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World Future Energy Summit '17 16 - 19 january 2017
WFES 2017 Logo
As every year, Veolia and Enova, a Veolia-Majid Al Futtaim joint-venture, participate at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES), which is part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability week 2017. It will take place on January 16-19, 2016 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The World Future Energy Summit (WFES) celebrates its 10-year anniversary in 2017. Already the world’s most influential event dedicated to advancing the use of renewable energy, energy efficiency and clean technology, to mark this milestone, exciting changes are being made to the exhibition and conference that will make it the most interactive and inspirational to date.

JOIN US
We are looking forward to seeing you at our booth 8280, located in the French Pavillon (hall 8).
 
Our experts will welcome you on:
Monday 16th: 09.00am to 05.00pm
Tuesday 17th: 10.00am to 05.00pm
Wednesday 18th: 10.00am to 05.00pm
Thursday 19th: 10.00am to 04.00pm
 
The event will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE.

For more information:
http://www.worldfutureenergysummit.com/
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PPP Conference 13 december 2016
PPP Conference Abu Dhabi
With over 100 attendees expected, this Conference on Public-Private Partnerships in the Middle-East aims to present and analyse the best practices which arise throughout the world, considering the specific context of the Middle East region.
Thanks to the participation of representatives of major international companies, law firms, banks and international institutions, the conference will identify the main issues and aggregate the lessons learnt internationally in all aspects of Public-Private Partnerships: financial, legal and development.   The team of expert speakers will cover a broad range of relevant and informative topics in a full day conference that will present and analyse best practices from around the world.

Veolia is the main sponsor to this event taking on December 13th, 2016 at the St Regis Hotel, Corniche in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Veolia will be represented by several of its management members in the Middle East:
Xavier Joseph, CEO of Veolia Middle East
- Sebastien Bernard, General Counsel
- Aymeric Huignard, Finance Manager in charge of Business Development
 
Dubai Dialogue 22 november 2016
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Dubai Chamber is organizing a conference entitled "Dubai Dialogue: Sustainability Matters". taking place in Westin Dubai, Al Habtoor City from 9 AM to 2 PM. The objective of this conference, organized by Dubai Chamber, is to explore the role and practical application of circular economy business models and how businesses and different stakeholders can apply circular economy thinking and principles to achieve Climate Change goals and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and create positive global impact.

Veolia Middle East will participate to this event represented by Xavier Joseph, CEO Veolia Middle East.

For more information: 
http://www.dubaichamber.com/
Sabic Technical Conference 12 06 - 9 november 2016
STC-12 logo
The Exhibition of the SABIC Technical Conference (STC), formerly known as the SABIC Technical Meeting  (STM), is staged every two years alongside the Technical Meeting & Conference series and will take place this year from 6 - 9 November in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia / King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Cultural Centre and will mark the 12th edition. With over 12,000 industry experts in attendance and visiting the exhibition, plus over 30,000 sqm of exhibition space, the Exhibition of STC-12 is the largest industrial exhibition in Saudi Arabia.

The exhibition provides a collaborative technology and innovation platform which, over the years, has become a prominent event representing a unique opportunity for engineers, project owners, operators, scientists, researchers, chemists and technical experts from SABIC and other industrial companies operating within and in collaboration with the Jubail Industrial City, to network and build on cumulative experience.

Veolia will actively partipate at STC-12 by welcoming you on its Stand 132, and providing high level conferences.

Our experts will welcome you on:
- Sunday 6th: from 7:00 PM tp 10:00 PM
- Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th: from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Presentations:
Coming Soon

Register at STC-12 as visitor: click here
Don't get lost: click here

For more information:
www.exhibitionofstc12.com/home

 
WETEX 2016 04 - 6 october 2016
WETEX logo
The 18th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2016 will take place from 4th to 6th October 2016 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC).

The exhibition has established itself as one of the largest exhibitions of its kind worldwide as 1,696 exhibitors from 55 countries participated in the event last year. WETEX serves as a global platform for exhibitors to showcase latest technologies, raise corporate profiles and promote products and services while sharing ideas and best practices with the world’s leading players in the water, energy, and environment sectors.
 
Do not miss this opportunity to discover the solutions proposed by Veolia in terms of energy efficiency, waste-to-energy solutions, innovation and digitalization.

