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
13:00 Registration open + welcome tea and coffee Paris Talks Volunteers
13:45 Attendees to be seated
14:00 Welcoming address & conference introduction Michael Bahati, Founder of Paris Talks, and Keenya Hofmaier, Paris Talks Content Director
14:30 Opening Keynote Lassina Zerbo

SESSION ONE

14:50 CONTEMPORARY CONFLICT: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE (Session moderator: Georja Calvin Smith)
TIMING TALK/PERFORMANCE SPEAKER
Education: The Art Of Building Peace In The Minds Of People Stefania GIANNINI
Refugees: The Invisible Solution Builders Sonia Ben Ali Parrallel session: 15:30 RFI live debate (Mall)
Terrorism: Prevention In The 21st Century Kyle Matthews
Failing Global Leadership: Lessons From Brexit! Alex Taylor
16:00 Mindfulness Session Anna Khuade
16:10 Networking Break
 

SESSION TWO

16:30 Social & Technology Innovations for peace: confronting new challenges in the 21st century (Session moderator: Georja Calvin Smith)
TIMING TALK/PERFORMANCE SPEAKER
Conflict's Impact on Poverty Marvi Memon
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

17:40 Round Table Debate (Q&A): Where do we go from here? Inclusive approaches to preventing conflict (Session moderator: David Coffey)

SESSION FOUR

18:10 Building a harmonious future: BREAKOUT INTO PARALLEL SESSIONS
TIMING TALK/PERFORMANCE SPEAKER
18:15 SESSION 4a WORKING GROUPS The Future of Philanthropy: Reconciling Economic + Social Impact/ Anne-Claire Pache (ESSEC Business School) SESSION 4b 18:30-19:00 RFI panel discussion (auditorium) SESSION 4c 18:30 - 20:00 Networking and interactive games (mall)
Using STEM to Build a Peaceful Future/Annie Black (Scientists STEM Innovator) 19:10-19:30 Yoga and Mindfullness (auditorium)
Policy Options for Preventing Global Terrorism to Ensure Sustainable Peace/ Kyle Matthews (Montreal Institute of Genocide Studies) 19:40-20:00 Yoga and Mindfullness (auditorium)
Gender Equality & Women Empowerment: Unlocking Human Potential on a Transformational Scale/ Miren Bengoa (Executive Director of Fondation Chanel)
Cyber Security, Risks and Opportunities for 21st Century Families/ Elizabeth Milovidov (Lawyer and international e-safety expert)
Arts & Culture: Powerful Tools for Peace/ Keri Chryst (International performer and educator) & Nicola Ayoub International dancer and choreographer)
20:00 Break
20:15 Comedy Performance Luke Thompson

SESSION FIVE

20:25 A Blueprint for Peace: Announcement of preliminary actions from working groups
TIMING TALK/PERFORMANCE SPEAKER
20:25 White Paper objectives and preliminary actions Rapporteurs
20:55 Closing words of thanks Michael Bahati
21:00 Refreshments in the reception area
21:50 EVENT CLOSE
22:00 VENUE CLOSE

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