krauser
Executive Vice President
General Technologies, Inc. (GTI)

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)
Ibrahim I. Elwan
Ibrahim I. Elwan
Chairman
TANQIA
Ali Mohammad M. Al Mudawi
Ali Mohammad M. Al Mudawi
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
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
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
Kim Larsen
Kim Larsen
Vice President Commercial and Business Development - Ports Unit
Abu Dhabi Ports
Mr. Michel Yon
Mr. Michel Yon
Director - Marine
Keller