Smart Cities and Communities of Tomorrow

31 October 2021 from 1:00 – 5:30

France Pavilion, Mobility District, Dubai Expo 2020

The region’s Climate Change plans for 2050 together with the UN Sustainability Development Goals has meant that the GCC’s smart city developers are seeking better ways to plan, build, and achieve their vision for the future of our cities and communities.

ENGIE Solutions is delighted to welcome you to this event to tackle the tough questions, address what needs to change and how we can prepare for an innovative and inclusive sustainable future. What is required to make the sustainable cities of tomorrow?

This event will gather ENGIE key partners and Innovative Start-Ups to a series of keynotes, business cases and open dialogue about solutions to build and redesign living, working and mobility spaces that are more environmentally friendly and eco-responsible, in a cost-efficient manner.

Guest Speakers

Khalid Al Marzooqi, CEO Tabreed

Ian Harfield, Managing Director, ENGIE Solutions GCC

Louis Frederic Robin, Head of Low carbon cities & Public lighting, Business Platform, Energy Solutions Global Business Unit, ENGIE

Christophe Papin, Smart Solutions Director, Siradel

Jim Campbell, Regional Director Red Engineering

Dr. Mohammad Al Awadhi Senior Director Business Development – Smart City, EITC:du

Bashar Kilani Managing Director, Accenture Middle East

Sanjay Kumar Sainani Senior Vice-President & CTO, Huawei Digital Power

Speaker biographies

Agenda

This event will gather ENGIE key partners and Innovative Start-Ups to a series of keynotes, business cases and open dialogue about solutions to build and redesign living, working and mobility spaces that are more environmentally friendly and eco-responsible, in a cost-efficient manner.

2:00 – 2:10       Opening remarks by Ian Harfield

2:10 – 2:25       Keynote speeches by Khalid Al Marzooqi

2:25 – 3:00       Presentation: Low Carbon Cities, Best Practices and Case studies

3:20 – 4:20      Panel: How do cities and communities drive investments

4:20 – 4:50      Joint interview: Green data centers

4:50 – 5:00      Closing address

Full agenda

Market Place

Alongside the event will be a marketplace housing; Siradel who produce 3D digital twins, 3D visualization platforms, GIS and big data capabilities; Obvious Technologies a tech startup who specialise in 3D data visualisation, digital twin and machine learning; SmartBlock Beverages who promote and develop Blockchain solutions for the beverage industries; NeurobotX are top-level researchers building brain inspired neural networks for smart navigation for drones and cars; and Co-Incidence a consulting firm with expertise in the field of Innovative Solution Design.

Marketplace participants

How to get there

You can travel to the France Pavilion in the Mobility District at the Dubai EXPO 2020 in several ways, by car, metro or taxi.

The “Smart Cities and Communities of Tomorrow” event will take place in the Belvedere suite on the 4th floor of the France Pavilion.

You will be sent an EXPO ticket prior to the event and this will allow you full access to the Dubai EXPO 2020 site. The nearest entrance to the France Pavilion is through the Mobility gate, from here you will need to take a short (2-minute) walk to the France Pavilion, where you will be met by a hostess at the main entrance, who will guide you to the 4th floor event space.

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Useful Contacts

If you have any questions or queries, please contact EXPO2020.amea@engie.com or call +971 4 45 70 687

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