25 - 28 November 2019

Dubai World Trade Centre

The Region’s Premier Event for Natural Stone, Marble, Granite, Design and Technology

The Stone Conference is the 3-day CPD certified premier learning platform that offers free-to-attend keynotes, panel discussions, case studies and expert presentations to the Middle East Stone attendees.

Middle East Stone partners with key associations and industry experts to bring you a comprehensive educational program that will help keep you up to date on the latest emerging trends, technological advancements, skills requirements and market insights in the regional and global stone industry.

With content provided by our expert speakers, there’s something for everyone to learn at The Stone Conference. In 2019, we are bringing you 3 days of curated content that will allow you the tools you need to return to the office with actionable ideas and plans. Whether your focus is residential, commercial, industrial, institution or mixed-use buildings, you’ll walk away with new ideas and information that can be immediately put to use.


• Three full days of FREE curated content including cutting-edge case studies, keynotes and panel discussions - all with actionable learning
• Continuing education credits – conference sessions are CPD certified
• Solutions to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace
• Expanded focus on stone installation and maintenance efficiency, supply management, contracts and other valuable market information for your contract business efficiencies.


Chuck Muehlbauer
Technical Director
Natural Stone Institute

Ana D'Castro
Senior Architect & MD
Bia Architecture

Duncan Denley 
Managing Director 
desert INK

Ellen Søhoel 
XBD Collective



Nigel Eckersall
Director of Design & Development 
VX Studio

Scott Coombes 
Managing Partner 

Dr Shetha Alzubaidi 
CEO & Partner
Brookson Project Management

Vincenzo Spina
Stone Consultant & Engineer
Stonex Consulting



Belarmino Cordero
Head of Facades

Robert Dawber
Façade Engineer – Middle East & Europe
Inhabit Group

Eric Fajut
Principal Landscape Architect
Dubai Municipality

Leon Single
Project Manager
desert INK

Mohamed Kader
Business Development
Egymar International

Sajiv Shrivastva
Business Development Manager
Al Milad (Rocmet Corporation Group)

Will Bennett
Senior Landscape Architect
desert INK