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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 South Asia (India & Sri Lanka), South East Asia (Singapore & Indonesia), Greater China (Hong Kong), Middle East (United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait), Africa (Kenya) and the United Kingdom.

Now in it's 42nd edition globally and 6th edition in Mumbai, the conference has become a specialised forum to discuss the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and showcases 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

Zubin Zainuddin

Principal, ZZ Architects

Zubin Zainuddin

Principal, ZZ Architects


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations for high performance functional façades

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Samidha Lad

Vice President - Design, Urbania Realty

Samidha Lad

Vice President - Design, Urbania Realty


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Challenges in façade execution

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Nilabh Nagar

Senior Associate, Architect Hafeez Contractor

Nilabh Nagar

Senior Associate, Architect Hafeez Contractor


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations for high performance functional façades

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Dhananjay Dake

Founder, Construction Catalysers

Dhananjay Dake

Founder, Construction Catalysers


Topic: Intrinsic beauty of carapaces

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Atul Bhandari

Director, RSP Design

Atul Bhandari

Director, RSP Design


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Challenges in façade execution

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Sanhita Chaturvedi

Director, UHA India

Sanhita Chaturvedi

Director, UHA India


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations for high performance functional façades

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Micha Pawelka

Managing Director, Priedemann Façade Experts

Micha Pawelka

Managing Director, Priedemann Façade Experts


Topic: Façade consultants – How seriously should you take them?

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Namrata Mehra

Associate Vice President, Godrej Properties

Namrata Mehra

Associate Vice President, Godrej Properties


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations for high performance functional façades

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Sharan Lund

General Manager - Design, Birla Estates

Sharan Lund

General Manager - Design, Birla Estates


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations for high performance functional façades

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Sandeep Shikre

CEO, Sandeep Shikre & Associates

Sandeep Shikre

CEO, Sandeep Shikre & Associates


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations for high performance functional façades

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Sameer Kumar

Director - Enclosure Design, SHoP Architects

Sameer Kumar

Director - Enclosure Design, SHoP Architects


Topic: Thick skins: Recent work case studies

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Vivek Bhole

Principal, Vivek Bhole Architects

Vivek Bhole

Principal, Vivek Bhole Architects


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Challenges in façade execution

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Prashant Mewada

Director - Operations, Runwal Group

Prashant Mewada

Director - Operations, Runwal Group


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Challenges in façade execution

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Arun Madappallath

Country Manager, Serge Ferrari India

Arun Madappallath

Country Manager, Serge Ferrari India


Topic: Tensile membrane façade - Lightweight + durable

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Uday Malavia

GM - Engineering (Façade), Oberoi Realty

Uday Malavia

GM - Engineering (Façade), Oberoi Realty


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Challenges in façade execution

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Venugopal Shamrao Barkur

Associate, BES Consultants

Venugopal Shamrao Barkur

Associate, BES Consultants


Topic: Building façades in services - Expensive mistakes and lessons learned

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Alvaro Palencia

Architectural Project Manager, TheSize Surfaces

Alvaro Palencia

Architectural Project Manager, TheSize Surfaces


Topic: Ventilated façades with sintered stone

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Balaji Chandran

Head - Application Engineering, FunderMax India

Balaji Chandran

Head - Application Engineering, FunderMax India


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Challenges in façade execution

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Eshan Hemrajani

Director, Glass Wall Systems

Eshan Hemrajani

Director, Glass Wall Systems


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Challenges in façade execution

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Mic Patterson

Director of Strategic Development, Schüco USA

Mic Patterson

Director of Strategic Development, Schüco USA


Topic: Building skins: Balancing performance and aesthetic considerations in the façade system

Topic: PANEL DISCUSSION: Challenges in façade execution

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Sourabh Kankar

Regional Manager, Gujarat Guardian

Sourabh Kankar

Regional Manager, Gujarat Guardian


Topic: The future of glass façade

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Dharmesh Shah

General Manager - Performance Silicones, Dow Chemical Company

Dharmesh Shah

General Manager - Performance Silicones, Dow Chemical Company


Topic: Emerging trends & technologies for building façade

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Hitesha Thakur

VP - Design, Glass Wall Systems

Hitesha Thakur

VP - Design, Glass Wall Systems


Topic: How to overcome on challenges on façade

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Prameena Karunairaj

Business Development Manager - Sun Shading Façade, FunderMax India

Prameena Karunairaj

Business Development Manager - Sun Shading Façade, FunderMax India


Topic: Sun Shading – Passive architectural solution using high pressure laminates

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Rajeev Antony

Managing Director, Schueco India

Rajeev Antony

Managing Director, Schueco India


Event Convenor: Delegate Registration & Networking

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Kamlesh Choudhari

Director, Glass Wall Systems

Kamlesh Choudhari

Director, Glass Wall Systems


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations for high performance functional façades

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Christoph Troska

Manager - Global Architecture Segment, Trosifol® World of Interlayers

Christoph Troska

Manager - Global Architecture Segment, Trosifol® World of Interlayers


Topic: Glass interlayers

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KR Suresh

Regional Director, Axis Façades

KR Suresh

Regional Director, Axis Façades


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations for high performance functional façades

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Frank Goudman

Sales Manager - Export, Renson

Frank Goudman

Sales Manager - Export, Renson


Topic: External dynamic solar shading and its effect on Indoor climate & energy consumption

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Schedule

  • Session - 1

    (08.50 - 10.50)

08:50 - 09:30

Delegate Registration & Networking

09:30 - 09:40

Welcome address

09:40 - 10:00

Sun Shading – Passive architectural solution using high pressure laminates

10:00 - 10:20

External dynamic solar shading and its effect on Indoor climate & energy consumption

10:20 - 10:50

Intrinsic beauty of carapaces

10:50 - 11:10

Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 2

    (11.10 - 13.10)

11:10 - 11:30

Tensile membrane façade - Lightweight + durable

11:30 - 11:55

Building skins: Balancing performance and aesthetic considerations in the façade system

11:55 - 12:25

Thick skins: Recent work case studies

12:25 - 13:10

PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations for high performance functional façades

13:10 - 14:00

Lunch Break

  • Session - 3

    (14.00 - 16.00)

14:00 - 14:20

Building façades in services - Expensive mistakes and lessons learned

14:20 - 14:40

Ventilated façades with sintered stone

14:40 - 15:00

Façade consultants – How seriously should you take them?

15:00 - 15:20

Glass interlayers

15:20 - 15:40

Emerging trends & technologies for building façade

15:40 - 16:00

Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 4

    (16.20 - 17.45)

16:00 - 16:20

The future of glass façade

16:20 - 16:40

How to overcome on challenges on façade

16:40 - 17:25

PANEL DISCUSSION: Challenges in façade execution

17:25 - 17:30

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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 intent to attend the conference, there would be a delegate fee of INR 20000 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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Venue

Hyatt Regency, Mumbai, Maharashtra Kindly reach the venue on 27th April, 2018 at 8:00 am

address

Hyatt Regency, Mumbai

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