About The Event

Zak World of Façades is an international conference series on façade design & engineering. The event has attracted over 25,000 delegates across its 79 completed editions as on date. It is designed as a one day conference and is currently being organised in over 30 countries in the Middle East (UAE, Qatar, Kuwait & Saudi Arabia), South Asia (India & Sri Lanka), South East Asia (Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam & Indonesia), East Asia (Hong Kong, South Korea, China & Japan), Africa (Kenya, Egypt, Morocco & South Africa), Europe (United Kingdom, France, Germany, Poland, Turkey, Ireland, Denmark & Sweden), Australasia (Australia & New Zealand) and North America (USA & Canada).

This edition is the 80th global edition and the 5th edition in UK which will showcase sustainable innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and will also display latest technological solutions from leading solution providers.

Visit www.zakwof.com for details of the previously executed events.

Who Should Attend

The event is ideal for Architects, Developers, General/Main Contractors, Façade Consultants, Façade Contractors, Sustainability/ESD Consultants, Fire Consultants, Glass Processors, Structural Consultants, Cost Consultants, Quantity Surveyors, PMC’s and related building specifiers.


Insightful Dialogues & Networking

Hear from experts in the domain of façade design, engineering, procuring and execution on their views on constructing high-performance, safe, sustainable and long lasting façades with the latest techniques and tools available. Also, network with other industry peers and leading manufacturers & solution providers to the façade industry.


Key Numbers

80

Edition

50

Speakers and Panelist

4

Sessions

1

Day

Safety Precautions*

We are incorporating measures in place to ensure a safe environment which include

  • Wearing of masks at all times
  • Maintaining the 2m social distancing guideline
  • Implementation of disinfection protocols in all areas by the Hilton housekeeping team
  • Buffet to be served by the Hilton staff behind protective partitions (no self-service of food allowed)
  • Availability of sanitisers at multiple locations
  • Counters, seats and tables in common areas are disinfected after every use
  • Conference hall capacity to apply the minimum 2m social distancing corresponding into 1 person per 4 sqm as mandated by the Local Authorities
  • Observing the maximum capacity guideline
  • Sanitising conference furniture after every session
  • Interactive Q&A done via your mobile phone
  • Individual seats are set apart at a distance equal to 2 chairs between each seat
  • Replacing the microphones filters after every use
Stay safe. We look forward to welcoming you back to our events.

*These precautions will only be applied if social distancing rules and regulations mandate them during the time of the event. As per the unlocking plan by the UK government, these are expected to be abolished by 21st June.


Speakers

Our speakers and panelists are domain experts and will ensure that the content presented at the event is meaningful with key takeaways to ponder upon. Initial list of speakers, more to be added as we progress.

