Design Build Breathe: Check Out This Conference in Cairo for Sustainable Cities in the Middle East

Via UrbanizeHub

For the second time, Schaduf organizes the biggest regional conference on integrated sustainable building; Design, Build, Breathe! Schaduf provides inspired green solutions that elevate the quality of life through social and environmental changes. The conference aims towards sustainable cities in the Middle East and it’s taking place on the 28th and 29th of October at Sofitel El Gezira, Cairo.

Via Scientific American

The regional conference aims to showcase the latest Eco solutions from around the world and to create a dialogue between government officials, architects, real estate developers, technology providers, and academics. The conference places a strong emphasis on engagement and interactive workshops that will immediately impact the attendees’ understanding of what is possible within the boundless world of sustainable innovation.

There will be four panels, four workshops, and 25 speakers who are leading in the field on the local, regional, and international levels. The first day will have the speakers and panels at Sofitel El Geziera, and the second day will have the technical workshops at KMT House in Maadi. The speakers include The Senior Adviser to the Egyptian Minister of Environment as well as the Adviser to the Minister of Planning, Follow-up, Hussein Abaza, International Architectural Adviser of Housing and Urban Development Specialist, Sonja Spruit, and the Deputy Minister for Planning Affairs, Ahmed Kamaly.

“We didn’t want to have people working in solo, so we decided to bring governments, the private sector, and entrepreneurs together to have a discussion and to showcase existing initiatives,” Said Sherif Hosny, the Cheif Executive Officer of Schaduf.

The conference is under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Environment, the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Vision of Egypt 2030, and the Egyptian Ministry of Planning, Monitoring, and Administrative Reform. Click here for more about the first round in 2016 and here to buy your tickets.

WE SAID THIS: Whether you work in construction, real estate, urban planning, development, or sustainability, you definitely need to check out more about this event. 

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