Conference Agenda

Day 1
11 February 2014

08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 10:30 Opening Session
  Eng. Ahmad Al Balawi ,General Manager, Technical Affairs, Royal Commission in Jubail
  Dr. Spiro N. Pollalis
  Professor of Design, Technology and Management / Harvard Design School, Harvard University
  Planning Sustainable Cities with ENVISION: From Research to Practice
  Recognition Awards for Sponsors & Exhibition Opening
Session 1 (10:30 – 12:10)   Sustainable Development
10:30 – 10:50 Guy Castelain Perry , Investment Vision + Environments (IN-VI)
  Planning and Design for Health and Sustainability (or low fat cities)
10:50 – 11:10 Paul Bumstead , Dillon Consulting Limited
  Integrated Approach to Area Master Planning in Jubail Industrial City

Integrating Land Use, Transportation, and Infrastructure Planning.
11:10 – 11:30 Jameel Al-Souqi , Planning Engineer, Infrastructure Facilities PlanningDivision,

Facilities Planning Department, Saudi Aramco
  Sustainable Urban Development at Saudi Aramco’s Communities
11:30 – 11:50 Brian Byrne , CEO, Techno-Path Clinical Waste Management Limited
  Sustainable Waste Infrastructure and Management – a cornerstone ofeffective Urban Planning
11:50 – 12:10 Dr. Ehab Ibrahim Abdel Aziz Foda,  Head of Architectural Department,
Otaishan Consulting Engineers
  The architectural vision to overcome the renewable applicationsimpediments in gulf area
12:10 – 12:30 Prayer & Networking Break
Session 2 (12:30- 14:35)  City Growth Management
12:30 – 12:50 Dr. Jayprakash S. Chadchan, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
  An approach to explore and outline alternative sustainable urbandevelopment pattern

for new towns and urban extensions in Saudi Arabia
12:50 – 13:10 Abdul Hakim Al Rashoodi, Urban Planning Department, Qassim Municipality
  The development of urban centers in light of the patterns and trends ofmodern urbanization
13:10 – 13:30 Dr. Bandar A. Al-Naim, VP Engineering, Abdulrahman Al-Naim Consultant Engineers – ACE
  Effect of Government Policies on Land-Use Planning: The Case of SaudiArabia
13:30 – 13:50 Paul Archer, Projects Director Atheeb Intergraph
  Geospatial enabled integrated Utilities
13:50 – 14:10 Adel bin Mohammed Al-Melhem, Al Hasa municipality
  Al Hasa Strategic Plan
14:10 – 14:30 Diplom-Engineer and MBA Harald Brenner, Managing Director,

Brenner -Consulting Engineers for Construction and Real Estate , Germany
  Urban development in Germany and Europe as an interesting approach forSaudi Arabia
14:55 Lunch & End of Day I

Day 2
12 February 2014

Session 3 (09:00 – 10:35)   Transportation Planning
09:00 – 09:20 Salih Elamr ,  General Manager, Planning and Projects, Al Amr Group for
Engineering Consultants
  Planning and urban design and public transport and its role in achievingtraffic safety
09:20 – 09:40 Ashley Lynch, Director of Planning, Place Dynamix Middle East
  Framing sustainable cities: the Qatar national master plantransportation land use nexus
09:40 – 10:00 Omar Al Battaineh, Senior Consultant – Transport Consulting, Arup
  Issues in planning for our future transport systems in Middle EastCities
10:00 – 10:20 Gareth James, Halcrow consultant
  Jubail / Ras Alkhair Transportation Link Study
10:20 – 10:35 Stuart Gilchriest & Oliver Trueb, EUASIA Ltd – Hong Kong
  Jubail City Centre: An Integrated Urban Planning and EconomicDevelopment Approach
10:35 – 11:00 Break

Session 4 (11:00- 12:35)  Urban Development & E
conomic Dimension
11:00 – 11:20 Dr. Adnan Alshiha , Professor of Public Administration, King Sauduniversity
  Saudi City Management: Identity Crisis
11:20 – 11:40 Martin Cooper, Director Real Estate Advisory Middle East ofDeloitte Real Estate
Supporting Economic Development and Investment
11:40 – 12:00 Jamal Nasser Al-Mulhim , Municipality of Dammam
  Seafronts, new trends in architecture and planning
12:00 – 12:20 Kevin Storey, SVP-Strategy & Consulting Services, TaylormadeMarketing Consulting
City Branding Research: Success Stories in City Branding
12:20 – 12:35 Joseph Tisdall , Radicon Gulf Consult
  Industrial and Residential Infrastructure – City Development
12:35 – 13:00 Prayer & Networking Break
Session 5 (13:00- 14:35)  Urban Design
13:00 – 13:20 Daniel Bulmer , Director of Urban Design, Place Dynamix MiddleEast
Use of design regulations, guidance and codes in improving urban designquality
in the Middle East
13:20 – 13:40 Dr. Abdel Rahman Elbakheit  , Assistant Professor, Dept. Of Architecture

and Building Science, college of Architecture and Planning, King Saud University
  Bioclimatic Tall Buildings
13:40 – 14:00 David Brown , CEO, RKD Architects Consultant Company
Creating Successful Urban Master plans
14:00 – 14:15 Mohamad Anwar Al hai , Urban Planning , The Municipality ofAl-Madinah
  Madina – to be a walkable city
14:15 – 14:35 Greg Yager, Senior Vice President, Planning and Urban Design,RTKL
The Industrial City of the Future
14:35 – 15:40 Lunch & End of Day 2