EXPO 2020 UK Pavilion - 'How Will We Live' Breakthrough Moment

01-17-2022 5:00 AM - 01-18-2022 5:00 PM

Virtual registration now open:


The UK Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai is delighted to invite you to virtually attend
the ‘In the Future... How will we Live?’ programme of events.

Join us as we bring Industry experts together over a series of events to discuss
how we can provide a sustainable quality of life to citizens in the future.

Topics will include:

• Achieving net zero emissions and clean growth
• Designing resilient infrastructure for the future
• How we will connect, design, consume and generate power in cities of the
future Smart cities
Our panel of experts will discuss and explore the following themes
• Do we have enough resources to live in 2050?
• A safe operating space for humanity (What does Net Zero look like to me?)
• Sustaining a higher quality of life in the future through minimising waste
• The future of nuclear energy in a carbon-constrained world
• Will there be enough drinking water in the future?
• Age of smart city – solutions to support Net Zero living
• Mining and minerals needed for Net Zero
Speakers will include
• Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal & Vice-Chancellor,
University of Strathclyde
• Rachel Skinner, former President of the Institution of Civil Engineers
and Executive Director (Transport), WSP
• Simon Bradbury MA (cantab) DipArch RIBA ARB FHEA, Pro Vice-Chancellor
International/Dean, Faculty of Arts, Design and Humanities, DMU
• Sabrin Rahman, Managing Director - Head of Sustainability for Europe
and the Middle East, HSBC
• Juliette White, VP for Global SHE & Operations Sustainability, AstraZeneca
• Robin Grimes, Chief Scientific Adviser, Ministry of Defence
• Chris Kelsall, CEO – Tokamak Energy
• Lila Thompson, Chief Executive, British Water
• Dr Jacqui Taylor, CEO and Smart Cities Advisor to HM Government, FlyingBinary
• Rohitesh Dhawan, Chief Executive Officer, International Council on
Mining & Metals (ICMM)



Venue Name
UK Pavilion EXPO 2020