Le Royal Meridien
Le Royal Meridien, Al Mamsha St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Event Date Mon Oct 21 +04 - Tue Oct 22 +04 (almost 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Mon Oct 21 12:30am - Tue Oct 22 7:30am
Location Le Royal Meridien
Al Mamsha St - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Region EMEA

Aligned with its Tourism and Real Estate Vision plans to diversify the economy and capture lucrative tourism, leisure and entertainment segments the Middle East is investing multibillion dollars in its island and waterfront developments.

Besides tourism, land reclamation is also happening for expansion, maritime ports and oil and gas. The creation of Island development is not without its challenges. From construction to commerciality there are a number of factors to consider making sure your development stands out from the crowd.


2019 Speakers

Richard Brewer
Head-Projects, North25

Dr. Juan Recio
Associate Director, Ports, Marine and Geotechnical, AECOM

Ben Allgood
Principal Urban Design, Master Planning + Architecture, Parsons

Fawaz Alharbi
Director of Master Planning, Public Investment Fund (PIF)

Adib Moukheiber
General Manager, Zaya Nurai

Olof Atladóttir
Director, Destination Management, The Red Sea Development Company

Janus Rostock
Vice President, Practice Lead, Design + Planning & Economics, Head of Concept Architecture, AECOM

Benjamin Piper
Partner, Design Principal, Killa Design

Loay Ghazaleh
Advisor, Office of the Undersecretary, Ministry of Public Works, Bahrain

Ahmad Khalil
Ports and Marine Director and Regional Sector Leader, Middle East, ARCADIS

Dr. Sean O’Neil
Global Technical Lead for Coastal Infrastructure, Jacobs

Dr.-Ing. Marwan Alzaylaie
Senior Manager- Geotechnical, Dubai Development Authority

Dr. Mohamed Ayeldeen
Technical Manager Middle East, Keller

Craig J. Thackray
Director Civil Infrastructure MEA Ports & Maritime, AECOM

Ewa Juszczyk
Senior Associate Director, Benoy

Tariq Bsharat
Head of strategy, Marjan

Dr. Mootaz Khaled
Coastal/Maritime Expert, UAE, Egypt.

Dr. Asadullah Khan
Principal Engineer, WSP

Lee French
Operations Director, Cundall

Nivine Issa
Head of Environment & Waste, AESG

Dr. Nicholas Grunnet
Head of Department, Coastal and Estuarine Dynamics, DHI Group

AbdelMonem Refaat
Principal Architect, SSH

Dr. Imran Durrani
Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Sogreah Gulf – Artelia Group

Dr. Hossam E. Ali
Head of Section - Geotechnical, Sogreah Gulf – Artelia Group

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors

• WJ Middle East (WJ-ME)

• PLC Contracting
• Keller

• Xylem