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Summit Agenda | Smart Skyscrapers Summit



»   Day 1 - 11th May 2015
»   Day 2 - 12th May 2015
Day 1 - 11th May 2015
TIME TOPIC
08:30 - 09:30

Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:30 - 09:45

Welcome Address

09:45 - 10:00

MC Opens

10:00 - 10:20

Understanding the Significance of Construction Planning and Structural Design in Sustainable High Rise for the Middle East Region

10:20 - 10:40

Building Sustainable Skyscrapers – Design, Construction & Management

10:40 - 11:00

Socio-cultural Sustainability and Tall Buildings: Planning Challenges and Design Opportunities

11:00 - 11:20

Sustainable Development Guidelines for Skyscrapers in the Middle East

11:20 - 11:50

Networking Coffee Break & Visit to Exhibitor Lounge

11:50 - 12:10

Sustainable Design/Facades for Skyscrapers in the Middle East – Challenges and Solutions

12:10 - 12:30

Exploring Intelligent Façade Technologies in Skyrise Architecture
This presentation will explore the latest technologies in façade design for tall buildings.

12:30 - 12:50

Smart Vertical Transportation for Skyscrapers – Designing Elevators for High Rises
This presentation will focus on the technologies for sustainable mobility in tall buildings.

12:50 - 13:10

Fire Safety Design in Skyscrapers

13:10 - 13:30

Case Study
Learning and Sharing Best Practices that have Help Build the Tallest Skyscraper of the World – Burj Khalifa

13:30 - 14:30

NETWORKING LUNCH

14:30 - 14:50

Case Study
Building of the CAYAN Tower, Dubai

14:50 - 15:10

Design and Construction of The Shanghai Tower

15:10 - 16:00

Panel Discussion

16:00 - 16:20

Constructing World’s Tallest Building - Project Kingdom Tower

16:20 - 17:00

Networking Coffee Break & Visit to Exhibitor Lounge


Day 2 - 12th May 2015
TIME TOPIC
09:20 - 09:50

Networking & Morning Refreshments

09:50 - 10:00

MC Opens

10:00 - 10:20

Significance of BIM in High Rises
This presentation investigates the use of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for managing high rise construction projects.

10:20 - 10:40

Sustainability/Green Rules for Skyscrapers in the Middle East

10:40 - 11:00

Challenges in Building Sustainable Skyscrapers in the Middle East

11:00 - 11:20

Incorporating Natural Ventilation in High Rise Buildings

11:20 - 11:50

Networking Coffee Break & Visit to Exhibitor Lounge

11:50 - 12:10

Energy Efficient Skyscrapers
This presentation will cover a case study on a Skyscraper Project outlining the implementation of these energy efficient designs and the impact it has had in the reduction of its carbon foot print and air pollution.

12:10 - 12:30

The Next Generation of Skyscrapers

  • Plyscrapers –  Investigating  a Future of Wooden Skyscrapers
  • Zero Net Energy Skyscrapers

12:30 - 12:50

Role of Technology in the Evolution of Skyscrapers
This presentation will focus on the integral role of technology in shaping the rise of skyscrapers over the decades.

12:50 - 13:30

Panel Discussion

13:30 - 14:30

NETWORKING LUNCH

14:30 - 15:10

Roundtable Discussions

15:10 - 15:30

Roundtable Results

15:30 - 15:40

Prize Draw & MC Closes


Agenda is subject to change

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