21-23 March, 2018
Imagine | Innovate | Build
For the first time ever, TATA Steel Limited is bringing together the very best from the world of construction at the Construction Conclave, 2018.

The event

The Construction Conclave shall see global construction giants, the top architects and the best structural consultants & material manufacturers from across the world come together under one roof.

The Conclave will be the hub for sharing knowledge, best practices and the future of construction. It aims to:

Understand and work together towards the future needs of the construction industry
Help develop materials, products and services to meet the increasing challenges of high-speed construction, unconventional designs and the ever-increasing focus on quality
Throw light upon the inspiration behind some of the best architectural & structural marvels across the world.


The venue for the inaugural edition of the Construction Conclave is none other than the

City of Construction Icons – Dubai.

Against the backdrop of the skyscraper-lined skyline of Dubai, the event will take place at

the Westin Mina Seyahi, Dubai.


The Construction Conclave 2018 will take place from

21-23 March, 2018

The Speakers

Terrence Busuttil
  • Head Construction Coalitions at Worldsteel Association.
  • An economist by profession, he has worked extensively in the areas of industrial economics and corporate strategy.
  • Has been associated with the steel industry directly for over 10 years.
  • His topic for discussion would be “Construction industry megatrends and role of steel industry in enhancing the potential of construction industry”
Derick Pay
  • Director Project, Tiong Seng Holdings Ltd
  • He is an engineer from Loughborough University of Technology
  • He is a member of Singapore Contractors Association Limited
Maurice Kardas
  • International Business Development Manager at Royal Haskoning DHV
  • A civil engineer with over 25 years of experience
  • He will make a joint presentation on “Benefits of Fiber Reinforced Polymers for construction and infrastructure industry”
Liezbeth Tromp
  • Project Manager and Consultant Fiber Reinforced Polymers
  • She is an MS, Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
  • She will make a joint presentation on “Benefits of Fiber Reinforced Polymers for construction and infrastructure industry”
Faizal Kottikolon
  • Founder and Chairman, KEF Holdings & KEF Infra
  • (South customer profile)
  • He will talk on “Technologies of Offsite and Modular Constructions”
Ashraf Elgabry
  • BIM Project Manager at Consolidated Contractors International Company
  • Architectural Engineer by profession
  • Over 30-year experience in various projects globally
  • He will speak on “BIM concept and its applications in mega projects”
Peter Sharrat
  • Head of Strategic Consulting at WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • He has a master’s degree in Architecture and Design
Ravi Sreehari
  • Managing Director, ITNL International JLT, Dubai
  • He is a civil engineer by education
  • He has more than two decades of experience in senior positions in the industry
  • His topic of discussion is “First automatic car park in Dubai with two connected buildings and Tunnel projects being implemented by ILFS in India”
Ahmed Osman
  • Managing Principal, Desimone
  • He has extensive 19 years’ industry experience. His expertise features designing stadiums, long span roofs and high-rise structures in New York and around the world.
  • He will talk about “Integrating structural steel with concrete for innovative and efficient structures”
Zaher Hadow
  • Director Technical, WSP Middle East
  • He will speak on “Challenges of constructing Great Tall Towers”
Steve McKechnie
  • He is an award winning structural engineer with extensive experience in the design of buildings. Over 20 years of experience with specialization in tall structures, long spans, tension structures, steel and concrete.
  • He will speak on "New technologies that are putting steel buildings at the cutting edge of tall building construction"

Event Highlights

  • Industry Experts


  • Construction Materials


  • House Building Materials


  • Dubai Iconic Structures


Event Itinerary

12:30 to 2:00 pm

Scheduled arrivals followed by transfer to hotels

2:30 to 4:00 pm

Check-in along with Lunch/High Tea

7:30 to 9:00 pm

The "La Perle" Show at W, Al Habtoor City

9:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Networking dinner at La Patio, St. Regis

10:30 pm

Transfers to Hotels

07:00 am

Breakfast at hotel

09:00 am

Registration and Gallery Walk at Westin Mina Seyahi

9:30 to 1:00 pm

Conclave Session 1

1:00 to 2:00 pm


2:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Conclave Session 2

7:30 to 10:30 pm

Gala Dinner at the Serdaal Ballroom, Westin Mina Seyahi

10:30 PM

Transfer to Hotels

7:00 to 10:00 am

Breakfast at hotel followed by Check-out

10:00 AM

Assemble at lobby of hotel for city tour

10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Tour of iconic structures

1:30 to 3:00 pm

Lunch at Al Dawaar, Hyatt Regency

3:00 to 6:30 pm


6:30 pm

Departures as per Schedule