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RIBA & DIT Architecture & Design Networking Reception

RIBA International Regions

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 from 17:00 to 19:00 (Gulf Standard Time United Arab Emirates Time)

RIBA & DIT Architecture & Design Networking Reception

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Non member 23 Sep 2019 Free  
RIBA Member   more info 23 Sep 2019 Free  
RIBA Student Member   more info 23 Sep 2019 Free  

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RIBA is delighted to partner with UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) on the Architecture & Design Networking Reception.

The event will take place immediately after the Cityscape Global Conference, on 24 September 2019 between 17:00 and 19:00.

Interested in working in the region?

Please join us to hear from Simon Penney, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for the Middle East, Afghanistan and Pakistan, who will highlight the opportunities for architects across the region and the support that DIT can offer.

Want to find out more about Expo 2020 Dubai?

Our guest speaker, Dr Robert Platt Vice President, Site Design Integration Expo 2020, will cover the highlights of the Expo’s master plan, its transition to its legacy development, and speak about the iconic theme pavilions.

The talk will be followed by a networking reception which will be an opportunity for you to meet and connect with other architects and built environment professionals based in the region.

Places are limited so please book to avoid disappointment.

We look forward to meeting you there!


Architecture & Design Networking Reception – 24th September 2019

InterContinental Dubai, Festival City





Welcome: Alan Vallance, CEO RIBA



‘Setting the context: Opportunities for architects across the region’

Simon Penney, HM Trade Commissioner, Middle East, Afghanistan & Pakistan



‘Welcoming the world to Dubai: Expo 2020’

Dr Robert Platt, Vice President Visitor Experience Integration


18: 20

Canapes and networking 






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InterContinental Dubai, Festival City

United Arab Emirates

Tuesday, 24 September 2019 from 17:00 to 19:00 (Gulf Standard Time United Arab Emirates Time)

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