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THE WORLD'S LEADING CONFERENCE ON FAÇADE DESIGN & ENGINEERING

Zak World of Façades is an International conference series on the subject of façade design & engineering. The conference now takes place in Asia (Singapore, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines and Hong Kong), Middle East (United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait), Africa (Kenya, Morocco and South Africa), Europe (United Kingdom and France), Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) and the United States of America.

Now in its 44th edition globally and the 1st edition in France, the conference will discuss the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and will showcase the latest technological solutions.

Visit www.zakworldoffacades.com for details of the previous events.

Who Should Attend this Conference

Architects, Facade consultants, Developers, Government officials, PMC's, Main contractors, Sustainability consultants, Fire consultants, Facade contractors, Cost consultants, Glass processors & Structural consultants.

Speakers

Michel Rémon

Principal, Michel Rémon & Associates

Michel Rémon

Principal, Michel Rémon & Associates


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in façade construction for modern architecture

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Anouk Legendre

Partner, XTU Architects

Anouk Legendre

Partner, XTU Architects


Topic: From organic façades to living façades

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Jacques Ferrier

Director, Jacques Ferrier Architecture

Jacques Ferrier

Director, Jacques Ferrier Architecture


Topic: Double skin façades

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Didier Brault

Studio Director, Ateliers Jean Nouvel

Didier Brault

Studio Director, Ateliers Jean Nouvel


Topic: Façade typologies of two projects of contextual tours in Paris and Marseille

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Tom Gray

Founding Partner, T/E/S/S

Tom Gray

Founding Partner, T/E/S/S


Topic: Being a façade engineer today

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Francois Suchard

Agency Director, RFR

Francois Suchard

Agency Director, RFR


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Façade ventilation: Reducing mechanical ventilation through smarter building envelopes

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Frédéric Morel

Partner, Jean-Paul Viguier & Associates

Frédéric Morel

Partner, Jean-Paul Viguier & Associates


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Façade ventilation: Reducing mechanical ventilation through smarter building envelopes

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François Roux

Partner, Atelier 2/3/4

François Roux

Partner, Atelier 2/3/4


Topic: Façades for buildings of the 21st century

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Alain Guisnel

Quality Director Sustainable Development, Icade

Alain Guisnel

Quality Director Sustainable Development, Icade


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in façade construction for modern architecture

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Yann Parigot

Head of Façades, Bouygues Batiment International

Yann Parigot

Head of Façades, Bouygues Batiment International


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Fire safety in façades

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Robert-Jan van Santen

Partner, VS-A

Robert-Jan van Santen

Partner, VS-A


Topic: Project to Product

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Jacques Llados

Managing Director, Schüco International SCS

Jacques Llados

Managing Director, Schüco International SCS


Topic: Sustainability, necessity and opportunity for the building

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Antoine Maufay

Design Director, Arcora

Antoine Maufay

Design Director, Arcora


Topic: Shaping the architectural ambition

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Corinne Vezzoni

Founder & Lead Architect, Corinne Vezzoni & Associates

Corinne Vezzoni

Founder & Lead Architect, Corinne Vezzoni & Associates


Topic: How to build with the power of a site, using what is already there, of what precedes, of what is not somewhere else

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Steffi Neubert

Director, Emmer Pfenninger Partner

Steffi Neubert

Director, Emmer Pfenninger Partner


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Façade ventilation: Reducing mechanical ventilation through smarter building envelopes

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Stefan Holst

Partner & CEO, Transsolar

Stefan Holst

Partner & CEO, Transsolar


Topic: Climate responsive façades

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François Gillardeau

Deputy Managing Director, Schüco

François Gillardeau

Deputy Managing Director, Schüco


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Laurent Garrigues

CEO, Groupe Garrigues

Laurent Garrigues

CEO, Groupe Garrigues


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Vincent Campan

Director Building Envelope Service, BATEG (Vinci Construction)

Vincent Campan

Director Building Envelope Service, BATEG (Vinci Construction)


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in façade construction for modern architecture

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Patrice Joseph

Managing Director, Joseph ingénierie

Patrice Joseph

Managing Director, Joseph ingénierie


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in façade construction for modern architecture

