After last year's success, the Facilities Management conference will take place for a second time as part of Middle East Cleaning Technology Week 2020. Stay tuned for the 2020 conference programme.
It’s great to see an event like this take place where we are celebrating cleaning, facilities management and different technologies. It’s important to visit to get an appreciation of what’s going on. The sessions give people an opportunity to learn from the leaders of our industry as to what’s actually happening, where the market is going and what skills do I need that are relevant for my organisation.
2019 Conference Programme
Middle East Facilities Management — Key enablers of predicted high-speed growth
Global FM outsourcing market is expected to surpass $1trillion by 2025 and the highest growth is expected for the Middle East market. What are the technological interventions as per Industry 4.0 and what are the challenges facing the Gulf FM market today? What are the key factors driving the transition and evolution of Industry 4.0?
Discover last year's conference programme and key speakers below.
Session I - Evolution of FM — Present day scenario; the changes required and challenges in implementation
10:30 - 11:10 am - Panel discussion: Evolution of FM — Present day scenario; the changes required and challenges in implementation
Adrian Jarvis, Director, FSI FM Solutions Middle East FZ-LLC
Mohamad Abou Laban, Chief Executive Officer, Deyaar Facilities Management
Sathish Rajendren, COO, Facilities Management Services, Knight Frank (India) Pvt. Ltd.
11:10 am - 12:00 pm - Panel discussion: Technology adoption in FM. Is the Middle East ready for industry 4.0?
Julian Khalil, Director Soft Services, Farnek Services LLC
12:00 - 12:15 pm - Integrating IoT & AI-driven Software
Prabhu Ramachandran, Founder & CEO, Facilio Inc
12:15 - 12:30 pm - Case Study: Technology implementation in malls
Andrea Deutschbein, Director FM - Soft Services, Emaar Facilities Management LLC
12:30 - 12:45 pm - Q&A Session
2:00 - 2:45 pm - Blockchain is poised to transform FM : Benefits and challenges
Paul Bullard, Business Strategy Director, FSI (FM Solutions) Limited (Global)
Francisco Ramalheira, Director - BD and MARCOM, Enova Energy and Facilities Management, Enova
2:45 - 3:05 pm - Going beyond hygiene; FM in hospitals
Vishal Kerkar, Group Head – Housekeeping & Support Services, NMC Healthcare - UAE
3:05 - 3:20 pm - FM in the hospitality sector: The need for effective vendor collaboration
Andrea Yoko, Head - Soft Services, Ejadah
Jennifer Peltenburg, FM Director – UAE, Khansaheb Facilities Management / MEFMA Strategic Committee Member
FM Director - UAE, Khansaheb Facilities Management / MEFMA Strategic Committee Member