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The EcoSwitch Coalition’s first Green Entrepreneurship Lab will focus on creating benefits and foster linkages for green entrepreneurs and sector actors active in relevant fields for the sustainable development of the Lebanese economy.

During the Lab, both sector actors and public sector representatives, as well as entrepreneurs themselves, will be given space to outline their work and exchange on potential opportunities.

In subsequent working groups, the entrepreneurs will be given the opportunity to learn from and exchange with sector experts on topics of relevance to their own work within the green aspect:

The Agenda:

4:00 – 4:10

Welcoming remarks

4:10 – 4:35

Panel discussion – moderated by Hassan Younes – Head of Programs, Changelabs


Association of Lebanese Industrialists – Environment Committee: Eng. Karim Haddad

Libanpack – Founding member & Director: Mrs. Soha Atallah

4:35 – 5:20

Breakout sessions with green experts:

Energy Sector – moderated by Jad El Baba, Energy Innovation Analyst, UNDP – CEDRO project

Expert: Dr. Joseph Al Assad – Dean of the School of Engineering, USEK

Agri-Food Sector – moderated by Eng. Chantale Khourieh- QOOT Cluster Officer

Expert: Eng. Rana Abdou – Agriculture Program Manager, Arcenciel & QOOT Cluster member

Recycling Sector – moderated by Nancy Boueri – Program Manager, Fondation Diane

Expert: Eng. Karim Haddad – Deputy GM, Sicomo & CEO of Energ-Eco

5:20 – 5:40

Closing remarks

Registration information:

As the purpose of this lab is to facilitate networking and direct exchange, we can only admit a limited number of participants to keep discussions intimate and barriers low.

Please submit your application by July 25th, 2021. You will be informed by July 26th if your registration has been accepted.