22-23 January 2018
Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, Dubai, UAE

Karim Elshafie

General Manager
MVL Firestop

Karim is the General Manager of MVL Firestop and possess 13 years’ experience in MENA region. He developed MVL to be a market leader in firestop products within 3 years, having presence in most region countries, and he grew its turnover by 700% in two years. Karim holds an Environmental Design and Urban Planning Pre-Masters and graduated from Ain Shams University in 2005 with an Architectural Engineering degree. He designed several mega projects in Egypt including Industrial Cities, Resorts and mixed-use buildings. Karim possesses a traceable track record and impeccable technical knowhow demonstrated in various roles within the construction industry. Karim is an expert with Construction Chemicals in Waterproofing, Old buildings restoration, Concrete Repair, Industrial Flooring, Joint Sealing Grouts, Anchors and Bonding, Tile and Natural Stone Laying Adhesives and Grouts, EIFS systems, passive fire protection and firestopping.



1:40 PM Firestopping in hotels: Ensuring the life protection and property safety

With the increase of building fires in the Middle East region, the issue of fire safety has framed the concerns of hotel owners and operators. This presentation will discuss some of the advanced technologies and fire-stop materials that professionals should consider when they look to safeguard their hotels.


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