WEDNESDAY, JULY 5 2017 - Professional days



OPENING ROUND TABLE - Mountain regions: between globalization and territorialization, what dynamics?
  • Mr Jean-Christophe Giesbert, Owner & Founder, Giesbert & Associés

Leading speaker:

  • Mr Laurent Rieutort, MD, Auvergne Territories Development Institute


  • Mr Peter Somweber, Austrian Honorary Consul, San Carlos de Bariloche (Argentina) 
  • Mr Francisco Boya, President, Spanish Association of Mountain Elected Officials
  • Mr Miguel Gracia, President, Diputación de Huesca
  • Mr Gilles Capy, Regional Director, EDF
  • Mr Samuel Morin, Director of the Snow Research Center, CNRS Météo France

Closing speech:

  • Mrs Carole Delga, President, Region of Occitanie Pyrénées-Méditerranée and former Minister
ROUND TABLE - Mountain regions an "all-year round" challenge 
ROUND TABLE - Digitally connected mountain
ROUND TABLE - Health and well-being with spa waters

THURSDAY, JULY 6 2017 - Professional days


WORKSHOP -The keys to success for companies based in rural areas
ROUND TABLE - Town and country planning: how to restore brownfield sites
ROUND TABLE - Tourism without barriers
WORKSHOP - Employment /training and seasonal jobs
ROUND TABLE - Restoration/refurbishment of tourist acccommodation
ROUND TABLE - Silver mountain
WORKSHOP - "Third places": a tool to re-balance territories
ROUND TABLE - Accessibility in mountain regions
ROUND TABLE - The architecture, a way to preserve pyrenees heritage
ROUND TABLE - Collective approach to preseve top-quality products and local breeds
WORKSHOP - Sustainable economic development in mountain regions: circular economy potential
WORKSHOP - NOTRe (New Territorial Organization of the Republic) Plan governance and skills transfer
WORKSHOP - Tourism offer in Peru

FRIDAY, JULY 7 2017 - Profressional days


ROUND TABLE - Mountain regions at the heart of the energy transition 
ROUND TABLE - The economic weight and impact of sport
ROUND TABLE - Building a dam, makes the difference!
ROUND TABLE - How to become a hut warden?
WORKSHOP - The dynamic of hydrogen: presentation of the Hyport project
WORKSHOP - Self-sufficiency in remote areas
WORKSHOP - International Dark Sky Reserve of the Pic du Midi (IDSR)
WORKSHOP - Mountain Wilderness
WORKSHOP - Tourism and mountain fishing
ROUND TABLE - Events and territory growth
ROUND TABLE - The wood sector: from the forest to the end use

SATURDAY, JULY 8 2017 - Public day


WORKSHOP - Thermal building rehabilitation
WORKSHOP - Mountain huts in the Pyrenees
WORKSHOP - Mountain safety: why mountain accidents don't just happen to others
WORKSHOP - Cultural aspect of pastoral farming
WORKSHOP - How to become a mountain guide?

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