Dr. Joseph Al Assad

Dean Engineering School

From 2011 to 2018, he was the Advisor to the Minister of Energy and Water in Lebanon. Since 2011, he was designed as an Advisor of the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC) for engineering and planning.

In 2012, he was appointed Vice Chairman of the World Energy Council, Lebanon Committee. In 2019, he was nominated Dean of the School of Engineering at USEK. In 2022, he was appointed Lead Energy Advisor of Energy Department at the League of Arab States, Cairo.

Between 2011 and 2020, he worked on several Renewable Energy and Energy efficiency Projects among which co‐authoring the NEEAP II for Lebanon and authoring the NREAP 3016‐2020 for Lebanon.

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Panel 3
September 25, 2023
3:00 pm


25 September
Time:  3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Sustainability has become a critical focus within the healthcare industry as organizations recognize the importance of balancing the delivery of quality care with the preservation of environmental, social, and economic well-being especially that the Climate change challenge is a growing health threat around the world.

All Healthcare Leaders and Hospitals must play a dynamic role in leading Healthcare towards sustainability by implementing strategies and practices that minimize the risk, support the SDGs and ensure long-term viability.

The design of eco-friendly, energy-efficient, and green construction projects is gaining care especially in the hospitals field. The "Green Hospital" concept leads the healthcare facilities to redefine how these facilities are built to protect the environment while saving human lives.

Digital transformation offers significant opportunities to promote sustainability in healthcare organizations while enhancing operational efficiency and improving patient care.

Many questions in this panel will be addressed to experts from different Arab countries such UAE, Egypt, Lebanon as we are all committed to contribute to save our planet and to encourage our Healthcare facilities to confront the challenge and to spread the Awareness and the culture of Healthcare sustainability in the Arab world.

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