Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand Hotel
August 25, 2016
8:00 am to 9:00 am

Registration and Reception

9:00 am to 10:15 am

Welcome Speech

Eng. Khaled Awad, Chairman and Founder, ACTS & Vice President, ACI

Keynote Address

Eng. Jamal Itani, Mayor of Beirut

Keynote Address

Eng. Khaled Chehab, President of the Order of Engineers and Architects – Beirut

The Economic Outlook of the Construction Sector in Lebanon and the Region

Eng. Adib El Hachem, Sales and Marketing Director, Cimenterie Nationale & Chairman and CEO, Al Sabeh Beton

Networking Break (10:15 am to 11:00 am)
11:00 am to 12:15 pm

Evaluating Economic and Environmental Impact of Green Concrete in the Region

Dr. Carol Menassa, Associate Professor, University of Michigan (UM)

Lean Construction Session
Thinking Lean, Creating Flow, Improving Productivity

Eng. Tobias Guller, Consultant, Trainer and Coach for Lean Construction – Germany
Eng. Alan Mossman, Managing Director of the Change Business – United Kingdom

Lunch Break (12:15 pm to 1:30 pm)
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm

ACI FRC Bowling Ball Competition: Cimenterie Nationale’s Awards Ceremony

Eng. Gina Korek, Marketing Coordinator, ACTS

Challenges of Today’s High Rise Construction & Engineering Solutions
Case Study: Sama Beirut Project

Eng. Elie Issa, Owner Representative & Project Manager, Sama Beirut

Managing a Challenging Project from Inception to Delivery
Case Study: The Water Supply Improvement Project in Kurdistan Region

Dr. Adel Abou Jaoudeh, Vice President of Water & Environment, Khatib & Alami

Networking Break (2:45 pm to 3:15 pm)
3:15 pm to 4:30 pm

Project Management of High Rise Buildings
Case Study: Credit Libanais Headquarters Project

Eng. Antoine Atallah, Civil Engineer – Project Manager, MASC

Productivity of Construction Operations

Dr. Nabil Semaan, Chairman of the Engineering Management Department, University of Balamand

Simulation and Optimization of Construction Equipment Site Operations

Eng. Anthony Abdelmassih, Product Manager, AMTRAC