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Experts to provide green construction insights at Middle East congress

15 December 2013 No Comment

A number of experts are set to provide valuable insights into the green construction industry at an upcoming Middle East congress, according to middleastevents.com.

The second Annual Congress of the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC) will take place on December 11 and 12. Participants will discuss the ways in which sustainable goals for green construction in the area will be met.

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Other topics that will discussed at the event include green financing schemes, eco-friendly building regulations and ways to promote overall sustainable development. There will also be a number of workshops on the second day of the event.

Talking about the congress, Adnan Sharafi, chairman of the EmiratesGBC and board member of the World Green Building Council, told khaleejtimes.com:

“The second Annual EGBC Congress is bringing an unprecedented line-up of topics relating to promoting all-round sustainability.”

He continued: “The case studies presented at the congress will serve in sharing best practices with policy makers and stakeholders across the construction sector supply chain. The congress indeed has been conceptualised to promote knowledge sharing that will enable the region to highlight its leadership in promoting sustainable growth.”


Speakers who have been confirmed for the event include representatives from the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council, Dubai Municipality, Environmental Agency Abu Dhabi, and the Dubai Supreme Council.

Author: Samantha Bartlett   Date Written: 15 December 2013

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