We are looking forward to seeing you at one of our 2 booths:
- Energy Hall, booth CD01, located on the French Pavillon (hall 6).
- Innovation Hall, booth CW08
 
Our experts will welcome you on:
Tuesday 4th to Thursday 6th from 10.00 am to 06.00 pm


Presentations:
Coming soon

 
Register at WETEX as visitor => to save time pre-register online: click here
Don’t get lost => Have a look at the visiting guide: click here

For more information:
> http://www.wetex.ae/Home
GCC Waste Management Forum 29 - 31 may 2016
GCC Waste Management Forum
The GCC Waste Management & Recycling Forum takes place from May 29-31, 2016, in Al Bustan Rotana, Dubai, UAE

Veolia is Silver sponsor of this event and our representative, Ronald Richa, Industrial Business Development Manager, will present Veolia's capabilities in Hazardous Waste Treatment.

For more information: 
http://www.gccwmf.com/
Oman Energy & Water Conference 23 - 25 may 2016
Oman Energy & Water Conference
The Oman Energy & Water Conference and Exhibition takes place from May 23-25, 2016, in the Oman International Exhibition Center in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. 

Visit us at our booth 551 (facing the UK Pavillion). We will take you along the Veolia journey with a focus on our solutions and technologies for the desalination, oil & gas and wastewater markets in Oman and the Middle East.

For more information: 
http://www.energyandwateroman.com/en
Global Water Summit 2016 19 - 20 april 2016 Veolia will take part in the Global Water Summit 2016.

The Global Water Summit is the flagship water industry event of the year. Attracting high-level executives from industry, municipalities and international water companies, the Global Water Summit gives you the opportunity to connect with hard-to-reach industry insiders that will not attend any other water event. 

For more details, please visit the event website by clicking here
Veolia Qatar Day 18 april 2016
Veolia Qatar Day
For the first time, Veolia will host a seminar in Qatar on  ''How to improve your Water, Waste and Energy performance through cost effective and proven solutions."

Join in and get knowledgeable insights from our Veolia, Veolia Water Technologies and Enova experts.

The event will take place on April 18, 2016, from 8:30 to 14:30 in the Sheraton, Grand Doha, Qatar  (location map).


Agenda:
  • True Cost of Water
  • Best practices to implement water reuse / recycling approach in your facilities
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Building Energy Efficiency Services
  • Reduction of your facilities OPEX 

For more information and registration : 
click here 
Borouge - HSE Campaign 17 - 19 april 2016
Borouge
The Borouge RIA Joint HSE Campaign 2016 will be taking place in the Ruwais area in the UAE, from 17 to 19 of April, 2016. For 3 days, conferences and exhibitions are held in order to raise awareness about waste management on a daily basis in the domestic or industrial environment.

Veolia will be participating to the event along with Borouge holding a booth to explain how waste can be segragated, recycled and transformed, doing 3 presentations on this subject for Schools.
GPCA Renewable Energy 2016 11 - 12 april 2016
GPCA 2016
Veolia will be participating at the Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association event taking place in the Westin Hotel, in Abu Dhabi from 11th  to 12th of April, 2016.

More particulary, our representative Andrea Trolese, Business Development Manager, will be speaking at the Sustainable Use of Resources: GPCA Renewable Energy & Waste Management workshop, about Waste collection, segregation & transportation services, on April 12th from 13:30 – 14:00.

More info:
http://www.gpca.org.ae/event/renewable-energy-and-industrial-waste-workshop/
PPPS in Emerging Markets Summi 22 - 24 february 2016 Veolia is taken part in PPPs in Emerging Markets Summit the 22nd of Februrary 2016 at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai.

PPPs In Emerging Markets Summit Series has always been chosen as the vital platform for linking governments, investors, banking, finance EPC's and consultants

Anne Leguennec, Business Development Director for Middle Est will take part in a discussion over Water and Wastewater. 

The main topics that will be covered will be:
  • Key challenges and the future of the water and wastewater sector: How can PPPs help?
  • Opportunities in water and wastewater PPP projects by regions and countries
  • Case studies discussion: size, duration, mode of financing, challenges and success of project(s)
For more details, please visit the event website by clicking here

 
PetroEnvironment 2016 22 - 24 february 2016
PetroEnvironment 2016
PetroEnvironment will return in 2016 between 22 – 24 February and is held under the patronage of H.R.H. Prince Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Governor of the Eastern Province and also held under the auspices of the Environmental Technology and Management Association (ETMA).

