Das 2. Deutsch-Arabische Umweltforum

Programm

DAY 1, Monday, September 9th 2013, Amman Chamber of Commerce

Concerted Action for Sustainable Green Growth – Amman Chamber of Commerce

9.00-10.00 am

Registration

10.00-12.00 am

Opening Ceremony and Keynotes

Words of Welcome

  • H.E. Senator Riad Al-Saifi, President, Amman Chamber of Commerce, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Adelheid Sailer-Schuster, President EMA e.V., Germany
  • H.E. Ralph Tarraf, Ambassador, German Embassy Amman, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Opening Keynotes

  • Najib Saab, Secretary General, Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED), Lebanon
  • H.E. Hatem Al Halawani, Minister of Industry and Trade, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and Chairman, Jordan Investment Board
  • HRH Prince Hassan bin Talal, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Honorary President EMA e.V.

12.00-1.00 am

Lunch and opportunities for b2b exchange in the exhibition hall

1.00-2.30 pm

Workshop 1: Energy Industry

Chairman: Dr. Khaled Elshuraydeh, Secretary General, Higher Council for Science and Technology, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

  • Bassem Farradj, Secretary General, Amman Chamber of Commerce, and CEO, Arab Technical Group, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
    Renewable Energy in Jordan: Potential and Challenges
  • H.E. Eng. Malek Kabariti, Former Minister of Energy & Mineral Resources, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Winfried Nau, Director Turkey / Middle East, DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, Turkey
    Financing of Wind and Solar Projects
  • Florentine Visser, MED-ENEC Key Expert, MED-ENEC Key Expert, Low Energy Building & Urban Eplanning, GIZ International Servicces, Egypt
    Less is More: Energy Efficiency in the Mediterranean construction sector
  • Ennis Rimawi, Managing Director, Catalyst Private Equity, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan 
    Building a Value Added Energy Industry in Jordan

2.30-3.00 pm

Coffee break and b2b-exchange in the exhibition hall

3.00-4.30 pm

Workshop 2: Climate Change and Pressing Environmental Challenges

Chairwoman: Anja Wehler-Schoeck, Resident Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Jordan and Iraq, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

  • Khaled Anis Irani, Chairman, The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN),
  • Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Dr. Camilla Bausch, Senior Management and Senior Fellow, Ecologic Institute Berlin, Germany
    Brief overview on German Energy Transition
  • Najib Saab, Secretary General, Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED), Lebanon
    Impact of Climate Change: Vulnerability & Adaptation
  • Silke Ruth Laskowski, Professor for Environmental Law, University Kassel, Germany
    Climate change and the impact on water resources: Need for sustainable infrastructure concepts of public water supply and waste water disposal
  • H.E. Dr. Muhanned Adnan Hararah, Commissioner for Environment & Health Control., Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
    Environmental management in the Aqaba Special Economic Zone (ASEZA)

4.30-5.00 pm

Coffee break and b2b-exchange in the exhibition hall

5.00-6.30 pm

Workshop 3: Sustainable Resource Management and Circular Economy

Chairwoman: Nabila Hamza, President, Foundation for the Future, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

  • Dr. Kerstin Hartsch, Head of Department Ecology and Environment, IPRO Dresden, Germany, and Member of the EMA board
    Contributions to Resource Management in Morocco:  Combat Soil Erosion
  • Veronika Frankenberger, Consultant, clarify.decide.change, Germany
    Women as an essential factor of sustainable growth: The formation of "RecyTech" in Tunisia as a business idea supported by EMA's German-Arab Mentoring Project
  • Iheb Rayan, General Manager, Consultant and Associate Teacher, University of Versailles St. Quentin et Yvelines (UVSQ) Paris, France  
  • Faiza Chabchoub Chaker, Bureau Exécutif - Chambre Nationale des Femmes Chef d'Entreprises (CNFCE / UTICA), Tunisia
    Project "Strategy for Reducing Waste of Bardo Community"

8.30 pm

Gala Dinner, Amman (upon special invitation)

