Call for Proposals: Qatar GBC Annual Conference

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June 26, 2014 at 12:32 PM

The Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) First Annual Conference, which will take place from 24 to 25 November 2014, is inviting submissions. QGBC provides leadership and encourages collaboration to conduct environmentally sustainable practices for green building design and development in Qatar. The conference will address major issues and provide answers to some of the most significant challenges of environmental sustainability and promoting best practice for the built environment for Qatar, the Gulf region and beyond.

QGBC is inviting proposals that can be developed into peer-reviewed articles for publication, as well as presentations and conference posters addressing overall health and sustainability of the environment, the people, and economic security in Qatar for generations to come. These principles underscore the inaugural conference’s four key themes:

  • Passivhaus in the MENA region
  • Retrofitting Doha
  • Carbon Footprinting and Qatar’s National Vision
  • Future Sustainable Cities

All accepted papers will be will be published in a special issue of QScience Proceedings. All abstracts of approved papers, posters and developed presentations will be also be published by

For more information about the ideas and themes underlying this conference - conference themes.

To learn more about preparing and submitting your conference proposal, including guidelines, deadlines, and "how-to" information, go to

Submit a conference proposal here.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is 7 July 2014.

For more detailed information on the processm questions can be directed to

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