Veolia will be participating at the main conference program with a keynote speech of Yves Thelier, Vice-President for Oil&Gas and CPI in Veolia, concerning Managing large water cycles at petrochemical plants: return of experience and future trends, on Day 2 - February 23rd, 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM.

More info:
http://www.petroenvironment.com/
Saudi Water &Electricity Forum 07 - 9 february 2016
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The Saudi Water & Electricity Forum 2016 is taking place from 7 to 9 of February 2016, at Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Held under the patronage of His Excellency, Abdullah Al-Hussayen, Minister of Water & Electricity, and Chaired by His Excellency, Dr. Saleh Al-Alawaji, Deputy Minister of Electricity & Chairman of the Board, Saudi Electricity Company, the Saudi Water & Electricity Forum is the premier strategic meeting of the water and electricity industries of Saudi Arabia.

During the exhibition, Veolia experts will give 2 presentations:

Day 2 - 9th of February - 09.00 AM: Towards Eco-district cities
Mohammed Sammour - Conference Hall

Day 2 - 9th of February - 02.00 PM: Water Usage Efficiency in the Industrial Sector
Manuel Velasco - Technical Seminar


Veolia is looking forward to seeing you at our booth D20. Our experts will welcome you on:
- Sunday 7th: 06.00 PM - 10.00 PM
- Monday 8th & Tuesday 9th: 09.00 AM - 05.00 PM

Register as visitor at SWEF HERE!

More info:
http://saudiwaterelectricity.com/
NORM Middle East Conference 16 27 - 29 january 2016
Veolia is participating in the NORM & Natural Radiation Management Middle East Conference, taking place in the St Regis Hotel in Abu Dhabi on January 27-29, 2016.

Veolia is offering specific solutions and expertise at every step of the process of NORMs waste management, from the waste handling and analysis to the final disposal. These solutions are implemented with respect to the highest environmental, radiation protection and safety standards and local regulations.

Solutions and specific operations:
  • Effective characterization on site enabling segregation of contaminated equipment and wastes (sludge, wood, soil, sand, water) according to local regulations and standards,
  • On-site 2D/3D contamination mapping of areas before/after cleaning operations,
  • Additional in-lab characterization if required for in-detail analysis (counting, spectrometry, heavy metals, Oil content),
  • On-site safe equipment cleaning and decontamination (mechanical and/or chemical), including water treatment according to local regulations and standards, allowing decontaminated equipment to be freely disposed or recycled,
  • Additional optional on-site waste treatment solutions through safe and dedicated processes meeting the highest international standards (precipitation, filtration, ion exchange specific media),
  • On site final waste stabilization according to local or international regulations and standards for waste disposal,

Depending on the problematic, Veolia is also in a position to offer a full service package including the preparation of transport documentation, transportation, treatment in its incineration plant in the UK (authorized to import and treat NORMs waste) and final waste disposal. 

Speaker > Yves THELIER, Business Development Director

If you are interested in attending the conference, you can even benefit of 25% discount by quoting the following code during your request to the event organizers.

For more details, please visit the event website by clicking HERE.
 
World Future Energy Summit '16 18 - 21 january 2016
As every year, Veolia and Enova participate at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES). It takes place on January 18-21, 2016 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE.  This year, the event will be organized under the slogan "Where today's innovations become tomorrow's energy". 

Veolia will take you through a journey to show you the utilities of a city can be optimized and transformed in order to Resource the World:
  • Transforming different type of waste into energy
  • Building Energy Efficiency Services (BEES)
  • Implement District Cooling plants projects in order reduce our environmental impact

JOIN US
We are looking forward to seeing you at our booth 83-02, located on the French Pavillon (hall 7).
 
Our experts will welcome you on:
Monday 18th: 09.00am to 05.00pm
Tuesday 19th: 10.00am to 05.00pm
Wednesday 20th: 10.00am to 05.00pm
Thursday 21st: 10.00am to 04.00pm
 
The event will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE.

> http://www.worldfutureenergysummit.com/
COP 21 30 november - 11 december 2015 The 21st United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11) will take place in Paris, France, from November 30 to December 11, 2015.  

It will bring together businesses, NGOs and governments from around the world to approve a universal agreement on climate in order to prevent the disruption from climate change that we are all facing.

Veolia is committed to tackling climate change, working every day to decrease emissions and preserve and replenish natural resources. Our technical expertise creates innovative solutions which preserve water, waste and materials across the region.

