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Collaborating to deliver the Saudi Arabia of the future

This 2022 Summit provided insights on the key themes of Economy, Sustainable Development, Leadership, Investment, Technology and People to support your strategies to build Saudi Arabia’s construction industry of the future.

2022 AGENDA

  • Day 1 MARCH 28, 2022
  • clock 4.30 pm - 4.35 pm
Welcome Address
people
  • Matt Denton
    Matt Denton
    President dmg events
  • clock 4.35 pm - 4.40 pm
Keynote Address
people
  • His Excellency Eng. Osama bin Abdulaziz Al-Zamil
    His Excellency Eng. Osama bin Abdulaziz Al-Zamil
    Deputy Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources
  • clock 4.40 pm - 4.45 pm
Keynote Address
people
  • Eng. Fuad Mohammed Mosa
    Eng. Fuad Mohammed Mosa
    Head of Localization, Local Content, Risk and Crisis Management Deputyship, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Energy
  • clock 4.45 pm - 4.50 pm
Summit Opening Remarks
people
  • Laura Buckwell
    Laura Buckwell
    Chairperson The Big 5 Saudi Leadership Summit
  • clock 4.50 pm - 5.30 pm
IMPACT SESSION: Driving impact through sustainable development and environmental leadership in Saudi Arabia’s built environment
people
  • Moderator: Grace Najjar
    Moderator: Grace Najjar
    Managing Director Project Management Institute MENA
  • Maryam Telmasani
    Maryam Telmasani
    Chair Global Compact Network Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Mohammed Al Surf
    Dr Mohammed Al Surf
    Regional Manager – Market Development – Saudi Arabia Green Business Certification Institute (GBCI)
  • Ahmed Sayed
    Ahmed Sayed
    Middle East Business Development Director Acciona
  •  How is the built environment in Saudi Arabia scaling up and uniting efforts to reduce carbon emissions?
  • How is Saudi Arabia’s construction sector developing climate solutions?
  • How are projects stakeholders embedding environmental leadership into project plans?
  • What are the top initiatives in construction contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals?
  • clock 5.45 pm - 6.35 pm
INVESTMENT SESSION: Creating partnerships to deliver investment in Saudi Arabia’s projects
people
  • Moderator: Laura Buckwell
    Moderator: Laura Buckwell
    Chairperson The Big 5 Saudi Leadership Summit
  • Eng. Fuad Mohammed Mosa
    Eng. Fuad Mohammed Mosa
    Head of Localization, Local Content, Risk and Crisis Management Deputyship, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Energy
  • Walid Al Murshed
    Walid Al Murshed
    Head of International Finance Corporation IFC
  • Damian Regan
    Damian Regan
    Sustainability Reporting & Assurance Leader Deloitte Middle East
  • Laurent Germain
    Laurent Germain
    Chief Executive Officer Egis Group
  • How are the private and public sectors collaborating to deliver governance and contract frameworks?
  • How is the Privatization Program of Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 progressing?
  • What are the challenges in creating PPPs in Saudi Arabia and how can we work towards removing constraints?
  • Delivering growth opportunities through ESG and sustainable impact communities
  • How can Saudi Arabia mobilise green finance and encourage investment into energy efficiency in buildings?
  • clock 6.45 pm - 7.35 pm
TECHNOLOGY SESSION: Stagnate or Innovate: Embracing new technologies in Saudi Arabia’s Construction Industry
people
  • Moderator: Laura Buckwell
    Moderator: Laura Buckwell
    Chairperson The Big 5 Saudi Leadership Summit
  • Nour H. Kassassir
    Nour H. Kassassir
    Vice President and CIO Parsons MEA Business Unit
  • Arsen Safaryan
    Arsen Safaryan
    Director –Digital Technologies Saudi Entertainment Ventures | SEVEN
  • Mohammed Shah
    Mohammed Shah
    IT & Smart City Director Knowledge Economic City Co.
  • Menno de Jonge
    Menno de Jonge
    Digital Delivery Director NEOM
  • Amr Saad
    Amr Saad
    Head of Digital Engineering & Information Management ROSHN
  • Hear about innovation firsts from the Saudi Arabia construction industry
