After the registrations, we will kick-off the event by opening remarks from our special guest.
Chairpersons, Opening Remarks.
Tareq Masri - Director of Sales & Channel Sales Trimble
Connected: liberating data and breaking down silos, improving coordination and project management across every touchpoint.
Constructible models: precise geometries to help uncover issues earlier and using building data to direct the construction process.
Content-enabled: Ensuring full team is working with the most up to date content.
Using constructive data and real-time collaboration to ensure seamless collaboration.
Optimising the entire design, build and operate lifecycle.
The importance of information sharing and collaboration.
Welcome from Trimble: Constructability - from concept to design to build.
How to Stay Truly Connected.
Paul Wallett - Regional Director Trimble
What disruptive technologies will make the biggest impact?
How can such disruptive technologies facilitate ease of construction, improve quality, and bring cost benefits to project owners?
How to deal with legacy systems (the Achilles’ heel of digital transformation) and how to integrate new tech with traditional systems.
Keynote Address: Exploring the recent past and the potential role of emerging technologies as a catalyst for radical change in the construction ecosystem.
H.E. Hussain Almhmoudi - CEO SRTI Park
An update on the KSA giga-projects
How can constructability advance KSA projects to finish on time and in budget?
How will modularisation and off-site manufacturing advance the Saudi construction boom?
Developing a collaborative smart city masterplan
Presentation: Saudi Vision 2030- the $425 billion infrastructure plan.
David Glennon - Digital Delivery Director TRSDC
Mega-sites becoming a blueprint for smart cities.
Digitalized infrastructure: meeting sustainability, comfort, safety and security targets.
Collecting, monitoring, correlating and analysing data from sites, and visualising it to allow real-time monitoring and control of infrastructure.
Moderator Roger Griffiths, Professor, SDI/Heriot-Watt
David Glennon, Digital Delivery Director, The Red Sea Development Company
Tim Shelton, Digital Transformation & Innovation Lead - Middle East, Arcadis
Juan Tena Florez, Regional Digital Design Manager, KEO International Consultants
Dr Ghassan Ziadat, VP Major Projects, Capital Projects & Infrastructure, McKinsey & Company
Joint Q&A surrounding mega-projects including Expo 2020 & Saudi Vision 2030
What will 5G change? Processing mobile data which will inevitably impact the ways in which our machines communicate and interact remotely.
Adapt, evolve, and embrace new technologies and connectivity to upgrade and align conventional capabilities, processes, and models with the smart city approach.
Coordination and collaboration between all stakeholders to create a vast smart and connected ecosystem of entities and services.
Effectively visualizing infrastructure insights for smart cities and IoT projects.
Real-life case studies of a smart, connected site: how will 5G come into play?
Presentation: How will 5G make smart cities and connected sites a reality?
Fadi Shanaah -Senior Director - Head of Construction, Infrastructure & Hospitality Etisalat
A time for refreshments and networking amongst the attendees
Rethinking the industry approach to project delivery; utilizing digital tech from initiation.
Reinventing the fundamental approach to design and planning to embed smart tech as a standard feature.
Driving the perfect combination of smart policy, smart infrastructure, and smart technologies: assessing the ongoing challenges and roadblocks to the industry embracing a smart-city culture.
How can digital tools encourage the entire construction industry to collaborate effectively, transparently and in real-time?
Moderator Paul Wallett | Regional Director - Trimble Solutions ME & India
Christopher Tebb | Global Delivery Services Digital Lead, Mott MacDonald
Denis McNelis | Engineering Manager, BAM International
Jonas Vandeven | Head of 3D Printing, BESIX
Jens Fussing | CEO, BG&E Consulting Engineers
Dr. Anas Bataw | Director, PWC
Panel discussion: From bricks to bots: the impact of Industry 4.0 and a future with data-driven machines for businesses.
Maitha Ali Al Nuaimi - GIS Specialist Dubai Municipality
Presentation: Planning, designing, building, maintaining and operating smarter cities using geospatial technology.
Amal Al Marzooqi - Defence Account Manager Bayanat
Presentation: High Accuracy 3D LIDAR Mobile Mapping and drone technology, how to utilise detailed site data capture to review important site information and creating accurate maps.
Moderator Munnawar Naik | Regional Sales Manager - Trimble Geospatial Division MENA
Moderator Dennis Belgrado | Technical Sales Engineer - EMEA Region
Maitha Ali Al Nuaimi, GIS Specialist, Dubai Municipality
Amal Al Marzooqi, Defence AccountManager, Bayanat
Richard Budden, Business Development Manager, Esri Inc.
Q&A Session: Use of Geospatial Technologies & data integration in GIS to Help Building Smart Cities.
Presentation: How to use AR and VR in the next phase of construction:
taking the guesswork out of the picture
Mert Mamo | Senior BIM & 4D Planning Specialist, CSCEC
Panel: The future of offsite construction and identifying where and how 3D printing can be used across the project
Bipin Chandran | CEO, Ginco Contracting CO. L.L.C.
Patrick O’Callaghan | CEO, Offsite Engineering Solutions
Fahmi Al Shawwa | Chief Executive Officer, Imensa Technology Labs
Panel: Building Information Modelling (BIM); how to reskill your workforce and where to begin?
Rezan Shahwan | Sr. BIM Manager, ALEC Construction
Juan Tena Florez | Regional Digital Design Manager, KEO International Consultants
Cathal McGee, CEO | iTECH Engineering Consultancy
Hichem Troudi | BIM Manager ME & Digital Practice Leader, Stantec International Inc
Mohammed Kabbani | BIM Manager, Siemens
Presentation: Analysing real life case studies and applications of the latest BIM technology around the world
AbdulMajid Karanouh | International Director of interdisciplinary Design and Research, Drees & Sommer
A time for refreshments and networking amongst the attendees
Lunch and Networking
Making energy usage a business priority.
Designing and building new buildings to be energy-efficient and cost-effective.
Adapting to solar energy; changing job bids and architectural planning for the better.
Is selling energy back to the grid viable?
Looking at the entire building life-cycle: sustainability as a standard, not an addition.
What steps can you implement today to ensure ongoing and future projects are both sustainable and energy-efficient.
Panel: What’s the future of energy in construction? Taking steps towards a more sustainable future.
Closing note by Trimble Solutions Middle East.
Close of the summit