> COP21 website special
ME District Cooling Summit 10 - 11 november 2015 Veolia Water Technologies is participating to the 7th Annual Middle East District Cooling Summit taking place from Tuesday, November 10th, to Wednesday November 11th 2015.
The event will take place at the Ritz Carlton in Doha, Qatar . 

Recognized to the be the largest District Cooling meet in the region, the 7th Middle East District Cooling Summit will see stakeholders, leaders, industry practitioners & Technology experts in the District Cooling sector discuss and strategize the future opportunities of District Cooling & Renewable Energy technologies thus paving the way to a Sustainable and Energy Efficient Future.

Veolia will be present with a booth and a presentation

http://energy.fleminggulf.com/district-cooling-qatar
Winning work on major projects 29 october 2015 On October 29, 2015, from 8:30 am onwards, the French Business Council organizes the breakfast conference "Winning work on major projects in the GCC: upcoming projects, risks and opportunities, lessons learnt" in the Radisson Royal Hotel Dubai, UAE. 

Veolia will be present through Sébastien Bernard (General Counsel, Veolia Middle East) taking part in the panel discussion and sharing of French success stories at 10-11 am.


More information about the agenda and the registration: 
> FBC website
Int. Conference on BCEE2 16 - 18 october 2015 Veolia Water Technologies Gulf Platform is participating to the 2nd International Conference on Building, Construction and Environmental Engineering (BCEE2) in Beirut, Lebanon, October 17-18, 2015.
 
This event is organized jointly by the Building and Construction Engineering Department, University of Technology (UOT), Iraq, and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, American University of Beirut (AUB), Lebanon.
 
This educational conference will include a workshop and a technical exhibition:
  • 16/10/2015: Workshop
  • 17-18/10/2015: Conference
 
 
Herve FaujourTechnical and Performance DirectorVeolia Middle East, will be hosting a presentation on the 18th of October: “How can Veolia technologies increase the value of your asset?” 
 
Veolia will be present with a booth located at the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture yard in the AUB.
 
> http://www.bcee2.org/
"Green" educational fair 15 - 16 june 2015 France is the official host country for the 21st "World Climate Summit" taking place in Paris in 2015. 
In this context, the Alliance Française and the French Business Council organize a series of events and conferences focusing on the climate change.

On June 15 and 16 from 8:30 - 11:30 am, an educational fair about green technologies will be organized for AFLEC and LFIGP students in Dubai, UAE. 

Through presentation, interactive workshops, videos and mock-ups, Veolia and three other French companies will present the principles of sustainable development in Dubai:
- desalination and wastewater treatment,
- solar energy,
- energy efficiency,
- recycling.

> FBC website
Industrial Utilities 09 - 11 june 2015 On June 9-11, 2015, the 2nd International Industrial Utilities Conference will take place in The Palace Downtown Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

This three day conference will be an opportunity to discuss ideas and latest trends in the Utilities sector and will provide a chance for regional and international delegates and companies to connect, network and discuss how to develop industry trends, innovations and initiatives.

The theme for the 2015 Utilities Conference will be “Delivering Competitive Advantage through Enhanced Performance” and will cover various areas including ‘Utilities Management’, ‘Water Utilities’, ‘Energy Efficiency’ and ‘Waste Water Management’. Each session will provide decision makers and operators insights required to navigate through business issues and implement performance improvement initiatives.

Xavier Theillere (Business Development Manager Energy - Veolia Gulf Countries) will present "Sustainable Energy - Opportunities for the Utilities Industry" on June 9 from 2 - 2:30 pm (Day 1 - Session 2).

www.industrial-utilities.com
GCC Environment Forum 2015 24 - 26 may 2015
GEF 2015
The 5th GCC Environment Forum (GEF) 2015 will take place from 24 to 26 of May 2015 at the majestic Prince Sultan Grand Hall at the Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh.

The GEF is the only event held under the initiative of the Presidency of Meteorology and Environment. It is also the longest running environmental event in Saudi Arabia. The event serves all areas of the environment industry:
- Waste Management
- Renewable energy and energy efficiency
- Water and wastewater

During the exhibition, Veolia experts give a presentation about Wastewater re-use and Medical Waste:

Day 1 - 25th of May - 14:40 - 15:00: Wastewater re-use: not only a technical challenge
Veolia - Llewlyn Jones (Seureca) - Conference Hall

Day 2 - 26th of May: Medical Waste Treatment
Veolia - Jean-Pierre Hansen - Tech Dome


Veolia is looking forward to seeing you at our booth B5. Our experts will welcome you on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm.

