٢١ - ٢٣ ابريل ٢٠١٩

21 - 23 April 2019

Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events

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

*This session will be conducted in English

  • Managing multiple contracts: New approaches in out-based contracts and SLAs
  • Outsourcing services and how to mitigate risks 
  • Performance management within projects
  • Exploring the latest materials innovations for stone facades
  • Assessing sustainability, performance and durability
  • Achieving traditional stone architecture using innovative techniques
  • Design challenges – lessons learnt from real world examples

*This session will be conducted in Arabic

Speakers

Arch. Mansour Mohamed Asmari Project Management
  • Exploring the latest innovations in materials and design trends for the surface on a residential and commercial building
  • Indoor-outdoor living: Materials selection and design tips for beautiful spaces that flow from indoors to outdoors

*This session will be conducted in Arabic

Speakers

Osama Baselm Architect and Interior Designer Motion Design
  • New methodologies for innovative architecture
  • Design concepts for sustainable, contemporary buildings
  • Real life examples from architectural and interior case studies

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Alaa Al Qahtani Founder Architect Alaa Qahtani Architects
  • Highlighting the importance of through-penetration fire stopping
  • Best practice in design and materials selection
  • Learning from examples of incorrect firestopping installations
  • Common challenges faced in the region

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Adam Olomon
Adam Olomon Engineer and Manager - Al Khobar Office Jensen Hughes
  • Stone selection considerations – aesthetics, duarbility, cost, availability
  • Procurement strategy – selection, tendering, procurement, QA/QC
  • Cost effective engineering of robust and duarable stone cladding and their supports for large scale projects
  • Lessons learned: Experience from previous projects in the Middle East - travertine, marble, basalt, granite, limestone. pin fixings, undercut fixings and kerf rails

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Robert Stephens Executive Director Inhabit Group
  • Identifying the main challenges associated with working with natural stone materials
  • Quality control in natural stone sourcing
  • Benchmarking, standards and requirements of technical features
  • Project management guidance when working with natural stone: Quality versus time
  • Turning raw material into a product

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Vincenzo Spina CEO Stonex Consulting
  • Identifying common challenges in stone applications and techniques
  • Highlighting honeycomb panel solutions
  • Tempered glass solutions
  • Exploring stone and light panel design options

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Vincenzo Spina CEO Stonex Consulting

This three part series of LEED workshops will provide an interactive opportunity for participants to learn the latest updates pertaining to LEED v4.1 directly from a member of the US Green Building Council Faculty.  This session will focus on updates and LEED guidance specifically geared towards building design and construction.

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Dr. Mohammed Al Surf USGBC Faculty, LEED® Green Associate, TRUE® Advisor; Regional Manager – Market Development – Saudi Arabia, Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI)
  • Project risk management framework.
  • Project life-cycle and risk management
  • Identifying threats and opportunities facing your projects
  • Useful techniques to identify, analyse, mitigate and monitor risks throughout the project life cycle
  • Creating an effective risk monitoring plan and risk management strategies
  • Developing a risk budget
  • Project risk management success factors

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Eng. Hashim Haridi
Eng. Hashim Haridi Project Management Director Knowledge Valley Management & Consultation Services

This three part series of LEED workshops will provide an interactive opportunity for participants to learn the latest updates pertaining to LEED v4.1 directly from a member of the US Green Building Council Faculty.  This session will focus on updates and LEED guidance specifically geared towards building operations and maintenance.

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Dr. Mohammed Al Surf USGBC Faculty, LEED® Green Associate, TRUE® Advisor; Regional Manager – Market Development – Saudi Arabia, Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI)

This three part series of LEED workshops will provide an interactive opportunity for participants to learn the latest updates pertaining to LEED v4.1 directly from a member of the US Green Building Council Faculty.  This session will focus on updates and LEED guidance specifically geared towards interior design and construction.

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Dr. Mohammed Al Surf USGBC Faculty, LEED® Green Associate, TRUE® Advisor; Regional Manager – Market Development – Saudi Arabia, Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI)
  • A brief introduction to green building principles and practice in Saudi Arabia
  • Understanding the latest updates to green building codes
  • Highlighting what this means in terms of environmentally sustainable materials choices for construction projects

*This session will be conducted in Arabic

  • Introduction to the public park conceptual process
  • Innovative design trends to engaging, user-friendly outdoor spaces
  • Materials assessment: Sustainability, safety, durability and ease of maintenance for life cycle efficiency in a harsh climate
  • Exploring locally sourced materials that are effective for outdoor spaces
  • Jeddah Public Park Project: Lessons learnt from a real life case study

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Omar Mostafa Dhakil Lecturer, Engineering Department UPM
Ibraheem Dhakil Founder Smart Planning Architecture
  • Using natural stones in pyramids and sustainable Roman structures
  • Highlighting how green mining of local and natural stones can benefit local people, improve the green economy and achieve the Saudi Vision 2030
  • Basalt stone in the use of green concrete

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Dr. Mohamed Alhaj Hussein Chairman and CEO Saudi Concrete Chapter; Green Quality Consulting Engineering Office

A practical toolkit to support effective project management skills, delegates will:

  • Understand key functional areas
  • Learn how to manage manpower and material
  • Develop a work breakdown structure for a project

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Mohammad Amjad
Mohammad Amjad Business Process Re Engineer Consultant High Rays Contracting
  • Highlighting why the building envelope is important
  • Selecting performance based products
  • Exploring best practices for design and installation
  • Understanding proper tie-in detailing at critical junctions
  • Assessing air and vapour barrier below stone finishing
  • Wall assembly enterprise

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Arch. Rabih Adra, LEED Ga
Arch. Rabih Adra, LEED Ga Regional Manager, Saudi Arabia & Bahrain Carlisle Syntec Middle East
  • Introduction to green and smart buildings
  • Integrating building technology that maximises resource efficiency, lifecycle effects and building performance
  • Optimising energy performance of your building through technology and smart materials selections
  • Identifying KPIs of smart and sustainable buildings
  • Measuring the cost-effectiveness of smart and sustainable buildings

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Ayman Abdallah
Ayman Abdallah Senior MEP Engineer Al Mukmal Group

A practical toolkit to support effective project management skills, delegates will learn how to:

  • Identify the human resources emotional key leadership skills
  • Estimate activity durations of time, quality and price
  • Perform a project risk assessment
  • Learn how to monitor, control, and close projects to specification, time and budget

*This session will be conducted in English

Speakers

Mohammad Amjad
Mohammad Amjad Business Process Re Engineer Consultant High Rays Contracting