Sunday, September 9, 2012

Sustainable Talks - Sustainable Design Forum 2012 (Event)

Sustainable Design Forum 2012 will be taking place from September 24th to the 27th in Dubai. The program this year will consist of a combination of seminars and workshops; which will be appeal to architects, interior designers, design consultants, project mangers and government bodies. Attendants of the workshops will be able to work together in teams to find solutions to real life challenges and will be also benefit from walking away with a certificate of attendance at the end of the workshop.

One of the topics being addressed at the Forum is Education for Sustainable Development. More precisely the topic is called, "Learning from Best Practice."  In this talk Verena Harwardt, discusses how sustainability became a value in Germany and how it can become a value in the UAE. Education for a Sustainable Development suggests that for the UAE to spread the awareness and change behavior sustainability needs to be a value that people cherish.

Other topics covered at forum include the following:

Sustainable construction in the Middle East
24th September 2012, 12:30 - 13:30

Green Project Management
24th September 2012, 16:15 - 18:15 

Sustainable Enterprises: Value Engineering
25th September 2012, 11:30 - 12:30

 Landscaping from a Different Perspective
26th September 2012, 11:30 - 12:30

Education for Sustainable Development
27th September 2012, 11:30 - 12:30

Intro to the Blue Economy: Beyond Green
27th September 2012, 15:15 - 16:15

To register or for more information click here

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