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The region's leading smart and
The region’s leading smart and sustainable cities event to be held late October 2017 in Cairo, Egypt. The two day exhibition and conference brings together over 3,000 senior level decision makers and over 5,000 participants to discuss and showcase latest technologies, sustainable solutions and products as well as best practices on managing and building the cities of tomorrow.
Smart cities are one of the biggest growth areas and trends impacting the ICT and real estate sectors today. Driven by the demand for advanced and ‘always on’ solutions and services, the Middle East is expected to play a leading role. The need to improve existing infrastructure and intelligently maximize current resources is further fueling the need to develop smart cities. Smart cities bring value added benefits to governments and developers by increasing investment returns. While new services built on cutting edge technologies enrich citizens’ quality of life.
ICEC is backed by industry leaders and is the ideal platform to gain insight on how to generate significant returns by turning your development into an intelligent sustainable city. The conference is dedicated to promoting knowledge sharing and networking opportunities while the exhibition space allows participants to showcase their innovations, technologies and products to key decision makers. The event brings together the most influential real estate investors, developers, city planners, architects, designers, government and telecom authorities, consultants, technology providers and systems integrators. ICEC is a must attend event for those committed to achieving an urban future by developing smart and sustainable cities.
23 (Monday) - 24 (Tuesday)
THE CONCRETE EXPO VIETNAM 2017
THE CONCRETE EXPO VIETNAM 2017 is the only specialized Concrete event in Vietnam that brings together an international congregation of both upstream and downstream Cement & Concrete companies and also its supporting industries gathered in the Capital City of Hanoi, Vietnam to showcase the latest developments in the Cement& Concrete industry.
Our outlook for Vietnam’s construction and infrastructure sector remains positive, supported by strong economic growth, regulatory changes, large FDI inflows and strong project pipeline.
Our outlook for Vietnam’s construction industry remains positive and we forecast real growth of 5.5% and 6.3% in 2016 and 2017, respectively.
We forecast transport infrastructure growth to peak at 6.8% in 2016. The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has submitted for a list of priority transportation projects to government, for approval, that will be developed in a public-private partnership (PPP) format between 2016 and 2020
The construction sector grew 8.8 per cent in gross domestic product (GDP) for the first half of this year, the highest growth since 2010, reported the Ministry of Construction during a conference in HàNội on Thursday on tasks in the second half of this year.In
In first half of this year, the ministry’s enterprises booked revenues at about VNĐ76.1 trillion (US$3.45 billion) while the rate of urban and rural construction hit 100 percent, and urbanisation nearly 35.7 percent of their respective targets for the period.
Hanoi, Vietnam – May 2, 2016 – BASF inaugurated its new production plant for concrete admixtures in the northern province of BắcGiang, Vietnam. The new plant will allow BASF to better meet the increasing demands for high quality construction chemicals products in Vietnam.
“The new plant enhances our flexibility to serve our customers with a timely supply and shorter lead times, especially in the northern part of Vietnam,” said Christian Mombaur, head of Construction Chemicals Asia Pacific, BASF. “Northern Vietnam is continuing its path of rapid urbanization and industrialization. Our new BắcGiang plant will enable us to stay closer to our customers and offer solutions to meet the growing demands in specialized construction chemicals, especially for building multi-story buildings and long-lasting infrastructure construction projects.”
Located at the VănTrung Industrial Park in BắcGiang province, the plant is equipped with production units, a laboratory for product quality control as well as warehousing facilities. There, BASF produces both standard and custom-made performance admixtures from the MasterGlenium® product line under the Master Builders Solutions® brand. The company’s construction chemicals have been used in many popular construction projects such as as the NộiBài T2 Airport and the NhậtTân Bridge.
Petrus Ng, Managing Director of BASF in Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar said, “Vietnam is one of the fastest growing countries in Asia Pacific and is an important market for our company. The opening of the new plant in BắcGiang is yet another milestone for us as it expands our manufacturing footprint in Vietnam and supports the rapid growth of Vietnam’s construction market.”
