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Date:01-Mai-2016 . de 8h30 à 17h


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Les Entretiens d’Abu Dhabi organized by

French Business Group Abu Dhabi and Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi (PSUAD)

in collaboration with the Entretiens de Royaumont & the French Embassy in the UAE


May 1, 2016

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi


Reconciling Fossil Energy Production and Environmental Protection:

The Vision of Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Founding President of the UAE



Opening Session

9:00 a.m.


Inaugural Remarks: H.E. Dr. Thani El Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment


Keynote Address: H.E. Dr. Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, Chairman Abu Dhabi Global Market; CEO & MD of Dolphin Energy Limited


9:20 a.m.         Speech of Former French Prime Minister H.E. François Fillon

9:45 a.m.         Speech of H.E. Ambassador of France to the UAE H.E. Michel Miraillet


10:00 a.m        First Roundtable

‘’Abu Dhabi and Sustainable Development:  40 years of Profound Convictions’’


  • Moderator

H.E. Zaki Nusseibeh, Cultural Advisor in the Ministry of Presidential Affairs; President Alliance Francaise Abu Dhabi


  • Introduction

By Ms. Michele Sabaan, President R20


  • Debate

H.E. Mohammed Al Fahim, Author « Rags to Riches »


Mr. Sakari Oksana, Deputy General Director Irena

Ms. Marina Hashim, Managing Director EDF Middle East



11 :15 a.m      Second Roundtable

Combine production of fossil energy and planet protection: how does the commitment of Sheikh Zayed show a sustainable way”


  • Moderator

Dr. Nada Mourtada, Secretary General, University Leadership Consortium


  • Introduction

By Mr. Patrick Pouyanné, President Director General of Total Group


  • Debate

H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO DEWA

Mr. Mikail Houari, President of Airbus & President of the UAE Commission of the French External Commercial Advisors

H.E. Rashid Al Jarwan, Vice Chairman of the Board, Dana Gas

Mr. Mohamed El Ramahi, CEO, Masdar

Mr. Khaled Al Huraimel, CEO, Bee’ah

Mr. Mehdi Sidi Ali Mebarek, CEO FALCOR Venture





12h15 – Mr. Arnaud Vaissié, President CCI International and International SOS



12 :30 p.m.     Lunch on the campus of Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi



2:00 p.m.        Third Roundtable

‘’Abu Dhabi, A Regional Authority’’

  • Moderator

H.E. Fahad Saeed Al Raqbani, Director General of Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development (ADCED)


  • Introduction



  • Debate

Prof. Mohamed Yousif Baniyas, Executive Director, Higher Education, Abu Dhabi Education Council (ADEC)

H.E. Fahad Saeed Al Raqbani, Director General of ADCED

Prof. Eric Fouache, Vice-Chancellor Paris-Sorbonne University

Mr. Jean-Paul Villain, Director and Head of Strategy Unit, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA)



3 :15 p.m.       Fourth Roundtable

« Abu Dhabi, An Emirate In Growth »


  • Moderator

Mr. Osman Sultan, CEO Du


  • Introduction

Mr. Jay Nirsimloo, President KPMG France, member of world Board KPMG


Great witness: Vincent OUDIN, President Director General SOCOTEC


  • Debate

Mr. Osman Sultan, CEO Du

Mr. Jean-Jacques Santini, Senior advisor of the chairman, BNP PARIBAS

Mr. Arafat Al Yefei, Department Manager for CO2 and Nitrogen Development in E&P, ADNOC

Mr. Salem Al Noaimi, CEO Al Waha Capital



4 :15 p.m.  Closing Session


  • Speakers

Mr. Samir Salloum, President FBG

Mr. Jérôme Chartier, President Entretiens de Royaumont