Posted on March 02, 2015

Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC), a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), has opened online registration for its first annual conference which will take place on 27 and 28 April at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).

Through the Conference, QGBC is supporting Qatar Foundation’s commitment to promote sustainable best practice and infrastructure development on the nation’s journey to a knowledge-based economy as set out in the Qatar National Vision 2030. The Qatar Green Building Conference invites academic researchers and industry practitioners including urban planners, property consultants, sustainability experts and architects from Qatar and around the world, to take part in a series of sessions focused on some of the leading local, regional and international sustainability debates.

Commenting on the launch of conference registration, Engineer Meshal Al Shamari, QGBC Director, said: “Qatar Green Building Council is committed to promoting environmental sustainability in all walks of life in Qatar, with the built environment under particular focus at this first conference. “The QGBC team is looking forward to welcoming registrations from delegations from Qatar and around the world as the Qatar Green Building Conference will provide an excellent forum for practitioners and academic researchers to exchange ideas about the latest issues and developments in the green building industry and offer solutions.”  

Registration opens for Qatar Green [].jpgConference participants will have the opportunity to meet and discuss current themes with leading local and international experts who have extensive experience working on green building developments and sustainability research. Dr Alex Amato, Head of Sustainability at QGBC, said: “The Qatar Green Building Conference will showcase outstanding recent industry research with research papers offering innovative and practical solutions to a number of key issues facing Qatar and the region.”

“QGBC has received an overwhelming number of excellent papers and projects to be presented, and we look forward to sharing previews through our website and social media platforms in the run up to the Conference.” The conference website provides a platform for delegates to register and learn more about the conference. Please visit: