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 the conference programme and key speakers below.
Please note the conference programme is subject to change. Please check back 13 October for the confirmed programme.
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