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Msheireb Properties is a real estate development company and a subsidiary of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development.

Launched in March 2009, Msheireb Properties supports the Qatar National Vision 2030 and the Qatar Foundation’s aims. The company has a mission to change the way people think about urban living, through innovations that encourage social interaction, respect for culture and greater care for the environment. The company is fundamentally guided by the vision of its chairperson, Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, to create built environments that reflect the culture and aspirations of the people of Qatar.

Each development undertaken by Msheireb Properties will optimise design and functionality to enrich the lives of individuals through relevant, vibrant and sustainable communities. In line with this vision, the company spent three years developing a new architectural vernacular for Qatar. Significantly, the methodology used to create this new architectural vernacular can be applied to projects around the world.
An emerging leader in sustainable development, its signature project, Msheireb Downtown Doha, employs a new approach to urban planning, combining traditional methods and modern technology, aimed at safeguarding both the environment and the cultural identity of Qatar.

Msheireb Properties partnered with industry leaders and experts in order to align the architectural lessons of the past with the latest in eco-friendly technologies to realise a language that is relevant, enriching and truly Qatari. The new language will be used to create buildings of a shared DNA, reviving local heritage and culture through a unified architectural idiom.

Ensuring quality at all times, the company’s culture of excellence is reflected in the rapid achievement of Msheireb Properties receiving ISO certification from the British Standards Institution for Quality (ISO 9001:2008), Environmental Performance (ISO 14001:2004), Occupational Health and Safety (BS OHSAS 18001:2007), and Risk Management Standard (ISO 31000:2009).

With the highest concentration of LEED certified buildings in the world, Msheireb features a sustainable design that consumes fewer resources, generates less waste, costs less to operate, and achieves a reduced carbon footprint.

With Msheireb Downtown Doha, the company is developing a blueprint for sustainable urban regeneration, and believes in sharing the knowledge and experience with the industry.


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ATELIER |,atuh'lye|
noun: a workshop or studio used by designers, specialists

A101 is a team of dedicated professionals who implement cutting-edge technology, deliver unique experiences and help our clients reach their best performances. As digital transformation is the key to success in our new economic and social models; A101 provides services and solutions in the fields of marketing, events and interactive exhibits to help businesses succeed.
A101 also has its own cloud business solutions dedicated to enhancing business operations through data and its analysis in activities such as event, facility management, human resources dashboard and much more.



COMMUNICATION SPONSOR



Vodafone Qatar is part of one of the world’s largest telecommunications group, the Vodafone Group.

Vodafone Qatar switched on its mobile network on 1 March 2009 and shortly after started delivering great value to its customers with a range of exciting products and services. Having built a world class converged IP network, Vodafone launched fibre-based consumer and enterprise fixed-line services commercially in October 2012.

Vodafone’s vision is to play a role in helping everyone in Qatar live a better today and build a better tomorrow and the Company is committed to providing world class telecommunications infrastructure to support Qatar National Vision 2030.

ACADEMIC PARTNER

The Environmental Science Center (ESC) is located in Doha at Qatar's national university i.e. Qatar University, and is dedicated to the pursuit of scientific research excellence & applied environmental science, with special focus on the marine, atmospheric and earth sciences. With over forty research & administrative staff, the ESC conducts multidisciplinary environmental research, and provides key expertise to address complex sustainability challenges. Being adjacent to the Arabian Gulf, the ESC is ideally placed to conduct research on the unique environment of Qatar & the region for government and the private sector. With university and government partners from GCC countries, Europe and the USA, the center has a strong outreach for research collaboration. The marine research endeavours of the ESC are supported by our class-leading marine research ship, the RV Janan - as generously donated by His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar.



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The Architects Hub is an architecture networking platform. We challenge the status quo pushing boundaries to create unique networking experiences dedicated to promoting the business of architecture in Qatar. We help architects create business leads, partnerships, collaborations and joint-ventures. The Architects’ Hub is committed to preserving culture and heritage in the local architectural identity; creating a sustainable lifestyle through good design and the arts. We foster excellence in the practice of architecture. Involvement of the local and global architectural communities in the creation of the ultimate urban experience is key. We believe that creating an open dialogue and engaging the local community is vital.




ARAB YOUTH CLIMATE MOVEMENT QATAR

AYCM Qatar believe that youth can make a positive change through raising awareness, education and help build the capacity of local Qatar population to understand the effects of climate change on their communities and to take action.

AYCM Qatar are the Qatari Chapter of the Arab Youth Climate Movement (AYCM) which is an independent and voluntary body. AYCM Qatar was establised in the lead up to the COP21 in the summer of 2015.

www.aycm.org


BSI (British Standards Institution) is the business standards company that equips businesses with the necessary solutions to turn standards of best practice into habits of excellence. Formed in 1901, BSI was the world’s first National Standards Body and a founding member of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Over a century later it continues to facilitate business improvement across the globe by helping its clients drive performance, manage risk and grow sustainably through the adoption of international management systems standards, many of which BSI originated. Renowned for its marks of excellence including the consumer recognized BSI Kitemark™, BSI’s influence spans multiple sectors including aerospace, construction, energy, engineering, finance, healthcare, IT and retail. BSI Middle East and Africa (MEA) Regional Head Office is based in Dubai with branches in Abu Dhabi, Qatar and South Africa. BSI’s business streams in the MEA region focus centrally on Assurance, Training and Product Certification. With over 80,000 clients in 182 countries, BSI is an organization whose standards inspire excellence across the globe. 




