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09:00 AM
Opening by BMU & GIZ
High-Level Welcome

Welcome to the Transport and Climate Change Week! We are looking forward to welcome you at this year’s edition with high-level welcome notes and a first outlook into the upcoming days from the Central Hub Berlin. Join us for this starting shot and get ready for the Conference Day and a week full of input, exchange and impulses!

Welcome by Moderator
Facilitator: Katie Gallus
Welcome by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)  
Svenja Schulze, Minister of Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU)
Welcome by GIZ
Tanja Gönner, Chair of Management Board (GIZ)
Setting the Scene and Outlook for the upcoming 5 Days
Daniel Bongardt (GIZ)

Contact
Jana Stingl (GIZ), jana.stingl(at)giz.de
Valerie Katthagen (GIZ), valerie.katthagen(at)giz.de

Svenja Schulze
Minister
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Tanja Gönner
Chair of Management Board
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Katie Gallus
Moderator
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Daniel Bongardt
Programme Director Transport and Climate Change
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09:30 AM
Global World Café
Welcome


After the grand opening, the spotlight moves from Berlin towards national conference hubs in Asia, Africa and Europe. Country hosts and delegates give insights in their local setting and share their outlook on the week.  

Contact  
Jana Stingl (GIZ), jana.stingl@giz.de 
Valerie Katthagen (GIZ), valerie.katthagen@giz.de  

10:00 AM
Catalysing Transformative Transport Actions
Keynote

As an internationally renowned expert for sustainability transitions, Dr. Messner reflects on Germany’s transport GHG emissions and mitigation measures, on the impacts of the pandemic on mobility patterns, and on the paradigm of a green recovery for Germany and the world.

Dirk Messner
President at the German Federal Environmental Agency
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10:30 AM
Rethinking Transport Policies in Times of Recovery
High-Level Panel Discussion


Reset your agenda by listening to an insightful conversation between leaders from Europe, Africa and Asia on the link between transport decarbonisation and socio-economic post COVID-19 recovery. Get inspired by their good practices and ideas and share your thoughts.  The calls for a green recovery from the pandemic crisis are loud and clear. The dual challenge of recovery and decarbonisation must be tackled in an integrated way. However, is it realistic to expect countries to spend more and more for sustainable transport when public debt is rapidly increasing and when other development priorities are just as urgent? What role could pricing policies play for changing transport systems? What new mindsets should transport policymakers adopt now to open doors for a decarbonisation? 

Introduction  
Facilitator: Katie Gallus 
Panel Discussion 
Dr. Dirk Messner, President of the German Federal Environmental Agency 
Amitabh Kant, CEO, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI)  
Dr. Sheila Napalang, Assistant Secretary, Dpt of Transport, Philippines 
Mariette van Empel, Director Sustainable Mobility, Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Watermanagement
Q&A 
Passive listeners become active participants – time to ask questions to the panelists 
Closing statements 

Contact  
Friedel Sehlleier (GIZ)
friedel.sehlleier(at)giz.de

Katie Gallus
Moderator
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Dirk Messner
President at the German Federal Environmental Agency
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Amitabh Kant
CEO
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Ma. Sheilah Gaabucayan-Napalang, Dr. Eng.
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Project Development
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Mariette van Empel
Director Sustainable Mobility
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11:15 AM
The Psychology of Sustainable Transport
Inspirational Talk

What is needed to initiate individual climate change mitigation actions? Which kind of communication is required to convince people of sustainable transport solutions? Economic and consumer psychologist Dr. Florian Kutzner discusses possibilities to move people out of their comfort zone and into climate-friendly action in this Inspirational Talk. In this 12-minute talk, economic and consumer psychologist Dr. Florian Kutzner discusses possibilities to move people out of their comfort zone and into climate-friendly action in this Inspirational Talk.

Dr. Florian Kutzner
Professor and Programme director of economic and consumer psychology
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11:30 AM
SLOCAT Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report & Tracker of Climate Strategies for Transport
Publication and Database Launch

Join us for the launch of the Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report and the Tracker of Climate Strategies for Transport. The former is a biennial flagship report illustrating global trends in transport demand and emissions and showcasing policy targets and measures across global regions. The database assesses the role of transport in updated and newly submitted NDCs in 2020 and 2021 and will pay special attention to the level of ambition of the transport sector in the NDCs.

Introduction 
Facilitator: Katie Gallus 
Presentation of SLOCAT Transport and Climate Change Global Status Report – 2nd edition
Maruxa Cardama (SLOCAT) 
Presentation of Tracker of Climate Strategies for Transport 
Daniel Bongardt (GIZ) 
Q&A 
Maruxa Cardama (SLOCAT), Daniel Bongardt (GIZ) 
Katie Gallus
Moderator
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Daniel Bongardt
Programme Director Transport and Climate Change
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Maruxa Cardama
Secretary General, Sustainable Low Carbon Transport Partnership
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12:15 AM
Closing Session
Outlook


Tune in. Our Showtime moderators wrap up the day and give an outlook on what’s to come the following day.

Katie Gallus
Moderator
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Nadja Taeger
Facilitator/Junior Advisor
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Ernesto Feilbogen
Project Manager
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Avoid Day

05:00 AM
TUEWAS T&E Meeting

TUEWAS Transport and Environment working group meeting

05:30 AM
Monitoring Transport Emissions in Asia
Webinar

Co-Organised by

Vietnam is about to establish a digital MRV system for the Transport section. This session will highlight the requirements and the experiences other countries had with Transport MRV and digital MRV approaches. The session will be opened by presentations about Transport MRV approaches in Japan and Thailand and the Turkish Government’s experiences with a digital GHG Emission Reporting system on digital processes. It will be followed by a discussion of the international requirements of UNFCCC and potential implications for Vietnam. The session will conclude with an interactive discussion in breakout groups on the takeaways for the set-up of a digital MRV system in Vietnam. 

