About Air Quality and Noise Control UAE

The inaugural Air Quality & Noise Control UAE was successfully held at the Westin Spa & Golf Resort Abu Dhabi in November 2015.  Over 85 attendees including government representatives, consultants, academics, industry stakeholders, air monitoring and noise control equipment and solution providers gathered to discuss the latest regulatory updates, case studies, initiatives and best practices in technology implementation to help improve air quality and noise levels for sustainable and healthy cities.

Upon the success of the event, we are delighted to announce the new dates for the 2nd Annual Air Quality & Noise Control UAE. It will be held on 15 & 16 November 2016 and will discuss the progress on the initiatives for air quality improvement and noise reduction, share the international best practices and lessons learnt and showcase the latest solutions and technology.

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2015 Testimonials

Excellent Opportunities for the air quality and environmental noise sector:

Did you know?
  • The global air quality monitoring equipment market is expected to exceed $6.1 billion by 2019 growing at a CAGR of 9.15% between 2014 and 2019, and the environmental testing market is projected to reach more than $9.5 Billion at a CAGR of 6.4% by 2019, according to the Marketsandmarkets' report.
  • The UAE government has announced that it is raising air quality levels 90% by 2021 as a part of the National Agenda.
  • The Ministry of Environment and Water have signed an MoU with the National Centre for Meteorology and Seismology, the Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi, Dubai Municipality, Fujairah Municipality, the Municipality and Planning Department in Ajman and Sharjah Municipality, for the launch of the UAE Air Quality Network. The UAE government also urges the relevant sectors to address the issue of noise pollution.

Top Reasons To Attend

LEARN about the latest regulations, guidelines and national strategies for air quality monitoring and noise management.
NETWORK with government representatives, oil & gas / power & water / construction and transportation industry stakeholders and project leaders, local researchers and international air quality program managers.
PARTICIPATE in discussions on challenges associated with technical and operational delivery of the projects and initiatives.
DISCOVER new opportunities resulting from UAE’s latest regulations and joint ventures.
GAIN a competitive advantage in the UAE’s air quality monitoring and noise measurement projects market by showcasing your solution to buyers.

2015 Advisory Board

Eng. Fahad Hareb

Director of Air Quality Department, Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment and Water

Dr. Matt Ősund-Ireland

Middle East Air Quality Practice Leader, Aecom

Prof. Fares Howari

Professor of Environmental Science & Director, Office of Sustainable Eco Innovation, Zayed University

2015 Speakers

  • HE/Dr. Rashid Ahmed Mohammed Bin Fahad

    Minister of Environment and Water
    UAE Ministry of Environment and Water

  • Eng. Fahad Hareb

    Director of Air Quality Department, Environmental Affairs
    Ministry of Environment and Water

  • Ruqaya Mohamed

    Manager of the Air Quality, Noise and Climate Change Section
    Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD)

  • Hind Mahmoud Mahaba

    Head of Environmental Planning and Studies, Environment Department
    Dubai Municipality

  • Eng. Yasser Kayed

    Head of Studies and Planning Unit - Environmental Protection Section
    Ajman Municipality & Planning Department

  • Dr. Fatima Al Aidarous

    Former Scientific Research and Studies Specialist
    National Center for Meteorology and Seismology

  • Ashraf Amin Ibrahim

    Environmentalist (Air Pollution Specialist)
    National Center for Meteorology and Seismology

  • Dr. med. Jens Thomsen MPH

    Section Head, Environmental Health, Public Health and Research Division
    Health Authority Abu Dhabi - HAAD

  • Dr. Marouane Temimi

    Associate Professor - Water & Environmental Engineering Program, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department
    Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

  • Dr. Ali Awadh Al-Amoudi

    Former Sustainable Advisor

  • Dr. Alena Bartonova

    Research Director

  • Joanne Carmichael

    Transport Director

  • Dr. Matt Ősund-Ireland

    Middle East Air Quality Practice Leader

  • Hazem H. Qawasmeh

    Director, Energy and Environment Programs
    RTI International

  • Prof. Fares Howari

    Professor of Environmental Science & Director, Office of Sustainable Eco Innovation
    Zayed University

  • Dr. Basha Shaik

    Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • Dr. Kondapalli Niranjan

    Post-Doctoral Researcher

  • Piotr Gaudibert

    Studies and European Project Manager
    BRUITPARIF, The Noise Observatory of Île-de-France

  • Cesare Maria Joppolo

    Full Professor
    Politecnico di Milano

  • Ahmed El-Aassar

    Gannett Fleming

  • Jamila El Mir

    Senior Environment and Sustainability Consultant

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2015 Sponsors, Media Partners and Supporters

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The ACM Interface+ Format

The ACM Interface+ conference format is designed to optimise the valuable and finite time our busy delegations can dedicate to being out of the office while also enhancing their enjoyment of the ACM on-site experience. Specifically tailored to our region of operations here in the Middle East, the Interface+ format maximises networking opportunities, facilitating the building of profitable relationships within the context of a dynamic, efficient and relevant learning environment.

ACM conference days, using the Interface+ format, have an earlier start than conventional agendas and conclude with a late lunch. The conference sessions are regularly punctuated by refreshment and networking breaks to allow for unhurried face-to-face interaction between peers, colleagues and business prospects. The mid-afternoon conclusion of our formal conference agenda allows for government representatives and busy executives to adjourn earlier in the day, having still enjoyed a full and rich programme of content. Post-lunch, ACM will offer additional, optional learning and networking opportunities in the shape of workshops, product demonstrations, technology launches, site visits, pre-arranged 1-2-1 business meetings and hosted receptions.

Interface+ makes timing sense for our delegates and business sense for our sponsors.