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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

11:40 - 12:40

  • Sustainability at FIFA World CupTM 2022
  • Qatar Foundation Efforts Towards Cultural Sustainability - Knowledge as the Basis for Conservation
  • Ashghal’s initiative for Construction Excellence

Advancement in Technologies for Sustainable Built Environment

09:00 - 10:15

  • GORD’s Novel Technologies for the Production of Sustainable Building Materials
  • Energy Storage for Sustainable Transport
  • Block-chain Applications for a Sustainable Built Environment
  • Strategies for Sustainable Low - Carbon Energy System
Carbon Neutrality and Sectoral Policies for Low Carbon Economies

13:40 - 14:55

  • Global Carbon Trust for Carbon Neutrality of Organisations
  • Carbon Market Instruments for the Building Sector
  • Assuring Carbon Neutral Aviation Sector Growth for Qatar-promoting Regional Carbon Offsets
  • Latest development in carbon markets. What do they mean to Middle East?
Key Instruments of International and
Regional Climate Actions

10:30 - 11:45

  • UN - GORD Collaboration on Sustainability of Events
  • Advancing Actions through Kigali Amendment
  • Renewables and Climate Change Policies: The EU experience
  • Carbon Neutrality at Country Level - Case Study of Portugal

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

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Clemens Ploechl

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Dr. Stefan Junestrand

Adam Wood

Ahmad Al-Hashemi

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