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Tuesday, March 6
 

10:30am PST

Registration Opens at Za'abeel 6
Tuesday March 6, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm PST
Za'abeel 6

12:00pm PST

GUEST ADDRESS: TESLA; Accelerating The Transition
Speakers
avatar for JB Straubel

JB Straubel

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Tesla
JB Straubel is the Chief Technical Officer (CTO) and Co-founder of Tesla, Inc., “the #1Most Innovative Company in the World,” according to Forbes. At Tesla, JB manages thetechnical direction and engineering design of the Tesla products including batterytechnology, power electronics... Read More →


Tuesday March 6, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm PST
Keynote Theatre, Za'abeel 6

1:00pm PST

1:30pm PST

SMART ENERGY LEADERSHIP AWARD
Recognising economic, environmental and societal shifts, the Smart Energy Leadership Award is presented to an outstanding organisation for their commitment and leadership in support of clean energy technology, renewable projects and accomplishments and continuous drive to support the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050.

Tuesday March 6, 2018 1:30pm - 1:45pm PST
Keynote Theatre, Za'abeel 6

1:45pm PST

Lunch and Networking Break
Tuesday March 6, 2018 1:45pm - 2:45pm PST
Za'abeel 6

2:45pm PST

2:45pm PST

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE: 8 Technology Breakthroughs That Will Help Power The World
Speakers
avatar for Wendy Koch

Wendy Koch

Senior Communications Director and Award Winning Multimedia Journalist, The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) & Former Senior Energy Editor, National Geographic, USA
Wendy Koch leads the communications and conferences initiatives. She provides strategic oversight and direction of media relations, community outreach, website design, marketing efforts, publications’ editing, and conferences planning. She joined ACEEE in 2016. Previously, Koch... Read More →


Tuesday March 6, 2018 2:45pm - 3:15pm PST
Track B - Conference Theatre 1

2:45pm PST

3:15pm PST

3:15pm PST

3:15pm PST

4:00pm PST

4:00pm PST

GLOBAL CASE STUDY: Energy City Frederkishavn: A World Class Example Of How Collaboration Drives Forward Innovation In Real-Life Urban Districts
Speakers
avatar for Poul Rask Nielsen

Poul Rask Nielsen

Project Director, Energy City Frederikshavn, Municipality of Frederikshavn, Denmark
My daily Work is Strategic energy planning, preperation and implementation of different renewable energy projects: Projects within biogas plant, of-shore Wind, Waste, energy efficiency and energy renovation in Buildings, green district heating. I do work with green Growth including... Read More →


Tuesday March 6, 2018 4:00pm - 4:30pm PST
Track B - Conference Theatre 1

4:00pm PST

4:30pm PST

4:30pm PST

4:30pm PST

ENGAGED DISCUSSION PANEL: Implementing Energy Subsidy Reforms: Overcoming The Challenges
Speakers
avatar for K Marcus Chee

K Marcus Chee

Executive Director, Energy Council of Malaysia
avatar for Neil McCulloch

Neil McCulloch

Principal, The Policy Practice, United Kingdom
Dr. Neil McCulloch is a freelance consultant and researcher.  His main area of focus is on the political economy of reform in the energy sector, including work on fuel subsidy reform in Indonesia and Nigeria.  Previously, Dr. McCulloch was the Director of the Economic Policy Program... Read More →


Tuesday March 6, 2018 4:30pm - 5:00pm PST
Track A - Keynote Theatre

5:00pm PST

6:00pm PST

Close of Middle East Electricity Exhibition
Tuesday March 6, 2018 6:00pm - 6:01pm PST
 
Wednesday, March 7
 

8:00am PST

Registration Opens at Za'abeel 6
Wednesday March 7, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Za'abeel 6

9:00am PST

Opening Remarks from the Chair
Wednesday March 7, 2018 9:00am - 9:15am PST
Keynote Theatre, Za'abeel 6

9:15am PST

GUEST ADDRESS
Speakers
avatar for Andy Karsner

Andy Karsner

Managing Partner, The Emerson Collective, Co­Manager, The Emerson Fund, Senior Strategist and Space Cowboy, Google X, and Founder and Executive Chairman, Manifest Energy, USA
Andy Karsner is Managing Partner of The Emerson Collective, Senior Strategist and SpaceCowboy at Google X; and Founder and Executive Chairman of Manifest Energy.His entrepreneurial leadership has been associated with both venture capital and private equity portfolios responsible for... Read More →


Wednesday March 7, 2018 9:15am - 10:15am PST
Keynote Theatre, Za'abeel 6

10:15am PST

Morning Refreshments & Networking Break
Wednesday March 7, 2018 10:15am - 10:45am PST
Keynote Theatre, Za'abeel 6

