- The most prominent events of the first day included the inauguration of the Indian pavilion and the signing of the Abu Dhabi Center for Waste Management.
- Organizers expect the summit to attend 33,500 participants from 170 countries, along with 800 exhibitors.
- The activities of the World Future Energy Summit, hosted by Masdar City, continue within the activities of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week.
The 2020 session of the World Future Energy Summit opened today at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center, amid wide participation of hundreds of exhibitors and the presence of tens of thousands from across the region and the world. Business leaders, experts, suppliers and buyers were there, seeking to conclude commercial deals and exchange knowledge and experiences on the latest innovations and technologies. It is the largest event in the field of sustainability and future energy in the Middle East and Africa.
The most prominent events of the first day that took place after the opening of the summit included the inauguration of the Indian pavilion, in which several companies specialized in innovations in the field of solar energy, and the signing of the Abu Dhabi Center for Waste Management. The four memoranda of understanding, which were recycled, will contribute to enhancing levels of waste management. In addition, it was announced that the Netherlands and Shell will participate in Expo 2020 Dubai. Organizers expect the summit to attract 33,500 participants from 170 countries, along with 800 exhibitors specializing in the areas of energy, solar energy, water, waste management and smart cities.
Grant Tuchten, director of the group’s events at the World Future Energy Summit, described the opening of the World Future Energy Summit as a “well-known event,” considering that the great turnout on the opening attended by high-ranking international figures “denotes the status of the event as the first in the world in facilitating business in areas of sustainability and energy, especially in the fast-growing UAE and Middle East region.” He added, “the event witnesses the conclusion of unique trade deals and the exchange of the best free content in the world and the presentation of global innovations that can contribute to making a transformation in the daily life of people. Those who are keen to visit the event this week.”
The important specialized forums, which include the Energy Forum, the Ecowest Forum, the Water Forum, and the Smart Cities Forum, host 280 distinguished speakers from the top experts who inform the attendees of the latest global trends and best practices, each in its field. The Future of Sustainability 2020 Summit is held under the umbrella of the World Future Energy Summit, and is raising the slogan, “global rethinking of consumption, production and investment.” It will host more than 1,000 delegates and 90 speakers to contribute to the formulation of a tight agenda for global sustainability.
On the sidelines of the World Future Energy Summit, the third session of the “Climate Innovation Exchange – Clix” forum will be held. It is hosted this year by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment. Forty-two of the most innovative startups will meet with stakeholders from investors and financiers, and get access to it, will fund its innovations related to the energy future, the future of food and agriculture, the future of sustainability in space, and the future of mobility.
The activities of the World Future Energy Summit, hosted by Masdar City, continue within the activities of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, which is a prominent platform aimed at accelerating sustainable development in the world, until Thursday.