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MC Note

18 JAN 09:30 AM - 10:05 AM GST

Welcome Address by the Host

18 JAN 09:37 AM - 09:42 AM GST

Speaker

Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi

CEO, Masdar

Prioritizing our Climate

18 JAN 09:44 AM - 09:56 AM GST

Speaker

HE Armen Sarkissian

President, Armenia

Opening Keynote

18 JAN 09:57 AM - 10:07 AM GST

Speaker

HE Eng. Awaidha Murshed Ali Al Marar

Chairman, Abu Dhabi Department of Energy

UAE's Climate Action: the impact on youth and future career opportunities

18 JAN 10:08 AM - 10:18 AM GST

Speaker

HE Mariam bint Mohammed Saeed Hareb Al Mheiri

Minister of Climate Change and Environment, UAE

Youth & Governance: How We Can Increase Youth Participation in Climate Negotiations & Actions?

18 JAN 10:19 AM - 10:34 AM GST

Speaker

HE Francesco La Camera

Director General, IRENA

Moderator

Beniamin Strzelecki

Global Focal Point SDG7 Youth Constituency

Climate Diplomacy

18 JAN 10:36 AM - 10:51 AM GST

Speaker

HE Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany

UAE's Permanent Representative, IRENA

Moderator

May AlHajeri

Youth Delegate, UAE's Permanent Mission to the UN

Keynote Address

18 JAN 10:53 AM - 11:03 AM GST

Speaker

HE Shamma Al Mazrui

Minister of State for Youth Affairs, UAE

How can we harness the power of blockchain technology for a better planet?

18 JAN 11:18 AM - 11:28 AM GST

The future of learning: Rewiring the youth towards their future

18 JAN 11:30 AM - 11:43 AM GST

Speaker

Prof. Nihel Chabrak

CEO of the UAEU Science and Innovation Park and Executive Director of the UAEU Pavilion at World Expo 2020 Dubai

Digital Education: a divider or a bridge builder?

18 JAN 11:44 AM - 12:04 PM GST

Speaker

Shireen Yaqoob

Chief Executive Officer, Edraak

Speaker

John Schwarz

Head of Business Development at edX

Speaker

Dr. Sonia Ben Jaafar

CEO, Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education

Moderator

Huda Ahli

Co-Founder UAE STEM in UK

Skilling youth: the role of business & governments in addressing the skills gap among youth

18 JAN 12:05 PM - 12:25 PM GST

Speaker

Angela Chen

Co-founder, Eskwelabs

Speaker

Pooja Baburaj

CEO & Co-founder, Ground Z

Moderator

Reem Thamer

Future Sustainability Leader, Y4S

Youth Inclusion in Climate Negotiations & their role in Climate Solutions

18 JAN 12:26 PM - 12:46 PM GST

Speaker

Ineza Umuhoza Grace

Founder, The Green Fighter

Speaker

Sälma El-Gamal

Youth and Parliamentary Engagement Team Member, IRENA

Moderator

Zahra Hashi

Future Sustainability Leader, Y4S

Why edutainment is the future of education?

18 JAN 12:48 PM - 12:58 PM GST

Speaker

Amal Bahloul

CEO and Co-Founder Lights, Camera, Learn

Why does our Education System need a RESET?

18 JAN 12:59 PM - 01:14 PM GST

Speaker

Gabriele Zedlmayer

President for Sustainability and Social Innovation Hewlett-Packard

Moderator

Fadhel Barakat

Future Sustainability Leader, Y4S

BREAK

18 JAN 01:15 PM - 01:35 PM GST

Sustainability Beyond Operations - ADNOC

18 JAN 01:35 PM - 01:55 PM GST

ECOTHON MASTER CLASSES

18 JAN 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM GST

MC Note

19 JAN 09:30 AM - 09:35 AM GST

Speaker

Sara AlMarzooqi

Future Sustainability Leader, Y4S

Opening Keynote : Preparing Youth For the Next 50 years

19 JAN 09:36 AM - 09:46 AM GST

Speaker

HE Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa Al Hammadi

Chairman, Abu Dhabi Economic Department

TBC

19 JAN 09:47 AM - 10:02 AM GST

Speaker

Najla Midfa

General Manager, Sheraa-Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center

TBC

19 JAN 10:03 AM - 10:13 AM GST

Inspiring today’s youth to tackle climate change

19 JAN 10:15 AM - 10:25 AM GST

Speaker

Hanan AlYafei

Senior Advisor, Responsible Investing Unit Mubadala

Building sustainable diversity and inclusion in the workplace

19 JAN 10:27 AM - 10:37 AM GST

Speaker

Dr. Eng. Suaad Al Shamsi

Senior Program Manager, Etihad Airways

Deep Dive: The trends shaping the UAE's youth sector after the COVID-19

18 JAN 10:38 AM - 10:53 AM GST

Speaker

Dima Sayess

Partner and Ideation Center lead Strategy&

Moderator

Eng. Fatima AlHallami

Process Engineer, ADNOC Offshore

Education and Skill Building for the Energy Transition - Partner Session

18 JAN 10:55 AM - 11:15 AM GST

Fostering social entrepreneurship in youth to achieve UAE’s next 50 years

19 JAN 11:30 AM - 11:40 AM GST

Speaker

HE Salama Alameemi

Director General, Maan Authority for social contribution

ESG Investing: why it matters? - InvestCorp

19 JAN 11:42 AM - 11:57 AM GST

Skills & Energy Transition: skill building for the energy transition

19 JAN 11:59 AM - 12:14 PM GST

How technology and innovation can accelerate sustainability initiatives, particularly in education programs ?

19 JAN 12:16 PM - 12:31 PM GST

Industry 4.0 & Youth: How Can Industry 4.0 Help Youth Combat Climate Change?

19 JAN 11:08 AM - 11:33 AM GST

Speaker

Franco Atassi

CEO, Siemens Smart Infrastructure in the Middle East

Moderator

Yazan Zamel

Future Sustainability Leader, Y4S

Space and Climate Change : How Space tech can help protect the planet - Virtual

19 JAN 12:48 PM - 01:13 PM GST

Speaker

Dr. Khaled Al Hashmi

Director (TBC) National Space Science and Technology Center

Speaker

Adan Ramirez Sanchez

CEO & Cofounder, Greenfluidics

Speaker

Sharib Khan

CEO & Cofounder, TrialX

Speaker

Sahith Reddy Madara

Future Sustainability Leader, Y4S

Moderator

Armen Kherlopian

Scientific Advisory Board Member Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH)

Future Map: thriving in the next normal In partnership with MBZ Majlis for Future Generations - Partner Session

19 JAN 01:43 PM - 02:13 PM GST

Speaker

Alanood Alkaabi

Education Programs Manager, Crown Prince Court

Moderator

Abdulla Alremeithi

Acting Director, Environment Policy & Planning Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi

Social Entrepreneurship: how social enterprise can combat climate change? In partnership with MAAN - Partner Session

18 JAN 02:15 PM - 02:45 PM GST

GenZ cutting through the noise of fashion! In partnership with Junk Kouture

19 JAN 02:47 PM - 03:07 PM GST

Speaker

Katie Brill

PR & Communications Executive, Junk Kouture

Closing Session

19 JAN 03:09 PM - 03:19 PM GST

Speaker

H.E. Eng. Ahmed Mohammed Al Rumaithi

Undersecretary of the Department of Energy

ECOTHON PITCH SESSION

19 JAN 03:35 PM - 03:50 PM GST

Y4S SKILLUP AWARDS

19 JAN 03:52 PM - 04:12 PM GST