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QATAR SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT GORD AGENDA

27 October 2019      28 October 2019
DAY 1        DAY 2

Opening Ceremony

09:00 - 11:00

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

11:30 - 12:10

  • Carbon Neutrality for the Host country Emissions of World Cup 2022
  • Qatar National Research Funds: Challenges and Opportunities in Research EcoSystem
  • SHELL Sky Scenario for Meeting Paris Agreement Goals
  • Sustainability in MENA Region
  • CORSIA for Carbon Neutral Growth of International Aviation Sector
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

13:10 - 14:25

  • Qatar’s Preparedness to deliver zero-carbon growth of aviation sector
  • Towards delivery of Sustainable stadiums
  • Qatar Foundation
  • 700MW Solar PV Utility Scale Project
  • Panel Discussions
Advancement in Eco-Solutions

11:30 - 13:00

  • Air Quality & Indoor Paradigm
  • Decarbonization of the Energy Sector quo Vadis?
  • Bio-sludge compost for urban greening
  • Trends in Renewable energy: From Materials to Systems
  • Bio Alternatives to plastics
  • Panel Discussions
Scoring High on Decarbonization Horizons

14:45 - 16:15

  • Carbon Markets Stimulus for Low Carbon Growth
  • Hydrogen from Natural Gas- Clean Future of Oil & Gas Industry
  • Policy Measures for Zero Carbon Economy
  • SDG and Climate Action implementation in educational institutions (Smart Cloud Campus Network-SCCN)
  • 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
Sustainable Built Environment – Infrastructure Perspectives

16:15 - 17:15

  • Horizon for GSAS Implementation in Kuwait
  • Adopting GSAS in Urban planning, Case study: Qetaifan Island
  • Sustainable City – Experienced Gained So Far
  • Panel Discussions
Closing Plenary Session

15:45 - 17:00

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