Middle East Construction Industry Burgeoning; MODCON2016 Summit to Host Leading Players

The Middle East Prefabrication & Modular Construction Summit 2016 will see detailed discussions by the domain experts to find viable solutions to the deterrents and chart the way forward for construction industry.

Middle East is witnessing surge in the infrastructure construction projects in residential, commercial and national infrastructure segment alike. With the increased competition the cost effectiveness, delivery timelines, safety and sustainability of the projects are given highest importance in order to make the projects viable, secure and profitable.

Prefabrication and Modular Construction has become a synonym for timely and effectual construction and is fast replacing the conventional methods of construction around the globe. Dubai is set to host the leading stakeholders from construction industry at the Middle East Prefabrication & Modular Construction Summit on February 16-17, 2016.

Leading players representing project owners, operators, developers, architects, civil engineers, structural designers, technology providers, procurement leaders will be meeting world class suppliers and solution providers in the most exclusive and candid environment.

Some of the high profile speakers who will be addressing and sharing their experiences include:

·         Mr. Lalit Dhamija, Team Leader (Procurement Process), ADCO

·         Mr. Tamer El Asmar, Manager Engineering Department, ADNOC

·         Mr. Hani Hawamdeh, Chief Technical Officer, Arab Engineering Bureau

·         Mr. Amr Metwally, Head of Architecture Division, Hamad Medical Corporation

·         Dr. Fouad Al Momen, Vice President, Hill International, Inc.

·         Ms. Holley Chant, Executive Director-Sustainability, KEO International Consultants

·         Mr. Shapour Mehrkar, Consultant-Structural Engineering, Kling Consult

·         Mr. Loay Ghazaleh, Advisor, Ministry of Works, Bahrain

Subject matter experts will embark upon topics including development and application of Prefabrication Construction Technologies and benefits of their absorption in the forthcoming projects; Redefining Material Acquisition and Procurement Approach while easing out the acquisition processes; Standards & Certificates to benchmark the construction and how utilizing prefabrication and modular construction, sustainability can reduce environment impact made by construction industry; transportation challenges of pre-stressed material and their probable solutions on offer; Building Information Management and benefits of including the technology into the entire construction system; amongst others.

The conference is being organized by the Information Exchange Group (IXG). IXG is an organization dedicated to providing platforms for Technical and Industrial Information Exchange. The main driving force that fuels their mission is the purpose of bridging the gaps that arise as a result of evolving market trends and technological upgrades. The group works through a range of event formats enabling the exchange of knowledge in an effectual manner.



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