 

 

DAY 2, Tuesday, September 10th 2013, Amman

Concerted Action for Sustainable Green Growth – Amman Chamber of Commerce

9.00-10.00 am

Registration, Amman Chamber of Commerce

10.00-11.30 am

Workshop 4: Water Management

Chairwoman: Beate Richter, Country Director Jordan, KfW Bank Group, Germany

  • H.E. Abdo Razzaz Saleh, Minister for Water and Environment, Republic of Yemen
  • Talfeh, Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
    The Water Sector and Investment
  • Eng. Khaldon H. Khashman, Secretary General, Arab Countries Water Utilities Association, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Maha Tawfik, Deputy Chairperson, National Water Research Center (NWRC), Egypt
    Research Uptake in Water Management in Egypt
11.30-12.00 am

Coffee break and b2b exchange in the exhibition hall

12.00-1.30 pm

Workshop 5: German-Arab Cooperation in Innovation, Research and Development

Chairman: Prof. Dr. Anton Mangstl, Vice President, German-Jordanian-University, Jordan

  • Aline Bußmann, MSc., Integrated Water Resources Management Coordination, Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany in cooperation with Dr. Maha Halalsheh, Water Energy and Environment Center, MSc Integrated Water Resources Management Coordination, University of Jordan
    Linking Arab and European Young Water Professionals – The Success of the IWRM Master Programme
  • Andreas Wutz, Director, German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Information Center (IC) Amman, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
    Cooperation in Higher Education: The DAAD and the Arab world
  • Prof. Dr. Fuad Hashwa, Professor of Microbiology & Biotechnology and EU – Erasmus Mundus Coordinator, Lebanese American University, Lebanon
    German-Arab Cooperation in Innovation, Research and Development
1.30-2.30 pm

Lunch and opportunities for b2b exchange in the exhibition hall

2.30-3.30 pm

Closing Ceremony

Panel discussion and review of the workshops 1-5

  • Dr. Khaled Elshuraydeh, Secretary General, Higher Council for Science and Technology, Jordan
  • Anja Wehler-Schoeck, Resident Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Jordan and Iraq, Jordan
  • Nabila Hamza, President, Foundation for the Future, Jordan
  • Beate Richter, Country Director Jordan, KfW Bank Group, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Anton Mangstl, Vice President, German-Jordanian-University, Jordan

Concluding Statements

  • HRH Prince Hassan bin Talal, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Honorary President EMA e.V.

End of the conference.

7.00 pm

Bus ride of the delegates to Amman Queen Alia Airport

9.00-9.55 pm

Flight to Aqaba King Hussein International Airport, with snack on board

10.00 pm

Bus ride to the delegates’ hotel in Aqaba

 

DAY 3, Wednesday, September 11th 2013, Aqaba

Regional Investment Opportunities – Aqaba

10.00 am 

Reception – Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA)

Cocktail reception at Mövenpick Hotel, Aqaba, with b2b opportunities, exhibition of mega projects, resident companies and entrepreneurs in Aqaba and snacks

12.00 pm

Boat trip to the south beach (Tala Bay Marina) with lunch on board

1.30 pm

Company Site Visit of the Aqaba Port - Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA)

Reception: Presentation of Investment Opportunities in the Aqaba Port and b2b-exchange

Site visit : Introduction to the management, logistics and processes of the port

Successful Environment Protection and Eco-Tourism – Wadi Rum Valley

4.30 pm

Tour through the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, the Wadi Rum Valley, with a traditional Bedouin meal.

End of programme.

 

Option I

 

Option II

8.00 pm

Bus ride of the delegates to the Aqaba King Hussein International Airport

8.00 pm

Bus ride to delegates’ hotel in Aqaba

10.25 pm

Flight to Amman

11.30 pm

Bus ride to delegates’ hotel in Amman

Thursday, September 12th 2013

 

8.10 am

Flight to Amman

Flight recommendation from Amman to Frankfurt Int. Airport (RJ 125), Flight time 4:45h, Arrival 14:05


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