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Day 1: Monday, 9 February 2009

8:30 -10:00

Registration

Inaugural Session

10:00-11:15

         H.E. Nadia Makram Ebeid, Executive Director, Centre for Environment & Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE), Egypt.

         Dr. Basel Al-Yousfi, Deputy Director, United Nations Environment Programme/ Regional Office of West Asia (UNEP/ROWA), Bahrain.

         Mr Sami Al Basheer Al Morshid, Director, ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau, Switzerland.

         H.E. Dr. Tarek Kamel, Minister of Communications and Information Technology.

         H.E Eng. Maged George, Minister of Environment.

11:15  11:45

Coffee Break

Keynote Speakers: Leadership Insights

11:45-1:00

         Moderator: Dr. Basel Al-Yousfi, Deputy Director, United Nations Environment Programme/ Regional Office of West Asia (UNEP/ROWA), Bahrain.

         Dr. Katharina Kummer Peiry, Executive Secretary, Basel Convention Secretariat, Switzerland.

         Mr. Iskander Shalaby, Chairman, the Egyptian Company for Mobile Service (ECMS Mobinil), Egypt.

         Ms. Brigitte Bourgoin, Executive Vice President, France Telecom Orange, France.

         Dr. Tarek Shawki, Director, UNESCO Cairo Office, Egypt

1:00 2:00

Lunch

Session I: E-waste Management Initiatives

2:00 3:00

         Moderator: Mr. Paul Makin, UNIDO Representative and Head, Regional Office, Egypt

         Mr. Ruediger Kuehr, Executive Secretary, StEP Initiative, United Nations University, Germany.

         Mr. Guido Sonnemann, Programme Officer for Innovation and Life Cycle Management, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP/DTIE), France.

         Mr. Oliver Keserue, Programme Manager Waste, UNEP/MAP Blue Plan, France.

Session II:  Collection. Refurbishment and Recycling Practices

3:00 4:00

         Moderator: Ms. Hanan EL-Hadary, Director, Egypt National Clean Production Center, Egypt.

         Mr. Steven Art, Sales Manager, E-waste Recycling, UMICORE, Belgium.

         Mr. Sherif Issa, Sr. Manager Health and Environment Affairs, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, (ECMS Mobinil), Egypt.

         Mr. Edgar Mugisha, Technical Officer, Uganda Cleaner Production Center, Uganda.

4:00 4:15

Coffee Break

Session III: E-waste Effects,  Assessment and Life Cycle

4:15 5:15

         Moderator: Mr. Sherif Issa, Sr. Manager Health and Environment Affairs, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, (ECMS Mobinil), Egypt.

         Prof. Medhat El Messiery, Head of the Egyptian Society for Non-ionizing Radiation Protection, Egypt.

         Dr. Bernd Kopacek, Managing Director, Austrian Society for Systems Engineering and Automation. Austria.

 

5:15

Closing

 

Day 2: Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Session IV: E-waste International Practices

9:30 10:30

         Moderator:  Mr. Fareed Bushaheri, Regional Coordinator, UNEP/DTIE

         Dr. Jack Rowley, Director of Research and Sustainability, Global Systems for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA), United Kingdom.

         Mr. Mathias Schluep, Project Manager, Laboratory for Technology and Society, Materials Science and Technology (EMPA), Switzerland.

         Ms. Martina Kolb, Project Manager, German Development Cooperation (GTZ). Germany.

         Ms. Orsolya Csorba, European Commission, DG Environment, Belgium.

10:30 -11:00

Coffee Break

Session V: International Organizations Practices

11:00 12:00

         Moderator: Mr. Ruediger Kuehr, Executive Secretary, StEP Initiative, United Nations University, Germany.

         Mr. Guido Sonnemann, Programme Officer for Innovation and Life Cycle Management, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - Division of Technology, Industry and Economics, France.

         Ms. Azza Morssy, Programme Manager, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Austria.

         Mr. Hossam Allam, Regional Programme Manager, Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE), Egypt

         Mr. Saied Dahroug, International Facilitator, Basel Convention Regional Centre for Arab States, Egypt.

Session VI:  Perspective of Private Sector Enterprises

12:00 - 1:00

         Moderator: Mr. Sebastien Poisson, ESMP Manager, Zain Group, Bahrain

         Mr. Lutz-Guenther Scheidt, Webix solutions GmbH, Germany.

         Mr. Herve Guilcher, Environmental Programs Director, HP EMEA, France.

         Dr. Reinhard Hoehn, Manager of Environmental Affairs, IBM, Germany.

         Mr. Fernando A. Lagraña, Head of Partnership Promotion & Membership Division, ITU, Switzerland.

1:00-2:00

Lunch

Session VII:  The Way Forward: E-Waste in Egypt: Status and Challenges

2:00 3:15

         Moderator: Dr. Howida Ismail, Director, Technical Assistance Unit, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Egypt.

         Dr. Khaled El Amrawy, Country Manager (ELN), Intel Corporation, Egypt.

         Mr. Ahmed Imam, Director, Nokia Maintenance Center (Raya), Egypt.

         Mr. Amr Sheira, CEO, Compume, Egypt.

         Mr. Ahmed Samy, Country Manager, HP, Egypt.

         Mr. Amr Abdallah, Chairman, Dreamers of Tomorrow, Egypt

3:15-3:30

Coffee Break

Session VIII:  The Way Forward: E-waste Management Programme in the Arab Region

3:30-5:00

         Moderator: Mr. Tarek El-Baz, Advisor, Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE), Egypt.

         Mr. Hossam Allam, Regional Programme Manager, Centre for the Environment & Development for the Arab Region & Europe (CEDARE). Egypt.

         Mr. Ruediger Kuehr, Executive Secretary, StEP Initiative, United Nations University, Germany.

         Mr. Fareed Bushaheri, Regional Coordinator, UNEP/DTIE, Bahrain

         Mr. Mathias Schluep, Project Manager, Laboratory for Technology and Society, Materials Science and Technology (EMPA), Switzerland.

         Mr. Miloud Ameziane, Head of International Telecommunication Union Regional Office for the Arab Region (ITU), Egypt.

         Ms. Nehal El Kouesny, Information Centers Coordinator, The World Bank, Egypt

         Mr. Sherif Issa, Sr. Manager Health and Environment Affairs, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs, (ECMS Mobinil), Egypt

5:00

Closing Session

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Intercontinental CityStars Hotel

 

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