Taking place in the Innovation Zone at COP28 in Dubai, this event will bring together a panel of experts from industry and government to reflect on COP28 Buildings Day, the new Breakthrough Agenda and establishing our buildings as a critical lever for climate mitigation and adaptation.


  • Facilitator / Chair – Simon McWhirter, Deputy Chief Executive, UKGBC
  • Nasra Nanda – CEO Kenya Green Building Council, and Chair, Africa Regional Network of World GBC
  • Chris Skidmore MP – Chair, Mission Zero Coalition and Chair, UK Net Zero Review
  • David Goatman -Partner, Global Head of Energy and Sustainability, Knight Frank

How to join

The event will take place at the Climate Action Innovation Zone in the Madinat Jumeirah Conference Centre. In person attendees must have a valid pass for entry, please see this page for more details.

The event will also be available to live stream. Register to view online here.

Please note, the event times stated are Gulf Standard Time (GST) UTC+4

With special thanks to our event partner

Event details

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All are welcome.