Main Conference Programme

Day 1 – Sunday, 2 September 2018

08:30 Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments


09:00 Welcome Address

Welcome Address


Session 1: International Best Practices

Session 1: International Best Practices


09:10 Current Scenario of Electric Vehicles Usage in Bahrain and the GCC

Speakers


H.E. Zayed R. Alzayani
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism - Kingdom of Bahrain
H.E. Saud bin Nasser Al Khusaibi
Secretary General
GCC Standardization Organization (GSO)

09:30 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break


10:15 Dubai Green Mobility Strategy Featuring Electrical Vehicles Penetration

Speaker

Faisal Ali Rashid

Faisal Ali Rashid

Director-Demand Side Management
Supreme Council of Energy, UAE

10:45 MASDAR Presentation

Speaker

Yousef Ahmed Baselaib

Yousef Ahmed Baselaib

Executive Director
MASDAR, UAE

11:15 The Future of Urban Mobility and the role of Electric Vehicles

Speaker

Jaime Ruiz Huescar

Jaime Ruiz Huescar

E-Mobility Manager
Murcia City Council, Spain

11:45 What Impact will the Four Pillars of Future Mobility have on Urban Development

Speaker

Edward Forrester

Edward Forrester

Future Mobility Planner and Global Coordinator
Mott MacDonald, UAE

12:15 Panel Discussion: How to Create an Ideal Infrastructure for Supporting Electric Vehicles

Panel Discussion: How to Create an Ideal Infrastructure for Supporting Electric Vehicles


13:00 Prayer and Lunch Break

Prayer and Lunch Break


Session 2: GSO Workshop

Session 2: GSO Workshop


14:00 GSO's Plan to Develop the Certification Scheme

Speakers

Eng. Waleed Al Sagr

Eng. Waleed Al Sagr

Head of Certification Authentication
GCC Standardization Organization (GSO)

 

Eng. Yusuf Al Aaji
Acting Head of IT Solutions
GCC Standardization Organization

Workshop Objectives:

· GSO revision of technical requirements for motor vehicles and tyres
· The plan for electric vehicles and their regulations
· Enhance integration with local authorities
· Improve CCR forms to cover new technical requirements
· Better Dashboards, Reports and Business Intelligence
· New process for CCR renewals to reduce data entry and study time
· Discussion about future directions related to new technologies like the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI)


16:00 Closing Remarks and End of Day 1

Closing Remarks and End of Day 1