Grand Hyatt Doha Hotel – Qatar
May 16, 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

Welcome Speech by Chairman of ACI Qatar Chapter

Eng. Khalid Al Emadi, Quality and Safety Department Manager – Ashghal – Qatar & Chairman – ACI Qatar Chapter

Sustainable and Economic Concrete

Dr. Mohammed Bin Saif Al-Kuwari, Head of the Environmental and Municipal Studies Institute – MME – Qatar

Dr. Khaled Hassan, Country Director and Head of ME Infrastructure – TRL – Qatar

Concrete in Qatar Construction Specification (QCS)

Concrete in Qatar Construction Specification (QCS)

Eng. Amir Saleh Mia, Quality Engineer – Ashghal – Qatar

Dr. Noureddin Issa Daas, Expert of Standards – Ministry of Environment – Qatar

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

Optimizing Project Economics with High Performance Concrete

Mr. Robert Lewis, Technical Marketing Manager – Elkem – UK

Lean Production Management in Design

Eng. Robin Torres Heindrich, Lean Director – Jacobs Engineering – USA

Lean Management, Changing Construction Management to the Better

Eng. Julien Cohen, First Ever Lean Director – Bouygues – UK

AIRIUM: A New Mineral Insulation Technology and LH Innovative/Sustainable Products

Dr. Luis Baquerizo, Country Technical Support Engineer – LafargeHolcim Research Centre

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

ACI Concrete Cylinder Competition: Awards Ceremony

Eng. Gina Korek, Marketing Coordinator – ACTS

Robotic Concrete Sample Preparation Apparatus

Eng. Ahmed Abdel Halim, Concrete Technologist – Qatar General Organization for Standardization

Recent Innovation in Chemical Admixtures

Dr. Bruno Pellerin, Research and Development Director – CHRYSO Group

Strengthening Techniques for Reinforced Concrete Structures

Dr. Usama Ebead, Associate Professor of Structural Engineering & Civil Engineering Program Coordinator – Qatar University

Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beams with Recycled Concrete Coarse Aggregates Produced in Qatar

Dr. Wael Alnahhal, Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering – Qatar University