Registration and Welcome Coffee/Tea 
Opening & Welcome  
DOE/GIZ 
Transport MRV in Japan  
Mr Yasuki Shirakawa, MRV Expert, JICA/Almec Cooperation 
Capacity Needs to institutionalize and Implement an MRV System 
Sheila Flor Dominguez-Javier, University of the Philippines  
Questions and Answers 
Coffee/Tea Break 
Digital MRV and Online Data Management  – hands-on experience from Turkey 
Ms Özlem Gulay, Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation 
Transitioning into the Enhanced Transparency Framework (ETF) under the Paris Agreement: changes and opportunities 
Carlos Essus, Partnership on Transparency in the Paris Agreement 
Input and Discussion: Monitoring, Reporting and Verification of Transport Emissions in Vietnam 
Facilitator: GIZ 
Lunch 

Contact
Michel Arnd michel.arnd@giz.de

Özlem Gülay
Expert on Climate Change and Adaptation
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Carlos Essus
Advisor
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Sheila Flor Dominguez-Javier
Head of Training Unit
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Yasuki Shirakawa
Senior consultant of ALMEC Corporation, Representative of Climate Consulting, LLC
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Michel Arnd
Technical Advisor for MRV and Low Carbon Transport
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06:30 AM
Driving Green Mobility through Knowledge Sharing Platforms
Webinar

Co-Organised by:

The objective of the webinar is to discuss and share valuable experiences and expertise for leveraging the benefits of digital tools and knowledge collaboration to advance sustainable mobility. As green mobility has emerged as the best approach for promoting sustainable transportation, the webinar aims to bring together experts to discuss the impact of knowledge sharing and exchange to augment green mobility.

Opening Remarks
Ms Shweta Kalia, Junior Technical Expert, NDC-TIA India component, GIZ India
Welcome Address
Mr Amit Kumar, Senior Director & Senior Fellow, TERI
Special Address  
Mr Siddharth Sinha, Public Policy Consultant, NITI Aayog, Government of India
Role of Digital Library on Green Mobility and Other Online Transport Platforms 
[Methodology: Presentation]
Dr P K Bhattacharya, Associate Director & Senior Fellow,
and Ms Reeta Sharma, Associate Fellow, TERI
Panel Discussion: Leveraging Benefits through Green Mobility Online Platforms
[Methodology: Discussion/Talk]
Moderator: Mr Shri Prakash, Distinguished Fellow, TERI  

Panelists:
– Value of online low carbon transportation platforms for research and policy interventions
– Impact of collaborative digital contents for promoting sustainable transportation
– Online E-mobility tools for user centric services
– Strategies to drive e-mobility use in light of digital transformation
 
Question & Answer
Summing up /Vote of Thanks
Ms Shweta Kalia, Junior Technical Expert, NDC-TIA India component, GIZ India

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GIZ India and TERI

Amit Kumar
Senior Director, Social Transformation and Knowledge Management
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Dr P K Bhattacharya
Senior Fellow & Associate Director, Knowledge Resource Centre
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Sagar Mody
Technical Specialist- Energy Systems and Infrastructure Modelling and Data
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Dr Shantanu Ganguly
Chief Librarian, B B Dikshit Library
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Shri Prakash
Distinguished Fellow, Transport & Urban Governance
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Siddharth Sinha
Public Policy Consultant, Office of the Chief Executive Officer
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Shweta Kalia
Junior Technical Expert, Electric mobility - IGEN, GIZ India
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07:00 AM
Gender Sensitive Reforms in Public Transport
Learnings from India

Co-organized by

Organised by:  Integrated Sustainable Urban Transport Systems for Smart Cities (SMART-SUT), GIZ India 
Supported by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) under Green Urban Mobility Partnership (GUMP) 

Men and women have different mobility patterns due to differing social and economic roles. Women’s travel pattern is generally characterized by trip chaining and short trip length. Moreover, women perceive safety differently than men and are dependent on public transport and non-motorized transport system. The session will focus on: 

  1. Issues faced by women in transportation systems, focussing on the state of Kerala 
  2. Initiatives taken by Kerala Government 
  3. Initiatives taken by Capital regional Urban Transport (CRUT), Bhubaneswar 
  4. Measures taken in India for enhancing women employment in transport sector 
  5. Developing gender responsive infrastructure 
Opening & Welcome  
Facilitator: Andrea Bluemel/Krishna Desai 
– Setting the scene and a short introduction on gender mainstreaming in public transport  
Issues faced by women in Kerala: Outcomes of focus group discussions (FGDs) and perception surveys 
Krishna Desai (SMART-SUT)/ Shirish Mahendru (SMART-SUT) 
– Overview of the study 
– Key issues and priority interventions identified through FGDs, perception survey and infrastructure assessment 
Initiatives taken by the Kerala Government & CRUT-Bhubaneswar 
Ms. Anupama T V (Director – Women and Child Department) 
Ms. Dipti Mahapatro (General Manager – Capital Region Urban Transport) 
Discussion on the recommendations 
Laghu Parashar (SMART-SUT) and Shirish Mahendru (SMART-SUT)  
Improving gender mobility through: 
– Increasing women employment  
– Infrastructure upgradation 
– Use of Data 
– Role of trainings and awareness programs 
– Regulatory changes 
Question and Answers 
Brochure/ Flyer launch: Mobility for Women in Kerala: Issues and Strategies 
Anupama T V IAS (Director, Kerala Women and Child Department)/ Principal Secretary (Kerala State Transport Department) 

