Advanced Conferences & Meetings proudly launched the 2nd Annual WeatherTech GCC at The Anantara Eastern Mangroves Hotel, Abu Dhabi. This edition addressed accurate and next-generation weather forecasting and climate-change measurement technologies and services.
Dubai Municipality, Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority, Abu Dhabi City Municipality, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Fujairah International Airport, Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation, and The Civil Aviation Department -Sharjah attended WeatherTech GCC. It featured many exciting presentations among which we can mention: “Linking strategy, policy and climate change modelling to create an adaptive strategy for mitigation of current and future climate risk” by Dr. Tarek Sadek from the United Nations, “Supporting collaboration between the public and private sector in the GCC” by Ehab Alshurafa from ArabiaWeather Inc., “How cognitive technologies can help to make the right business decisions utilizing critical weather data” by Yesim Taslioglu from IBM, in addition to 3 panel discussions and 2 case studies.
The response to this event was hugely positive as delegates and sponsors enjoyed a stellar line-up of speaker as well as the opportunities to network with the industry’s key decision makers. “Impressive, informatic, well managed event. This type of conference should be continued” stated a Superintendent of Meteorology at Fujairah International Airport, “Rich of useful information. Very good conference” said a Chemical Engineer at Fujairah Municipality, “Very good and informative event” said a weather forecaster at Fujairah International Airport.
WeatherTech GCC was held with the participation of Arabia Weather, The Weather Company – An IBM Business, JinYang, Leosphere, Earth Networks, OTT Hydromet, CAE, EWR, SMG, Wx Risk Global, and Bayanat.
WeatherTech GCC – Day 2 (November 2) hosted speakers from Dubai Municipality, the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR), AECOM, the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi, the International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Earth Networks, and featured 4 case studies and 1 panel discussion.
For more information about the conference, please visit www.weathertechgcc.com