Doha - 9 November 2015 – In support of the Qatar National Vision 2030, long-term partners Qatar Petroleum and Qatar Shell, in association with the Qatar Tourism Authority, will host the inaugural “Energy World - Qatar 2015”, an interactive educational experience taking people of all ages on a journey into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).
“Energy World - Qatar 2015” will run for 10 days at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (next to City Centre Mall) from 19 – 28 November, with free tickets available by registering online at www.energyworldqatar.com.
The event features a lively mix of physical and digital exhibits, workshops and science shows encouraging everyone to ‘explore make and learn.’ “Energy World – Qatar 2015” aims to inspire students in Qatar to want to learn more and pursue STEM subjects in higher education. These four subjects are fundamental to Qatar’s educational vision to build a prosperous future for the country.
Energy is needed everywhere and we use it for everything! Have you ever wondered how much energy it takes to produce the food we eat? Or imagined what the cars of the future could look like? At “Energy World – Qatar 2015” visitors, parents, students and children will enjoy a hands-on experience that will create a greater awareness of energy and its challenges, and will stimulate creative thinking and innovation amongst the participants to find solutions to meet those challenges.
Media Relations Manager at Qatar Shell and Official Spokesperson of “Energy World – Qatar 2015”, Farah Al-Maadeed said: “The vision and mission of Energy World Qatar is to foster a spirit of wonder and inquiry about the world around us, and inspire young people in Qatar to question, explore, create and innovate through science and technology.”
“This fun-filled family science adventure will inspire young people in Qatar to explore STEM subjects to become the scientists, engineers, technologists, innovators and leaders of tomorrow,” added Al-Maadeed.
“Energy World – Qatar 2015” challenges visitors with fun STEM-themed activities and innovative questions along an interactive journey comprising various digital exhibits. Upon answering the final question, visitors will step up to the screen to find out what type of innovator they are - Designer, Engineer, Connector, Inventor or Adventurer!
“Energy World – Qatar 2015” has partnered with the Supreme Education Council and has engaged teachers representing 11,000 students from 130 schools across Qatar to take part in the school programme which facilitates exclusive access to the event. There is no charge for schools, or members of the public to attend “Energy World – Qatar 2015”.