Innovators Gather In Abu Dhabi To Address Sustainability

In what will be the largest gathering on sustainability ever to be held in the Middle East, innovators from many sectors will gather in Abu Dhabi on January 18 - 25. Abu Dabai Sustainability Week features the World Future Energy Summit and brings together leaders from the worlds of politics, science, business, and academia to discuss and address the energy challenges of the future.

Abu Dhabi, host of the World Future Energy Summit: Photo by FritzDaCatAbu Dhabi, host of the World Future Energy Summit: Photo by FritzDaCat

Last year, 300,000 people from 150 countries participated in Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, and this year's event is expected to be even bigger!  Conference topics include:

  • tackling the world's presseng energy, water, and environmental problems
  • accelerating the global adoption of renewable energy and sustainable development
  • addressing water challenges in arid regions
  • encouraging dialogue between different sectors interested in addressing sustainability issues
  • stimulating investment in water, energy, and environmental projects
  • empowering entrepreneurs and innovators

One of the main events of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week is the World Future Energy Summit. The World Future Energy Summit is the world's foremost event dedicated to renewable energies, energy efficiency, and clean technology. The event is hosted by Masdar, a multi-faceted renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi. The World Future Energy Summit attracts world leaders, international policy makers, industry experts, investors, and innovators, all of whom gather at the event to discuss practical and sustainable solutions to the world's energy challenges. At this important event, technology is shared and promising partnerships can form.

Check out this news story about last year's World Future Energy Summit:


One part of the World Future Energy Summit may be of particular interest to innovators: The Project and Finance Village. This is a platform for project developers and entrepreneurs to network with thought leaders from around the world. Keep your  eye out for new innovations to emerge from Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and the World Future Energy Summit!