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6 Days
08:45-17:00 
 

FIDIC YPMTP 2018
Young Professionals Management Training Programme
Tuesday, 4th September – Sunday, 9th September
InterContinental Berlin Hotel - Tegel Room

 
       
2 Days
08:45 -17:00
 

FIDIC Executive Committee Meetings
6-7th September
InterContinental Berlin Hotel - Glienicke

 
   
 
 
08:30-15:00  

FIDIC Directors & Secretaries (DNS) Meeting
Saturday, 8th September
(08:30 – 13:00)
InterContinental Berlin Hotel - Pavillon
Open to FIDIC Member Association Directors and Secretaries

FIDIC Presidents Meeting
(14:00 – 16:00)
InterContinental Berlin Hotel - Pavillon
Open to FIDIC Member Association Presidents

FIDIC DNS Dinner
19:30 – 22:00
Location: Hugo's 360° - InterContinental Berlin Hotel (14th floor)
Optional dinner for FIDIC MA Representatives

 
   
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FORUM

08:00- 10:00
 

FIDIC BEST BUSINESS PRACTICE FORUM

Sunday, 9th September 2018
FIDIC Specialised Committees discussing FIDIC tools and services available to Members and to the industry
Open to Full Conference Registrants
InterContinental Berlin Hotel – Plenary (Potsdam I & III)
(Coffee will be served at tables)

(08:00 - 10:00)  FIDIC COMMITTEE CHAIRS FORUM
 

1. Market Challenges in the Consulting Engineering Industry
2. How FIDIC should be positioned to address challenges
3. Think Globally to deliver Locally
 

Speakers:

Andrew Read, Chair, FIDIC Business Practice Committee

Steve Jenkins, Chair, Risk & Quality Committee

Jorge Diaz Padilla, Chair, FIDIC Integrity Management Committee

Kaj Möller, FIDIC Contracts Committee member

Aisha Nadar, FIDIC Executive Committee member liaising with Contracts Committee

Jean Félix, Chair, FIDIC-EFCA Sustainable Development Committee

Moderator: Karine Leverger, Mediator in Social Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:00-11:45

 

 

 

 

 

11:45-13:00

 

FIDIC YOUNG PROFESSIONAL SYMPOSIUM

Sunday, 9th September 2018

- Engineering the Future of Consulting Engineering -  

Open to Full Conference Registrants

InterContinental Berlin Hotel – Plenary
Coffee & Tea will be served at tables

 

(10:00 - 10:05)  Introduction -  Moderator: Michael Walker, Division Manager, McElhanney, Canada
(10:05 - 10:15) Welcome Message - Nelson Ogunshakin, FIDIC CEO

(10:15 - 10:25) The Reflection of YPFSC in 2018: Jomanah AlBtoush Senior Lead Engineer & Project Manager Arabtech Jardaneh, Jordan

(10:25 - 10:35) Sustainability & Innovation in Urban Mobility: Yolan Pillay, Function Manager at SMEC South Africa, South Africa

(10:35 - 10:45) Women in Engineering:  Dr. Elisa Maceratini -  Project Manager, Architect and Urban Planner, KEIOS Development Consulting, Italy

(10:45 - 11:00) Management of Infrastructure Projects & Lean Construction as an Innovative Management Solution: Dr. Ahmed Stifi, Senior Consultant & Project Manager, Codema International GmbH

Peter Matthes, Director of International Projects and Head of the branch office in Dresden; EFCA YPs Chairman; BPR Dr. Schäpertöns Consult GmbH & Co. KG. The BPR Group, Germany

(11:00 - 11:10) The Use of Technology in Smart Cities:  Dr. Cosmin Tobolcea, General Manager, Pro Toby, Romania

(11:10 - 11:45) Q&A - Closing

 

FIDIC FUTURE LEADERS WORKSHOP
 
Moderator – Mr Robin Crouch, FIDIC Young Professional Management Training Programme (YPMTP) Mentor
 
(11:45 - 12:15) YPMTP Presentations

(12:15 - 12:25) Q&A

(12:25 - 13:00) YPMTP Certificates

Robin Crouch, YPMTP Mentor

Nelson Ogunshakin, FIDIC CEO

Alain Bentéjac, FIDIC President

 
 
13:00-18:00  

BERLIN SIGHTSEEING TOURS ORGANISED BY FIDIC
Berlin City Tour starts at 15h00 
Please register online at fidic2018.org, or at the Registration Counter located in the InterContinental Hotel Lobby

 

YPs Technical Tour (15:00 to 16:30) - Registered Young Professionals wll visit the Main Train Station of Berlin. 