Register as visitor at GEF HERE!

More info:
http://www.gccenvironmentforum.com/
Oman Energy & Water 19 - 21 may 2015 The Oman Energy & Water Conference and Exhibition takes place from May 19-21, 2015, in the Oman International Exhibition Center in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Visit us at our booth 311 (between water and power area). We will take you along the Veolia journey with a focus on our know-how in Oman.

In session 2 of the first conference day, Veolia experts give presentations about the National Master Plan 2012 / 2040 for Oman’s water sector:

01:30 pm – 01:50 pm: Master Plan for Oman’s Water Sector until 2040
Veolia – Guillaume Merere (Seureca - Planning Manager) et Richard Burd (Seureca - Senior Hydraulic Expert)

01:50 pm – 02:10 pm: National SCADA Master Plan for Water Network
Veolia – Thierry Regad (Veolia - Project Director, SCADA and  Automation Expert)


More info:
> ​http://www.energyandwateroman.com/en/
 
EnviroCities 2015 05 - 7 may 2015
EnviroCities 2015
Al Madina Regional Municipality, Dubai Municipality and the Environmental Center for Arab Towns (ECAT) supported by the Arab Towns Organization are jointly organizing The 5th International Envirocities Conference 2015 under the title "From Waste to Energy" during the period 5-7, May 2015 at Le Meridian Hotel, Medina, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Come and meet our expert during the conference, who will talk about Turning Waste into a Resource.

http://enviro-cities.com/2015/#
Global Water Summit 2015 27 - 28 april 2015 The Global Water Summit 2015 will take place from April 27-28, 2015, in Athens, Greece
The theme for this year, "The Water Value Revolution", sets out to determine water’s key role in the future of sustainable economic growth. 

Veolia will be present with two speeches and welcomes you at booth no. 2 in the conference room.

More info:
> ​http://www.watermeetsmoney.com/
Smart Cities Readiness Seminar 26 - 27 april 2015 His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has launched an initiative to transform Dubai into a smart city in the coming 3 years. This ambitious vision will bring immediate benefits to Dubai's citizens and businesses while further cementing its reputation as one of the world's great cities. What's more, it will lay the foundation for decades of future growth and prosperity.

This two-day workshop called "Smart Cities Readiness Workshop - Building a Roadmap to a Smarter City" will provide a full understanding of what makes up smart cities; how its different components work together synergistically; the benefits it delivers to governments and citizens; and the conceptual framework that creates a holistic vision that spans all departments. 

Sunday, April 26, 9 am to 4 pm: Solution Showcases from Leading Technology Innovators - "Introduction of the Energy Saving Center and the Smart Water Box" by:
Line Ton That, Project Manager & Smart Solutions Expert, Veolia Middle East
Francisco Silverio Marques, Director - Business Development and Marketing, MAF Dalkia Middle East

The event takes place on April 26 and 27, 2015, in the Dubai Land Department Building, 4th Floor, Baniyas Rd, Deira, United Arab Emirates.

More information:
> http://smartcitiescouncil.com/article/new-global-workshops-promote-smart-city-readiness
WETEX 2015 21 - 23 april 2015 The 17th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2015 will take place from 21 to 23 April 2015 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DICEC).

Over 42 countries will participate, showcasing their latest technologies and equipment and raising their corporate profiles and building awareness about products and services while sharing ideas and best practices with the world’s leading players in the Water, Energy and Environment Technology industries.
 
Do not miss this opportunity to discover how Veolia is re-imagining the shape of the future toward sustainable cities and industries.
 
We are cool
Do you know how district cooling plants contribute to reducing the environmental impact of Saadiyat Island?
 
We take your utility to the next level
Through the Smart Water Box, we add value to data and invent new services.
 
We believe in round
Get to know the array of our sustainable environmental solutions toward a smart waste management.


We are looking forward to seeing you at our booth BP05, located on the French Pavillon (hall 5). 
 
