Ecocity 2015 will further the work of over 20 years of Ecocity conferences.
Abu Dhabi, October 11-13, 2015
Ecocity World Summit (ECWS) 2015, a biennial event that will be hosted in the Middle East for the very first time, will tackle the issues around building ecocities in challenging environments, and will serve as the platform upon whichAbu Dhabi, and the region, will carry their ecocity visions forward. The announcement for this years’ Summit was made at the 2013 Summit in Nantes, France, in the presence of nearly 2000 delegates from over 44 countries.
ECWS 2015 is being hosted in the UAE Capital of Abu Dhabi by Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi (EAD), and supported by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Urban Planning Council (UPC) and Masdar. The event is facilitated by Abu Dhabi Global Environmental Data Initiative (AGEDI) with the Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA) as the destination host.
ECWS 2015 aims to build on UAE’s role as a serious player in sustainable development; support the development of sustainable growth strategies at the city-scale for the region and globally; and create a local, national and regional movement to accelerate sustainable city planning, land use, development and the green buildings.