Programme - Day 1

AGENDA DAY 1- Monday, 19 June 2017

10:00-11:00 Welcome and registration

Please note that only registered participants presenting a valid Passport/ID will be able to access the building. Please arrive early to go through the airport-style security screening at the entrance. This may take some time due to the high number of participants at our event.

11:00- 11:30 Opening plenary

  • Keynote by Jacek P. Krawczyk, President of the Employers' Group, European Economic and Social Committee
  • Keynote by Peter Bakker, President and CEO, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

11:30-12:20 Global perspectives on climate action and policies

Panel discussion and Q&A with the audience

  • Patrick Child, Deputy Director-General in DG Research and Innovation, European Commission and Mission Innovation Chair
  • Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, Chairman of the Executive Committee and CEO, Solvay
  • Li Junfeng, Former Director and Current Researcher of National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC) and Ninth Annual Zayed Future Energy Prize Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

Moderator: Felicity Glennie-Holmes, Director of Communication, WBCSD

12:20- 13:10 A focus on climate action and policies in Europe

Panel discussion and Q&A with the audience

  • Jill Duggan, Director of Policy and Director of the Prince of Wales’ Corporate Leaders Group (CLG), Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership
  • Rui Teixeira, Member on the Executive Board of Directors, EDP
  • Claude Turmes, Member of European Parliament (Luxembourg) and Spokesperson for Energy Policy of the Greens, European Parliament

Moderator: Felicity Glennie-Holmes, Director of Communication, WBCSD

13:10-14:30 Lunch and networking break

The lunch is self-service. Participants are free to use the EESC cafeteria to purchase their lunch.

14:30-17:30 LCTPi thematic working group sessions

Each thematic working group will meet in parallel sessions to progress their respective action plans and work with invited stakeholders to identify key policy enablers for their solutions.

17:30-19:30 Cocktail and networking

Participants are invited to join us in Atrium six for a relaxed networking opportunity between the different working groups. There will be drinks and light food.

Working groups will continue their meetings the following morning.


Programme - LCTPi 7 meeting - Brussels, 19-20 June 2017