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Speakers line-up finalised for IPAF Middle East Convention


The speakers and guest panellists have been announced for the third annual IPAF Middle East Convention, which is set to take place on 7 November 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Technical best practice advice, safety guidance and powered access industry topics will be discussed at the event, and confirmed speakers for the event are:

  • Steve Carpenter, Head of Health, Safety & Risk Management, WSP
  • Kevin Crilly, Lifting Equipment Engineers Association
  • Rupert Douglas-Jones, Technical & Safety Officer, IPAF
  • John Ewing, Department Manager, Training & Capacity Building, OSHAD
  • Abdullah Ghamdi, Lead Safety Advisor & Project Manager, Saudi Aramco and IOSH Coordinator, Saudi Arabia
  • Angel Ibanez, Global Representative for MCWPs & related products, IPAF
  • Phil Jones, Service Manager, JLG
  • Sharbel Kordahi, Managing Director, Genie Terex

Rounding off the morning and afternoon sessions, will be panel discussions, chaired by Tim Whiteman CEO & MD of IPAF, and Rob Cavaleri, Regional & Technical Operations Manager, Manlift UAE, including:

  • Abdulaziz Al Bassam, GTE, Saudi Arabia
  • Chris Bridle, Aecom
  • Chris Brocklehurst, Hertz Equipment, Qatar
  • Andrew Cook, Khansaheb
  • Matthew Cox, Chairman – UAE Branch, IIRSM
  • John Ewing, Department Manager – OSHAD
  • Matthew Jackson, Chairman – UAE Branch, IOSH
  • Dean Jones, AJI Rental Equipment, UAE
  • Subhi Khudairi, Khudairi Group, Iraq
  • Mike Palmer, Rapid Access, UAE
  • Dr Ali Salem, UAE Ministry of Labour

The annual IPAF Middle East Convention brings together key industry professionals, representing a full spectrum of the industry, including manufacturers, dealers, training companies, users and operators; providing an exceptional educational and networking opportunity for all.

Online booking is now open and IPAF members receive two free delegate places if booked before 24 October 2017 (Individual Associate or Small User members receive one free delegate place). Each additional place and the non-member delegate price is $111 per person.

A networking event will be held on the evening before the convention in the Marina Garden at the Intercontinental Hotel, from 18:00-20:00 local time. All registered delegates are invited to attend.

Visit www.ipaf.org/meconvention for more information, a provisional programme and for online booking. Please note the advertised speakers’ line-up is subject to change.


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