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Critical Infrastructure Summit to discuss data centres, advanced air mobility and other regional infrastructure

Scheduled to take place on 8 May, the event will highlight regional infrastructure trends, requirements, challenges and best practices

The Big Project Middle East (BPME) editorial team has confirmed that its forthcoming Critical Infrastructure Summit (CIS) will shine a light on regional data centres, progress on Dubai’s Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) network, and other key infrastructure in the region.

Through panel discussions and presentations, the event aims to highlight regional infrastructure trends and demands, best practices, current development and operational challenges and much more. Ensuring cities and infrastructure are resilient in the face of a greater number of adverse weather events driven by climate-change will also be a key focus for the event, the BPME editorial team said.

Attendance is free but registrations are mandatory for built environment professionals. Click here to register.

20 regional speakers have been confirmed to speak at the inaugural CIS, which will take place on 8 May at the Two seasons Hotel in Dubai. The editorial team said that speakers from Khazna Data Centres, Skyports Infrastructure, AECOM, KEO International Consultants, Gensler, Parsons, Zutari Engineering International are due to speak at the event. Check out the full roster of speakers here.

“We’ve got a packed agenda planned for the Critical Infrastructure Summit, and I’m excited to hear what our speakers have to say about regional airports, Dubai’s AAM infrastructure, data centres, seaports, and urban mobility. Given the growing number of adverse weather events driven by climate-change, we’ll also be focusing on how cities and infrastructure can be made more resilient in the face of heat waves, storms and other such challenges,” said Jason Saundalkar, Head of Content at Big Project Middle East.

Click here to read the agenda for the 2024 Critical Infrastructure Summit. The event is supported by:

Gold Sponsor: KEO International Consultants
Strategic Content Partner: ALEC
Silver Sponsor: AECOM
Endorsed by: The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), RICS

Read more about the Critical Infrastructure Summit by clicking here.


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