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The International Sustainability Resources & Technology Conference (ISRTC) aims to connect local and global stakeholders across academia, industry, and public sector to foster constructive...

  Where

Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, Muscat

  When

14-16 MARCH 2022

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Who's speaking

HH Sayyid Dr. Adham

HH Sayyid Dr. Adham Al Said

Assistant Professor of Economics at the College of Economics and Political Science in Sultan Qaboos University

HE Salim

HE Salim Al Aufi

Undersecretary, Ministry of Energy and Minerals

HE Dr. Ali

HE Dr. Ali Al Shidhani

Undersecretary for Communications and Information Technology, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

HE Dr. Saif

HE Dr. Saif Al Hiddabi

Undersecretary for Research and Innovation, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

HE Eng. Naif

HE Eng. Naif Al Abri

President, Civil Aviation Authority

HE Tahir

HE Tahir Al Amri

Executive President, Central Bank of Oman

HE Abdullah

HE Abdullah Al Salmi

Executive President, The Capital Market Authority (CMA)

HE Dr. Mansoor

HE Dr. Mansoor Al Hinai

Chairman, Authority for Public Services Regulation

Eng. Ahmed

Eng. Ahmed Al Subhi

Chairman, Oman Environmental Service Holding Company (be’ah)

Sayyid Dr. Munther

Sayyid Dr. Munther Al Busaidi

Advisor, Behavioral Economic Department, Ministry of Economy

Sheikh Mohammad

Sheikh Mohammad Al Harthy

Executive Vice President, Strategic Development Sector, be’ah

Spyros

Spyros Kouvelis

Director, EPLO Institute for Sustainable Development

Dr. Hisham

Dr. Hisham Sherif

Vice Chairman & CEO, The Egyptian Company for Solid Waste Recycling (ECARU)

Dr. Jane

Dr. Jane Gilbert

Consultant at Carbon Clarity and Vice Chair of the ISWA Working Group on Biological Treatment, UK

Dr. Lieve

Dr. Lieve Fransen

Executive Director and founding partner of the Platform for Transformative Technologies (P4TT)

Eng. Hassan

Eng. Hassan Al Amri

Executive Investment Director, Saudi Investment Recycling Company (PIF Company)

Dr. Ali

Dr. Ali Al Maktoumi

Director Of Water Research Center, Sultan Qaboos University

Ana

Ana Loureiro

National Member Representative ISWA Board & Communication Director at EGF

Marco

Marco Ricci

Environmental Consultant & Vice Chair ISWA Working Group Biological Treatment of Waste

Dr. Nazar

Dr. Nazar Hassan

Senior Regional STI Specialist For The Arab States, UNESCO

Dr. Ger

Dr. Ger Bergkamp

Executive Director, ARCOWA

Mohammed

Mohammed Al Shauyli

Climate Change and Sustainability Manager, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

Prof. Smita

Prof. Smita Srinivas

Visiting Professor at Open University UK and NCBS-TIFR, Bengaluru (National Centre for Biological Sciences-Tata Institute for Fundamental Research)

Dr. Paulo

Dr. Paulo Gadelha

Former Director of Fiocruz

Prof. Ahmed

Prof. Ahmed Al Harrasi

Vice Chancellor for Research, Graduate Studies and External Relations, University of Nizwa & Founder & Chair of Natural and Medical Sciences Research Center

Essam

Essam Al-Sharji

Head Corporate Affair, Oman Environmental Service Holding Company (be'ah)

Dr. Georgios

Dr. Georgios Kostakos

Co-founder and Executive Director, FOGGS

Kareem

Kareem Hassan

Executive Director, ESCWA Technology Centre for Development

Mohab

Mohab Ali Al-Hinai, PhD

Head – Center for Sustainability and Circular Economy, be'ah

Laila

Laila Al Hadhrami

Smart Cities Development Manager, National Energy Center

Ramon

Ramon Plana

Independent International Consultant in Biological Treatments for Organic Wastes

Marc

Marc Tijhuis

Managing Director, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)

