Abu Dhabi - Day 5A: Abu Dhabi Urbanism: An Overview

24 October 2018
12:30 PM – 5:00 PM

As the national capital of the United Arab Emirates and a major headquarters for the global energy industry, Abu Dhabi has a unique role to play in the region and a unique identity. This session explores the plans of a city that is determined to enhance its role as a global tourist destination, trading hub, and a center of the conversation about the future of energy. Presentations detail the effect this ambition has had, and will have, on the skyline and the rest of the built environment.

Session Chair: Antony Wood
Chief Executive Officer, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Chicago
Maan Al Awlaqi
Executive Director, Aldar Properties, Abu Dhabi
Abdulla Balalaa
Director of Real Estate Investment & Design, Masdar, Abu Dhabi
Kevin Ryan
COO, Gulf Related, Abu Dhabi