MENA Green Building Congress 2020

Virtual
Monday 22nd June 2020 to Friday 26th June 2020

 

MENA Green Building Congress 2020

Green buildings for everyone, everywhere

Tackle the challenges and unlock the opportunities of sustainable building in MENA and across the world!

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Green Building Congress convenes industry leaders from the built environment to share the latest trends and developments in sustainable buildings.

Featuring a host of international business, government and NGO leaders, our webinars dive deep into the issues facing the region and uncover local solutions which can also be applied in the international context.

Join us and unlock the potential of sustainable buildings.

Topics: 
• Advancing net zero
• Embodied carbon
• Health and wellbeing
• Sustainable reconstruction
• Green building opportunities and challenges

Speakers include high-level representatives from international corporations and NGOs leading the global green building movement: 
• Majid Al Futtaim Holding
• Google
• Multiplex
• JLL
• Signify
• Saint Gobain
• Siemens
• Meinhardt Group
• AkzoNobel
• UN Habitat
• C2C
• WHO

Organised under the patronage of the UAE Minister of Climate Change and the Environment H.E. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, in partnership with Majid Al Futtaim.

 

For any further information please contact mena@worldgbc.org 

  • Monday 22nd June: WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board Meetings (by invitation only)
  • Tuesday 23rd June: Virtual Business Forum - Day 1 (public registration and tickets)
  • Wednesday 24th June: Virtual Business Forum - Day 2 (public registration and tickets)
  • Thursday 25th June: MENA Regional Meeting (by invitation only)
  • Friday 26th June: Africa Regional Meeting (by invitaiton only) 

MENA Green Building Congress objectives

  • Provide a platform for WorldGBC board members, CAB members, members, and stakeholders to exchange ideas on best practice for green buildings 
  • Create momentum amongst industry decision makers around green building issues, by suggesting smart policies, strategies and creative programs that involve both the public and private sectors 
  • Promote the adoption of green building practices and introduce new technologies
  • Offer participants a forum to network and discuss business opportunities
  • Encourage regional GBCs to share lessons learnt and advancement plans 
  • Discuss ways and mechanisms through which regional cooperation can be enhanced 

Who will attend?

  • WorldGBC board members 
  • Corporate advisory board
  • MENA region Green Building Councils
  • Africa region Green Building Councils
  • International Green Building Councils
  • International and regional partners and stakeholders
  • Professionals, companies & municipalities from around the world.

Why attend?

  • Learn about global green building trends through the WorldGBC’s perspective
  • Understand opportunities and challenges relating to green buildings in the region 
  • Understand the latest approaches and best practices to address challenges 
  • Leverage experiences and ideas with counterparts from the region & beyond 
  • Explore business opportunities and the potential for public-private partnerships 
  • Discuss legal and regulatory frameworks necessary to support green buildings in the region

Fees

  • For a fee of USD 60 for non GBC members, 
  • For a fee of USD 30 for GBC members, 
  • Free for CAB members, WorldGBC Board members and GBC representatives (10 each)

Contact information

Mohammed Asfour, Regional Head – MENA and Africa, World Green Building Council
Amman, Jordan
mena@worldgbc.org 
+ 962 7777 4 1000

Watch video from our MENA Green Building Congress 2019:

MENA Green Building Congress 2020 Programme 
 

Monday 22 June

WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board Meetings (by invitation only)

Time:              12:00 - 15:00 UK Time
Location:        GoToWebinar
Purpose:

  • Advice and oversee WorldGBC’s organisational strategy and governance
  • Ensures WorldGBC is operating effectively as a not for profit organisation and delivering on its mission
  • Provide strategic input and help inform and influence WorldGBC’s approach to key issues 

Attendees:

  • WorldGBC Board and CAB members.
     