Contact  
Shirish Mahendru (SMART-SUT), shirish.mahendru@giz.de 
Krishna Desai (SMART-SUT),  krishna.desai@giz.de 
Narendra Verma (SMART-SUT), narendra.verma@giz.de 

Laghu Parashar
Deputy Project Director
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Dipti Mahapatro
OAS, General Manager, Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT) & Officer on Special Duty, Odisha State Transport Corporation (OSRTC).
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Andrea Bluemel
Senior Advisor, Integrated Sustainable Urban Transport Systems for Smart Cities (SMART-SUT)
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Krishna Desai
Technical Expert, Integrated Sustainable Urban Transport Systems for Smart Cities (SMART-SUT)
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08:00 AM
Changing Transport Showtime

Country Presentations: Albania, India, Philippines, Vietnam

In the Changing Transport Showtime, you’ll get to take a closer look at activities around transport and climate change from governments all around the globe! In short clips, government officials from our partner countries present their countries’ transport sectors and showcase the actions they’re taking to decarbonize the transport system – ranging from electric tricycles in Guatemala over sustainable urban mobility plans in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina to Thailand’s approach to the challenges posed by COVID-19 in the transport sector. In addition, we’ll bring to you – live from our Berlin studio – the latest ideas and success stories from think tanks, NGOs and private companies working to mitigate emissions from the transport sector! Tune in and don’t miss out on a colourful and interactive program – twice a day from Tuesday to Thursday. See you there!

Speaker

Vipul Toprani (Deutsche Bahn)
Suzanne Spooner (AFD)
Enrico Howe (mopedsharing.com)

Contact  
Nadja Taeger (GIZ), nadja.taeger@giz.de 
Miriam Monterrubio Hernandez (GIZ), miriam.monterrubio@giz.de 
 

Nadja Taeger
Facilitator/Junior Advisor
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Ernesto Feilbogen
Project Manager
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Enrico Howe
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Suzanne Spooner
Project Manager at the Mobility and Transport Division
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Vipul Toprani
Product Lead – Innovative Mobility & Smart Cities
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09:00 AM
Coffee Break / Networking


Participants meet in an informal setting to network and exchange their experiences from the Transport and Climate Change Week and beyond.  ​

  • Regular Check-ins
  • Meeting of Transport and Climate Change Week “veterans” 
  • Workshop-related coffee rooms

09:15 AM
Future Proof Smart City Logistics
Workshop 1

Co-Organised by

Learn from the experiences and examples of city logistics actors from Asia, Europe and Africa on greening freight in an urban post-pandemic context. Share what you know and ask what you don’t . The pandemic has underscored the role of urban freight logistics as an essential public service. It disrupted supply chains and boosted E-commerce. This session will bring together local governments and professionals discussing the future of city logistics including policies, use of new energy vehicle applications, tools and methodologies to curb the unintended consequences of city logistics and harness the potential of future-proof smart city logistics.  Inputs will be short, opening space for interaction among participants and with speakers.  

Opening & Welcome  
Facilitator: Friedel Sehlleier (GIZ) & Tu My Tran (ICLEI) 
Capacity development for sustainable urban freight 
A conversation with Tu My Tran from ICLEI and Alvin Mejia of Wuppertal Institute on policies, principles and (emission calculation) tools for cities to promote sustainable urban freight development 
Interaction: Determining urban freight challenges 
Case study forum 
NEV application in urban delivery sector in China 
Ms. Xiaoyu Tan, Transport Planning & Research Institute of MoT 
E-Cargo Bikes made in Africa
Nicho Ntema, Green Sharpeville, South Africa
City logistics in Kochi, India
M Anil Kumar, Kochi Municipal Corporation, Major, Advocate
Innovation space 
– Shipper demand smart logistic platform 
 Boyong Wang, Smart Freight Centre 
Urban Logistics and electric trucks in EU
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Stütz, Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics
Interaction:  Workable and welcome solutions 
Outlook 

Contact  
Xuan Ling, Friedel Sehlleier (GIZ) 

Friedel Sehlleier
Advisor on Transport and Climate Change; TCCW 2021 Programme Lead; Facilitator
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Boyong Wang
China Director
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Xiaoyu Tan
Senior Engineer
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Prof. Dr. Sebastian Stütz
Researcher
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Tu My Tran
Head of Sustainable Mobility and Global Coordinator
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Nicho Ntema
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Dr. Rajan Chedambath
Director
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Alvin Mejía
Research Fellow
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Anil Kumar
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11:00 AM
Coffee Break / Networking


Participants meet in an informal setting to network and exchange their experiences from the Transport and Climate Change Week and beyond.  ​

  • Regular check-ins
  • Meeting of Transport and Climate Change Week “veterans” 
  • Workshop-related coffee rooms
11:15 AM
Future Ahoy! – Innovative Communication for Transforming Transport
Publicaton Launch and Discussion

Co-organised by

The term “German Energiewende” has gained enormous popularity worldwide. Analogously, the term “Verkehrswende” (engl. transport transformation) is used to transfer the concept from the energy sector to the transport sector.  Although there is no lack of important insights and good arguments, the transition has still been a long time coming. In order to make important information accessible to a larger target group, AGORA Verkehrswende decided to experiment together with Ellery Studio and created the infographic novella on the transport turnaround, called “Future Ahoy!”.  How can communication contribute to the Transport Transformation? And what is needed in order to reach a broader traget group on that topic? 

