Qatar Green Build­ing Con­fer­ence 2015

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Qatar Green Build­ing Coun­cil (QGBC) is a plat­form whereby en­vi­ron­men­tally sus­tain­able and friendly prac­tices of the de­sign of green build­ing is both praised and en­cour­aged. QGBC is there­fore proud to an­nounce its First An­nual Con­fer­ence tak­ing place on the 27th and 28th April. The event will ad­dress the ma­jor is­sues fac­ing en­vi­ron­men­tal sus­tain­abil­ity, and pro­vide an­swers and so­lu­tions to some of the most sig­nif­i­cant chal­lenges it faces while pro­mot­ing the best prac­tice for the built en­vi­ron­ment of Qatar and be­yond. The coun­cil’s vi­sion is to sup­port the over­all health and sus­tain­abil­ity of the en­vi­ron­ment, the peo­ple, and the eco­nomic se­cu­rity in Qatar for years to come, and con­fer­ence will have four ma­jor themes: Pas­sivhaus in the MENA re­gion, retrofitting Doha, car­bon foot­print­ing and Qatar’s na­tional vi­sion, and fu­ture sus­tain­able cities. The con­fer­ence pro­motes in­ter­ac­tion on all lev­els and is invit­ing sub­mis­sions in the forms of peer-re­viewed pa­pers,

con­fer­ence pre­sen­ta­tions, and con­fer­ence posters. QGBC are en­cour­ag­ing a range of peo­ple to at­tend, from ar­chi­tects and me­chan­i­cal and elec­tri­cal engi­neers to ur­ban plan­ners and green build­ing man­u­fac­tur­ers and sup­pli­ers.

Date: 27th – 28th April, 2015 Or­gan­iser: Qatar Green Build­ing Coun­cil Foun­da­tion Venue: Qatar Na­tional Con­ven­tion Cen­tre Doha, Qatar

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