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Summit to discuss UAE’s green infrastructure growth plans

DUBAI, March 8, 2020

Leading experts will unravel the UAE’s green infrastructure growth plans at the Middle East Smart Landscape Summit which runs from April 7 to 8 in Dubai.

In line with the theme, 'Building Healthy Natural Environments and Sustainable Communities,' the trends in the landscaping industry in the region and topics on sustainable landscaping techniques, new and innovative technologies in landscape architecture, and green roofs and walls will dominate the two-day conference agenda, said the organisers Expotrade Global.

The eighth edition of the Middle East Smart Landscape Summit is being held with the support of Dubai Municipality as the Official Government Partner from April 7 to 8 at Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa.

More than 400 senior landscape architects and designers, urban planners, sustainability experts, engineering consultants, along with municipal and government officials from across the GCC region will be attending the event.

Sharjah Sustainable City CEO Yousif AlMutawa will deliver the welcome address at the event, which has the support of over 25 leading solution providers such as Dynamo Playgrounds, Alyaf Geocomposites, Bin Hendi Play, Hunter Industries, Schaduf, and Gulf Perlite, said the organisers.

The programme agenda will cover keynote presentations, panel `discussions and case study presentations, they added.

Taleb Abdulkareem Jilfar, Executive Director - Infrastructure Services Division, Dubai Municipality, Michael Austin, Senior Urban Planner, City of Bellevue, Washington, Rob Lockhart, Chief Compliance Officer, Dynamo Playgrounds, Andrew Leech, Commercial Director, Geofabrics Limited, Khaled M. Abdelgawad, Design Director & Partner, Schaduf, and Fady Nassim, Executive Head of Urban Planning, Jeddah Economic Company will deliver presentations on the opening day.

Over 40 subject matter experts will participate in panel discussions on topics related to building sustainable cities, the evolving role of a landscape designer, innovative landscape design in the development and maintenance of recreational & sports facilities, and reinventing green livable cities in the Middle East and maintaining iconic landmarks through the test of time.-TradeArabia News Service


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