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Mega City Infrastructure Week

The only city infrastructure show bringing together global visionaries, city planners and key stakeholders working on major infrastructure projects

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Due to the current situation with CoVid19, please be informed that the Mega City Infrastructure Week has been moved to 22-24 September 2020.
We look forward to seeing you in September.

The Middle East's leading city infrastructure event discussing roads, housing, port and storm water projects under one roof

The Mega City Infrastructure Week, will once again serve as a platform for stakeholders driving trillion-dollar infrastructure projects in the MENA region to facilitate discussions around upcoming city infrastructure projects, challenges, opportunities and innovations that will transform the future of city infrastructure as we know it.

Taking place under the patronage of Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Saeed Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan and with the support of Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme and Supreme Council of Planning and Development Kuwait, this one-of-a-kind event will feature four dedicated forums and 3 free-to-attend technical theatres on key infrastructure areas, alongside an exhibition of the best-in-class construction solutions and technologies.

Three flagship infrastructure forums under one roof

Roads, Bridges and Highways Forum
Road planning and design |  Asset management and maintenance | Smart roads and ITS | Project pipeline updates | Funding and financing

Housing, High Rise and Commercial Buildings Forum
Innovations in housing - 3D Printing, BIM, AR/VR | Increasing project quality and productivity | Modular construction | Facilities management

Port Development Middle East Forum
Delivering world-class port infrastructure | Increasing operational capacity | Port financing projects | Creating seamless port environment | Port automation

What to expect in 2020?

  • 120+ Infrastructure experts speaking
  • 2500+ Qualified buyers & industry peers
  • 20+ End-user case studies
  • 800+ CXO-level attendees
  • 40+ Sponsors and exhibitors
  • 30+ Hours of networking and learning

"It's an eye opener! People living in the planet should have awareness of all the subjects spoken, from energy,sustainability, data, IoT and infrastructure. There should be more of such events everywhere in the world."
General Manager, M.A.H.Y. Khoory & Co. LLC

"The information and knowledge shared by everyone added a lot to each attendee. In addition, the environmentwas mindful and welcoming that helped a lot in making this event successful."
Engineer, Saudi Aramco


  • Tayeb Yacine, MENA Regional Technical Director, Stantec
  • Dr Jayapregasham Tharamapalan, Project Director (Tunnel Programs), Dubai Municipality
  • Eng. Husain Mohsen Alsaeedi, Director of Technical Services, Operations Department - Municipal Sector, Abu Dhabi Municipality
  • Roberto Mangano, Managing Director, ILF Consulting Engineers
  • Lu'ay Khdeir, Water Sector Leader - Regional Development Director, Mott MacDonald
  • Dr. Yoomin Lee, Regional Wastewater Technology Lead (Middle East), Jacobs
  • Walid Abdelahman, Head of O&M Department, Ras Al Khaimah Wastewater Agency (RAKWA)
  • Mohamed Mahfouz, Senior Manager - Project Delivery, North 25
  • Dr. Mohamed Abdel Hamyd Dawoud, Advisor - Water Resources Environment Quality, Environmental Agency Abu Dhabi
  • Dr Amgad Elmahdi, Head of MENA Region, International Water Management Institute

Key Dignitaries

  • H.E Khaled Al Mahdi, Secretary-General, The Supreme Council for Planning and Development, Kuwait
  • Christopher Seymour, Managing Director, Mott MacDonald
  • H.E. Eng. Ahmed Alkhayat, Undersecretary of Works Affairs, Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Bahrain
  • Muhammad BinGhatti, CEO & Head of Architecture, Binghatti Holding
  • H.E Eng. Mohamed E. Almansoori, Executive Director of Engineering, Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme
  • H.E. Marwan Bin Jassim Al Sarkal, Executive Chairman, Sharjah Investment & Development Authority (SHUROOQ)