Introduction 
Philipp Prein (AGORA Verkehrswende), Daniel Bongardt (GIZ) 
Presentation of the Future Ahoy! Publication 
Bernd Riedel (ELLERY Studio) 
Discussion & FAQ 
Laura Ballesteros (Women in Motion), Javier Errea (Jury Member Malofiej Award),  Maruxa Cardama (SLoCaT) 

Contact  
Jana Stingl (GIZ), jana.stingl@giz.de 
Marica Gehlfuss (AGORA Verkehrswende), marica.gehlfuss@agora-verkehrswende.de 
Eugen Litwinow (ELLERY Studio), eugen@ellerystudio.com 

Daniel Bongardt
Programme Director Transport and Climate Change
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Maruxa Cardama
Secretary General, Sustainable Low Carbon Transport Partnership
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Bernd Riedel
Creative Director
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Javier Errea
CEO
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Philipp Prein
Head of Communications
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Laura Ballesteros
Global Secretary and Founder of Women in Motion and former Planning Undersecretary at the Secretariat of Mobility in Mexico City
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Shift Day

05:30 AM
Opportunities of governance: New Mobility Services in Asia

In many cities, mass rapid transit and bus rapid transit are the centrepieces of the public transport strategy. However, new mobility solution providers are increasingly disrupting the traditional transport patterns. In particular authorities remain in need for solutions for the sustainable integration of those new mobility services, e. g. ride-hailing or smart bike-sharing, into the overall mobility systems and Mobility-as-a-Service platforms. This session discusses how the governance of new mobility services could contribute to more sustainable and climate-friendly transport and better cities.  In short presentations, the panellists will highlight different aspects of governing new mobility services in Asia. In a future lab the participants will discuss what new mobility services governance can trigger modal shift to sustainable modes.

Opening & Welcome  
Policy for New Mobility Services in Asia: a stocktake  
Sebastian Ibold (GIZ)  
Attitudes and Adoption of On-Demand Mobility Services in Asia  
Gayang Ho (UITP Asia-Pacific Centre for Transport Excellence) 
App-based Mobility Services in ASEAN Cities 
Wei-Shiuen Ng (ITF-OECD) 
Go2 – Electric Scooter Sharing in Phnom Penh 
Carl Wong (President and Founder, Oyika) 
Shaping the puzzle piece – how user-centric NMS can contribute to a modal shift for green public transport 
Future lab  

Contact
Michel Arnd, michel.arnd@giz.de

Wei-Shiuen Ng
Advisor – Sustainable Transport and Global Outreach
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Carl Wong
President
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Gayong Ho
Head of Research, Asia-Pacific
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Sebastian Ibold
Project Director
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Michel Arnd
Technical Advisor for MRV and Low Carbon Transport
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06:30 AM
Achieving Faster Penetration of Energy Efficient Buses in India
Publication launch and Discussion on the outcomes

Co-Organised by

  • Transition to energy efficient buses from ICE buses to meet an overall objective of using cleaner modes in public transportation and to meet NDCs and Target 11.2 of SDG 
  • Understand the initiatives being taken-up for bridging the demand-supply gap in urban buses 
  • Experiences from early adoption of electric buses in Indian cities 
  • Hydrogen as alternate fuel 
  • Increase adoption of electric buses through upskilling of PTAs’ capacities 

Currently, India has approximately 66,000 buses in cities operating under organized and unorganized sector.  According to the current demand, urban India would require approximately 1,22,000 buses. As we advance, India can convert this into an opportunity by leapfrogging the deficit with new energy-efficient buses (e.g., EURO-VI buses, e-buses, hydrogen fuel cell buses) that supplement climate goals. Various ministries under Government of India (GoI) have initiated schemes and programs to bridge the current demand supply gap and to strengthen public transport infrastructure in the country’s urban centers.  GoI under its FAME II scheme had sanctioned 5595 electric buses to various bus transport agencies across cities and states in India for intra-city and intercity operation. To further push the clean mobility agenda, an amount of INR 180 billion (≈ Euro 2 billion) has been allocated under GoI’s latest budget announcement, for augmentation of public transport services in the country. This will enable deployment of innovative PPP models to enable private players to finance, acquire, operate, maintain over 20,000 buses. In addition to this, National Hydrogen Energy Mission (NHM) has also been announced which will draw up a road map for using hydrogen as an energy source. Not only ministries at national level but states are also coming forward in a big way to support this transition, e.g., State of Kerala has recently announced introduction of 10 hydogen powered buses on pilot basis to promote eco-friendly modes of transport. The session will, therefore, focus on discussions related to promotion of cleaner and greener bus transport in India. We will also share the findings from the “Training Needs Assessment for Electric Buses in India” study which identifies the capacity building and training requirements of various PTAs transitioning from ICE buses to electric buses followed by a high level panel discussion with experts in government and industry. 

