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Future Landscape & Public Realm UAE 2017

Future Landscape & Public Realm event series will return to Abu Dhabi on the 6-7 February 2017. This focused conference will once again provide a unique platform for business professionals to discuss the latest challenges and opportunities covering the landscape and public realm industry in Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE, bringing together a broad spectrum of senior level delegates from across the value chain.

The 2016 event boasted delegations from such important regional government bodies as Abu Dhabi City Municipality, Dubai Municipality, the Urban Planning Council and Al Ain Municipality to name just a few as well as key Consultants such as AECOM, ARUP, ATKINS, KEO, Perkins + Will amongst others, to network, learn and identify future business opportunities with top developers, project owners, landscape design and architects and a wide variety of international solution providers.

The conference will focus on the key projects shaping the future of the UAE such as EXPO 2020 and MASDAR City, as well as an update on Abu Dhabi Municipalities’ new public realm guidelines. The conference will also feature leading developers in the region such as Emaar, Aldar and TDIC, showcasing their latest design solutions for mixed-use developments across the UAE.

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Testimonials From The Future Landscape and Public Realm Series

Excellent Opportunities for the Landscaping and Public Realm Industry:

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  • A number of large scale residential and mixed use developments will be reaching construction phase in early 2017 including:
    ● Yas Acres – a USD1.63 billion project situated in Abu Dhabi which will consist of 1, 315 villas, a golf course, clubhouse, as well as parks schools and a waterfront.
    ● Reem Island - USD30 billion mixed use community project. This ‘mega development’ is one of the largest under construction in Abu Dhabi and will include a business district, a commercial district and a residential district, transforming the island into a ‘city within a city’. Some of the facilities that will be on the island will include; seven schools, golf courses, shopping malls, art galleries and four hospitals. The island is expected to have a population of over 200,000 when complete in 2018.
  • Mulberry Park Heights located in Dubai by Emaar – phase three is in concept design stage and landscape packages should be tendered early 2017, and phase four is in tender stage at the moment for landscaping.
  • A number of world class tourist and leisure attractions will be reaching design stage in 2017 including the eagerly anticipated Warner Bros. theme park on Yas Island (expected to be complete in 2018), and the Six Flags theme park expected to be completed in 2019.
  • Dubai’s USD9.5 billion Desert Rose project will be the first fully sustainable and green development with diversified and simple housing as well as convenient and eco-friendly transportation. The project is expected to be completed in 2019.
  • MASDAR city is currently undergoing a major landscaping review and expansion in order to achieve a four pillar Estidama rating. Work is expected to commence in early 2017.

Top Reasons To Attend

MEET with leading landscape architects, masterplanners and those involved in shaping the future of the UAE’S public realm.
HEAR updates on project timelines and the new regulatory guidelines for landscaping and public realm.
SHOWCASE the latest technologies for developing the public realm.
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The ACM Interface+ Format

The ACM Interface+ conference format is designed to optimise the valuable and finite time our busy delegations can dedicate to being out of the office while also enhancing their enjoyment of the ACM on-site experience. Specifically tailored to our region of operations here in the Middle East, the Interface+ format maximises networking opportunities, facilitating the building of profitable relationships within the context of a dynamic, efficient and relevant learning environment.

ACM conference days, using the Interface+ format, have an earlier start than conventional agendas and conclude with a late lunch. The conference sessions are regularly punctuated by refreshment and networking breaks to allow for unhurried face-to-face interaction between peers, colleagues and business prospects. The mid-afternoon conclusion of our formal conference agenda allows for government representatives and busy executives to adjourn earlier in the day, having still enjoyed a full and rich programme of content. Post-lunch, ACM will offer additional, optional learning and networking opportunities in the shape of workshops, product demonstrations, technology launches, site visits, pre-arranged 1-2-1 business meetings and hosted receptions.

Interface+ makes timing sense for our delegates and business sense for our sponsors.