The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) is the professional body that exists to:

‘support the Science, Art and Practice of building services engineering, by providing our members and the public with first class information and education services and promoting the spirit of fellowship which guides our work.'

CIBSE promotes the career of building services engineers by accrediting courses of study in further and higher education, by approving work based training programmes and providing routes to full professional Registration and Membership, including Chartered Engineer, Incorporated Engineer and Engineering Technician. Once qualified, CIBSE offers a range of services, all focused on maintaining and enhancing professional excellence throughout a career.

CIBSE is the standard setter and authority on building services engineering. It publishes Guidance and Codes which are internationally recognized as authoritative, and sets the criteria for best practice in the profession.

The Institution speaks for the profession and so is consulted by government on matters relating to construction, engineering and sustainability. It is represented on major bodies and organizations which govern construction and engineering occupations in the UK, Europe and worldwide.

CIBSE is a pioneer in responding to the threat of climate change.

CIBSE Members belong to a global network of professional support and expertise.





The Chartered Institute of Building is at the heart of a management career in construction.
 
We are the world's largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership.  We have a Royal Charter to promote the science and practice of building and construction for the benefit of society, and we’ve been doing that since 1834. Our members work worldwide in the development, conservation and improvement of the built environment. 
 
We accredit university degrees, educational courses and training. Our professional and vocational qualifications are a mark of the highest levels of competence and professionalism, providing assurance to clients and other professionals procuring built assets.



مبادرة تسعى الى العمل جدياً لنحافظ على مواردنا واقتصادنا محلياُ وعالمياً.ورؤيتنا أن نصل لجميع الافراد والمؤسسات ونكون الروح الشبابية التي تتمتع بثقافة اقتصادية وتوعية جميع فئات المجمتع بأهمية ذلك.واهدافنا نشر التوعية بين افراد المجتمع بأهمية ثقافة الاقتصاد والتوفير و انشاء جيل جديد يتمتع بعقلية اقتصادية لمستقبل افضل و منح فرص لجميع الفئات لإثبات قدرتهم على المعايشة مع الوضع الاقتصادي الحالي وحتى على المدى البعيد و ابراز قدرة الشباب واظهار حب الوطن من خلال التعايش مع الاوضاع والحث على ثقافة الاقتصاد





Engineers Australia has a membership of over 100,000, including 5,600 members in six overseas chapters in Qatar, UAE, UK, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia, and we maintain an active profile in the global engineering community. As part of Engineers Australia’s vision to be a “global home” for engineering leaders, we are committed to working with government, industry and tertiary institutions to facilitate business opportunities between Australia and other countries, particularly in the infrastructure, sustainability, innovation and international education sectors.




AL Fazaa Volunteer was launched on 15 March 2015. They specialize in diverse volunteer and non-profit activities. They work on spreading the values of the sustainable social responsibility by contributing in social, cultural and environmental events and projects. They believe in the systematic role of community based institutions in supporting and influencing social change.


IEMA is the membership body for more than 15,000 environment and sustainability professionals worldwide. 

We support individuals and organisations in setting and achieving globally recognised standards for sustainable practice, in turn driving the development and uptake of sustainability skills. 

We add value for our members by providing the knowledge, connections and recognition necessary to lead change within organisations at all levels. 

We are independent and international. We apply the combined expertise of our members to provide evidence and influence decision-making, working towards our vision of transforming the world to sustainability.




Initiated by the Real Estate Regulatory Agency (RERA), MEFMA is a non-profit professional body aimed at unifying the facility management industry in the Middle East. The association conducts research, provides educational programs, and assists corporate and organizational firms in developing sustainable facility management strategies. MEFMA provides a standardised framework for Facility Management professionals, wider construction industry stakeholders and building owners / occupiers across the Middle East. Education, knowledge sharing, thought leadership, legislative governance and face-to-face networking events are all significant components of strategic FM to be promoted, supported and implemented by MEFMA and its members.

‘Together we can build a sustainable Middle East’




The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is a professional body that accredits professionals within the land, property and construction sectors worldwide.

We regulate and promote the profession; maintain the highest educational and professional standards; protect clients and consumers via a strict code of ethics; and provide impartial advice and guidance.

From our Middle East offices in Qatar and Dubai we provide:

· Expert impartial advice for governments and businesses
· Standards, guidance and practice statements
· Alternative dispute resolution services
· Training, professional development and events
· Research and market analysis

We're proud of our reputation and we guard it fiercely, so clients who work with our registered professional can have confidence in the quality and ethics of the services they receive.



“Tarsheed” was first launched in 22 April, 2012 as a limited 5-year campaign. However, the Conservation and Energy Efficiency Department (CN) was able to upgrade “Tarsheed” to the National program for Conservation and Energy Efficiency in 22 April, 2013 under the honorable patronage of HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Emir of Qatar, targeting all sectors in Qatar and currently including over 22 projects & initiatives.

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