Tuesday 23 June - Wednesday 24 June

Virtual Business Forum - Day 1 and Day 2 (open to public)

Time:              12:00 - 15:00 UK Time
Location:        GoToWebinar
Purpose:

  • Highlight global green building trends through the WorldGBC’s perspective
  • Share the latest approaches and best practices to addressing health and wellbeing, net zero buildings and sustainable reconstruction
  • Leverage experiences and ideas with counterparts from the region & beyond 
  • Discuss legal and regulatory frameworks necessary to support green buildings in the region
  • Speakers include high-level representatives from international corporations and NGOs leading the global green building movement: Majid Al Futtaim Holding, Google, Multiplex, JLL, Signify, Saint Gobain, Siemens, Meinhardt Group, AkzoNobel, UN Habitat, C2C and WHO
  • 24 June - WorldGBC Chairman's Awards and David Gottfried Award ceremony

Attendees:

  • WorldGBC board & CAB members 
  • MENA & Africa region Green Building Councils
  • International Green Building Councils
  • International and regional partners and stakeholders
  • Professionals, companies & municipalities from around the world

Pay and register here 
 

Thursday 25 June

MENA Regional Meeting (by invitation only)

Time:              12:00 - 15:00 UK Time
Location:        GoToWebinar
Purpose:

  • Follow up on progress achieved by MENA GBCs since the Amman meeting in February 2019.
  • Extend the reach of WorldGBC’s global projects towards the wider green building network in order to fulfil the 2050 vision
  • Learn about the opportunities and challenges facing green building councils in the region

Attendees:

  • Regional GBC official representatives
  • Regional partners - current and potential, and event sponsors
  • WorldGBC Board and CAB members
     

Friday 26 June

Africa Regional Meeting (by invitaiton only)

Time:              12:00 - 15:00 UK Time
Location:        GoToWebinar
Purpose:

  • Follow up on progress achieved by Africa GBCs.
  • Extend the reach of WorldGBC’s global projects towards the wider green building network in order to fulfil the 2050 vision
  • Learn about the opportunities and challenges facing green building councils in the region
  • ​Encourage regional cooperation around issues of mutual interest

Attendees:

  • Regional GBC official representatives
  • Regional partners - current and potential, and event sponsors
  • WorldGBC board and CAB members
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MENA Green Building Congress 2020

Green buildings for everyone, everywhere

Tackle the challenges and unlock the opportunities of sustainable building in MENA and across the world!

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Green Building Congress convenes industry leaders from the built environment to share the latest trends and developments in sustainable buildings.

Featuring a host of international business, government and NGO leaders, our webinars dive deep into the issues facing the region and uncover local solutions which can also be applied in the international context.

Join us and unlock the potential of sustainable buildings.

Topics: 
• Advancing net zero
• Embodied carbon
• Health and wellbeing
• Sustainable reconstruction
• Green building opportunities and challenges

Speakers include high-level representatives from international corporations and NGOs leading the global green building movement: 
• Majid Al Futtaim Holding
• Google
• Multiplex
• JLL
• Signify
• Saint Gobain
• Siemens
• Meinhardt Group
• AkzoNobel
• UN Habitat
• C2C
• WHO

Organised under the patronage of the UAE Minister of Climate Change and the Environment H.E. Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, in partnership with Majid Al Futtaim.

 

For any further information please contact mena@worldgbc.org 

  • Monday 22nd June: WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board Meetings (by invitation only)
  • Tuesday 23rd June: Virtual Business Forum - Day 1 (public registration and tickets)
  • Wednesday 24th June: Virtual Business Forum - Day 2 (public registration and tickets)
  • Thursday 25th June: MENA Regional Meeting (by invitation only)
  • Friday 26th June: Africa Regional Meeting (by invitaiton only) 

MENA Green Building Congress objectives

  • Provide a platform for WorldGBC board members, CAB members, members, and stakeholders to exchange ideas on best practice for green buildings 
  • Create momentum amongst industry decision makers around green building issues, by suggesting smart policies, strategies and creative programs that involve both the public and private sectors 
  • Promote the adoption of green building practices and introduce new technologies
  • Offer participants a forum to network and discuss business opportunities
  • Encourage regional GBCs to share lessons learnt and advancement plans 
  • Discuss ways and mechanisms through which regional cooperation can be enhanced 

Who will attend?

