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Université de la terre Entrepreneurs d'avenir

In partnership with

UNSECO

Life at a time
of great transitions

Imagine / Debate / Commit

November 25 & 26, 2022
at UNESCO • Paris

Speakers & moderators

Thierry SALOMON

Thierry SALOMON

Founder and Vice President of the négaWatt association

Thierry Salomon is an energy engineer, one of the promoters in France of the negawatt concept, former president and current vice-president and spokesman of the negaWatt Association. He created in 1978 and directed until 2005 the association Gefosat whose mission is to promote energy savings and renewable energies.

In 2001, he co-founded the SCOP IZUBA Energies which carries out energy optimization studies and was in charge of its development until 2020. Since 2017, he has led and coordinated the realization of the energy scenario "Positive Energy Occitanie Region" (REPOS Occitanie) for the Occitanie Region in partnership with Ademe . He wrote and collaborated on several books (La Maison des négaWatts, Du torrent au courant, Manifeste négaWatt, Changeons d'Energies, Et nous vivrons des jours heureux, etc.).

He was one of the speakers interviewed in the documentary film Demain, by Cyril Dion and Mélanie Laurent (2015) and has been writing a regular mood post in the magazine La Maison écologique since 2005.

Speaks on the theme

Friday, November 25

16h30 > 18h00

22. The urgency of a low-carbon life

  • Luc JULIA: Co-creator of Siri, Chief Scientific Officer for Renault - visio
  • Olivier ROUSSAT: Chief Executive Officer of the Bouygues Group
  • Thierry SALOMON: Founder and Vice President of the négaWatt association
  • Anne SÉNÉQUIER: Medical specialist and researcher in geopolitics at IRIS

Moderation: Lionel ASTRUC

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Friday, November 25

16h30 > 18h00

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