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.
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
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
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.
Ice, Bears and Markets in the Silicon Age
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.
Clients & Friends
Here's a short list of some clients I've had the pleasure to work for:
- Association des Ingénieurs de la Faculté Polytechnique de Mons
- BNP Paribas Fortis Bank
- Chambre de Commerce Suisse (Belgique)
- Compaq Computer
- Crédit Agricole
- Degroof Bank
- DG Research - European Commission
- Electrabel Suez
- Energy Efficiency Forum 2011
- EPM - Maîtrise en Management
- EU - Greenweek 2006
- European Administration School
- European Space Agency
- Exploration du monde
- Friends of Europe
- GDF Suez
- ICHEC (Brussels Management School)
- IPRA (International Public Relations Association), in Turkey
- La Compagnie de Trésorerie Benjamin de Rothschild
- LCF Rothschild (Rome)
- Les Grandes Conférences Liégeoises, asbl
- Schneider Electric
- Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
- Suez University, Belgium
- The Explorer Club, New York
- UCL - Business Administration Schools
- ULB - Association des Ingénieurs
- VW Dieteren
Book me as a speaker
My main areas of expertise are climate change, polar regions, sustainable development and energy.
Every event is unique and requires tailor-made communication. If you would like me to give a talk, please get in touch so we can discuss the details.