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Tom Darmon

Co-Managing Partner, Antonini Darmon

Tom Darmon

Co-Managing Partner, Antonini Darmon


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Alexandre Duverger

Environmental Design Engineer, Artelia Batiments Durables

Alexandre Duverger

Environmental Design Engineer, Artelia Batiments Durables


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in façade construction for modern architecture

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Stéphane Hameury

Deputy Director - Safety, Structures and Fire, CSTB

Stéphane Hameury

Deputy Director - Safety, Structures and Fire, CSTB


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Fire safety in façades

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Bjorn Sanden

Market Development Manager, Kuraray/Trosifol

Bjorn Sanden

Market Development Manager, Kuraray/Trosifol









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Raphaëlle Le Norcy

Associate Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox

Raphaëlle Le Norcy

Associate Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox


Topic: Designing façades in a rapidly urbanising world

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Charles Gibault

Associate Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox

Charles Gibault

Associate Principal, Kohn Pedersen Fox


Topic: Designing façades in a rapidly urbanising world

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Hamid Batoul

Technical Director, Schüco International SCS

Hamid Batoul

Technical Director, Schüco International SCS


Topic: The challenges of designing façades in the context of environmentally responsible buildings

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Mitsu Edwards

Associate Director, Eckersley O'Callaghan

Mitsu Edwards

Associate Director, Eckersley O'Callaghan


Topic: Transparency: Mastering the curve

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Klaas de Rycke

Managing Partner, Bollinger + Grohmann Ingenieure

Klaas de Rycke

Managing Partner, Bollinger + Grohmann Ingenieure


Topic: Double curvature in the world of façades

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Alexandre Krupka

Projects and Key Accounts Manager, Schüco International SCS

Alexandre Krupka

Projects and Key Accounts Manager, Schüco International SCS









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Michel Cossavella

Envelope Insulation and Flooring Department, CSTB

Michel Cossavella

Envelope Insulation and Flooring Department, CSTB


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Céline Florence

Development Project Manager Cladding, Rockwool Group

Céline Florence

Development Project Manager Cladding, Rockwool Group


Topic: Ventilated façade - Freedom and fire resilience for design

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Bruce Le Madec

Development Project Manager - Fire Safety, Rockwool Group

Bruce Le Madec

Development Project Manager - Fire Safety, Rockwool Group


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Fire safety in façades

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Christian Béaur

Consultant, REIM Consulting

Christian Béaur

Consultant, REIM Consulting


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in façade construction for modern architecture

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Cedric Puyou

Façades Product Manager, Schüco

Cedric Puyou

Façades Product Manager, Schüco


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in façade construction for modern architecture

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Dr Eric Guillaume

General Manager, Efectis France

Dr Eric Guillaume

General Manager, Efectis France


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Fire safety in façades

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Sylvain Desanghere

Head of the Ventilation and Fire Department, Lombardi

Sylvain Desanghere

Head of the Ventilation and Fire Department, Lombardi


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Fire safety in façades

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Pierre-Arnaud Voutay

Director, Elioth

Pierre-Arnaud Voutay

Director, Elioth


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Franck Percet

Director of Facades-Envelope Service, PETIT (Vinci Construction)

Franck Percet

Director of Facades-Envelope Service, PETIT (Vinci Construction)


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

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Max Radt

Regional Commercial Manager, Guardian Europe

Max Radt

Regional Commercial Manager, Guardian Europe


Topic: “La casa del desierto” – A glass house in the desert!

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Xavier Tourtchine

Director General, Elval Colour Ibérica

Xavier Tourtchine

Director General, Elval Colour Ibérica


Topic: Quality lies in the details: The ACP case

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Aurélie Godan

Architecture Segment Manager Europe, Akzonobel

Aurélie Godan

Architecture Segment Manager Europe, Akzonobel


Topic: Powder coating technologies supporting façade design

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Nadia Rouquette

Specification Manager France, Akzonobel

Nadia Rouquette

Specification Manager France, Akzonobel


Topic: Powder coating technologies supporting façade design

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Benoît Domercq

General Manager - Europe & Middle East, Halio International

Benoît Domercq

General Manager - Europe & Middle East, Halio International


Topic: Using smart-glass is as exciting as using glass smartly to work, live in healthy, sustainable and connected buildings… Discover how glass changes the building industry!

