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THE REGION’S PREMIER CONFERENCE ON FAÇADE DESIGN & ENGINEERING

Zak World of Façades is an International conference series on the subject of façade design & engineering. The conference now takes place in Asia (Singapore, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and Hong Kong), Middle East (United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait), Africa (Kenya, Morocco and South Africa), Europe (United Kingdom and France), Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) and the United States of America.

Now in it's 54th edition globally and 8th edition in the GCC and the 1st edition in Jeddah, the conference will discuss the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and will showcase the latest technological solutions.

Visit www.zakworldoffacades.com for details of the previous events.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS CONFERENCE

Architects, Facade consultants, Developers, Government officials, PMC's, Main contractors, Sustainability consultants, Fire consultants, Facade contractors, Cost consultants, Glass processors & Structural consultants.

Speakers

Fabian Hecker

Senior Associate, Zaha Hadid Architects

Fabian Hecker

Senior Associate, Zaha Hadid Architects


Topic: Design Driven Innovation Across Projects in the Region – Case Studies on the Envelope Design

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Shamim Rashid-Sumar

Practice Leader - ME, Jensen Hughes

Shamim Rashid-Sumar

Practice Leader - ME, Jensen Hughes


Topic: Case Studies of Existing Building Cladding: Lessons Learnt

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Dr. Khaled Sherbini

CEO, KS Engineering Bureau

Dr. Khaled Sherbini

CEO, KS Engineering Bureau


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in Façade Construction for Modern Architecture

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Dr. Hazem Sabbagh

Principal Design Director, Diyar Consultants

Dr. Hazem Sabbagh

Principal Design Director, Diyar Consultants


Topic: "Envelopes as Evolving Ecologies”: Integrated Environmental Responses Towards a Holistic Conceptualization of Architecture

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Ahmed Zaidan

President, Edge - Ahmed Zaidan Consulting Architects

Ahmed Zaidan

President, Edge - Ahmed Zaidan Consulting Architects


Topic: BIM and parametric methods in rationalizing and developing façade and envelope design

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Amy Lam

Architect & Committee Member, RIBA Gulf Jeddah Chapter

Amy Lam

Architect & Committee Member, RIBA Gulf Jeddah Chapter


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in Façade Construction for Modern Architecture

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Reda Sejini

Partner, Urbanphenomena: design+Research

Reda Sejini

Partner, Urbanphenomena: design+Research


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in Façade Construction for Modern Architecture

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Sherief Elbadry

Lead Project Architect, Turner Arabia

Sherief Elbadry

Lead Project Architect, Turner Arabia


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in Façade Construction for Modern Architecture

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Sandro Casaccio

Sales and Marketing Development Manager, Kuraray

Sandro Casaccio

Sales and Marketing Development Manager, Kuraray


Topic: Structural and Acoustic Performance Interlayers for Façade and Window Safety Glass

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Mohamed Wagih

CEO, K&M Corporation

Mohamed Wagih

CEO, K&M Corporation


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in Façade Construction for Modern Architecture

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Fawaz Alharbi

Senior Head of Master Planning, Jeddah Economic Company

Fawaz Alharbi

Senior Head of Master Planning, Jeddah Economic Company


Topic: Out of the “Envelope” Thinking

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Alex Dantziguian

Managing Director - MEIA, Technoform

Alex Dantziguian

Managing Director - MEIA, Technoform


Topic: Thermal Break Systems - The Solution for Saving Energy, the Environment and Money

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Rushdy Mahmoud

Operations Manager, United Arab Aluminium Company (CPC Group Company)

Rushdy Mahmoud

Operations Manager, United Arab Aluminium Company (CPC Group Company)


Topic: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in Façade Construction for Modern Architecture

Topic: Economic Benefit of Using Thermally Efficient Windows in Buildings – A Case Study

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Arvind Kumar

Manager - Architectural Advisory, Technal Middle East

Arvind Kumar

Manager - Architectural Advisory, Technal Middle East


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in Façade Construction for Modern Architecture

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Dr Werner Jager

Director Technology & Marketing - DACH Markets, Hydro Building Systems (Presentation sponsored by TECHNAL®)

Dr Werner Jager

Director Technology & Marketing - DACH Markets, Hydro Building Systems (Presentation sponsored by TECHNAL®)


Topic: Urban Evolution in Curtain Wall Design

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Schedule

  • Session - 1

    (08.50 - 10.05)

