GLOBAL AGENDA

Congress program - Thematic Sessions

Cities Standing up to Climate Change

Wednesday, 15
13:00 - 14:00
Gran Via, Hall 2, Congress Area - Room 1

Cities are places where transformational change can make the most difference. Particularly, with regard to climate change. Many have pledged to slash their carbon emissions over the coming decades. Yet, while momentum is building, they still face a myriad of challenges in their bid to support the Paris Agreement. What are the barriers to overcome to push for even stronger climate action? Can cities create the XXI century clean energy economy?

Keywords: climate change; greenhouse gas emissions; low carbon; renewable energy; strategic planning; zero carbon

Keywords:

  • Sustainability

Participants:

Moderator

Arnau Queralt Bassa

Barcelona Spain

Director

Advisory Council for the Sustainable Development of Catalonia

Speaker

Yasuharu Shimoda

Yokohama Japan

Director General

City of Yokohama

Speaker

Lada Strelnikova

Frankfurt Germany

Director Deutsche Asset Management

Investment Advisor European Energy Efficiency Fund

Speaker

Jean-Marc Boursier

Paris France

Deputy CEO for the Recycling and Recovery Europe

Suez

Speaker

Scott McCarley

Needham United States of America

Senior Director of Smart City Solutions for PTC

PTC

Speaker

Abdul Malek

Dhaka Bangladesh

Permanent Secretary, Local Government Division

Government of Bangladesh

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Smart City Expo World Congress

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