Our experts will welcome you on:
Tuesday 21st to Thursday 23rd from 10.00 am to 06.00 pm


Presentations:

“Smart Water Box” 
by Genest Cartier (Veolia, Vice President - Digital Services):
  • April 22, 10:30-11 am: at our WETEX booth (BP05, hall 5, French Pavilion)
  • April 22, 12-12:30 pm: official WETEX seminar (Al Multaqa Ballroom – between Hall 4 and 5; registration)

“Guaranteed Savings: from Word to Action” by Francisco Silverio Marques (MAF Dalkia, Director Business Development & Marketing)
  • April 22 and 23, 11-11:30 am: at our WETEX booth (BP05, hall 5, French Pavilion)
  • April 22, 4:45 pm: official WETEX seminar (Al Multaqa Ballroom – between Hall 4 and 5; registration)

 
Register at WETEX as visitor => to save time pre-register online: click here
Don’t get lost => Have a look at the visiting guide: click here
France-DEWA Seminar 20 april 2015 For the first time, the French Business Council, Business France and Dubai Electricity & Water Authority, will jointly host an event dedicated to Green Industries in the UAE.
Join in and get knowledgeable insights with presentations from French professionals - among which are Veolia and MAF Dalkia experts - on smart grid & renewable energies, smart water and energy efficiency.
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority and other local institutions’ stakeholders will be present.

The event takes place on April 20, 2015, from 9 am to 3 pm in the Dubai Electricity & Water Authority Sustainaible Building in Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE (location map).

The event will include:
1. Opening ceremony 
2. Presentation of Dubai's green strategy and sustainable projects
3. Workshops with brainstorming sessions led by French experts, local institutions’ stakeholders and local companies in:
- "Smart Grid & Renewable Energies" led by ALSTOM and DEWA
- "Smart Water" led by VEOLIA and DEWA
- "Energy Efficiency" led by SCHNEIDER and ETIHAD ENERGY SERVICES

For more information about the agenda and the registration:
> FBC Dubai
Earth Hour 2015 28 march 2015 What is Earth Hour?
WWF’s Earth Hour is a charitable organization & event with a mission to unit people to protect the planet. Through the first event held in 2007, it has engages more than 162 countries and territories worldwide. But it is more than an event, it’s a movement that has harnessed the power of the crowd to impact the environment.
“Earth Hour takes on its biggest challenge ever this year by strengthening focus on the globe's most stubborn environmental challenge – climate change. As the opportunity for action on climate change peaks in 2015, the world’s largest grassroots movement will raise its voice to change climate change”.


How Can You Get Involved
On March 28th from 8:30pm to 9:30pm local time, switch off to switch on #YOURPOWER. By taking some of these simple steps below, you can have an impact on a global level!
  • Turn off all the lights
  • Shut off the TV & computer
  • Switch off plug points and night lights
  • Unplug appliances & electronics
  • Switch off the A/C
  • Get your friends & family involved!
Share your Earth Hour celebration on Twitter or Instagram by using the hashtags: #EarthHour #LivingCircular


Don’t get bored during Earth Hour, here are some ideas that will let you maximize your Hour!
  • Host a candle light dinner or game night with friends and family
  • Star gaze at your local park
  • Go for a walk or cycle

Why do MAF Dalkia & Veolia want you to get involved?
Sustainability and the preservation of natural resources is intrinsic to the vision and values of MAF Dalkia and Veolia. We want to encourage our stakeholders to get involved with environmental stewardship – from our clients, employees & community.
Middle East Oil&Gas Show 08 - 11 march 2015 Veolia is participating at the Middle East Oil & Gas Show and Conference (MEOS) 2015 taking place at Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Center from Monday, March 9, 2015 to Wednesday, March 11, 2015.
The conference starts one day earlier on Sunday, March 8, 2015.

Do not miss this opportunity to discover Veolia Water Technologies Oil & Gas’ advanced solutions in water treatment and reuse, Optimized Pre-Treatment and Unique Separation (OPUS®) for desalination, Sulfate Removal Package (SRP) and Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD).

We are looking forward to seeing you at our booth 309 (floorplan).

Our experts will welcome you on:
Monday 9th from 09.30 am to 05.00 pm
Tuesday 10th from 09.30 am to 05.00 pm
Wednesday 11th from 9.30 am to 03.00 pm


Register at MEOS as visitor => to save time pre-register online.
Don’t get lost => Download the MEOS app.

More info:
http://www.meos2015.com
Water Arabia 2015 17 - 19 february 2015
Water Arabia 2015
Innovative & reliable water and wastewater technologies for sustainable water quality

The Saudi Arabian Water Environment Association (SAWEA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) are co-organizing Water Arabia 2015, a three day Conference and Exhibition dedicated to water conservation. The conference will be held at the Le- Meridien, Khobar, Saudi Arabia on February 17 to 19, 2015

The theme of Water Arabia 2015 is “Innovative & Reliable Water and Wastewater Technologies for Sustainable Water Quality”.