Opening & Welcome  
Juergen Baumann, Project Director, SMART-SUT
– Project introduction and a glimpse into future GIZ activities under electric mobility  
– A brief on the Training Needs Assessment for Electric Buses in India study  
– Role of Stakeholders on energy efficient bus deployment in India
National level Initiatives for Energy Efficient Buses in India 
MoHUA, MoHIPE and BMZ 
 – Shri. Durga Shanker Mishra – Secretary, MoHUA – National level initiatives to promote energy efficient buses in India 
–  Shri. Arun Goel – Secretary, MoHIPE –  Electric bus roll outs in India under FAME II:  Experiences, learnings and challenges 
Mr. Phillip Knill –  Head of Division “Policy issues of cooperation with Asia, South Asia”, BMZ – Roadmap of Indo-German Green Urban Mobility Partnership (GUMP)
– Joint launch of report on Training Needs Assessment (TNA) for e-buses in India
Outcomes of the Training Needs Assessment for Electric Buses in India study
 Moderator: Mr. Laghu Parashar
Presenters: Mr. Amegh Gopinath and Mr. Rohan Shailesh Modi
Panel Discussion 
Smt. C. Shikha – MD, Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC)
Capt. Ratnaparkhi – Executive Director, Association of State Road Transport Undertaking 
Mr. Arindam Lahiri – CEO, Automotive Skills Development Council (ASDC) 
Dr. Kamal C Vora – Sr. Deputy Director & Head, Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) Academy 
Mr. Anand Deshpande – Sr Deputy Director & Head, Automotive Electronics Dept and CoE for Green Mobility at ARAI 
Mr. Prasanna Patwardhan – President, Bus & Car Operators Confederation of India 
Mr. Nishant Arya – Executive Director,JBM 
Mr. Victor Nagaonkar – OSD, Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) 
Closing Remarks 
Juergen Baumann – Project Director, SMART-SUT 

Contact  
Amegh Gopinath (SMART-SUT, GIZ India)  amegh.gopinath@giz.de  
Narendra Verma (SMART-SUT, GIZ India) narendra.verma@giz.de 

Philipp Knill
Head of Division “Policy issues of cooperation with Asia, South Asia”
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Durga Shanker Mishra
Secretary
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Arun Goel
Secretary, Department of Heavy Industry
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Laghu Parashar
Deputy Project Director
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Amegh Gopinath
Technical Expert, Integrated Sustainable Urban Transport Systems for Smart Cities (SMART-SUT)
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Narendra Verma
Technical Expert
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Jürgen Baumann
Project Director, Integrated Sustainable Urban Transport Systems for Smart Cities (SMART-SUT)
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07:00 AM
Role of Women in Decarbonising Transport in Asia
Launch Women on the Move: Transforming Transport in Asia

Co-Organised by

Together, we want to reflect on the status of women in transport. Addressing the safety issue and their role in the industry as well as in achieving full decarbonisation in the transport sector, we will discuss possibilities and necessary steps to engage more women in the transport sector. Where are we currently standing? Where do we want to get? And what measures need to be taken to involve more women in the field?  The session starts with a quick introduction of a new network for female professionals in transport “Women on the Move: Transforming Transport in Asia”. Followed by a short presentation on the status on women working on decarbonising transport in Asia. Afterwards the panellists will discuss on the role of women in the process of decarbonising the transport sector and will identify suitable measures. In the end, an open space allows for discussion and to connect with other inspiring women in small groups. 

Introduction to Women on the Move: Transforming Transport in Asia
Jana Stingl (GIZ) 
Status Quo on Women in Transport in Asia 
Sonal Shah (Founder, The Urban Catalysts)   
Panel discussion 
Panelists discuss the current status quo of women’s role in transport and the importance of including females in the process of decarbonising the transport sector.  
Facilitator: Maruxa Cardama (SLOCAT)  
Panellists:
– Ma. Sheilah Gaabucyan-Napalang, Assistant Secretary for Planning and Project Development, Department of Transportation,
Government of the Phillipines
– Mrs. Pochanie Kajonpredanon, Senior Advisor on Town and Country Planning, Department of Public Works and Town & Country
Planning, Government of Thailand
Discussion & Networking 

Contact  
Urda Eichhorst, urda.eichhorst@giz.de 
Jana Stigl, jana.stingl@giz.de 


 

Ma. Sheilah Gaabucayan-Napalang, Dr. Eng.
Assistant Secretary for Planning and Project Development
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Maruxa Cardama
Secretary General, Sustainable Low Carbon Transport Partnership
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Pochanie Kajonpredanon
Senior Advisor
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08:00 AM
Changing Transport Showtime

Country Presentations: South East Europe, Indonesia, Thailand

In the Changing Transport Showtime, you’ll get to take a closer look at activities around transport and climate change from governments all around the globe! In short clips, government officials from our partner countries present their countries’ transport sectors and showcase the actions they’re taking to decarbonize the transport system – ranging from electric tricycles in Guatemala over sustainable urban mobility plans in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina to Thailand’s approach to the challenges posed by COVID-19 in the transport sector. In addition, we’ll bring to you – live from our Berlin studio – the latest ideas and success stories from think tanks, NGOs and private companies working to mitigate emissions from the transport sector! Tune in and don’t miss out on a colourful and interactive program – twice a day from Tuesday to Thursday. See you there!

