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Clean Energy Ministerial 8 (CEM8) 

6–8 June 2017, Beijing, China


Draft Agenda

CEM8 is by invitation only

Day One – Tuesday, 6 June 2017

 

ACTIVITIES OPEN TO ALL CEM AND MI REGISTRANTS

Various times throughout the day

 

 

Side Events

  • A number of side events organized by CEM and MI initiatives and other partner organizations will take place throughout the day in the CNCC and in surrounding venues. CEM and MI delegates are encouraged to attend. Please see the side event schedule in the Annex.

Day Two – Wednesday, 7 June 2017 

 

ACTIVITIES OPEN TO ALL REGISTRANTS

09:00 – 18:00




Innovation Theater

  • Innovation Theater is a “TED Talks” style event that will showcase new and potentially game-changing clean energy innovations and inspirations from China and around the world. The event will take place on a stage in a stadium theater setting and feature innovators, scientists, R&D leaders, and entrepreneurs from leading companies, research laboratories, and other organizations presenting on emerging clean energy topics.

09:00 – 18:00




Technology Exhibition

  • The Technology Exhibition will feature companies from around the world demonstrating breakthrough clean energy technologies, products, and business models and startups working to drive change in the clean energy sector and the worldwide economy in the years and decades to come.

Various times throughout the day



Side Events

  • A number of side events organized by CEM and MI initiatives and other partner organizations will take place through the day in the CNCC and in surrounding venues. Please see the side event schedule in the Annex.
09:00 – 16:45 MI and CEM Closed-Door Business Sessions

16:45 – 18:30

Five Public–Private Roundtables to be held in parallel (CEM and MI Ministers and Invited Roundtable Participants Only):

  • Digitalization of the Energy Sector to Enhance Energy Productivity & Renewable Integration
  • Optimising the Impact of Our Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Policies
  • EV Deployment Policies for the Next Decade: From the Second Million to Mass Market Adoption
  • Leveraging City-Scale Building Efficiency Action
  • Getting to the Future Faster: Accelerating Innovation in Clean Energy Technology through Public and Private Collaboration
18:30 – 19:30
Reception (CEM and MI Ministers, Roundtable Participants, and Other Invited Guests)

Day Three – Thursday, 8 June 2017

 

CEM & MI PUBLIC–PRIVATE ACTION SUMMIT – OPEN TO ALL REGISTRANTS

07:30 – 09:00 Credentialing and Coffee

09:00 – 09:15

Welcoming Remarks

  • Wan Gang, Minister of Science and Technology, China
  • Nur Bekri, Administrator, National Energy Administration, China

09:15 – 09:30

Keynote Address

  • Shu Yinbiao, Chairman, State Grid of China

09:30 – 10:00

Session 1: Revolution Now and Innovation for the Future

  • Panel discussion to set the MI and CEM narrative, the R&D and deployment continuum
    • Panel Moderator: 
      • Mariana Mazzucato, Professor in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at the University College London (UCL) and author of The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths
    • Panelists:
      • Bertrand Piccard, Solar Adventurer, Solar Impulse 
      • Bjorn Otto Sverdrup, Senior Vice President for Sustainability, Statoil 
      • Wu Gang, Chairman, Goldwind Science & Technology
      • Rachel Kyte, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All and CEO of Sustainable Energy for All
      • Ibrahim Baylan, Minister, Ministry of the Environment and Energy, Sweden 
      • Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy, United States

10:00 – 10:15

CEO Insight

  • Lei Zhang, CEO, Envision Energy

10:15 – 11:00

Session 2: The Transformation of Power Systems

  • Introduction to session:
    • YANG Xiaozhong, General Manager, Trina Solar 
  • Announcements to include:
    • MI Challenge: Smart Grids
      • Ivan Scalfarotto, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economic Development, Italy 
    • CEM Campaign Launch: Advanced Power Plant Flexibility
      • Li Fanrong, Deputy Administrator, National Energy Administration, China
    • CEM Campaign Update: Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Campaign
      • Adnan Amin, Director General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • High-level panel discussion on the transformation of power systems. Discussion will explore best practices in in power sector reform, with a specific focus on enhancing power system flexibility and the new CEM campaign on Power Plant Flexibility.
    • Panel Moderator:
      • Adnan Amin, Director General, IRENA
    • Panelists:
      • Peder Østermark Andreasen, President and CEO, Energinet.DK 
      • TBD, Vice Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, Korea
      • Thorsten Herdan, Director General, Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany 
      • Mmamoloko Kubayi, Minister, Ministry of Energy, South Africa 
      • Leonardo Beltrán Rodríguez, Deputy Secretary for Planning and Energy Transition, Ministry of Energy, Mexico 

