Middle East District Cooling Summit to address potential threat of technology stagnation within the district cooling industry

The seventh edition of the Middle East District Cooling Summit (MEDCS),  a conference set to tackle any potential danger of technology stagnation throughout the district cooling industry, is set for Nov. 10-11 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Doha, Qatar.

The event is organized by Fleming Gulf, organizers of market-leading conferences across the GCC.

One of the themes is "The Future of Renewable in the District Cooling Sector - Feasibility and Cost Implications." This topic is to be further discussed and elaborated on during a District Cooling Stakeholders Leaders Panel discussion scheduled on the first day of the summit.

Among the panelists who will be talking about "District Cooling, Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency" are H.E. Ahmad M. Bin Shafar, CEO of EMPOWER UAE; a senior official from Qatar Cool; and George Berbari, CEO of DC Pro Engineering UAE. The moderator for this panel discussion will be Salah Nezar, sustainability director of Qatar Project Management.

Other key themes are Use of Treated Sewage Water or Seawater for Cooling; Power Optimization in the Successful Implementation of Energy Efficient District Cooling Methodologies; and Focus On Sustainability and The Environment, among others. Some of the technology highlights at the summit will be on Managing District Cooling with Innovative Metering Solutions; New Approach for Filtration in Cooling Towers; Tri-Generation Systems for District Cooling Applications; and Thermal Energy Storage (TES) & Energy Efficiency, among others.