Speaker

Lucie Anderton (UIC)
Philip Turner (UITP)
Lena Jelinski (Mobility Institute Berlin)
Niklas Hoffmann (Mobility Institute Berlin)
Jamie Leather (ADB)

Contact  
Nadja Taeger (GIZ), nadja.taeger@giz.de 
Miriam Monterrubio Hernandez (GIZ), miriam.monterrubio@giz.de 

Nadja Taeger
Facilitator/Junior Advisor
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Ernesto Feilbogen
Project Manager
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Niklas Hoffmann
Consultant
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Lena Jelinski
Communications Manager
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Philip Turner
Head of Sustainable Development
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Jamie Leather
Chief of Transport Sector Group
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09:00 AM
Coffee Break / Networking


Participants meet in an informal setting to network and exchange their experiences from the Transport and Climate Change Week and beyond.  ​

  • Regular Check-ins
  • Meeting of Transport and Climate Change Week “veterans” 
  • Workshop-related coffee rooms

09:15 AM
Expert Clinics

Welcome to the transport week’s expert clinics, the sustainability care centre for your transport system! The expert clinics allows country delegations who participate in the transport week to consult privately with top-rated international experts. In a 45 -minute session, the delegates of a country can seek qualified advice on any aspect of promoting a climate-friendly modal shift. The selection of experts will be diverse and cover topics such as cycling, walking, public transport, informal transport, infrastructure financing or multimodal freight. The aim is to make the work of transport decision-makers and officials easier through offering information, tips and tricks by experts. This will equip the participants with the right  knowledge to create even more successful sustainable transport projects. 

Topics include:

  • Public transport financing
  • Implementing NMT projects
  • Public transport digitisation
  • Public transport data analysis
  • and many more
Ashish Rao Gorpade
Deputy Director South Asia
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Heather Allen
Independent Consultant
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Bronwen Thornton
CEO
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Chelsea Baldino
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Christoph Hanser
President
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Dirk van Amelsfort
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Dominique Breuil
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Dr. Jörn Richert
Head of Consulting & Policy
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Hannah E. Murdock
Project Manager & Analyst
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Marc Guigon
Passenger Director
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Max Webers
Project Manager and Mobility Consulting Team Lead
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Miguel Alvarez
Head of Spanish office
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Oscar Delgado
Center Manager
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Dr. Paul Barter
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Philipp Kosok
Head of Public Transport
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Vanessa Perez
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Marie Colson
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11:00 AM
Coffee Break / Networking


Participants meet in an informal setting to network and exchange their experiences from the Transport and Climate Change Week and beyond.  ​

  • Regular check-ins
  • Meeting of Transport and Climate Change Week “veterans” 
  • Workshop-related coffee rooms
11:15 AM
Sustainable PtX Production for Transport
Hydrogen Hour


The daily Hydrogen Hour during the Transport and Climate Change Week 2021 aims to inform and train about the opportunities of PtX in the transport sector. High level experts will give insights on key questions of the PtX production processes, onapplications and on potential markets. Each presentation will highlight a specific dimension of PtX: climate, efficiencies, costs, aviation, shipping etc. You are invited to join all sessions to get the full picture or join for specific sessions, depending on your interest.

Introduction
Facilitator: Heino von Meyer, International PtX Hub
Sustainability considerations for the PtX value chain
Dr. Dietrich Brockhagen, Atmosfair
Direct Air Capture: reversing climate change with PtX?
Nino Berta, Climeworks
Experience and sustainability best practices from PtX projects in Latin America
Ana Angel, Manager for Latin America at HINICIO
Help Desk
Q&A with audience

Moderator:
Heino von Meyer(International PtX Hub, Berlin)

Nino Berta
Sales Manager PtX
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Ana Angel
Manager for Latin America
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Heino von Meyer
Senior Counsellor; Global Relations and Networking
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Dr. Dietrich Brockhagen
Founder and Executive Director
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01:30 PM
IKI Exchange Meeting
By invitation only


The International Climate Initiative of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) invites the project leaders of transport-related IKI-projects to this exchange with the BMU and the IKI-Secretariat.

Improve & Fuel Day

05:30 AM
Electric 2 and 3 Wheelers in Southeast Asia

Co-organised by:

This session will discuss the state of electric 2&3 wheelers in Southeast Asia and highlight perspectives from the people on the ground. The ASEAN region is home to 650 million people with high rates of urbanization and motorization driving severe air pollution, traffic jams, and fossil fuel consumption.  Most motorised trips in Southeast Asia are on motorized two wheelers, which remain often insufficiently integrated in urban transport. The growth of e-commerce has made motorbike deliveries indispensable. Electrifying 2&3 wheelers will help make cities more sustainable especially when properly integrated into the urban transport system.  

Opening & Welcome 
Facilitator: Bert Fabian, UNEP 
Where are electric 2&3 wheelers in roadmaps and policies?  
Moderated by: Pat Mariano, GIZ 
Yossapong Laoonual (King Mongkut University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand, tbc)
Le Anh Tuan (Hanoi University of Science & Technology)
Edmund Araga (EV Association of the Philippines, tbc) 
Discussion  What are the prospects for electric 2-3 wheelers in ASEAN?  
Moderated by: Michel Arnd, GIZ 
Anton Siy (Transport Chief, Pasig City, Philippines)
Hien Nguyen Thi Thu (University of Transport Technology Vietnam)
Nuwong Chollacoop (National Energy Technology Center, Thailand)
 Faela Sufa (ITDP Indonesia, tbc) 
Discussion 
Wrap-up 

Contact
Michel Arnd, michel.arnd@giz.de

Yossapong Laoonual
Head of Mobility & Vehicle Technology Research Center
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Bert Fabian
Programme Officer, Sustainable Mobility Unit
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Le Anh Tuan
Professor, Chairman of the University Council
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Anton Siy
Head of Pasig Transport
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Michel Arnd
Technical Advisor for MRV and Low Carbon Transport
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06:30 AM
EV charging infrastructure and its Grid integration in Indian EV ecosystem
Webinar

Co-Organised by

The objective of the webinar is to disseminate the EV charging landscape and its grid integration in Global as well as Indian scenario, and discuss the potential key directions for seamless adoption of EV charging in Indian EV ecosystem.
The webinar will be organised in three main sessions, introductory session, presentation session, and panel discussion. The presentation session will include four key presentations focussing on various aspects of EV charging infrastructure and its grid integration. The panel discussion will focus on way forward for EV charging adoption in Indian EV ecosystem.

Opening remarks
Ms. Sahana L, Junior Technical Expert, NDC-TIA India Component, GIZ India
Welcome Address
Prof. Rangan Banerjee, HoD, Department of Energy Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay
Keynote Address  
Mr. Madhav Sharma, Policy consultant, NITI Aayog
EV charging infrastructure-Global experience  
Speaker: Prof. Pablo Frias (IIT Comillas, Spain)
International experience on EV Integration
EV policy regulations and charging infrastructure in India  
EV integration and gap analysis in Indian EV ecosystem
Prof. Zakir H. Rather (IIT Bombay)
Q&A session
Panel discussion on Indian EV Charging Infrastructure and Way Forward
Moderator: Zakir Rather, IIT-Bombay
– Mr. Pankaj Batra (Project Director, SARI/EI program in IRADe and Ex-Chairperson & Member (Planning) at CEA)
– Mr. Awadesh Jha (Vice President, FORTUM Charge and Drive India Pvt. Ltd.)
– Dr. G. Ganesh Das. Head, Strategy, Business Excellence &. Collaborations. Tata Power – DDL
– Prof Pablo Frias (IIT Comillas, Spain)
Vote of Thanks
Dr Indradip Mitra, Team Leader, E-mobility, Indo-German Energy Programme, Country Coordinator for NDC-TIA India Component, GIZ India

Contact
GIZ India and IIT-Bombay

Awadhesh Jha
Vice President
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Qiuwei Wu
Associate Professor
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Ofelia Soriano
Abogada en la Dirección General de Políticas y Regulación en Transporte Multimodal
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Rangan Banerjee
Professor
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Zakir Rather
Associate Professor
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Madhav Sharma
Young Professional
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Swetha RaviKumar Bhagwat
Head of FSR Global
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Sahana L
Junior Technical Expert
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Indradip Mitra
Team Leader- E-mobility, Indo German Energy Programme
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Pankaj Batra
Project Director
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Dr. G Ganesh Das
Head - Strategy, Collaborations, Innovation and R&D & Chief Executive Officer; Clean Energy International Incubation Centre
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Dr. Martin Braun
Professor, Director of Grid Planning and Grid Operation Division
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07:30 AM
A new narrative on Transport and Climate Change in Asia; is the glass now half full?


After a period in which transport emissions were forecasted to grow exponentially in the period up to 2050, new evidence points at a growth that would be more restrained. This is also shown in various recent international modelling studies. Based on information collected and presented in the ADB supported Asian Transport Outlook , the presentation will describe recent trends in transport GHG emissions for the Asia Pacific region. It will  look at a number of underlying trends to answer the question how likely it is that the transport sector in the Asia Region is on its way towards decarbonization and making its due contribution to the full implementation of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

Contact
Cornie Huizenga, chuizenga@cesg.biz

Cornie Huizenga
Asian Transport Outlook co-Lead
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Sudhir Gota
Asian Transport Outlook co-lead
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08:00 AM
Changing Transport Showtime

Country Presentations: China, Kenya, Uruguay

In the Changing Transport Showtime, you’ll get to take a closer look at activities around transport and climate change from governments all around the globe! In short clips, government officials from our partner countries present their countries’ transport sectors and showcase the actions they’re taking to decarbonize the transport system – ranging from electric tricycles in Guatemala over sustainable urban mobility plans in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina to Thailand’s approach to the challenges posed by COVID-19 in the transport sector. In addition, we’ll bring to you – live from our Berlin studio – the latest ideas and success stories from think tanks, NGOs and private companies working to mitigate emissions from the transport sector! Tune in and don’t miss out on a colourful and interactive program – twice a day from Tuesday to Thursday. See you there!

Speaker

Christian Larsen (CityLab)
Chris Kost (ITDP)
Samoa Pfannenstiel (Telekom)
Moritz Petersen (Kühne Logistics University)

Contact  
Nadja Taeger (GIZ), nadja.taeger@giz.de 
Miriam Monterrubio Hernandez (GIZ), miriam.monterrubio@giz.de 

Nadja Taeger
Facilitator/Junior Advisor
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Ernesto Feilbogen
Project Manager
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Prof. Dr. Moritz Petersen
Assistant Professor of Sustainable Supply Chain Practice, Director of the Center for Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chains (CSLS)
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Samoa Pfannenstiel
Senior Expert Mobility as a Service
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Christian J. Larsen
Projektcoordinator FreeMove
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09:00 AM
Coffee Break / Networking


Participants meet in an informal setting to network and exchange their experiences from the Transport and Climate Change Week and beyond.  ​

  • Regular Check-ins
  • Meeting of Transport and Climate Change Week “veterans” 
  • Workshop-related coffee rooms

09:15 AM
Zero Carbon Transport by Mid-Century – Rhetoric or Reality?
Workshop 3


Co-organised by

Participants discuss to what extent climate goals in transport are already backed by concrete roadmaps to achieve carbon neutrality in the sector. What is still holding us back from decarbonising the transport sector by mid-century and what are keys to unlock a carbon-neutral pathway?  A short presentation on strategies to achieve zero-carbon transport is followed by interactive group work in regional hubs to identify barriers to full decarbonisation and key solutions to overcome them.  In the end, panellists discuss the guiding question to what extent pledges for carbon-free mobility by mid-century. 

