MEAS members Sarah Huskie (MEAS Secretary) and Dominic Parkinson (Associate Consultant at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) presented at the World Indoor Environment Quality Forum 2015 in Dubai.

The two day event had a number of key topics:

 Implementation strategies based on vision documents towards health and well-being in the GCC region and global policies

 UAE's National Strategy and Action Plan for Environmental Health 

 Qatar National Vision 2030

 Dubai Plan 2021

 World Health Organisation

 Balancing IEQ and energy efficiency needs in the region: Policy, regulatory and enforcement perspectives

 The public sector’s leadership role in driving IEQ change in the region, with a balanced approach towards energy efficiency

 Towards Dubai EXPO 2020 and the 2022 FIFA World Cup… the role of IEQ in enhancing the visitor experience

 Balancing economic growth with IEQ aspirations towards better health and well-being

 Combating outdoor pollution

 The critical importance of commissioning and retro-commissioning for good IEQ

 Economics and finance: Bursting the myth that good IEQ is a costly proposition

Dominic presented on the critical importance of acoustical comfort in schools: Is noise from HVAC equipment drowning the teacher’s instructions?" followed by a panel discussion with Sarah Huskie and Kandasamy Anbalagan, Managing Director of Proleed Engineering Consultants, UAE.

A link to the event page is below: