Participants will explore the future developments of Qatar’s multibillion-dollar construction sector supported by their various embassies in Qatar, including France, Italy, Germany, Belgium, China, Turkey, Kuwait and Pakistan.
IFP general manager George Ayache said that the event is likely to attract more than 16,000 visitors worldwide, who will attend the workshops on key issues within the construction sector.
He added there was a growing need to offer a dedicated platform for companies of all sizes to build business relations and secure major successful deals, in light of the business networking needed in order to optimize the capabilities the global construction.
He noted the construction industry is playing a very important role in achieving infrastructure development and thereby attracting foreign direct investments into the country, consistent with Qatar’s vision of becoming a leading hub in the region for world events, including the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Workshops will cover topics, including `Cooperating to Advance Construction Codes in the Gulf Region,’ ‘Overview of the International Green Construction Code,’ ‘Conflict Avoidance: The Alternative to Dispute Resolution,’ ‘Design of Quality Control Systems to Improve the Quality of Concrete Construction in Complex Infrastructure Projects,’ and ‘Identification and Mitigation of Alkali-Silica Reaction in Concrete Structures’.