Under the patronage of the Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department – Dubai, Mosque Design & Development Summit was launched today
Dubai (May 3, 2017) – Under the patronage of the Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department – Dubai, Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) launched Mosque Design & Development Summit at Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai.
The summit was officially supported by the UAE Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Etihad ESCO and was inaugurated with a keynote address by Dr. Mohammad Ahmad Al Qurashi from the Islamic Affairs & Charitable Activities Department – Dubai.
Mustapha Aanzi from Etihad ESCO shared a presentation titled “From Mosques with Liwans and Sahns, to energy efficient (green) mosque” whilst Jimmy El-Hajj presented about driving energy efficiency in mosques.
Sustainability in mosques was a hot topic that was discussed by Abdelkarim Ahmed Alhosani from Government of Sharjah Department of Islamic Affairs.
Another interesting presentation was delivered by Adel M. Mokhtar focusing on mosques contemporary architecture particularly the typology and design needs in the Middle East in terms of function, sustainably and aesthetics.
Solution providers like Honeywell, Lindner / DE, GSL Pro, Oriental Weavers, Kanafani Marble Industries, Alsorayai Group, Carpetland, Armstrong, Eslimi Carpet, Dutch Creative Industry / ONL BV, Precise Group, MAS Paints, Asfour Crystal, Al Yousuf Green Tech and IDIA showcased their newest technologies and solutions in the field of mosque design and sustainability.
Day two (May 4) of the summit will feature many more interesting presentations, to name a few: Positioning mosques as points of excellence in implementation of Dubai DSM Strategy 2030, Zero Energy mosques and buildings – the future in UAE, a panel discussion on the future of mosque and beyond and many more.
Organisers: Advanced Conferences & Meetings is a premium business-to-business conference company focused on the requirements of the MENA region. Its events are highly tailored networking and learning opportunities, bringing senior decision makers together and providing up-to-the-minute information on industry trends, government initiatives, technological advances and developments in regulation. As such, they act not only as extremely effective tools for gaining business advantage, but also as high level platforms for change in the industries they serve.