23 - 25 SEPTEMBER 2018
10AM TO 7PM
HALLS 6, 7 & 8
DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE
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Facades Seminar Series


11:00 - 11:30

• Silicone structural glazing & fire safety – project examples
• Enabling aesthetics with tailored sealant technologies for Insulating glass and facades – crystal clear and colored sealing and bonding
• Next generation of structural glazing and Insulating glass sealants enhancing productivity and energy efficiency performance
• Enabling quality with compatible system packages in complex multi-component façade designs

Speakers:

Markus Plettau
Markus Plettau Marketing Manager The Dow Chemical Company
11:45 - 12:15
  • Innovations
  • Digitalization as an enabler
  • Regional customization and challenges

Speakers:

Dr. Joerg Westphal
Dr. Joerg Westphal Schüco International KG Executive Senior Vice President
12:30 - 13:00

• Overview of Chapter 18 of the code
• Specific Requirements for Doors
• Specific requirements for Facades

Speakers:

Abhishek Chhabra
Abhishek Chhabra Business Development Thomas Bell-Wright International Consultants
13:15 - 13:55
  •          Building façade anatomy
  •          Types of building construction to be evaluated
  •          Types of testing and associated criteria
  •          Resulting performance values/certifications

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Speakers:

Luke C. Woods
Luke C. Woods Principal Engineer - Fire Resistance and Containment Underwriters Laboratories, Product Safety
14:00 - 14:30

• Safety aspects of glass balustrades
• General and component related elements
• Provide awareness for better designs

Speakers:

Andy Dean
Andy Dean Head of Facades WSP
14:45 - 15:15

• PCMs
• AI
• Passive Cooling Systems through material selection

Speakers:

Nigel Eckersall
Nigel Eckersall Advisor to the chairman Azizi Developments
15:30 - 16:00
  • Light or not to light?
  • Why shall we invest in façade lighting?
  • Do's and Dont's in façade lighting

Speakers:

Rodrigo Roveratti
Rodrigo Roveratti Design Director La Luz Lighting Design
16:15 - 16:45
  • Most common glass characteristic
  • Potential causes of glass failures (fractures and delamination)
  • Working knowledge of glass industry lexicon and glass terminology

Speakers:

Eng. Gilles Vandevoorde, M.M.E
Eng. Gilles Vandevoorde, M.M.E Managing Partner nCLO3URE DMCC
17:00 - 17:30

• Project initial stages of design: Support project designers on the compliant and efficient building envelope.
• Project execution: Revision and approval of façade subcontractor drawings and documentation.
• Project handover: Review and compare the necessary AS BUILT documentation with the site condition.

17:45 - 18:15
  • Use and development of thermal break aluminum extrusions in the manufacturing of windows, doors, and curtain walls systems
  • Equipment’s needed for assembly of thermal break aluminum extrusions
  • Various thermal break assembly lines and plants with different productivity rates and different levels of automation

Speakers:

Giovanni Barbareschi
Giovanni Barbareschi Export Manager Fom Industrie
11:00 - 11:30

• How Fire Rated Glass & Systems Work
• Key differences between Fire Protective and Fire Resistive systems
• Common Pitfalls to be wary of

Speakers:

Imran Manasawala
Imran Manasawala Director Future Architectural Glass LLC
11:45 - 12:15

• Who we are, what is QUALICOAT and the QUALICOAT advantage
• Technical Specifications and QUALICOAT’s innovative process
• Classes of finishes and how to specify and maintain
• Comparison between QUALICOAT and other certification standards

Speakers:

Maria Malo
Maria Malo Senior Member of the Marketing & Training Working Groups of QMEA Quali Middle East
12:30 - 13:00

Speakers:

Nilesh Deshpande
Nilesh Deshpande Senior Energy Engineer & Sustainability Consultant AESG
Belarmino Cordero
Belarmino Cordero Principle Facade Consultant AESG
13:15 - 13:45

·         Quality aspects and Energy efficiency of windows / insulating glass/glass facades

·         Different sealants and adhesives to produce glass facades --> different sealants and adhesives provide different properties

·         European standards as well as the future of glass facades in Europe

Speakers:

Ralf Thorwarth
Ralf Thorwarth Sales Area Manager Kömmerling Chemical Factory GmbH
14:00 - 14:30

• Current trend
• Innovation
• Quality Assurance
• Digital Future

Speakers:

Lars Anders
Lars Anders Managing Director Priedemann Group & Facade-Lab Research & Development Centre
14:45 - 15:15

• Utilization of Quality Practices to achieve Smart Government
• Smart Services Definition
• Dubai Blockchain Initiative
• Dubai Pulse - Smart Dubai Platform

Speakers:

Suleiman Al Dabbas
Suleiman Al Dabbas Quality and Excellence Specialist Smart Dubai Government Est.
15:30 - 16:00

 

  • Building envelope weatherproofing. Impact on building’s performance, solutions and trends.
  • Partnership, The Art of Business relationship - How it will shape the facade building projects!
  • Achieving Excellence on Facade Weatherproof projects – Customization as key!

Speakers:

Pedro Carvalho
Pedro Carvalho Strategy & Business Development Director Effisus – Excellence in façade weatherproofing, Portugal
16:15 - 16:45

• Fire Rated Façade weatherproofing
• Partnership, The Art of Business relationship - How it will shape the facade building projects!
• Achieving Excellence on Facade Weatherproof projects – Customization as the key!

Speakers:

Engr. Emmanuel Uwalaka
Engr. Emmanuel Uwalaka Executive Director OSHAssociation UK
17:00 - 17:30
  • Overview of legal environments and requirements.
  • Standards and tests.
  • Use and installation on site.
  • Draft of new standardized test method for façades.

Speakers:

Dr. Tomás de la Rosa
Dr. Tomás de la Rosa Chairman and CEO AFITI
Cristina P.Domper
Cristina P.Domper Senior Fire testing Engineer AFITI
17:45 - 18:15
  • Improve people’s daily life by combining comfort and sustainability
  • Enhance the well-being of building occupants
  • Meet their need for safety, performance, adaptability and aesthetics

Speakers:

Alain Garnier
Alain Garnier Manager Sales and Business Development – Middle East Saint-Gobain SageGlass