In the presence of senior representatives from several government-backed entities in Egypt, Advanced Conferences & Meetings (ACM) proudly launched the 2nd annual LightingTech Egypt conference at Dusit Thani Lakeview, Cairo, Egypt.
LightingTech Egypt brought together senior representatives from government ministries, lighting designers, engineering contractors and developers to discuss the latest smart, sustainable and cost-effective solutions for Egypt's developing public realm.
The conference started with a welcoming note from the chairman Prof. Wael Abdelmoez from Minia University followed by a keynote speech by Dr. Hend Farouh detailing the updates on energy saving initiatives by the New Urban Communities Authority.
The Ministry of Tourism’s representative Dr. Elham Fouda detailed a presentation about the “Green Tourism” agenda whilst Tarek Sultan detailed the strategies for illuminating highways using high mast lighting solutions. Dr. Salwa Ali delivered a presentation on EEHC (Egyptian Electricity Holding Company) Pilot Project.
“Very informative! This event created the perfect platform to share new ideas and provided the opportunity to network with the industry experts” – Assistant Landscape Design Director, Emaar
“Highly recommended. This event provided the chance to network with professionals from the industry and to learn more about new technologies” – Senior Architect, CPAS
Day one of the conference ended with a workshop hosted by RUUD Lighting/CREE. The workshop was divided into two parts, the first part discussed the illumination of multilevel parking structures with LED luminaires whilst the second part detailed the traffic tunnels daytime lighting with LED Luminaires.
The first day of LightingTech Egypt conference created the perfect platform for the attendees to build relations, exchange ideas and seize business opportunities throughout the ACMi+ interface that allowed for many networking breaks which created a dynamic, efficient and relevant learning environment.
“Excellent! Great line up of speakers” – First Engineer, Petroleum Air Services
Many key players participated in this event, to name a few: Ministry of Tourism, New Urban Communities Authority, Egyptian Electricity Holding Company, EE-Consulting, Turner Construction – International LLC, Emaar Misr for Development, UNDP-GEF Lighting & Appliance Efficiency Improvement Project, Sites International, Redcon Development and Minia University.
Solution providers like Three Brothers, Ruud Lighting/CREE, Al Babtain Leblanc Egypt for Telecom Engineering and NIKKON showcased their newest technologies and solutions for lighting.
Day two (September 26) of the conference featured many more interesting presentations, to name a few: An update on the Lighting and Appliance Energy Efficiency Improvement Project, LED versus High Pressure Sodium Lamps (HPS), a panel discussion on how can the Egyptian lighting manufacturing industry meet the specifications for Egypt’s developing landscape.