  • WorldGBC board members 
  • Corporate advisory board
  • MENA region Green Building Councils
  • Africa region Green Building Councils
  • International Green Building Councils
  • International and regional partners and stakeholders
  • Professionals, companies & municipalities from around the world.

Why attend?

  • Learn about global green building trends through the WorldGBC’s perspective
  • Understand opportunities and challenges relating to green buildings in the region 
  • Understand the latest approaches and best practices to address challenges 
  • Leverage experiences and ideas with counterparts from the region & beyond 
  • Explore business opportunities and the potential for public-private partnerships 
  • Discuss legal and regulatory frameworks necessary to support green buildings in the region

Fees

  • For a fee of USD 60 for non GBC members, 
  • For a fee of USD 30 for GBC members, 
  • Free for CAB members, WorldGBC Board members and GBC representatives (10 each)

Contact information

Mohammed Asfour, Regional Head – MENA and Africa, World Green Building Council
Amman, Jordan
mena@worldgbc.org 
+ 962 7777 4 1000

Watch video from our MENA Green Building Congress 2019:

MENA Green Building Congress 2020 Programme 
 

Monday 22 June

WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board Meetings (by invitation only)

Time:              12:00 - 15:00 UK Time
Location:        GoToWebinar
Purpose:

  • Advice and oversee WorldGBC’s organisational strategy and governance
  • Ensures WorldGBC is operating effectively as a not for profit organisation and delivering on its mission
  • Provide strategic input and help inform and influence WorldGBC’s approach to key issues 

Attendees:

  • WorldGBC Board and CAB members.
     

Tuesday 23 June - Wednesday 24 June

Virtual Business Forum - Day 1 and Day 2 (open to public)

Time:              12:00 - 15:00 UK Time
Location:        GoToWebinar
Purpose:

  • Highlight global green building trends through the WorldGBC’s perspective
  • Share the latest approaches and best practices to addressing health and wellbeing, net zero buildings and sustainable reconstruction
  • Leverage experiences and ideas with counterparts from the region & beyond 
  • Discuss legal and regulatory frameworks necessary to support green buildings in the region
  • Speakers include high-level representatives from international corporations and NGOs leading the global green building movement: Majid Al Futtaim Holding, Google, Multiplex, JLL, Signify, Saint Gobain, Siemens, Meinhardt Group, AkzoNobel, UN Habitat, C2C and WHO
  • 24 June - WorldGBC Chairman's Awards and David Gottfried Award ceremony

Attendees:

  • WorldGBC board & CAB members 
  • MENA & Africa region Green Building Councils
  • International Green Building Councils
  • International and regional partners and stakeholders
  • Professionals, companies & municipalities from around the world

Pay and register here 
 

Thursday 25 June

MENA Regional Meeting (by invitation only)

Time:              12:00 - 15:00 UK Time
Location:        GoToWebinar
Purpose:

  • Follow up on progress achieved by MENA GBCs since the Amman meeting in February 2019.
  • Extend the reach of WorldGBC’s global projects towards the wider green building network in order to fulfil the 2050 vision
  • Learn about the opportunities and challenges facing green building councils in the region

Attendees:

  • Regional GBC official representatives
  • Regional partners - current and potential, and event sponsors
  • WorldGBC Board and CAB members
     

Friday 26 June

Africa Regional Meeting (by invitaiton only)

Time:              12:00 - 15:00 UK Time
Location:        GoToWebinar
Purpose:

  • Follow up on progress achieved by Africa GBCs.
  • Extend the reach of WorldGBC’s global projects towards the wider green building network in order to fulfil the 2050 vision
  • Learn about the opportunities and challenges facing green building councils in the region
  • ​Encourage regional cooperation around issues of mutual interest

Attendees:

  • Regional GBC official representatives
  • Regional partners - current and potential, and event sponsors
  • WorldGBC board and CAB members
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