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AUC@COP27 Agenda

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Check our agenda of activities at the AUC pavilion- Green Zone COP27.

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Activities Outside AUC Pavilion

 Nov 8  Nov 9 Nov 10  Nov 11  Nov 12  
 Nov 14   Nov 15   Nov 16   Nov 17 Nov 18  

 

*Visit this webpage for the most recent updates as some event dates or details are subject to change or cancellation."

November 14

Gender Day and Water Day

10:00 am


Fertilizer Drawn Forward Osmosis for Use of Untapped Brackish Groundwater Resources in Irrigation (stage)
Hani Sewilam, Professor, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology, Director of Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES), and Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation
Yasmine Abdel Maksoud, Senior Technical Manager, Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES)

Using AI in Agriculture to Adapt Farming Practices to Climate Change (interactive simulation)
Ahmed Rafea, Professor of Computer Science

11:00 am


Sustainable WEF Nexus Model: An Integrated Multi-Technology System for Both Food and Water Security in an Eco-Friendly Environment (stage)
Hani Sewilam, Professor, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology, Director of Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES), and Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation
Fahad Kimera, Senior Manager, Agriculture, Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES)

12:00 pm


The Suremap project (stage)
Hani Sewilam, Professor, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology, Director of Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES), and Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation

CoE Water (screen/poster)
Essam Mohamed, Assistant Professor, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology (IGHHE)
Rawnaa Yassin

2:00 pm


CoE Water (stage)
Essam MohamedAssistant Professor, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology (IGHHE)
Rawnaa Yassin

3:30 pm


Labor Economics Community-Based Learning (stage)
Dina Abdel Fattah, Assistant Professor and Chair, Department of Economics
Amal Mowafi, Chief of Party, USAID Scholars Activity

A Physical Simulation Model of a Smart Decoupled Recirculating Aquaculture System as an Adaptation Strategy to Climate Change (interactive simulation)
Hani Sewilam, Professor, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology, Director of Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES), and Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation
Fahad Kimera, Senior Manager, Agriculture, Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES)

Novel Membranes for Desalination (screen/poster)
Amal Esawi, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, specializing in advanced materials
Adham Ramadan, Professor of Chemistry, Dean of Graduate Studies, and Associate Provost for Research

5:00 pm


Greywater Treatment for Reuse (stage)
Ahmed Shafik El-Gendy, Professor of Construction Engineering, and Director of the Environmental Engineering Graduate Program
Salah El-Haggar, Professor of Mechanical Engineering

A Physical Simulation Model of a Smart Decoupled Recirculating Aquaculture System as an Adaptation Strategy to Climate Change (interactive simulation)
Hani Sewilam, Professor, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology, Director of Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES), and Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation
Fahad Kimera, Senior Manager, Agriculture, Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES)

November 15

Ace, Civil Society and Energy Day

10:00 am


Integrating Education with Global/Local Partners for Real-life Projects: Towards a Nexus of Food, Health and Well-being in Sustainable Urban Planning of Future College Towns at Cairo’s Desert Cities (stage)
Momen El-Husseiny, Assistant Professor of Architecture
Sara Seyam

11:00 am


Is Egypt’s Rural Youth Employment Vulnerable to Climate Change? (stage)
Dina Abdel Fattah, Assistant Professor and Chair, Department of Economics
Yasmine Abdel Fattah

Integrating Education with Global/Local Partners for Real-life Projects: Towards a Nexus of Food, Health and Well-being in Sustainable Urban Planning of Future College Towns at Cairo’s Desert Cities (screen/poster)
Momen El-Husseiny, Assistant Professor of Architecture
Sara Seyam

12:00 pm


Sustainable Water-Energy-Food Nexus Model: Panel Discussion (stage)
Hani Sewilam, Professor, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology, Director of Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES), and Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation
Fahad Kimera, Senior Manager, Agriculture, Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES)

A Physical Simulation Model of a Smart Decoupled Recirculating Aquaculture System as an Adaptation Strategy to Climate Change (interactive simulation)
Hani Sewilam, Professor, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology, Director of Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES), and Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation
Fahad Kimera, Senior Manager, Agriculture, Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES)