FIDIC COMMITTEE MEETINGS & FIDIC REGIONAL GROUP MEETINGS
As arranged by delegates involved - Location: InterContinental Berlin Hotel

 
18:00-19:00  

FIDIC YP Meet & Greet Cocktail
For registered FIDIC Young Professionals & YPMTP delegates
Venue – Hugo's at the roof top of the InterContinental Berlin Hotel

 
19:00-21:30  

FIDIC WELCOME RECEPTION COCKTAIL DINNER
InterContinental Berlin Hotel - Pavillon & Wintergarten Foyer 

 
   
   
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MOBILITY & BUSINESS – GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

InterContinental Berlin Hotel (Plenary)

 
08:45 - 09:00 
  Welcome and Conference Overview  
   
  • Alain Bentéjac, FIDIC President
  • Nelson Ogunshakin, FIDIC CEO

Master of Ceremony: Mr Greg Ward

 
09:00 - 09:45 
  Keynote Address: Future of Infrastructure Demand and Development  
   
Key Drivers. Politics, Technology and Big Business? Leaders or Followers in the pursuit of Smart Solutions?
 
 
Keynote Speaker : Dr Gernot Strube, Senior Partner, Capital Projects and Infrastructure Practice, McKinsey & Company, Inc.
 
Moderator: Mr Greg Ward, Master of Ceremony
 
 
09:45 - 10:15 
 

FIDIC Exhibition & Coffee Break

 
10:15 - 11:45 
  Panel 1 – Perspectives from the Boardroom  
   
Discussion with CEO’s of Consulting Engineering firms and C-suite specialists on the Future for our Consulting Businesses in the Digital Economy: New Business Models, People, Leadership Challenges.
Speakers:
Mrs Åsa Bergman, President and CEO, Sweco Group
Ms  Lara Poloni, Chief Executive of EMIA, AECOM
Mr Keith Howells, Chairman, Mott MacDonald Group
Mr David Reid, Vice President of Sales & Growth for Buildings & Infrastructure, Jacobs UK
Mr Manish Kothari, President of Sheladia Associates
 
Moderator: Dr Nelson Ogunshakin OBE,  FIDIC CEO
 
 
11:45 - 13:30 
 

FIDIC Networking Lunch - Pavillon and L.A. Café

FIDIC CEO Luncheon (By invitation only - "Hugos" 14th Floor) - Moderator:  Dr Nelson Ogunshakin, FIDIC CEO
Speaker:  Richard van Hooijdonk, Trendwatcher & Futurist

 
13:30 - 14:30 
  Software Infrastructure Panel: Impact of Digital Technology on Mobility and Business  
   

Speakers: Mr Greg Bentley, CEO, Bentley Systems
                 Mr Javier Baldor, Executive Vice President, BST Global 

Moderator: Mr Greg Ward, Master of Ceremony

 
14:30 - 16:00   Panel 2 – The City of Today and Tomorrow: Challenges & Smart Options  
   

Speakers:

Mr Thomas Birtel, CEO, Strabag SE
Mr Alexander Jan, Director, Arup's City Economics

Mr Benoit Clocheret, CEO, Artelia Group 
Mr Frank Steinbacher, CEO, Steinbacher-Consult

Moderator: Mr Gavin English, Managing Director, IMC Worldwide Ltd. & FIDIC EC Member

 
16:00 - 16:30 
  FIDIC Exhibition & Coffee Break  
16:30 - 18:00 
  Panel 3 - The impact of the Global Digital Economy on the Funding & Financing of Smart Cities and Infrastructure; private and public opportunities.  
   
Global investment strategies for local applications – how are these changing? This session will explore funders and financiers’ preferred investment models and financial instruments.
 
