Alexandre Paquot

European Commission

Director of Innovation for Low Carbon, Resilient Economy

DG CLIMA – European Commission

A. Paquot currently leads the Innovation for Low Carbon, Resilient Economy Directorate in DG CLIMA at the European Commission, in charge of the development and deployment of innovative climate-friendly, innovative and resilient solutions fit for the transition to a climate-neutral economy by 2050, in particular relating to energy production and use, industrial and food system technologies, as well as emission removals from land.

Formerly, he was the Head of Unit of the Road Transport Unit in DG CLIMA in charge of the CO2 emission standards from cars and heavy-duty vehicles. Previously, he was the Head of Unit on Monitoring, Reporting & Verification, supporting the evaluation of climate policy. He also served as an Assistant to the Director-General of DG CLIMA. Prior to this, he occupied several functions in DG ENV in the field of industrial emissions and waste management.

How to enter the event


  1. Click on the link that will be sent on the day of the conference

  2. It is recommended that you use Chrome web browser.

  3. Select an attendee ticket and click “join event”.

  4. You will be redirected to a sign-up page. Please create an account with the email address you have registered with and click sign-up. If you already have a Hopin account, please log in with your details.

  5. You have now entered the conference. On the left side of your screen, you will see different tabs:


is where you can find all the information about the conference (agenda, bio of speakers, schedule with timings etc.)


is where the main speeches and the panel discussion will happen.


for a better connection, we recommend you close any video call softwares of websites. During the breaks, you have the possibility to connect with other participants. You can do so in two ways:

Click on the Networking tab and you will be connected automatically with a fellow event participant who also wants to network.

Look for the person you want to connect with on the attendee list (this list can be found by clicking on "people" on the right side of your screen) click on the name of the person you would like to talk to and invite him/her for a video call.

How to ask a question to the panelists

Write your question on the event chat, the moderator will have it in front of her/him and will pick relevant questions to ask the speakers.