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Day 1
Registration
Welcome Remarks
Global Trends and Future Opportunities for Architecture Business

Moderators:

Mary Jane Rooney
Professor and Head of Architecture
Heriot Watt University Dubai

Panelists:

Frank Mcgoldrick
Global Design Prinicipal
Aedas
Ala Hason
SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, DIRECTOR OF MENA REGION
HKS
John Lister
Co-Executive Director and Design Director
KEO International Consultants
Sherif W Anis
Executive Director & Past President at AIA Middle East
Design Director at Gulf Related
Ewa Juszczyk
Senior Associate Director
Benoy
Envisioning the City of Tomorrow

Moderators:

Dr Bhakti More
Associate Professor
Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Panelists:

Raya Ani
Founder,RAW-NYC
2017 President, AIA Middle East
Janus Rostock
Regional Director, Middle East, Head of Concept Architecture
AECOM
Joe Tabet
Managing Director
JT & Partners
Fadi Jabri
Executive Officer, Principal CIS, MENA, INDIA
NIKKEN SEKKEI LTD
David Daniels
Director of Architecture
SSH
One to One Business Meetings & Networking Coffee Break
Merging Cultures in Architecture

Moderators:

Dalia Hafiz
Assistant Professor
College of Architecture & Design,Al Ghurair University

Panelists:

Michael Magill
Managing Director
RSP Architects
Justin Wells
Director
DWP
Dara Towhidi
Partner, Architect
Foster + Partners
Scott Kilbourn
Principal
PERKINS EASTMAN
Keynote Presentation

Speaker:

Tamás Erős
Senior BIM Consultant
GRAPHISOFT
Networking Lunch
Re-Imagining Architecture

Moderators:

Dalia Hafiz
Assistant Professor
College of Architecture & Design,Al Ghurair University

Panelists:

Ignacio Gomez
Design Director Middle East
Aedas
David Manfredi
Parsons Corporation
Vice President - Design & Consultancy
Richard Fenne
Principal & Studio Chair
Woods Bagot
Neil van der Veen
Principal
RMJM
Ian Purser
Director of Architecture
PACE
Networking Coffee Break & One To One Busienss Meetings
Design, think and discuss- A Birds Eye View of the Interior Design Industry in Middle East

Moderators:

Dr Bhakti More
Associate Professor
Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Panelists:

Elizabeth Valkovics
Interior Design Director
dwp
Tom Skyring
Design Director
WILSON ASSOCIATES
Pallavi Dean
Founder & Creative Director
ROAR
Developer Outlook

Moderators:

Alida Bata
Assistant Professor of Architecture
Herriot Watt University Dubai

Panelists:

Muhammad BinGhatti
CEO & Head of Architecture
Binghatti Holding
Baharash Bagherian
Head of Urban Planning, SEE Nexus
Diamond Developers
Elie Mrad
Head of Architecture and Design
Arada
Sameh Muhtadi
CEO
Bloom Holding
Closing Remarks
Day 2
Registration
Opening Keynote Address

Speaker:

Kourosh Salehi
Design Director
LWK & Partners
Keynote Presentation

Speaker:

Steve Woodland
Principal Director & Creative Director
The Cox Group
Contributing to the productive construction sector

Moderators:

Dr Bhakti More
Associate Professor
Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Panelists:

Jamil Jadallah
CEO
National Engineering Bureau
Preetam Panwar
Executive Director
ZAS Group of Companies
Ahmed El-Sharabassy
CEO & Founder
Sharabassy Built-Environment Studio
Farid Esmaeil
Founding Partner
X-Architects
One to One Business Meetings & Networking Coffee Break
Cultural Metaphors in Design

Panelists:

Tony Archibold
Regional Director of MENA
Kettle Collective
Future of Making Things – AEC Industry

Panelists:

Hany Shabana
Account Manger AEC Industry
Autodesk
Mega Trends for Mega Cities

Moderators:

Dr Bhakti More
Associate Professor
Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Panelists:

Angus Robertson
Regional Director Buildings MENA
Stantec
Stephan Frantzen
Design Director
P&T Group
Chris Jones
Partner
10 DESIGN
Matthew Utley
Principal
Grimshaw
Keynote Presentation

Speaker:

Ellen Søhoel
Founder
XBD Collective
Priyal Ramchandani
Interior Designer
XBD Collective
Jessica Bell
Interior Designer
XBD Collective
Keynote Presentation

Speaker:

Cornelia Kieferle-Nicklas
Managing Partner
K&P GmbH Dubai Branch Architects - Interior Designers
Farewell Networking Busines Lunch