26 - 29 November 2017
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11:00 - 19:00 Daily
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The Excellence in Construction Summit

The Excellence in Construction Summit 2017

The Excellence in Construction Summit which comes under the banner of The Big 5 is a very “high level” conference which recognizes and salutes the achievements of the visionaries, forward thinking thought leaders who have expanded the horizons of excellence in strategic innovations and construction. The leaders attending this summit represent the pioneers of today. In 2017, the prestigious EIC summit has built a refreshing, solid and exciting agenda on the foundation of 5 Key pillars - aptly capturing the spirit of The Big 5.  

12:00 - 12:20
Registrations

Registration opens at 12:00. Once you have registered, take a moment to network with your industry peers before the Excellence in Construction opening remarks from the Conference Chairperson begin.

 

  • Giving the society better infrastructure – importance of sustainability in construction
  • Successful steps taken by the government- Affordable housing for all
  • The need for transformation and adoption of technology by construction to keep up with the growth of population.
  • While 2016 was an important year for design, 2017 is when the momentum of construction will really build, ahead of international participants beginning work on their pavilions in 2018
  •  The Expo's commitment to empowering and engaging businesses of all sizes, and leaving a tangible economic impact through the economic growth and job creation it ha stimulated.
  • Latest developments in Expo 2020 – The Al Wasl Plaza – A legacy that will remain forever
  • The need for shift of perspective to combat the impact of changes in oil prices on construction?
  • Finding solutions: How can the region turn-around its construction situation to the good times?
  • Boom in construction or drop in liquidity? Unraveling the reality
  • What are the secrets of Dubai’s rise investment into the construction projects? Is spending on construction projects the solution to boosting the global economy?
14:15 - 15:15
Break

Enjoy short break at the Excellence in Construction Summit, where you will have the opportunity to network, discuss the topics covered and have some complimentary refreshments. Take some time to plan the rest of your Big 5.

  • What does the introduction of VAT mean for construction?
  • In an economy that has been tax-free for most of its history, what are the challenges that could be faced by businesses to get used to timely tax compliances?
  • All you need to know about preparing for VAT - compliance arrangements, cash-flow implications, proper invoicing, and more
  • How is Dubai gearing up for world changing innovation and possibly the next global hub for 3D printing?
  • Huge disruption in technology: Firsthand information on 3D printing robots
  • Can architecturally complex buildings be built at never-before seen speeds through technology? 
  • How will 3D printing increase the economic value of the construction market? Are we seeing the triumph of machine over the hand?
16:30 - 17:00
Break

Enjoy short break at the Excellence in Construction Summit, where you will have the opportunity to network, discuss the topics covered and have some complimentary refreshments. Take some time to plan the rest of your Big 5.

  • What is hyperloop? How this amazing innovation in travel will ultimately save time and money?
  • How will hyperloop transform transportation as we all know it today and create a much more connected world?
  • What are the advances made in this field? Exclusive information on the world’s first hyperloop in Dubai.
  • Why is louvre known as a universal museum?
  • How Louvre Abu Dhabi is making history - through the adoption of a radical new perspective on the history of art and civilization? 
  • Sneak peak into what Louvre Abu Dhabi has to offer.

The Excellence in Construction Summit’s closing remarks are an important summary of the key insights discussed and topics covered from this exclusive, high level gathering of industry leaders. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to see how the learnings from the day are summarized.

 


*Please note that the above is subject to change with regards to last minute alterations/inclusions.

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