11 December 2012, Bahrain, Manama (Arabian Gulf University)

Workshop Agenda of
“Energy efficiency and Demand Side Management”

Opening Session at HALL #1,
Working Sessions at Room #4

Time               Session
09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:50 Opening Session
Speech of: H.E. Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al- Khalifa, Minister of Finance, Minister in charge of Oil and Gas Affairs.
Speech of: H.E. Dr. Khalid bin Abdul Rahman Al-Ohaly, President of Arabian Gulf University.
Speech of  Prof. John Psarras (ICCS-NTUA), Director of the Network
09:50 – 10:50 Policy framework: Building directives and initiatives, Standards and Labels 
Chair: Prof. Ibrahim Abdel Gelil, Arabian Gulf University
Alexandra Papadopoulou, Haris Doukas (ICCS NTUA) – The Energy Efficiency Framework in EU: Best practices and Applications
Suzan Aljjawi- Supreme Council for Environment- Energy Efficiency and Green Builging Initiatives in the Kingdom of Bahrain
10:50 – 11:50 Coffee- Break
11:50 – 13:00 Technologies that drive efficiency: case studies 
Chair: Dr Alexandra Papadopoulou, ICCS-NTUA
Florencio Manteca González (CENER) – Sustainable cooling: Case studies
Mohamed Elsaffar-Bapco campaign (2012) of energy conservation
Dr. Mohammed A. Omar – “Energy Management in Production Environments”
13:00- 13:45 Working Lunch
13:45- 14:45 Load management challenges and best practices
Chair: Dr Mohamed Jaffer Al-Sayyad, NOGA
John Psarras (ICCS-NTUA) – Demand Side Management: The Case of Greece
Ali Asshoor- Improving Energy Efficiency, the case of Bahrain
Hanan Al-Buflasa (University of Bahrain) - An Investigation of Load Management Strategies with the Integration of Renewable Energy into Bahrain Power System
14:45 –15:00 Conclusions & Closing of the Workshop
(Participants receive certificates of attendance)