Egypt has recently been interested in studying Climate change effects on various life aspects, as a result of suffering from very hot summer and a winter full of winds, hurricanes and heavy rain.
The GeoMEast Conference III Panel announced opening its doors to Egyptian engineering cadres so they can study free of charge the climate change’s effects phenomenon on the country’s infrastructure.
“The Conference discusses principles of sustainability that all infrastructure facilities must rely on across the Arab world,” said Dr. Khaled El-Zahabi, President of the National Center for Population and Construction Researches.
Zahabi, who is responsible for releasing codes of the Arab and Egyptian Constructions, added: “This is the most important challenge to the sustainable development strategy 2030 in Egypt and the Arab world.”
Dr. Hani Farouk Shehata, executive manger of the Egyptian Group for Geotechnical Engineering and Infrastructure, noted that the unstable weather that Egypt has been witnessing lately demands unifying official and unofficial efforts to confront the global climate change. Shehata is also the CEO of the Conference 2019.
He stressed that studying mechanism of developing the infrastructure is a must, noting: “Thus, dozens of experts in various fields related to the sustainable infrastructure are invited to give speeches and hold discussion talks and workshops on how we can apply the principles of sustainability on new projects and how we can be adopted to the climate change in regards to the ongoing projects.”
It’s noteworthy that the third edition of the Conference shall witness presence of a huge number of experts globally and international companies interested in transferring modern technology to Egypt.
The GeoMEast 2019 International Congress and Exhibition is due to take place between 10 to 14 November at Marriott Hotel, Zamalek, Cairo.
Conference topics cover a broad array of contemporary issues for professionals involved in bridge, pavement, Geomechanics, geo-environmental, geotechnical, geosciences, geophysics, tunnel, water structures, railway and emerging techniques for safety inspections.
Contributed by Hassanein Taea