Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat

Delegate Feedback

A summary of delegate feedback from the congress is now available. Click here to view this.

“I thoroughly enjoyed the Dubai Congress and heard many favorable comments about it.”
Peter Wynne Rees,
City of London Corporation – Keynote Speaker

“This congress has become one of the highest learning opportunities for me relative to conferences.”
Jim Rothwell, Callison – Delegate

“Great networking and access to resources.”
Charles Porter, Development Management Associates LLC – Delegate

“I enjoyed attending the world congress as it provided an excellent opportunity to see what is happening around the world and to catch up with the latest trends in tall building design.”
Brett Taylor,
Bornhorst & Ward  – Session Chair

“The CTBUH Congress in Dubai was a great event, allowing us to meet face to face with a wide range of industry experts. We sponsored the event and had an exhibition stand, both decisions proved to be a sound investment with great interest shown in our specialist services and fantastic exposure for Olive Group.”
Liam Anderstrem,
Olive Group – Exhibitor

“I thought the event was spectacular and very well received.”
Richard Marshall,
Woods Bagot – Session Chair

“I am evaluating the Congress in Dubai as very high, it belongs to the best I have participated in, and I have participated in almost all.  The subjects of the Congress were well selected and very interesting showing a broad scope of problems and achievements. Participation was excellent and organization was good. I have learned a lot and the congress proceedings are a very valuable source of knowledge for professional work, and a very valuable book in any professional’s library.”
Ryszard Kowalczyk,
University of Beira Interior – Delegate

“Just to say thanks for all your hospitality in Dubai. I enjoyed the conference and doing my bit. Thanks for persuading me to go in the first place!”
Ken Shuttleworth,
MAKE Architects – Speaker

“Great conference! I thought everything went very well. Great presentations and great logistics.”
Sadhu Johnston,
City of Chicago – Keynote Speaker

“A very technical conference, so as a commercial developer I appreciated the three track approach. I was particularly impressed with the various discussions, papers and presentations on what is sustainable development. The comment that resonated with me was that buildings should be all about performance and we should move beyond LEED to “LEEP” as a new standard substituting Design for Performance.”
Douglas Howe,
Touchstone Corporation – Delegate

“The evening reception, dinner and golf were outstanding.”
Christian Plue,
Webcor – Delegate

“It’s a great place to get together with the leaders of our industry and we always come away with both leads on projects and new ideas on how to improve and expand our services to better address future industry trends.”
Roy Denoon,
CPP Wind Engineering – Speaker

“This is one of the best events that the council has had for some time. The diversification in attendance of this conference was excellent and it was great to see so many friends, professionals and colleagues.”
Ahmad Abdelrazaq,
Samsung Corporation – Speaker

“Outstanding conference.”
Hamid Kia,
RMJM Hillier – Delegate

“The choice of city for the 2008 CTBUH World Congress was excellent.”
Hi Sun Choi, Thornton Tomasetti – Delegate

“I can measure the benefits from this congress by the amount of knowledge, new projects and new actors I came across. By that scale, I can say the congress exceeded my expectations.”
Ali Bouziri,
Woods Bagot – Delegate