World Workplace Forum Middle East - May 18, 2017

Timing Topic
08.15 - 08.40 Registration
08.40 - 09.00

Welcome Address (IFMA/RICS)

- Mahmoud Al Burai, Managing Director, RERA Real Estate, Dubai Government
- John Perry, COO, International Facility Management Association
- Mark Walley, RICS Managing Director, EMEA
09.00 – 09.20

"Strategic Facility Management vs traditional Facilities Maintenance"

What is the difference between the traditional FM services and strategic facility management? Learn why regional organizations should be considering a model of strategic asset management and the value creation of SFM both via operational asset performance and capital asset protection.

- Maureen Ehrenberg, FRICS, CRE, President, Global Integrated Facility Management (IFM) | International Director, JLL

09.20 – 10.00

Panel Session - From local to global: the emerging Middle East market

This panel will Identify key trends in the region and discuss current built asset stock and what the region can learn from international best practices.

- Moderator: Maureen Ehrenberg, FRICS, CRE,President, Global Integrated Facility Management (IFM) | International Director, JLL
- Tom Skiba, CEO, Community Association Institute
- Imad Saar, Head of Facility Management, Oman Royal Courts
- Alex Davies, Managing Director, Emrill
- Tariq Chauhan, Group CEO, EFS

10.00 – 10.30 Breakfast
10.30 – 11.15

Regional Case Study 1 (Corporate Non-Hydrocarbon Portfolio)

The team will present a case study about how PDO and its supply partners secured real value for the business through strategic measures.

The focus will be on:

 - asset conception, planning and design

 - facilities management through strategic measures

They will also highlight behavioural enablers such as collaboration, demand challenge and driving more for less in the current low oil price.

- Sagar Jaivant, Head Real Estate Strategy & Portfolio, Petroleum Development Oman

- Mohammed Al Riyami, Real Estate Operational Excellence Lead, Petroleum Development Oman

- Nick Winckles, Account Director, Carillion Alawi LLC

11.15 – 11.45

International Keynote Speaker (International best practice)

An insight into strategic facility management best practices from an international keynote speaker.

- Laurie Gilmer, Vice President Facility Services, Facility Engineering Services
11.45 – 12.00 Comfort break
12.00 - 13:15

Concurrent Breakout 1 (Strategic/Financial)

Maximizing value for the life of an asset whilst driving building performance in a way that complements the business performance objectives

This panel session of leading legal, finance and advisory company C-Suite representatives will cover the strategic issues of FM in the region.

- Moderator: Chris Seymour, Mott MacDonald and MECO
- Tariq Chauhan, CEO, EFS
- Abdullah Al Wahedi, Emaar, Senior Director, Facilities Management
- Stephen Morris, CBRE
- Craig Ross, Cavendish Maxwell

Concurrent Breakout 2 (Operational)

How can Service Companies demonstrate their value?

Emerging technology and innovation including enhanced facilities analytics of direct and associated assets

Professional Development and the role of an FM professional

This session will focus on regional service delivery and will be moderated by a Director from a Service Company with panelists from Global Service Companies, Advisory Consultancies, FM/Asset managers.

- Moderator: Laurie Gilmer, Vice President Facility Services, Facility Engineering Services
- Chris Bond, FM Consultancy Director, Mace Macro
- Ian Harfield, CEO, Cofely Besix
- Tareq Siksek, Director of Commercial, Khidmah
- Asif Siddique, Executive Director, Deyaar Facilities Management

13.15 – 13.45

Regional Case Study 2 (Community)

How a large regional developer is developing a FM strategy to manage life cycle of their assets.

- Jean Hanna, Director of Operations,The Dubai Fountain, Burj Khalifa Water Features & Special Projects, Emaar Properties

13.45 – 14.00 Closing Remarks
14.00 – 14.45 Late lunch and networking
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