COP 28


Mitigating the effects of global warming and unlocking new opportunities to achieve sustainability (in the MENA region)

Dr Stéphane Desruelles

Associate Professor of Geography & Head of Department, Geography & Planning, SUAD

When: 23 & 24 October 2023

Exact timings and location will be announced closer to the event.

The topic of this event is in line with the SUAD scientific priorities, especially in its insertion in regional themes and with the government’s vision and commitment in uniting the world in an effort to raise ambitions for climate action and to advance progress for humanity. It will include speakers from different universities and industries of the UAE and the Gulf region and from abroad. 3 sessions are proposed: ‘Earth Observation Systems/Robotics’; ‘Energy Transition’; ‘Adaptation to Climate change’; ‘Transition to Low Carbon, Healthy and Resilient City’.

Monday 23 October

Panel 1: Adaptation to Climate Change
9:30am – 12:00pm

Panel 2: Advanced Technologies and Sustainability
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Tuesday 24 October

Panel 1: Waste Management
9:30am – 12:00pm

Panel 2: Transition to Low Carbon, Healthy and Resilient City
1:30pm – 4:30pm

Details of the panels will be published closer to the event date