Dubai to Grow into World’s Smartest City

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Dubai will host Smart Grids & Smart Meters Summit 2015 co-facilitated by DEWA, SEWA, FEWA and ADWEA.

Smart Grids & Smart Meters Summit is annually held unique conference-led exhibition as an effort to achieve Energy Efficiency and Sustainability in Middle East countries. This Summit-Expo brings together the smart grid and energy authorities from MENA region.

Summit’s 5th edition will set to stage on 28 October 2015 at Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE.  This two day conference will focus on the development and implementation of smart grids to enhance the consumption of energy-efficient and renewable advanced technologies, M2M technology, and renewable sources along with sustainable technology-led solutions. This event will also support the integrated and organized strategies required to meet up the energy sufficiency goals.

Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany (Director of Sustainability in Masdar) will be the keynote speaker of the conference.

“With smart grids expected to play such an important role in unlocking both demand side response and options for energy management, it is encouraging to see Dubai leading the way in terms of their actual roll-out. A total of one million smart meters are to be installed in apartments and villas across the emirate over the next five years by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), with an impressive 100,000 already in place,” said Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany,

DEWA (Dubai Electricity and Water Authority) has introduced 3 initiatives so as to support the vision of H.E Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Dubai’s ruler and Prime Minister plus Vice president of UAE), for Dubai to grow as the smartest city on globe. These initiatives are aimed to bring optimal awareness to about energy demands, production and consumption to Dubai residents.

This event will have full support by H.E. Eng. Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei-Minister of Energy, UAE. He will gather the key decision makers responsible for the major utility infrastructure projects from UAE and other Arab countries including Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, Jordan, Oman, Bahrain, Lebanon, and Kuwait.

This notable summit & SUME Expo plays significant role to strengthen the UAE’s position as ‘The Business Hub’ for all water and energy related products and services.

Number of eminent government representatives and officials from different countries have been invited to speak at the summit. Key speakers include:

Marco Christiaan Janssen, Active Director of DEWA; Sabah Mashaly, Undersecretary for Developing Performance & Political Communication at Ministry of Electricity & Renewable Energy in Egypt; Scott Minos, Senior Policy & Communications Specialist from the US Department of Energy; Mohamed Nagib Omara, Technical Advisor to The President at Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation and many more.

The exhibition will run alongside the conference and will accommodate above 30 exhibitors distributed into 4 themed zones including Smart Grids, Water, Power and the Waste Solutions. This expo has already attracted key support from EGBC, SASIA, OSGP, and CEBC. It is likely to fetch over 1,000 trade visitors.

Key sponsors of this 2-Days event includes SEWA, WIPRO, C3 Energy, NEEDS, G3-PLC Alliance, PETRA, CESI, Baer, SACEM, SENSUS and ANSES.

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Zuzana Novakova

Exhibition Marketing Manager

Fleming Gulf Exhibitions