About The Event

Zak World of Façades is a globally recognized conference series focusing on façade design and engineering. To date, it has successfully hosted over 140 editions, attracting more than 40,000 delegates worldwide. This one-day conference is held across 40 countries, including the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, Europe, Australasia and North America.

The forthcoming event, marking its 147th global and 1st edition in Pune, will focus on sustainable innovations and tackle construction industry challenges related to the building envelope. Attendees can expect to see the latest products & trends from renowned industry leaders.

For more information and a look at past events, visit www.zakwof.com.


Who Should Attend

The event is ideal for Architects, Developers, General/Main Contractors, Façade Consultants, Façade Contractors, Sustainability/ESD Consultants, Fire Consultants, Glass Processors, Structural Consultants, Cost Consultants, Quantity Surveyors, PMC’s and related building specifiers.

Insightful Dialogues & Networking

Hear from experts in the domain of façade design, engineering, procuring and execution on their views on constructing high-performance, safe, sustainable and long lasting façades with the latest techniques and tools available. Also, network with other industry peers and leading manufacturers & solution providers in the façade industry.


Key Numbers

147

Edition

30

Speakers and Panelists

4

Sessions

1

Day

Speakers

Our speakers and panelists are domain experts and will ensure that the content presented at the event is meaningful with key takeaways to ponder upon. Below is the initial list of speakers, more to be added as we progress.

Abhishek Arora

Abhishek Arora

Associate Director - Projects,
Morphogenesis

Abhishek Arora

Associate Director - Projects, Morphogenesis

Topic: Beyond the Surface: The Multiple Facets of Building Façades

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Anshu Shukla

Anshu Shukla

Head - Design,
Gera Developers

Anshu Shukla

Head - Design, Gera Developers

Topic: Panel Discussion: Influence of Design in the Performance of Building Envelopes

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Ashwanii Khanna

Ashwanii Khanna

Chief Customer Officer,
FunderMax

Ashwanii Khanna

Chief Customer Officer, FunderMax

Topic: Double Skin Façade

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Avinash Nawathe

Avinash Nawathe

Chairman - Founder,
Team ANA

Avinash Nawathe

Chairman - Founder, Team ANA

Topic: Panel Discussion: BIM and Related Technologies: The Potential to Digitize, Standardize and Gain Productivity

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Dakshil Bhavsar

Dakshil Bhavsar

Area Sales Manager,
KinLong

Dakshil Bhavsar

Area Sales Manager, KinLong

Topic: Diversity in Façade Design

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Faizer Ali Dastagir

Faizer Ali Dastagir

National Head - Projects,
Viva Metal Composite Panel

Faizer Ali Dastagir

National Head - Projects, Viva Metal Composite Panel

Topic: Moving Towards Sustainable Façades Through Cladding

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Gautam Bhasin

Gautam Bhasin

Regional Director - India,
Inhabit Group

Gautam Bhasin

Regional Director - India, Inhabit Group

Topic: Decarbonising the Building Façade

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Jun Miyazono

Jun Miyazono

Sales Manager,
Panasonic KMEW

Jun Miyazono

Sales Manager, Panasonic KMEW

Topic: New Cladding Options for Façade with Function

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Kushagra Awasthi

Kushagra Awasthi

Head of Engineering,
Schueco India

Kushagra Awasthi

Head of Engineering, Schueco India

Topic: Sustainability in the Indian Context

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Manish Banker

Manish Banker

Principal Architect,
TAO Architecture

Manish Banker

Principal Architect, TAO Architecture

Topic: Façade: Seen From Outside, Experienced from Inside

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Milind Sorkhade

Milind Sorkhade

Managing Director,
Enclosure Facade Solutions

Milind Sorkhade

Managing Director, Enclosure Facade Solutions

Topic: Panel Discussion: Influence of Design in the Performance of Building Envelopes

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Nilesh Laddad

Nilesh Laddad

Managing Director,
Planedge Consultants

Nilesh Laddad

Managing Director, Planedge Consultants

Topic: Panel Discussion: BIM and Related Technologies: The Potential to Digitize, Standardize and Gain Productivity

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Pallavi Matkari

Pallavi Matkari

Business Head - Pune,
Runwal

Pallavi Matkari

Business Head - Pune, Runwal

Topic: Panel Discussion: BIM and Related Technologies: The Potential to Digitize, Standardize and Gain Productivity

