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UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF HIS HIGHNESS,
SHEIKH MOHAMMED BIN RASHID AL MAKTOUM
VICE PRESIDENT, PRIME MINISTER OF THE
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AND RULER OF DUBAI

17 December, 2015
Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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The DSCS is different to other events that focus
upon environmental and energy issues. Whilst
these are crucially important, the DSCS focuses
on sustainable strategies from the context of an
urban, built environment

Strategies for Sustainable Development

Sustainability is a main feature of the UAE's
strategic plans for the future. It is included in
all of the country's ambitions for the future
including the Dubai World Expo 2020, the
UAE Vision 2021 and the Dubai Plan 2021.

Dubai Sustainable Cities Summit agenda

The Dubai Sustainable Cities Summit agenda
aims to create the narrative for a story,
explaining how Dubai and other cities from
around the MENA region can learn from the
wisdom and experiences of others.

DUBAI Sustainable Global Cities Centre

The Dubai Sustainable Cities Summit has some of
the world's best experts attending who, along
with local and regional leaders, are shaping the
sustainability agenda, government policies
and the way in which global cities are managing
sustainable initiatives.

Dubai Sustainability Cities Summit

A strategic partnership and a major
international event that aims to provide
a forum to debate and present best
global practices on sustainability for
the built environment.

ABOUT THE SUMMIT

The Dubai Sustainable Cities Summit (DSCS), is a major international event that aims to provide a forum to debate and present best global practices on sustainability for the built environment.

Developing, implementing and measuring sustainable strategies is a major commitment by the Government of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. The nation's population and its cities have grown exponentially over the past decade, placing greater demands on infrastructure and resources, accelerating the need for all sectors of the community - government, businesses and civil society - to adopt more sustainable behaviour.

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1 Day
30 Speakers
4 Themes
350 Guests

SPEAKERS

The agenda for the Dubai Sustainable Cities Summit will focus on a number of key themes that reflect Dubai and the UAE's vision and plans. It explores how technology, education, integration and measurement can accelerate the adoption and effectiveness of sustainable strategies from the perspective of a global-city.

Dr. Eng. Abdulla Al-Nuaimi UAE Minister of Public Works
His Excellency Dr. Eng. Abdulla Al-Nuaimi
UAE Minister of Public Works

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Dr. Mohammed M. Alharam
Manager of implementation, Ministry of Public Works, UAE

Her Excellency Majida Ali Rashid Assistant Director General of Dubai Land Department
Her Excellency Majida Ali Rashid
Assistant Director General of Dubai Land Department (DLD) and Head of the Investment Management and Promotion Centre

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Dr. Abdulla Al Karam Chairman of the Board of Directors
Dr. Abdulla Al Karam
Chairman of the Board of Directors and Director General of the Knowledge and Human Development Authority

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HE Dr. Thani Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi Director of Energy & Climate Change, MoFA
HE Dr. Thani Ahmed Al-Zeyoudi
Director of Energy & Climate Change, MoFA

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Janine Benyus Partner & Co-Founder Biomimicry
Janine Benyus
Partner & Co-Founder, Biomimicry 3.8

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Alex Steffen Futurist and Award-Winning Sustainability Author
Alex Steffen
Futurist and Award-Winning Sustainability Author

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Sam Adams Director of U.S. Climate Initiative at World Resources Institute
Sam Adams
Director of U.S. Climate Initiative at World Resources Institute; former Mayor of Portland, Oregon

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Fahd Al-Rasheed Group CEO & Managing Director King Abdullah Economic City
Fahd Al-Rasheed
Group CEO & Managing Director, King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia

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CONTACT

Information:
Tel: +971 4 425 7967
Email: info@dscs.ae

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