11 - 12 December, 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Juan Recio


Associate Director, Ports, Marine and Geotechnical
AECOM


12:20 PM PROJECT SHOWCASE: Implementing innovative engineering solutions to fulfil project vision within budget!

  • Case studies of UAE, Jordan, Oman, Bahrain and KSA where non-conventional designs have been implemented to match developers vision and available budgets
  • Key lessons and considerations for upcoming projects
  • Overview of engineering and budgetary challenges for future artificial islands and waterfront developments

2:30 PM TECHNICAL TRAILBLAZERS PANEL: Geotechnical risk assessment for balancing creation of artificial islands and marine environment through best practices

  • Artificial island development focusing on conserving biodiversity rich recreation and commercial hubs
  • Understanding weather and climate change risks and the long term effects
  • Developing proactive maintenance strategies to predict and prevent failures before they happen
  • Mitigating the impact of coastal erosion to increase island life span


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Dr. Juan.

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