You are on page 1of 5

Supported by

Boosting underground infrastructure development through implementation of effective tunneling and piling technologies to deliver Qatari mega projects
International conference - 10 & 11 June 2013 W Hotel, Doha, Qatar

NEW FOR 2013:

2013 SPEAKER LINE-UP INCLUDES:


Rod Stewart, Managing Director Qatar - Middle East, Atkins Saleh Mubarak, Head Dept. of Civil & Architectural Engineering, College of Engineering, Qatar University Ilias Michalis, Tunnelling Expert to the CTO, Qatar Rail Theodoros Tzaveas, Senior Design Engineer, Design Management (Roads Section), Public Works Authority, Ashghal Peter Sharp, Technical Director and Ground Engineering Manager (Gulf), Mott MacDonald Ali Mahdi, Technical Director Bridges Civil Structures, QPM Amr Degwe, Technical Manager, NSCC Ahmed Al Jolo, Chairman, Qatar Society of Engineers Paul Groves, Regional Head of Tunnels and Ground Engineering, Atkins Abdul Ghaffar AH Chaudhry, Chief Engineer Strategic Planning Department Strategy & Corporate Governance, Roads & Transport Authority Mohamad Nagi, Director of Infrastructure Sustainability and Assessment Centre, American University in Dubai Dr. Chandramohan, President Technical, Navayuga Engineering Co. WLL And more
Associate Sponsors

15+ hours of networking time during the conference New presentations and case studies on rail, sports, airport, utilities, roads and bridges projects from leading local and international experts Technology updates and demo sessions Certicates of attendance and special prize draws

Rail, stadium, airport mega-projects case studies Present and future: balancing ambitions and current city life with Qatars underground projects Incorporating tunnels into existing underground infrastructure Overcoming geotechnical challenges in local environment Discussing contractual issues and risks associated with ground conditions Delivering quality foundations through soil testing and cavity management Addressing the issue of durability through in-depth analysis, accurate study and planning
Coffee Sponsor

KEY DISCUSSIONS INCLUDE:

Network Solution Provider

Exhibitors

Tel: +971 4 364 2975 Fax: +971 4 363 1938 Email: enquiry@iqpc.ae www.undergroundfoundations.com

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER

WHAT ATTENDEES ARE SAYING AbOUT UNDERGROUND INFRASTRUCTURES & DEEP FOUNDATIONS QATAR SUMMITS:
The event provided unique opportunities to meet key decision makers, experts, consultants and main authorities from Qatar Geologist Engineer, Project Manager, MECSEKERC A great opportunity to meet and discuss issues with the stakeholders involved in the major up and coming projects Contracts Manager, Ammico Contracting Co WLL Good balance of topics and speakers Vice President, Parsons Well attended by local and international companies. Qatari attendance was impressive Director, Business Development, STFA Very grateful to the presenters who made the effort of preparing the presentations and share their knowledge Technical Director, QPM Thank you for such a good event Structural Engineer, MZ & Partners

WHO ATTENDED LAST YEAR


29% Project Director/Manager 23% CEO/MD/VP/Exec Dir/ Chief Exec 12% Business Development Director/Manager 7% Operations Head/Director Manager 6% Design Head/ Director/Manager 6% Project Engineer 6% Civil Engineer 6% Civil Geotechnical Engineer 6% Production/Process Head Director/Manager

SPONSORSHIP & EXHIbITION OPPORTUNITIES


Only at the 3rd Annual Underground Infrastructures & Deep Foundations Qatar Summit will the highest-level decision makers attend in one place at one time. They will evaluate products and services and will look to short-list potential suppliers. Do you have a product or service that our senior decision-makers and inuencers need? Then make sure to not miss out on this unique opportunity. We have a range of business development, marketing and sales solutions that will be tailored to specically deliver on your business objectives. For more details, call +971 4 360 2800 or email sponsorship@iqpc.ae

Global Trade Partners:

Media Partners

Tel: +971 4 364 2975 Fax: +971 4 363 1938 Email: enquiry@iqpc.ae www.undergroundfoundations.com