10:45am PST

10:45am PST

10:45am PST

11:15am PST

11:30am PST

11:30am PST

12:00pm PST

12:00pm PST

12:00pm PST

12:45pm PST

Lunch and Networking Break
Wednesday March 7, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm PST
Za'abeel 6

1:45pm PST

1:45pm PST

1:45pm PST

2:15pm PST

2:15pm PST

2:15pm PST

2:45pm PST

REGIONAL CASE STUDY: Investigating Multiple SMART Grid Strategies That Address The Challenges Of DER Integration In The Middle East
Speakers
avatar for Moustafa A. M. Shahin

Moustafa A. M. Shahin

Manager – Distribution Network Development System Studies, Distribution Control Centre (DCC),, Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA), UAE
Mr. Moustafa Shahin is utility industry expect with 17+ years of experience in T&D project management, smart grid programmes, power system studies and Distribution Substation Automation. Mr. Shahin is currently working at Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) as a manager of... Read More →


Wednesday March 7, 2018 2:45pm - 3:15pm PST
Track B - Conference Theatre 1

2:45pm PST

2:45pm PST

3:15pm PST

Afternoon Refreshments & Networking Break
Wednesday March 7, 2018 3:15pm - 3:45pm PST
Za'abeel 6

3:45pm PST

3:45pm PST

3:45pm PST

4:15pm PST

4:15pm PST

How SMART Building Technology Is Helping Cities Remain Competitive In The Face of New Business Models And Emerging Technologies
Speakers
avatar for Morten Westergaard

Morten Westergaard

Head of Climate & Energy, Municipality of Middlefart, Denmark
Morten Mejsen Westergaard is Head of Climate and Energy at the Municipality of Middelfart, Denmark. He has extensive experience within Big Data, Spatial planning, energy planning and Co-creation of Smart Cities. He was awarded as most innovative leader in Denmark in 2011, by the assembly... Read More →


Wednesday March 7, 2018 4:15pm - 4:45pm PST
Track A - Keynote Theatre

4:15pm PST

4:45pm PST

4:45pm PST

4:45pm PST

5:15pm PST

6:00pm PST

Close of Middle East Electricity Exhibition
Wednesday March 7, 2018 6:00pm - 6:05pm PST
 
Thursday, March 8
 

8:00am PST

Registration Opens at Za'abeel 6
Thursday March 8, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am PST
Za'abeel 6

9:00am PST

Opening Remarks from the Chair
Thursday March 8, 2018 9:00am - 9:15am PST
Keynote Theatre, Za'abeel 6

9:15am PST

GUEST ADDRESS
Speakers
avatar for Kirk Borne

Kirk Borne

Principal Data Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton, Astrophysicist, Big Data Consultant, Former Data Archive Project Scientist, NASA’s Astronomy Data Center, USA
Kirk Borne is a data scientist and astrophysicist, who has used his unique talents at Booz Allen, since 2015. A former professor of astrophysics and computational science at George Mason University, Borne spent an impressive twelve years in this position. On top of this, Borne also... Read More →


Thursday March 8, 2018 9:15am - 10:15am PST
Keynote Theatre, Za'abeel 6

10:15am PST

Morning Refreshments & Networking Break
Thursday March 8, 2018 10:15am - 10:45am PST
Za'abeel 6

10:45am PST

MORNING KEYNOTE: MEED Projects Exclusive

Tap into MEED Projects’ intelligence and gain first-hand, data driven information into the region’s energy and renewable energy projects market


Speakers
avatar for Ed James

Ed James

Director of Content & Analysis, MEED Projects, UAE
Ed James has worked across multiple functions at MEED for the past 11 years.  After having run and established the consultancy and advisory arm of the business, he is currently responsible for content and research at MEED Projects, the region's leading projects tracker, database... Read More →


Thursday March 8, 2018 10:45am - 11:15am PST
Track A - Keynote Theatre

10:45am PST

10:45am PST

11:30am PST

11:30am PST

11:30am PST

12:00pm PST

12:00pm PST

12:00pm PST

12:45pm PST

Lunch and Networking Break
Thursday March 8, 2018 12:45pm - 1:45pm PST
Za'abeel 6

1:45pm PST

1:45pm PST

1:45pm PST

2:15pm PST

2:15pm PST

2:15pm PST

2:45pm PST

2:45pm PST

2:45pm PST

3:15pm PST

Afternoon Refreshments & Networking Break
Thursday March 8, 2018 3:15pm - 3:45pm PST
Za'abeel 6

3:45pm PST

3:45pm PST

3:45pm PST

4:15pm PST

4:15pm PST

4:45pm PST

4:45pm PST

5:15pm PST

End of Global Smart Energy Summit Day 3
Thursday March 8, 2018 5:15pm - 6:00pm PST
Za'abeel 6

6:00pm PST

Close of Middle East Electricity Exhibition
Thursday March 8, 2018 6:00pm - 6:05pm PST
Za'abeel 6