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Theme: TEDxPapeeteSalon - "Nos actions d'aujourd'hui, Notre Fenua de demain"

This event occurred on
June 14, 2018
6:00pm - 9:00pm -10
(UTC -10hrs)
Faa'a, French Polynesia
French Polynesia

TEDxPapeeteSalon revient en juin 2018 pour parler de l'environnement.
"Nos Actions d'aujourd'hui, Notre Fenua de demain" ou comment l'ensemble de nos engagements quotidiens au présent vont aider à la préservation voire au renouvellement de notre environnement.
4 intervenants locaux viendront partager leurs idées et leurs visions d'un futur plus vert.

Intercontinental Tahiti Resort & Spa
Pointe Tata'a
Faa'a, French Polynesia, 98702
French Polynesia
Event type:
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Chantal Kwong

Chantal Kwong, born in Makatea worked for the education until september 1st 2011. It is in march 2011 that she worked at the municipality in charge of the district social affairs. At the end of that year, she enrolled in an association to prevent violence. In april 2017, she integrated the department of the syndicate which promotes the districts of French Polynesia. For a long time, Chantal fully lives with the respect of the environment and is a responsible customer by doing thoughtful purchases : electrical autonomy, waste sorting, water saving, local product consumption, home garden, rainwater. Since the European week of waste reduction, Chantal is totally engage in the zero waste challenge. And she shares her passion for the waste reduction by her communicative dynamism and her willing to raise awareness of her entourage about the importance of the zero waste by applying the rules of 4 R+C of the zero waste lifestyle : to refuse, to reduce, to reuse, to recycle and to compost.

Jean-Claude Foglia

Professeur de Mathématiques
Born in april 1959, he arrived in Tahiti at 6 months old. He lived for 44 years in French Polynesia. ENSIEG Engineer in Grenoble, he worked in the electrical energy transport and production and in renewable energies in France, New Caledonia and in French Polynesia. He was the president of the young economic chamber of Tahiti and was nominated as senator of the « international junior chamber ». He is the head of the cable transportation in Tahiti since 2011. He went to several institutional debates that led to the adoption of a working plan for ground transportations in 2017. He cares about the needs of the citizens and serves general interest.

Teanuanua Teriipaia

Teanuanua Teriipaia was born in 1984 in papeete and grew up in the family house located in the valley of Tuauru in Mahina. His parents are Raromatai from Tahaa and Raiatea and both had farmer fathers, passion that was transmitted to their grandson. In 2006, he travelled to New Caledonia for his degree. But in 2009 he got a scholarship and went to Australia to study aquaculture. He stayed there 3 years and finished his studies in 2011. He experimented aquaponics by making his first aquaponics system. Back to the Fenua, willing to start a career in the primary sector he created his company « Rima ninamu » in 2012 and specialized in aquaponics system’s design and construction in every size. He started working at Verdeen in 2016, where he worked as manager of the aquacultural pole. In 2017, Tenuanua decided to go back to his own business and develop a cultivation technique that will be revolutionary : produce his own input without depending on chemical imported inputs.

Yann Wolff

Directeur Exploitation Engie Tahiti
Yann Wolff was born in a small village in Bourgogne and Champagne in January 12th 1968. In 1990 he got his degree of Engineering in Arts and Crafts in Paris but it is in the national marine that he will satisfy his desire to travel overseas for a few years. Back to a more simple life, he worked in an electrical company, but his desire to sail around the world was too strong so he went back to sea in 1998.In 2000 he set foot in Tahiti where he’ll settle and work in hydropower and electrical distributions. After an expedition in a sailing ship with his family around French Polynesia in 2017, he took his fonctions in EDT as the manager of the estates of Tahiti.

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Papeete, French Polynesia