08:00 - 08:55

Delegate Registration & Networking

08:55 - 09:00

Welcome address

09:00 - 09:25

Out of the “Envelope” Thinking

09:25 - 09:45

Structural and Acoustic Performance Interlayers for Façade and Window Safety Glass

09:45 - 10:05

Thermal Break Systems - The Solution for Saving Energy, the Environment and Money

10:05 - 10:30

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 2

    (10.30 - 12.30)

10:30 - 11:00

Design Driven Innovation Across Projects in the Region – Case Studies on the Envelope Design

11:00 - 11:20

Urban Evolution in Curtain Wall Design

11:20 - 11:40

"Envelopes as Evolving Ecologies”: Integrated Environmental Responses Towards a Holistic Conceptualization of Architecture

11:40 - 12:30

PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in Façade Construction for Modern Architecture

12:30 - 13:30

Networking Lunch Break & Prayers

  • Session - 3

    (13.30 - 15.00)

13:30 - 13:50

BIM and parametric methods in rationalizing and developing façade and envelope design

13:50 - 14:10

Case Studies of Existing Building Cladding: Lessons Learnt

14:10 - 14:30

Economic Benefit of Using Thermally Efficient Windows in Buildings – A Case Study

14:30 - 14:50

DIGITAL FISHBOWL

14:50 - 15:15

Networking & End of Conference

Sponsors

Presenting Partner

Associate Partners

Supporting Partner

Strategic Partner

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FAQs

What is the registration fee to attend the conference?
A limited number of complimentary seats on first come first serve basis are reserved for Architects, Façade Consultants, Developers, Government Officials, Project Management Consultants, Main Contractors, Sustainability Consultants, Fire Consultants, Façade Contractors, Cost Consultants, etc. The online registration process needs to be followed to attain your entry pass for the event. Please note that the complimentary seats allocation are under the jurisdiction of the organizers. If you are a product/material supplier and intend to attend the conference, there would be a delegate fee of AED 2000 applicable per delegate.
Is the online registration the final step?
The online registration acts as an “Interest” for attending the conference. An internal system evaluates the registrations received and issues the confirmation/entry pass accordingly. The online registration alone DOES NOT stand confirmed without a confirmation/entry pass email from the organizers.
How long does to it take to receive the confirmation/entry pass post the online registration?
If successfully approved, it takes a maximum of 4-5 working days for the system to generate the confirmation number/pass. It is advisable to check your spam/junk folders as there maybe chances of the email landing in those folders. If you have not received your confirmation within the stipulated timeframe, please write to the organisers/reply on the acknowledgment email to check on the status.
Can I register at the venue directly?
No. All registrations are pre-approved online and no on-spot registrations are encouraged.
I received an invitation from one of the sponsors. Does it qualify as entry pass?
The invitation copy from the sponsors DOES NOT qualify as the entry pass. The invite mentions the registration process at the last page. All the recipients of these invitation copies are advised to follow the online registration process to attain their passes to be able to attend the event.
Can the registration be transferred to another colleague from the same organisation?
No. If you are not able to attend the conference after receiving your confirmation number/pass you will not be able to transfer the registration to your colleague.
Is this conference CPD approved? How many points will be credited to the CPD members attending the conference?
Yes, the conference is CPD approved and one point each for the hour of the conference proceedings attended will be credited to the CPD members. This, however, does not include the registration or networking hours
Will we get the certificates for attending?
CPD will directly issue certificates to the delegates post the conference.
What do we need to bring/show at the registration desk to collect the delegate badge & kit?
The registrations start at 0800 hrs. The team at the registration desk will be fully equipped with the details of those confirmed to attend. If your registration is confirmed, you will only be asked to quote your registration number and drop your visiting cards at the registration desk to collect your badge and kit.
How do I get a copy of the presentations delivered at the event?
Post the conference, the organisers will be uploading all the presentations who's permission has been received to distribute online at this event website.
What are the inclusions in a full day conference session?
The full-day conference will include access to the conference hall, exhibit area, lunch and networking session, delegate kits and presentation copies.
What is the maximum limit of complimentary passes per firm?
If your firm is on our guest list, then a maximum of 1-4 delegates passes per firm are allocated depending on the firm size. However, the seat allocation is on first come first serve basis.
When is the final deadline for registration?
As the seats are allocated on a first come first serve basis, the registration will close once the hall seating capacity is reached.
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Venue

Park Hyatt Jeddah, Kindly reach the venue on 12th December, 2018 at 8:00 am

ADDRESS

Park Hyatt, Jeddah Saudi Arabia

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