Dr. Anne

Dr. Anne Woolridge

Chief Operating Officer, Independent Safety Services Limited

Kumayl

Kumayl Al Lawati

Head of Business Development, Oman Environmental Service Holding Company (be'ah)

Wei

Wei Liu

Coordinator of the UN Inter-agency Task Team on STI for the SDGs, Sustainable Development Officer, UN DESA

Dr. Farah

Dr. Farah Al Barwani

Research and Development Manager, be'ah

Luis

Luis Neves

CEO, Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GESI)

Sujay

Sujay Santra

Founder & CEO, iKure

Dr. Amer

Dr. Amer Al Hinai

Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Postgraduate Studies & Research, Sultan Qaboos University

Stephen

Stephen Gitonga

Regional Energy and Environment Specialist, United Nations Development Programme

Hani

Hani Tohme

Partner, Head of Waste Management global and Head of Sustainability, Roland Berger Middle East

Tom

Tom Clarke

GM Commercial, Oman Shell

Rodrigo

Rodrigo Costa

Chairman and CEO, REN

Sven

Sven Jense

Founder, Climate Cleanup

Khalil

Khalil Al Balushi

Marine Director, ASYAD Shipping

Philip

Philip Heylen

Director of the BoD of Port of Duqm Company, ISWA Chair of the 'Sustainable Cities Initiative' and/or UN-Habitat advisor ‘Waste Wise Cities’

Prof. Tom

Prof. Tom Richard

Director, Institutes of Energy and the Environment Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering Penn State University

Jerome

Jerome Viricel

General Manager RECAPP at Veolia Middle East

Matt

Matt Minshall

Managing Director of Translucidus and Founder and Owner of the Mayamn Water Project

William

William R. Crew

Founder & CEO, Inspired Solutions

Eng. Saleh

Eng. Saleh Al Shanfari

CEO, Oman Food Investment Holding

Malek

Malek Sukkar

CEO, Averda

Jean-Baptiste

Jean-Baptiste THUBERT

Technical Director, SIDEM

Rehab

Rehab Al Lawati

Chief Operating Officer, Rakiza Fund

Yousuf

Yousuf Al Bulushi

Associate Deputy Rector for Innovation and Educational Services, GUtech University

Saad

Saad Al Habsi

Department Head - Business Partnership & Solution, Ooredoo

Eng. Yaqoob

Eng. Yaqoob Al Kiyumi

CEO of Oman Power & Water Procurement Company (Member of Nama Group)

Shaima

Shaima Al Lawati

Vice President, Sustainability, OQ

Nasser

Nasser Al Mamary

Head of Environment, OQ Downstream

Kevin

Kevin Holliday

Managing Director, Companies Creating Change (C3)

Wendy

Wendy Bosmans

VP Production, bp Oman

Dr. Ali

Dr. Ali Al Alawi

Waste and wastewater lead, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

Dr. John

Dr. John Nkengason

Director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Suleiman

Suleiman Al Qasmi

Chief of Planning and Asset Management, Oman Water and Wastewater Services Company “Haya Water” (Member of NAMA Group)

Mohammed

Mohammed Al Mashani

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Port of Salalah

Siddiqa

Siddiqa Al Lawati

Manager Green Molecules, OQ Alternative Energy

Feras

Feras Al Farsi

Head of Sustainability & CSR, Oman Arab Bank

Prof. Ercan

Prof. Ercan Ağırbaş

Associate Professor, GUtech University

Adnan Zubaid

Adnan Zubaid Khan

Department Head Marketing – Corporate, Government & ICT Solutions, Ooredoo

Mazen

Mazen Raad

Chief Innovation Officer – SAP Middle East South

Amr

Amr Adel

Senior Vice President, Mobility East and Director, Shell Oman Marketing Company board

