Under the patronage of the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing & Urban Development of Kenya

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7-9 November 2019
10:00 - 18:00 Daily
Kenyatta International Convention Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

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Workshop Theatre A

Find below the FREE CPD-certified workshops in Theatre A.

For you to receive your CPD points and certificate you MUST attend the first 30 minutes of the workshop. The certificate is available for collection at the CPD collection point after 2 hours of the workshop session being completed. The certificates are only available during the days of the event, so don't forget to collect your certificate during the event.

If you are interested in speaking, please contact: Rubina Dsouza

THEME OF THE DAY: TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN IN BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

  • Successes of 3D in engineering and construction in the face of the current challenges.
  • The Future of Design and Construction.
  • The Global Village: Advanced collaboration platforms available.

Speaker: Emmanuel Maenda, Technical Solutions Associate, Centre for Innovative Technology

Speakers:

Emmanuel Maenda
Emmanuel Maenda Technical Solutions Associate, Centre for Innovative Technology
  • Demystifying IoT and Artificial Intelligence
  • How is IoT and AI being leveraged across the construction industry?
  • Ways in which it is being applied in construction

Speaker: Ngesa Naphtally Marvin, Student Ambassador, Intel and Co-Lead, Google Developer Groups

Speakers:

Ngesa Naphtally Marvin
Ngesa Naphtally Marvin, Intel Student Ambassador, IoT Champion for Google Developer Groups, Sub Saharan Africa
  •          Virtual Reality and Design
  •          Use of Drones and Mobile Devices
  •          Building Information Modelling
  •          Digital Printing (Glass)
  •          Collaboration tools for designers

Speaker: Maye EdwinDeveloper Community Lead, Google

Speakers:

Maye Edwin
Maye Edwin Developer Community Lead Google
  • The Local and International legal framework on accessibility design for a variety of construction projects in Kenya
  • Exploring the Tax, Income Exemptions and other inclusion benefits on construction projects in Kenya 

Speaker: Richard Nasong’o, Cofounder, Project Planning, and Management Association of Kenya Limited (PPMAK)

Speakers:

Richard Nasong’o
Richard Nasong’o Cofounder, Project Expert Association of Kenya (PEAK)

The AEC industry is changing. Clients are demanding more for less, firms are getting caught up in their own unproductive processes, and technology is disrupting traditional ways of working. That’s why, wherever you are in the AEC industry, there are huge opportunities to transform your business processes.

Speakers:

Vijay Raina
Vijay Raina Technical Specialist for AEC Autodesk

Speakers:

Edmond Wakachunga
Edmond Wakachunga Managing Director Remax Consult Limited

THEME OF THE DAY: PROJECT MANAGEMENT & ENGINEERING

  • Who is a Project Manager and what exactly do they do?
  • Project management challenges that most construction projects face
  • How to make use of the Project Manager on your project?

 

Speaker: Rose Kananu, Managing Director, Howard Aidevo Consulting, Vice President of the PMI Kenya Chapter

Speakers:

Rose Kananu
Rose Kananu Managing Director Howard Aidevo Consulting, Vice President of the PMI Kenya Chapter

  •          How to prepare site master plans?
  •          A look into restructuring planning and building regulations
  •          Sourcing the right development approvals for site plans

SpeakerJohn Ojwang, Urban Planner, Nairobi City Government

Speakers:

John Ojwang
John Ojwang Urban Planner Nairobi City Government
  • Role of PMO (project management office) 
  • IT solutions that aid in the successful delivery of projects.
  • Overview of scheduling, planning, resource allocation and contract management

Speaker: Andrew Mwaura, Lead Project Manager, Sterling Project Management

Speakers:

Andrew Mwaura
Andrew Mwaura, Lead Project Manager, Sterling Project Management
  • Why are time and cost overruns still a major concern?
  • The need for a competent project and construction managers.
  • Why foreign contractors have an edge and what we need to do?
  • Case Study examples from the field

 Speaker: Nashon Okowa, Project Manager & Chairman Association of Construction Managers of Kenya (ACMK)

Speakers:

Nashon Okowa
Nashon Okowa, Project Manager & Chairman Association of Construction Managers of Kenya (ACMK)
  •          East African construction market by segments - (Deloitte Market Analysis 2016 - reference)
  •          Definition of terms and a brief history of project management - (PMBOK)
  •          Roles of project managers and why East African projects need more project managers?

 Speaker: Steve Kamau, Project Manager at Howard Humphreys (East Africa) Ltd an ATKINS Company

Speakers:

Steve Kamau
Steve Kamau, Project Manager at Howard Humphreys (East Africa) Ltd an ATKINS Company
  •          What does demolition mean?
  •          Reasons and methods for demolitions
  •          What are the provisions in the regulation related to demolition Rules and approvals of construction?

