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Best solutions for Quality of Life at Campus El Gouna


The 1rst international conference on QoL provided an interactive platform for academics, scientists, politicans and economists to exchange new ideas and bring them in fruitful discussion to reach a better quality of life.

The First International Conference “Towards a Better Quality of Life” (Qol) has taken place from 24th to 26th of November 2017 at TU Berlin, Campus El Gouna, Egypt (TUBCEG) and was conducted under the auspices of Prof. Dr. Mostafa Madbouly, Minister of Housing, Utilities & Urban Communities and coordinated by Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Mostafa El-Demery (HBRC) and Prof. Dr. Rudolf Schäfer (TU Berlin).

More than 300 participants followed 15 sessions from researchers and authors from all over the world. The main themes they discussed were about Urban Challenges of the New Decades, Sustainable Development & Good Governance and Public Awareness.

A great success!

Prof. Dr. Ing Matthias Barjenbruch Conference Chairman TUB is delivering his speech

The conference was inaugurated by chairman Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Barjenbruch (Director, TU Berlin Campus El Gouna) and Prof. Khalid Mohamed El Zahaby (Chairman, HBRC). In their welcome address, they upheld the potentiality of this German-Egyptian scientific conference to enhance the sustainability of cities. An idea that was reinforced by Dr. Roman Luckscheiter (Director, DAAD Cairo) and Associate Professor Dr. Mohab Elrefaie (Senior Advisor, GIZ) in their speeches. Honorable Red Sea Governor General Ahmed Abdallah was being present for the second day of the conference and encouraged a continued scientific cooperation leading to practical outputs for the betterment of the Red Sea Region and overall Egypt.

"A great success!", resumed Prof. Dr. Rudolf Schäfer, Study Dean of the Urban Development department of TU Berlin Campus El Gouna and Chairman of the QoL organizing committee.

The conference marked the starting point of intensified scientific cooperation between the Egyptian Housing and Building National Research Center (HBRC) and the Campus El Gouna of Technische Universität Berlin.

In the future the Qol-Conference served as a pilot for a future joint-international scientific conference series (annual or bi-annual) on the topic of improving the quality of life urban and rural areas in Egypt and the Global South.




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