ACCRA, Ghana, November 29, 2023/- As the day for the largest international Summit for the building, construction and real estate industry maiden event in Ghana, the African Continental Sustainable Built Environment Industry Summit (ACEACFMS 2023), draws closer, confirmations are coming in from both in-person and virtual participants within Ghana, Africa, Canada, Australia & New Zealand among others
West African Sub-region
Some of the high profile in-person participants from the West African sub-region who have confirmed their participation are, Engr Dr. Modasiru Bola (Principal Partner Prolarank Nigeria Limited currently, the National Secretary General of the Nigeria Institution of Highway and Transportation Engineers and Engr Essono Alain, Training Consultant, the National Civil Engineers Association of Cameroon.
Confirmations for virtual participation has already been received from Canada, Australia & New Zealand as well as South Africa.
Being organized as collaborative effort between the Africa Continental Engineering & Construction Network (ACECN) and GM Bamboo Eco-City Ltd, the expects a total participant score of thousand (1000+), about 500 Ghanaian and foreign in-person participants and 200 virtual and 300 virtual international participants with particular reference to those from Angola, Cameroon, Congo-Brazzaville, Cote D’Ivoire, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, The Gambia and Togo.
Aims & Objectives
By far, it is the singular and most impactful Sustainability Summit that brings together all sector players across the African continent to discuss industry best practices, contemporary innovations and technologies that have the potential of influencing decision making for a resilient African Engineering, Construction and Real Estate Industry and by extension, creating a high-level business networking opportunity for all stakeholders both locally and across the globe.
The objective is to set the stage for the transitioning of the conventional built environment to a sustainable built environment whilst creating opportunity for high-end business networking to foster synergy and high-level business partnerships/collaborations for corporate growth and for the African continental prosperity at large.
Who to Attend
Influential building contractors, road contractors, professional practicing civil engineers, electrical engineers, surveyors, planners, architects, project managers, real estate developers, building and construction material/equipment suppliers, glaziers and fabricators.
Also included are, interior deco professionals/companies, roofing companies/technicians, transport & logistics companies, facility management institutions/professionals, construction project financiers, investors, project insurance institutions, artisans among others.
Being held for the first time under the theme: INTEGRATING SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENT FOR SOCIO-ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION THROUGH THE USE OF DIGITAL TWIN TECHNOLOGIES, the organizers plan to make it a most bespoke annual industry event.
Benefits to be derived by Participants
The event seeks to create an enabling business environment and opportunity for participants to land big contracts, seal potential partnership deals, boost sales, build strong network with the most influential industry players, get signed on to top-rated projects/contractors/professionals across the African continent and beyond has finally come.
“You have the opportunity to interact with and do business with our principal sponsors and consultants among few are, GM-Bamboo Eco-City Ltd, Rockville Construction Ltd, B5 Plus Group, Aya Fabrications & Engineering Ltd, Premier Steel Ltd, Neuce Paints Ltd, Primus Group, the McDan Group, Eris Properties, Ezojam Ltd, etc.,” said,Sir Daniels Kontie, President to ACECN.
African Continental Sustainable Built Environment Summit Partners
The event Partners include, the Ghana Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET-GH), the Ghana Institution of Surveyors (GhIS), the Ghana Institution of Architects (GhIA), the Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors of Ghana (ABCECG), the Ghana Institution of Planners (GhIP), the Association of Road Contractors, Ghana, (ASROC), among several others.
African Continental Sustainable Built Environment Summit Principal Sponsors/Partners
The Principal Sponsors and partners of the event include, Premier Steel Ltd, Youngi Design Consult Ltd, McDan Group, Aya Toptech & Fabrication Ltd, Bamboo Eco-City, Berock Construction Ltd, G-IBF Ltd, among several others.
Chief Guest of Honour: H.E. JOHN DRAMANI MAHAMA, FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF GHANA;
Guest of Honour/Main Keynote Speaker: ING. MRS. CARLIEN BOU-CHEDID, Earthquake and Structural Engineer; Former President of Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE) and Immediate Past President of Federation of African Engineering Organizations
Guest of Honour/Keynote Speaker: DASEBRE KWESI EWUSI VII, the Paramount Chief of Abeadze Traditional Area, Central Region of Ghana Past Member of Council of State, Former Vice President National House of Chiefs, Former President Central Region House of Chiefs;
Guest of Honour/Keynote Speaker: DR. DANIEL MCKORLEY Executive Chairman of McDan Group of Companies
Host Opening Remarks and Individual Introductory Messages to One Another The host will welcome the participants to the African Continental Sustainable Built Environment Industry Summit. The host will facilitate the individual introductions and offer an overview of the summit objectives and upcoming agenda for the day.
You are Sustainable Built Environment Industry by MR. DANIEL KONTIE, President and CEO, African Continental Engineering & Construction Network, The Organizers of the Built Environment Sustainability Summit. The Organizer of the Built Environment Sustainability Summit will explain the significance of the summit and the strategic networking and knowledge dissemination campaigns that guide our work.
Main Keynote Address Integrating Sustainable Built Environment Industry for Socio-economic Transformation Through the use of Digital Twin Technologies by ING. MRS. CARLIEN BOU-CHEDID, Earthquake and Structural Engineer; Former President of Ghana Institution of Engineering (GhIE) and Immediate Past President of Federation of African Engineering Organizations
Keynote Talk I
Providing Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management Services for Socio-Economic Transformation of the Sustainable Built Environment Industry DR. DANIEL MCKORLEY Executive Chairman of McDan Group of Companies
Keynote Talk III Land Dispute Resolution Sustainable Land Acquisition for Sustainable Infrastructure Development in the face of Climate Crisis DAASEBRE KWEBU EWUSI VII, The Paramount Chief of Abeadze Traditional Area in the Central Region, Past Member of Council of State, Former Vice President National House of Chiefs, Former President Central Region House of Chiefs
Technical Sessions Workshops Oral Presentations
Refocusing Ghana’s EARTHQUAKE Preparedness and Response for Socio-Economic Transformation Through the use of Digital Twin Technologies ING. MRS. CARLIEN BOU-CHEDID, Earthquake and Structural Engineer
Refocusing Ghana’s FLOOD Preparedness and Response for Socio-Economic Transformation Through the use of Digital Twin Technologies PROF. DIVINE AHADZIE, Head of Centre for Settlement Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Transforming the Built Environment through the use of Sustainable Materials – BAMBOO PRODUCTS AND LESSER-KNOWN & LESSER-USED TIMBER SPECIES – based on the Digital Twin Technologies by ING. PROF. EMMANUEL APPIAH-KUBI
African Continental Sustainable Built Environment Industry Excellence Awards Ceremony
The categories of the event awards ceremony component include the following: Excellence in Technology & Innovation Award 2. Excellence in Environmental Sustainability and Green Financing Award 3. Emerging Green Business Award 4. Excellence in Professional Service Award and 5. Supreme Business Excellence Award
Date: 14th December,2023
Time: 9.00-5.00 pm
Venue:De-Icon Conference Centre,East Legon,Accra
Note to Editors
AFRICA CONTINENTAL ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION NETWORK (ACECN)
Since its establishment five years ago, ACECN has been at the forefront of the construction and engineering industry in the region, undertaking diverse projects of varying scales and complexities.
GM BAMBOO ECO-CITY LTD. is a fully integrated Urban Farm Eco-City design, investment, development and management Limited Liability Company based in Ghana.
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