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CONFERENCES PROGRAM

Arthur KELLER

Author, screenwriter and speaker
Arthur Keller is an aerospace engineer. He is now a consultant and lecturer on energy, climate and ecological transition issues. He was notably the coordinator of the environment commission for the Nouvelle Donne party, and referent for the program of Charlotte Marchandise, citizen candidate in the presidential election. He is a member of the board of directors of the Adrastia association, which works on anticipating the decline of the thermo-industrial civilization.

Matthieu TORDEUR

Aventurier membre de la Société des Explorateurs Français
Hello, my name is Matthieu Tordeur. I am an adventurer and speaker at the French Explorers Society. I went around the world driving a 4L to promote microfinance, ran 250 km in the Sahara and a marathon in North Korea. I crossed the Atlantic Ocean by sail and Europe by bike... In 2019, I became the first Frenchman to join the South Pole alone, without assistance and in total autonomy. From Patagonia to Pakistan to Antarctica, this site collects my adventures through 90 countries.

Alexandre BOISSON

Former member of the GSPR (Security Group of the French President).
I am 42 years old, I worked 9 years at the GSPR (Security Group of the President of the Republic). I left office in 2011 out of personal conviction. I wanted to try a professional adventure outside the field of security and I therefore took an availability of the national police (without salary). Today, faced with the collapse (work of Jared Diamond) mentioned by the Prime Minister Édouard Philippe in the Next video by journalist Clément Montfort, I want to take advantage of the solutions that I identify to best protect mine and my fellow citizens systemic dangers that threaten us, and commonly called: collapse.

Marine MENIER

Traveler Security and Safety Specialist
After studying geopolitics and conflict analysis, Marine specialized in international risk management. With 8 years of experience in security and safety within large French and English NGOs (personal security, organizational security and crisis management), she has been working for 3 years as a consultant for organizations of various sizes and natures, accompanying both employees and managers, in France and abroad. His numerous missions have enabled him to acquire a deep knowledge of security issues in degraded contexts, where the psychological dimension is just as important as the technical constraints of the field. It has developed a pragmatic approach to its activity: putting in place all the necessary means to allow the smooth running of a mission. In parallel, she founded Get ready, a structure specializing in supporting travelers (adventure profiles) in the development of their nomadic knowledge and skills (preparation, equipment, safety and health, first aid, mechanics, etc.) . Marine is also a volunteer First Aid worker at the White Cross, a trainer of trainers, a one-time instructor for outdoor events, and a log and safety focal point for international expeditions.

Damien LECOUVEY

Adventurer, TV speaker, lecturer and herpetologist, member of the French Explorers Society (SEF)
Damien Lecouvey is a passionate explorer of herpetology. Visiting forgotten lands in search of poisonous snakes, he is engaged in the protection of reptiles and seeks to modify the bad image conveyed by these animals. He is also an expert in hostile environment survival. After more than six years as a non-commissioned officer in the air force, he shared his knowledge of survival as a survival advisor for GTNCO productions for a television program. Passionate about exploring forgotten lands and poisonous snakes, he then combines his two passions and embarks on an adventure with a scientific aim. He has also carried out numerous polar expeditions or in the Amazon jungle. Passionate about snakes and very committed to the protection of these species, Damien Lecouvey is fighting to restore a distorted image conveyed by most. He is also regularly contacted for television broadcasts by channels such as Discovery, Planète or RMC Découverte.

Alain MAZAUD

Climatologist at LSCE - CEA Saclay
Alain Mazaud is a climatologist at the Laboratory of Climate and Environmental Sciences at CEA Saclay. A qualified and associate doctor of the university, his research focuses on known variations of the Earth in the past (paleomagnetism and climate). He participated in several oceanographic campaigns, aboard the French boat Marion-Dufresne and the American ship Joides-Resolution. He divides his time between research and communication at LSCE.

Rémi CAMUS

Adventurer, explorer, and TV speakers
Explorer adventurer born in 1985. For a few years now, I have been engaged through various actions in order to raise awareness about the preservation and access to water. In this context, I regularly give conferences to all audiences to alert on the state of the waters in France and in the world.

