Exhibition Special: Nobel laureate to keynote Macao environmental forum

Updated: 2014-03-09 07:51

By Zhuan Ti (China Daily)

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The 2014 Macao International Environmental Cooperation Forum and Exhibition will be held at the Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel on March 27 to 29, providing a venue for environmental businesses to expand their influence in the global market.

The forum, a leading environmental event in the region, enables professionals to connect with government institutions, research organizations and major enterprises from all over the world.

This year, the event is expected to attract more than 6,800 professional participants from over 50 countries and regions.

Some renowned environmental industry leaders will join the event as well as several other experts in various relevant fields, including Joseph Stiglitz, the recipient of the Nobel Prize in economics and James Jao, the senior expert on planning at the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs of China.

Below are the highlights of the event.

Green Forum

Green Forum is one of the most valuable international forums on environmental protection.

It is a prefect occasion for professionals to exchange and obtain information with industry leaders.

The topics of the forum will cover Industrial and Commercial Energy Efficiency, Sustainable Transportation, Smart Building Design, Water and Wastewater Management, Sustainable Tourism, Ecological Civilization and Low Carbon Development, Waste Efficiency and Green Chemical.

Green Showcase

It is an occasion for professions to source the latest environmental products and services.

Exhibit categories include: Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Green Building, Green Mobility, Waste and Water Management Solutions and Environmental Services.

Green Public Day

The final day of the event will be open to the public, a variety of activities on environmental protection will be arranged for the public to participate. The Day aims to raise public awareness of MIECF, encourage people to participate in the event and promote the concept of a green lifestyle.

Green Bazaar

Green Bazaar will be held on the last day of MIECF during the Green Public Day. It aims to promote green consumption among the public. Visitors will be able to purchase green products at the marketplace.

To register, please visit: www.macaomiecf.com

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(China Daily 03/09/2014 page9)