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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):

  • Energy Savings Through Increased Connectivity – the Potential and Pitfalls of Networked Devices
  • How Policies for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Can be Optimized
  • EV Deployment Policies for the Next Decade: From the First Million to Mass Market Adoption
  • Leveraging City-Scale Building Efficiency
  • 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,  Chief Executive Officer,  Sustainable Energy for All 
      • Ibrahim Baylan, Minister, Ministry of the Environment and Energy, Sweden (to be confirmed)
      • Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy, United States (to be confirmed)

10:00 – 10:15

Keynote Address

  • Geisha Williams, CEO, Pacific Gas & Electric

10:15 – 11:00

Session 2: The Transformation of Power Systems

  • Introduction to session:
    • YANG Xiaozhang, General Manager, Trina Solar 
  • Announcements to include:
    • MI Challenge: Smart Grids
      • Ivan Scalfarotto, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economic Development, Italy (to be confirmed)
    • CEM Campaign Launch: Advanced Power Plant Flexibility
      • Adnan Amin, Director General, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
    • CEM Campaign Update: Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Campaign
      • Vice Administrator, National Energy Administration, China (to be confirmed)
  • High-level panel discussion on the increasing shares of renewable energy, the challenges and opportunities for integration, and new thinking on existing power plant flexibility and digitalization.
    • Panel Moderator:
      • Adnan Amin, Director General, IRENA
    • Panelists:
      • Peder Østermark Andreasen, President and CEO, Energinet.DK 
      • Zhu Gongshan, Chairman, Golden Concord Holdings Limited
      • Joo Hyunghwan, Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, Korea 
      • Thorsten Herdan, Director General, Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany 
      • Thembisile Majola, Deputy Minister, Department of Energy, South Africa (to be confirmed)
      • 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 overall progress from Mission Innovation
  • Other updates and announcements:
    • MI Challenges: Carbon Capture, Energy Materials, and Off Grid Access
  • Participants: 
    • Maroš Šefčovič, Vice President for Energy Union, European Commission (to be confirmed)
    • Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science & Technology & Earth Sciences, India (to be confirmed)
    • Leonardo Beltran Rodriguez, Deputy Secretary for Energy Planning and Transition, Mexico
    • Khalid Abuleif, Chief Climate Negotiator, Saudi Arabia
    • Ignasius Jonan, Minister, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Indonesia (to be confirmed)

12:15 – 12:30

CEO Insight

  • Lei Zhang, CEO, Envision Energy 

12:30 – 13:45

Lunch (with CEM Awards and Other Announcements)

  • Introduction to session:
    • Zhongmin Shen, Vice Chairman, Ming Yang Smart Energy Group Limited 
  • IEA C3E TCP Announcement:
    • Ibrahim Baylan, Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy, Sweden 
    • James Gordon Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada
  • CEM Awards 
    • Energy Management Leadership Awards
    • Other Annoucements

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 on the future of transport, including electrification, integrated systems, etc.
    • Moderator: 
      • Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA)
    • Participants
      • Terje Soeviknes, Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Norway (to be confirmed)
      • Jimena Jara Quilodrán, Undersecretary of Energy, Ministry of Energy, Chile (to be confirmed)
      • Harsh Vardhan, Minister, Ministry of Science & Technology & Earth Sciences, India (to be confirmed)
      • Joe Pattinson, Head of Mobility Services, BMW China 
      • Zhang Jian, Vice General Manager, Beijing Automobile Co., Ltd. (to be confirmed)

14:30 – 15:00

Session 5: Updates and Announcements on Mission Innovation Challenges

  • Announcements:
    • World Energy Forum / MI Collaboration
      • To be decided, WEF China 
      • Leonardo Beltran Rodriguez, Deputy Secretary for Energy Planning and Transition, Mexico 
    • Updates on Mission Innovation Challenges: Sustainable Biofuels Challenge and the Converting Sunlight Challenge
      • Participants: 
        • 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: Advanced Cooling Challenge and Energy Management: A Drive to 50,001 Energy-Saving Partners
      • James Gordon Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada
      • LI Yong, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (to be confirmed)
    • MI Challenge Update: Affordable Heating & Cooling
  • High-level panel discussion on the role of building efficiency and efficient cities for balancing increasing energy demand and rising aspirations.
    • Moderator: 
      • Phillippe Joubert, Chair of Prince of Wales' Corporate Leaders Group
    • Participants: 
    • James Gordon Carr, Minister of Natural Resources Canada 
    • NDRC, China (to be confirmed)
    • Suhail Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of State, Ministry of Energy, UAE
    • 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 
    • Nordic Minister (to be determined)
    • CEM 10 Host (to be determined)

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.