Rabih

Rabih Jawad

Chief Operating Officer, Averda International

Mohammed

Mohammed Al Balushi

Architect & Urban Planner and co-founder, Studio Maskat

Shaharin

Shaharin Annisa

Lecturer, Msc. Coordinator, International Urbanism department, University of Stuttgart and Representing MCTspaceLab Oman

Dr. Yasmine

Dr. Yasmine Souissi

Assistant Professor GUtech University

Program

Onsite Registration and Badges' Collection

Conference Room 1:

Welcome Remarks

HE Salim

Speaker

HE Salim Al Aufi

Undersecretary, Ministry of Energy and Minerals

Conference Room 1:

HIGH LEVEL POLICY MAKERS & SENIOR EXECUTIVE SESSION:

Technology can be used to monitor, control and mitigate climate change consequences. Earth observations, remote sensing, satellite data analytics, Al and loT are examples of market ready technologies that are used around the world. 

During this session, High level government representatives from the Sultanate of Oman and the industry will highlight the importance of technological transformations of the industrial and economic infrastructure, and how the Sultanate of Oman is enabling these transformations from production to consumption processes and the critical role policies, regulations and ESG funding play in accelerating their adoption.

HE Dr. Ali

Speaker

HE Dr. Ali Al Shidhani

Undersecretary for Communications and Information Technology, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology

HE Dr. Mansoor

Speaker

HE Dr. Mansoor Al Hinai

Chairman, Authority for Public Services Regulation

Eng. Ahmed

Speaker

Eng. Ahmed Al Subhi

Chairman, Oman Environmental Service Holding Company (be’ah)

HH Sayyid Dr. Adham

Moderator

HH Sayyid Dr. Adham Al Said

Assistant Professor of Economics at the College of Economics and Political Science in Sultan Qaboos University

Break & Networking at OSW Exhibition Area

Conference Room 3:

PILLAR 1: Session 1: Biowaste, Food Security and Soil

How Effective Biowaste Collection and Recycling Can Reduce Emissions and Improve Soils in 30°+

(SDG 13, SDG 15)

Summary: The greatest challenges of the next 10 years in biowaste treatment include creating value and market for compost and digestate, to re-orientate global agriculture towards sustainable management of soils and make cities aware about the pivotal role of organic waste in MSW management. This session shows how biowaste recycling can have profoundly positive effects against desertification, water and CO2 retention in soils and is particularly necessary for hot climates.

Marco

Speaker

Marco Ricci

Environmental Consultant & Vice Chair ISWA Working Group Biological Treatment of Waste

Ramon

Speaker

Ramon Plana

Independent International Consultant in Biological Treatments for Organic Wastes

Kumayl

Speaker

Kumayl Al Lawati

Head of Business Development, Oman Environmental Service Holding Company (be'ah)

Dr. Jane

Moderator

Dr. Jane Gilbert

Consultant at Carbon Clarity and Vice Chair of the ISWA Working Group on Biological Treatment, UK

Conference Room 2:

PILLAR 2: Session 1: A Road to Success: Strategic Planning for Sustainable Development
Exploring the Agenda 2030 Framework

(all 17 SDGs)

Summary: This Session Focuses on the work done by the United Nations Interagency Task Team on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (IATT). IATT is one of the 4 components of the Technology Facilitation Mechanism adopted by the Governments of the world under the Agenda 2030 framework. It aims at supporting countries in developing realistic and implementable STI roadmaps to achieve the SDGs.

Wei

Speaker

Wei Liu

Coordinator of the UN Inter-agency Task Team on STI for the SDGs, Sustainable Development Officer, UN DESA

Kareem

Speaker

Kareem Hassan

Executive Director, ESCWA Technology Centre for Development

Prof. Ahmed

Speaker

Prof. Ahmed Al Harrasi

Vice Chancellor for Research, Graduate Studies and External Relations, University of Nizwa & Founder & Chair of Natural and Medical Sciences Research Center

Dr. Nazar

Moderator

Dr. Nazar Hassan

Senior Regional STI Specialist For The Arab States, UNESCO

Conference Room 1:

