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* Atlantic Council Member
** Atlantic Council Board Director
^ International Advisory Board Member

7:30 a.m.
Registration opens

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7:45 – 8:45 a.m.
Special Breakfast - Security Briefing: Global Political and Security Risks Post-US elections (off-the-record)
Location: Liwa Ballroom

Introduced and moderated by:
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council **

Participants:
Dr. Mathew Burrows, Director, Strategic Foresight Initiative, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council
Stephen J. Hadley, Principal, RiceHadleyGates, LLC; former US National Security Advisor to President George W. Bush **
Karl V. Hopkins, Global Chief Security Officer, Dentons **
GEN James L. Jones, President, Jones Group International; Chairman, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council; former US National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama**
Dr. Meghan O’Sullivan, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs and Director, Geopolitics of Energy Project, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

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9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
Special Report Launch: Illicit Trade of Hydrocarbons
Location: Al Maryah Ballroom
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Moderated by:
Amb. Richard Morningstar, Founding Director and Chairman, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council (confirmed)

Presenter:
Ian Ralby, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council (confirmed)

Participants:
Minister Éric Besson, former Minister of Industry, Energy and Digital Economy, Republic of France (confirmed)
John C. Gannon, Adjunct Professor, Center for Security Studies, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University (confirmed)
Kola Karim, Group Chief Executive Officer, Shoreline Energy International (confirmed)

Session 2: Sovereign Wealth Fund Investment Strategies for a Post-Oil World
Location: Al Hosn

Moderated by:
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council **

Keynote Speech by:
Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency ^

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10:15 – 11:00 a.m.
Special Briefing: World Energy Outlook
Location: Al Maryah Ballroom
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Moderated by:
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council **

Keynote Speech by:
Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency ^

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10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
The New Africa: Strategic Opportunities in Security and Energy
Location: Liwa Ballroom
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Introduced by:
GEN James L. Jones, President, Jones Group International; Chairman, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council; former US National Security Advisor to President Barack Obama**

Moderated by:
J. Peter Pham, Vice President for Research and Regional Initiatives and Director of the Africa Center, Atlantic Council

Participants:
The Hon. Karim Keita, Chairman, Commission on National Defense, Security, and Civil Protection, National Assembly of the Republic of Mali
Tewodros Ashenafi, Founder, Chairman, and CEO, SouthWest Holdings^

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11.15 – 2.00 p.m.
Tour of Masdar City (optional, registration required, light luncheon will be served)

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2:00 - 2:50 p.m.
The Energy-Water Nexus
Location: Al Maryah Ballroom
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Moderated by:
Khaldon Khashman, Secretary General, Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA

Framing Keynote Address by:
H.E. Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Energy, Mines, Water and Environment, Kingdom of Morocco

Participants:
Dr. Rabia Ferroukhi, Head, Policy Unit and Deputy Director, Knowledge, Policy, and Finance, International Renewable Energy Agency
Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Undersecretary, Ministry of Energy, United Arab Emirates; Chairman of the Board, Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority
N. Guy Winebrenner, Vice President, Energy and Environment, RTI International

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3:00 - 3:50 p.m.
Session 1:
Innovative Business Strategies in the Energy Sector
Location: Liwa Ballroom
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Moderated by:
Randy Bell, Director, Business Strategies, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council

Participants:
Mohammed Ali Khan, Chief Commercial Officer - O&G Middle East North Africa & Turkey, GE Oil and Gas
Melanie Nakagawa, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Transformation, US Department of State
Andrew Bowen, Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Vitaly Butenko, Commercial Director, DTEK Energy


Session 2:
Physical and Cyber Risks to Energy Infrastructure and Trade Routes (off-the-record)
Location: Al Marya Ballroom

Introduction by:
Karl V. Hopkins, Global Chief Security Officer, Dentons **

Moderated by:
Bud Coote, Resident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council

Participants:
Tom Feldhausen, Senior Vice President and Director, International Strategy, Federal Government Business Unit, Parsons
Michael Townshend, President, Middle East Operations, BP
Commander Jeremy Vaughan, Visiting Military Fellow, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

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4:00 – 5:15 p.m
Post-Elections US Climate and Energy Policies

 Location: Al Maryah Ballroom
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Moderated by:
Maya Raydan, Business Presenter, Sky News Arabia

Framing Remarks by:
Todd Stern, Visiting Lecturer, Law at Yale Law School; former Special Envoy for Climate Change, US Department of State

Participants:
H.E. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General, Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries
Dominique Ristori, Director General, DG Energy, European Commission
Amb. Paula Dobriansky, Senior Fellow, The Future of Diplomacy Project, John F. Kennedy Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University **
David Goldwyn, Chairman, Global Energy Center Advisory Group, Atlantic Council
Amb. Carlos Pascual, Senior Vice President, IHS Global Energy, International Affairs, IHS Markit **

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5:15 - 6:30 p.m.
Breakthrough Energy Technologies and Their Disruptive Market and Geopolitical Impacts
Location: Al Maryah Ballroom
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Moderated by:
Karel Beckman, Editor-in-Chief, Energy Post (confirmed)

Part I. Keynote Remarks by:
Rainer Baake, State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Federal Republic of Germany
Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency ^
Raja Sidawi, CEO, Energy Intelligence Group

Part II. Panel Discussion

Participants:
Dr. Robert Armstrong, Director, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Energy Initiative
Ed Holland, Executive Vice President, Southern Company; Chief Executive Officer, Mississippi Power Co**
Gardiner Hill, Director, Carbon Solutions, BP
Andreas Spiess, CEO, SolarKiosk
Dr. Carole Nakhle, Director, Crystol Energy; Nonresident Scholar, Carnegie Middle East Center

Closing remarks:
Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council **

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6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Closing Reception
Location: Cafe Milano


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