Speakers from Roads, Bridges & Highways Forum

  • Sulaiman Abdulrahman Al Hajri, Director General, Roads at Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority, UAE
  • Architect Aileen Llagas, Head of Infrastructure, Fujairah Municipality
  • Mr Aamer Yousaf 8034024, Director of Infrastructure, RAK Municipality
  • Kourosh Salehi, Design Director, LWK & Partners
  • Hanan Al Jabri, Director of Strategic Planning, Muscat Municipality
  • Sayed Bader Alawi, Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Bahrain, Ministry of Works Bahrain
  • Adrian Cole, Partner, King and Spalding Co
  • Dr. Hesham Nour Eldeen, Associate Director, Bridges, Civil Infrastructure, Transportation - UAE, AECOM
  • Scott Fenelly, Co-Founder and Director of Transportation and ITS Services, Surface Mobility Consultants
  • Anas Kassem, Managing Director - Transport and Infrastructure, WSP
  • Jon Lee, Head of Acoustics - MENA, Cundall
  • Euan Llyod, Lawyer Construction Specialist, Al Tamimi & Co. UAE
  • Neil McAlpine, Director of Transportation, Cundall
  • Mohammad Najam Khan, Technical Director, Bridges and Road Structure, Abu Dhabi Municipality
  • Nidal S Odeh, Director of Transport and Infrastructure, KEO International Consultants
  • Nadeem Shakir, Technical Director & Head of Transport Planning, AURECON
  • Dr Francesco Presta, Manager Abu Dhabi & Technical Director Bridges, BG&E

Speakers from Housing, High-Rise & Commercial Buildings Forum

  • Waleed Alessia, CEO, Raza
  • Aamer Yousaf, Director of Infrastructure, RAK Municipality
  • Faisal Rashid, Director, Demand Side Management, Supreme Council of Energy
  • Yarub Hadhrami, Integrated Housing Development Project Director, Supreme Council For Planning, Oman
  • Vasushree Mohta, Head of Design and Master Planning, Atkins
  • Baharash Bagherian, Head of Urban Planning, Diamond Developers
  • Fahad Mohammed, Director of Facilities Management, Deyaar's Owners Association Management
  • Hassan Younes, Technical Director and Partner, Griffin Consultants
  • Peter Van Gorp, Director, Fire Safety and Acoustics, AESG
  • Michael Boyle, Associate Sustainability Consultant, AESG, UAE
  • Farah Naz, Sustainability Consultant, BuroHappold Engineering
  • Kerem Cengiz, Managing Director - MENA, LWK & Partners
  • Akshay Dattar, Sr. Strategic Planning Specialist, Energy Efficiency and Renewables Office (Reem), RAK Municipality
  • Ehab Assad, Head of Construction, Azizi Developments
  • Scott Coombes, Managing Partner, AESG HOUSING

Speakers from Port Development Forum

  • Jens O. Flea, CEO, Red Sea Gateway Terminal
  • Eng. Mohammad A. Al Dardasawi, Chief Officer- Ports Development & Construction, Aqaba Development Corporation
  • Eugene Seah, Chief Operations Officer, Port of Baku
  • Capt. Devathirajan. R, Harbour Master [Port Khalid], Sharjah Ports Authority
  • Roger Clasquin, Chief Commercial Officer, Ras Al Khaimah Ports
  • Hussain Al Fardan, Head of Innovation Centre, Strategy & Corporate Excellence, Dubai Customs
  • Karim Omran, Commercial Director, Red Sea Gateway Terminal
  • Ghazi Masmoudi, Head of Operations - Project, Abu Dhabi Terminals
  • Gagan Seksaria, Director of Global Investments, Red Sea Gateway Terminal
  • Wissam El Assal, Global IT Director, APM Terminals
  • Dr. Hesham Bin- Abbas, Consultant of Emerging Technologies, Ministry of Communications And Information Technology
  • Eng Atter Hanora, Director of PPP, Ministry of Finance
  • Akin Adamson, Director, Middle East, Ricardo Energy and Environment
  • Jordi Torrent, Strategy Director, Port of Barcelona

Speakers from Free Tech Theatre: Hotel Build Agenda

  • Mohamed Awadalla, CEO, TIME Hotels
  • Ahmed M. Mostafa, Head of Technical Department, MAG Lifestyle Property Development
  • Ehab Arafa, Director - Project Delivery, North25
  • Selim el Zein, Assistant Vice President - Hospitality,, Deyaar
  • Maged Elhawary, Controls Director, ASGC
  • Bachir Rajji, Area Director Engineering and Design - MEA, Radisson Hotels Group
  • Laurent A. Voivenel, Senior Vice President, Operations & Development - Middle East, Africa & India, Swiss-Belhotel International
  • Khalid Ababneh, VP-Engineering and Projects, Deyaar Developments
  • Ronald Eagelman, Director of Development, Middle East & Africa, InterContinental Hotels Group
  • Carlos Khneisser, Vice President Development Middle East, North Africa & Turkey, Hilton
  • Khalid Anib, Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi National Hotels
  • Filippo Sona, Managing Director- Global Hospitality, Drees & Sommer
  • Martin Gregory, International Director of Facilities Management Consulting, Drees & Sommer
  • Ahmed M Mostafa, Head of Technical Department, MAG Lifestyle Property Development

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Event details
Organizer : IQME
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-22065