  • Are Saudi Arabia’s construction technology teams incubating and investing in research and development to speed up industry transformation?
  • Which are the new technologies Saudi Arabia is embracing?
  • How are drones, AI, robotics and data driven decisions reshaping the industry to be more collaborative, efficient and sustainable?
  • How is technology future proofing the urban community projects for the future?
  • clock 7.45 pm - 8.00 pm
ECONOMY SESSION: Macroeconomic Outlook and Update: Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030
people
  • Asad Khan
    Asad Khan
    Chief Economist and Head of Economic Research Jadwa Investment
  • Progress of Saudi Arabia Vision 2030
  • Update on the various Vision Realization Programs – how are each of the programs impacting various sectors of the economy?
  • What are the key opportunities for Saudi Arabia’s economic growth in the next 5 years?
  • Global and local trends affecting Saudi Arabia’s near term growth
  • What are the main economic policies changes that are propelling the Saudi economy into the future?
  • clock 8.00 pm - 8.45 pm
PEOPLE SESSION: Mobility of Talent: Building an inclusive and diverse construction workforce of the future
people
  • Moderator: Laura Buckwell
    Moderator: Laura Buckwell
    Chairperson The Big 5 Saudi Leadership Summit
  • Samer A Samad
    Samer A Samad
    CEO Nesma & Partners Contracting Co.
  • Scott Coombes
    Scott Coombes
    Managing Partner AESG
  • Sameer Daoud
    Sameer Daoud
    Executive Director KEO Infrastructure
  • Eng. Mahmoud El Essawy
    Eng. Mahmoud El Essawy
    Managing Director for International Projects Hassan Allam Construction
  • Attracting the best global talent to Saudi Arabia -challenges and opportunities
  • How is the government supporting project delivery teams to attract and retain talent in Saudi Arabia’s construction workforce? Can labour reforms and regulation be improved?
  • What is the industry doing to attract the young generation of Saudi Nationals into construction businesses?
  • How are construction businesses creating thriving business environments and empowering positive cultures for their employees?
  • Exploring how business leaders, policy makers can build structures and change mindsets to embed inclusion and diversity into the workforce – what are the opportunities?
  • clock 9.00 pm - 9.45 pm
COLLABORATION SESSION: Collaborating to deliver Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 – Insights from Saudi Arabia’s Projects Leaders
people
  • Moderator: Laura Buckwell
    Moderator: Laura Buckwell
    Chairperson The Big 5 Saudi Leadership Summit
  • Gautam Sashittal
    Gautam Sashittal
    Chief Executive Officer King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD)
  • Mashael Bin Saedan
    Mashael Bin Saedan
    Chief Executive Officer Al Saedan for Development
  • Ian Williamson
    Ian Williamson
    Group Chief Projects Officer The Red Sea Development Company
  • Mohamed Ahmed Saad
    Mohamed Ahmed Saad
    Chief Development Officer Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA)
  • Robert Hope
    Robert Hope
    Managing Director Saudi Arabia Egis
  • Dr. Walid Mahmoud
    Dr. Walid Mahmoud
    Chief Executive Officer AECOM Arabia
  • How is the private sector and public sector collaborating during this era of growth and transformation?
  • What are the main growth strategies to ensure the construction industry in KSA is ready for the future?
  • Beyond Vision 2030 – how will the Vision progress?
  • What does the future of the construction industry in Saudi Arabia look like? – What needs to change to support operational efficiency?
  • How are CEOs driving environmental leadership from the top down and what are the business benefits? What is the Saudi Arabia construction industry doing to contribute to the three pillars of the SDGs: economic, environmental and social sustainability?
  • clock 9.45 pm - 10.00 pm
Closing Remarks
people
  • Laura Buckwell
    Laura Buckwell
    Chairperson The Big 5 Saudi Leadership Summit

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