11 - 14 February, 2018
Al Manshar Rotana, Kuwait

Conference Day One: Monday, 12 February 2018

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration, welcome refreshments and networking

8:45 am - 8:50 am IQPC welcome remarks

8:50 am - 9:00 am Opening remarks from the conference Chairman


9:00 am - 9:30 am Keynote Speech: Contractor and Client Relationship in achieving short and long term organisation goals

Mr. Khalaf Hamada - Team Leader Major Projects V Kuwait Oil Company
There are two kinds of projects: those that run smoothly and those that don't. A number of elements contribute to a smooth project, contractors relationship with the clients is one of them. A positive contractor/client relationship is the one where communication, consistent, organization and planning are a top priority.

Mr. Khalaf Hamada

Team Leader Major Projects V
Kuwait Oil Company

9:30 am - 10:00 am Delivering project on-time within budget

  • Ensuring on time delivery of projects to avoid delays, fines etc.
  • Analysing areas of delay and ensuring steps taken to overcome delays
  • Understanding challenging areas and applying best practices

10:00 am - 10:30 am Growing importance of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for project execution

Mr. Salah Omran - BIM Manager Turner Projacs
·         Understanding how BIM is helping EPC stakeholders in smoother operations
·         Sharing knowledge and resources for information about a facility for quicker decisions during its life-cycle
·         Validating a successful BIM in design and construction 

Mr. Salah Omran

BIM Manager
Turner Projacs


10:30 am - 11:00 am Networking break

11:00 am - 11:30 am Energizing your future

Energize your future with the latest solutions and technologies for EPC contractors and owners

11:30 am - 12:00 pm Construction Claim Resolution for Complex Projects

Mr. Ahmed Ibrahim - Project Management Consultant Wood
·         Construction legal principals
·         Procurement & contracting strategies
·         Binding and nonbinding procedures of construction dispute resolutions
·         How to avoid construction claims and how to manage at early stages

Mr. Ahmed Ibrahim

Project Management Consultant

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Open Ended Contractor-Owner-Solution Provider Roundtable

Join us for an interactive open ended discussions on EPC challenges, both from a contractor perspective and a project owner perspective. Interact with fellow colleagues and stakeholders to understand the way forward in ensuring collaborations and on time executions of projects. Hear from each other and learn from each other in this very interactive open ended roundtable

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Networking lunch break