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Pritika Manjrekar

Pritika Manjrekar

Founder & Principal Architect,
Moco Design Studio

Pritika Manjrekar

Founder & Principal Architect, Moco Design Studio

Topic: Unmasking the Façade

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Rakesh Morudkar

Rakesh Morudkar

Principal,
RSM Design Solution

Rakesh Morudkar

Principal, RSM Design Solution

Topic: Comprehensive Quality Adherence & Measures for Façades - Need of the Hour

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Ritesh Jindal

Ritesh Jindal

Senior Façade Consultant,
Arup

Ritesh Jindal

Senior Façade Consultant, Arup

Topic: Advanced Tools and Automation in Façade

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Rohan Keswani

Rohan Keswani

Director,
Aluplex

Rohan Keswani

Director, Aluplex

Topic: Event Convenor & Host

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Rupali Nimbalkar

Rupali Nimbalkar

Senior Vice President,
Malpani Group

Rupali Nimbalkar

Senior Vice President, Malpani Group

Topic: Panel Discussion: BIM and Related Technologies: The Potential to Digitize, Standardize and Gain Productivity

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Sandip Sabnis

Sandip Sabnis

Head - Architecture,
Lodha Group

Sandip Sabnis

Head - Architecture, Lodha Group

Topic: Panel Discussion: Influence of Design in the Performance of Building Envelopes

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Satyajit Limaye

Satyajit Limaye

Managing Partner,
Madhav Limaye Consulting

Satyajit Limaye

Managing Partner, Madhav Limaye Consulting

Topic: Panel Discussion: Influence of Design in the Performance of Building Envelopes

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Shitesh Agarwal

Shitesh Agarwal

Principal,
Sankalp Designers

Shitesh Agarwal

Principal, Sankalp Designers

Topic: Panel Discussion: BIM and Related Technologies: The Potential to Digitize, Standardize and Gain Productivity

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Shival Manchanda

Shival Manchanda

Director,
Enia Design

Shival Manchanda

Director, Enia Design

Topic: Volumetry & Façade: Case Studies

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Shyam Raghunandan

Shyam Raghunandan

Managing Director,
Schueco India

Shyam Raghunandan

Managing Director, Schueco India

Topic: Panel Discussion: BIM and Related Technologies: The Potential to Digitize, Standardize and Gain Productivity

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Sreenivas Narayanan

Sreenivas Narayanan

Global Partnerships Director,
Siderise

Sreenivas Narayanan

Global Partnerships Director, Siderise

Topic: Finding the Right Solution: Design Considerations for Reducing Fire Risk in Façades

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Sushant Warape

Sushant Warape

Founding Partner,
TriDA Desgin

Sushant Warape

Founding Partner, TriDA Desgin

Topic: Panel Discussion: Influence of Design in the Performance of Building Envelopes

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Swapnil Patil

Swapnil Patil

Principal,
Swapnil Patil + Partners Architects

Swapnil Patil

Principal, Swapnil Patil + Partners Architects

Topic: Panel Discussion: Influence of Design in the Performance of Building Envelopes

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Vishal Sutar

Vishal Sutar

Associate Director,
VRU Façade Engineering

Vishal Sutar

Associate Director, VRU Façade Engineering

Topic: Panel Discussion: Influence of Design in the Performance of Building Envelopes

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Schedule

The event agenda is split into multiple sessions separated by networking break-out sessions.

The programme is correct at time of publishing. However, given the seniority of our speakers and the nature of their roles, speakers may subsequently substitute or excuse themselves from the programme. This is always regrettable, and we will always try to replace the speaker with a speaker with equivalent insight. You can find the most up-to-date programme on this website.

Partners

Meet our industry leading suppliers who play a key role in this event. Visit their booths to know more about their products & solutions and how they can help play a role in defining your projects.

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Event Registration

Register for in-person attendance below. All our registrations are subject to validation from our team. More details in the FAQ section.


TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR COMPLIMENTARY SEATS: Complimentary seats are reserved exclusively for Architects, Consultants, Contractors, Developers, Fabricators, Government Officials & PMC's. The organizers reserve the right to allocate these complimentary seats at their discretion.

Image Gallery

Images from a select previous global editions of Zak World of Façades


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Snippets from a select previous global editions of Zak World of Façades

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the event.

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 based on the nature of your organization and 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 INR 15000 + GST applicable per delegate.

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.

If successfully approved, the confirmation number/pass is sent within 3-4 working days of registration or earlier. 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.

It is highly recommended that you use your company/official email id for registration to avoid any confirmation delay. If you use your personal email id, we will not be able to verify the same always.

No. All registrations are pre-approved online and no on-spot registrations are encouraged.

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.

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.

The registrations start at 0845 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.

Post the event, the organisers will share a link to the HD video recording of the conference.

The full-day conference will include access to the conference hall, exhibit area, lunch and networking session, delegate kits and HD video recording of the conference.

If your firm is on our guest list or pre-qualified, 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 and is on the discretion of the organiser.

As the seats are allocated on a first come first serve basis, the registration will close once the hall seating capacity is reached.

No. The event will be 100% in-person only.

Venue


Registrations start at 8:45 am

Address

Ritz-Carlton, Golf Course Square, Airport Rd, Jayprakash Nagar, Yerawada, Pune, Maharashtra 411006

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