Conference & Exhibition

فندق الريجنسي من تاريخ 4 7 فبراير 2024

At the Regency Hotel 4-7 February

فندق الريجنسي من تاريخ 4-7 فبراير 2024

At the Regency Hotel 4-7 February

نحو صناعة بناء رقمية

Towards a digitised
construction industry


MR Faleh Abdullah Al Rogobah Minister 1

Secretary-General of the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development

Secretary-General of the General Secretariat of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development









 The Conference

The construction industry in the Gulf region and in Kuwait is undergoing a profound transformation due to technological advancements. Building Information Management (BIM) and Digital Construction practices have emerged as essential tools for driving innovation, improving efficiency, and fostering collaboration in construction projects. The Gulf BIM & Digital Construction Conference and EXPO 2024 includes a 2-day conference and a 2-day workshops on the fundamentals of BIM and Digital Twin as well as the business side of technology deployment in construction projects.

Presentations will focus on the role of digital technology, from project concept and design, project management, to full-lifecycle asset management. The conference aims to facilitate knowledge exchange, promote collaboration, and drive digital transformation in the GCC construction industry. The conference will provide a platform for diverse stakeholders to gain comprehensive advice, guidance, and valuable insights, facilitating collaboration and fostering digital transformation within the sector.


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Digital Twin Technologies

Exploring the latest advancements in digital twin technology and its applications

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BIM and GIS Integration

The integration of BIM and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for spatial analysis and planning

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BIM Solutions Architecture, MEP & Structural Engineering, and Construction

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Digital Twins in Smart Cities

Discussing how digital twins can be used to create and manage smart cities

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BIM and Mixed Reality and Metaverse Apps

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Digital Twin Use Cases

Real-world applications of digital twins in various industries, such as manufacturing, healthcare, and transportation



Speakers Circle 05

Dr. Abdulaziz Jarkas

Executive Vice President / Group Chief Projects Officer Al-Mazaya Holding Co., KSC (Holding)

Speakers Circle 03

Arch. Naser Khraibut

Deputy Director General for Planning and Design The Public Authority for Housing Welfare Kuwait

Speakers Circle 02

Dr. Fawaz Al-Shehri

Researcher & Developer Energy Institute

Speakers Circle 04

James Nolan

Associate Director, Digital Delivery Pace | Architecture, Engineering + Planning

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Dr. Mohamed Sadeq

Assistant Professor, School of Architecture Kuwait University

Speakers Circle 07

Dr. Paul Coates

Lecturer in Design and BIM, School of Science, Engineering and Environment University of Salford, UK

Speakers Circle 06

Eng. Alia Al-Azzeh

Assistant Dean, School of Architecture and Design American International University - Kuwait

Speakers Circle 08

Dr. Manal Al-Adwani

Assistant Professor, School of Engineering & Computing American International University - Kuwait

Speakers Circle 09

Dr. Umair Farooq

Senior Project Manager WTE Wassertechnik GmbH

Speakers Circle 11

Dr. Salah Omran

Senior BIM Manager Turner International

Speakers Circle 10

Eng. Khaled AbuJbara

Instructor - College of Engineering Australian University - Kuwait

Speakers Circle 12

Dr. Ahmed Helmy

Chief Executive Officer Integrated Solutions Consultancy (ISC)

Speakers Circle 13

Eng. Nader Abdulhamid

GIS Consultant Openware Information Systems Consulting Company

Speakers Circle 15

Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim

Project Coordinator (Directorate) Wood Consultants PLC, Scotland

Speakers Circle 14

Eng. Asmaa Al-Saleh

Founder and GM Asmaa AlSaleh for Digital Construction

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Eng. Omar Selim

BIM Manager, BIM Arabia


Workshop 01 - Day 01

Fundamentals of
BIM and Digital Twin

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Dr. Salah Omran

Senior BIM Manager - Turner International
Autodesk Certified Instructor (ACI), Autodesk Certified Professional (ACP), BIM-RICS (UK), Project Information Management (PIM-BRE-UK), and Task Information Management (TIM-BRE-UK).
The Regency Hotel, Kuwait

Workshop 01 - Day 02

BIM Implementation Guideline: 6 Essential Steps for AEC Firms

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Eng. Ayman Esawy

BIM Manager / Lead Architect
Pace | Architecture, Engineering + Planning
RICS Certified BIM Manager Senior Digital Delivery Coordinator, BRE PIM BIM ISO 19650 , Autodesk Certified Instructor & Professional Use
The Regency Hotel, Kuwait

Workshop 02

Business Analysis in Construction Management

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Mr. Hazem Ibrahim

Senior Business Specialist Turner Projacs BA Consultant and Instructor. PMP, PMI-PBA, CBAP, Agile Certified Practitioner (ICP), IADT, PMI-ACP, Certified ATP Trainer The Regency Hotel, Kuwait


 Should Attend?




The conference and exhibition will be held at the Regency Hotel,
Maha Ballroom, Kuwait.

QR code for the venue

Address: Al Bidea, 25 Al-Ta’awen St, Salmiya 22012

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Submission Guidelines:
If you are passionate about BIM and Digital Twins and have valuable insights to share, we encourage you to submit a speaker proposal. Please include the following information:

Speaker Information: Name, title, organisation, contact information
Presentation Title: A concise, compelling title for your presentation
Abstract: A brief summary of your proposed presentation (approximately 200-300 words)
Biography: A short bio highlighting your expertise and qualifications (100-150 words)

Important Dates:
• Speaker Proposal Submission Deadline: January 15, 2024
• Notification of Acceptance: January 20, 2024

Contact Information:
Please send your speaker proposals and any inquiries by WhatsApp at +96569955960