SAWEA is proud to announce that this Conference will be free to the public. SAWEA is a non-profit organization with the goal of providing high quality training opportunities as a community service to all water quality professionals in the Gulf Region.
Visit Veolia booth and meet with renowned experts at the panels of discussion.

> http://sawea.org/waterarabia2015/
Energy efficiency at Ski Dubai 2 february 2015 The Sustainability Committee of the French Business Council acts as a platform for discussion among members involved in Sustainability issues. The Committee aims at promoting its members' expertise in this topic, developing co-operation between local and French companies, exchanging information and encouraging synergies and business opportunities. We also work on specific events to increase our members’ exposure in the UAE.

On February 2, 2015, the Sustainability Committee organizes the event "Energy efficiency policy of Ski Dubai" together with MAF Dalkia. The visit will be the opportunity to learn more about the technical solutions and the innovative technology used to tackle the challenges of the coldest location in Dubai. 

It will take place at Ski Dubai, Mall of the Emirates, Party room 1 (Dubai, UAE).

For more information about the agenda and the registration:
FBC Dubai 
FBC Conference: Focus on Oman 29 january 2015 On Thursday, January 29, 2015 from 8:30 to 11 am, the French Business Council organizes a special conference with a focus on Oman - a neighboring market with a high potential

The event takes places at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Dubai, UAE.

Xavier Joseph, CEO, Veolia Gulf Countries participates in the panel discussion and will inform the participants about Veolia's experiences in Oman. 

Attention: The conference will be in French only.

For more information about the agenda and the registration:
> FBC Dubai
World Future Energy Summit 19 - 22 january 2015 Veolia participates at the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) from Monday, January 19, 2015 to Thursday, January 22, 2015. Do not miss this opportunity to discover how Veolia is re-imagining the shape of the future toward sustainable cities and industries.
 
We are cool
Do you know how district cooling plants contribute to reducing the environmental impact of Saadiyat Island?
 
Our energy story
Have a look at the benefits brought by MAF Dalkia and its first Energy Saving Center in the UAE!
 
We believe in round
Get to know the array of our sustainable environmental solutions toward a Circular Economy.


 JOIN US
We are looking forward to seeing you at our booth 84-10, located on the French Pavillon (hall 7).
 
Our experts will welcome you on:
Monday 19th: 09.00am to 05.00pm
Tuesday 20th: 10.00am to 05.00pm
Wednesday 21st: 10.00am to 05.00pm
Thursday 22nd: 10.00am to 04.00pm

 

The event will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE.

> http://www.worldfutureenergysummit.com/
Geopolitical Panorama 2015 12 january 2015 France was officially selected to host the 21st conference of the parties on climate change in 2015.
On this occasion, the Alliance Française of Dubai in cooperation with the French Business Council will be organizing a series of conferences & events about climate change.

The conference on January 12, 2015, from 8 - 9 p.m. will focus on the geopolitical panorama of 2015 with Franck Tétart informing about "Global warming, sustainable development, globalization: What would be the geopolitical challenges, major trends waiting for us in 2015?". 
Afterwards, Herve Faujour, Technical and Performance Director, Veolia Middle East will tell the success story of the French environmental services company Veolia in the Gulf Countries. 

The event will take place in the auditorium of Alliance Francaise in Oud Metha, Dubai, UAE.

The conference will be in French with simultaneous interpretation in English.

Kindly RSVP to info@afdubai.org (free entry).

For more information:
> Alliance Francaise Dubai
Saudi Water & Power Forum 12 - 14 january 2015
SWPF
The Saudi Water and Power Forum (SWPF) is an annual forum and exhibition for the water and power stakeholders held under the Ministry of Water & Electricitypatronage and produced by the CWC Group in partnership with Moya Bushnak.

The 2014 event will focus on achievements attained in the past 10 years for both the water and power sectors. We will also be hearing from the key government stakeholders on their plans and priorities moving forward with regards to these key sectors.
Visit our booth and meet with our experts.

> http://ksawpf.com/
Seminar: Industrial Wastewater 01 - 2 december 2014 This 2-day conference consists of a large number of interesting presentations all around industrial wastewater treatment, challenges and re-use in the whole region.

