Last day of the 2nd Annual Future Interiors Qatar 2015 Conference
Yesterday, Monday 7 September 2015, the first day of Future Interiors Qatar 2015 Conference was a great success.It took place at the Intercontinental Hotel The City – Doha and focused on main areas in interiors design, fit-outs and contracting in Qatar’s Interiors sector.
More than 100 attendees took part in Future Interiors Qatar – Day 1. It brought together key players across the industry’s value chain: government officials, industry regulators, project owners, project managers, design professionals, contractors and consultants, and solution providers.
Delegates at Future Interiors Qatar conference enjoyed exciting presentations on day 1 such as “Creating a space that effectively reflects an organization’s image” explaining how office spaces can inspire staff and impress clients and visitors,delivered by Matthew Kobylar, Director of Interiors and Workplace Strategy at Arney Fender Katsalidis. Another interesting presentation was given by Ali Mangera, Director ofMangeraYvars Architects, clarifying how buildings interiors create intricate learning space and addressing the question of contemporary Islamic identity. Additional presentations took place among which: “Creating high end, quality interior design without exorbitant cost implications” by DorotaNazarewicz, Head of Department – Interior Design at Arab Engineering Bureau (AEB), Colors and their role in buildings and trends of 2015 by Karl Johan Bertilsson, Creative Director NCS Color Academy atHempel Paints and “Addressing the important role that light plays in creating vibrant and healthy spaces” by SoumyaVijaya, Sustainability Manager at Qatar Green Leaders.
The response to this Interiors event was hugely positive as delegates and sponsors enjoyed the high quality of the speaker panel as well as the opportunities to network with the industry’s key decision makers. This is what some of the participants and delegates had to say:
“Excellent. Wish the conference could last for one week” – Project Engineer, Ashghal.
“Very good, it’s very helpful” – Interior Designer, Qatar Foundation.
“Very good. Interesting and to the point for any Interior Designer who needs to improve his knowledge” – Interior Designer, Al AQSA.
“A very good conference compared to others I’ve attended in Qatar. The future Interiors conference powered by Project Qatar provided a good range of speakers with interesting subject matter. The presentations, vendor stands and networking were a great platform for my team and I to learn, to be inspired and grow” – Director of Interior Design, Hamad Medical Corporation.
Today, Future Interiors Qatar’s second day will host speakers from Ashghal “Public Works Authority”, ASTAD Project Management, Qatar Foundation, Open Doors Consulting, Modelical,Kasian Qatar Consulting LLC, Omrania& Associates – KSA, the Italian Architecture and Design Association, Institute of Architects Registration Board in Rome – Italy.
The presentations will address the following topics: BIM in Interiors Design, the impact of Neuroscience in the Interiors Design Discipline, Green and Environmental friendly issues involved with interior design and creating high end Interior Spaces for Open Learning Campus and High Tech Work Environments.
For further information about Future Interiors Qatar, please visit http://www.futureinteriorsqatar.com/