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Conference Program

Conference Program

2 December 2019, Monday

Pre-Event Activities

9:00

12:00

QEERI visits

Corrosion in Oil and Gas a way to sustainability

Full day workshop

Welcome notes: Dr. Hanan Farhat, Senior Research Director, Corrosion Center, QEERI

"The use of Corrosion Resistant Alloys to mitigate corrosion in the oil and gas industry"

Dr. Roy Johnsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU, Norway

"Corrosion Management Processes -Supporting Sustainability by Protecting Asset Integrity"

Bruce Cowe, Total, France

Coffee Break

"Statistical Control of Corrosion Inhibition in Oil and Gas Processing"

Dr. Bruce Palmer

 
 

"Understanding the hydrogen embrittlement: A key enabling knowledge for the hydrogen economy"

Dr. Afrooz Barnoush, Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU, Norway

"Latest Understanding of Stress Corrosion Cracking in Oil and Gas Industry and its Mitigation Strategies"

Dr. Weixing Chen, University of Alberta, Canada

   

12:30

15:30

Women in EWE Nexus Network

Solar PV for Desert Climates. Sponsored by Nebras Power

China-Qatar event

"A holistic approach to prevent, predict, and mitigate corrosion under insulation”

Dr. Mariano Lannuzzi, University of Curtin, Australia

Chair: Dr. Veronica Bermudez

Panel discussion: Unlocking Women's Potential for a Sustainable Development

Chair: Dr. Cedric Broussillou.

Keynote: Dr. Pierre Verlinden
Panel discussion: Christian Hagendorf (Fraunhofer CSP), Max Koentopp (Hanwa Q- cells), Martin Sanders (TOTAL), Nebras Power, Trina, DSM

Information & Technology Exchange

“Corrosion Evaluation of Alloys Tested at a Seawater Site”

Dr. Richard Griffin, Texas A & M University, USA

Panel Discussion

Closing Remarks

 

16:00

18:30

 

Qatar Research Opportunities

Young Innovator Competition

(in Collaboration with Kahramaa-Tarsheed & Ministry of Education)

Research Outcome Seminar: “Environmental Sustainability”

Dr. Abdul Sattar Al-Taie

Welcome address

Dr. Omar F. Boukhris

Introduction

Dr. Yousef Alhorr

NPRP 7 - 344 - 2 – 146: Developing Green Building Guidelines for Occupant Productivity, Wellbeing and Behavioural Change: A BIM based Design Planning Approach

Dr.Eng. Mohammed bin Saif Al- Kuwari

NPRP 4 - 188 - 2 – 061: Innovative use of recycled materials in construction

Prof. Ilham Al-Qaradawi

NPRP 5 - 715 - 1 - 122: "ENERGY CITY" - Fostering Scientific Curiosity through Strengthening Teachers' and Students' Understandings of Energy and Inquiry

Professor Hazim Qiblawey

NPRP 4 - 935 - 2 – 354: An assessment of present and future environmental impacts of major desalination plants in Qatar under changing climate

 

Concluding remarks

 

3 December 2019, Tuesday
Opening Day

7:30

8:30

Welcome & Registration

   

Opening Ceremony begins

MC

8:30

11:00

Keynote Speech

HE Eissa Al Kuwari, President, Kahramaa

Welcome Address

Dr Marc Vermeersch, Executive Director, QEERI

Conference Intro

Dr. Veronica Bermudez, Conference Chair, SRD QEERI

   

Keynote Speech

Awaiting Final Confirmation

11:00

11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 12:30

12:30 13:00

Panel Discussion: Opportunities & Challenges within EWE Nexus in Qatar

Moderated by Dr Richard O'Kennedy, VP RDI, QF

Transforming Qatar into a Sustainable hub: World Cup and sustainability: Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy

13:00

14:00

Lunch Break

14:00

14:30

Energy industry in sustainably energy
Mr. Alistair Routeledge, President & General Manager, ExxonMobil Qatar

