Green Zone map at International convention center in t Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. This zone hosts AUC pavilion in COP27 summit.

Last updated | September 29, 2022

AUC@COP27

Logo of AUC climate change initiative for COP27, Sharm el Sheikh Egypt

AUC is participating in COP27 conference, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. The agenda is full of activities that reflect AUC’s input through faculty research and student activities, addressing climate crisis.

Check the agenda of activities at AUC's Pavilion in the Green Zone COP27, Sharm El Sheikh International Convention Center, Egypt.

 

 Nov 8  Nov 9 Nov 10  Nov 11  Nov 12  
 Nov 14   Nov 15   Nov 16   Nov 17    

November 8

Opening
 

Policy Papers and Awareness Campaign (stage)
Rabab ElMahdy, Associate Professor of Political Science

Time Capsule (screen/poster)
Bahia Shehab, Professor of Practice in Design and Founder of the Graphic Design Program

Road Map for Global Climate Change (stage)
Salah El-Haggar, Professor of Mechanical Engineering

CARES Sustainable Development Actions (stage)
CARES

Responding to Climate Change with a Design Mindset (stage)
Fady Michel, Associate Professor of Practice

Climate Action Design Workshop (interactive simulation)
Fady Michel, Associate Professor of Practice 

November 9

Finance Day
 

The Effect of Climate Change on Firm Performance: And Empirical Study on Developed Countries (stage)
Mohamed Basuony, Professor and Chair of Accounting Department

ESG Scores, CO2 Emissions and Firm Value (stage)
Moataz El-Helaly, Assistant Professor in Management

How Is Climate Change and the Transition to Green Economy expected to shape the Future of Work in Egypt? (stage)
Rana Hendy, Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy and MPP Director

Green Jobs and the Future of Work (stage)
Ghada Barsoum, Associate Professor and currently Chair of the Department of Public Policy and Administration

Environmental Engineering Graduate Program (screen/poster)
Ahmed Shafik El-Gendy, Professor of Construction Engineering and Director of the Environmental Engineering Graduate Program

Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration Model (stage)
CARES

Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration Model (screen/poster)
CARES

CARES Carbon Credits Center
CARES

November 10

Science Day
 

AUC Evidence on Climate Change for CoP 27 (stage)
Ahmed Elsayed, J-PAL MENA

Global Evidence for Egypt Spotlight Seminar Series [Climate Change] (stage)
Ahmed Elsayed

Deans Roundtable on Climate Leadership Education in Africa (stage)
BS4CL - Africa, Sherwat Elwan, Associate Professor of Operations Management

Research and Development of O&M Tech for PV Plants Management (interactive simulation)
Yehea Ismail, Professor of Electronics and Communications Engineering and Director of the Nanoelectronics and Devices Center

Living Wall systems as nature-based urban solutions for climate change (interactive Simulation)
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture

Graduate Program in Sustainable Development and WEF Nexus Diploma (stage)
CARES

Wind towers as a passive environmental solution for energy and carbon reduction (interactive simulation)
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture

Learning sustainability from modernist architects (stage)
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture

Scholars Activity - Three-minute video

Scholars Activity - Poster presentation

 

Youth and Future Day
 

The Public Policy HUB - Climate Change Round (screen/poster)
Laila El Baradei, Professor of Public Administration

AUC TV: Climate Change Storytelling and Reporting (screen/poster)
Hussein Amin, Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication and Director of the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism

Media and the Environment: Communicating Climate Change in the Arab Region and Beyond* (stage)
Hussein Amin, Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication and Director of the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism

Overcoming eco-anxiety amongst youth in Egypt (stage)
Kate Ellis, Assistant Professor of Psychology

Education for Sustainable Development (screen/poster)
Heba EL-Deghaidy, Professor of Science Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Studies

Engaged Sustainable Futures (stage)
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture

How do we feel about climate change? (stage)
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture

How do we feel about climate change? (screen/poster)
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture

Designing for Climate Action (stage)
Fady Michel, Associate Professor of Practice 

Showcase: Student Projects (interactive simulation)

November 11

Decarbonization Day
 

Climate change mitigation (stage)
Abeer Elshennawy, Professor of Economics

Rooftop Gardening in AUC Residences (screen/poster/VR)
Mohamad Zarif

Research and Development of O&M Tech for PV Plants Management (interactive simulation)
Yehea Ismail, Professor of Electronics and Communications Engineering and Director of the Nanoelectronics and Devices Center

Separate Sensible and latent cooling with low GWP refrigerants (stage)
Omar Abdelaziz, Assistant Professor of Thermofluids

Wind towers as a passive environmental solution for energy and carbon reduction (interactive simulation)
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture

Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration Model (stage)
CARES

Digital manufacturing for sustainable cleaner construction (stage)
Hanadi Salem, Professor of Materials and Manufacturing, and Chair of the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Sustainability and Carbon Footprint Report (stage)
Yasmin Mansour

Process Automation/Office of Student Life (screen/poster)
Nehal Mohamed Ramadan Mahmoud Ahmed

November 12


Adaptation Agriculture Day
 

AUC-LSE Climate Urbanism Initiative (stage)
Noura Wahby, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Administration

Cambridge Development and Resilience group (stage)
Noura Wahby, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Administration

Malak Gabr Theatre Staged Reading Series (stage)
Dina Amin, Associate Professor of Theatre and Director of the Theatre Program

Fertilizer drawn forward osmosis for use of untapped brackish groundwater resources in irrigation (interactive simulation)
CARES

Research and Development of O&M Tech for PV Plants Management (interactive simulation)
Yehea Ismail, Professor of electronics and communications Engineering and director of the nanoelectronics and devices center

Eco-friendly green disinfectants and wound care solutions (stage)
Wael Mamdouh, Associate Professor of Nanotechnology

Physical simulation model of a smart decoupled recirculating aquaculture system as an adaptation strategy to climate change (interactive simulation)
CARES

Using AI in agriculture to adapt farming practices to climate change (interactive simulation)
Ahmed Rafea, Professor of Computer Science

Zero-energy compact unit for rural sanitation
Ahmed Shafik El-Gendy, Professor of Construction Engineering and Director of the Environmental Engineering Graduate Program

WEF Nexus
CoE

Systems Thinking Towards Climate Resilience (stage)
Fady Michel, Associate Professor of Practice