Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand Hotel
September 20, 2017
7:45 to 8:30

Registration and Reception

8:30 to 10:30

Keynote Address & Welcome Speech

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

Keynote Speech

Engr. Jad Tabet, President – Order of Engineers and Architects (OEA) – Beirut, Lebanon

The Mission of the Ministry and its Urban Planning Unit

Engr. Elias El-Tawil, Director General of Urban Planning – Ministry Of Public Works & Transport – Lebanon

Sabeh Beton’s Logistics and Quality Challenges for 2017

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

Networking Break (10:30 to 11:00)
11:00 to 13:00

Can Concrete Ever Be Carbon Neutral?

Engr. Kirsten Henson, Director, KLH Sustainability – London

Life-Cycle Cost and Concrete Durability

Engr. Alireza Biparva, Research and Development Manager & Concrete Specialist – Kryton International Inc.

Lean Construction: Is Lebanon ready to embrace lean concepts and methods?

Engr. Farook Hamzeh, Assistant Professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Innovation and Renovation using Concrete, and its Environmental Impact in Sustainable Development

Dr. Michel Chalhoub, Notre Dame University – Lebanon

Lunch Break (13:00 to 14:00)
14:00 to 16:00

ACI Egg Protection Device Competition: Awards Ceremony

Grout Use in Optimized Engineering Applications

Engr. Elie Khairallah, Operations Manager/Head of Geotechnical Divisions – ACTS – Qatar

Sustainable Construction – Shaping up your Financials

Engr. Mario Saab, Co-founder & Managing Partner – SEEDS – Lebanon

The Untapped Potentials of BIM – Insights into the Reshaped Construction Economics of Abu Dhabi International Airport

Mr. Charbel Moussallem, Director – BIM-ME’s – Lebanon