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THE REGION’S PREMIER 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) and Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) and the United States of America.

Now in it's 40th edition globally and 2nd edition in the African region, 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

Henning Rasmuss

Director, Paragon Group

Henning Rasmuss

Director, Paragon Group


Topic: Architectural perspectives: Façades for Africa

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Linda Ness

Director, Ness Consulting

Linda Ness

Director, Ness Consulting


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainable Buildings: Façades as the key element for efficiency

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Rui Vieira Rodrigues

Associate Director - Façade Engineering, Arup

Rui Vieira Rodrigues

Associate Director - Façade Engineering, Arup


Topic: Design optimisation and the building envelope

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Alexander Tornow

Managing Director, Priedemann Africa

Alexander Tornow

Managing Director, Priedemann Africa


Topic: Please mind the gap

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Chilufya Lombe

Partner, Solid Green

Chilufya Lombe

Partner, Solid Green


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainable Buildings: Façades as the key element for efficiency

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Warren Stanley

Architectural Director, LYT Architecture

Warren Stanley

Architectural Director, LYT Architecture


Topic: Design with a twist (The Waterfall tower)

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Marco Macagnano

Head of Sustainability, Bentel Associates

Marco Macagnano

Head of Sustainability, Bentel Associates


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainable Buildings: Façades as the key element for efficiency

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Dr Tillmann Klein

Professor Building Product Innovation, Department of Architectural Engineering + Technology, Faculty of Architecture & the Built Environment, TU Delft Netherlands

Dr Tillmann Klein

Professor Building Product Innovation, Department of Architectural Engineering + Technology, Faculty of Architecture & the Built Environment, TU Delft Netherlands


Topic: Product service concepts for building envelopes

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Neil MacLeod

Director, Pure Consulting

Neil MacLeod

Director, Pure Consulting


Topic: Why we do what we do and how we do it (so far) - Pure façades

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Ian Manson-Kullin

Director, DSA Architects

Ian Manson-Kullin

Director, DSA Architects


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainable Buildings: Façades as the key element for efficiency

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Martin Meinesz

Director, RLB Pentad

Martin Meinesz

Director, RLB Pentad


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainable Buildings: Façades as the key element for efficiency

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Mark Jones

CAD Specialist, Pure Consulting

Mark Jones

CAD Specialist, Pure Consulting


Topic: Why we do what we do and how we do it (so far) - Pure façades

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Paul Carew

Director, PJ Carew Consulting

Paul Carew

Director, PJ Carew Consulting


Topic: PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainable Buildings: Façades as the key element for efficiency

Topic: Inside is the new outside - Bringing solar shading elements into the building

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Stuart Wakeham

Business Development Director Glazing (Asia and Africa), Tremco Illbruck

Stuart Wakeham

Business Development Director Glazing (Asia and Africa), Tremco Illbruck


Topic: Compatibility issues with structural glazing

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Tatiana Masalska-Laska

Head of Façade - META, Hilti

Tatiana Masalska-Laska

Head of Façade - META, Hilti


Topic: Why value engineering is the future?

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Frederic Roure

Regional Manager - Africa, Serge Ferrari

Frederic Roure

Regional Manager - Africa, Serge Ferrari


Topic: Tensile membrane façade - Lightweight + durable

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Angelos Zografos

Technical Sales Engineer, Elval Colour

Angelos Zografos

Technical Sales Engineer, Elval Colour


Topic: Quality lies in the details: The ACP case

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Alex Dantziguian

Managing Director - MEIA, Technoform

Alex Dantziguian

Managing Director - MEIA, Technoform


Topic: Thermal break systems - The solution for saving energy, the environment and money

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Firoz Kachwala

Director, Future Architectural Glass

Firoz Kachwala

Director, Future Architectural Glass


Topic: Innovative ideas for glass – Glare + Shading

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Paul Tsalolikhin

Global Marketing Director (Facades), Hilti

Paul Tsalolikhin

Global Marketing Director (Facades), Hilti


Topic: Why value engineering is the future?

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Ellison Wang

Regional Manager - Africa, Guangdong Kinlong Hardware Products

Ellison Wang

Regional Manager - Africa, Guangdong Kinlong Hardware Products


Topic: Analysis of single vertical tension cable system

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Speaker Presentations


Henning Rasmuss Director, Paragon Group

Architectural perspectives: Façades for Africa

Alexander Tornow Managing Director, Priedemann Africa

Please mind the gap

Warren Stanley Architectural Director, LYT Architecture

Design with a twist (The Waterfall tower)

Dr Tillmann Klein Professor Building Product Innovation, Department of Architectural Engineering + Technology, Faculty of Architecture & the Built Environment, TU Delft Netherlands

Product service concepts for building envelopes

Neil MacLeod Director, Pure Consulting

Why we do what we do and how we do it (so far) - Pure façades

Paul Carew Director, PJ Carew Consulting

PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainable Buildings: Façades as the key element for efficiency
Inside is the new outside - Bringing solar shading elements into the building

Stuart Wakeham Business Development Director Glazing (Asia and Africa), Tremco Illbruck

Compatibility issues with structural glazing

Tatiana Masalska-Laska Head of Façade - META, Hilti

Why value engineering is the future?

Frederic Roure Regional Manager - Africa, Serge Ferrari

Tensile membrane façade - Lightweight + durable

Angelos Zografos Technical Sales Engineer, Elval Colour

Quality lies in the details: The ACP case

Alex Dantziguian Managing Director - MEIA, Technoform

Thermal break systems - The solution for saving energy, the environment and money

Firoz Kachwala Director, Future Architectural Glass

Innovative ideas for glass – Glare + Shading

Ellison Wang Regional Manager - Africa, Guangdong Kinlong Hardware Products

Analysis of single vertical tension cable system

Schedule

  • Session - 1

    (08.50 - 10.25)

08:00 - 08:50

Delegate Registration

08:50 - 09:00

Welcome address

09:00 - 09:30

Architectural perspectives: Façades for Africa

09:30 - 10:00

Design optimisation and the building envelope

10:00 - 10:20

Tensile membrane façade - Lightweight + durable

10:20 - 10:40

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 2

    (10.45 - 12.45)

10:40 - 11:10

Why we do what we do and how we do it (so far) - Pure façades

11:10 - 11:30

Compatibility issues with structural glazing

11:30 - 12:00

Design with a twist (The Waterfall tower)

12:00 - 12:45

PANEL DISCUSSION: Sustainable Buildings: Façades as the key element for efficiency

12:45 - 13:40

Networking Lunch Break

  • Session - 3

    (13.40 - 15.40)

13:40 - 14:00

Inside is the new outside - Bringing solar shading elements into the building

14:00 - 14:20

Please mind the gap

14:20 - 14:40

Why value engineering is the future?

14:40 - 15:00

Quality lies in the details: The ACP case

15:00 - 15:20

Product service concepts for building envelopes

15:20 - 15:40

Analysis of single vertical tension cable system

15:40 - 16:00

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 4

    (16.00 - 17.30)

16:00 - 16:20

Innovative ideas for glass – Glare + Shading

16:20 - 16:40

Thermal break systems - The solution for saving energy, the environment and money

16:40 - 17:25

Digital Fishbowl

17:25 - 17:30

Vote of Thanks

Sponsors

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Associate Partners

Strategic Partner

Supporting Partner

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

Venue

Kindly reach the venue on 12th April, 2018 at 8:30 am

address

Bill Gallagher Hall, Sandton Convention Centre, Maude Street, Johannesburg, South Africa

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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 USD 500 applicable per delegate.
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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