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The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi

The Middle East Drymix Mortar Association MEDMA e.V.
cordially invite you to:

Green Building with Drymix Mortar Technology

United Arab Emirates Executive Forum on Sustainable Drymix Mortars
23. March 2010, 10:00 - 15:00, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi

Petroleum Institute, MEDMA Bassioni, Moussios, Opening Words, Greetings

The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi Dr. Ghada Bassioni Keynote Address: The Petroleum Institute - not only petroleum related
DMC, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Andreas Riedel Pure Mineral Spray-on Insulation Render - Overview and Environmental
I.B.S. Mapei, Dubai Tarana Daroogar Drymix Mortar and Indoor Air Quality
KEO Consultants, Inc. Dr. Ahmed O. Tayeb The Use of Fly-Ash as Cement Replacement
Business Lunch
Exeed Premium Plasters, Abu Dhabi Markus Amann Internal / External Coatings on A.A.C. Blocks - A Thin-Layer Application
Assures Sustainable Building
Conmix, Sharjah Jignesh Thakkar Green Premix Mortar - Sustainable Drymix Mortars - History and
Henkel Polybit, Sharjah Thorsten Schneider The Contribution of Dust Reduced and Lightweight Adhesives
to Sustainable Construction

Conference Language is English, programme subject to change without notice.

Moderation: Ferdinand Leopolder, Executive Director of MEDMA.
By invitation only. A business lunch will be ready for all delegates after the first session.
A participation fee applies for observers from non-sponsoring companies, please enquire with MEDMA.
We thank our sponsors BASF, Conmix, DMC, Exceed Premium Plasters, Henkel Polybit, IBS Mapei, Wacker.
Please confirm participation by e-mail to or fax to +49-89-62009911

Organizer‘s Statement
Green Building has rapidly become a necessity for all public cons- The Government of Abu Dhabi has undertaken a tremendous effort
truction throughout the United Arab Emirates. Not only does this to increase the awareness of green building in the community. Not
new awareness help to reduce the overall carbon footprint of the only the lighthouse project Masdar City, but also green regulations
region, it also helps the Emirates with limited energy resources to are being developed and put into legislation mainly by Estidama.
economize. One major contribution to these savings comes from The forum will discuss, how this potential modern, factory pre-mixed
construction and renovation projects, where intelligent building drymix mortars can contribute to green building. The conference is
materials can be employed. geared towards government and municipality employees, specifiers
(consultants) and developers.
Factory-made drymix mortars play a decisive role when it comes to Abu Dhabi, in January 2010
thermal insulation, reduction of jobsite traffic as well as durable, low-
maintenance construction. Dr. Ghada Bassioni, The Petroleum Institute
Dimitrios Moussios, President, MEDMA