• WELCOME TO

    INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR
    SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS (6th Edition)

    Conrad Hotel - Dubai
    November 6 - 7, 2018

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
Building the Future - Construction Technology of Tomorrow

2018 will see the 6th edition of the annual INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, an initiative headed by Dubai Municipality's Central Laboratory.

This 2-day conference and workshops feature the latest innovations and trends in design and construction that will shape the future in the Gulf region and beyond.

This year`s edition presents the latest developments in the field of Artificial Intelligence applications in the Construction Sector and other emerging technologies for sustainable building materials and testing.

The event brings together government decision-makers, international researchers and private sector professionals in related fields. The objective is to learn from each other and to open up new channels of dialogue between stakeholders.

Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance issued by our event partner ASTM International.

Conference Program

  • Day 1 - Conference – Tuesday, November 6, 2018 (Conrad Dubai Hotel - Ballroom Level 4)
08.00

Registration, Coffee and Refreshments

09.00

Opening Session


National Anthem & Verses of Holy Quran


Introductory Address:


Building the Future - Construction Technology of Tomorrow

09.10

Keynote Speech - Hard and Soft A.I.R (A.I. and Robotics) in Construction

09.30

Official Inauguration of the Exhibition

SESSION I – Building the Future – Construction Technology of Tomorrow – Artificial Intelligence
Chairwoman: Ms. Hend Ismail Al Rahma - DCL

10.00

Presentation by UAE Ministry of Artificial Intelligence (TBC)

10.20

Transformation of Construction Materials using Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Challenges

10.40

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Shaping Future Construction Scenarios

11.00

AI: The Journey from “Hype” to Productivity

11.20

Q&A

11.30

Coffee Break

SESSION II – Building the Future – Construction Technology of Tomorrow - Sustainability
Chairwoman: Eng. Fida Mohammed Alhammadi, Head Of Researches and Building System Section | Dubai Municipality

11.50

Presentation by Expo 2020

12.10

Product Transparency: a New Milestone Towards more Sustainable Buildings

12.30

Selection of Materials for Sustainability

12.50

Future Readiness and Acceptance

13.10

Innovative Steel-Concrete Composite Beam for Sustainable Slim Floor Construction

13.30

Q&A

13.40

Coffee Break

SESSION III - Building the Future - Construction Technology of Tomorrow - Testing and Certification
Chairwoman: Dr. Nada Chami | Saint-Gobain

14.00

Presentation by Masdar (TBC)

14.20

Presentation by Dubai Civil Defence

14.40

Q&A

14.50

Photo Session (TBA)

15.00

Lunch

16.00

End of Day 1

  • Day 2 – Workshop A – Wednesday November 7, 2018 (Conrad Dubai Hotel – Meeting rooms Level 4)
    Parallel Sessions
08.00

Departure by bus from Conrad Hotel - Field Trip - Artificial Intelligence

11.30

Registration, Coffee and Refreshments at Conrad Dubai Hotel, Level 4

11.45

Presentation on Fire Safe Facade Solutions

12.05

Field Assessment Methodologies for the Corrosion of Steel - Reinforcement in Concrete Treated with Chemical Inhibitors in the Arabian Gulf

12.25

Sustainable Construction of Composite Frame Enabled by BIM

12.45

Coffee Break

13.05

Heat of Hydration of Mass Pours Using Supplementary Cement Replacements for High Performance Concrete in the Middle East

13.25

Sustainable performance evaluation of ETICS / EIFS at Dubai Environmental Conditions

13.45

Quality Assurance & Sustainable Performance of Construction Materials Testing

14.05

Photo Session (TBA)

14.10

Hand out of ASTM Certificates

14.20

Lunch

15.20

End of Day 2

  • Day 2 – Workshop B – Wednesday November 7, 2018 (Conrad Dubai Hotel – Meeting rooms Level 4)
    Parallel Sessions
08.00

Departure by bus from Conrad Hotel - Field Trip to Expo 2020 Site

11.30

Registration, Coffee and Refreshments at Conrad Hotel, Level 4

11.45

Workshop by Saint-Gobain: Back to school: The importance of Acoustics and IAQ in efficient learning

12.45

Evaluating the State and Performance of Schools in the UAE

13.05

Zero Cost Strategy to Achieve Green Standards: Thermal Energy Storage Building Designs

13.25

Photo Session (TBA)

13.30

Hand out of ASTM Certificates

13.40

Lunch

14.40

End of Day 2

Registration

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Early Bird Price before 30.10.2018

1000 AED (270 USD) 2 Days Conference and Workshop pass
700 AED (185 USD) Day-1 only Conference pass
700 AED (185 USD) Day-2 only Workshop pass

Regular Price from 30.10.2018

1200 AED (330 USD) 2-days Conference and Workshop pass
900 AED (245 USD) Day-1 only Conference pass
900 AED (245 USD) Day-2 only Workshop pass

Contact us

Sesam Business Consultants

Boris Ritter - General Manager

Al Shafar Tower 1 (Barsha Heights), Floor 20, Office 2006,
P.O. Box 62118, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel. +971 4 4356616
Email: ritter@sesam-uae.com

Ms. Marleen Vermeulen - Operations Manager

Al Shafar Tower 1 (Barsha Heights), Floor 20, Office 2006,
P.O. Box 62118, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel. +971 4 4356616
Email: marleen@sesam-uae.com

Event Partners

Exhibitors

Supporting Partner