25 (Wednesday) - 26 (Thursday)
GreenUrbanScape Asia, an International Exhibition
GreenUrbanScape Asia, an International Exhibition and Conference on Landscape, Greenery Design, Construction and Technology, Returns for its Third Edition on 9 – 11 November 2017 at the Singapore EXPO Convention and Exhibition Centre
Asia is home to the world’s fastest growing cities. With the region’s increasing urbanization, the global search for urban design, landscaping and greenery to create spaces that are conducive for work, live and play has never been more pressing. GreenUrbanScape Asia serves as a platform for policy makers, property developers, landscape architects and contractors, consultants and engineers, service providers and others, to exchange knowledge on latest greenery and urban design methods and evaluate current cutting-edge solutions and technology. The exhibition is complemented by the International Skyrise Greenery Conference, which is expected to draw over 700 top level delegates from Asia.
9 (Thursday) - 11 (Saturday)
The 10th International Urban Design
The 10th International Urban Design Conference will be held at Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, Gold Coast, Queensland from Monday 13 – Tuesday 14 November 2017. This year there are optional tours available on Wednesday 15 November. These will include visiting two of the precincts that have been designed and built for the 2018 Commonwealth Games held on the Gold Coast in April 2018.
The conference theme for the 10th anniversary is Disruption, Divergence and Designed Intervention – Making Change Happen and will showcase innovations and projects embracing and creating transformational change in urban environments. The aim is to include highlights ranging from the modest but high impact idea to the new Eco-city, from technological experimentation to multicultural cities and from the use of big data to physical city making.
Delegates from a wide range of backgrounds are expected including: town planners, developers, politicians, architects, urban designers, senior public servants, landscape architects, consultants, city governance personnel, engineers, demographers, development industry practitioners, policy makers, social planners, academic researchers, infrastructure fund managers and economic commentators.
Crucial issues relating to how cities are formed, how people use urban environments and how cities can be transformed into better places will be examined, dissected and critiqued.
Exploring the links which create the concrete physicality of the built environment, the complex social, economic, political and cultural processes through which the physical urban form is produced and consumed will be examined. The Program aims at developing a framework of ideas to provoke debate and speculate on new forms of practice.
Today, cities are forming and re-forming on an unprecedented scale. Progressive projects in cities around the world address the pressing issues of climate change, economic stability, social equality and sustainable resource use.
This event has been held annually since 2007 in Brisbane, Sydney, Gold Coast, Canberra, Adelaide and Melbourne.
A podcast archive of over 200 Urban Design presentations is available to all delegates and educational facilities in Australia and New Zealand. In 2017 the EduCast.net.au website will be launched containing recorded material, Books of Proceedings and Conference Papers.
The Conference Program will also include presentations on the operation of an urban design practice, industry standards and the urban design profession. The Conference will provide all participants with an opportunity to contribute, learn and network with peers.
Be inspired by innovations and projects that are transforming cities. This Conference is an opportunity for design professionals to exchange ideas and experiences, to be creative and visionary, and to contribute to redesigning our urban futures.
13 (Monday) - 15 (Wednesday)
Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa
158 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217 Australia
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13 (Monday) - 15 (Wednesday)
The Gulf Engineering Union is pleased to
The Gulf Engineering Union is pleased to announce the celebration of its 20th Anniversary by hosting the Gulf Engineering Union 20th Anniversary Forum & Exhibition of Mega-Engineering Projects, taking place from the 20-22 of November 2017 in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
Held under the patronage of H.R.H Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, and hosted by the Gulf Engineering Union, the event will be a landmark gathering for all engineers across various disciplines and a celebration in the recognition of your contribution to the immense advancements of engineering in the Gulf in the last two decades.
20 (Monday) - 22 (Wednesday)
Started with an insightful market
Started with an insightful market research conducted by Intage, SB’ 17 Bangkok will learn how people define a good life in Thai market and from there our content will explore on the roles of brand in redefining the good life arranged into 4 tracks: Brand Purpose, Brand Strategy, Brand Experience and Brand Engagement, crossed with 8 Good Life dimensions.
29 (Wednesday) - 30 (Thursday)