As the world’s renewable energy industry continues to rapidly grow, we are pleased to announce that the 8th edition of SOLAR PAKISTAN will take place from 15 – 17 March 2019 at Lahore Expo Centre. The exhibition will attract key industry leaders, governments, manufacturers, suppliers, traders, contractors and partners from across the globe. It will highlight the latest innovations in the solar and sustainable energy field by offering a unique platform to forge partnerships between public and private sectors to develop innovative solutions.

According to the latest report, Pakistan has seen a surge in providers offering a range of solar home system products, including solar water pumping systems, solar lighting solutions and solar water heaters. As per IRENA hydropower has a sizable share in Pakistan’s energy mix, with 7.1 GW of installed grid-connected capacity, and finds that the country has up to 60 GW of economic and technical hydropower potential. Furthermore, it identifies 50 GW of theoretical wind potential in Pakistan’s southern Sindh and Baluchistan provinces.

Consumers are being attracted towards the low-cost power resources. Commercial as well as industrial units are opting for solar-based power generation, which is now the cheapest source of energy and the cost of such production unit has gone below the gas-based power plants.

SOLAR Pakistan is the only dedicated platform to bring the latest solar innovations and showcasing the largest solar projects in region providing a unique platform in building partnerships with all government and private sectors in pursuing innovative solutions.

2018 Conference Program

DAY 1 ‐29 March 2018 – Thursday
10:00am‐11:00am INAUGURATION

11:00am-12:50pm SESSION 1 – GREEN EXCELLENCY AWARDS
11:00am 11:15am Sustainable/ Green Existing Buildings
11:15am 11:35am Sustainable/ Green Architectural Design & Sustainable/ Green Public Building Project
11:35am 11:55am Sustainable/ Green Architectural Design & Sustainable/ Green Interior Design
11:55am 12:10pm Pakistan’s First Sustainable/ Green Chemical Factory
12:10pm 12:25pm Pakistan’s First Sustainable/ Green Denim Unit/ New Construction
12:25pm 12:40pm Sustainable CSR initiative
12:40pm 12:50pm Closing Remarks
01:00pm 02:00pm Lunch Break
02:00pm 04:40pm SESSION 2 – GREEN BANKING FOR GREEN ECONOMY (State Bank of Pakistan)
02:00pm 02:10pm Mr. Syed Samar Husnain (Executive Director) – State Bank of Pakistan
02:10pm 02:20pm Mr. Saeeed Afghan (Joint Director) – State Bank of Pakistan
02:20pm 02:35pm World Bank/ IFC Experts (Project Experience+ Fund Criteria)
02:35pm 02:50pm Mr. Raza Ali Khan (Solar Head Bank ALFLAH)
2:50pm 3:05pm M. Umar Shereef (Senior Partner) Haider Mota BNR & CO.
03:05pm 03:20pm Tea Break
03:20pm 03:35pm Environment Risk Assessment
03:35pm 03:50pm Mr. Omar M. Malik (Director) PITCO Pakistan
3:50pm 04:05pm Mr. Daniyal Siddiqui (Country Head) Premier Energy
04:05pm 04:20pm Mr. Naeem Mukhtar (Chairman) Allied Bank
04:20pm 04:35pm Panel Discussion
04:35pm 04:40pm Closing Remarks

DAY 2‐ 30 March 2018‐ Friday
10:00am‐11:00am INAUGURATION

10:30am 12:30pm SESSION C CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE FACE OF URBAN GROWTH IN PAKISTAN
10:30am 10:35am Welcome note by Mr. Aqrab Ali Rana (CEO) Pakistan Green Building Council
10:35am 10:50am Moderator: Ms. Aisha Khan (C.E. CSCCC)
10:50am 11:05am Panelist 1: Mr. Rafay Alam (Environmentalist)
11:05am 11:20am Panelist 2: Mr. Farrukh Majeed (General Manager)
Health, Safety and Environment , Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Ltd (SNGPL)
11:20am 11:35am Panelist 3: Mr. Zafar Sabri (Managing Director)
Innovative Development Consultants (Pvt) Limited
11:35am 11:50am Mr. Usman Manzoor (Program Analyist)
UNDP
11:50am 12:05pm Panel Discussion
12:05pm 12:20pm Closing Remarks
12:20pm 01:30pm TEA BREAK
2:30pm 5:00pm
SESSION D – SMART CITIES FORUM (UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT & TECHNOLOGY LAHORE)
2:30pm 2:35pm Welcome note by Mr. Aqrab Ali Rana
(CEO) Pakistan Green Building Council
2:35pm 2:55pm RMJM Osmani
2:55pm 3:15pm Mr. Shahzad Kundi (CEO)
Interform Pvt Limited
&
Mr. Nisar Mohyuddin (GM Technical)
Diamond Jumbolon
3:15pm 3:35pm Dr. Ather Ashraf (Project Director)
Planning & Development Department
3:35pm 3:55pm Mr. Khurram Farid (Principal Planner/ MD)
Sheher Saaz Pvt Ltd
3:55pm 4:15pm Mr. Muhammad Nadeem (Assistant Director)
Multan Development Authority
4:15pm 4:35pm Mr.Ali Agha (Director Projects)
Allied Engineering Pvt Limited
4:35pm 4:55pm Panel Discussion
4:55pm 5:00pm Closing Remarks
5:00pm 5:30pm TEA BREAK

