AACE International Conference 2017, Dubai – UAE

Protecting Capital Investment through Project Cost Control & Risk Management (May 01- 02, 2017)

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AACE International Conference 2017 – Dubai, UAE

Protecting Capital Investment through Project Cost Control & Risk Management (May 01-02, 2017)

Steering Committee

  • Dr. Waddah S. Ghanem Al Hashmi, BEng (Hons), MBA, MSc, AFIChemE, FEI

    Executive Director of EHSSQ & Corporate Affairs

    ENOC

  • Dr. Alaa K. Ashmawy, P.E.

    Dean, School of Engineering

    American University in Dubai (AUD)

  • Maged F. Hanna, PhD Candidate, PfMP, PMP,PMI-RMP

    Managing Director & CEO

    SELEM DMCC

  • Wael Allan

    Chief Executive Officer

    Drake & Scull International PJSC

  • Philips Tharakan Mulackal CCP, EVP

    VP International Regions

    AACE International

  • Husain Ali Al-Omani, CCP CEP DRMP EVP PSP

    Director-Region 7

    AACE International

  • George Varghese

    Project Controls Manager

    SNC Lavalin

  • Maged El-Hawary, EVP, CCP, PSP, PMP

    Project Controls Director

    ASGC Construction - UAE

Key Note Speakers

  • H.E. Dr. Rashid Alleem

    Chairman

    Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA)

  • John Livengood

    President, AACE International

    Navigant Consulting Inc.

  • Moza Saeed Al Shamsi

    Director Control and Risk Assessment Department

    Dubai Land Department

  • Wael Allan

    Chief Executive Officer

    Drake & Scull International PJSC

  • KHALED MOHAMED SEDDIK EBRAHIM

    EXCUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Informal Settlements Development Fund (ISDF) Egypt

  • Mahmoud Al Burai

    Executive Director at the Dubai Real Estate Instit

    Dubai Land Department

Speakers

  • John Hollmann PE CCP CEP DRMP FAACE

    Owner

    Validation Estimating LLC

  • Sean T Regan, Ph.D., FAACE, CCP, CEP, EVP, MRICS

    President International Operations

    OnTrack Engineering

  • Dr. ALI ALI SHASH

    Professor of Construction Engineering & Management

    King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals

  • Professor Ammar Kaka

    Provost of Heriot-Watt University Dubai and Vice

    Heriot Watt University Dubai Campus

  • Aldo Mattos

    MSc, CCP, PMP, MRICS, CRK, PRINCE2

    Aldo Mattos Consulting

  • Danilo Arba

    Senior Project Control Lead

    President AACE International Italy Section - Besix

  • Reza Dehghan

    Manager for Coordinating Upstream Oil and Gas Cont

    NIOC

  • Maged El-Hawary, EVP, CCP, PSP, PMP

    Project Controls Director

    ASGC Construction - UAE

PROGRAM

Day One

08:00AM - 09:00AM

Registration


09:00AM - 09:55AM

Official Opening Ceremony & Awards Ceremony


09:55AM - 10:25AM

SEWA Project Management Model

H.E. Dr. Rashid Alleem | Chairman | Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA)
10:25AM - 10:55AM

Opening of Exhibition and Networking Break


10:55AM - 11:20AM

Governmental Enterprise Risk Management

Moza Saeed Al Shamsi | Director Control and Risk Assessment Department | Dubai Land Department
11:20AM - 11:45AM

Projects Management for Slums - The Development Plans and Programs from Formulation to Implementation

KHALED MOHAMED SEDDIK EBRAHIM | EXCUTIVE DIRECTOR | Informal Settlements Development Fund (ISDF) Egypt
11:45AM - 12:10PM

Tailored Engineering Solutions to Achieve Fast, Smooth and Effective Cost Control

Samer Abu Daqqa | Cost Control Manager | Engineering Contracting Company L.L.C.
12:10PM - 12:35PM

Enhancing Capital Projects through Research & Development

Dr. ALI ALI SHASH | Professor of Construction Engineering & Management | King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
12:35PM - 01:00PM

Management Challenges of the Amazon Arena (2014 World Cup)

