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

Climate innovation for cities: bus rapid transport in Guangzhou and Yichang Ms. Xiaomei Duan, Technical Director, Far East BRT Planning Co., Ltd., China

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