DAY 3‐ 31 March 2018‐ Saturday
10:00am‐11:00am INAUGURATION

10:30am 1:30pm SESSION E RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR SUSTAINABLE PAKISTAN & ENERGY CONSERVATION BUILDING CODES
10:30am 10:35am Welcome note by Mr. Aqrab Ali Rana
(CEO) Pakistan Green Building Council
10:35am 10:55am Mr. Parvez Latif Qureshi (CEO)
UNICON Consulting Pvt Ltd
10:55am 11:15am Mr. Abrar Shaikh (MD) Solaire Clean Energy Pvt Ltd
11:15am 11:35am “Mr. Salman Munir (Director) OLA CONTROLS
11:35am 11:55am Mr. M. Faisal (Project Manager)
8.2 Renewable Energy Experts Pakistan Pvt Ltd
11:55am 12:15pm Ms. Sadia Qayum (Chief Energy Economist)
Punjab Energy Efficiency & Conservation Agency (PEECA)
12:15pm 12:35pm Keynote Speaker Topic: Impact of renewable mix on affordability of end Consumer Dr. Abdul Jabbar Khan (President) Institution of Electrical & Electronics Engineers Pakistan
12:35pm 12:55pm Panel Discussion
12:55pm 01:00pm Closing Remarks
01:00pm 01:30pm TEA BREAK
Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)

Time Thursday (29-March-2018) Duration Friday (30-March-2018) Duration
09:00am ‐ 09:15am Reception 15 mins
09:15am – 10:00 am Intro to LEED (Muneeb Haider) 45 mins Material and Resources (Umair Cheema) 45 mins
10:00am ‐ 11:00am Integrative strategy
(Shafqat Hussain)
1 Hour Material and Resources (Umair Cheema) 1 Hour
11:00am ‐ 11:15am Tea Break 15 mins
11:15am ‐ 01:00pm Location & Transportation (Shafqat Hussain) 1 Hr 45 Mins Energy & Atmosphere (Muzammal Abbas) 1 Hr 45 Mins
01:00pm ‐ 01:45pm Lunch Break 45 Mins
01:45pm ‐ 03:30pm Sustainable Sites(Shafqat Hussain) 1 Hr 45 Mins Indoor Environmental Quality (Muzammal Abbas) 1 Hr 45 Mins
03:30pm ‐ 03:45pm Tea Break 15 Mins
3:45pm ‐ 05:30pm Water efficiency (Muneeb Haider) 1 Hr 45 Mins Closing 45 Mins
29 March 2018 – Thursday
DAY 1 ‐29 March 2018 – Thursday
10:00am‐11:00am INAUGURATION

11:00am-12:50pm SESSION 1 – GREEN EXCELLENCY AWARDS
11:00am 11:15am Sustainable/ Green Existing Buildings
11:15am 11:35am Sustainable/ Green Architectural Design & Sustainable/ Green Public Building Project
11:35am 11:55am Sustainable/ Green Architectural Design & Sustainable/ Green Interior Design
11:55am 12:10pm Pakistan’s First Sustainable/ Green Chemical Factory
12:10pm 12:25pm Pakistan’s First Sustainable/ Green Denim Unit/ New Construction
12:25pm 12:40pm Sustainable CSR initiative
12:40pm 12:50pm Closing Remarks
01:00pm 02:00pm Lunch Break
02:00pm 04:40pm SESSION 2 – GREEN BANKING FOR GREEN ECONOMY (State Bank of Pakistan)
02:00pm 02:10pm Mr. Syed Samar Husnain (Executive Director) – State Bank of Pakistan
02:10pm 02:20pm Mr. Saeeed Afghan (Joint Director) – State Bank of Pakistan
02:20pm 02:35pm World Bank/ IFC Experts (Project Experience+ Fund Criteria)
02:35pm 02:50pm Mr. Raza Ali Khan (Solar Head Bank ALFLAH)
2:50pm 3:05pm M. Umar Shereef (Senior Partner) Haider Mota BNR & CO.
03:05pm 03:20pm Tea Break
03:20pm 03:35pm Environment Risk Assessment
03:35pm 03:50pm Mr. Omar M. Malik (Director) PITCO Pakistan
3:50pm 04:05pm Mr. Daniyal Siddiqui (Country Head) Premier Energy
04:05pm 04:20pm Mr. Naeem Mukhtar (Chairman) Allied Bank
04:20pm 04:35pm Panel Discussion
04:35pm 04:40pm Closing Remarks
30 March 2018‐ Friday

