9:00 – 10:00 Registration, Welcome Coffee and Networking
OPENING CEREMONY
10:00 – 10:10 Welcoming Address
10:10 – 10:30 Energy – Efficient buildings in Oman
Mr. Saleh Al Saadi, Assistant Professor and the program coordinator of the Architectural
Engineering program at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break and Networking
SESSION 1 – Creating an energy – efficient environment Chairperson:
11:00 – 11:20 The Role of Energy Efficient Air Filtration Technologies in HVAC Applications
Dr. Iyad Al-Attar, Visiting Academic Fellow in School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing Cranfield University – United Kingdom
11:20 – 11:40 Façade Design & Energy Efficiency: Past and Future
Matthew Kitson, Director – Qatar – CEng BEng (Hons) MCIBSE MASHRAE, Hilson Moran
11:40 – 12:00 Do we need to change our mindset or technology to ensure sustainable and renewable cooling for our buildings?
Mr. Barry Peter Wormald, Director of Commissioning, Innovation and MEP Advisory, AESG
12:00 – 12:20 A Sustainable Villa – Case Study
Mr. Sagar Kulkarni (LEED AP, WELL AP, ESTIDAMA PQP, CEM, CEA), Managing Director, Consistent Engineering Consultants
12:20 – 12:50 Discussion
12:50 – 14:00 Lunch and Networking
SESSION 2 – Operational Challenges & Solutions Chairperson:
14:00 – 14:20 Refrigerant issues and International Protocols
Dr. M Ramaswamy, Technical Expert, Royal Court Affairs
14:20 – 14:40 The new generation sustainable mineral wool with ECOSE Technology
Mayank Sharma, Head of Technical & Quality Control, Knauf Isulation
14:40 – 15:00 Big Can Be Beautiful – High Rise Systems (Pressure expansion)
Ramakrishnan Bethoor, Area Sales Manager Middle East, Flamco Middle East
15:00 – 15:30 Discussion
15:30 – 15:50 Coffee Break and Networking
SESSION 3 – Innovations in HVAC Industry Chairperson:
15:50 – 16:10 Innovations in HVAC Industry
Krishna Sankaran, Director – Energy Solutions Business, GCC, Johnson Controls
Jovin Mathew – Lead Energy Engineer, Johnson Controls
16:10 – 16:30 District Energy trends & opportunities
Magdi Rashad CEng, Business Development Director, FVB Energy
16:30 – 16:50 Innovations in the Air-conditioning systems – VRM
Dharmesh Sawant, Sales Director, VRF – UAE at Hisense Hitachi Air-conditioning Co
16:50 – 17:20 Discussion
17:20 -17:30 Wrap-up and closing remarks