The GEF Conference is without question Saudi Arabia’s leading platform to discuss environmental issues, legislation and strategy with some of the world’s most powerful executives.
In each edition, the conference focuses across a number of themes that are applied across multiple industries with the shared view of encouraging the continued development of the environment sector in the Kingdom and the GCC as a whole.
Key topics that were included in at GEF 2015 were:
- Environmental compliance
- Challenges and turning them into business opportunities
- Medical waste management
- Water and waste water management
- Future requirements
These points were presented, discussed and debated across multiple industries with the shared view of encouraging the continued development of the environment sector in the Kingdom and the GCC as a whole.
“GEF 2015 was informative for us. The interactions with participants were excellent and the exhibition was very useful.”
Dr. Jamal F. Nayfeh, Dean of Engineering, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU)
“I got a chance to see some of the most expert speakers and companies in the Environment Industry and they provided us with a lot of very important information and advice.”
Abdulrazzaq Aldhaim, Env. Officer, Arab Paper Manufacturing Co.
“Great opportunity to meet specialists and senior executives for information and knowledge sharing; and developing the business prospects.”
Ijaz Rabani, Director – Marketing, GEMS
“The program this year emphasised very interesting and innovative environmental solutions. I enjoyed the informative presentations and meeting with experts with different intentions.”
Mamdouh Abdel-Sabour, Head of Environmental Consultancy Department, Saudi Asma Environmental Solutions
“The number of attendees was excellent, and the presentations given during the opening we also great.”
Wael Alanezi, CSR and Research Supervisor, National Water Company
“It was very well organized event and very good speakers”
Dr. Azza Morssy, Chief, Middle East and Arab Programme, UNIDO
“The Riyadh conference was a success in terms of the program and attendees at the lectures and panels.”
Omar Elbadawi, Regional Land Resources Program Manager, Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE)