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THE WORLD'S LEADING CONFERENCE ON FAÇADE DESIGN & ENGINEERING

Zak World of Façades is an International conference series on the subject of façade design & engineering. The conference now takes place in Asia (Singapore, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and Hong Kong), Middle East (United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait), Africa (Kenya, Morocco and South Africa), Europe (United Kingdom and France), Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) and the United States of America.

Now in it's 46th edition globally, 5th edition in South East Asia and the 1st edition in Malaysia, the conference will discuss the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and will showcase the latest technological solutions.

Visit www.zakworldoffacades.com for details of the previous events.

Who Should Attend this Conference

Architects, Facade consultants, Developers, Government officials, PMC's, Main contractors, Sustainability consultants, Fire consultants, Facade contractors, Cost consultants, Glass processors & Structural consultants.

Speakers

Lillian Tay

Principal, Veritas Design Group

Lillian Tay

Principal, Veritas Design Group


Topic: Sun, Light & Rain – Designing façades in a tropical climate

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Michael Chin

Principal - Façade Engineering Leader, Arup

Michael Chin

Principal - Façade Engineering Leader, Arup


Topic: Cities Alive: Designing green and sustainable façades for the tropics

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Stephen Pimbley

Director, Spark Architects

Stephen Pimbley

Director, Spark Architects


Topic: Decoding how to design aesthetically and environmentally articulate tall buildings

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Feisal Noor

Executive Director - Project Management, AECOM

Feisal Noor

Executive Director - Project Management, AECOM


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Serina Hijjas

Director, Hijjas Kasturi Associates

Serina Hijjas

Director, Hijjas Kasturi Associates


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainability and innovation through façades

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Nicky Drobis

Director, Fender Katsalidis

Nicky Drobis

Director, Fender Katsalidis


Topic: On the edge

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Masoud Moinfar

Managing Director, Fenestra Malaysia

Masoud Moinfar

Managing Director, Fenestra Malaysia


Topic: Dangerous façades

Topic: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Gregers Reimann

Managing Director, Ien Consultant

Gregers Reimann

Managing Director, Ien Consultant


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainability and innovation through façades

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Chris Wong

Founder & Director, C'arch Architecture + Design

Chris Wong

Founder & Director, C'arch Architecture + Design


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainability and innovation through façades

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Sarly Adre Sarkum

Managing Director, Sarly Adre Sarkum Architecture

Sarly Adre Sarkum

Managing Director, Sarly Adre Sarkum Architecture


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainability and innovation through façades

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Dr. Tan Loke Mun

Director, ArchiCentre

Dr. Tan Loke Mun

Director, ArchiCentre


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Andrew Seah

General Manager, Building Façade Group

Andrew Seah

General Manager, Building Façade Group


Topic: Design and construction process of an efficient façade project

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Alif Arif

Senior Associate, Veritas Design Group

Alif Arif

Senior Associate, Veritas Design Group


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainability and innovation through façades

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Eduardo McIntosh

Associate, Grimshaw

Eduardo McIntosh

Associate, Grimshaw


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainability and innovation through façades

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Kevin Lew

Chief Operating Officer, Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC)

Kevin Lew

Chief Operating Officer, Bukit Bintang City Centre (BBCC)


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Derek Bruce

Regional Director, Meinhardt Façade Technology

Derek Bruce

Regional Director, Meinhardt Façade Technology


Topic: Automated Robotic Assembly Line (ARAL)

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Daryl Burkett

General Manager, MMC Gamuda

Daryl Burkett

General Manager, MMC Gamuda


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Oliver Hans

Senior Manager for Insight & Foresight, Schüco International

Oliver Hans

Senior Manager for Insight & Foresight, Schüco International


Topic: Digitization and façades

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Mark MacDonald

Sales and Marketing Manager, Sherwin-Williams

Mark MacDonald

Sales and Marketing Manager, Sherwin-Williams


Topic: Innovation in architectural metal coating systems

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Matthew Penrose

Vice President, Vector Foiltec

Matthew Penrose

Vice President, Vector Foiltec


Topic: High performance, lightweight, long span building envelopes with ETFE

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Jayrold Bautista

Senior Application Engineer - High Performance Building, Dow Chemical

Jayrold Bautista

Senior Application Engineer - High Performance Building, Dow Chemical


Topic: High performance façade panel bonding

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Jason Lee

Specification Manager ASEAN, Saint-Gobain Glass

Jason Lee

Specification Manager ASEAN, Saint-Gobain Glass


Topic: High performance glass on building façades

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Malvinder Singh Rooprai

Technical Consultant - Asia Paci?c Region, Kuraray

Malvinder Singh Rooprai

Technical Consultant - Asia Paci?c Region, Kuraray


Topic: Structural analysis of laminated glass

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Russell Dickinson-Deane

Global Specification Manager, AkzoNobel

Russell Dickinson-Deane

Global Specification Manager, AkzoNobel


Topic: Benefits of powder coatings in façade design

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Stephen Tanno

Director - Pre Construction, Schüco International

Stephen Tanno

Director - Pre Construction, Schüco International


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Efthimios Zizos

Projects Manager, Elval Colour

Efthimios Zizos

Projects Manager, Elval Colour


Topic: Challenges and developments in façades

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Speaker Presentations


Lillian Tay Principal, Veritas Design Group

Sun, Light & Rain – Designing façades in a tropical climate

Michael Chin Principal - Façade Engineering Leader, Arup

Cities Alive: Designing green and sustainable façades for the tropics

Stephen Pimbley Director, Spark Architects

Decoding how to design aesthetically and environmentally articulate tall buildings

