With Special Participation of Christian Estrosi

Mayor of Nice,
President of Metropole Nice Côte d’Azur,
Deputy President of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region

Christian ESTROSI
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SP2022: Keynote Speakers

Nadine Tournois

Professor, Dean of the IAE Nice Graduate School of Business and Vice-President for continuing education, University Côte d’Azur

Short Bio: Nadine Tournois is Professor at the University Côte d’Azur in France, specialized in services marketing and cross-cultural management. She is the Dean of the IAE Nice Graduate School of Business and Vice-President for continuing education, and the former vice-chancellor of the Academy of Nice. She served as the chair in several international conferences and has developed many international collaborations with universities from all over the world, where she teaches and gives conferences. Before becoming a Professor, she has been working at Texas-Instruments and IBM and as consultant for French and international banks. She is Chevalier of the Order of the Legion of Honour, and is involved in humanitarian activities.

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Brigitte Jacquemont

Policy Officer, Directorate-General for Energy, European Commission

Teaser : Buildings: A key component to achieving a climate-neutral Europe.

Short Bio: Brigitte Jacquemont is a policy officer at the European Commission, working on sectorial EU policies for buildings and energy efficiency. Before joining the European Commission, Brigitte has worked at the French Ministry for Ecology in the area of Green Buildings and Sustainable Transport policies for more than 15 years.

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Margot Pinault

Policy Officer, Directorate-General for Energy, Energy Efficiency Unit, European Commission

Teaser : Policy background on the proposed revision of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED).

Short Bio : Margot is the Team Leader of the Policy Development and Strategy team, responsible for the revision and further development of the Energy Efficiency Directive. Margot has also an extensive 7-year experience in the EU funding programs: in her previous position she was responsible for planning, coordination and development of the funding schemes for energy efficiency, specifically under the LIFE and Horizon Europe programs. Before joining the European Commission 10 years ago, Margot worked in the private sector, in the field of smart homes, home automation and buildings energy management systems. As for her educational background, Margot has a Masters in Economics and a Masters in European and International Business Law.


Dr. Emmanuel de Lanversin

Deputy Director for Housing, Urban Development and Landscape

Teaser : Building in France : A revolution ?

Short Bio : Emmanuel de Lanversin, Engineer and Architect, is Deputy Director at the Directorate for Housing, Urban Development and Landscape of the French government. Amassing  30-years of professional experience in the construction industry as well as in urban planning and transportation. He puts his energy into the design and efficiency of cities so they can fulfill their purpose as places to meet and interact.


Enrico Mazzon

Senior European project manager at Capenergies – Cluster and a National Contact Point (NCP)

Teaser: Horizon Europe current funding opportunities for smart, sustainable and energy-efficient buildings

Short Bio: Enrico Mazzon is a senior European project manager at Capenergies – Cluster and  a National Contact Point (NCP) for Climate and Energy issues in Horizon Europe at the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. He has covered the role of NCP for the EU R&I Framework Programme in two countries (France and Italy) for the last 9 years and spent 6 years in Brussels working as a EU Affairs advisor for the Italian Agency for the Promotion of European Research and Vattenfall group.



Raphaël Rinaldi

Europe & International Director at Capenergies

Teaser: Advancing the transition to net zero.

Short Bio: Raphaël Rinaldi is Europe and International Director at Capenergies’ competitiveness Cluster, specialized in smart energy systems. Before joining Capenergies, Raphael was head of EU and transnational subsidized programs for ENEL in Italy, with more than 10 years of experience in the energy sector.

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Stavros Stamatoukos

Project Manager, Horizon Europe Energy, CINEA, European Commission

Teaser: Funding Opportunities in Horizon Europe Energy. 

Short Bio: Stavros is a Project Manager at the Horizon Europe Energy Unit of CINEA. Stavros has 5-years of experience managing EU funding programs mostly on Energy Efficiency and Digitalisation. Prior to joining the Agencies, Stavros worked for 15 years in the area of smart buildings and building management systems. Stavros is an Electrical & Computer Engineer and has a Masters in Energy and Environmental Management.


Ludovic Asso

Head of Industry & Energy, Chamber of Commerce and Industry Nice Côte d'Azur

Teaser : How the business ecosystem can support a territory’s energy transition.

Short bio : In this capacity, Ludovic leads the, Club Energie Côte d’Azur which brings together more than a hundred Côte d’Azur energy players (major groups, SMEs, very small businesses, local authorities, institutions, etc.) with the aim of promoting the energy transition and encouraging people to take action on a large scale.

Expert in environmental, circular economy and CSR issues, Ludovic previously worked in the management of a fine chemicals industrial site. 

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