Eurovent Middle East and its members invite government representatives and high-level industry stakeholders to join our 5-year anniversary celebration, which shall highlight some of the most important issues our industry is confronted with, and how the public and private sectors can jointly address them.

As one of the most influential organisations in this field, Eurovent Middle East has always supported an open and transparent exchange and is happy to welcome all interested parties to discuss ways how to best shape future policies for energy efficiency, sustainability and healthy environment with peers and colleagues from around the Middle East region.

Tariq Al Ghussein
President, Eurovent Middle East

Event outline

Established in January 2017, Eurovent Middle East celebrates its fifth anniversary in 2022. To commemorate the occasion, Eurovent Middle East invites stakeholders from the GCC, especially governmental entities, associations and industry representatives to a 2-day industry event, facilitating the exchange between industry and regulatory bodies, and discussing policies and strategies towards a more sustainable future in cooling, ventilation and refrigeration for the region.


As a not-for-profit organisation, Eurovent Middle East takes no commercial interest in the organisation of the event. All contributions are based on their relevance only. Due to COVID-19 safety measures, attendance is restricted to invited guests only and will be limited to industry professionals on executive levels and representatives from governmental institutions.


All ticket types provide free of charge access to all sessions. Final attendance approval and participation to INVITATION ONLY sessions are subject to approval by Eurovent Middle East.

Apply for the invitation here

Key presentations

  • Energy Efficiency in the Middle East: From products to services
  • Refrigerants: Recommendations for transition to low GWP
  • IAQ post-pandemic: International policies and strategies
  • HVACR2030: Technical trends based on registered patents

Guest presentations

  • Directions of Gulf Technical Regulations and Energy Rationalisation labels for AC in GCC Member States – GCC Standardization Organization
  • Third party certification, energy labels and market surveillance – Eurovent Certita Certification
  • Product compliance and counterfeits – Underwriters Laboratories

Interactive workshops

  • Transition to seasonal efficiency – Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council
  • Market surveillance implications – Eurovent Middle East

Preferred room rates

LeMeridien offers discounted rates for delegates for 500 AED net. Kindly reserve your room directly with the hotel through this link.

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Knowledge Partners

Media Partner

Agenda (tentative)

Day 1: 13 September 2022, 09:00-12:30h

Morning Session

08:30h | Visitor registration

09:00-09:30h | Welcome and key notes (VIP speakers)

09:30-09:45h | Energy Efficiency in the Middle East: From products to services (Markus Lattner, Managing Director, Eurovent Middle East)

09:45-10:00h | Launch of the Eurovent Middle East Leadership Academy (Eurovent Middle East)

10:00-10:30h | Panel Discussion and Q&A (VIP guests)

10:30-11:00h | Coffee Break

11:00-11:15h | Keynote from GCC Standardization Organization / Memorandum of Understanding - Signing ceremony (H.E. Saud Alkhusaibi, President, GSO)

11:15-11:30h | Refrigerants: Update on the transition to low GWP alternatives (Francesco Scuderi, Deputy Secretary General, Eurovent)

11:30-11:45h | Post-pandemic outlook: The relevance of Indoor Air Quality for future standardisation and regulation (Igor Sikonczyk, Senior Technical and Regulatory Affairs Manager, Eurovent)

11:45-12:00h | The future of cooling: Evaluating trends based on recently registered patents (Francesco Scuderi, Deputy Secretary General, Eurovent)

12:00-12:30h | Panel discussion and Q&A (VIP guests)

12:30-14:00h | Lunch Break

Day 1: 13 September 2022, 14:00-16:30h

Afternoon Session

14:00-14:15h | Directions of Gulf Technical Regulations and Energy Rationalisation labels for AC in GCC Member States (Eng. Basem Salameh , Technical Regulations Senior Specialist, Conformity Department , GSO)

14:15-14:30h | Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE)

14:30-14:45h | Third party certification, energy labelling and market surveillance (Sylvain Courtey, President , Eurovent Certita Certification)

14:45-15:00h | Product Compliance (Underwriters Laboratories)

15:00-15:30h | Coffee Break

15:30-15:45h | Guest presentations (TBD)

15:45-16:00h | Guest presentations (TBD)

16:00-16:30h | Panel discussion and Q&A (VIP guests)

Day 1: 13 September 2022, 19:00-22:00h

Gala Dinner: 5 Years Eurovent Middle East

19:00h | Welcome reception

19:30-22:00h | Gala dinner

Day 2: 14 September, 9:00-12:30h

Interactive workshops for regulatory bodies and selected industry representatives (by invitation only).

Morning Session (workshops)

9:00-10:30h | Standards and regulations:

  • Transition to seasonal efficiency standards (ADQCC)
  • Extending technical regulations to ventilation and refrigeration equipment (SASO, Eurovent Middle East)

Interactive workshop with (tentative): GSO, SASO, ADQCC

10:30-11:00h | Coffee Break

11:00-12:30h | Stake-holding processes:

  • Participants and shared resources (Eurovent Middle East)

Interactive workshop with (tentative): Eurovent Middle East, AMCA, AHRI

12:30-14:00h | Lunch