Nicky Drobis Director, Fender Katsalidis

On the edge

Derek Bruce Regional Director, Meinhardt Façade Technology

Automated Robotic Assembly Line (ARAL)

Oliver Hans Senior Manager for Insight & Foresight, Schüco International

Digitization and façades

Mark MacDonald Sales and Marketing Manager, Sherwin-Williams

Innovation in architectural metal coating systems

Jayrold Bautista Senior Application Engineer - High Performance Building, Dow Chemical

High performance façade panel bonding

Malvinder Singh Rooprai Technical Consultant - Asia Paci?c Region, Kuraray

Structural analysis of laminated glass

Russell Dickinson-Deane Global Specification Manager, AkzoNobel

Benefits of powder coatings in façade design

Efthimios Zizos Projects Manager, Elval Colour

Challenges and developments in façades

Schedule

  • Session - 1

    (08.50 - 10.30)

08:00 - 08:50

Delegate Registration

08:50 - 08:55

Welcome address

08:55 - 09:25

Cities Alive: Designing green and sustainable façades for the tropics

09:25 - 09:50

Sun, Light & Rain – Designing façades in a tropical climate

09:50 - 10:10

High performance, lightweight, long span building envelopes with ETFE

10:10 - 10:30

Innovation in architectural metal coating systems

10:30 - 10:50

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 2

    (10.50 - 12.45)

10:50 - 11:10

Automated Robotic Assembly Line (ARAL)

11:10 - 11:30

Digitization and façades

11:30 - 12:00

On the edge

12:00 - 12:45

PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainability and innovation through façades

12:45 - 13:40

Networking Lunch Break

  • Session - 3

    (13.40 - 15.40)

13:40 - 14:00

Decoding how to design aesthetically and environmentally articulate tall buildings

14:00 - 14:20

Dangerous façades

14:20 - 14:40

Challenges and developments in façades

14:40 - 15:00

High performance façade panel bonding

15:00 - 15:20

High performance glass on building façades

15:20 - 15:40

Structural analysis of laminated glass

15:40 - 16:00

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 4

    (16.00 - 17.25)

16:00 - 16:20

Design and construction process of an efficient façade project

16:20 - 16:40

Benefits of powder coatings in façade design

16:40 - 17:25

PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

17:25 - 17:30

Vote of Thanks & End of the Conference

17:30 - 19:00

Networking Reception (by invite only)

Sponsors

Presenting Partner

Associate Partners

Coffee Cart Partner

Strategic Partner

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Registrations for this event has been closed
For queries kindly write to us at info@zakgroup.com

FAQs

What is the registration fee to attend the conference?
A limited number of complimentary seats on first come first serve basis are reserved for Architects, Façade Consultants, Developers, Government Officials, Project Management Consultants, Main Contractors, Sustainability Consultants, Fire Consultants, Façade Contractors, Cost Consultants, etc. The online registration process needs to be followed to attain your entry pass for the event. Please note that the complimentary seats allocation are under the jurisdiction of the organizers. If you are a product/material supplier and intend to attend the conference, there would be a delegate fee of MYR 2000 applicable per delegate.
Is this conference CPD approved? How many points will be credited to the CPD members attending the conference?
Yes, the conference is LAM CPD approved and 1 point will be credited on successfull completion of attendance at the conference sessions.
Is the online registration the final step?
The online registration acts as an “Interest” for attending the conference. An internal system evaluates the registrations received and issues the confirmation/entry pass accordingly. The online registration alone DOES NOT stand confirmed without a confirmation/entry pass email from the organizers.
How long does to it take to receive the confirmation/entry pass post the online registration?
If successfully approved, it takes a maximum of 4-5 working days for the system to generate the confirmation number/pass. It is advisable to check your spam/junk folders as there maybe chances of the email landing in those folders. If you have not received your confirmation within the stipulated timeframe, please write to the organisers/reply on the acknowledgment email to check on the status.
Can I use my personal id to register?
It is highly recommended that you use your company/official email id for registration to avoid any confirmation delay
Can I register at the venue directly?
No. All registrations are pre-approved online and no on-spot registrations are encouraged.
I received an invitation from one of the sponsors. Does it qualify as entry pass?
The invitation copy from the sponsors DOES NOT qualify as the entry pass. The invite mentions the registration process at the last page. All the recipients of these invitation copies are advised to follow the online registration process to attain their passes to be able to attend the event.
Can the registration be transferred to another colleague from the same organisation?
No. If you are not able to attend the conference after receiving your confirmation number/pass you will not be able to transfer the registration to your colleague.
What do we need to bring/show at the registration desk to collect the delegate badge & kit?
The registrations start at 0800 hrs. The team at the registration desk will be fully equipped with the details of those confirmed to attend. If your registration is confirmed, you will only be asked to quote your registration number and drop your visiting cards at the registration desk to collect your badge and kit.
How do I get a copy of the presentations delivered at the event?
Post the conference, the organisers will be uploading all the presentations who's permission has been received to distribute online at this event website.
What are the inclusions in a full day conference session?
The full-day conference will include access to the conference hall, exhibit area, lunch and networking session, delegate kits and presentation copies.
What is the maximum limit of complimentary passes per firm?
If your firm is on our guest list, then a maximum of 1-4 delegates passes per firm are allocated depending on the firm size. However, the seat allocation is on first come first serve basis.
When is the final deadline for registration?
As the seats are allocated on a first come first serve basis, the registration will close once the hall seating capacity is reached.
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Venue

The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur Kindly reach the venue on 2nd August, 2018 at 8:00 am

address

The St. Regis, Kuala Lumpur

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