21 - 23 April 2019

Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events

The Kingdom's premier event dedicated to the stone and surface design industry

17:00 - 17:30 Setting the Scene

Reviewing current construction activity and material demand in the Kingdom's residential, hospitality, retail and office sectors

Led by:

Ibrahim Albuloushi, National Director and Country Head, KSA, JLL

Ibrahim Albuloushi

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Opening remarks from the workshop leaders:

  • H. E. Mr. Faisal AlFadl, Secretary-General, Saudi Green Building Forum in Consultative Status with United Nations, USGBC Education Partner
  • Ahmed Abunada, saaf® Professional, LEED AP and LEED Faculty at US Green Building Council
  • Buthina Aljehani, saaf® Professional, LEED GA and SGBF Member at ISTHITHNA Consulting Engineering

                                                                  

H. E. Mr. Faisal AlFadl, Secretary-General                                       Ahmed Abunada, saaf® Professional          

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Best practice in the use of stone and surface materials for interiors according to saaf® / USGBC LEED® environmental product declarations

Strategies for green building: The role of stone and surface materials in achieving LEED® credit and the increasing application of energy modelling to assess their ongoing performance

Using the saaf® City Performance Program to profile the environmental performance of Makkah, Madinah, Tabuk, Buraydah, Najran, Jizan, Abha, Sakaka and Aljouf

Reviewing national construction regulations and how to ensure that you remain updated and compliant with their requirements

Best‐practice project management strategies and techniques: The key gains that can be made within specific construction project disciplines

Speaker:

Hisham Haridy, Co-Founder and PM Director, Knowledge Valley for Management and Consultation Services

 

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The power of GIS in project management

Speaker:

Hani Eldakroury, Co-Founder and Director, GIS Services, Knowledge Valley for Management and Consultation Services

 

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The design conceptualisation process for construction projects – is it creative or scientific?

Speaker:

Ashraf Yunus, COO, SAK

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A look at project management in relation to stone & surface materials

Speaker:

Mohammad Amjad, Business Process Re-Engineering Consultant and CEO, High Rays Contracting Company

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A look at project management in relation to stone & surface materials

Speaker:

Mohammad Amjad, Business Process Re-Engineering Consultant and CEO, High Rays Contracting Company

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Trends in stone and surface material usage in Saudi Arabian interior design

Speaker:

Mahmoud Afifi, Senior Architect, Mohamed Al-Usaifer Commercial Construction Co.

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Essential elements of construction contracts and basics of the flooring materials

Speaker:

Syed Rayees Ahmed, Senior Contracts' Specialist, Hanmi Global Saudi

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The use of local stone, granite and other green surface materials in Saudi Vision 2030

Speaker:

Dr Mohamed Alhaj Hussein, Chairman / CEO, Saudi Concrete Chapter / Green Quality Consulting Engineering Office

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The power of GIS in project management

Speaker:

Hani Eldakroury, Co-Founder and Director, GIS Services, Knowledge Valley for Management and Consultation Services

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