Programme

Day 2

12.04.2018

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

Moderator:

Esra Lemmens

Founder & Director
Esra Lemmens Agency

09:45 - 10:30 Tech Revolution in Architecture

Moderator:

Dr. Bhakti More

Associate Professor
Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Panelists:

Simon Moon

CEO
Atkins Middle East

Richard Fenne

Principal & Studio Chair
Woods Bagot

Professor Shams Eldien Naga

Founder
Naga Architects

Chris Jones

Partner
10 Design

Zayad Motlib

Founder, AmorphouStudio
Founder, d-NAT - Dubai Network for Art, Architecture and Technology

10:30 - 11:15 MENA region within the International Landscape – Global Leaders’ Perspective

Moderator:

Dr. Anna Cornaro

Associate Professor,American University in Dubai & Partner & Founder,COdESIGN

Panelists:

Carson Shearon

Principal, Director, International Practice
CannonDesign

Daniel Hajjar

Senior Vice President, Managing Principal EMEA
HOK

Charles Dalluge

President & Chief Operating Officer
DLR Group

Shawn Basler

Principal & Executive Director
Perkins Eastman

11:15 - 12:30 Networking Coffee Break & One to One Business Meetings
12:30 - 13:15 Man-made Talent and Man born Talent – How to nurture both

Moderator:

Mary Jane Rooney

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

Panelists:

Marwan Houry

Principal
Stantec

Michael Magill

Managing Director and Design Director
RSP Architects

Gary Rawlings

Design Director
Gensler

13:15 - 14:15 Networking Business Lunch
14:15 - 15:00 Hospitality Projects Outlook

Moderator:

Linsey D Thomson

Assistant Professor - Interior Design
Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus

Panelists:

Brian Johnson

Principal and Managing Partner
Godwin Austen Johnson Architects

Cornelia Kieferle-Nicklas

Managing Partner
Kieferle and Partner

Ralf Steinhauer

Director
RSP Architects

Lisa Cholmondeley

Studio Director
Gensler

15:00 - 15:45 Future of Sustainable Architecture

Moderator:

Dr. Bhakti More

Associate Professor
Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Panelists:

Kourosh Salehi

Design Director
X-Architects

Gary Rawlings

Design Director
Gensler

Zayad Motlib

Founder, AmorphouStudio
Founder, d-NAT - Dubai Network for Art, Architecture and Technology

Simon Chambers

Director
NORR

15:45 - 16:15 Contextual and sustainable – Contemporary workplace architecture with a sense of place

Keynote speaker:

John Avery

Director
LOM architecture and design

16:15 - 16:30 Farewell Words & End of the Summit

Moderator:

Esra Lemmens

Founder & Director
Esra Lemmens Agency

Please note that the agenda is subject to change