Ammar Al Assam, CEO, Dewan Architects + Engineers will speak at Leaders in Architecture & Design Summit taking place one the 11th-12th April 2018 in Dubai sharing his insights and perspectives on potential opportunities the MENA region can unveil to regional and international architecture firms. ‘It gives me great pleasure to be part of the upcoming 2018 Leaders in Architecture MENA Summit. Given the current geopolitical and economic trends in the region, architecture can and should be both an agent that shapes and is shaped by the changes, and this forum will be a great opportunity to discuss our role as architects in how we can help create positive change in our built environment” said Al Assam.
The summit will host over 100 leading regional and international architecture firm and developers who will explore series of issues and opportunities there are facing when working in the region such innovation, sustainability and advancement of technology in the architecture industry. ‘Our industry in general has been lagging behind others in terms of adopting technology which is fast shaping all facets of our daily lives. This is now changing and we expect some great enhancements in the coming years in terms of how technology will affect how we as architects design and create developments that are sustainable, cost-effective, built-to-suite, and potentially adaptive to the changing needs of the inhabitants. Our role is to be positive agents in how we utilize these technologies to deliver buildings and public realm that is conducive to the general well-being of the people” said Assam Al Amar, CEO, Dewan Architects + Engineers.
Now in its 8th edition, Leaders in Architecture & Design Summit’s agenda will comprise of the number of panel discussion which will be led by over 30 globally recognized architecture industry leaders. Architects and developers will not only be able to network and stay up to date with the latest news and trends but also source solutions for their project during dedicated prearranged business meetings with leading product companies. Running over 2 days, the summit is free to attend to preapproved architecture firms senior executives as well as developers. It also offers an array of branding, exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities to all the companies who want to present their solutions to the top decision makers and projects holders across the MENA region.