PILLAR 3: Session 1: Sustainability & the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Industry 4.0 as key enabler for the transition to a sustainable economy

(SDG 9)

Summary: This topic holds the possibility of unleashing unprecedented breakthrough technologies, the velocity, scale and impact of which will herald the transformation of the entire system of production, management, and governance. This session aims to view emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, the internet of things, nanotechnology, and quantum computing in a regional and local context

Luis

Speaker

Luis Neves

CEO, Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GESI)

Laila

Speaker

Laila Al Hadhrami

Smart Cities Development Manager, National Energy Center

Adnan Zubaid

Speaker

Adnan Zubaid Khan

Department Head Marketing – Corporate, Government & ICT Solutions, Ooredoo

Mazen

Speaker

Mazen Raad

Chief Innovation Officer – SAP Middle East South

Amr

Speaker

Amr Adel

Senior Vice President, Mobility East and Director, Shell Oman Marketing Company board

Saad

Moderator

Saad Al Habsi

Department Head - Business Partnership & Solution, Ooredoo

Break & Networking at OSW Exhibition Area

Conference Room 1:

Panel Discussion: The Importance of Technological Transitions to Reach the SDGs and Climate Change Challenges

HE Dr. Saif

Speaker

HE Dr. Saif Al Hiddabi

Undersecretary for Research and Innovation, Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

HE Eng. Naif

Speaker

HE Eng. Naif Al Abri

President, Civil Aviation Authority

Siddiqa

Moderator

Siddiqa Al Lawati

Manager Green Molecules, OQ Alternative Energy

Conference Room 3:

PILLAR 1: Session 2 Safe Management of Healthcare Waste (SD3)
Summary: What is more important, human health or planetary health? How can we still be sustainable while having these huge vaccination programs?

Rabih

Speaker

Rabih Jawad

Chief Operating Officer, Averda International

Dr. Anne

Moderator

Dr. Anne Woolridge

Chief Operating Officer, Independent Safety Services Limited

Conference Room 2:

PILLAR 2: Session 2: Regional and national Success Stories
National and International Programs for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI)

(all 17 SDGs)

Summary: Focuses on concrete regional and national programs in support of the transition to a sustainable industrial development and circular economy. Various UN agencies support these programs with the aim of bridging gaps in STI planning and policies in order to achieve SDG targets.

Kareem

Speaker

Kareem Hassan

Executive Director, ESCWA Technology Centre for Development

Yousuf

Speaker

Yousuf Al Bulushi

Associate Deputy Rector for Innovation and Educational Services, GUtech University

Eng. Yaqoob

Speaker

Eng. Yaqoob Al Kiyumi

CEO of Oman Power & Water Procurement Company (Member of Nama Group)

Dr. Georgios

Moderator

Dr. Georgios Kostakos

Co-founder and Executive Director, FOGGS

Conference Room 1:

PILLAR 3: Session 2: Integrated Water Resource Management
Integrated technological solutions & critical levers of change for deployment and upscaling

(SDG 9)

Summary: Focuses on Integrated water resources management. The session addresses the market ready technological innovations that can substantially contribute in making the water sector sustainable and which ones are particularly suited to be deployed in the region.

Dr. Ger

Speaker

Dr. Ger Bergkamp

Executive Director, ARCOWA

Matt

Speaker

Matt Minshall

Managing Director of Translucidus and Founder and Owner of the Mayamn Water Project

Jean-Baptiste

Speaker

Jean-Baptiste THUBERT

Technical Director, SIDEM

Dr. Ali

Speaker

Dr. Ali Al Alawi

Waste and wastewater lead, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

Suleiman

Speaker

Suleiman Al Qasmi

Chief of Planning and Asset Management, Oman Water and Wastewater Services Company “Haya Water” (Member of NAMA Group)

Dr. Ali

Moderator

Dr. Ali Al Maktoumi

Director Of Water Research Center, Sultan Qaboos University

Networking at OSW Exhibition Area

Onsite Registration and Badges' Collection

Conference Room 1:

Plenary Panel Discussion

Funding the Future: Exploring Sustainable Finance and ESG Investing.

