Under the patronage of Abu Dhabi Municipality¬†and hosted & strategically endorsed by¬†Etihad ESCO, LightingTech Abu Dhabi summit was launched today at Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa.¬†This summit is organized by Advanced Conferences & Meetings.
Eng. Sami Abdul Qader Alhashmi,¬†Divisional Director, Infrastructure & Municipal Assets Sector at¬†Abu Dhabi Municipality¬†delivered the opening speech at the event.
Dr. Jamal El Zarif,¬†Technical Advisor, Infrastructure & Municipal Assets Sector at¬†Abu Dhabi Municipality¬†announced the Abu Dhabi wide street lighting retrofit project and their aim to retrofit 42,632 fixtures with smart lighting technology.
Eng. Eiman Alameri,¬†Studies & Standards Team, Infrastructure & Municipal Assets Sector at¬†Abu Dhabi Municipality¬†delivered a detailed overview of current and new projects and future plans for smart lighting adoption in the city.
Eng. Alameri‚Äôs presentation was followed by another one from the¬†Design & Coordination Director at¬†Musanada,¬†Dr. Nassra Al Dhaheri¬†who shared the lessons learned from the adoption of sustainable lighting and how to optimize this for Abu Dhabi projects.
An international keynote about the importance and impact of night-time lighting design on social activity and building communities was presented by¬†Florence Lam¬†the Global Lighting Director at Arup, UK.
The event included a networking lunch and many breaks that brought together all attendees, speakers and sponsors in a professional friendly atmosphere.
The first day of LightingTech Abu Dhabi 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.
‚ÄúThis summit is very informative and provided a great opportunity to interact with SMEs‚ÄĚ, Systems Engineers,¬†ADWEA
Solution providers like Quantum Eurostar, Sylvania, AEC Illuminazione, Solar Eco, EE-Consulting, CU Phosco, Valmont and Telensa showcased their newest technologies and solutions in the field of lighting.
Day two (December 12) of the summit will feature many more interesting presentations, to name a few:¬† An¬†international keynote address about understanding the real impact of lighting on your business by Lee Barker-Field,Head of Lighting Design at¬†AECOM, UK,¬†lessons learned from road lighting projects by Eng. Khaled Al Madani from the Public Lighting Department at Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC)¬†and many more.