IDEA's Seventh Annual District Cooling Conference attracted more than 270 participants to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for the three-day event, Nov. 13-15, 2016. The conference, workshop and trade show, titled "A Climate Solution," was held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel and generously hosted by Empower Energy Solutions. Many of the major district cooling companies from across the Gulf region were represented together with senior officials from government agencies, manufacturers, engineering firms, utilities, real estate development companies and financial institutions. In addition, many IDEA members from North America also participated as panelists or presenters.
The conference program featured presentations covering subjects including: