10th Gulf Water Conference, Doha/Qatar
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Conference // 10th Gulf Water Conference, Doha/Qatar

"Water in the GCC States <<-->> The Water-Energy-Food Nexus"

The 10th Gulf Water conference will be organized in Doha, Qatar, from 22-24 April 2012, by The Water Science and Technology Association (WSTA) in cooperation with Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) and the General Secretariat for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC-SG) under the slogan: "Water in the GCC States — The Water-Energy-Food Nexus" in Doha Grand Hyatt Hotel.

The conference will be held under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, Qatar, and will attended by a number of Ministers, Under-Secretaries, and GCC, Arab and international water professionals from the public and private sectors, and representatives of international, regional and local organizations.

Conference Objectives

~Raising awareness to the importance of considering and dealing with the strong inter-sector between water, energy, and agriculture, and identifying the major inter-relations, inter-dependencies, challenges, and opportunities of these resources today and in the future in the GCC countries.

~Facilitating an open discussion platform to share knowledge and experiences between researchers, executives, decision and policy makers, and other stakeholders, on modern methodologies and techniques used in the planning and preparation of medium- and long-term national strategies for the sustainable management of water, energy, and food in the GCC countries, and other dry regions.

~Formulating a research framework and strategy for the needed research in the field of identifying the role and value of energy in the various water sectors in the GCC countries.

~Formulating a research framework and strategy for the needed research in the field of rational and efficient water use in the agricultural sector and maximizing its value added.

~Building a network between individuals, institutes, NGOs in the GCC countries, the Arab countries, and other countries that are interested in scientific research in the water-energy-food nexus.

Speakers

-Dr. Thameur Chaibi, Water and Energy systems analysis

-Dr. Ahmed Khater, Centre for Clean Water and Clean Energy

-Dr. Walid Saleh, Centre for Clean Water and Clean Energy

-Dr. Salem Rashrash, Centre for Clean Water and Clean Energy

-Dr. Ayman Abu Hadid, Centre for Clean Water and Clean Energy

-Dr. AbdulAziz Turbak, Water and Energy systems analysis

-Dr. Khalid Al-Ruwais, Centre for Clean Water and Clean Energy

-Dr. Abdalla Abd El-Salam, Centre for Clean Water and Clean Energy

-Dr. Iyad Hussein, Centre for Clean Water and Clean Energy

-Dr. Slim Zekri, Centre for Clean Water and Clean Energy

-Dr. Mohamed Abd Rabo, Water and Energy systems analysis

-Dr. Ralf Klingbeil, UN-ESCWA

-Dr. Radoune Choukrallah, Centre for Clean Water and Clean Energy

-Dr. Odeh AlJayoussi, Centre for Clean Water and Clean Energy

-Dr. Corinene Wallace, Centre for Clean Water and Clean Energy

-Dr. Hamid Bakir, CEHA/WHO

-Dr. Tom Williams

-Dr. Ania Grobicki, Centre for Clean Water and Clean Energy

-Dr. Ghaith Fariz, UNDP

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