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  • LEADERS IN ARCHITECTURE MENA AGENDA

8:30 – 9:30

Registration & Morning Welcome Coffee

9:30 – 9:45

Keynote Address

9:45 – 10:30

Hard Talk Interview with Regional Leaders:Unveiling the Truth behind the Current and Future Mega Projects and Business Practices

Moderator:
Sarah Taizoon
Assistant Professor, School of Design & Architecture, Manipal University , Dubai Design Director, Creative Nutshell Designs
Panelists:
Jamil Jadallah
Managing Director, National Engineering Bureau
Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah
CEO/ Chief Architect, Arab Engineering Bureau
Tarek Shuaib
Design Principal,Pace

10:30 – 12:00

One to One Prescheduled Business Meetings & Networking Coffee Break

12:00 – 12:45

How does global architectural firms succeed in the Middle East Region

Moderator:
Dr Gisela Loehlein B.Eng (Hons), PhD
Associate Professor, Ajman University of Science and Technology
Panelists:
Michael Fowler
Managing Director – Middle East, Aedas
Harold Thompson
Senior Vice President, Callison RTKL
Thomas Behr
Managing Director, SOM
Mark Streetz
Senior Vice President & Managing Principal, HOK

12;45 – 13:10

Keynote Presentation

Panelists:
Ibrahim Saad
General Manager, Gerflor Middle East

13:10 - 14:10

Networking Business Lunch

14:10 – 14:45

Future of the architectural outlook in the Middle East Region

Moderator:
Dr. Iman Ibraahim
Assistant Professor of Architecture Design at University of Sharjah
Panelists:
Yahya Jan
Vice President & Design Director, NORR
Chris Jones
Partner, 10Design
Robert Troup
Regional Managing Director, dwp Middle East
Brian Johnson
Principal and Managing Partner, Godwin Austen Johnson Architects

14:45 – 15:05

Bold Ideas from Kohler

Panelists:
Yann Dhalluin
Commercial Director Middle East, Kohler – Kitchen & Bath, EMEA

15:05 – 15:50

One to One Prescheduled Business Meetings & Networking Coffee Break

15:50 – 16:30

Spotlight on Healthcare: Creating State of the Art Medical Facilities by Solving Challenged Faced by Healthcare Professional and Putting the Patient First

Moderator:
Bhakti More
Associate Professor School of Design & Architecture Manipal University,Dubai
Panelists:
Jeffrey Brand
Principal and Board Director, Perkins Eastman
Carson Shearon
Principal, CannonDesign
Ahmad Soueid
Principal and Senior Vice President, HDR
Marwan Houry
Principal, Stantec

16:30 - 17:15

Future Architecture Design Trends in the MENA Region

Moderator:
Banafsha Quadri Rajput
Faculty of Architecture & Interior Design Programs, Amity University Dubai & Event Moderator
Panelists:
 Chris Reynolds
VICE PRESIDENT, KEO-DESIGN
Stas Louca
Operations Director,PerkinsWill
Maher Shkoukani
Chief Architect and a Member of the Board of Directors, Omrania
Farid Esmaeil
Founding partner, X‐Architects

19:30

Leaders in Architecture MENA Gala Dinner