Conference Day Two: Tuesday, 13 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

Dimitris Anagnostopoulos, EPC Projects Director, Kharafi National

Dimitris Anagnostopoulos

EPC Projects Director
Kharafi National

EPC ENGINEERING AND DESIGN

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Case study on KNPC’s Al Dibdibah Photovoltaic Power Plant Project for oil sector:

Mohamed Abdelhamid, Renewable Energy - Division Manager, KCC Engineering & Contracting Company
  • Meteorological and solar brief for the project location in Kuwait
  • Expected technology for main/strategic components (PV modules and inverters)
  • Expected energy production for complete PV plant
  • Renewable energy share in Kuwait electricity grid after this PV plant grid connection

Mohamed Abdelhamid

Renewable Energy - Division Manager
KCC Engineering & Contracting Company

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Defining the scope of work at the initial phase of the project to ensure the project is finished within the project timelines

Osama Al Atout, Project Manager, Mechanical Engineering & Contracting Company, Kuwait
  • Avoiding technical changes during project execution that affects work progress
  • Developing a recovery plan that includes extra man power and night shifts


Osama Al Atout

Project Manager
Mechanical Engineering & Contracting Company, Kuwait

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Ensuring Front End Engineering Design (FEED) meets EPC needs for effective project execution

Mohammed Shaban, Project Manager, Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Company (HEISCO)
  • Addressing key strategies of project execution through FEED
  • Evaluating interface management prepared during the FEED phase

Mohammed Shaban

Project Manager
Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Company (HEISCO)

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Networking break

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Understanding the challenges affecting the engineering phase during EPC project execution

Dimitris Anagnostopoulos, EPC Projects Director, Kharafi National
  • Understanding the technical requirements during procurement stage
  • Managing vendor data for items supplied through procurement

Dimitris Anagnostopoulos

EPC Projects Director
Kharafi National

PROJECT CONTROL, COST & RISK MANAGEMENT IN EPC PROJECTS

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Discovering cost optimisation opportunities for EPC projects as an integrated approach to EPC project execution

Mohamed Abdelhamid, Renewable Energy - Division Manager, KCC Engineering & Contracting Company
  • Developing of supply chain strategies for an effective cost-benefit approach
  • Examining the current traits of construction planning and restructuring it according to the project requirements within the allocated cost

Mohamed Abdelhamid

Renewable Energy - Division Manager
KCC Engineering & Contracting Company

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Adopting risk management strategies for your organisation to reduce liability

Hosni Kassem, Project Manager, Al-Dhow Engineering General Trading & Contracting
  • Outlining the importance of introducing risk management to procurement contracts
  • Mitigating risks in EPC projects to avoid project delays and disputes

Hosni Kassem

Project Manager
Al-Dhow Engineering General Trading & Contracting

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Understanding the specifics of large EPC projects to implement project control strategies

Dinesh Kumar Chaudhary, Project Controls Manager, Larsen & Toubro
  • Learning the contractual set-up of large projects for interface management and documentation
  • Managing of major sub-suppliers in EPC contracts to procure and deliver effective EPC services

Dinesh Kumar Chaudhary

Project Controls Manager
Larsen & Toubro
  • Understanding the need for control in an EPC project
  • Identifying the key performance indicators to analyse in which project stage the control elements are required to be implemented
  • Analysing the role of human factors while implementing the control elements based on productivity


Panellists:

Osama Al Atout

Project Manager
Mechanical Engineering & Contracting Company, Kuwait

Hanna Ghawi

Project Manager
Consolidated Contractors Company

Hosni Kassem

Project Manager
Al-Dhow Engineering General Trading & Contracting
  • Learning about the renewable energy directive emissions and capacity targets for 2020 and 2030
  • Identifying the role of development cost while allocating risk-operator & contractor
  • Splitting the development between the EPC contractors and sub-contractors


Panellists:

Mohamed Abdelhamid

Renewable Energy - Division Manager
KCC Engineering & Contracting Company

Navin Kumar

Project Manager
Saipem

Mohammed Shaban

Project Manager
Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Company (HEISCO)

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Networking lunch break

3:00 PM - 3:00 PM End of conference day two