Speeches & Conferences

Every now and then, people ask me to give a talk or lecture at their conference or event, which I usually agree to do. I often address issuess such as climate change, the Polar Regions, sustainable developement and other related topics.

Over time, the demand has grown to a point where I am no longer able to say "yes" to everyone, even if I try to fit in as many as possible!

Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.

Ernest Shackleton

Sample Speeches

Aiming to zero emission : a challenge for the third industrial revolution

Aiming to zero emission : a challenge for the third industrial revolution

12.02.2010, GDF Suez, Topex, Barcelone

In partnership with as our main technical partners GDF Suez and Schneider Electric who had the vision to understand the full import of this project, we have managed to conceive, built and operate a research facility which is not only complex technologically speaking, but is also situated in an extreme

European Administration School

European Administration School

12.09.2010, European Administration School

Alain Hubert joined the celebration of the European Administration School’s 5th anniversary in Brussels. Invited as a keynote speaker, Alain explained the “zero emission” Princess Elisabeth research station in Antarctica to a gathered audience of training staff of the European institutions.

Handing over Cryosat Data

Handing over Cryosat Data

23.06.2008, European Space Agency

During the Arctic Arc Expedition, measurments of the snow depth were done regularily along the way to for the ESA Cryosat mission. The collected data were handed over to Richard Francis ESA's Project Manager for CryoSat during a presentation held at ESA-ESTEC in the Netherlands.

Climate Change: Keys to a concerted policy shift

Climate Change: Keys to a concerted policy shift

23.06.2009, Friends of Europe

This roundtable tried looking at the challenges and opportunities facing Europe. Over 100 senior EU and national decision-makers, business and NGOs leaders and editors-in-chief gathered in Brussels to discuss together.

Ice, Bears and Markets in the Silicon Age

Ice, Bears and Markets in the Silicon Age

03.06.2008, OECD

In the face of what we have learned about Climate Change from polar sciences, a new model must be found. We need to change our way of life, restore a balance between nature and economics, cooperate on a much larger scale, optimise our resources and minimize our waste production.

The Changing Face of Exploration

The Changing Face of Exploration

23.06.2008, The Explorers Club, New York

Today’s explorer has, as at the end of the 19th Century, become a man of science – the justification for going into places where only the foolhardy venture, has become a quest for intimate knowledge.

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My main areas of expertise are climate change, polar regions, sustainable development and energy.

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