Summary: With the ever increasing importance of meeting climate goals, organizations and companies are finding ways to ensure capital creates positive social and environmental outcomes alongside financial return. Those who are best able to articulate, measure, and maximize their social and environmental impact will be poised to attract the inflows of capital that is funding future investments. This session aims to investigate the role of both the public and private sector in sustainable finance, discuss strategies and frameworks for responding to financial risks posed by social and sustainability issues, including impact investing, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing, and positive screening. In addition, megatrends and potentially disruptive innovations will be explored and debated.

HE Tahir

Speaker

HE Tahir Al Amri

Executive President, Central Bank of Oman

HE Abdullah

Speaker

HE Abdullah Al Salmi

Executive President, The Capital Market Authority (CMA)

Spyros

Speaker

Spyros Kouvelis

Director, EPLO Institute for Sustainable Development

Rehab

Speaker

Rehab Al Lawati

Chief Operating Officer, Rakiza Fund

William

Moderator

William R. Crew

Founder & CEO, Inspired Solutions

Break & Networking at OSW Exhibition Area

Conference Room 3:

PILLAR 1: Session 3: Behavior Change and Social Innovation Through Communication
A Call for Collective Engagement

(SDG 13)

SummaryHow to reach objectives for a public waste management company in a successful program to raise public and political awareness/acceptance for new technologies or behavior with communication.

Essam

Speaker

Essam Al-Sharji

Head Corporate Affair, Oman Environmental Service Holding Company (be'ah)

Jerome

Speaker

Jerome Viricel

General Manager RECAPP at Veolia Middle East

Nasser

Speaker

Nasser Al Mamary

Head of Environment, OQ Downstream

Ana

Moderator

Ana Loureiro

National Member Representative ISWA Board & Communication Director at EGF

Conference Room 2:

PILLAR 2: Session 3: Strategic Sustainable Development planning in a post covid era

Summary: How to transform global and regional policies and guide public health and industrial investments for a sustainable and efficient post-Covid society and economy.

Prof. Smita

Speaker

Prof. Smita Srinivas

Visiting Professor at Open University UK and NCBS-TIFR, Bengaluru (National Centre for Biological Sciences-Tata Institute for Fundamental Research)

Sujay

Speaker

Sujay Santra

Founder & CEO, iKure

Dr. Paulo

Speaker

Dr. Paulo Gadelha

Former Director of Fiocruz

Dr. Lieve

Moderator

Dr. Lieve Fransen

Executive Director and founding partner of the Platform for Transformative Technologies (P4TT)

Conference Room 1:

PILLAR 3: Session 3: Sustainable Energy
Energy Positive Communities

(SDG 7, SDG 13)

Summary: This topic summarizes the major technological innovations for energy provision to all, giving examples of the ground applications of innovative technologies that substantially increase sustainable energy for all and what is needed to deploy these innovative tech solutions at scale in the regions. Furthermore, it reflects on the applicability of the technologies presented in the region and Oman, and what critical actions need to be taken to promote the deployment of the technologies in the region.

Stephen

Speaker

Stephen Gitonga

Regional Energy and Environment Specialist, United Nations Development Programme

Tom

Speaker

Tom Clarke

GM Commercial, Oman Shell

Rodrigo

Speaker

Rodrigo Costa

Chairman and CEO, REN

Dr. Amer

Moderator

Dr. Amer Al Hinai

Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Postgraduate Studies & Research, Sultan Qaboos University

Break & Networking at OSW Exhibition Area

Conference Room 1:

Keynote Address: Social Behavior and Corporate Change Management

Sayyid Dr. Munther

Speaker

Sayyid Dr. Munther Al Busaidi

Advisor, Behavioral Economic Department, Ministry of Economy

Dr. Farah

Moderator

Dr. Farah Al Barwani

Research and Development Manager, be'ah

Conference Room 1:

