The Energy Forum

The Energy  Forum plays an important role in renewable energy. The World Green Growth Summit is a point for Ministers, policymakers, political leaders, senior government officials to present a panel of discussion.
The forum will explore new energy technologies to drive the transition to clean energy and business.

2020 Energy Forum Agenda

October 28, 2020

Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency: The Transition Challenges in the Arab States

Dr. Maged K. Mahmoud. Technical Director at the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), Cairo, Egypt.

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm (EDT NY)


12:45 pm - 1:00 pm (EDT NY)

How Can the Green Economy Improve the Health of the Planet After the Disruption of the COVID-19


Donahue Peebles III, Chief of Staff, The Peebles Corporation


- Aneta Nikolova, D. Eng. Enviroment Affairs Officer, United Nations ESCAP

- Dr. Karl Vella. Manager, International Climate Policy.

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm (EDT)

Networking Session

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm (EDT)

Lunch Break

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm (EDT NY)

Towards a gender transformative climate- resilient recovery: CARE’s Perspective.

Mr. Sven Harmeling , Global Policy Lead Climate Change and Resilience. Care International.

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm (EDT NY)


4:15 pm - 4:30 pm (EDT NY)

Empower Women in the Renewable Energy Industry

Erica Arias, CEO, Imperio Tech LLC


- Laura Van Wie McGrory, VP for Strategic Initiatives, Alliance to Save Energy

- Milka Rodriguez, City Research Scientist & Environmental Advocate 

4:30 pm - 5:20 pm (EDT NY)

October 29, 2020

Renewable Energy for all Through a Just Transition (Climate vulnerable Countries)

Mrs. Anna Skowron, Senior Policy Officer, World Future Council - WFC

9:15 am - 9:45 am (EDT NY)


9:45 am - 10:00 am (EDT NY)

Jordanian Experience of Efforts in Moving Towards Green Growth, Green Growth National Action Plan- GGNAP

Dr. Jihad Alsawair, Technical Advisor to the Minister. Director – Green Economy Unit. Ministry of Environment. Jordan.

10:00 am - 10:30 am (EDT)


10:30 am - 10:45 am (EDT NY)

Environmental Policy & Sustainable Energy

Dr. Hussein Abaza. Senior Advisor to the Egyptian Minister of Environment

10:45 am - 11:15 am (EDT NY)

Networking Session

11:15 am - 12:00 pm (EDT NY)

Lunch Break

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm (EDT NY)

Civil Society Transition European Union Climate Policy Intervention

Mr. Tom Boyle, Head of Network Development, CAN Europe

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm (EDT NY)


1:00 pm - 1:15 pm (EDT NY)

How to Scale the Global Solar Energy Workforce With the Urgency Needed to Address Climate Change.

Mrs. Marla Korpar, Development Director, Solar Energy International
Mr. Matthew Harris, Director Business Development - Latin America, Solar Energy International (SEI)

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm (EDT NY)


1:45 pm - 2:00 pm (EDT NY)

Energy Distribution & Sustainable Ecosystems

Conor Colwell, Co-Founder, Liquidstar
Scott Salandy-Defour, Co-Founder, Liquidstar

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm (EDT NY)


2:30 pm - 2:45 pm (EDT NY)

Cooperation for Clean Energy

Eng. Maha Mostafa Awad, Undersecretary of State for Research Planning & International Cooperation, Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Egypt

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm (EDT NY)

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