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The Sustainable City dubai // 1st February 2017 // 12:00pm - 5:30pm

Thank you for joining our Grand Finale and the region's first conference style event focussed on electric vehicles.


12:30pm: Finish line

welcome our electric vehicles as they complete the Emirates Electric Vehicle Road Trip

1:30pm - 4:30pm: Electric Vehicle Conference

Discover the latest in electric vehicle technology and hear from local and international experts on the latest developments in the electric vehicle and sustainability markets in the UAE and beyond. View our speakers in more detail (*more to be announced this week).

Welcome & Introduction

  • Ben Pullen, Founder & Managing Director, Global EVRT
  • Karim El-Jisr, Director of The Sustainable City Innovation Centre, The Sustainable City

Opening Plenary

  • Deepti Mahajan – Emirates Wildlife Society WWF, Project Manager – Footprint, Climate and Energy
  • Taher Diab, Director of Strategy & Planning, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, UAE Tesla Owners

Panel 1 - What's it like to own an EV?

  • Andrej Roncevic, General Manager, ebikes UAE
  • The Sustainable City
  • Wiebe Wakker, Founder, Plug Me In
  • Afeez Kay, Founder,
  • Jordan Spasovski, Tesla Model S Owner

Panel 2 - Creating a thriving electric vehicle environment in the UAE

  • Peter Farrington, Principal Environmental Studies and Research Specialist, Dubai Municipality
  • Nehal Abdel Aziz & Patricia Adem, Founders, Green Agent Car Rental
  • Engie
  • Issam Mouslimani, Head of Retail Product Offering, AXA.


4:30pm - 5:30pm: Electric Vehicle Parade

watch as a wide variety of electric cars come together. If you have an electric car sign up to join us!


Throughout the day

EV workshops where you can get up close to the cars and learn about the technology.
Electric vehicle experiences for you to sit back and experience the speed of a Tesla car!
Tours of The Sustainable City to learn about the leading sustainable development in the world!

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Learn the latest in transport clean tech through EV workshops and jump in the back seat to feel the unique acceleration of the fastest cars in the world!


If you own an electric vehicle in the region we invite you to join us for the Electric Vehicle Parade at The Sustainable City at 4:30pm.

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Listen to our expert speakers discuss electric vehicle technology and hear the latest developments in the EV and sustainability markets here in the UAE, and what it means for you!