JOIN US ON DECEMBER 1, 2014 
13:40 – 14:00: Industrial wastewater requires specific approach in the management of its collection and treatment

Herve Faujour, Technical and Performance Director, Veolia Middle East

The event will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Sohar Batinah Governorate, Sultanate of Oman.
MENA Mining Show 21 - 22 october 2014 The "MENA Mining Show - Access to mining projects, licenses and investors in the Middle East and Africa" is unrivalled in the region in terms of size and quality. With 1500 attendees from the Middle East and Africa, the show brings together the region’s mining community to promote investment, optimize operations and build relationships. Moreover, 100 conference sessions delivered by the most influential industry leaders are planned.

JOIN US...

...AT OUR BOOTH: F24
(floor plan)
The event will take place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

...ON SEPTEMBER 20, 2014: WORKSHOP "OPTIMIZING OPERATIONS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY"
by Christopher Howell, Veolia Mining and Metals Expert

09:00-10:30 am - An effective water resource management
(How to build and implement an effective water stewardship framework)
12-13:30 pm - Key technologies for improved product recovery and water reuse
(Find out how the right technologies can improve project optimization by 20%)
2:30-4 pm - Best practices for efficient waste management
(Learn how to overcome the sustainability challenge in the management of tailings)

The workshops will take place at The Fairmont Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Road

More information: 
http://www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/menaminingshow/presentations.stm

> http://www.terrapinn.com/exhibition/menaminingshow/
The Green Theme Morning: Energy Efficiency and Waste Management 15 october 2014 The Sustainability Committee of the French Business Council acts as a platform for discussion among members involved in Sustainability issues. The Committee aims at promoting its members' expertise in this topic, developing co-operation between local and French companies, exchanging information and encouraging synergies and business opportunities. We also work on specific events to increase our members’ exposure in the UAE.

On October 15, 2014, the Sustainability Committee organizes a conference together with EnPark on the topic "Energy Efficiency and Waste Management".  This event will take place in the Auditorium of Alliance Francaise (Oud Metha - 18th street, Dubai, UAE).

From 9:30 - 10 am, Xavier Joseph, CEO, Veolia Gulf Countries will speak about “Creating Value out of industrial and commercial waste”.  

For more information about the agenda and the registration:
> FBC Dubai 
 
Water World Middle East – “Focusing on Water and Wastewater” 12 - 14 october 2014 WaterWorld Middle East, the region’s premier water event comes to Abu Dhabi in 2014. Featuring a dedicated conference programme developed in conjunction with ADWEA and other industry practitioners, WaterWorld Middle East will equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to overcome the technical water/wastewater challenges in the Middle East. Building on over 10 years’ experience in the Middle East, this year’s conference will replace the now defunct POWER + WATER event, with a high level peer-reviewed programme created for the industry by the industry.

Veolia will be present at this event through a speech delivered by Xavier Joseph, CEO, Veolia Gulf Countries.

The event will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE.

> http://www.waterworldmiddleeast.com/
POWER-GEN Middle East 12 - 14 october 2014 POWER-GEN Middle East provides the platform for the international power community to meet and receive vital information first hand. The event offers a unique forum to meet the region’s power needs by putting them face-to-face with key decision makers and provide the best possible opportunity to share ideas, meet new contacts and build business relationships.
The conference will feature over 100 regional and international experts addressing the current power challenges, with informative presentations and panel discussions that explore the latest trends, technologies and developments.
Do not miss this opportunity to discover Veolia’s latest solutions on Chemicals, Condensate polishing and MED, waste heat from power.

Veolia will be present with a booth at D18A, located in the Water World Middle East Pavillon (hall 2-4).

Our experts will be there :
Sunday 12: 11 am to 6 pm
Monday 13: 10 am to 6 pm
Tuesday 14: 10 am to 4 pm


The event will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Abu Dhabi, UAE.

> ​http://www.power-gen-middleeast.com/
> Registration
MEED MENA Water Forum 28 - 30 september 2014 MEED MENA Water Forum will celebrate the achievements across GCC and wider Middle East region in the sewage and wastewater reuse, desalinated water and groundwater sectors.

The forum will provide the platform to discuss the challenges and share practical strategies in this vital market to ensure long term water security and sustainability. More than 150 attendees across the water value chain including government representatives, developers, operators, contractors, technology providers and financiers will discuss upcoming projects, infrastructure developments as well as resource, technology and procurement strategies.

Veolia will be present with a booth.

The event will take place at Le Royal Meridien, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

https://www.menawaterconference.com/