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER

Conference Day 1
MondaY, 10 June 2013
08:00 Registration and networking refreshments 09:00 Chairpersons opening remarks Antonios El-Achkar, Business Director Qatar, IQPC 2013: A pivotaL Year for Qatars underground worKs 09:10 Interactive panel discussion: Key market overview and insight into Qatars project pipeline Reviewing Qatars mega projects to analyse underground infrastructure and deep foundations requirements Discussing market opportunities and current tenders to drive business and project development Taking responsibilities and sharing risks to ensure competitiveness of a tender and attractiveness for international companies Panelists: Rod Stewart, Managing Director Qatar, Atkins Ahmed al Jolo, Chairman, Qatar Society of Engineers Theodoros Tzaveas, Senior Design Engineer, Design Management (Roads Section),Public Works Authority, Ashghal 09:40 Microtunneling and jet grouting application in weak rock conditions. Experiences from Athens Metro Project Ilias Michalis, Tunnelling Expert to the CTO, Qatar Rail 10:20 Executive exchange session 10:40 Morning coffee break 11:00 Case study of the Deep sewer STEP Pumping station PS01 Abu Dhabi, UAE Description of the project - One of the worlds deepest pumping station (More than 100m deep) Presentation of the special foundation techniques implemented on the project Review of the relative merits of each type Jean-Baptiste Le Gall, General Manager, Spie Batignolles 11:30 Incorporating tunnels into existing underground infrastructure Understanding technical challenges of tunnel planning process to overcome complexities Considering in-city logistical aspects while planning excavation and construction works Overcoming obstacles in integration of tunnels and existing networks Paul Groves, Regional Head of Tunnel and Ground Engineering, Atkins 12:10 Exclusive presentation from Datwyler Sealing Technologies Deutschland GmbH Ivo Lackner, Datwyler Thomas Gruber, Datwyler 12:40 Networking lunch 13:40 Case study: Back analysis of diaphragm retaining wall behaviour at New Doha International Airport - Underground Rail Station Discussing ndings from a programme of perimeter wall instrumentation implemented for the construction stage as a means to verify the wall design against a background of little direct knowledge of the engineering properties of the weak rocks of Doha Comparing operational soil and rock parameters deduced from back analysis of the wall behaviour and prop loadings, with site investigation data from the project site and another nearby location with similar geotechnical conditions Implementing ndings for future design of diaphragm walls in relation to upcoming underground infrastructure works to be undertaken for the construction of the Doha Metro network, including both the wall design and in the prediction of near eld surface ground movements Peter Sharp, Technical Director and Ground Engineering Manager (Gulf), Mott MacDonald 14:20 Present and future: balancing ambitions and current city life with Qatars underground projects Evaluating opportunities and challenges associated with the booming mega projects Delivering effective resource and material planning, as well as realistic scheduling to avoid delays Understanding the impact of construction projects on infrastructure and delivery of public services (utilities, electricity etc.) Saleh Mubarak, Head Dept. of Civil & Architectural Engineering, College of Engineering, Qatar University 14:40 Product demo session and networking

Tel: +971 4 364 2975 Fax: +971 4 363 1938 Email: enquiry@iqpc.ae www.undergroundfoundations.com

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER

Conference Day 2
TUESdaY, 11 June 2013
08:00 Registration and networking refreshments 09:00 Chairpersons opening remarks Mohamad Nagi, Director of Infrastructure Sustainability and Assessement Centre, American University in Dubai Top considerations in pLanning Qatars mega projects 09:10 Enabling works in construction Geotechnical considerations Structural considerations Logistical and safety Considerations Ali Mahdi, Technical Director Bridges Civil Structures, QPM 09:40 Addressing the issue of durability through in-depth analysis, accurate study and planning Assessing exposure conditions of deep foundations to avail durability characteristics of materials used in Qatar Evaluating operational and maintenance challenges to eliminate risk factors Developing specic recommendations for deep foundations of different structures Mohamad Nagi, Director of Infrastructure Sustainability and Assessement Centre, American University in Dubai 10:10 Video presentation from Liebherr-Werk Nenzing GmbH 10:20 Morning networking coffee break 10:40 Case study presentation by the Roads and Transport Authority, Dubai Abdul Ghaffar AH Chaudhry, Chief Engineer Strategic Planning Department Strategy and Corporate Governance, Roads and Transport Authority 11:10 Discussing revolutionary piling techniques developed for high performance foundations Dr. Chandramohan, President Technical, Navayuga Engineering Co. WLL 11:50 Delivering quality foundations through soil testing and cavity management Improving stability of foundations by treating soil conditions Considering structural seismic design and stabilisation techniques to ensure strengthened bridge foundations Monitoring geohazards for improved operational benet Amr Degwe, Technical Manager, NSCC 12:30 Networking lunch 13:30 Workshop: Addressing the lifecycle of concrete infrastructure and overcoming common challenges in durability Sustainability and Assessment Centre (ISAC), American University in Dubai and will provide the opportunity for delegates to learn about the latest in design, construction and life-cycle assessment to ensure durability and quality of deep foundations Key issues being addressed include: Durability parameters affecting service life of underground structures Corrosion mechanism and corrosion preventive methods available in Qatar Service life prediction methodology-Model parameters and service life calculation example Typical durability study for reinforced concrete tunnel Current concrete technology and construction practices in Qatar Workshop facilitator: Mohamad Nagi, Director of Infrastructure Sustainability and Assessement Centre, American University in Dubai 15:30 End of summit day two

DOWNLOAD

CENTRE

Effects of urban construction on existing pile foundations Integrated Geophysical Approach for Rapid Site Investigations Breathe Easy: Underground Ventilation Visit www.undergroundfoundations.com to download complimentary interviews, articles, podcasts and whitepapers!

Tel: +971 4 364 2975 Fax: +971 4 363 1938 Email: enquiry@iqpc.ae www.undergroundfoundations.com

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER

International conference: 10-11 June 2013 Venue: W Hotel, Doha, Qatar

TEAM DISCOUNTS
Team discounts available on request. Call +971 4 364 2975 for more information.

