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 

Euan Llyod

Lawyer Construction Specialist Al Tamimi & Co. UAE

Advising major developer regarding the two-stage tender process for the design and construction of an iconic development in Dubai and advising a contractor on a high-value hospital project.

Euan Llyod will also be speaking at the Housing, High Rise, Commercial Buildings forum. 

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

Monday, April 6th, 2020

10:00 AM KEYNOTE PANEL: Innovative ways to fund and finance roadways and bridges infrastructure in the Middle East

Key issues to be addressed:
  • Regulation, pricing and institutional investment
  • Strong framework for long-term public funding
  • Effective approach to implement PPP
  • Identifying and providing attractive financing methodologies in order to improve transport infrastructure investments
  • How to engage private sector firms, such as operators, in order to improve collaboration on PPPs

Housing, High Rise, Commercial Buildings Pre-Forum Workshops: Sunday, 5 April 2020

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

12:00 PM WORKSHOP B: DRAFTING STANDARD SUITES OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS AND CONSULTANT SERVICES AGREEMENTS

This workshop will deep dive into the highvalue concession agreements, construction contracts, O&M contracts and consultant services agreements in respect of housing and residential infrastructure.

  • How to frame a well-defined contractual clause to deliver the project on time and under estimated budget?
  • How to address and overcome the issue of variation order or change order in the contract?
  • What are the legal frameworks to ensure secure on-time payment of contractors?
  • Infrastructure, licensing, budget and compliance details that must be detailed and incorporated in the contract.
  • Developing clear scope of work and the metrics for measuring success

Housing, High Rise, Commercial Buildings Forum Day One: Monday, 6 April 2020

Monday, April 6th, 2020

10:00 AM VISIONARY THINK TANK: How Do You Expect Housing And Residential Infrastructure Projects In Your Region To Be Funded Over The Coming Years?

MENA’s region future projects pipeline exceeds USD 3.7 trillion. Construction and civil construction projects alone account for USD 2.4 trillion, according to a recent report by MEED Projects Statistics. US$2 trillion of mixed used development projects (apartment, villas and houses) are in the planning stage across the Middle East. This points to an increased appreciation of the opportunities emerging in the Middle East among both domestic and international investors.

This session will discuss the different approaches for funding and financing the housing and residential infrastructure.
  • Which investment partnering model should you consider to be most effective in delivering your housing and residential projects
  • How innovatively can different levels of government, developers, and other non-governmental entities work together for acquiring funds for a project
  • How is technology disrupting the way developers and the investment community operates
  • What role will private capital play in funding the growing housing and residential infrastructure and changing needs of developers?