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17th Gulf Engineering Forum

2nd – 4th February 2014 – Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

The 17th Gulf Engineering Forum held in Muscat in February 2014 and address the future challenges with respect to natural renewable and non-renewable resources, alternatives and opportunities.

Vision
“The Resources Crunch- Exploring the future”
The aim of this forum is to provide a platform for the exchange of views, expertise and latest developments in a wide range of areas related to the future challenges that the region is facing with respect to natural renewable and non-renewable resources
Keynote Speakers
- Professor Daniel M. Kammen - Professor of Energy at the University of California
- Professor Moses O. Tadé - Deputy President of the Australian Council of Engineering Deans (ACED) from 2012 to 2014
3. Eng. Mark Henaway – Senior ITS Engineer, Parsons International


Topics
Human Resources Development: Engineering Education
- Regional Accreditation
- Engineering Certification
- Innovation & Entrepreneurial Education
- Technology & Knowledge Security
- Role of Engineering Societies
- Role of Governmental Institutions

Energy Resources & Conservation
- Fossil Energy
- Renewable Energy
- Grid-Integration
- Privatization & Regulation policies
- Regional Nuclear Power Generation

Water Resources Technologies
- Water Desalination
- Recycle and re-use of water
- Water Dams and Storage Efficiency
- Utilization of Oil Produced water

Land Utilization & Planning
- Urban Design & Transportation
- Arable Land
- Regional Railway Project
- Green Buildings & Cities