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Session 1 (Geostrategy) will be chaired by Gerald Doucet, Secretary General of the World Energy Council
Session 2 (Technology) will be chaired by John Wright, Director, Energy Transformed Flagship, CSIRO (Australia)
The carbon footprint of World CTL 2008 will be assessed.
Session 4 (Associated Industries) will be chaired by Alexander Landia, Chairman of the Board of SUEK (Russia)
The list of organizations represented at the Conference is available - see "Attendance"
The list of represented organizations is available on Attendance.
The panel « Downstream Industries » (at the end of Session 1) is canceled
World CTL 2008 will host the World CTL Award ceremony - see “Program” and “World CTL Award”
Located at the crossroads of Europe, Paris is one of the premier cities in the world for conferences and exhibitions. It offers excellent facilities for welcoming international participants in a very convenient way with its two international airports, six railway stations, an extensive public transportation system and a wide range of accommodations.
The First World CTL Conference will be held at the Hotel Méridien Montparnasse, situated in the heart of the left bank and very easily accessible.
This 4* establishment offers over 900 spacious rooms complemented by excellent business and leisure amenities and immerses guests in the rich culture and refined elegance of the Montparnasse district.
In addition, the conference centre features large and functional meeting & exhibition spaces as well as the latest audiovisual and communications technologies.
Participants and Exhibitors at the First World CTL Conference will enjoy both comfort and style!
The onsite secretariat and Welcome Desk are open at the following times:
The Welcome Desk is located in the hotel convention centre Grand Foyer.
You can contact the onsite secretariat at the following telephone
number : 01 44 36 48 65
After the Conference, you may contact the Conference Office at:
World CTL 2008
MCI - 24, rue Chauchat - 75009 Paris - France
Tel.: + 33 (0)1 53 85 82 74 - Fax: + 33 (0)1 53 85 82 83
In the perspective of next World CTL Conferences, your evaluation and suggestions are essential.
An evaluation form is included in your conference bag. More copies are available at the Welcome Desk.
Let us suggest you to fill it in all along the Conference.
A list of participants is included in your conference bag. An addendum listing with the late and on-site registrants will be made available at the conference Welcome Desk on Friday 4th April noon.
The conference proceedings will be available on www.world-ctl2008.com. Each participant will receive by email an access code and will be able to download the proceedings, free of charge.
The Conference Reception is held on Thursday 3rd April 2008 at 6:00 pm within the exhibition area. Attendees, spouses and exhibitors are cordially invited to join.
The total carbon footprint of World CTL 2008 will be assessed by application of the Bilan Carbone© method developed by ADEME, the French Environment & Energy Management Agency. The result of this assessment will be made available to the Conference delegates. Bilan Carbone© takes into account all the greenhouse gases listed in the Kyoto Protocol (CO2, CH4, N2O, halocarbons) emitted as a result of the Conference, such as delegates' travels, food preparation and air conditioning.
All speakers are requested to deposit and check their Powerpoint presentation at the Preview Room located in Jacob Room (near the conference room). It is open at following times:
The official Conference language is English.
Participants are kindly requested to turn off their mobile phones when entering the conference room.