November 7-10, 2016
Movenpick Hotel Westbay

The 80th Executive Committee Meeting of the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme and the Green Expo (Qatar national day) will be held in Doha, Qatar.

  • Sunday, November 6       
    Technical tour
  • Monday-Tuesday, November 7-8   
    Green Expo Forum (Qatar national day), there will be presentations by IEA SHC Task Operating Agents (project managers) and Qatar experts.  This event is optional. If you would like to attend as a participant, not a speaker, or have a question about the expo please email Esam Elsarrag at
  • Tuesday, November 8    
    OA meeting (time to be determined)
  • Wednesday-Thursday, November 9-10  
    IEA SHC Executive Committee meeting and ExCo dinner on November 9

ExCo meeting

The meeting will be held at Movenpick Hotel in Westbay, Doha. Rooms have been reserved at the hotel at a special rate of 530QR (145USD) per night including breakfast and transfer from the airport. A double room is an additional 100QR (27.5USD) per night. 

The meetings, buffet lunch, and the coffee breaks (two per day) are fully sponsored by GORD.

Please complete the attached Excel file and return it to Esam Elsarrag. GORD will book your hotel room and make the arrangements for your airport transfer. lf you prefer, you can email the hotel directly with your reservation to and he will be able to assist you.

Green Expo

For speakers who confirmed participation in the Green Expo there is a separate registration form and you will be staying at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. GORD will  book the hotel and pay for those days for the SHC speakers. The list of confirmed speakers was based on the forms sent last July. If you would like to attend (not present) the Green Expo and/or Technical Tour please contact Esam Elsarrag (


Please register for the meeting by September 30th by completing both the Registration Form and the Participant List and return them to Esam Elsarrag ( and Pam Murphy (

ExCo Meeting Information