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Leaders UAE 2022: C-Quest’s Paul Kelly to feature as speaker

September 2022

Latest News - Daily News

Leaders UAE 2022: C-Quest’s Paul Kelly to feature as speaker

September 2022

The Leaders in Construction UAE 2022 event will take place at the Taj Exotica Hotel at The Palm and will focus on topics around building a sustainable construction landscape in the region

With over 15 years of experience working in the Middle East and the US, Kelly is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with expertise in the field of residential, oil & gas, aviation, commercial, hospitality, high rise, and retail projects.

C-Quest is in alliance with KEO International, specialising specifically on providing cost management services. As a company, C-Quest focuses on keeping up with the latest trends and technologies such as BIM and Revit 3D.

The conference is set to recognise the construction industry’s growth prospects, providing critical insight into the impact of industry trends and issues, as well as an analysis of key risks and opportunities in the UAE construction industry.

The construction sector in the UAE has seen a strong rebound in activity, with projects in full swing. While many factors are influencing how projects in the UAE are designed, planned, built, and delivered, sustainability remains central.

Through the Leaders in Construction UAE Summit, Construction Week Middle East aim to provide critical insight into the impact of industry trends and highlight the industry’s journey toward a net-zero future at this year’s Leaders in Construction UAE Summit.


What to expect at the Leaders UAE event

The Leaders UAE event will feature keynote speeches, presentations, panel discussions and fireside chats about the UAE’s construction industry growth prospects, including the rise of master communities in the country, digitalisation in the industry, and the presence of metaverse.

The Leaders in Construction UAE event will have four panel discussions listed below:

Panel 1: The role of leadership in creating a sustainable construction sector

The first panel will discuss how the sector has been forced to think beyond borders. The event’s lineup of experts will analyse the role of decision-makers in creating a future-proof industry while promoting sustainable practices.

Panel 2: The rise of master communities in the UAE

The second panel discussion will focus on how the emirates are introducing more master communities centred on human well-being in addition to providing inclusive facilities. Experts will reflect on the growing demand for community living, why the UAE is the right place for communities to flourish, as well as the technical challenges associated with building such communities.

Panel 3: Will digitalisation become more pervasive in UAE construction?

In the third panel, the panellists will engage in discussions to share the sector’s journey into digitalisation and what more needs to be done.

Panel 4: Strengthening supply chain management

In the last panel, experts will analyse how supply chain management could help improve inventory visibility and velocity in the construction sector as they highlight the challenges currently being faced by suppliers in the industry.

Dispute Resolution Question Time panel:

In this special panel, legal experts will discuss the impact of inflation and price escalation in construction contracts, including how contractors could seek protection against cost escalation.