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EPC Forum 2013

Growing organisational interest and capabilities for bigger projects with excellent project delivery

18-19 Mar 2013
Hilton Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Why You Should Attend

EPC Forum 2013

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A decade ago, the EPC industry comprises of a handful of gargantuan and complex projects. Today, there is no shortage of high value and complex project being executed by both private and government players. The increase in size and complexity has lead to a growing dependency on contractors' capabilities and project management skills. Slowly, the burden of project management has shifted from the owner to the contractors and with that, the risk of time and cost overruns.

The ability to manage project is highly recognised as the key deciding factor to the success of project delivery. These contracts have been viewed as long term commitments, giving due consideration to risks that can span from the project lifecycle with restraining resources available such as human resources, supply of materials and machineries.

This EPC Forum 2013 will address the challenges faced by owners and EPC contractors from scope of work to delivery of project without compromising other aspects such as handling construction risk and cost management throughout the years. Take a step further to hear it from other key speakers around the globe and exploring new working opportunities around the world.

Why should you attend?

  • Accelerate the supply chain process for faster materials procurement
  • Securing the best suppliers for best procurement process
  • Manage construction and contract risk for speedy project delivery
  • Making the right decisions and responding to changes immediately to ensure on schedule is on time
  • Recognise global opportunities in different market for EPC contract
  • Search for bigger opportunity in the market from across continents!
  • Maintaining a good relationship between owner, contractor and suppliers to ensure lesser disputes
  • Set a clear line in the level of involvement for optimal project progress

Key reasons why you and your organisation would benefit from this course:

  • Learning keys to successful project delivery through optimal risk management
  • Communicating goals and objectives of project effectively through the framework to ensure everyone works hand in hand to achieve project's goal
  • Creating a clearer focus for upward productivity from the increase in efficiency and effectiveness of resources
  • Ensuring the best use of organisation resources by focusing it on key priorities to achieve target
  • Determining key factors to bring owners and EPC contractors together under one roof to achieve profit
  • Gaining sufficient financial security measures to ensure payment is received on time
  • New market opportunity: Recognising stability of economic and political in potential new countries

Key topics:

  • Monitoring involvement levels of owners and EPC contractors for projects
  • Analysing the collaboration framework under EPC contract
  • Keeping up the schedule for construction progress rate and reducing loss in productivity
  • Leveraging on cost engineering and value management to make the best decision in unforeseen circumstances
  • Achieving positive cost control throughout project development


Previous Attendees Include

Managing Director, General Manager, Country Manager, President, Vice President, Director, Senior Manager, Manager of:
• Projects
• Construction
• Engineering (Start-up and Commissioning)
• Contracts
• Legal
• Project Finance
• Procurement
• Buyers
• Logistics
• Operations
• Finance

From these target sectors:
• Oil and Gas
• Petrochemical
• Civil Infrastructure
• Chemicals
• Power and Utilities
• Heavy Manufacturing
• Engineering Services
• Engineering Firms
• Independent Power Producers (IPP)

Why Choose marcus evans Conferences?

marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

Event Sponsors
Platinum Sponsor
IFS World
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Associate Sponsor
Construction Computer Software
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Associate Sponsor
EPC Consulting
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Event Partners

Practical Insights From

Stephen Lines
Middle East Regional President
Chartered Institute of Building

Maneesh Varma
Vice President - Iraq Operations
Punj Lloyd, UAE

Cristian Visoiu
Head of HSE Design
Petrofac Emirates, UAE

Mohammed Hammad
Executive Director
Jubail Refinery, Saudi Arabia

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Event Contact

For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

Cherrie Koay - Marketing Executive

Suite A-20-1, Level 20, Hampshire Place Office
157 Hampshire, 1, Jalan Mayang Sari,
50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

+603 2723 6662
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