Speaker: Arch. Stephen Mwilu, Manager, Regional Offices, National Construction Authority Kenya

Speakers:

Arch. Stephen Mwilu
Arch. Stephen Mwilu Manager Regional Offices, National Construction Authority Kenya
  • Need for legislative regulation of PM in construction
  • Managing and delegation of roles in a project team

  • Uptake of Project Management in East Africa

ModeratorBoniface Ambale, Senior Project Manager, Mwazoni Ltd.

Speakers: Nashon Okowa, Project Manager & Chairman Association of Construction Managers of Kenya (ACMK)

Steve Kamau, Project Manager at Howard Humphreys (East Africa) Ltd an ATKINS Company

Eric E. Kigada, Architect Director at B & A Studios Ltd

Jack O’Regan, Senior Project manager, Turner and Townsend

Panel Chair:

Nashon Okowa
Nashon Okowa, Project Manager & Chairman Association of Construction Managers of Kenya (ACMK)
Steve Kamau
Steve Kamau, Project Manager at Howard Humphreys (East Africa) Ltd an ATKINS Company
Eric E. Kigada
Eric E. Kigada, Architect Director at B & A Studios Ltd
Jack O’Regan
Jack O’Regan Senior Project manager Turner and Townsend

Moderators:

Boniface Ambale
Boniface Ambale Senior Project Manager MWANZONI ltd.

THEME OF THE DAY: SUSTAINABILITY IN CONSTRUCTION

  •          Definition of Green Building Finance
  •          What is a green building and what are the rating tools?
  •          The real estate capital stack unpacked
  •          Eligible assets for green finance demystified
  •          What is a green building and what are the rating tools 
  •          Where and how to source the green building finance

 

Speaker: Madhur Ramrakha, Board Treasurer & Chair of Finance Committee Green Star Africa (Kenya) AP New Buildings

 

Speakers:

Madhur Ramrakha
Madhur Ramrakha Board Treasurer & Chair of Finance Committee Green Star Africa (Kenya) AP New Buildings
  •          Main energy efficiency strategies incorporated in the design of green buildings
  •          Methodologies for evaluating environmental performance of green buildings
  •          Assessing the influence of occupants' behavior in promoting energy efficiency in buildings

Speaker: Nickson Otieno, Director of Green Building Standards and Certification at Green Africa Foundation 

Speakers:

Nickson Otieno
Nickson Otieno Director of Green Building Standards and Certification at Green Africa Foundation
  • What is light gauge steel construction?
  • Basic LGS design engineering practices
  • Local and international case studies

Speaker: Wendy Kimwatan, Project Planning & Procurement Manager, Eco-Steel Africa Limited

Speakers:

Wendy Kimwatan
Wendy Kimwatan, Project Planning & Procurement Manager, Eco-Steel Africa Limited
  • Incorporate Supply chain sustainability as a business issue affecting an organizations project supply chain management in terms of environmental, risk, and waste costs.

  • Since there is a growing need for integrating environmentally sound choices into supply- chain management project management, therefore, will not be an exemption and there is an urgency in such incorporation.

  • Supply chain sustainability is a holistic perspective of supply chain processes and technologies that go beyond the focus of delivery, inventory and traditional views of cost can include projects to reduce energy cost, any form of waste and application of green technologies within transportation and logistics networks.

  • To enhance the larger shift that involves a deeper level of collaboration with internal and external supply chain partners to reexamine project delivery methods, products, packaging and project measurement systems.

Speaker: Dr. David Mburu, Chairman, Procurement and Logistics Department at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

Speakers:

Dr. David Kiarie Mburu
Dr. David Kiarie Mburu, Chairman, Procurement and Logistics Department at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology
  •          Land Acquisition challenges and proposed remedies
  •          Project financing challenges
  •          Capacity Building 

 Speaker: Geoffrey Nagillah, Associate EIA/EA Expert, Certified Energy Manager

Speakers:

Geoffrey Nagillah Makanga
Geoffrey Nagillah Makanga, Co-Founder, Co-director and Principal of JASoL and Zeal Energy Limited
  • Introduction and understanding of Fly Ash as a sustainable construction material
  • Technical advantages and cost-optimization using Fly Ash in construction
  • Case studies on the use of Fly Ash in infrastructure and real estate projects

 

Speakers:

Robin De Beer
Robin De Beer Technical Sales Head Jaycee
  • Impact of Construction on the environment and resources
  • Aspects of Sustainable Construction
  • Application of Sustainable Construction in Affordable Housing Provision

Speaker: Winny Okoth, Construction Project Manager & Vice Chairperson ACMK, Director EconstructProperties

Speakers:

Winny Okoth
Winny Okoth Construction Project Manager Econstruct Property and Vice Chairperson of the Association of Construction Managers of Kenya
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