   

Speakers:

Mr Mark Worrall, CEO at Estates and Infrastructure Exchange, UK
Mr Ian Nightingale, Procurement Advisor of the Strategy, Policy and Budget Department,  Asian Investment Bank
Mrs Susan Goeransson, Director of the Municipal and Environmental Infrastructure Department, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Mr Giorgio Moroni, Head of Professions & Associations for Affinity EMEA, AON Germany

 Moderator: Mr John Gamble, President & CEO, Association of Consulting Engineering Companies, Canada

 
20:00 - 22:30 
  Cocktail function starts at 19:30
FIDIC Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony
 

 

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SMART INFRASTRUCTURE 

InterContinental Berlin Hotel (Plenary)

 
08:45 - 09:45 
  Host Nation Welcome
   

Welcome messages

Mr Alain Bentéjac, FIDIC President
Mr Kevin Rudden, EFCA President
Mr Volker Cornelius, VBI President

Moderator: Mr Greg Ward, Master of Ceremony

Entertainment performance

09:45 - 10:15    Exhibition & Coffee Break
 
10:15 - 11:00 
  Keynote Address: Urban Sustainability
   
Integrated urban development: overview of the challenges and progresses towards decentralized governmental and administrative structures in Germany. Insights into the interdisciplinary collaborations likely to enable the different engineering disciplines to take advantage of the data-driven value creation processes in Industry 4.0.
Mr Gunther Adler, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community, Germany
Mr Oliver Wittke, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany
 
Moderator: Mr Volker Cornelius, VBI President
11:00 - 12:30 
  Panel 4 - Innovative Approaches to Investing in Smart Infrastructure
   
Infrastructure and investment in Europe and the world. What impact from global or regional policies on improving urban challenges and mobility in particular? New models of investment, financial tools and city regulations.
Speakers: 
 
Mr Jason Zhengrong Lu, Head, Global Infrastructure Facility, WorldBank
Mr. Gavin Dunnett, Director of the Mobility Department, Projects Directorate, European Investment Bank

Dr Martin Güldner, Chairman, GOPA Consulting Group
                  
Moderator: Mrs Jennifer Schooling at the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastucture and Construction, UK
 
12:30 - 13:30    FIDIC Networking Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 
  Panel 5 - Urban Connectivity
   

Speakers: Mr Paul Rogers, Senior Partner at BuroHappold  Engineering
                 Ms Lynne Pretorius, Immediate Past President, CESA, Director Innovatire Transport Solutions, South Africa

                 Mr Loic Chapon, CEO, Societé Bertrandt, France
                 Mr James P. Riley, National Transportation Director at CDM Smith 

Moderator: Dr Bernd Kordes, CEO, Kordes Consulting & FIDIC EC Member

15:00 - 15:30 
  FIDIC Exhibition & Coffee Break
 
15:30 - 16:15 
  Keynote Address
   
Reflecting on the best insights from the Conference and introducing critical human capital challenges in the infrastructure industry.
   

Keynote Speaker: Mr Oliver Kömpf, CEO ot HTS, Hays Talent Solutions GmbH, Germany

Moderator: Mr Greg Ward, Master of Ceremony

16:15 - 17:00 
  Future Leaders Outlook
   
The future leaders of the Consulting Engineering Industry offering their vision on the future of the industry, particularly on Mobility & Smart Infrastructure and on the insights shared by the senior professionals throughout the Conference.

Moderator: Ms Jeshika Ramchund, Senior Engineer-Developments- Bosch Projects (Pty) Ltd, South Africa

Speakers :

Mr Cory Wilson, Division Manager, McElhanney, Canada
Ms Wafaa Balla, Contract Administrator, TEKNO Consultancy, Sudan
Mr Adam Bialachowski, Managing Partner, Vintage Consulting, Poland

17:00 - 17:15 
  CONFERENCE CLOSING
   

Nelson Ogunshakin, FIDIC Chief Executive Officer
Alain Bentéjac, FIDIC President

Moderator: Mr Greg Ward, Master of Ceremony

17:15 - 18:30 
  FIDIC 2018 GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING (GAM)
 
    Only for FIDIC Member Association Representatives. Venue: Intercontinental Hotel Berlin
20:00 - 22:30 
  LOCAL COLOUR NIGHT DINNER
 
    Optional dinner. Tickets available at registration desk