11:00 – 11:30

Coffee / Networking Break

11:30 – 12:15

Session 3: Accelerating the Pace of Innovation

  • Introduction to session and moderator:
    • Marianne Vikkula, CEO of SLUSH
  • Update on progress from Mission Innovation
  • Other updates and announcements:
    • MI Challenges: Carbon Capture, Energy Materials, and Off Grid Access
  • Panel discussion
    • Participants: 
      • Maroš Šefčovič, Vice President for Energy Union, European Commission 
      • Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science & Technology & Earth Sciences, India – Off-Grid Access (to be confirmed)
      • Laurent Michel, Director General for Energy and Climate Change,  Ministry of the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, France – Off-Grid Access
      • Leonardo Beltran Rodriguez, Deputy Secretary for Energy Planning and Transition, Mexico – Clean Energy Materials
      • Khalid Abuleif, Senior Advisor to the Minister on Sustainability and Climate Policy, Saudi Arabia  –  Carbon Capture
      • Ignasius Jonan, Minister, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Indonesia (to be confirmed)

12:15 – 12:30

IEA C3E TCP Announcement

  • Ibrahim Baylan, Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy, Sweden 
  • James Gordon Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada

12:30 – 13:45

Lunch (with CEM Awards and Other Announcements)

  • Introduction to session:
    • Zhongmin Shen, Vice Chairman, Ming Yang Smart Energy Group Limited 
  • CEM Awards: 
    • Presenter: Odón de Buen Rodríguez,  Director General, CONUEE, Mexico
      • Energy Management Leadership Awards
      • Other Announcements

13:45 – 14:30

Session 4: Electric Mobility and Transformation of Transport

  • Announcements to include:
    • CEM Campaign Launch: EV 30@30
      • Wan Gang, Minister of Science and Technology, China
  • High-level panel discussion to focus on the next ten years in the future of electric mobility, including the role to be played by governments and the private sector in finance, incentives, and deployment.
    • Moderator: 
      • Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)
    • Participants
      • Terje Soeviknes, Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Norway
      • Jimena Jara Quilodrán, Undersecretary of Energy, Ministry of Energy, Chile
      • Pradeep Pujari, Secretary, Ministry of Power, India (to be confirmed)
      • Joe Pattinson, Head of Mobility Services, BMW China   
      • Wang Jinyu, General Manager, Beijing Automobile Foton Motor Co., Ltd.

14:30 – 15:00

Session 5: Updates and Announcements on Mission Innovation Challenges

  • Announcements:
    • World Energy Forum / MI Collaboration
      • David Aikman, Chief Representative Officer in China and Member of the Executive Committee, World Energy Forum 
      • Leonardo Beltran Rodriguez, Deputy Secretary for Energy Planning and Transition, Mexico 
    • Updates on Mission Innovation Challenges: Sustainable Biofuels Challenge and the Converting Sunlight Challenge
      • Jo Evans, Deputy Secretary, Department of the Environment and Energy, Australia – General
      • Christyne Tremblay, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada
      • Luiz Augusto Barroso, CEO, Brazilian Energy Research Company, Brazil – Sustainable Biofuels Innovation Challenge (to be confirmed)

15:00 – 15:30

Coffee / Networking Break

15:30 – 16:15

Session 6: Transformation via Efficiency & Productivity

  • Announcements to include:
    • CEM Campaign Update: Energy Management: A Drive to 50,001 Energy-Saving Partners
      • Christyne Tremblay, Deputy Minister, Natural Resources Canada
      • LI Yong, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization 
    • CEM Campaign Update: Advanced Cooling Challenge
      • Christyne Tremblay, Deputy Minister, Natural Resources Canada
      • Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)
    • CEM Campaign Launch: Buildings Campaign
      • Laurent Michel, Director General for Energy and Climate Change,  Ministry of the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, France
    • MI Challenge Update: Affordable Heating & Cooling
  • High-level panel discussion will focus on the role of energy efficiency in buildings for balancing increasing energy demand and rising aspirations, with particular emphasis on implementation through subnational efforts and the development of energy-efficient products, technologies and services.
    • Moderator: 
      • Phillippe Joubert, Chair of Prince of Wales' Corporate Leaders Group
    • Participants: 
      • Christyne Tremblay, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada
      • Wang Shancheng, Deputy Director General, National Development and Reform Commission, China 
      • Suhail Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of State, Ministry of Energy, UAE
      • Dominique Ristori,  Director General for Energy, European Commission
      • Shi Wang, Chairman, Vanke Real Estate 
      • Kate Hampton, CEO, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation

16:15 – 16:30

Keynote Address

  • Christiana Figueres, Vice-Chair of Global Covenant of Mayors Climate and Energy

16:30 – 16:40

Closing Remarks

  • CEM8 and MI-2 Outcomes and Summary
    • Wan Gang, Minister of Science and Technology, China
    • Nur Bekri, Administrator, National Energy Administration, China (to be confirmed)
  • Looking Ahead to CEM9 & MI-3, CEM10 & MI-4
    • Maroš Šefčovič, Vice President for Energy Union, European Commission 
    • Ibrahim Baylan, Minister, Ministry of the Environment and Energy, Sweden
    • Announcement from CEM10 Host

16:45 – 17:15

CEM and MI Press Conferences

  • CEM Press Conference
  • MI Press Conference

OPEN ACTIVITIES

09:00 – 18:00

Technology Exhibition

  • The Technology Exhibition will feature companies from around the world demonstrating breakthrough clean energy technologies, products, and business models and startups working to drive change in the clean energy sector and the worldwide economy in the years and decades to come.