2019 Programme

The forum will deliver keynotes, panel discussions, and presentations on climate targets, as well as solutions by government, and business, and organized matchmaking. Participants will also have time for informal networking.

Sunday December 8th

 

9:00 - 10:00

Opening Session: Overcoming Barriers - The Solutions towards a 1.5° C World

Session Hall A

Carolina Urmeneta  /  Head of the Climate Change Office, Ministry of Environment, Government of Chile

Harry Verhaar  /  Head of Global Public & Government Affairs, Signify

Michel Fredeau  /  Senior Partner & Managing Director, Climate & Environment Global Topic Lead, Boston Consulting Group

 

Shankar Krishnamoorthy  /  Executive Vice President, ENGIE

Moderator:

Jeffrey Sachs  /  Professor of Sustainable Development, Director of Columbia University’s Center for Sustainable Development & UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

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10:00 - 11:00

The Future of Energy - Decarbonising the System

Session Hall A

Building Smart Cities - The Role of Net- Zero Technologies

Session Hall B

Christian Rynning-Tønnesen  /  President & CEO, Statkraft

Itai Dadon  /  Global Head of Smart City Product Marketing, Itron

Juan Carlos Jobet  /  Minister of Energy, Government of Chile

Ken Isono  /  CEO & Founder, Shizen Energy

Kimberly Henderson  /  Partner, Sustainability and Energy Practices, McKinsey

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Francois Pitti /  Group Director, Strategic Marketing, Bouygues Construction

Florent Andrillon /  Energy Transition Global Lead, Capgemini Invent

Marc Van Den Neste  /  Chief Technology Officer, Building & Industrial Global Division, AGC

Rob Topol  /  General Manager 5G Strategy and Program Office, Intel

Moderator: 

Cristina Gamboa /  CEO, World Green Building Council

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11:00 - 11:30

Networking Break

11:30 - 12:30

Electrifying Mobility - On the Road towards Zero Emission Transportation

Session Hall A

Mitigating the Impacts of Resource Extraction - Leadership in Responsible Mining

Session Hall B

Julio Molinari  /  President, Danfoss Latin America

Markus Winkler  /  Group Head of Automotive & Mobility, Capgemini Group

Ralf Pfitzner  /  Head of Sustainability, Volkswagen Group

Young Tae Kim  /  Secretary-General, International Transport Forum (ITF)

Moderator: 

Monica Araya  /  Founder and Director, Costa Rica Limpia

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Ned Harvey  /  Managing Director, Rocky Mountain Institute

Moderator: 

Adriaan Davidse  /  Director, Deloitte

 

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12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and Networking

13:30 - 14:30

Hosted by Partner

Session Hall A

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Agribusiness and Value Chains - Maximising Sustainability 

Session Hall B

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14:30 - 15:00

Networking Break

15:00 - 16:00

Implementation through Partnerships - Stimulating Collaborative and Transactional Partnerships for Climate Action

Session Hall A

Carlos St. James  /  Board Member, LAC-CORE

Marina Hermosilla Diez  /  Executive Director, Corporate Leaders Group Chile (CLG - Chile)

Moderator: 

Ian de Cruz  /  Global Director, P4G

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Closing the Circularity Gap - The Power of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Collaboration

Session Hall B

David Rachelson  /  VP of Sustainability, Rubicon Global

Steven Ko  /  Founder and Chairman, O'right

Renee G. Henze  /  Global Marketing Director, DuPont Biomaterials

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16:00 - 17:00

Closing Session: Business for 2030 - Bridging the Gap in Finance and Technical Capacity Necessary to Meet the Challenges of Climate Change

Session Hall A

Amal-Lee Amin  /  Chief, Climate Change and Sustainability Division, Inter-American Development Bank

 

Cyril Garcia  /  CEO, Capgemini Invent

Carlos Manuel Rodríguez  /  Minister for Environment and Energy, Government of Costa Rica

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17:00 - 19:00

Networking Reception

 

Sunday December 8th

World Climate Summit 2019 

Monday December 9th

9:00 - 10:00

Opening Session: Mobilising Climate Finance Flows - New Approaches and Opportunities

Session Hall A

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10:00 - 11:00

Natural Capital - Accelerating Investments in Nature-Based Solutions

Session Hall A

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Climate Finance for Cities: Closing the Investment Gap

Session Hall B

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11:00 - 11:30

Networking Break

11:30 - 12:30

Next Generation Finance in

LATAM: Sustainability as a Driver to Tap New Markets

- Co-hosted by IDB Invest

Session Hall A

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Trade & Investment as a Driver of Climate Action

Session Hall B

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12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and Networking

13:30 - 14:30

Financing Innovations - Mobilising Investments in Clean Energy Infrastructure

Session Hall A

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Unlocking Green Finance - The Potential of Blockchain

Session Hall B

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14:30 - 15:00

Networking Break

15:00 - 16:00

Blue Economy 2.0 - An Ocean of Investment Possibilities

- Co-hosted by World Ocean Council

Session Hall A

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Hosted by Partner

Session Hall B

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16:00 - 17:00

Closing Session: Investing for Impact - The Road Towards a Low-Carbon and Climate-Resilient Society

Session Hall A

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17:00 - 19:00

Networking

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