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Sustainable Cities – Sustainable Development: The Academy's Seventh Annual Conference – September 30 – October 3, 2012

Sustainable Cities – Sustainable Development

The Academy’s Seventh Annual Conference

United Arab Emirates – September 30 – October 3, 2012

Presented under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan
Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Chancellor, Higher Colleges of Technology

The Fulbright Academy invites you to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.The 7th Annual Fulbright Academy Conference – Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Development will bring together international sustainability leaders to engage in important conversations about our environmental, economic, and social development.

The conference will motivate and empower you as a Fulbright alum, or a friend of the Fulbright Community. It will challenge, educate, and inspire you to make a greater impact in your own field of expertise and within our global Fulbright community.

As a participant in the program, you will be able to both learn from and network with international sustainability experts, Emerati and key government leaders as well as global pioneers in business, banking, science, education and non-profit organizations.

Agenda Overview

Sunday, September 30, 2012 – Abu Dhabi
9:00 – 16:00 2 Abu Dhabi Tour Options Will be Provided (Optional)
Planned tour options include: Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Emirates Palace, Heritage Village, Sadiyat Island, Ferrari World and the Falcon Hospital.
18:00 – 22:00 Poster Session and Welcome Dinner

Monday. October 1, 2012 – Abu Dhabi
9:00 – 11:30 2 Abu Dhabi Tour Options Will be Provided (Optional)
13:00 – 18:30 Sessions
Session-1 Sustainability in the Natural Environment
Session-2 Sustainable Infrastructure
Session-3 Health & Wellness
Session-4 Natural Resources & Water
Dinner on your own

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 – Sharjah
07:00 Depart Abu Dhabi for Sharjah (2 1/2 hour drive)
09:00 – 10:00 Tour in University City and Darat Sheikh Sultan for Gulf Studies
10:30 – 13:40 Sharjah Chamber of Commerce Program
Session-5: Public Policy and Sustainable Development
Session-6: Sustainability & Education
13:30 – 14:30 Networking & Lunch
15:30 – 16:30  Tours in Sharjah
17:00 – 20:00 Dinner & Reception

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 – Abu Dhabi
9:45 – 12:30 Tours of Masdar
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:30 – 16:30
Session-7 Sustainability in the Built Environment
Session-8 Energy
18:00 – 20:00
Closing Dinner

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