VENUE & ACCOMMODATION


Venue: W Doha Hotel West Bay, Doha, Qatar Phone: (974) 4453 5000 Fax: (974) 4453 5354 VENUE & ACCOMMODATION Hotel and travel costs are not included in the registration fee. For assistance in your travel and accommodation requirements, please refer to details below: Room Reservation Special / corporate rate for room accommodation is available in the hotel. You may contact the hotel directly as per the details above quoting IQPC Middle East or the name of the conference. Flight Reservation Contact Bindu Babu at SNTTA Travel & Tours LLC Dubai. E- mail iqpc@snttadubai.com Tel - + 971 4 2829000 Fax - + 971 4 2829988 www.sntta.com

REGISTRATION
Event Code: 20090.004
Please complete in BLOCK CAPITALS as information is used to produce delegate badges.

Please photocopy for multiple bookings.

5 WAYS TO REGISTER
CALL: +971 4 364 2975 FAX: +971 4 363 1938 EMAIL: enquiry@iqpc.ae WEB: www.undergroundfoundations.com POST: IQPC Dubai FZ LLC, PO Box 502397, Dubai, UAE

PRIORITY BOOKING FORM


Discounts cannot be combined. Discounts are not valid if payment is received after closing date. Payment prior to conference is mandatory for attendance.

CONFERENCE PRICES
Standard Pricing Conference only
Standard pricing by credit card US $2,599

CONFERENCE DOCUMENTATION
If you cannot make the dates you can still access all of the presentations delivered throughout the conference days for just $450, post event. Contact us on +971 4 364 2975 for further details.
IQPC FZ LLCs Standard Terms and Conditions PAYMENT Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includes lunches, refreshments and detailed conference materials. Payment prior to conference is mandatory for attendance. Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received and may be subject to cancellation. If a booking is received 10 working days before the conference a credit card number will be required to confirm your place, likewise if full payment has not been received before the conference date. A $100 processing charge will be assessed to all registrations not accompanied by credit card payment at the time of registration. DISCOUNTS All Early Bird Discounts require payment at time of registration and before the cut-off date in order to receive any discount. Any other discounts offered by IQPC (including team discounts) require payment at the time of registration. Discounts cannot be combined with any other offer. CANCELLATION, POSTPONEMENT AND SUBSTITUTION POLICY You may substitute delegates at any time by providing reasonable advance notice to IQPC. For any cancellations received in writing not less than eight (8) days prior to the conference, you will receive a 90% credit to be used at another IQPC conference which must occur within one year from the date of issuance of such credit. An administration fee of 10% of the contract fee will be retained by IQPC for all permitted cancellations. No credit will be issued for any cancellations occurring within seven (7) days (inclusive) of the conference. In the event that IQPC cancels an event for any reason, you will receive a credit for 100% of the contract fee paid. You may use this credit for another IQPC event to be mutually agreed with IQPC, which must occur within one year from the date of cancellation. In the event that IQPC postpones an event for any reason and the delegate is unable or unwilling to attend on the rescheduled date, you will receive a credit for 100% of the contract fee paid. You may use this credit for another IQPC event to be mutually agreed with IQPC, which must occur within one year from the date of postponement. Except as specified above, no credits will be issued for cancellations. There are no refunds given under any circumstances. IQPC is not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of a substitution, alteration or cancellation/postponement of an event. IQPC shall assume no liability whatsoever in the event this conference is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to a fortuitous event, Act of God, unforeseen occurrence or any other event that renders performance of this conference impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, labour strike, extreme weather or other emergency. PROGRAMME CHANGES Please note that speakers and topics were confirmed at the time of publishing; however, circumstances beyond the control of the organisers may necessitate substitutions, alterations or cancellations of the speakers and/or topics. As such, IQPC reserves the right to alter or modify the advertised speakers and/or topics if necessary. Any substitutions or alterations will be updated on our web page as soon as possible. YOUR DETAILS Please email our database manager at enquiry@iqpc.ae to inform us of any incorrect details which will be amended accordingly.

Prices are stated net of any applicable local taxes A $100 processing charge will be assessed to all registrations not accompanied by credit card payment at the time of registration.

DELEGATE DETAILS
Mr Mrs Ms Dr Other First Name: ............................................................. Surname:..................................................................................... Email: . .................................................................. Telephone:..................................................................................... Job Title:. ............................................................ Department:..................................................................................... Organisation: ...........................................Nature of business:..................................................................................... Address:....................................................................................................................................................................... Postcode: .................................................................Country:..................................................................................... Telephone: .......................................................................Fax:..................................................................................... Approving Manager: . ................................ Training Manager:..................................................................................... Name of person completing form if different from delegate:....................................................................................... Signature: ...................................................................... Date:..................................................................................... I agree to IQPCs payment terms If you have not received an acknowledgement before the conference, please call us to confirm your booking.

PAYMENT METHOD
By Credit Card Please debit my credit card: Card No: Valid From: Expiry Date: Issue Number: Card Holders name: ............................................. Signature:.................................................................................... Card billing address: (if different from Co.address). .................................................................................................... Country: . ............................................................... Postcode:.................................................................................... Visa Mastercard American Express