Draft programme

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2.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. | Registrations and welcome coffee

 

2.30 p.m. - 2.50 p.m. | Welcome by the host

 

  • President of the French Economic, Social and Environmental Council (Patrick Bernasconi)

 

2.50 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. | Opening remarks

 

  • "Community energy and post-COP 21 agreement : opportunities and challenges”: Aileen McLeod, Member of the Scottish Parliament, Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform, Scotland

 

3.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. | Cities, regions and communities implementing the transition

 

  • "Changing the future of energy: civil society as a main player in renewable energy generation" - Lutz Ribbe, Vice-President of the Sustainable Development Observatory of the European Economic and Social Committee
  • "Kirklees Council's Solar PV project to 2000 homes” – Andrew V. Cooper, Member of the Committee of the Regions, Member of the Kirklees County Council, UK
  • "Rethinking"energy vision" - Wolfgang Degelmann, Association, Energievision Franken, Frankenwald Region in Bavaria
  • “How to roll-out community energy in Europe: recommendations from the CO-POWER project”, Molly Walsh, Friends of the Earth Europe, coordinator of CO-POWER project

 

4.00 p.m. - 5.15 p.m. | Community energy and post-COP21 agreement: opportunities and challenges

 

Will join the debate:

  • Bruno Duchemin, ESC France, rapporteur of the Opinions on "Energy transition in transports" and "Mobility and Internet revolution
  • Isabel Caño, Vice-President of the Sustainable Development Observatory of the European Economic and Social Committee
  • Daniella Radice, Mayor for Environment and Neighbourhoods, Bristol

 

5.15 p.m. - 5.30 p.m. | Wrap up and food for thought

 

A Cocktail reception will follow the event.

 

Venue:
Economic, Social and Environmental Council
9 place d'Iéna, 75016 Paris, France