2018 Climate Alliance International Conference

Barcelona

Sunday, 30 September

17:00 – 19:00 PRE-CONFERENCE EVENT: "Countdown on River Xingu V" screening and discussion with indigenous representatives, Cinemes Girona

    Monday, 1 October

    15:00 – 17:30 Climate Alliance Working Group meetings,* Recinte Escola Industrial  

    15:00 – 18:30 Communicating water issues with citizens, Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Industrial

    17:30 – 18:30 Climate and energy calls in Horizon 2020: What it is in it for local authorities? (EN), Recinte Escola Industrial

    • Virginia Vivanco, Institute for the Diversification and Saving of Energy

    18:30 21:00 Bus tour of the city and Montjuic with Institut del Teatre reception and live music, departure from Recinte Escola Industrial

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    Barcelona Gaudi

    Tuesday, 2 October

    Location unless otherwise noted: Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau

    08:30 – 9:00 Registration

    09:00 – 9:30 Welcome and introduction

    • Tine Heyse, City of Ghent (Belgium) and Climate Alliance president | Bio - Twitter
    • Holger Matthäus, City of Rostock (Germany) and Climate Alliance president
    • Tuntiak Katan, Vice Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin (COICA) (Ecuador)
    • Marc Castells, Barcelona Province President and Mayor of Igualada (Spain) and member of the Covenant of Mayors Political Board | Twitter

    09:30 – 11:00 Setting the scene: Climate action and the transformative power of city networks

    • Video message: Claude Turmes, Luxembourg Secretary of State for Sustainable Development and Infrastructure
    • Tine Heyse, City of Ghent (Belgium) and Climate Alliance President | Bio - Twitter
    • Julie Perkins, Programme Management Officer at UN-Habitat | LinkedIn
    • Andrew Cooper, Member of the European Committee of the Regions and member of Kirklees Council (United Kingdom) | Twitter - Bio
    • Valenti Junyent Torras, Deputy President of Natural Spaces and Environment at Barcelona Provincial Council and Mayor of Manresa (Spain)

    11:00 11:30 Grab a coffee with Climate Alliance

    11:30 13:30 Connecting circles: Join a circle, connect with peers

    1. Co-creating adaptive and resilient cities and regions
    2. Energy transition in cities and regions
    3. Co-creating circular cities and regions
    4. Water challenges in cities and regions

    13:30 – 14:30 Grab some lunch and network

    14:30 – 17:00 Climate Alliance General Assembly
    14:30
    – 17:00 SIDE EVENT: Encuentro estatal del pacto de los alcaldes (ES)

    17:00 – 17:30 Grab a coffee with Climate Alliance

    17:30 18:30 What's next? The international climate process

    • Andrew Cooper, Member of the European Committee of the Regions and member of Kirklees Council (United Kingdom)  | Twitter - Bio
    • Julie Laernoes, Vice President of Nantes Métropole (France) and Climate Alliance board member | Twitter - Bio
    • Laura Gouverneur, Climate Protection Manager, City of Wiesbaden (Germany) and 2017 Climate Alliance COP ambassador | LinkedIn
    • Eduardo González, Sub-Director for the Coordination of Actions Against Climate Change, Spanish Climate Change Office, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment (Spain)
    • Salvador Samitier, Director Climate Change department, regional Government of Catalonia (Spain)
    • Yannik Simstich, International Cooperation on Environment, Energy and Cities, German Federal  Ministry for the Environment, Nature, Conservation and Nuclear Safety | LinkedIn

    18:30 – 19:30 Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau guided tour (EN, ES, CA, DE)

    20:00 Gala dinner and show, Sala Noble, Recinte Escola Industrial

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    Barcelona skyline

    Wednesday, 3 October

    Location unless otherwise noted: Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau 

    08:30 – 09:00 Registration

    09:00 – 09:15 Welcome and introduction

    09:15 – 10:00 The Sustainable Development Goals: From global goals to local action

    10:00 – 11:00 Grab a coffee and get inspired with local climate action talks

    11:00 13:00 Connecting circles: Join a circle, connect with peers

    1.      Global and local partnerships
    2.      Connecting with citizens and local initiatives
    3.      How food and resources connect the Sustainable Development Goals
    4.      The social component of energy

    13:00 – 14:00 Closing: A look to 2030 and beyond

    14:00 – 15:00 Grab some lunch and network

    15:00 – 17:30 Site visits: Get a first-hand look

    • Barcelona city: Discover how Barcelona is becoming a climate proof and sustainable city
    • Espai Delta del Llobregat: Discover how biodiversity both underwater and on land is being preserved
    • Parc Agrari: Discover a new sustainable way to feed the city

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