DAY 2‐ 30 March 2018‐ Friday
10:00am‐11:00am INAUGURATION

10:30am 12:30pm SESSION C CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE FACE OF URBAN GROWTH IN PAKISTAN
10:30am 10:35am Welcome note by Mr. Aqrab Ali Rana (CEO) Pakistan Green Building Council
10:35am 10:50am Moderator: Ms. Aisha Khan (C.E. CSCCC)
10:50am 11:05am Panelist 1: Mr. Rafay Alam (Environmentalist)
11:05am 11:20am Panelist 2: Mr. Farrukh Majeed (General Manager)
Health, Safety and Environment , Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Ltd (SNGPL)
11:20am 11:35am Panelist 3: Mr. Zafar Sabri (Managing Director)
Innovative Development Consultants (Pvt) Limited
11:35am 11:50am Mr. Usman Manzoor (Program Analyist)
UNDP
11:50am 12:05pm Panel Discussion
12:05pm 12:20pm Closing Remarks
12:20pm 01:30pm TEA BREAK
2:30pm 5:00pm
SESSION D – SMART CITIES FORUM (UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT & TECHNOLOGY LAHORE)
2:30pm 2:35pm Welcome note by Mr. Aqrab Ali Rana
(CEO) Pakistan Green Building Council
2:35pm 2:55pm RMJM Osmani
2:55pm 3:15pm Mr. Shahzad Kundi (CEO)
Interform Pvt Limited
&
Mr. Nisar Mohyuddin (GM Technical)
Diamond Jumbolon
3:15pm 3:35pm Dr. Ather Ashraf (Project Director)
Planning & Development Department
3:35pm 3:55pm Mr. Khurram Farid (Principal Planner/ MD)
Sheher Saaz Pvt Ltd
3:55pm 4:15pm Mr. Muhammad Nadeem (Assistant Director)
Multan Development Authority
4:15pm 4:35pm Mr.Ali Agha (Director Projects)
Allied Engineering Pvt Limited
4:35pm 4:55pm Panel Discussion
4:55pm 5:00pm Closing Remarks
5:00pm 5:30pm TEA BREAK
31 March 2018‐ Saturday

DAY 3‐ 31 March 2018‐ Saturday
10:00am‐11:00am INAUGURATION

10:30am 1:30pm SESSION E RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR SUSTAINABLE PAKISTAN & ENERGY CONSERVATION BUILDING CODES
10:30am 10:35am Welcome note by Mr. Aqrab Ali Rana
(CEO) Pakistan Green Building Council
10:35am 10:55am Mr. Parvez Latif Qureshi (CEO)
UNICON Consulting Pvt Ltd
10:55am 11:15am Mr. Abrar Shaikh (MD) Solaire Clean Energy Pvt Ltd
11:15am 11:35am “Mr. Salman Munir (Director) OLA CONTROLS
11:35am 11:55am Mr. M. Faisal (Project Manager)
8.2 Renewable Energy Experts Pakistan Pvt Ltd
11:55am 12:15pm Ms. Sadia Qayum (Chief Energy Economist)
Punjab Energy Efficiency & Conservation Agency (PEECA)
12:15pm 12:35pm Keynote Speaker Topic: Impact of renewable mix on affordability of end Consumer Dr. Abdul Jabbar Khan (President) Institution of Electrical & Electronics Engineers Pakistan
12:35pm 12:55pm Panel Discussion
12:55pm 01:00pm Closing Remarks
01:00pm 01:30pm TEA BREAK
LEED 29, 30 March
Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)

Time Thursday (29-March-2018) Duration Friday (30-March-2018) Duration
09:00am ‐ 09:15am Reception 15 mins
09:15am – 10:00 am Intro to LEED (Muneeb Haider) 45 mins Material and Resources (Umair Cheema) 45 mins
10:00am ‐ 11:00am Integrative strategy
(Shafqat Hussain)
1 Hour Material and Resources (Umair Cheema) 1 Hour
11:00am ‐ 11:15am Tea Break 15 mins
11:15am ‐ 01:00pm Location & Transportation (Shafqat Hussain) 1 Hr 45 Mins Energy & Atmosphere (Muzammal Abbas) 1 Hr 45 Mins
01:00pm ‐ 01:45pm Lunch Break 45 Mins
01:45pm ‐ 03:30pm Sustainable Sites(Shafqat Hussain) 1 Hr 45 Mins Indoor Environmental Quality (Muzammal Abbas) 1 Hr 45 Mins
03:30pm ‐ 03:45pm Tea Break 15 Mins
3:45pm ‐ 05:30pm Water efficiency (Muneeb Haider) 1 Hr 45 Mins Closing 45 Mins

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