Conferences & Speeches

A selection of my recent presentations, workshops and conferences

 

Qatar united for the Environment, Science and Technology – QUEST 2002 Conference. 27 – 30 January 2002, Doha, State of Qatar.

German – Arab Tourism Forum. 2004 – 2012, ITB, Berlin, Germany.

Better Buildings – Enhanced water-, energy-, and waste-management in Arab urban ecosystems. Seminar and training workshop. 28 – 29 November 2007, Doha, State of Qatar.

Global Positioning System (GPS) and Geotourism. Meeting of the Omani Geotourism Committee. 24 – 27 November 2007, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

Resources Recycling – past, present and future trends. Go Green – Change our Future Conference. Qatar University. 1 – 2 March 2008, Doha, State of Qatar.

Train the Experts workshop on environmentally considerate tourism. 2 – 5 June 2008, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.

GPS-guided environmental tours. 3rd International UNESCO Conference on Geoparks. 22 – 26 June 2008, Osnabrück, Germany.

Teutoburger Forest Nature Park – field trip organized for a governmental organization of the Sultanate of Oman. 27 – 29 June 2008, Bad Driburg, Germany.

Expert conference: Nature as an adventure – GPS-supported educational tours. A contribution to education for sustainable development. 22nd of April 2010, Hamburg, Germany.

Annual meeting of the German UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 14 October, Essen, Germany.

International Conference on Education for Sustainable Development in Support of Cultural Rapprochement & Biodiversity. 24 – 26 January 2011, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

Train the experts workshop on GPS applications in tourism. DSFT. 16 – 17 Mai 2011, Berlin, Germany.

“I Know Where I‘m Going” – Remote Access to World Heritage Sites from St Kilda to Uluru Conference. 23-24 November 2011, Edinburgh, UK.

3rd Global Geotourism Conference. 30 October – 1 November 2011, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

World Green Tourism, Abu Dhabi, 5 – 7 December 2011. Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The sustainable development of the Simien Mountains World Heritage Site, 30 October 2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Lake Tana Biosphere Reserve Workshop, 24 – 26 November 2012, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.

Biosphere Reserves in Africa, BfN, Workshop, 3 December 2012, Bonn, Germany.

Al-Khuwair Natural Reserve Workshop, 21-22 September 2014, Muscat, Oman.

Closing conference of the UN-Decade „Education for Sustainable Development 2005-2014“, 29 -30 September 2014, Bonn, Germany.

VII International Tourism Congress (ITC‘14) -“The Image and Sustainability of Tourist Destinations“, 2-4 December 2014, Muscat, Oman.

Smartphone applications and online applications for nature conservation – training workshop at the NUA NRW, 19 February 2015, Recklinghausen, Germany.

QUEST4AFRICA I. – „Innovation and technology in support of sustainable development, tourism and education“, 28-29 May 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

QUEST4AFRICA II. – „Innovation and technology in support of sustainable development, tourism and education“, 16-17 November 2015, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

„Sustainable Solutions for Refugee Shelters“ – Wald und Holz NRW, 15 December 2015, Germany.

„Future Forum Lippe“ – Lippe District, 8 April 2016, Germany.

„International Synergy Meeting on the Sustainbale Utilization of Saline Resources in Support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals with special Emphasis on Renewable Energy based Biofuel“ – Institute of Sustainable Halophyte Utilization (ISHU), University of Karachi, 5-7 December 2016, Pakistan.

QUEST4AFRICA III. – „Innovation and technology in support of sustainable development, tourism and education“, 13-14 December 2016, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Elected member of the Steering Committee.