The Climate Talk Series: Preparing for COP28

Enhancing Climate Resilience through upskilling and capacity building

Unleash your potential and drive climate action! Join the conversation on building competencies to confront climate change.


March 16th 2023

8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

SEE Institute


In this Talk Series, you'll discover how to make a meaningful difference in mitigating and adapting to the impacts of climate change. With the right resources and tools, individuals and organizations will become more informed, prepared, and effective in tackling this global challenge.

By investing in capacity building and upskilling, you'll be at the forefront of creating a sustainable and resilient future for all. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from experts, exchange ideas, and take your climate efforts to the next level. Join us at SEE Institute for this innovative discussion ahead of COP 28 that will shape a more sustainable and resilient future for all!

who is this for?

HR Professionals from any industry
Public and private sector employees
Government delegates
Professionals from various industries such as energy, agriculture, transportation, real-estate
Sustainability enthusiasts
Professionals in Supply Chain Management
Engineers in various disciplines
Business Owners
University Students
University Professors
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Objectives of the discussion

The need for individuals and organizations to adapt and evolve their skills and capacities is more crucial than ever before. The first installment of our Climate Talk Series: Preparing for COP28 is a pivotal moment in the UAE’s climate action, where experts from diverse fields, including engineering, science, economics, and policy, come together to find solutions and shape a more resilient future.

Through this talk series, SEE Institute aims to provide a platform for experts and professionals to share best practices and experiences in upskilling for climate change, while simultaneously encouraging the audience to adopt these practices.

We will explore the challenges and opportunities presented by the climate emergency through the masterclass and panel discussion while taking a deeper look into how upskilling and capacity building can help society rise to the challenge.

The series seeks to promote interdisciplinary collaboration among experts from different fields such as engineering, science, economics, and policy in order to find more effective ways to combat climate change.

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8:30 – 9:00 AM


9:00 – 9:15 AM

Keynote Speaker

The Importance of Climate Literacy in the 21st Century

Dr. Jasmina Locke

9:15 – 10:15 AM


Building Resilient Communities: Capacity Building and Upskilling for Climate Adaptation

Muna Al Nahdi

10:15 – 10:30 AM

Break & Networking

10:30 – 11:15 AM

Panel Discussion

Capacity Building within the workforce for climate resilience

Dr. Jacinta Dsilva
Dr. KAmEl Mellahi
Arpana Sharma
Ben McCabe
Prakash Rao

11:15 – 11:20 AM

Closing Ceremony

11:20 – 12:00 PM



Keynote Speaker

Dr. Jasmina Locke
CEO & Academic Head
Dr. Jasmina Locke , CEO , SEE Institute

Masterclass Speaker

Muna Al Nahdi
Sustainability Advisor, 021Hub

Panel Moderator

Dr. Jacinta Dsilva
Research Director

Panel Speaker

Dr. Kamel Mellahi
Senior Manager - Centre for Responsible Business at Dubai Chambers

Panel Speaker

Arpana Sharma
Executive Director at PraeEminere Advisory and Member of Advisory Board, AIESEC UAE

Panel Speaker

Ben McCabe
Founder CEO of McCabe & Partners

Panel Speaker

Prakash Rao
Head of Supply Chain Projects & Home Operations, Landmark Retail

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