Paris Talks Conference Schedule

Paris Talks - A Conference on the Future of Humanity

"The Future Of Conflict: Complex Sources & Innovative Solutions”

UNESCO Headquarters - 3/15/2019

TIMING TALK/PERFORMANCE SPEAKER
13:30:00 REGISTRATION + COFFEE ------------
14:00 MINDFULNESS SESSION Anna Khuade
14:15 Opening Performance Dance Nicola AYOUB
14:25 Interactive welcome video Paris Talks Bot
14:35 Welcoming address Michael Bahati, Paris Talks Founder
14:40 Conference Introduction Keenya Hofmaier, Paris Talks Content Director
14:45 Opening Keynote Lassina ZERBO

SESSION ONE

15:00 CONTEMPORARY CONFLICT: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
TIMING TALK/PERFORMANCE SPEAKER
Education: The Art Of Building Peace In The Minds Of People Stefania GIANNINI
Terrorism: Prevention In The 21st Century Kyle Matthews
Failing Global Leadership: Lessons From Brexit! Alex Taylor
Refugees: The Silent Casualties Of Conflict Sonia Ben Ali
16:00 Predictions + Networking Break
 
16:30 The City Speaks - Paris Talks Documentary

SESSION TWO

16:45 SCIENTIFIC & TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS: SOURCES OF/SOLUTIONS TO CONFLICTS
TIMING TALK/PERFORMANCE SPEAKER
AI vs. Humanity: A Future Ethics War ? Timo Elliot
Are We Prepared For Nuclear War? Jean-Marie COLLIN
Hydrogen, A New Energy For A New World Pierre-Etienne FRANC

SESSION THREE

17:30 Round Table Debate (Q&A): From conflict to peace: Where do we go from here?

SESSION FOUR

18:00 Building a harmonious future: BREAKOUT INTO PARALLEL WORKING GROUP SESSIONS
TIMING TALK/PERFORMANCE SPEAKER
The Future Of Philanthropy: Reconciling Economic Interests And Social Impact Sonia Ben Ali
Using STEM To Build A Peaceful Future Annie Black
Arts & Culture: Powerful Tools For Peace Keri Chryst & Nicola Ayoub
How To Design Better Policies For Future Migration Challenges Montreal Institute of Genocide Studies
Gender Equality & Women Empowerment: Unlocking Human Potential On A Transformational Scale Miren Bengoa
Environmental Exponential Degradation: How To Tackle It TBC
Let's Engineer A New Social Contract! TBC
19:45 Comedy Performance Luke Thompson

SESSION FIVE

20:00 A Blueprint for Peace: Announcement of preliminary actions from working groups: Session Conducted by Luke Thompson
TIMING TALK/PERFORMANCE SPEAKER
21:00 Closing Keynote (TBA)
21:15 Closing Word of Thanks + announce 2020 Michael BAHATI & Paris Talks Team
22:00 Spoken Word + Networking cocktail + Door Closing

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