About DC Dialogue

DC Dialogue is produced by CPI Industry, publishers of Climate Control Middle East magazine and CHILL supplement on District Cooling. The conference, the first-ever regionally produced platform dedicated to District Cooling in the Middle East, is an immersive experience that democratically gives voice to multiple stakeholders on all issues of concern towards the progress of District Energy in the Middle East region.

Why Attend?

  • A set of unique topics, including in-depth discussions on reducing primary energy use, a much felt need of the hour in the wake of relentless global focus on the need to cut down on GHG emissions
  • A focused, day-long, comprehensive discussion on critical equipment and components, plus design and O&M strategies and approaches, in addition to cost-optimisation measures and solutions for enhancing reliability
  • An opportunity to not only listen but also to participate in a meaningful and substantial manner through audience cluster discussions, and in the framing of recommendations



The event is the key to identifying opportunities in the district cooling sector. I will discuss the benefits of using this energy-efficient technology in buildings, airports, and large complexes.

- Ismail Al Marzooqi, Chief Executive Officer, South Energy

I will share how to effectively deploy an energy management plan using the district cooling technology. This is in keeping with my aim to increase its appeal across industries.

- Muna Al Nahdi, Manager, Energy Management, South Energy

This conference provides a great platform for DC utility providers to learn or share plant optimisation strategies that have actually worked.

- Fares Ahmad, General Manager, Emaar District Cooling