10 Ways to Guard Your Limited Dollars for Procurement of Electrical & Electronics Products

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Seminar for Procurement Managers and Engineers from contracting companies and large end users of Electrical and Electronics Equipment.

Where and When
Wed June 1st, 2016
Novotel Hotel, World Trade Centre
Dubai, UAE

Meant For
Procurement Managers from Contractors and large End Users
of Electrical and Electronics products such as

  • Power & Distribution Transformers
  • Switchgear Components and Panels
  • Motors & Controllers
  • HV / MV / LV Cables
  • Lighting Fittings & Fixtures
  • Wires and Conductors
  • BMS, Automation systems
  • Meters and Instrumentation
  • Energy Saving Equipment
  • Alternative Energy Generators

The Ten Questions 

  • How “Procurement” of electrical and electronics products can add true value to a contracting organization by widening the supplier base, making use of innovation and above all reducing costs of execution for the same billing value of the project?
  • Challenges “Procurement” faces in “Electrical and Electronic products due to fast changing technology and product obsolescence?
  • How procurement of Electrical and Electronics products and solutions can change the way contracts are costed before bidding?
  • Role of e- procurement and technology in procuring Electrical and Electronics products.
  • The Mega Difference which Business groups with multiple companies could make through “Clubbed Group Procurement” of Electrical and Electronics products drastically reducing  the procurement costs, ensuring consistent quality and interchangeability.
  • How Procurement dept can and should change the old buyer – seller mentality in to “solution seeker – solution provider” relationship to the mutual advantage of both, for Electrical and Electronics products?
  • How the Electrical and Electronics Solution Provider can help the Procurement to answer the finance function – which is always dollar driven.
  • Relative advantages and disadvantages of buying “Fit For The Purpose” specifications  rather than a pack of features which may never be used.
  • How Procurement can benefit from SME sources for Electrical and Electronics Products.
  • Finally what could be the actual impact of swinging Oil prices on Procurement of Electrical and Electronics products in the region.


  • There is a limited number of free participation seats ONLY for Contractors and large End Users of Electrical and Electronics products, but subject to prior registration and confirmation.
  • A documentation fee of AED 75 per head is payable at the event site
  • Participation fees for other categories appear in the registration form.
  • After the request is received you will receive a confirmation by email along with your admit pass to enable your entry at the seminar. 

The Agenda 

    • Session I
      A total of 5 Procurement Directors, Consultants, Industry Experts will present their answers to one or two of the 10 questions above.  Each 15 minutes presentation will be followed by 10 Minutes of Q&A.
    • Session II
      A panel discussion with 4 experts comprising senior technical / management from Manufacturer/s from each product category. Moderated by Ravinder Bhan
    • Session III
      Post Lunch Networking and One to One interactions
Number of seats is limited – please submit the form below before May 10th to avoid disappointment.

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Featured Speakers


Procurement Director at EFECO LLC (Subsidiary of Arabtec Holding PJSC)

Emirates Falcon Electromechanical Company (EFECO) LLC, established in 2001 is a fully owned subsidiary of Arabtec Holding, PJSC, which is one of the biggest and most respected MEP giants engaged in electromechanical building services in the Middle East employing over 5000 people.

Ali Sadeddin has been in the construction sector for over 20 years, with more than 13 years of intensive contribution to procurement and operations in the sector. During his work at EFECO he built the Procurement Department and set the required procedures and policies for procurement function that are aligned with the industry requirements.

He has also set the standards and processes for supplier performance evaluation as per the procurement best practice. Ali is a sought after speaker in business management, procurement and supply chain management’s related subjects.

Eng. Basel Shaddad
Sr. Adviser Performance and Strategy (Logistics and Oil operations) The Abu Dhabi Company for Petroleum Oil Operations(ADCO)

Er. Basel leads the development and implementation of a comprehensive and robust Asset/Function Performance Management framework which enables control, continuous feedback, and decision-support across all aspects of the Asset/Function business operations. In alignment with corporate guidelines and requirements.
He undertakes continuous reviews on asset performance, identifies performance shortfalls and triggers remedial action in coordination with stakeholders, Re-aligns efforts to ensure optimal business objectives and targets are met.

He is the Interface with Manufacturers, consultants, ministries, and local Government, Major Groups as well as other external agencies, guides and coordinates strategic / annual business planning activities.

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