Discussion: Technologies for global Sustainable health beyond Covid 19

Dr. Lieve

Speaker

Dr. Lieve Fransen

Executive Director and founding partner of the Platform for Transformative Technologies (P4TT)

Dr. John

Speaker

Dr. John Nkengason

Director of the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention

Conference Room 3:

PILLAR 1: Session 4: Planning for Success
Ambitious Goals in Solid Waste Management

(SDG 13, SDG 15)

SummaryCities and nations are leading the way in sustainable solid waste management activities through local and regional goal setting: see how several countries set the bar high and how it makes a big difference to do so!

Dr. Jane

Speaker

Dr. Jane Gilbert

Consultant at Carbon Clarity and Vice Chair of the ISWA Working Group on Biological Treatment, UK

Hani

Speaker

Hani Tohme

Partner, Head of Waste Management global and Head of Sustainability, Roland Berger Middle East

Dr. Hisham

Speaker

Dr. Hisham Sherif

Vice Chairman & CEO, The Egyptian Company for Solid Waste Recycling (ECARU)

Ana

Moderator

Ana Loureiro

National Member Representative ISWA Board & Communication Director at EGF

Conference Room 2:

PILLAR 2: Session 4: The Economy of Carbon Emissions C02 as a resource

(SDG 13)

Summary: This session will zoom in on realistic doable solutions to address the climate change problem.

Dr. Farah

Speaker

Dr. Farah Al Barwani

Research and Development Manager, be'ah

Prof. Tom

Speaker

Prof. Tom Richard

Director, Institutes of Energy and the Environment Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering Penn State University

Mohammed

Speaker

Mohammed Al Shauyli

Climate Change and Sustainability Manager, Petroleum Development Oman (PDO)

Wendy

Speaker

Wendy Bosmans

VP Production, bp Oman

Dr. Lieve

Moderator

Dr. Lieve Fransen

Executive Director and founding partner of the Platform for Transformative Technologies (P4TT)

Conference Room 1:

PILLAR 3: Session 4: Sailing to New Haven (SDG 7, SDG 9, SDG 13)

SummaryThe session would also focus on sustainable coastal and marine economic development solutions and highlight major technological innovations in the sustainable ports and harbor’s industry. Examples of on the ground applications of innovative technologies that substantially increase the sustainability of ports and harbor’s operations and what is needed to deploy these innovative tech solutions at scale in the region would be presented. The session will also dwell on reflections on the applicability of the technologies presented in the region and Oman, and what critical actions need to be taken to promote the deployment of the technologies in the region.

Sven

Speaker

Sven Jense

Founder, Climate Cleanup

Khalil

Speaker

Khalil Al Balushi

Marine Director, ASYAD Shipping

Philip

Speaker

Philip Heylen

Director of the BoD of Port of Duqm Company, ISWA Chair of the 'Sustainable Cities Initiative' and/or UN-Habitat advisor ‘Waste Wise Cities’

Mohammed

Speaker

Mohammed Al Mashani

Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Port of Salalah

HH Sayyid Dr. Adham

Moderator

HH Sayyid Dr. Adham Al Said

Assistant Professor of Economics at the College of Economics and Political Science in Sultan Qaboos University

Networking at OSW Exhibition Area

Conference Room 1:

Sustainability is a Journey, not a Destination
Advancing Lifelong Learning and Access to Education

Summary: This session will focus on how to advance lifelong learning and access to Education. This Session starts off with an overview of new technologies that can substantially contribute to the concept of Education for all and lifelong learning. To move towards sustainable societies and economies in a quickly changing world we need to teach differently, taking advantage of the opportunities the digital economy offers, and we need to teach different topics - such as computational skills, algorithms, artificial intelligence, big data, social and emotional intelligence. This session will build on a comprehensive assessment of the use of ICT technologies for forwarding the SDGs “Digital with a purpose: Delivering a smarter 2030” and discuss how new development in education can jumpstart a nation on the road to sustainability and economic prosperity

