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Building A Legacy for Future Generations


18th June 2014

'Building a Legacy for Future Generations' the CIOB conference in Qatar has two main themes - Infrastructure and how Qatar is developing world class projects. Balanced against the Respect for People agenda which looks at how large scale projects should maintain high standards of health, safety and welfare of workers. The conference attended by senior officials in Qatar and construction experts from across the globe involved panel sessions on some of the key issues in construction worldwide.

CIOB President Ghassan Aouad said, "This is a great opportunity for Qatar and construction professionals from across the globe to share knowledge and to work together. Connecting CIOB members with the work that is going on here can only be a good thing."

The Annual Conference Agenda include speakers such as :-

His Excellency Dr Abdullah Al Khulaifi - Minister of Labour & Social Affairs

Mr Nasser Ahmed Al-Meer - Board Member & Chairman of Contractors Committee, QCCI

Eng. Yousef Abdul Rahman Al Emadi - Manager of Roads Maintenance, Asset Affairs, Asghal

Sheikha Athba Bint Thamer Al Thani - Chief Support Services Officer, QDVC

Sheikh Thani bin Ali bin Saud Al Thani - Secretary General, Qatar International Conciliation & Arbitration Centre

Dr.Ing. Markus Demmler - Senior Program Director Metro, Qatar Rail Eng.

Abdulla Al Mehshadi - CEO, Musheireb Properties Mr. Ziad Baradi - Operations Director

Drake & Scull Dr Alexander Amato - Head of Sustainability

QGBC Chris Newman - Welfare Manager, Qatar Foundation

Tristan Forster - Founder & CEO, FSI-Worldwide

Professor Ghassan Aouad - CIOB President

Chris Bythe - CEO CIOB 

A full copy of the confernce programme can be found at  






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