Centre for Management Technology

Addressing GCC`s CO2 Reduction challenge - Top executives & Government officials share in upcoming Carbon World 2009 conference


Source: Centre for Management Technology

The Carbon World Doha 2009 summit to be held on 27-28 April 2009, in Doha, Qatar, under the patronage of H.E. Abdullah bin Hamad Al Attiyah, Deputy Premier, Minister for Energy & Industry and Chairman of Qatar Petroleum, will explore all the emerging opportunities in the global carbon market, and will also identify important regional and international initiatives to address the issue of CO2 emission reduction. Most importantly, the summit aims to provide the diverse carbon trading sector a platform to synthesize ideas and experiences.

Carbon reduction is one of the main issues to be tackled by the world in 2009. With both the governments and businesses eager to gain a segment of the US$64 billion carbon credit, the market is set to grow exponentially and evolve in the upcoming years.

US President Barack Obama's drive to implement a carbon cap and trade scheme in the US, upcoming government-industry initiatives in the Middle East, India and China, and discussion of tighter trading mechanisms in Europe, are major developments driving the sector today.

Top players in the emerging carbon markets, including Qatar Petroleum, CDM Regulatory parties from Oman, Egypt and Yemen, the World Bank, Deutsche Bank, BP, CDM experts, researchers, government officials and inter-governmental organization representatives from all over the world will explore and deliberate these important developments at the Carbon World Doha 2009.

Other key areas of focus at this timely conference will include:
  • Impact of Credit Crunch on Renewable Energy & Clean Energy Investments
  • Emissions Trading in the EU- mapping future carbon markets and prices
  • Evolving Middle East Carbon Markets- Will region emerge as key supplier of carbon credits?
  • Government perspectives on carbon management and policy initiatives
  • Shell’s Strategic Alliance to Tackle Climate Change
  • Perspectives in emergent trends in global carbon market
  • Climate change mitigation, challenges, initiatives
  • Opportunities for investments in CDM technologies
  • Carbon Trading trends and evolving patterns
  • Voluntary carbon markets prospects
  • Carbon Capture & Sequestration prospects

… Plus many more …

Participants at Carbon World Doha 2009 also have the option of participating in the CO2 Geologic Storage Workshop, chaired by Professor Martin Blunt, Head of the Department of Earth Science and Engineering at the Imperial College of London, which will provide an in-depth look at CO2 capture and sequestration options and opportunities.

Also speaking at the intensive 6 hour session will be Mr. Gardiner Hill- Director CCS Technology at BP, Dr. Mahmut Sengul, Vice President of Middle East & Asia at Schlumberger Carbon Services and Dr. Mark Raistrick, Senior Geoscientist at Senergy Alternative energy.

Carbon World Doha 2009 is currently open for registration and is already welcoming interest and participation from key carbon trading and energy players from around the world.

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