Matthieu Bouyer, Country Chair and Managing Director TotalEnergies EP Qatar with other officials and students pose for a group photo.
Doha: TotalEnergies Qatar concluded the third edition of its Al Reyada Energy Seminar for university students and young professionals, held under the theme “Energy Transition and Climate Change”.
A cohort of 121 students participated in 4 days of sessions ending on June 1, 2022 and interacted with TotalEnergies experts from TPA (TotalEnergies Associate Professors) who gave lectures during specific sessions on renewable energies and intermittence, mobility and grants, and future challenges. TPA is an association made up of more than 280 retired TotalEnergies experts in multiple fields.
Participants included students from universities such as Doha University for Science and Technology, Texas A&M University in Qatar and HEC Paris in Qatar, as well as young professionals from North Oil Company, Dolphin Energy and Mesaieed PowerCompany.
At the same time, the event stimulated networking with senior company officials and encouraged participants to collaborate and exchange on crucial topics for the energy sector and on possible ways to overcome challenges.
“Al Reyada”, which translates to “leadership” in Arabic, was first launched in 2014 and focuses on various areas such as innovation, sustainability, environment and energy as a whole.
“Our ambition with the Al Reyada seminar was to connect industry experts with academics and young professionals. By providing this platform, young graduates can complete their knowledge, network and engage in discussions on the issues Overall, our goal is to build bridges between the energy industry and academia, and equip participants with practical knowledge,” said Matthieu Bouyer, President and CEO of TotalEnergies EP Qatar .
The Al Reyada seminar is part of TotalEnergies’ new “Tamkeen” program, which brings together all its initiatives on knowledge sharing and human development in the country. Events organized by Tamkeen also include initiatives such as networking, university conferences, expert workshops or on-the-job training.
“The Tamkeen program was recently founded to provide a platform for our human development initiatives. We see it as our role at TotalEnergies to share practical knowledge for the benefit of younger generations. The atmosphere and the level of interaction and heated debates during the Al Reyada seminar was impressive and the good example of how the younger generation is,” concluded Bouyer.