The inaugural edition of the LightingTech Qatar conference at the QNCC is expected to bring the best networking opportunities alongside a specialized and tailored conference learning experience.
LightingTech Qatar is the launch event for the Project Qatar Conferences Series. This unique series of B2B conferences has been created to answer the demand for specialist, interactive insights into the challenges and opportunities facing companies within Project Qatar’s product and services profiles. Forthcoming events include HVACTech Qatar, running here on the 14th and 15th of May, and Future Interiors Qatar, running on the 8th and 9th September.
‘LightingTech Conference was a great success’ commented Mohamed Jaber, Head of Electrical Engineering, KEO International Consultants, who was chairing the second day of the conference. He said ‘LightingTech Qatar brought together people from different backgrounds, government officials and regulators, lighting industry experts and consultants, construction professionals and solution providers. It was a well-focused and tailored event that gave insight and highlighted issues that every professional is interested in and can benefit from. Overall, the LightingTech conference was the best I have attended in the last 4 years.
The summit was instituted to contribute to fast growing demand in Qatar and the region for advanced sustainable technology deployment to support growing construction and infrastructure development plans.
On the first day of the conference Al Waseeta talked about their new joint ventures to manufacture LED technology in Qatar. Qatar Project Management discussed different lighting technologies related to Lusail City Project. KEO International Consultants addressed the latest sustainable approach to lighting design. Theuer Eurolighting Consultancy Lighting Design highlighted the benefits of adopting carefully designed hybrid solutions combining LED and non LED lamps. Klassen Lighting Design featured a presentation about developing cost efficient, visually appealing and energy saving spaces. Alabbar Energy & Sustainability Group (AESG) and Arab Engineering Bureau showcased different case studies about energy efficient lighting strategies.
On the second day of the conference, Osram, Light Concept, Sutton Vane Associates, and Hoare Lea Lighting talked about innovative lighting projects. Parsons Brinckerhoff, Place Dynamix, Amey, and EPOS Design addressed street lighting challenges and opportunities. Mouchel Middle East and Africa discussed solar powered lighting and the Institution of Lighting Professionals highlighted the industry standards and regulations.
LightingTech Qatar was organized by Advanced Conferences & Meetings, in partnership with IFP Qatar. Advanced Conferences & Meetings is a premium business-to-business conference company focused on the requirements of the MENA region. Its events are highly tailored networking and learning opportunities, bringing senior decision makers together and providing up-to-the-minute information on industry trends, government initiatives, technological advances and developments in regulation. As such, they act not only as extremely effective tools for gaining business advantage, but also as high level platforms for change in the industries they serve.