14:30

15:00

Water Security and Environment: Qatar University

15:00

15:30

Social impact of sustainable development

15:30

16:00

Opening of the exhibition

16:00

17:00

Coffee + Exhibition & Networking

18:30

Welcome Dinner and Reception
Sponsored & hosted by Sheikh Faisal Foundation

 

4 December 2019
Developing Sustainable Cities

Exhibition & Posters

7:30

8:00

 

8:00

9:30

Plenary Session: SDG Implementation Strategies for the Arid Region: Research and Technologies

 

Keynote Address: Awaiting Final Confirmation

Panel Discussion: SDG Implementation Strategies for the Arid Region: Research and Technologies

(How Climate change R&T addresses the implementation of SDGs Strategies
How Integrated water resource management (IWRM) could Addresses the implementation of SDGs Strategies How renewable energy will be pivotal to achieve SDGs
How to bridge across the air quality, water management and renewable energy R&T to achieve SDGs) Representatives from UNESCO, UNEP, GGGI, SCDL, among others

9:30

10:00

Coffee Break

10:00

12:45

WATER

ENERGY

ENVIRONMENT

 

Water Resources Management in Arid Regions

Opportunities in decentralized energy

Climate Change & Public Health

 

Keynote: Dr. Vincent Tidwell,(Sandia Laboratories, USA)
Invited Speaker: Professor Gordon McKay, (Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar)Technical Presentations from Submissions

Keynote: Dr. Alberto Troccoli(World Energy and Meteorology Council) Invited: Dr. Santiago Banales(Iberdrola)
Technical papers from submissions

Keynote: Awaiting final confirmation Invited: Awaiting final confirmation Technical papers from submissions

12:45

13:55

Lunch and Exhibition

13:55

16:00

WATER

ENERGY

ENVIRONMENT

 

Water Scarcity & Food Security: Challenges and Opportunities

Energy Efficiency in building environment

Defining Sustainability in Challenging Environments

 

Invited Speaker: Prof. Xiwang Zhang(Monash University, Australia)Technical Presentations from Submissions

Invited Speaker: Prof. Jorge Gonzalez.(NOAA Crest, City College of New York, USA)Technical Presentations from Submissions

Keynote: Awaiting final confirmation Invited: Awaiting final confirmation Technical papers from submissions

 

Exhibition

 

5 December 2019, Thursday
Megatrends in the EWE Nexus

Exhibition & Poster

7:30

8:00

Breakfast & Networking

8:00

9:30

Plenary Session: Innovative strategies for Sustainable Industry

Keynote Address: Awaiting Final confirmation

Panel Discussion: Innovative strategies for a sustainable industry transformation Innovative strategies for sustainable industry transformation

(How can the oil & gas industry provide sustainability in industrial development?
How can the oil & gas and renewable energy industries can act in concertation to create a circular economy? How can the water treatment in the industry provide sustainability?)
Representatives from Kahramaa,QP, Nebras Power & Avantium among others

9:40

12:00

WATER

ENERGY

ENVIRONMENT

Innovative Material and Technologies for Water Treatment and Water Desalination

Sustainable Oil and Gas Industry

Air and Water Quality Challenges in a Changing Climate

Keynote: Dr Navid Saleh, (University of Texas at Austin, USA)Invited Speaker: Prof. Darren Sun(Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Technical Presentations from Submissions

Keynote: Prof. Matthias Beller (Leibnez)
Invited Speaker: Awaiting final confirmation

Technical Presentations from Submissions

Keynote: Awaiting final confirmation Invited: Awaiting final confirmation Technical papers from submissions

12:00

12:20

Coffee Break

12:20

13:45

Panel Discussion: “Implementing a policy framework to support sustainable development through the Water-Energy-Environment NEXUS”
( Which policies can be most effective in promoting sustainable development through the elimination of waste and the continual use of resources? What are the interdependencies across these policies and how do they affect sustainable development?

Who is responsible for designing, implementing, and enforcing a policy framework for sustainable development? What is the role of government, NGOs, industry and private citizens?)
Representatives from QP, QFC, KM, Al-Attiyah Foundation, and others

13:45

14:00

Closing remarks

14:00

22:00

Sunset desert trip with dinner