Aldo Mattos | MSc, CCP, PMP, MRICS, CRK, PRINCE2 | Aldo Mattos Consulting
01:00PM - 02:00PM

Networking Lunch


02:00PM - 02:25PM

Estimating Differences in Russia versus International Markets

Sean T Regan, Ph.D., FAACE, CCP, CEP, EVP, MRICS | President International Operations | OnTrack Engineering
02:25PM - 02:50PM

Managing Risk in Challenging Market Condition

Wael Allan | Chief Executive Officer | Drake & Scull International PJSC
02:50PM - 03:15PM

Effective Cost Control System Implementation in a UAE based Contractor to Meet Current Low Profit Margins in Present Stringent Market Condition

Clement Gunasekar | Corporate Cost Control Manager | Al Faraa Gen. Contracting Co. LLC
03:15PM - 03:45PM

Networking Break


03:45PM - 04:10PM

Total Cost Management - The Synergy between Cost Estimating and Project Controls

Martin van Vliet | Business Director | Cost Engineering
04:10PM - 04:35PM

Sustainability Risk Management: The Role of Internal Audit

Dr. Zalailah Salleh | Associate Professor, Lecturer | Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
04:35PM - 05:10PM

Panel Discussion - Risk Management


05:10PM - 05:30PM

Conference Group Photo


06:00PM - 10:00PM

Dubai City Tour


Day Two

09:00AM - 09:25AM

Concurrent Delays - How to Deal?

Dev Tamboli | President, AACE International Qatar Section | Kahramaa
09:25AM - 09:50AM

Enhancing Project Performance in Stadium Construction (FIFA 2022 World Cup)

Danilo Arba | Senior Project Control Lead | President AACE International Italy Section - Besix
09:50AM - 10:15AM

A Comparison of the SCL Protocol, AACE 29R 03, and ASCE Schedule Delay Standard

John Livengood | President, AACE International | Navigant Consulting Inc.
10:15AM - 10:40AM

The 5 Secrets to Avoiding Project Surprises

Charles Longridge | Director | Sword Active Risk
10:40AM - 11:10AM

Networking Break


11:10AM - 11:35AM

Project Risk Quantification: Methods that Work

John Hollmann PE CCP CEP DRMP FAACE | Owner | Validation Estimating LLC
11:35AM - 12:00PM

Adding Confidence to Your Cost Models: Monte Carlo Simulation and the Power of Quantitative Risk Analysis

Doug Oldfield | Business Development Manager, Middle East | Palisade
12:00PM - 12:25PM

Investing in Research & Development in project based industries: Risk vs. Rewards

Professor Ammar Kaka | Provost of Heriot-Watt University Dubai and Vice | Heriot Watt University Dubai Campus
12:25PM - 12:50PM

Cost Management - Risks, Challenges & Opportunities

Maged El-Hawary, EVP, CCP, PSP, PMP | Project Controls Director | ASGC Construction - UAE
12:50PM - 01:50PM

Networking Lunch


01:50PM - 02:15PM

Integrating Programme Management for World Class Projects

Professor Andrew Langridge | Association of Cost Engineers | ARES PRISM
02:15PM - 02:40PM

Using Monte Carlo Simulation and Sensitivity Analysis to Assess Commercial Risks Imposed to Owner and Contractor in the Upstream Oil and Gas Contracts

Reza Dehghan | Manager for Coordinating Upstream Oil and Gas Cont | NIOC
02:40PM - 03:05PM

Dispute Mitigation Due to Non-Mature Change Management in Construction Projects in Gulf Area

Essam Mohamed Lotfi | Project Manager - MEP | TROJAN General Contracting
03:05PM - 03:35PM

Networking Break


03:35PM - 04:00PM

Monitoring the Cost in Construction Projects: Sure a Puzzle for Strong Solvers

George Tsolakis | Director of Cost Control ERP Solutions | ALTA Project Management Consultants
04:00PM - 04:25PM

Project Controls Challenges

Syed Naqvi | Director, MEIA | EcoSys
04:25PM - 04:55PM

Panel Discussion - Cost Management


04:55PM - 05:00PM

Conference Group Photo


05:00PM - 05:30PM

Distribution of Certificates


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