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Laurent Tournié

Façade Development Sales Manager, Serge Ferrari France

Laurent Tournié

Façade Development Sales Manager, Serge Ferrari France


Topic: Bioclimatic façade, source of inspiration and usage benefits

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Schedule

  • Session - 1

    (08.50 - 10.25)

08:00 - 08:50

Delegate Registration & Networking

08:50 - 08:55

Welcome address

08:55 - 09:00

Sustainability, necessity and opportunity for the building

09:00 - 09:25

Being a façade engineer today

09:25 - 09:45

Façades for buildings of the 21st century

09:45 - 10:05

“La casa del desierto” – A glass house in the desert!

10:05 - 10:25

Designing façades in a rapidly urbanising world

10:25 - 10:45

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 2

    (10.45 - 12.50)

10:45 - 11:10

Shaping the architectural ambition

11:10 - 11:35

The challenges of designing façades in the context of environmentally responsible buildings

11:35 - 12:05

Façade typologies of two projects of contextual tours in Paris and Marseille

12:05 - 12:50

PANEL DISCUSSION: Innovations in façade construction for modern architecture

12:50 - 13:40

Networking Lunch Break

  • Session - 3

    (13.40 - 15.50)

    Session - 3 | Track - A

Session Chair

13:40 - 14:00

How to build with the power of a site, using what is already there, of what precedes, of what is not somewhere else

14:00 - 14:20

Transparency: Mastering the curve

14:20 - 14:40

Project to Product

14:40 - 15:00

Quality lies in the details: The ACP case

15:00 - 15:20

Ventilated façade - Freedom and fire resilience for design

15:20 - 15:50

PANEL DISCUSSION: Fire safety in façades

  • Session - 3

    (13.40 - 15.50)

    Session - 3 | Track - B

Session Chair

13:40 - 14:00

From organic façades to living façades

14:00 - 14:20

Double curvature in the world of façades

14:20 - 14:40

Climate responsive façades

14:40 - 15:00

Bioclimatic façade, source of inspiration and usage benefits

15:00 - 15:20

Powder coating technologies supporting façade design

15:20 - 15:50

PANEL DISCUSSION: Façade ventilation: Reducing mechanical ventilation through smarter building envelopes

15:50 - 16:10

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 4

    (16.00 - 17.45)

16:10 - 16:30

Using smart-glass is as exciting as using glass smartly to work, live in healthy, sustainable and connected buildings… Discover how glass changes the building industry!

16:30 - 17:00

Double skin façades

17:00 - 17:45

PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

17:45 - 17:50

Vote of Thanks & End of the Conference

17:50 - 19:00

Networking Reception

Sponsors

Presenting Partner

Associate Partners

Networking Partner

Strategic Partner

Register Now

Registrations for this event has been closed.
For queries kindly write to us at chanda@zakgroup.com

Venue

Novotel Tour Eiffel Hotel, Paris. Kindly reach the venue on 28th June, 2018 at 8:00 am

address

Novotel Tour Eiffel Hotel, Quai de Grenelle, Paris, France

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FAQs

What is the registration fee to attend the conference?
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 obtain your entry pass for the event. Please note that the complimentary seats allocation are 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 EURO 500 applicable per delegate.
Is the online registration the final step?
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.
How long does to it take to receive the confirmation/entry pass post the online registration?
If successfully approved, it takes a maximum of 4-5 working days for the system to generate the confirmation number/pass. 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.
Can I use my personal id to register?
It is highly recommended that you use your company/official email id for registration to avoid any confirmation delay
Can I register at the venue directly?
No. All registrations are pre-approved online and no on-spot registrations are encouraged.
I received an invitation from one of the sponsors. Does it qualify as entry pass?
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.
Can the registration be transferred to another colleague from the same organisation?
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.
What do we need to bring/show at the registration desk to collect the delegate badge & kit?
The registrations start at 0800 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.
How do I get a copy of the presentations delivered at the event?
Post the conference, the organisers will be uploading all the presentations whose permission has been received to distribute online at this event website.
What are the inclusions in a full day conference session?
The full-day conference will include access to the conference hall, exhibit area, lunch and networking session, delegate kits and presentation copies.
What is the maximum limit of complimentary passes per firm?
If your firm is on our guest list, 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.
When is the final deadline for registration?
As the seats are allocated on a first come first serve basis, the registration will close once the hall seating capacity is reached.
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