Accessible Qatar Conference 2017


As part of its ongoing Accessible Qatar initiative, Sasol partnered with Project Qatar, the leading construction exhibition in Qatar, in order to raise awareness on the accessibility issue and to influence project developers towards making their existing and future venues accessible. Sasol and Project Qatar will also introduce a two days “Accessible Qatar Conference” on 8 and 9 May 2017, and “Accessible Qatar Awards” for most accessible venues in Qatar on 9 May 2017.

Sectors that would be covered in the conference will include the following:

Tourism: Accessible tourism for all: Examining global concepts and identifying new approaches and initiatives for sustainable accessible tourism

Architectural Designs: Eden Project Case Study -accessible architectural designs and implementation

Media Workshop: Importance of Accessibility and the Role of media in promoting it

Sports: How to Improve fan experience for people with disabilities. Case study on different elements and new development ideas on making World Cup 2022 accessible for all

Work Environment: Accessibility inside work place

Theme Park Accessibility:  Case study of accessibility implementation best practices

The aim of the conference is to provide knowledge sharing in order to create awareness and explore importance of accessibility implementation in the various everyday life sectors. The conference will also promote a pavilion at Project Qatar to explore smart technologies which enable and foster universal accessibility.

  • Date : May 08 - 09, 2017