All discussions closed to press except where noted.
Simultaneous interpretation will be provided between English and Chinese, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic.
All events will take place at the Emirates Palace Hotel.
High-Level Public-Private Roundtables
8:30 AM – 10:15 AM
Policies in Support of the Global Scale-Up Of Renewable Energy
Innovative Technologies and Business Models For Energy Efficiency
10:30 AM – 12:15 PM
Sustainable Cities as Drivers of Sustainable Economic Growth and Clean Energy Deployment
Regulatory Strategies to Accelerate Utility-Scale Energy Efficiency
Ministers will receive reports from the private sector co-chairs of the earlier roundtables, summarizing the key issues, conclusions, and recommendations of the morning’s discussions.
The International Energy Agency will present an analysis of the status of clean energy deployment and related policies around the world, setting the context for the discussions that follow.
In this session, ministers will discuss the status of the Clean Energy Supply1 initiatives. They will discuss how smart domestic policies and international cooperation can drive private investment in clean energy supply.*
Role of Women in the Clean Energy Revolution
Ministers will give keynote remarks ahead of panel sessions highlighting women’s contribution to clean energy across sectors and countries, as well as what steps can be taken to prepare, inspire, and connect women leaders in clean energy fields.
This provides an opportunity for participants from both the morning public-private roundtables and afternoon public forum to mingle with ministers and government officials.
In this session, ministers will discuss the status of the Global Energy Efficiency Challenge2 initiatives. They will discuss how smart domestic policies and international cooperation can drive private investment in energy efficiency.*
In this session, ministers will discuss how to strategically allocate public finance for clean energy deployment and innovation, including how to leverage private sector capital. This session will include discussion of the Solar and LED Energy Access program as one example of smart allocation of public funds to catalyze self-sustaining clean energy markets.
In this working lunch session, ministers will wrap up their two-day meeting by defining next steps for the Clean Energy Ministerial process, based on the lessons learned during the second Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM2).
In this session, ministers will lay out their vision for the Clean Energy Ministerial initiatives in the next year and will discuss key outcomes for the third Ministerial in London in 2012 to the press and broader public. Ministers will be able to do interviews and additional press after this session.