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

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.

Four 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

Storm Water and Waste Water Infrastructure Forum
Sustainable water resource management | Partnership models for water management | Flood modelling and flood prevention programmes

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

Key Dignitaries

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

Speakers from Roads, Bridges & Highways Forum

  • Abdulmajid Karanouh, International Director, Head of Interdisciplinary Design & Innovation, Drees & Sommer
  • Sulaiman Abdulrahman Al Hajri, Director General, Roads at Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority, UAE
  • Sayed Bader Alawi, Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Bahrain, Ministry of Works Bahrain
  • Architect Aileen Llagas, Head of Infrastructure, Fujairah Municipality
  • Anas Kassem, Managing Director - Transport and Infrastructure, WSP
  • Adrian Cole, Partner, King and Spalding Co
  • Hanan Al Jabri, Director of Strategic Planning, Muscat Municipality
  • Nadeem Shakir, Technical Director & Head of Transport Planning, AURECON
  • Martin Tillman, Director of Transport Planning, AECOM
  • Neil McAlpine, Director of Transportation, Cundall
  • 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
  • Euan Llyod, Lawyer Construction Specialist, Al Tamimi & Co. UAE
  • Nidal S Odeh, Director of Transport and Infrastructure, KEO International Consultants
  • Mohammad Najam Khan, Technical Director, Bridges and Road Structure, Abu Dhabi Municipality
  • Muhammad Ali, Chief Engineer - Roads and Infrastructure, Abu Dhabi Municipality
  • Jon Lee, Head of Acoustics - MENA, Cundall
  • Anthony Davis, Highway and Road Expert, Highways Today

Speakers from Housing, High-Rise & Commercial Buildings Forum,

  • Waleed Alessia, CEO, Raza
  • Ali Mohammed Al Jassim, CEO, Etihad ESCO, Dubai, UAE
  • Christopher Seymour, Managing Director, Mott MacDonald
  • Aamer Yousaf, Director of Infrastructure, RAK Municipality
  • Yousef Baselaib, Executive Director, Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company)
  • Faisal Rashid, Director, Demand Side Management, Supreme Council of Energy
  • Andrea Di Gregorio, Director Energy Efficiency and Renewables, Ras Al Khaimah Municipality
  • Yarub Hadhrami, Integrated Housing Development Project Director, Supreme Council For Planning, Oman
  • Dr Johan JH Beth, Adviser to the Minister, Ministry of Housing, Bahrain
  • Prakash Senghani, Director of Innovation and Digital Construction - Middle East, AECOM
  • 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
  • Ali El Ali, Associate Director, Planning and Program Management, King Abdullah Economic City, Emaar, The Economic City
  • Michael Boyle, Associate Sustainability Consultant, AESG, UAE
  • Federico Rossi, Director of Digital Architecture and Robotics Lab, London South Bank University
  • Alexandros Pounentis, Head of Construction, Azizi Developments
  • Scott Coombes, Managing Partner, AESG HOUSING

Speakers from Port Development Forum

  • Jens O. Flea, CEO, Red Sea Gateway Terminal
  • Mark Geilenkirchen, CEO, SOHAR Port and Freezone
  • 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
  • Kampman Arjan, Head of Digital and IT, Port of Amsterdam
  • Ghazi Masmoudi, Head of Operations - Project, Abu Dhabi Terminals
  • Ewan Duncan, Group Head of Security, Associated British Ports
  • 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

Speakers from Storm Water & Waste Water Infrastructure Forum

  • Tayeb Yacine, MENA Regional Technical Director, Stantec
  • Loay Ghazaleh, Advisor to HE Undersecretary of Works on PPP and Infrastructure, Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning, Bahrain
  • Dr Jayapregasham Tharamapalan, Project Director (Tunnel Programs), Dubai Municipality
  • Eng. Husain Mohsen Alsaeedi, Director of Technical Services, Operations Department - Municipal Sector, Abu Dhabi Municipality
  • Khalid Hassan Al Lawati, General Manager - Projects, Haya Water Oman
  • Roberto Mangano, Managing Director, ILF Consulting Engineers
  • Lu'ay Khdeir, Water Sector Leader - Regional Development Director, Mott MacDonald
  • Christopher Venemore, Director - Civil Infrastructure, AECOM
  • Dr. Yoomin Lee, Regional Wastewater Technology Lead (Middle East), Jacobs
  • Walid Abdelahman, Head of O&M Department, Ras Al Khaimah Wastewater Agency (RAKWA)
  • Dr. Mohammad F. Al Rashed, Executive Director, Water Research Centre, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
  • Mohamed Mahfouz, Senior Manager - Project Delivery, North 25
  • Dr. Helaley Abdel Hady Helaley, Wastewater Expert, Alexandria Sanitary Drainage Company, Egypt
  • 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
  • Eng. Iyad Dohayat, Secretary General, Water Authority of Jordan

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Event details
Organizer : IQPC ME
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-22065