Towards a More Resilient Transportation Infrastructure in Egypt: Pavement Greener Solutions (screen/poster)
Maram Mahmoud Saudy, Assistant Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Construction
Mohamed Nagib Abou-Zeid, Professor and former Chair/Dean, Department of Construction

2:00 pm


From Natural Gas to Green Hydrogen: Upgrading Existing Transnational Energy Infrastructure Connecting North Africa to Europe (stage)
Roberto Cardinale, Assistant Professor of Economics
Jauad El Kharraz

3:00 pm


Combining Retrofitting Techniques, Renewable Energy Resources and Regulations for Residential Buildings to Achieve Energy Efficiency in Gated Communities (stage)
Tamir El-KhoulyAssistant Professor of Architecture
Bassent Adly

November 16

Biodiversity Day

10:00 am


Exposome-Wide Association Study of Parkinson's Disease in an Egyptian Cohort (stage)
Mohamed SalamaVisiting Associate Professor, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology
Hassan El-Fawal, Professor of Biomedical Sciences

Tailor-designed sorbents for the removal of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) (screen/poster)
Hebatullah Farghal

11:00 am


Separate Sensible and Latent Cooling with Low GWP Refrigerants (stage)
Omar Abdelaziz, Assistant Professor of Thermofluids

Impact and Mitigation of Climate Change on Coastal Construction in Egypt (screen/poster)
Mohamed Nagib Abou-Zeid, Professor and former Chair/Dean, Department of Construction
Donia Eldewib

12:00 pm


Side Event and Simulation Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration Model (MERS) (stage)
Yasmine Abdel Maksoud, Senior Technical Manager, Center for Applied Research on the Environment and Sustainability (CARES)

Exposome-Wide Association Study of Parkinson's Disease in an Egyptian Cohort (screen/poster)
Mohamed SalamaVisiting Associate Professor, Institute of Global Health and Human Ecology
Hassan El-Fawal, Professor of Biomedical Sciences

1:00 pm


Remedial and Protective Measures for Coastal Structures on both the Mediterranean and the Red Sea from Negative Impacts of Climate Change (stage)
Mohamed Nagib Abou-Zeid, Professor and former Chair/Dean, Department of Construction

2:00 pm


Climate Change Adaptability and Governance: Why We Must Get Both Right? (stage)
Angie Abdel Zaher, Associate Professor of Accounting

3:00 pm


Deadly Sunsets (stage)
Hassan El-Fawal, Professor of Biomedical Sciences

November 17

Solutions Day

10:00 am


The Role of Heritage Preservation in Sustainable Development (stage)
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture
Virginia Bassily

11:00 am


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

Wind Towers as a Passive Environmental Solution for Energy and Carbon Reduction (interactive simulation)
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture
Khaled Tarabieh, University Architect - Chair
Omar Abdelaziz, Assistant Professor of Thermofluids
Khaled Nassar, Professor of Construction

12:00 pm


Showcase: Student Projects (interactive simulation)

2:00 pm


Sustainable Development in the Built Environment through Transdisciplinary Architectural Design (stage)
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture
Rana Geith

Showcase: Student Projects (interactive simulation)

A Fossil-Fuel Free Urban-Future: Transitioning Gas Stations to Net-Zero Resiliency Hubs (screen/poster)
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture
Khaled Tarabieh, University Architect - Chair

3:30 pm


The Transnational Heritage Future Studio: Zero-Carbon and Resilient (stage)
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture

5:00 pm


A Sustainable Educational Future: Combating Climate Change Through Healthy Buildings

Showcase: Student Projects (interactive simulation)

November 18

Closing

10:00 am


The AUC DataHub for Climate Change Mitigation: Establishment of a training and reporting platform for the Carbon footprint of Egyptian Universities (stage)
Khaled Tarabieh, University Architect - Chair
Sherif Goubran, Assistant Professor of Sustainable Architecture

11:00 am


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

Showcase: Student Projects (interactive simulation)

12:00 pm


Showcase: Community Projects (screen/poster)

2:00 pm


Showcase: Student Projects (interactive simulation)

5:00 pm


Showcase: Student Projects (interactive simulation)