Nicky Dobreanu

Nicky Dobreanu,
Cost Consultant,
CIOB Middle East

Speaking on: Integrated project delivery

  • RICS Certified BIM Manager and a BRE BIM Informed Professional
  • Currently training over 400 students in the review and quantification of BIM designs
  • Member of the CIOB Business Development Board in the UK
Prof. Waleed Nasser

Prof. Waleed Nasser,
Head of BIM Department,
Al Faisal University, Saudi

Speaking on: BIM implementation challenges in KSA

  • Professional Project Architect with a background in interior design and structure, focused on sustainable strategies and global issues.
  • Dima's Soilab project was displayed in the Academy of Art University spring show, and published in an ad in the Architect Magazine Reader.
Abed Alwahab Antar

Abed Alwahab Antar,
Principal Architect,
Saud Consult

Speaking on: Optimising design coordinating

  • Affiliated to the Saudi Council of Engineers and Engineering Syndicate Syria
  • Worked on several key projects including King Fahad National Library, Business Oasis Project, Al Medina city entrances and gates, King Abdul Aziz center for Culture and Knowledge (Ithra), Jeddah Court Complex
Prof. Waleed Nasser

Prof. Waleed Nasser,
Head of BIM,
Al Faisal University, Saudi

Speaking on: BIM implementation challenges in KSA

  • Professional Project Architect with a background in interior design and structure, focused on sustainable strategies and global issues.
  • Dima's Soilab project was displayed in the Academy of Art University spring show, and published in an ad in the Architect Magazine Reader.
Nicky Dobreanu

Nicky Dobreanu,
Cost Consultant,
CIOB Middle East

Speaking on: Integrated project delivery

  • RICS Certified BIM Manager and a BRE BIM Informed Professional
  • Currently training over 400 students in the review and quantification of BIM designs
  • Member of the CIOB Business Development Board in the UK
Mohammed Sherif

Mohammed Sherif,
BIM Manager,
Qidiya Investment Company

Speaking on: Using BIM and COBie for Facilities Management

  • Digital Lead/Program BIM Manager with more than 13 years of experience in the architecture, Engineering, Construction and Owner-operated (AECO) industry.
  • RICS Certified BIM Consultant
  • Currently working as a "Program BIM Manager" in Qiddiya Investment Company -- applying the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 for the Digital Transformation.
Yasser Abdelhay

Yasser Abdelhay,
BIM Specialist,
Ministry of Commerce & Investment, Saudi Arabia

Speaking on: Developing a framework for BIM implementation in Saudi Arabia’s construction industry

  • Yasser Abdelhay is an Autodesk certified BIM professional and a USBC LEED Green Associate.
  • Responsible for creating BIM Guidelines for the Saudi Ministry.
  • Associated with the Saudi Council of Engineers.
Samit Sheth

Samit Sheth,
Solutions Architect, Digital Solutions,
JLL Project and Development Services

Speaking on: Defining the Digital Twin

  • Samit has quickly emerged as a young leader within the Real Estate Technology Sector in the Middle East and Africa.
  • Samit has worked with industry leading companies including, Oracle, Johnson Controls, Esri among others to implement and deploy world class technology architectures for large client across the Middle East Region.
Kaarin Kalavus

Kaarin Kalavus,
Associate Director - BIM,
Turner & Townsend

Speaking on: Planning, simulation and visualisation of buildings in advance using modern technologies

  • BIM service lead for Turner & Townsend in GCC, currently leading BIM implementation for operational readiness and FM on Abu Dhabi Airport
  • IFMA FMP accredited professional and Middle East Consultant Awards 2019 – Women in Construction - Professional of the Year award winner
  • BIM professional with diverse BIM experience on major programmes in the region incl. World Cup 2022, Expo 2020 and Abu Dhabi Airport