Why you should Attend the Event

Help grow your business and improve relationships through face time with the key players in the region’s trillion dollar construction market


Get practical technology adoption insights from case studies delivered by the region’s leading clients, contractors and consultants.


Get insight into how the industry will be transformed over the next decade and stay ahead as technology adoption accelerates


Stay competitive by under-standing which technologies will best reduce operational costs, improve safety and boost the productivity of your projects


Assess the most promising technology applications so that you can make the right investment decisions


Meet the Global Leaders turning technology hype into real success in the Built Environment

The construction industry is on the cusp of a new era. Building it greener, cheaper faster, safer.

CTF 2019 brings together leaders from around the globe to discuss real technology use-cases in today’s mega projects.

With over 200+ senior delegates, 50+ superstar speakers and 15+ countries represented don’t miss out on 2 full days of insights and use-case scenarios at the only dedicated ConTech event in the region!

Construction Technology Forum Highlights 2018


Aref Boualwan

Senior Manager, Innovation CCC

Luis Clemente

3D Printing Executive Director, ACCIONA Construction SA

Chris Tebb

Digital Design And Delivery Practice Lead, Mott Macdonald

Yasser Baaj

Vice President, Dubox

Dr. Marwan Abu Ebeid

Sr. BIM Manager, Turner International Middle East Ltd

Yu Tao

CEO, China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC)

Prakash Senghani

Digital Project Delivery Lead, Construction Services AECOM Middle East.

Shwan Alhashimi

Managing Director, Archiplex

Will your solutions disrupt the region’s construction market?

Can you help transform the region’s construction industry making it greener, safer and more efficient? Is your advice integral to the successful technology adoption in the market? 

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View the full forum agenda with details of all the sessions and all confirmed speakers.

09:00 AM - 09.10 AM

Opening Remarks By Chairperson

09.10 AM - 09.30 AM Opening presentation

The Future of Construction: 3 Technology Scenarios For 2050

09.30 AM - 10.00 AM Panel Discussion

Yu Tao

Job Site 2050: How Construction Mega Trends Will Transform Construction

This forward-looking session addresses how mega trends such as virtual construction, pre-fabrication, wireless monitoring, big data and robotics could impact the future of construction and deduces the technology required to get there.

Panellists include:

  • Yu Tao (CEO, China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC))

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Panel Discussion

Aref Boualwan

Closing The Gap Between Old And New World – What It Will Take To Move The Industry Forward Beyond Technology

There’s no shortage of technologies disrupting the way traditional industries function. There’s no denying that the world is closer than ever to implementing such solutions and there’s no denying that the construction sector is in urgent needs of a tech revolution. However, the industry lacks behind its peers when it comes to deploying smart technologies and has failed to increase in productivity in decades. With the traditional industry mindset unwelcoming of digital technology – what will it take move the industry forward?

Panellists include:

  • Aref Boualwan (Senior Manager Innovation, CCC )

09:00 AM - 09:10 AM

Opening Remarks By Chairperson

09.10 - 10.00 AM

Yasser Baaj

What To Build In? What To Building Out? Avoiding The Pitfalls In Prefabricated Housing

There is no doubt that the more you can build off-site has increased benefits for projects and an earlier return in investment. So why have so many schemes failed? This session reveals the key things to consider when investing in pre-fab from the offset and on a per project basis and shares the common mistakes so that you can avoid them.

Panellists include:
Yasser Baaj (Vice President, Dubox )

10.00 AM - 10.20 AM

Building A Sustainable High Rise in 19 Days

Chinese modular mogul builds 57 story tower in just 19 days with a prefabricated construction technique helping it cut back on 15,000 deliveries, dust and pollution.


  • BROAD Sustainable Buildings

10:20 AM - 10:40 AM

Yasser Baaj

UAE Reinvents Traditional Construction with the Guest House Community Built Almost Completely Offsite

See how Dubox are disrupting conventional construction methodologies, challenging existing traditions, improving efficiencies and the quality of the built environment. This session review’s the guest house project, an entire community approaching 90,000sqm and 8 buildings built in 80 days, 85% of which was offsite.

  • Yasser Baaj (Vice President, Dubox)

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