How innovation can support implementation of nationally determined contributions and mid-century strategies Agenda

How innovation can support implementation of nationally determined contributions and mid-century strategies [part I]

Agenda

How innovation can support implementation of nationally determined contributions and mid-century strategies

Special Event

Bonn, Germany
12 May 2017

[part I] [part II]

 

Draft Agenda

Moderator: Mr. Zitouni Ould-Dada, Head of Technology Unit, UN Environment

Opening
Session I: Keynote speakers
How can technological innovation help us to address climate change?

Question & Answer

Video session: Building resilience to climate change using innovative technologies
Drones, Data and Rising Sea Levels in the Maldives

Session II: National efforts to stimulate climate tech innovation
This session explored how national actors are stimulating technological innovation for addressing climate change

Question & Answer

Video session: Innovative tech solutions for clean energy
SolarCity and Tesla: Ta'u Microgrid

Session III: Tech innovation enhancing climate action
In this session, experts highlighted innovative technologies for reducing greenhouse gases and building resilience to climate change

Question & Answer

Video session: Building resilience to climate change using innovative technologies
Early Warning Systems in Kenya

Session IV: Plenary discussion
In this session, all participants were invited to discuss three key questions which build upon the previous sessions
Summary, way forward and closing
Technology Executive Committee Chair/Vice-Chair

 

 

Playlist - agenda items

Date Title
May 12, 2017 10:15 How innovation can support implementation of nationally determined contributions and mid-century strategies [part I]
May 12, 2017 10:15 Opening
May 12, 2017 10:19 Ms. Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary, United Nations Climate Change Secretariat
May 12, 2017 10:27 H.E. Ms. Ségolène Royal
May 12, 2017 10:32 Mr. Michael Rantil, Chair, Technology Executive Committee
May 12, 2017 10:41 Session I
May 12, 2017 10:45 Mr. Youba Sokona, Vice-Chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
May 12, 2017 10:57 Mr. Anders Wijkman, Co-President, Club of Rome
May 12, 2017 11:04 Ms. Katharina Tomoff, Vice-President of Shared Value, Deutsch Post DHL Group
May 12, 2017 11:16 Mr. Bruce Campbell, Director, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security
May 12, 2017 11:23 Session I: Question & Answer
May 12, 2017 12:03 Drones, Data and Rising Sea Levels in the Maldives
May 12, 2017 12:07 Session II: National efforts to stimulate climate tech innovation
May 12, 2017 12:10 Mr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute, India
May 12, 2017 12:19 Mr. Edward Mungai, Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Climate Innovation Centre
May 12, 2017 12:28 Mr. Miguel Ángel Blesa, Secretary of Planning and Policy, Ministry of Science and Technology, Argentina
May 12, 2017 12:34 Session II: Question & Answer
May 12, 2017 15:00 How innovation can support implementation of nationally determined contributions and mid-century strategies [part II]
May 12, 2017 15:10 Video session: SolarCity and Tesla: Ta'u Microgrid
May 12, 2017 15:10 Session III: Tech innovation enhancing climate action
May 12, 2017 15:16 Innovation in the clean energy sector Mr. Joshua Romisher, Vice President of Corporate Finance, Off-Grid Electric Tanzania Limited
May 12, 2017 15:28 Technology innovation supporting the Caribbean to adapt to climate change Mr. Glenroy Brown, Climate Service
May 12, 2017 15:34 Bringing energy savings to buildings and public infrastructure through innovation Mr. Masaaki Okabe, Leader, Asahi Glass Co., Japan
May 12, 2017 15:42 Climate innovation for cities: bus rapid transport in Guangzhou and Yichang Ms. Xiaomei Duan, Technical Director, Far East BRT Planning Co., Ltd., China
May 12, 2017 15:53 Session III: Question & Answer
May 12, 2017 16:22 Video session: Early Warning Systems in Kenya
May 12, 2017 16:23 Session IV: Plenary discussion
May 12, 2017 16:25 Q1: How can we nurture innovation in countries, enhancing the implementation of nationally determined contributions and mid-century strategies? Champion: Mr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, The Energy and Resources Institute, India
May 12, 2017 16:55 Q2: How can international cooperation accelerate climate tech innovation efforts in countries, enhancing the implementation of nationally determined contributions and mid-century strategies? Champion: Ms. Ellina Levina, Senior Climate and Energy Policy Analyst, International Energy Agency
May 12, 2017 17:21 Q3: How can the UNFCCC process and its constituted bodies accelerate climate tech innovation efforts in countries, enhancing the implementation of nationally determined contributions and mid-century strategies? Champion: Mr. Jukka Uosukainen, Director, Climate Technology Centre and Network
May 12, 2017 17:53 Summary, way forward and closing