Carboun’s Speaking Engagements
The Carboun team is available for speaking engagements and workshops and are regularly invited to speak at regional conferences and events. If you would like someone from Carboun to speak at your event, please contact us.
Past Speaking Engagements
Panel Discussion on Climate Change in the MENA Region, Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, Online 2021.
Panel Discussion on Climate Resilience of Micro, Small and Medium Industrial Workplaces, University College London and the American University in Cairo, Online – 2021.
Panel Discussion on Regenerative cities, World Green Building Council’s Middle East and Africa Congress, Online – 2021
Panel Discussion on Making MENA cities sustainable, Het Grote Midden Oosten Platform, Online – 2021.
Panel Discussion on Climate change in the Middle East: Water, conflict and solutions, Het Grote Midden Oosten Platform, Online – 2021.
Sustainable and Low Carbon Cities, Yeşil İş Zirvesi – Green Business Turkey Summit 2021, Online – 2021.
Urbanization and sustainability, Saudi Sustainability Talks (AEON Collective and KAUST), Online, 2021.
Role of Cities in decarbonization efforts across the MENA region, Climate Action Network General Assembly, Online – November 2020.
Role of Local and National Governments in Energy Transformation, Moroccan Association for Ecological Cities, Online – July 2020.
Leveraging Urban Resilience for Urban Sustainability, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Sustainable Cities Conference, Online – July 2020.
Middle East Sustainable Cities: Challenges and Opportunities, ArchiNet, Online/ Saudi Arabia – July 2020.
Climate Change in the MENA region, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), London – January 2020
Sea Level Rise in the MENA region, Chatham House, London, United Kingdom – July 2019
Keynote Presentation on Sustainability in Arab Cities, Arab Towns Organization’s General Assembly, Amman, Jordan – June 2019
Sustainable Cities and Urban Mobility, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung/ World Green Building Council Sustainable Cities Conference, Marrakech, Morocco – June 2019
Panel Discussion on Sustainable Cities in the MENA region, MIT SciTech 2019, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States – April 2019
Resilient Recovery from Natural Disasters, Meeting of the Minds 2018, Sacramento, California, United States – November 2018
Combining SDG7 and SDG11: Energy Efficiency in cities of the Middle East and North Africa, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung‘s Social and Sustainable Cities Workshop, Amman, Jordan – September 2018
Urban Resilience as a Transformative Tool for Sustainable Cities in the Arab Region, Cities IPCC Conference, Edmonton, Canada – March 2018
Green Building Rating Systems in the GCC Region,Gulf Organization for Research and Development(GORD), Doha, Qatar – November 2017
Carbon Emissions in Cities of the Middle East and North Africa, Emirates Green Building Council‘s Annual Congress, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – October 2017
Sustainable Design in the Middle East, American University in Beirut, Lebanon – March 2017
State of Renewable Energy in the Arab World, Climate Action Network, Beirut, Lebanon – March 2017
Challenges of Sustainable Development in Iran, UK Houses of Parliament, London, United Kingdom – December 2016
Challenges of Climate change and Urban Resilience in the MENA region, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Sustainable Cities conference, Casablanca, Morocco – November 2016
Innovations for the Water – Energy – Food Nexus, United Nations Development Program / Islamic Development Bank, Dead Sea, Jordan – May 2016
Challenges to Energy Efficiency in GCC Cities, A Chatham House event at Masdar Institute for Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – November 2015
Basics of Sustainable Design in the Middle East, Columbia University Global Centers, Amman, Jordan- February 2015
State of Sustainability in Middle East Cities, Columbia University Global Centers, Amman, Jordan- February 2015
State and Future of Sustainability in Middle East Cities , Muscat, Oman – February 2015
State of Sustainability in Middle East Cities, Buro Happold Engineering, London, United Kingdom
Issues of Sustainability in the Middle East, Arup , London, United Kingdom – November 2012
Sustainability in the Desert, Arup, London, United Kingdom – October 2012
Sustainability in the Desert, The Bartlett at University College London, United Kingdom – October 2012
Climate Changes in the Gulf Region, Emirates Green Building Council, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – August 2012 (An event organized by the Carboun initiative)
Climate Changes and Water Resources, American University in Beirut, Lebanon – June 2012 (An event by the Carboun initiative)
Climate Change: Why Should we Care, The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature, Amman, Jordan – June 2012 (An event organized by the Carboun initiative)
Panel presentations on sustainable urbanism, Green Building congress at the Big 5, Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 2011
Introducing Carboun, GLOBE Alliance webinar (online event) – November 2011
Panel presentation on energy efficiency, Qatar Alternative Energy Investor Summit, Doha, Qatar – March 2011
Carboun in the Media
Carboun in the Media