THINKERS & DOERS in co-production with the FRENCH INSTITUTE IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES and in collaboration with Warehouse421 are honoured to invite you to the launch of "Conversations", their new cycle of events in Abu Dhabi, dedicated to creation and innovation. This first talk's theme will be :

"Culture & diversity: at the heart of a new identity in cities"

Four committed personalities are gathered to discuss how culture has defined the history and the future of cities and answer the question "Can culture become the cornerstone of identity?"

8.30 am :  Registration & Networking breakfast

9-10 am : Talk



Shaikha Hala bint Mohammed Al Khalifa

Director General of the Culture and Arts Directorate, Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities

Ms Vilma Jurkute

Director of Alserkal Avenue, Dubai

Dr. Khaled Alawadi

Assistant Professor, Khalifa University & Curator of 2018 UAE National Pavillon, Venice Architecture Biennale, Abu Dhabi



Mr. Sofiane Si Merabet

Founder of The Confused Arab platform & Karta consultancy, Paris- Dubai


Date :

February 21, 2019 from 8.30 am to 10 am

Location :

Warehouse 421, Mina Zayed, Abu Dhabi (Please find here the location)