Posted on April 02, 2018

Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), has announced its 4th Annual Qatar Green Building Conference 2018- The Impact,is to take place at the Qatar National Convention Centre, on October 28–30.

The conference, held under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani, Vice Chairperson and CEO, QF, is calling for presentation abstracts on a range of topics including Green Operation in Hospitality, Livable and Resilient Cities, Case Studies from Hot Climates, Sustainability for Knowledge Economy, Green Corporate - Case Study, and Nudging for Behavior Change. QGBC will nominate a selected number of abstracts to be developed into peer-reviewed articles for publication by a third party.Abstracts should be submitted by the deadline of August 30, with a decision to be made on chosen abstracts due on September 13.

The Qatar Green Building Conference is the flagship event of the 3rd annual Qatar Sustainability Week 2018, held under the patronage of His Excellency the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani. The conference will focus on the significant challenges of environmental sustainability that every developed country should meet for a more sustainable quality of life, as well as promoting practices and solutions to build a better environment for Qatar, the Arabian Gulf region and beyond.

“The Qatar Green Building Conference offers a lot to professionals in the field of sustainability and we are proud to see this conference grow to become an annual focal point for all those working towards a greener and more sustainable Qatar,” said Engineer Meshal Al Shamari, QGBC Director. “Our goal is to support the overall health and sustainability of the environment, the people, and help to build a diverse and competitive economy in Qatar for generations to come. Our conference will be our platform to spread the word to the world.”

The 4thAnnual Qatar Green Building Conference will also showcase the progress of Qatar in implementing solutions to sustainability challenges by addressing the themes of Future Sustainable Cities, Green Economy and Sustainability as a Lifestyle. To learn more about Qatar Green Building Conference 2018 and Qatar Sustainability Week 2018, please visit: qatargbc.org

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