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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Qatar Project Management contributes its expertise as main Project Management Partner at Construction Week's 2011 World Cup Conference


Qatar Project Management (QPM), one of the region's premier project management companies and the first Qatari firm in the field, is contributing its expertise as the main Project Management Partner at Construction Week's 2011 World Cup Conference. The event will take place on April 20th at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Doha, and will host various international industry experts who will explore diverse topics of discussion.

Organized by Construction Week Magazine the conference is defined by its slogan which aims to "Drive the debate" and "Shape the Industry" in relation to the 2022 sporting event. This unrivalled networking forum will provide industry professionals the opportunity to enhance Qatar's infrastructure, legal, and construction sectors.

QPM is the Project Management Partner for this unique conference and several of the company's experts will contribute to the unique forum. Split into two streams, the conference agenda will provide an interactive platform to discuss and debate the strategic elements required to deliver a successful FIFA World Cup event in Qatar.

QPM will support some of the key conference activities, including an opening speech by QPM's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Nasser AbdulRahman Kamal; a panel discussion on mega project management efficiency, led by QPM's HSE Manager Wayne Harris; and a technical presentation on Net-Zero Carbon Stadiums Challenges and Solutions by Salah Nezar, QPM's MEP Manager.

QPM's Chief Executive Officer, Nasser AbdulRahman Kamal commented, "The level of responsibility placed on industry professionals to shape Qatar's path towards 2022 is immense, and we have to ensure that all forms of the country's development are demarcated by quality, efficiency, and a vision for excellence. Creating new stadiums, infrastructure projects, and other support facilities will provide QPM, as well as many other companies, the chance to redefined industry standards while situating Qatar as a leader in the Middle East for project facilitation. Ultimately, I hope that many figures from throughout the region will help shape the nation's planning, designing and regulatory processes."

QPM was chosen to be the main project management partner of the industry-shaping conference due to its unprecedented growth, success and local credibility. Through QPM's endorsement, the organizers are hoping to attract the major players in Qatar's construction sectors including government ministries and departments; architects; design consultants; contractors; engineering firms; property developers; sustainability experts; and safety specialists. The Construction Week's 2011 World Cup Conference will give all participants a deeper understanding of the diverse business opportunities available in the movement towards 2022.

QPM stands as one of the region's foremost project management companies, and uses its internationally trained team, and state-of-the-art technologies to set new standards within the industry. The company is active domestically and throughout the MENA region and provides a centralized platform for the project management of local and international developments. Its current project scope includes a growing spectrum of mega projects underway in numerous countries. These projects include civil infrastructure, residential, hospitality, luxury, commercial, office, and tourism developments. Within Qatar QPM is currently providing project management services for three key developments: Phase 1 of Barwa City, Barwa Commercial Avenue, and Barwa Financial District.