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 

Architect Aileen Llagas

Head of Infrastructure Fujairah Municipality

Leading and managing the urban infrastructure; storm water and waste water sector within Fujairah and is currently working on the Fujairah Waste Water System extension worth US$30million.

Roads, Bridges & Highways Forum Day One: Monday, 6 April 2020

Monday, April 6th, 2020

10:45 AM KEYNOTE PANEL: Understanding the fundamentals underpinning the planning and design of roadways and bridges

Topics to be covered:
  • Regional challenges in road construction in order to avoid future mistakes and avoidable costs
  • Why considerable attention to the design of the pavement is required at the preliminary design phases?
  • How to design and plan the road construction in an economical manner so that residents, traffic and pedestrians are not unduly disrupted in the process?
  • Are the environmentally-sensitive decisions being employed throughout the concept and development phases of a road project?
  • Starting from the earliest design and planning stages, how can you look for ways to generate savings, create value, and reduce costs for your road project?

Storm Water & Waste Water Infrastructure Forum Day Two: Tuesday, 7 April 2020

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

11:30 AM SPOTLIGHT FUJAIRAH: Implementing Best-Practices In Flood Modelling And Flood Prevention Programmes To Guide Construction And Flood Response Decisions

Severe thunderstorms in the UAE lately have received almost 800 reports of flooding and property damage. Population growth and increased water consumption have caused the increase in focus on sustainability such as the UAE Vision 2021 and 2071.

Key Question: How do you design adequate drainage systems to cope with unexpected flooding?
  • Using the latest flood modelling and flooding mapping technologies to remap flooding hazards
  • Discussing potential social, environmental and economic impacts of future urbanisation in increasing surface runoff over time
  • Providing example concept designs for multi-use park integrated with Emergency Flood Areas