2011 GEOSYNTHETICS Middle East Conference
Abu Dhabi, October- Under the Patronage of the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City, the “2011 GEOSYNTHETICS Middle East Conference” will be launched with more commitment to a sustainable and environment friendly infrastructure in line with the Abu Dhabi 2030 vision. Organized by SKZ the German Plastics Centre in cooperation with its local partner BMC Gulf LLC, the conference is taking place on 25th and 26th October – Park Rotana Hotel with the collaboration of AHK the German Chamber of Commerce.
The Patronage of ADM for this prime event, which is considered the largest in the field of Geosynthetics across the Middle East, reflects the Municipality’s attention to promoting the strategic partnerships in support of the comprehensive development projects and sustainability.
Attracting over 300 delegates from 25 countries in 2010, the conference has turned out to be the leading event on geosynthetics throughout the Middle East and marked Abu Dhabi on the world map as an excellent meeting place for geotechnical and environment specialists to exchange knowledge, conduct business and build strategic partnerships.
With a focus on the regions infrastructure projects and environmental applications, the Geosynthetics Middle East 2011 will once again contribute to the quality of the construction projects throughout the region, increasing their value and considerably extending their service life.
One of the major topics which ADM is concentrating in this conference is the ability to develop more sustainably which will determine the speed and degree of climate change experienced. While some climate change is inevitable due to past greenhouse gas emissions, the need to reduce future GHG emissions is increasing to better manage the future impacts of climate change on the environment, economy, and society.
Eng. Abdulla Al Shamsi, Executive Director of Infrastructure and Municipal Assets at the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City said: “Such Conferences will be a venue for the recent developments and future opportunities for geosynthetics in infrastructure will primarily focus on environmentally friendly materials that can be used in the construction industry”.
Al Shamsi added that ADM is pursuing a leading role in adopting sustainable development policies, and drawing up strategic plans based on a methodology closely integrated between projects undertaken and services delivered
Key industry experts will present applications & case studies on geosynthetics used in: Railways, Roads, Airports, Seaports, Bridges, Tunnels, Landfills, Environmental Protection, and other related topics.
The conference will be associated with a technical exhibition, where national and international companies are showcasing their products and Services.
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