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Learn international and regional perspective on climate change challenges and solutions for a low-carbon and climate-resilient future. Hear researchers and practitioners of the construction industry exchange ideas to foster the implementation of sustainability standards in the built environment.


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THIS IS WHAT THE SUSTAINABILITY COMMUNITY HAD TO SAY...
Ali.H

“I would like to congratulate you for the successful summit. It was really great, and many attendees got impressed with GORD achievements.”


Ali H. Alaboudy,
Ph.D., SMIEEE
Qatar National Research Fund

Kari

“I think this is one of the best events I have attended related to this topic. Venue, program and organizing team was excellent.”



Kari Aina Eik,
Secretary General, Organization for International Economic Relations (OIER)

Luca

“Let me express my gratitude for the opportunity to attend such a well-organized and interesting event. Great speakers and great discussions covering technical as well as political aspects of Climate Change.”

Luca Brusa,
Head of Regional Collaboration Center, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Anis

“It has been a pleasure and an honour to participate. The two days were very special; the presentations and the networking event were of top quality.”

Anis AbouZaki,
Partner
Foster+Partners

SUMMIT SCHEDULE

23 October 2018      24 October 2018
DAY 1        DAY 2

Sustainable Building Design & Construction of Qatar's Legacy Projects

11:20 - 12:50

  • Sustainability achievements-Case Study of Wakra Stadium for World Cup 2022
  • Case study for 5-star D&B of Qatar Rail Stations
  • Sustainability achievements: Qatar National Library (QNL)
  • Sustainability achievements: Qatar National Museum
  • Ashghal’s initiative for Construction Excellence

Advancement in Technologies for Sustainable Built Environment

09:00 - 10:30

  • GORD’s Novel technology for producing Magnesium-based cement from sea brine
  • CO2 capture and utilization technologies
  • Qatar Solar Technologies – Industrial and R&D overview
  • Block-chain applications for a sustainable built environment
  • Hydrogen based circular economy

Carbon Neutrality and Sectoral Policies for Low Carbon Economies

13:50 - 15:05

  • Carbon neutrality for built environment & other sectors
  • Assuring carbon neutral aviation sector growth for Qatar-promoting regional carbon offsets
  • E-Mobility Initiatives in Qatar-Tarsheed
  • Latest development in carbon markets. What do they mean to Middle East?

Key Instruments of International and
Regional Climate Actions

10:45 - 12:15

  • Climate finance: How domestic international opportunities are harnessed
  • Progress on actions under Paris Agreement
  • Advancing actions through Kigali Amendment
  • Renewable and Climate Change Policies: The EU experience


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MEET OUR SPEAKERS
Learn form our speakers who are experts in the field

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Kishor Rajhansa

Anna Paolini

Adam Wood

Ahmad Al-Hashemi

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