CTBUH 2018 Conference
Day 1: Saturday 20 October 2018 - Dubai Day 2: Sunday 21 October 2018 - Dubai Day 3: Monday 22 October 2018 - Dubai Day 4: Tuesday 23 October 2018 - Dubai Off-Site Programs Day 5 & 6: Wednesday 24 October 2018 - Thursday 25 October 2018 - Abu Dhabi

Day 1: Saturday 20 October 2018 - Dubai

On the morning of Day 1 of the Core Conference, Saturday, 20 October, half-day workshops took place in Dubai on important industry subjects. The purpose of these workshops was to:

  1. Present on topics related to the workshop theme
  2. Establish the most salient issues, challenges, and trends
  3. Possibly create or expand a CTBUH Working Group on the subject
  4. Possibly work towards the production of a CTBUH Technical Guide

Workshops

08:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Julien Grange, Quantity Surveyor
Multiplex Construction
Cameron Hateley, Construction Engineering Manager, Central Region
Robert Bird Group
Molly Dee, Senior Project Engineer - Commissioning
Jaros, Baum & Bolles
Chengwei Bian, Project Director
China State Construction Overseas Development Co., Ltd.
Mario Goncalves, Principal, Global Business Leader - Building Science
Underwriters Laboratories
Peter Inglis, Director
Access Advisors Ltd.
Sponsored by:
Hosted at The Address Boulevard, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashed Boulevard, Downtown Dubai, Boulevard Ballroom 2
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Shamim Rashid-Sumar, Vice President - Development, Middle East
Jensen Hughes
Gary Strong, Global Building Standards Director
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Simon Lay, Director
OFR Consultants
Peter Weismantle, Director of Supertall Building Technology
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture
Priyan Mendis, Professor of Civil Engineering, Director of ARC Centre for Prefab Housing
University of Melbourne
Peter DiMaggio, Managing Director
Thornton Tomasetti
Sponsored by:
Hosted at Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi, Al Sufouh Road, Dubai Marina, Dubai, Conference Center - Abu Dhabi
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Yahya Jan, President, Design Director
NORR Group Consultants International Limited
Steve Woodland, Principal Director
Cox Architecture
Lawrence Malcic, Senior Vice President, Director of Design
HOK, Inc.
Ricardo Baptista, Design Director
AKTII
Elena Generalova, PhD Architecture, Professor, Department of Residential and Civic Architecture
Samara State Technical University
Murali Guruvappan, Associate Director
WME Consultants
Sponsored by:
Hosted at Shangril-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Rd Near Financial Metro Station, Dubai, 9th Floor, Al Bader Ballroom
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Steve White, Technical Director DWV
Aliaxis
Rod Green, Engineer
The Environment Group
Colin Thoms,
Dusan Mrdalj, Associate
ChapmanBDSP
Mathew Burke, Associate Director
ADP Consulting
Christopher Colasanti, Associate Partner
Jaros, Baum & Bolles
Sponsored by:
Hosted at Steigenberger Hotel Business Bay, Al Abraj Street, Business Bay, Dubai, Hamburg 1 and 2
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Tim Gudmand-Høyer, Senior Chief Specialist
Ramboll Group
De Ming (Derry) Yu, Project Director
New World China Land Limited
Richard Lee, Senior Pre-Construction Engineer
Multiplex
Ian Whitby, Partner
Foster + Partners
Robert Schmitz, Partner, Lead Architect
White Arkitekter
Benjamin Piper, Principal, Design Partner
Killa Design
Sponsored by:
Hosted at JW Marriott Marquis, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai, Al Safa Meeting Room 1 and 2
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Lan Wang, Architectural Design Director
Shanghai Tower Construction & Development
James Parakh, Urban Design Manager
City of Toronto Planning Department
Fatin Anlar, Senior Associate
FXCollaborative
Issam Ezzeddine, Architecture Design Director
National Engineering Bureau
Ping Jiang, Founding Principal
EID Architecture
Alan Cronin, Divisional Director Vertical Transportation
Hilson Moran Partnership
Sponsored by:
Hosted at Burj Khalifa, 1 Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd, Dubai, Level 112
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David Benjamin, Director
Autodesk
Daniel Ayars, Principal
NBBJ
Dale Sinclair, Director
AECOM
Robert Godbold, Associate
Ramboll Group
Mohamad Fikre Haj Husein, Structural Engineer
WSP
Mark Thompson, Senior Director
United Technologies Corporation
Sponsored by:
Hosted at Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Opposite Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai,
Palm 6
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Christian Meinhardt, Director
GERB Vibration Control Systems, Inc
Derek Skolnik, Senior Project Manager
Kinemetrics Inc.
Felix Weber, R&D Engineer
MAURER SE
Stephen DeSimone, President, CEO
DeSimone Consulting Engineers
Roy Denoon, Vice President
CPP Wind Engineering and Air Quality Consultants
Luca Frattari, Global Director AEC
Altair Engineering
Sponsored by:
Hosted at Media One Tower, 39th Floor, Arup Office
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Paul Campbell, Technical Director
WSP
Jue Zhang, Associate
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Mario Lafontaine, Director Of New Technologies
Rene Lagos Engineers
Shilpa Nirman Thilakarathna, Design Office Manager
Civil and Structural Engineering Consultants (Pvt.) Ltd
Yusuf Zahit Gündogdu, President
Miyamoto International Turkey
Matthias Roik, Research & Development
HALFEN
Sponsored by:
Hosted at JW Marriott Marquis, Sheikh Zayed Rd, Dubai
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Yongqiang Chao, Director of Lighting Design
Beijing Fortune Lighting System Engineering Co., Ltd.
Michael Palmer, Principal Architect
Perkins+Will
Ruth Shilston, Senior Engineer, Project Manager
RWDI
Richard Witt, Executive Principal
Quadrangle Architects
Aleksandar Sasha Zeljic, Principal, Design Director
Gensler
Kevin Frary, Associate Principal
Fisher Marantz Stone
Sponsored by:
Hosted at Dubai Healthcare City, Arcadis Consulting Middle East, 5th Floor, Arcadis Conference Room
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Ross Wimer, Senior Vice President
AECOM
Yue Zhu, Director
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Jie Zhang, Director, Partner
EFC Engineering Consulting Company, Ltd
Carlos Santamaria, Principal
CEES-Advisors
Shaun Killa, Design Partner
Killa Design
Kenneth Turner, Director
CallisonRTKL
Sponsored by:
Hosted at VOX Cinema (Deira City Center), Level 2, VOX GOLD by Rhodes
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Yibo Xu, China Partner
Stefano Boeri Architetti
Luke Leung, Director
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
Rodrigo Carazo, President - Design Director
Carazo Architecture
Matthé van Baalen, Global Leader Performance Driven Engineering
Arcadis
Nirodha Gunadasa, Chairman
Archedium (Private) Limited
Christoph Gruenaug, Associate
Arup
Sponsored by:
Hosted at U-Bora Tower, Business Bay, 1st Floor Conference Room


Day 1: Saturday 20 October 2018 - Dubai Day 2: Sunday 21 October 2018 - Dubai Day 3: Monday 22 October 2018 - Dubai Day 4: Tuesday 23 October 2018 - Dubai Off-Site Programs Day 5 & 6: Wednesday 24 October 2018 - Thursday 25 October 2018 - Abu Dhabi
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