亚太低碳技术峰会

SCHEDULE

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8:30 ~ 9:00
(30 minutes)

 

Registration  

Brief meeting with senior officials of the Hunan Government

(by invitation only, participants are the delegation led by Director-General of East Asia Regional Department, Asian Development Bank, including the minister of environment and energy of Maldives and the representatives of the international institutions; and Hunan provincial leaders and officials of relevant departments)

9:00 ~ 11:00
(120 minutes)

 

Opening Plenary

Emcee: (TBC)

Part 1: Welcome Remarks (30 mins)

  • Dazhe Xu, Governor, Hunan Province (PRC)
  • Indu Bhushan, Director General, East Asia Regional Department, Asian Development Bank
  • Representative from National Development and Reform Commission (PRC)

Representative from Ministry of Finance (PRC)

Part 2: Report on achievements from the last LCT Summit (10 mins)

  • Chen Zhongbo, Deputy Secretary-General of Hunan Provincial People’s Government, Director-General of the Gneral Office of Hunan Provincial People’s Government (TBC)

Part 3: Special Presentations (50 mins)

  • Signing Ceremony for Phase 2 of Low Carbon City Cooperation between Hunan Development and Reform Commission and Institute for Sustainable Communities (5 mins)
  • Signing Ceremony between Ping’An Bank and Xiangtan City (5 mins)
  • Video of “Along the Xiang River” by Hunan Green Volunteer Program and speech from representative (12 mins)
  • Official launch of the Asia New Energy Leaders Program (20 mins)

Speech to the young leaders and green volunteers by Dr. Yuan Longping, Academician and the father of Hybrid Rice (8 mins)


Part 4: Opening Remarks (30 mins)

  • Wolfram Erhardt, Director, Beijing Office, KfW (Germany)
  • Sandra Retzer, Head of Cluster, Sustainable Urbanisation, Transportation and Energy, GIZ China (Germany)

Feng Jie, Vice-President, Ping’An Bank (PRC)

11:00 ~ 11:15
(15 minutes)

 

Morning coffee break  

11:15 ~ 11:45
(30 minutes)

 

Exhibition of Low-Carbon Technologies
Guided tour for participants

Venue: Meixi Lake International Culture and Art Center

11:45 ~ 13:00
(75 minutes)

 

Lunch

Hosted by KFW

13:00 ~ 14:15
(75 minutes)

 

Session 1:

Realizing Global Ambitions through Low Carbon Technology

This session aims to set the scene for the Forum, taking into consideration recent global developments in the energy sector. The first segment will touch on global low carbon technology scenarios, and consider its international impact. The second segment will feature views from the international community to discuss the type of global-level directions required to strengthen low carbon technology development, and the importance of international collaboration in empowering cities to adapt low carbon technologies.

Session Chair: 
Yongping Zhai, Chief of Energy Sector Group, Asian Development Bank

Scene-setting presentation:
Cyril Cassisa, Project Manager, Global Energy Forecast Team, Enerdata (France)

Panel discussion:

  • Mara Marthe Kleiner, Senior Associate, Agora Energiewende (Germany)
  • Xianli Zhu, Senior Economist, Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (Denmark)
  • Angelo Amorelli, Global Head of Research, BP (United Kingdom)
  • Frederick Wong, Sustainability Leader, ARUP China
  • Peng Ji, Chief Executive Officer, Broad Group (PRC)

 

14:15 ~ 15:30
(75 minutes)

 

Session 2:

Policies and strategies for promoting LCTs for low carbon city development

The session aims to gather insights on effective national policies and strategies that promote low-carbon technology adoption and investment in cities, and support low-carbon city development path. It will focus on introducing successful policies and strategies in different countries and examples of countries encouraging and accelerating the development of LCCs. The conference will include two keynote speeches to introduce how national policies can successfully push cities toward low-carbon development.

Session Chair: 

Xuedu Lu, Lead Climate Change Specialist, Asian Development Bank

Panelists:

  • Representative from Department of Climate Change, NDRC (PRC)
  • Mao Guofeng, Senior Advisor, RiskTec Projektledning (Sweden)
  • Representative from Changsha City (Low-Carbon City Pilot) (TBC)
  • Geoffrey Rutledge, Deputy Director General of Sustainability and the Built Environment Department of Australia Capital Territory Government (Australia)
  • Thawatchai Saengkhamsuk, Director of Strategy Office, Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (Thailand)

 

 

15:30 ~ 15:45
(15 minutes)

 

Afternoon coffee break

 

15:45 ~ 16:45
(60 minutes)

 

Asia New Energy Leaders Session

This session will feature seven leading young clean energy entrepreneurs & innovators that are shaping the future of the clean energy sector in Asia. They will discuss the practical challenges facing clean energy entrepreneurs in Asia, and to help key stakeholders better understand how they can support clean energy entrepreneurship & innovation in Asia.

Session Chair:  
Yu Jia, Director, Department of International Development Cooperation, Center for New Structural Economics, Peking University (PRC)
Angelo Amorelli, Global Head of Research, BP (United Kingdom)

16:45 ~ 18:00
(75 minutes)

 

Session 3:

Building LCC Partnership for enhancing LCT investment

This session will discuss the experience and lessons of selected LCCs in LCT development and investment, and discuss the partnership among interested LCCs and the plan to scale up LCT investment in future through more close cooperation. Representatives of selected LCCs will be invited to share successful cases.

Panelists:  

  • Shu Zhu, Regional Director for East Asia, Local Governments for Sustainability
  • Hongwei Yang, Secretary General, Alliance of Peaking Pioneer Cities (PRC) 
  • Ho Hiang Kwee, Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore)
  • Yuji Kato, Deputy Director, International Environmental Strategies Division, City of Kitakyushu (Japan)
  • Gregor Heilmann, Project manager, ProPotsdam GmbH (Germany)
  • Representative from Loudi/Xiangtan City (PRC)

 

 

18:30 ~ 19:30
(60 minutes)

 

Welcome Banquet

Hosted by the Government of Hunan

Transitioning Towards Sustainable Low-Carbon City Development

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