2-day AACE conference in Dubai

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By Jamil Khan | DUBAI

The AACE International Conference and Exhibition 2017 was attended by 40 distinguished speakers and 500 delegates from across the region and several countries.
The conference theme dwells on protecting capital investment through project cost control and risk management, promoting the best practices in the field of cost and risk management.
An exhibition was organised in conjunction with the international conference in which distinguished government entities, technology providers in risk and cost management, contracting and consultant companies took part.

Awards were also given to notable contributions of individuals and organization that provides excellence in the cost and risk management.
For individual category the winners are: Moza Al Shamsi – Risk Manager of the Year, Eng. Clement Gunasekar – Cost Manager of the Year. For the organization category, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority won the excellence in risk management of the year, Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority won the Excellence in providing awareness in cost and risk management and ARES PRISM won the Excellence in Cost Management of the Year.
Maged Farouck Hanna, Managing Director and High Steering Committee of AACE  International Conference 2017 said @The importance of Dubai hosting this conference is to show the best practices from all over the world in the field of cost and risk management in Dubai. Dubai is the leading international center for business and investment which contributes in creating economic, dynamic environment which reflects on protecting the capital investments through methologies and frameworks, tools and techniques in the field of risk management which is positively create a competitive measurement depends on innovation in achieving the goals in mega projects like expo 2020, Al Maktoum Airport, Mohammed Bin Rashid Solar City, Silicon Park, Infrastructure projects, World Mall Autonomous Aerial Vehicle, Opera Dubai and other projects.
John Livengood President of AACE International said “I am pleased to be here in Dubai to recognize the tradition of hosting a world-class conference on issues related to cost engineering, project controls and risk management.  This Conference, located in one of the worlds’ most vibrant regions, focuses on both issues particular to the Arabian Gulf and on issues with broad implications for construction and development throughout the world.  My compliments and thanks to the organizers, the United Arab Emirates and all the speakers and attendees for making this a great conference”.
Dr. Rashid Alleem stated: The overarching goal of a project in SEWA is typically to offer a new product/project change a process or to solve a problem in order to benefit the organization.  To meet the requirements of a particular project, we adhere to our SEWA Project Life Cycle which starts by visualizing the project- sketching a mental creation and then followed by the five phases of the cycle, namely; Imagineering, Ecomagination, Thinking, Execution and Closure.
Dr. Alaa Ashmawy, Dean of Engineering College American University in Dubai“We are very excited to be part of this Conference and collaborating as Supporting Partners, giving professionals and academics a platform to share experiences and providing a top-quality forum for discussion. The Conference brought together imminent scholars in the discipline, providing an opportunity to exchange information and present the latest developments in the field in one of the most sought after Cost Management Conferences in the region,” commented Dr. AlaaAshmawy, Dean of the School of Engineering at the American University in Dubai.
-Published at The Gulf Today

~ by jamilkhan on May 3, 2017.

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