Dr. Georgios

Speaker

Dr. Georgios Kostakos

Co-founder and Executive Director, FOGGS

Kevin

Speaker

Kevin Holliday

Managing Director, Companies Creating Change (C3)

Dr. Nazar

Moderator

Dr. Nazar Hassan

Senior Regional STI Specialist For The Arab States, UNESCO

Break & Networking at OSW Exhibition Area

Conference Room 2:

PILLAR 1: Session 5 Future of Waste Management

Summary:  In October ISWA launched a ten-year outlook “The Future of Waste Management” highlighting the key issues around the transition to a circular economy, the role waste management will play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and combating climate change. The writers of the report will join this panel to talk further on how to move forward into the new decade.

Ana

Speaker

Ana Loureiro

National Member Representative ISWA Board & Communication Director at EGF

Dr. Anne

Speaker

Dr. Anne Woolridge

Chief Operating Officer, Independent Safety Services Limited

Dr. Jane

Speaker

Dr. Jane Gilbert

Consultant at Carbon Clarity and Vice Chair of the ISWA Working Group on Biological Treatment, UK

Malek

Speaker

Malek Sukkar

CEO, Averda

Marc

Moderator

Marc Tijhuis

Managing Director, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)

Conference Room 1:

PILLAR 2: Session 5 Paving the Path to Sustainability
A Regional Action Plan

(all 17 SDGs)

Summary: Having reviewed in session 1 and 2 what is happening in the regional and that national levels with regards to planning for Sustainable Development, and having zoomed in session 3 and 4 on the economic feasible solutions for climate change, this session will chart the way forward, discuss and and possibly  develop a roadmap for future national and regional action and make the bridge to ISRTC 2023.

Eng. Saleh

Speaker

Eng. Saleh Al Shanfari

CEO, Oman Food Investment Holding

Shaima

Speaker

Shaima Al Lawati

Vice President, Sustainability, OQ

Feras

Speaker

Feras Al Farsi

Head of Sustainability & CSR, Oman Arab Bank

Eng. Hassan

Speaker

Eng. Hassan Al Amri

Executive Investment Director, Saudi Investment Recycling Company (PIF Company)

Mohab

Moderator

Mohab Ali Al-Hinai, PhD

Head – Center for Sustainability and Circular Economy, be'ah

Conference Room 3:

PILLAR 3 : Session 5 Sustainable Urban Planning and Development
(all SDGs)

Summary: What will the city of the future look like? Can we produce smart cities by sustainable planning? And what is a smart city? How cities will remain livable and how housing and mobility have to change is the topic of this session.

Mohammed

Speaker

Mohammed Al Balushi

Architect & Urban Planner and co-founder, Studio Maskat

Shaharin

Speaker

Shaharin Annisa

Lecturer, Msc. Coordinator, International Urbanism department, University of Stuttgart and Representing MCTspaceLab Oman

Dr. Yasmine

Speaker

Dr. Yasmine Souissi

Assistant Professor GUtech University

Prof. Ercan

Moderator

Prof. Ercan Ağırbaş

Associate Professor, GUtech University

Break & Networking at OSW Exhibition Area

Conference Room 1:

Closing Session

SummaryThis session will discuss the key findings of the conference, the link with Oman 2040 vision and plans for next ISRTC / ISWA 2023 in Oman.

Sheikh Mohammad

Speaker

Sheikh Mohammad Al Harthy

Executive Vice President, Strategic Development Sector, be’ah

Dr. Lieve

Speaker

Dr. Lieve Fransen

Executive Director and founding partner of the Platform for Transformative Technologies (P4TT)

Marc

Speaker

Marc Tijhuis

Managing Director, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)

Networking at OSW Exhibition Area

Themes

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p4tt
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INTERNATIONAL SUSTAINABILITY RESOURCES & TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE - SUSTAINABILITY,TECHNOLOGY,RESOURCES