Grand Hyatt Hotel Doha
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014
8:00 to 8:30

REGISTRATION – COFFEE BREAK

8:30 to 11:00

OPENING REMARKS

Khaled El Emadi, Manager of Quality & Safety Department, ASHGHAL Qatar
Khaled Awad, Chairman and Founder of ACTS

Introduction and Welcome

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Dr. Mohammed Seif Al-Kuwari, Undersecretary and Chairman of Qatar Standards
Dr. Khaled Hassan, Regional Manager at TRL, Qatar

The New QCS 2014. Durability Specifications in the Gulf.

CONSTRUCTION CHALLENGES IN THE REGION

Dr. Khaled Al Naas, Projects Control Manager for Dukhan Highway, CCC Qatar

Delay and Disruption in the Construction of Mega Projects

Chadi Chahine, Middle East Technical and R&D Manager, Chryso

Improving Aesthetics and Durability of Concrete with the Use of Innovative Chemicals

Ahmad Sabra, Branch Manager at ACTS, KSA

Online Live Monitoring of Concrete Placement Operations: A New Technique Developed in the Middle East

Marcel Paulitsch, Technical Manager at Ha-Be Middle East

Surface Protection for Manufactured Concrete Products

11:00 to 11:45

BREAK – EXHIBITION AREA

11:45 to 12:45

RECYCLED MATERIALS IN CONSTRUCTION

Dr. Alessandro P. Fantilli, Professor at Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Eco-mechanical Performances of Concrete Made with Recycled Aggregates

Peter Latham, Technical Manager of Readymix Qatar

Recycled Concrete: Opportunities in Qatar

12:45 to 14:15

LUNCH

14:15 to 16:30

STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING TECHNOLOGIES

Dr. Faris Malhas, Professor at Central Connecticut State University, USA

An Overview of Structural Health Monitoring Systems For Concrete Structures

Dr. Hesham Marzouk, Professor at Ryerson University, Toronto Canada

The Use of Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) for Structural Health Monitoring Applications

Dr. Abdeldjelil Belarbi, Professor at University of Houston, USA

Renewal and Construction of Civil Engineering Infrastructure Using Advanced Composite Materials

16:30

CLOSING