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April 25, 2016

QGBC Announces Second Annual Conference

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Following the success of last year’s event, Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) has announced its second annual conference, which will take place at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC) from November 13 to 14, 2016.
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Aiming to tackle some of the key environmental and social sustainability topics and challenges faced worldwide, the Qatar Green Building Conference 2016 will focus on three overarching themes: ‘Future Sustainable Cities’, ‘Green Business is Good Business’ and ‘Sustainability as a Lifestyle’.

Industry practitioners, sustainability experts and academic researchers are encouraged to submit their papers, presentations and posters by 12th May 2016 through the QGBC website:
http://www.qatargbc.org/conference/abstracts.

Successful entries will receive notifications in the lead up to the conference following a rigorous peer-review process.

Engineer Meshal Al Shamari, QGBC Director, said: “Our inaugural conference was a remarkable success, it saw over 500 leading experts discuss Qatar’s vision behind sustainability and green building. The 2016 edition of the conference will highlight and explore feasible ways to translate the nation’s sustainability vision into action. This year’s program also offers a unique opportunity for delegates to study and debate the impact of sustainability in people’s everyday lives under the ‘Sustainability as a Lifestyle’ theme.”

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