10 - 11 May United Arab Emirates, Dubai

Tekla User Days 2018 Middle East



Welcome to Tekla User Days 2018!

About the event

We at Tekla cherish what’s most important to us, and that’s YOU, our Users. Every year we bring you TEKLA USERS DAYS (TUDS), to keep you informed and share with you all the latest updates, hints and tricks to utilize our software to the fullest!

This year we are bringing you not just one, but a 2 day exciting experience! With the theme TRULY CONSTRUCTIBLE, the 2 day event will be an enjoyable learning experience, where you will develop your skills through 1-to-1 sessions with professional Tekla trainers, hints, tips and tricks by our partners and experts, as well as meeting and networking with industry colleagues and other Tekla users during our full day sessions.

Limited Seats, so click below to register NOW!


10 - 11 - May - 2018


Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre
Wasl Ballroom


To register for the event please complete the Registration Form.


Registration fees

TS Customers Price
On Maintenance
Off Maintenance
Early bird pricing
200 AED
300 AED
Regular pricing
400 AED
500 AED
Last minute pricing
500 AED
700 AED


We have planned exciting 2 days for you, filled with discussions, hands on training, updates, networking and lots of entertainment throughout the day!

Time Master the New Side Property Pane Drawings Managements Tools Rebar Detailing
9:00 - 9:45
The new property pane replaces the previously used model object properties dialog boxes. Property pane offers a new modern and powerful method to handle object properties in Tekla Structures. Practicing the new drawing export embedded tool and try the new drawing content manger and practice the direct table layout editor. Learn how to use Rebar sets for slab reinforcement modeling and how to automate drawing creation. Learn how to use Drawing content manager in reinforcement drawings.
  Trimble Connect - Your latest collaboration environment Tekla Online Services Precast Detailing
10:00 - 10:45
Accessible via Desktop, Mobile, or Web, Trimble Connect allows users to view, share, and access project information from anywhere, at anytime eLearning + Lics+MS+OS+Support Tool + Contacting support best practices + top 10 in 2017 + New developer center site. Master the new Geometry detailing strip tool and how to use it for sandwich wall thickenings with Wall Layout tool.
  Introduction to Tekla API & ME Tools Drawing Productivity Features New Popular Extensions (Steel)
11:15 - 12:00
This master class will give you the first steps to understand and create your own unique tools and components in a easy to learn guide with direct instructions and help from our developers. Testing and trying the latest added features for drawings. Get to know the most popular Tekla Extensions tailored to solve particular requirements requested by users around the world.










Our line-up of top industry and Trimble speakers will discuss aspects of Tekla that will give you an aspect of our software from different viewpoints, real world cases of how our Tekla has been more than proficient to resolving matters, new features and extensions that makes Tekla Structures truly a one of a kind product, and much more! From senior leaders who are behind the vision, to the tech-savvy users and trainers of the software, we guarantee you will learn something new and interesting throughout the event.

John Doe

Denis McNelis

Engineering Manager at BAM Higgs & Hill LLC

Engineering Manager with responsibility for the coordination of all structural aspects of the Museum of the Future Project in Dubai. Specialties: Structural steel design, Coordination, Conflict resolution, Specialist Technical Advisor

John Doe

Omar Al Moutlak

Marketing Manager at Trimble Solutions Middle East

An experienced marketing & events management professional with an MBA in Business Management & more than 19 years of experience in B2B marketing and events management. A strategic thinker and a motivational leader, accustomed to coping with multi-faceted reputation management issues on local and international scale in the Construction, BIM, technology, Software, Real Estate & Development, Advertising & the printing industry. Omar is an expert marketer, with a proven track record in delivering strategic and creative marketing solutions to improve & elevate business in distinguished levels.

John Doe

Islam Radwan

Technical Consultant, Sales at Trimble Solutions Middle East

Islam Radwan obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Structural Engineering from Ain-Shams University in Egypt. He joined AIC in 2008, producing design and detailing for steel connections for the first couple of years. Afterwards, he became Tekla Technical Support and Developer, leading a team of 3 developers working together to create connection design software that integrated with Tekla Structures. He was awarded the Tekla Global Open API competition twice, once in 2010 and later in 2012. Islam joined the Tekla Middle East office in 2015 as Technical Consultant, and he is responsible for providing technical support, training and consultation to Trimble Solutions Middle East customers, as well as working closely with Account Managers and providing technical demonstrations to potential customers.

John Doe

Paul Wallett

Regional Director at Trimble Solutions Middle East

Mr. Paul began his career in the construction industry 27 years ago. A 1992 civil and structural engineering graduate from Leeds Metropolitan University, he spent many years working as a structural draughtsman and project engineer. An industry expert with hands on field knowledge, he was one of the early adopters of 3D structural modeling. Paul subsequently transitioned to the software construction business where he has remained since. With his excellent knowledge of enterprise, ERP and BIM technology solutions, Paul has spent the last 19 years in the UK, Far East, USA and now the Middle East providing support, training, consulting and management thus enabling commercial engineering, offshore EPC companies, fabricators and contractors to successfully adopt BIM. Paul is based in Dubai and leads as the Area Business Director for UAE operations.

John Doe

Elina Punkkinen

Technical Consultant at Trimble Solutions Middle East

Elina is Technical Consultant for Trimble Solutions in the Middle East for the last four years. Elina has six years of engineering experience working for an engineering company in Finland.

John Doe

Mohammad Alazraq

Technical Engineer at Trimble Solutions Middle East

Mohammad Al Azraq is the Technical Support Engineer at Trimble Solutions Middle East. He is an ambitious and a dedicated Structural Engineer with strong practical and technical skills and a range of experience within the construction and engineering industry.
With over 4 years of experience with Tekla Software and many additional years in the industry itself, Azraq has gained a reputation for his skills in evaluation and analysis of designs, determining its overall effectiveness, model designing and Building Information Modelling (BIM) in general.

John Doe

Raja Abu Al Ruz

Software Specialist at Trimble Solutions Middle East

8+ Years with Trimble Solutions as Technical Consultant.
Develop/Implement new applications, plugins and add-on tools based on required specification according to Tekla Structures development guidelines, and provide technical support for Trimble Solutions Middle East customers.

John Doe

Kai Häkkinen

Sales Director at Trimble Solutions Middle East

Kai Häkkinen passed from the University of Oulu, Finland with an M.Sc. degree in Civil Engineering. He has been in Construction industry since 1991. He has been involved with Trimble Solutions 13 years in the software business. He worked five years in WSP Finland (Buildings, Industry and Bridges). He has been in Qatar 3 years and four years in Dubai. Now he serves as the Sales Director in Trimble Solutions.

John Doe

Robert Marsh

Commercial / Technical Manager at Metsec

For the last 20 years I have been assisting Consulting Engineers design and specify Cold Rolled Purlin Systems , and educate them on the latest product invitations and design software advances through lunch and learn CPD seminars.

John Doe

Gaurav Shah

Technical Manager at Trimble Solutions Middle East

Gaurav Shah has a mechanical engineering background with 15 years of experience in structural steel detailing & fabrication industry. In Tekla (now Trimble), he has worked at various positions heading the technical team in providing technical support, training, software customization, presales activities & project consultation to implement Tekla BIM software solution in many leading organizations and has widely traveled abroad professionally. In his current position as Technical Manager, he is heading the Technical services department and is instrumental in educating, implementing, supporting & promoting BIM awareness in existing & new customers

John Doe

Octaviano PARAISO

Production / BIM Manager at Systra IBT

Mr. Paraiso has 15 years of experience in the design and construction of significant bridge projects throughout the world.Since 2005 he has been working in global major infrastructure projects with experience of over 40 bridges along his career. Current working as Production / BIM Manager of the Middle East branch of Systra IBT. Most notably the Third Panama Crossing (Panama), Riyadh Metro Project (Saudi Arabia), Shimla Bypass Cable Stayed Bridge (India), South Road Superway (South Australia).

John Doe

Hany Salah

Area Business Manager at Trimble Solutions Middle East

Hany Salah is an Area Business Manager expert with a construction and structural engineering background. Being a highly capable individual with a strong academic background, Hany also possesses a comprehensive understanding of the technical elements with regard to civil engineering. He possesses incredible BIM technology workflow analysis, implementation execution, planning and managing the BIM implementation process capabilities.


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Mohsin Ali Khan

Business Development Manager at STRUMIS

B.E. Mechanical Engineering with over 12 years’ Experience in Steel (Maintenance, Application, Sales, Marketing). Based out of Mumbai, settled in Dubai for over 2.5 years now.

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Dr. Andreas Hofer

Managing and Sales Director at Zemen

Born (1964) in Vienna, Austria, studied at the WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business). He made his doctorate in economical science and gathered profound experience with Energy Generation, Water Treatment and Thermal Façade Insulation Technologies. Since 2005 active as a Managing and Sales Director at Zeman Bauelemente Produktionsges.m.b.H. – Mechanical Engineering for Structural Steel Fabrication. A part of Zeman Group, a high class steel building company with 50 years’ experience, Zeman Machinery knows the needs of steel builders and provide solutions for the most important steps of structural steel fabrication.

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Bryan La Luna

Leads Solutions Specialist at Trimble Solutions Middle East

Bryan La Luna holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with 14 years of experience ranging from Project Engineer in a General Construction industry, to a Senior Developer and Researcher in one of the most notable PEB company in the middle east. Currently he is the Lead Solutions Specialist at Trimble Middle East, responsible for creating unique engineering solutions through software development and research.



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Hurry! Click the link below and reserve your seats before the 15th of April, and benefit from our early bird-rates! Standard charges will apply to all registrations after the 15th of April.


(Offer applicable only for customers on-maintenance)




Registration Fees

TS Customers

On Maintenance 

Off Maintenance

Early Bird Available until March 25th 2018

  200 AED

300 AED

Normal Price Available April 23rd 2018

  400 AED

500 AED
Late Registration

500 AED

700 AED

Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre / Wasl Ballroom

Tekla User Days brings together the top Tekla Structures’ users and experts of the Region

You now have the opportunity to target and interact with a large group Tekla Users and Partners when their minds will be the most receptive to your messages. There will be no perfect juncture than this to showcase your brand/services to them! So what are you waiting for, contact us today to learn

more about our variety of sponsorship packages



For marketing delegates and sponsorship, please contact Omar Al Moutlak - Email: omar.hassanalmoutlak@trimble.com

For agenda and requested topics, please contact Gaurav Shah - Email: gaurav.shah@trimble.com



Tekla User Days Partners