Under the patronage of Abu Dhabi Municipality, LightingTech Abu Dhabi was launched today

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Under the patronage of Abu Dhabi Municipality, LightingTech Abu Dhabi was launched today

Abu Dhabi (December 11, 2017) – 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’s presentation was followed by another one from the Design & Coordination Director at MusanadaDr. 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.

“This summit is very informative and provided a great opportunity to interact with SMEs”, 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.

For more information, please visit: www.lightingtechabudhabi.com or contact Jessica Bou Samra at Jessica.bousamra@acm-events.com






Abu Dhabi is one of the most active cities in the region that is investing in sustainable development and a significant part of this investment is focused on energy efficiency in buildings and extension landscape lighting.

The Abu Dhabi has taken a strong stance on integrating its infrastructure through their smart city’s integration pilot and subsequently continues to retrofit existing buildings to deliver on its promises to reduce energy consumption by 20%.  Initiatives such as the Estidama Pearl rating for new sustainable buildings have had a positive impact on the future creation of multiple standards for energy efficient technologies.   

LightingTech Abu DhabiSummit calls public authorities, project owners developers, design architects, planners and lighting innovators to speak about the industry trends, planned projects and requirements for delivering energy efficiency while meeting quality standards. Abu Dhabi remains a strong market as it moves towards sustainability and develops its own sophisticated market led by local and international expertise


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