Pierre HARLAUT

My name is Pierre Harlaut, I am 33 years old and I am the founder of this site Aquaponie.fr At the beginning, nothing intended me to become aquaponist and permacultor. At 25, thanks to my hard work, I managed to buy a house in the village of my childhood: Romain (51140). Despite this return to the countryside, my few mediocre tests in organic gardening, I still could not materialize or understand what was wrong until health got me back on track ... Now it was clear, I was no longer going to live to work but rather to work to live. There was all the difference!

Jacob KARHU

At 24, he lived alone in virtual autonomy for 7 months on a glacial plateau in the Pyrenees. This man is Jacob Karhu, a young Frenchman who has become a hermit for a while ... A carefully considered project, in agreement with the municipality: being able to occupy a shepherd's refuge in exchange for renovating it entirely. Between fleeing from an increasingly stressful world and looking for oneself, returning to a not really common stay, between resourcefulness, minimalism, decline and poetry.

Claude Brunet

Instructeur FPOS-I/secourisme
Specialist medic within the company MP-SEC France. Claude has finished nursing officer at the 2nd REG after having served at the 2nd REP

Eleonore Lluna

Survival monitor & first aid trainer at risk
Eléonore is co-director of the company Time on target, lifeguard, nurse, holder of a hiking CQP, editor for magazines like "Survival" and author (book to be published April 2019). Passionate about wildlife, she chooses to approach survival from the angle of autonomy in nature. You may have seen her in "Wild Survival Race" broadcast on M6 in spring 2018 where she mentors a novice surviving in several treks in the most hostile environments on the planet. Today it is what she shares during her international expeditions: Amazon jungle, Bolivia, Cordillera Royal, Kalahari, Botswana, Indonesia, Canada, Mongolia ... are all playgrounds where she leaves in total autonomy.

Joël SCHUERMANS

Author at SurvivalMagFrance, former commando-parachutist and medic in hostile / isolated regions
Joël Schuermans is graduate in Paramedic Sciences. He practices as Paramedic for isolated or volatile regions for the benefit of numerous missions and expeditions. He has worked in Mali, Bosnia-Herzegovina, DR Congo, Niger, Syria, Rwanda, Somalia, Burundi, Niger, South Africa, Syria and several European countries. He is a registered health professional (Paramedic, EMT-P) with CoROM (College of Remote and Offshore Medicine) and the Malta Paramedic Register. After 12 years spent in an army commando unit, several expeditions to mountains, far-off countries, forests and deserts, isolated areas, many armed and medical missions in several theaters of operations, he now works in medical operational support for missions and expeditions to Africa and the Middle East within the company he co-founded.

Alban Cambe

Brushcraft trainer, author & survival Mag collaborater
Alban Cambe is currently a professor of Life and Earth Sciences, passionate about Bushcraft and natural navigation, he shares his knowledge in Survival magazine, during field trips and Survival courses. Alban has already had the opportunity to give a lecture at the 1st edition of the Survival Expo.

'Hildegarde' Laurence Talleux

Wild edible plant trainer and specialized journalist
Come live a true human adventure, rediscovering wild life and autonomy, taming the air, fire, water and the nourishing earth. With friends, colleagues, alone or with your family, escape for a few hours or several nights. We will take you on the paths or in the forest, discover wild edible plants, cook and share a meal around a campfire, learn and experience the modern and ancient techniques necessary for life in the countryside, sleep in a bivouac, an improvised shelter or under a vegetal tipi, live like Robinson, in contact with the elements, and find your true nature.

Gatien

Trainer for autonomy in natural environments. Creator of "Horizon-experience"  
Gatien has spent most of his career with the Commando Mountain group, a special unit for Alpine Hunters. It's after having followed courses of survival in forest and cold weather that he decided to develop, organize and supervise a survival training in hostile territory specific to the Commando Mountain Group. In parallel, Gatien designed and marketed a survival kit - The Tube - which was adopted by some units of the French special forces. This know-how could be implemented during its various missions and external operations (Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Norway, United Arab Emirates ... .forests and mountains of Europe.)

Leslie Anna

Journalist, editor and explorer passionate about nature and animals
In 2017, Leslie launches its association Wild Animals. The goal is to raise awareness about endemic and endangered species. It also offers simple alternatives and tips for individual change.

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