Third Party Event

06 Oct 2013

Oxford Business Group is pleased to announce its media partnership with The Climate Control Conference which will be held on 6 – 7 October, in Qatar. In this respect we send you the following message from the conference organisers:

Dear Oxford Business Group Subscribers,

With a view to discussing district cooling within the framework of regulation, the sustainable use of water, end-user aspirations and carbon credits as a source of finance, the Seventh Edition of The Climate Control Conference (C3) will call upon delegates and speakers primarily from the district cooling stakeholder community in Qatar, the energy and water sectors and the finance industry.

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The aim of the Conference is to have a broad, Qatar-specific, policy-level discussion on different aspects, involving planning bodies, regulators, utilities (water, power and district cooling), bankers, carbon credit experts under the UN framework and end-users. Broadly speaking, the topics would include…

  • Government environmental policies and regulations in the region
  • Sustainable use of water
  • Energy security of Qatar and the region (energy efficiency, renewable sources of energy)
  • Financial considerations, and new approaches to district cooling
  • Carbon Emission Reductions (CERs) under the CDM framework
  • End-user concerns and the perception among building owners

Some specific topics:

  • Environmental policies
  • key milestones achieved
  • Responsible use of water resources
  • Power and energy security
  • Financial considerations
  • End-user and building owner perspectives

Delegates will include all key and relevant stakeholders, such as:

  • Government regulatory bodies and other Government agencies (including planning, infrastructure, utilities, energy, finance, social welfare)
  • Master developers in the Middle East
  • District Cooling utility providers from the region and from around the globe
  • End-users (tenants with technical background; the onus is on the tenants to send technically sound representatives)
  • Consultants
  • Contractors
  • Manufacturers and suppliers
  • Service providers
  • Academicians, thinkers, visionaries

Profile of delegates:

  • Ministers
  • Heads of Regulation
  • UN programmme directors
  • CEOs, CFOs
  • MEP Directors
  • Infrastructure Directors
  • Bankers and heads of other financial institutions


  • Ghaleb Abusaa CEO The Three Factors Company (en3 Solutions)
  • George Berbari CEO DC PRO Engineering
  • Tim Burbury Partner King & Spalding LLP
  • Ing. Gerhard Bingel Senior Industry Development Manager (MEA region) Nalco Gulf Ltd, Dubai
  • Dan Coday Sales Manager – International Tower Tech, Inc.
  • Dr Esam Elsarrag Director Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (Barwa & Qatari Diar Research Institute)
  • Hani Awni Hawamdeh LEED AP, QSAS CGP, General Manager – Pre-Contract Services Arab Engineering Bureau
  • Tayyab Husaini Regional Product Manager ME Modularized Packaged Chilling Systems & Cooling Towers Building Efficiency Johnson Controls
  • Mohannad Khader
  • Vice President – Commercial Qatar Cool

  • Salah Nezar LEED AP, GSAS GCP Sustainability Director Qatar Project Management
  • D. Reed Philips Projects Director Marafeq Qatar
  • Maurice JP Piché Administrator & Co-Owner Sonitec-Vortisand Inc.
  • Issa Qandeel Vice President – Development Qatar Cool
  • Pradeep Saxena General Manager TransGulf ElectroMechanical, Qatar
  • Dr. R. Seetharaman Chief Executive Officer Doha Bank Group
  • Hassan Sultan Director, Mechanical Department MZ & Partners

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