10 - 11 December, 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Forum Day Two: Monday, 11 December 2017


8:30 am - 9:55 am Registration, refreshments and networking

9:55 am - 10:00 am Opening remarks from the Master of Ceremonies

A successful journey towards dynamic stakeholder engagement, strengthened partnerships and robust data.

Sheikha Al Hosani

Acting Executive Director, Environment Quality Sector
Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi


Regulations, plans and policy for monitoring and management of pollution from transportation:
Balancing reward and penalties towards goals and visions including:
RTA’s new incentive plan for buyers of electric vehicles: Inceptives such as free recharge and free Salik as a step in the right direction in changing the UAE populations’ consumption habits.
And Abu Dhabi Police’s emission reduction project and a showcase of the department’s low-emission vehicles

Dr. Farid Chaaban

AZM University

Mansour Malik

Environment, Health and Safety Management Specialist
Department of Transport

Senior Representative


Senior Representative


11:00 am - 11:30 am Hydrogen Vehicles Showcase:

Senior Representative, ,Al Futtaim / Toyota
Showcase of the latest technology in green transportation, and the benefits of Hydrogen Vehicles in pollution reduction

Senior Representative

Al Futtaim / Toyota

After a quick introduction from the moderator, each panelist will present a ten-minute presentation or case study on the green vehicles that are leading the way of change across the UAE including:
  • Snapshot Case Study on Electric Vehicles
  • Snapshot Case Study on Hybrid Vehicles
  • Snapshot Case Study on NGVS
This will be followed by questions from the audience.

Stefan Kraxner

Competitiveness Advisor and Senior Project Manager
Department of Economic Development - Abu Dhabi

Ahmad Al Haidani

Department Manager NG sales and customer service

Learn about the latest initiatives by leading organisations and their journey using biofuels
  • Snapshot Case Study on Etihad Airways’ role in developing a sustainable aviation biofuel industry in the UAE
  • Snapshot Case Study on McDonald’s Arabia’s partnership with Neutral Fuels to transform waste into biodiesel

Linden Coppell

Head of Sustainability
Etihad Aviation Group

Walid Fakih

General Manager
McDonald’s UAE

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Networking break


1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Presentation:

Senior Representative, ,IRENA
Importance of adopting renewable energies in order to improve air quality.

Senior Representative


Renewable energies: The region’s commitment to sustainable, environmentally friendly and pollution free energy sources and their contributions to clean air national policies

Overview of three leading projects:

Project One: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC)’s Barakah Nuclear Power Plant: Clean Energy for the UAE

Project Two: The Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA)’s construction of the world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) project: within the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park: Clean Energy for the UAE

Project Three: A look at ENOC’s fully renewable petrol stations as a model for reducing carbon emissions to improve air quality

Dr. Simon Pearson

Environmental Policy and Strategy Specialist
Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi

Hussein Abdullah Madi

Director of Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability
Emirates Nuclear Energy Company (ENEC)


Brijesh Dhruve

Chief Environment Officer

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm AWARDS CEREMONY:

 Awards distribution ceremony to the Sponsors and Exhibitors of Future Clean Air Technologies for the recognition of their support paving the pathway and contributing to the UAE’s national vision.

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Lunch break


Promoting sustainable industrial growth in Abu Dhabi

Nabil Al Awlaqi

Acting Director, Environment, Health and Safety Department
Industrial Development Bureau Abu Dhabi


Amjad Naaz

Deputy Chief Engineer Environment & Safety
Fujairah Cement Industries

Vidya Sagar

HSE Manager
Al Ghurair Iron & Steel

Mohammed Al Jawi

Senior Manager, Environment & Waste Management
Emirates Global Aluminum

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Panel Discussion:

The evolution of industrial and manufacturing firms with plants reliant on burning of fossil fuels: The role of design and technology on reducing pollution from plants.
A look at design and construction of the world’s cleanest smelting factory launched by EGA

Mohammed Al Jawi

Senior Manager, Environment & Waste Management
Emirates Global Aluminum

Discussing the latest in design, technology and upgrades implemented by leading regional oil and gas companies to reduce their levels of pollution and support national agendas.

Eva Ramos

Director Policy Analysis and Economics
Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi

Dr. Muhammad Tayab

HSE Advisor
ADNOC Onshore


Brijesh Dhruve

Chief Environment Officer

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm Closing remarks from the forum MC and end of the forum

The published programme is correct at time of printing. However, given the seniority of our speakers and the nature of their roles, speakers may subsequently substitute or remove themselves from the programme. This is always regrettable, and we will always try to replace the speaker with a speaker with equivalent insight.