Day 1: Monday

08:30 – 09:30

Registration and welcome refreshments

09:30 – 09:40

Welcome remarks

09:40 – 09:50

Opening of the Youth Forum

09:50 – 10:00

Keynote speech by a young leader

A short speech by Emirati politician who is the Minister of State for Youth Affairs of United Arab Emirates. In February 2016, she became the youngest government minister in the world.

10:00 – 10:30

Tête-à-tête with inspiring youth leaders in the Arabian Gulf

10:30 – 10:45

Networking break

Youth Majlis Session 1: A rendezvous with the regions Youth Icons

10:45 – 11:05

Dialogue with a youth icon

11:05 – 11:25

Dialogue with a youth icon

11:25 – 11:45

Dialogue with a youth icon

11:45 – 12:00

Networking break

Youth Majlis Session 2: Conversation with the movers and shakers of the industry

12:00 – 12:25

A dialogue with the CEO of Tasnee

Mutlaq Al-Morished

CEOTasnee

Youth Majlis Session 3: Preparing the GCC Human Capital for Net Zero Future

12:25 – 12:50

A dialogue with the EVP – Corporate HR of SABIC

Abdulaziz Al-Oudan

Executive Vice President – Corporate Human ResourcesSABIC

12:50 – 15:00

Networking lunch

GPCA Speed Mentorship

15:00 – 17:00

Speed mentorship

Seated in round tables, the attendees have the chance to interact with a mentor for a few minutes before the buzzer cues to move to the next mentor

19:30 – 21:00

Youth dinner

Day 2: Tuesday

08:30 – 12:00

Attend the 16th Annual GPCA Forum

  • Welcome remarks by
  • Inaugural address
  • Regional Energy Ministers panel
  • Al Rowad – GPCA Legacy Award ceremony

YouSkill workshop: Creativity and critical thinking

12:00 – 13:30

Ideate to Innovate

This session provides a unique angle at creativity through linking it to critical thinking, in a way that leads to revolutionary innovations. It revolves around creativity as a generator of unique ideas and critical thinking as the assessor of these ideas to arrive at the best one (diverge to converge).

13:30 – 14:45

Networking lunch

14:45 – 15:15

YouSkill workshop continued

15:15 – 15:30

Networking break

Sustainability Workshop: Sustainability in the future

15:30 – 17:30

A sustainable tomorrow

In this workshop led by a consultant, participants get an opportunity to engage in a case study where they work on sustainability with a futuristic perspective.

5 December 2022

Day 1: Monday

08:30 – 09:30

Registration and welcome refreshments

09:30 – 09:40

Welcome remarks

09:40 – 09:50

Opening of the Youth Forum

09:50 – 10:00

Keynote speech by a young leader

A short speech by Emirati politician who is the Minister of State for Youth Affairs of United Arab Emirates. In February 2016, she became the youngest government minister in the world.

10:00 – 10:30

Tête-à-tête with inspiring youth leaders in the Arabian Gulf

10:30 – 10:45

Networking break

Youth Majlis Session 1: A rendezvous with the regions Youth Icons

10:45 – 11:05

Dialogue with a youth icon

11:05 – 11:25

Dialogue with a youth icon

11:25 – 11:45

Dialogue with a youth icon

11:45 – 12:00

Networking break

Youth Majlis Session 2: Conversation with the movers and shakers of the industry

12:00 – 12:25

A dialogue with the CEO of Tasnee

Mutlaq Al-Morished

CEOTasnee

Youth Majlis Session 3: Preparing the GCC Human Capital for Net Zero Future

12:25 – 12:50

A dialogue with the EVP – Corporate HR of SABIC

Abdulaziz Al-Oudan

Executive Vice President – Corporate Human ResourcesSABIC

12:50 – 15:00

Networking lunch

GPCA Speed Mentorship

15:00 – 17:00

Speed mentorship

Seated in round tables, the attendees have the chance to interact with a mentor for a few minutes before the buzzer cues to move to the next mentor

19:30 – 21:00

Youth dinner

6 December 2022

Day 2: Tuesday

08:30 – 12:00

Attend the 16th Annual GPCA Forum

  • Welcome remarks by
  • Inaugural address
  • Regional Energy Ministers panel
  • Al Rowad – GPCA Legacy Award ceremony

YouSkill workshop: Creativity and critical thinking

12:00 – 13:30

Ideate to Innovate

This session provides a unique angle at creativity through linking it to critical thinking, in a way that leads to revolutionary innovations. It revolves around creativity as a generator of unique ideas and critical thinking as the assessor of these ideas to arrive at the best one (diverge to converge).

13:30 – 14:45

Networking lunch

14:45 – 15:15

YouSkill workshop continued

15:15 – 15:30

Networking break

Sustainability Workshop: Sustainability in the future

15:30 – 17:30

A sustainable tomorrow

In this workshop led by a consultant, participants get an opportunity to engage in a case study where they work on sustainability with a futuristic perspective.