Programme

Day 1

11.04.2018

08:30 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 09:45 Welcome Address by Event Chair

Speaker:

Esra Lemmens

Founder & Director
Esra Lemmens Agency

09:45 - 10:30 Titans of the Middle East: Leaders’ perspectives on the future opportunities and trends shaping the architecture industry in the region

Moderator:

Ashok Iyer

Professor & Chairperson
School of Design & Architecture, Manipal Academy

Panelists:

Ammar Al Assam

CEO
Dewan Architects and Engineers

Philip Gillard

Vice President
KEO

Emad Jaber

Founder and Managing Partner
LACASA

Ian Purser

Director of Architecture
PACE

10:30 - 11:00 "Design of the Patient Experience"

Keynote speaker:

Mary-Jean Eastman

Founding Partner & Principal
Perkins Eastman

11:00 - 12:30 Networking Coffee Break & One to One Prescheduled Business Meetings
12:30 - 13:00 The Role of Architecture in Infrastructure

Keynote speaker:

Jennifer Dixon

Head of Architecture, EMEA
AECOM

13:00 - 14:00 Networking Business Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 Innovation in Architecture

Moderator:

Mary Jane Rooney

Professor of Architecture , Head of Architecture School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society
Heriot Watt University

Panelists:

Raya Ani

Founder,RAW-NYC
2017 President, AIA Middle East

Shaun Killa

Design Partner
Killa Design

Phillip Jones

Managing Principal, MENA, Principal
B+H

Dan Flower

Design Director
HKS

Firas Hnoosh

Principal, Design Director of Architecture
Perkins+Will

14:45 - 15:30 Networking Coffee & One to One Business Meetings
15:30 - 16:15 Vision of the City of Tomorrow and Future of Urban Planning

Moderator:

Cristiano Luchetti

Assistant Professor
American University of Sharjah

Panelists:

Fadi Jabri

Executive Officer, Principal CIS, MENA, INDIA
NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD

Baharash Bagherian

Founder & Design Director
Baharash Architecture

Uwe Nienstedt

Senior Regional Manager
SKIDMORE, OWINGS & MERRILL, LLP

Mustafa Chehabeddine

Design Principal
KPF

Ignacio Gomez

Design Director
Middle East, AEDAS

16:15 - 16:45 Vertical Urbanism: Cities of the future

Keynote speaker:

Mustafa Chehabeddine

Design Principal
KPF

16:45 - 17:00 Closing Remarks & End of Day 1

Moderator:

Esra Lemmens

Founder & Director
Esra Lemmens Agency

19:30 - 23:00 Evening Reception

Please note that the agenda is subject to change