Alain Garnier

Alain Garnier

Country Director - UK & Ireland, Saint-Gobain SageGlass

Alain Garnier

Country Director - UK & Ireland, Saint-Gobain SageGlass

Topic: Dynamic Glass as an IoT Building Element

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Alain Garnier

Allan Gibson

Market Development Manager UK & I, Kuraray - Trosifol® World of Interlayers

Allan Gibson

Market Development Manager UK & I, Kuraray - Trosifol® World of Interlayers

Topic: Factors to Consider When Designing with Laminated Glass

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Ana Araujo

Ana Araujo

UK Façades Group Leader, Buro Happold

Ana Araujo

UK Façades Group Leader, Buro Happold

Topic: TBC

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Aneel Kilaire

Aneel Kilaire

Associate - Façade Consultant, Wintech

Aneel Kilaire

Associate - Façade Consultant, Wintech

Topic: Embodied Carbon of Facades: A Case Study Analysis and Future Focus

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Damian Rogan

Damian Rogan

Director of Façade Engineering, Eckersley O'Callaghan

Damian Rogan

Director of Façade Engineering, Eckersley O'Callaghan

Topic: TBC

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David Entwistle

David Entwistle

Head of Major Projects, Saint-Gobain Glass

David Entwistle

Head of Major Projects, Saint-Gobain Glass

Topic: Infinity and Before

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David Metcalfe

David Metcalfe

Director, Centre for Window and Cladding Technology

David Metcalfe

Director, Centre for Window and Cladding Technology

Topic: TBC

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Dimitris Vitalis

Dimitris Vitalis

Senior Façade Engineer, WSP

Dimitris Vitalis

Senior Façade Engineer, WSP

Topic: TBC

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Eric Parry

Eric Parry

Director, Eric Parry Architects

Eric Parry

Director, Eric Parry Architects

Topic: TBC

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Gianluca Rapone

Gianluca Rapone

Associate, FMDC

Gianluca Rapone

Associate, FMDC

Topic: TBC

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James Brackenreed-Johnston

James Brackenreed-Johnston

Specification Manager, Proctor Group

James Brackenreed-Johnston

Specification Manager, Proctor Group

Topic: Simplifying Airtightness

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Leigh Easden

Leigh Easden

Associate Director, Thornton Tomasetti

Leigh Easden

Associate Director, Thornton Tomasetti

Topic: TBC

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Murray Levinson

Murray Levinson

Partner, Squire & Partners

Murray Levinson

Partner, Squire & Partners

Topic: Contemporary Craft in Context

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Peter Swallow

Peter Swallow

Associate / Sustainability Manager, Grimshaw

Peter Swallow

Associate / Sustainability Manager, Grimshaw

Topic: TBC

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Stephen Tanno

Stephen Tanno

Director Pre-Construction Services, Schüco International

Stephen Tanno

Director Pre-Construction Services, Schüco International

Topic: TBC

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Will Perkin

Will Perkin

Group Managing Director, SE Controls

Will Perkin

Group Managing Director, SE Controls

Topic: The Golden Thread and Live Compliance

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Schedule

The event agenda is split into multiple sessions separated by networking break-out sessions.


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The programme is correct at time of publishing. However, given the seniority of our speakers and the nature of their roles, speakers may subsequently substitute or excuse themselves from the programme. This is always regrettable, and we will always try to replace the speaker with a speaker with equivalent insight. You can find the most up-to-date programme on this website.




Partners

Meet our industry leading suppliers who play a key role in this event. Visit their booths to know more about their products & solutions and how they can help play a role in defining your projects.
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Networking Partners

Event Registration

Register for the event below. All our registrations are subject to validation from our team. More details in the FAQ section.

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TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR COMPLIMENTARY SEATS: Complimentary seats are reserved exclusively for Architects, Consultants, Contractors, Developers, Fabricators, Government Officials & PMC's. The organizers reserve the right to allocate these complimentary seats at their discretion.

Image Gallery

Images from a select previous global editions of Zak World of Façades


Video Gallery

Snippets from a select previous global editions of Zak World of Façades

  • London 2019
  • Dubai 2021
  • New York 2019
  • Sydney 2019
  • Manchester 2019
  • Singapore 2019

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the event.

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 attain 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 GBP 750 applicable per delegate.

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.

If successfully approved, the confirmation number/pass is sent within of 3-4 working days of registration or earlier.

It is highly recommended that you use your company/official email id for registration to avoid any confirmation delay.

No. All registrations are pre-approved online and no on-spot registrations are encouraged.

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.

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.

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.

Post the conference, the organisers will be uploading all the presentations who's permission has been received to distribute online at this event website.

The full-day conference will include access to the conference hall, exhibit area, lunch and networking session, delegate kits and presentation copies.

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.

As the seats are allocated on a first come first serve basis, the registration will close once the hall seating capacity is reached.

Apart from the high standard hygiene protocols and checks from the Marriott team, we will be implementing the standard operating procedures and guidelines mandated by the local authorities to ensure a safe event. Please refer to the detailed safety precautions at the top of this page.

Yes. A few of the event elements will be hybrid. One such element will be the lectures and discussions which we will stream online for those who are unable to make it in-person. More details will be provided closer to the event.

Venue


London Hilton on Park Lane, Kindly reach the venue on 30th Sept, 2021 at 8:00 am

Address

London Hilton on Park Lane, Greater London, England, United Kingdom, W1K 1BE

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