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QATAR SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT GORD AGENDA

27 October 2019      28 October 2019

DAY 1        DAY 2

Opening Ceremony

09:00 - 11:30

  • Welcome Note
  • Opening Speech: HE Eng. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Subaie, Minister of Municipality and Environment
  • Corporate Video: Ministry of Municipality and Environment
  • Welcome Speech: Dr. Yousef Alhorr, Founding Chairman, Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (GORD)
  • Corporate Video: Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (GORD)
  • Welcome Speech: Engineer Meshal Al Shamari, Director, Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC)
  • Corporate Video: Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC)
  • MoUs:
    - Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy
    - UNESCO
    - Doha Bank
  • Honoring organizations
  • Closing ceremony and inviting the Minister and guests of honor to open the exhibition
Tackling Energy Challenges for Sustainable Region

09:00 - 10:15

  • Renewable Energy Systems: Current Status and Prospects
  • Cooling & Energy Challenges in Hot & Humid climate
  • Sustainability of Power generation & Energy Transition
  • European Commission’s Fuel Quality Directives- Implications for Oil & Gas Industry in Middle East
  • Panel Discussions
Leaders Talk

12:00 - 12:45

  • Qatar National Research Funds: Challenges and Opportunities in Research Ecosystem
  • Transitioning Energy Systems and Sustainability R&D in Shell
  • UNESCO’s Sustainability and Climate action initiatives
Climate Change Mitigation -Global Policy Dimensions (Panel Discussions)

10:30 - 11:30

  • Voluntary Carbon Market Updates
  • Post-Paris Agreement World
  • “Qatar’s Accreditation Council” for GHG Verification and Management System Accreditation
  • Green & Climate Mitigation Jobs
Qatar’s Pioneering Efforts in Sustainability & Climate Mitigation

13:45 - 15:00

  • Qatar’s Preparedness to deliver zero-carbon growth of aviation sector
  • Towards delivery of Sustainable stadiums
  • Education City Tram Project
  • KAHRAMAA’s Efforts Towards Sustainability
  • Panel Discussions
Advancement in Eco-Solutions

11:30 - 13:00

  • Green Building Air Quality Measurement Basics
  • Bio-sludge compost for urban greening
  • Trends in Renewable energy: From Materials to Systems
  • Bio Alternatives to plastics
  • Sustainability through Digital Transformation
  • Panel Discussions
Sustainable Built Environment and Decarbonization Horizons

15:15 - 16:45

  • Horizon for GSAS Implementation in Kuwait
  • Adopting GSAS in Urban planning, Case study: Qetaifan Island
  • Carbon Markets Stimulus for Low Carbon Growth
  • Decarbonization of the Energy Sector quo Vadis?
  • Making Youth Climate and SDG Action Ready
  • Panel Discussions
Region’s Sustainable & Low Carbon Development

14:00 - 15:30

  • Innovation for Transformation of Waste to Cement
  • Constructed Wetland for Wastewater Treatment & Emission Reductions
  • Energy Centers-Performance and Challenges in Cooling for Mega Projects
  • Sustainable Facility Management for Transportation
  • GSAS Implementation from Pre-to-Post Occupancy Phases
  • Panel Discussions
Closing Plenary Session

15:45 - 17:00

  • Workshop Report
  • Way Forward and future engagement of stakeholders
  • Distribution of Certificates
  • Vote of Thanks


Parallel Sessions

 

27 October 2019      28 October 2019

DAY 1        DAY 2

Research Abstracts Stream

13:30 - 15:00

  • A comprehensive comparison between a conventional vapor compression cycle (CVCC) and a novel combined refrigeration cycle (NCRC) based on energy, exergy and exergoeconomic analysis
  • Estimating Carbon Removal Technologies capability to reduce GCC country welfare loss in a zero net emission environment
  • Prediction of the energy consumption for populations living in energy poverty using modern methods of information technology
  • Identifying Supercritical CO2 Power Cycle Potential in The Market
  • Experimental Analysis of the Cooling Performance of the QCOOL Fresh Air Handling Unit
  • Panel Discussions
Research Abstracts Stream

10:30 - 12:15

  • Key Issues for Long Term Climate Policy Design in Gulf Countries with Focus on Qatar
  • Sustainability Indispensable for Human Needs Satisfaction: A Universal Goal and a Contextual Agenda
  • Investigating the dynamic performance of an indirect evaporative cooling fresh air handling unit operating under harsh climatic conditions
  • The Production of Sustainable Alternative Building Materials Via Carbon Capture and Mineralization Process
  • Utilizing DX cooling to reduce time to attain steady state conditions for a microclimate served by an indirect evaporative cooling fresh air handling unit
  • Sustainability in Healthcare
  • Panel Discussions