Opening
Urda Eichhorst (GIZ)
Strategies for zero-carbon transport
Presentation by Christian Hochfeld (Director, Agora Verkehrswende)
Break-out groups: Biggest barriers to zero-carbon transport and key solutions
Regional groups identify the main barriers to decarbonising transport in their respective countries per sub sector and find key solutions to overcome them.
Panel discussion: Zero-carbon transport by mid-century – rhetoric or reality?
Panellists discuss how advanced we are and what still needs to happen to make zero-carbon transport a reality by mid-century, including reactions to findings from the break-out groups.
Facilitators: Christian Hochfeld (Agora Verkehrswende) and Urda Eichhorst (GIZ)
Panellists:
– Dr. Liu Zhi, Director Peking University’s Lincoln Institute Center for Urban Development and Land Policy //
Member of the Council for Decarbonising Transport in Asia
– Glynda Bathan-Baterina, Deputy Executive Director Clean Air Asia // Member of the Council for Decarbonising
Transport in Asia
– Sudhendu Jyoti Sinha, Advisor, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog)

Contact  
Christian Hochfeld (Agora Verkehrswende) 
Urda Eichhorst (GIZ) 

Dr. Liu Zhi
Director
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Glynda Bathan-Baterina
Deputy Executive Director
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Sudhendu J. Sinha
Advisor
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Christian Hochfeld
Executive Director
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Urda Eichhorst
Project Director NDC Transport Initiative for Asia
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10:00 AM
IKI Consultation Hour
Delegates only


In this ask-anything format, delegates and international organisations can meet the transport team of the Secretariat of the International Climate Initiative of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU). Join this open space to learn how the IKI works and to get your questions answered.

11:00 AM
Coffee Break / Networking


Participants meet in an informal setting to network and exchange their experiences from the Transport and Climate Change Week and beyond.  ​

  • Regular check-ins
  • Meeting of Transport and Climate Change Week “veterans” 
  • Workshop-related coffee rooms
11:15 AM
Experience from PtX Projects for Aviation and Shipping
Hydrogen Hour


The daily Hydrogen Hour during the Transport and Climate Change Week 2021 aims to inform and train about the opportunities of PtX in the transport sector. High level experts will give insights on key questions of the PtX production processes, onapplications and on potential markets. Each presentation will highlight a specific dimension of PtX: climate, efficiencies, costs, aviation, shipping etc. You are invited to join all sessions to get the full picture or join for specific sessions, depending on your interests.

Introduction
Alexander Mahler, International PtX Hub Berlin
Future fuels for shippingin the Seas of East Asia
Nadine Bresemann, PEMSEA
PtX in aviation,experience from Brazil
Marcos de Oliveira Costa, ProQR
PtX and green H2 for shipping in Dominica
Michael Savarin, GCF National Program Coordinator
Help Desk
Q&A with audience

Moderator:
Alexander Mahler(International PtX Hub, Berlin)

Michael Savarin
National Program Coordinator
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Marcos de Oliveira Costa
Component Coordinator ProQR
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Alexander Mahler
Advisor Sustainable Fuels
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Nadine Bresemann
Head of Maritime Transport
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12:00 AM
Sustainable Aviation Fuels for Clean Skies?
Panel Discussion

Co-organised by

The future of flying must be green. In recent decades, aviation has been the fastest growing transport sector. Yet, it accounts for approximately 4% of global carbon emissions and 12% of all CO2 emissions from the wider transportation sector. Moreover, non-CO2 emissions form up to two thirds of its climate impact. This comes alongside a variety of hazardous environmental and health effects. How can future fuels such as Power to Liquid/eFuels contribute to a sustainable transformation? What are the limits of technological pathways? And how can sustainable aviation fuels represent a chance for GIZ’s partner countries to tap into economic potentials? Moderated by the Head of GIZ’s International PtX Hub, Torsten Schwab, leading voices from the World Economic Forum, GIZ, Transport & Environment, Deutsche Post DHL Group and Neste will discuss how aviation should “go green”.  As this is an interactive event, members of the audience are invited to raise their voices and pose questions to the panellists. 

Opening & Welcome  
Moderator: Torsten Schwab, Director, International PtX Hub Berlin 
Statements & Discussion 
Volker Ratzmann, Executive Vice President Corporate Public Affairs, Deutsche Post DHL Group
Sami Jauhiainen, Vice President, Business Development, Renewable Aviation, Neste
Jekaterina Boening, Senior Policy Manager, T&E 
Dr. Christoph Wolff, Global Head of Mobility and Member of the Executive Committee, WEF
Dr. Mike Enskat, Head of Energy, Water and Mobility, GIZ
Audience Questions 
Policy Wishes & Wrap Up 

Contact  
Alexander Mahler, GIZ 
 

Jekaterina Boening
Senior Policy Manager
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Dr. Mike Enskat
Head of Infrastructure Section (Energy, Water and Mobility) Sectoral and Global Programmes
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Volker Ratzmann
Executive Vice President Corporate Public Affairs
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Sami Jauhiainen
Vice President, Business Development, Renewable Aviation
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Lauren Uppink Calderwood
Head of Aviation, Travel and Tourism
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MobiliseYourCity‘s Global Forum

06:30 AM
Learn to Use the MobiliseYourCity Emissions Calculator
Workshop 5

Co-organised by

  • Discover the MobiliseYourCity Emissions Calculator and its uses 
  • Learn how to start using the tool and data requirements 
  • Know where to access the user manual, tutorials and additional resources 
  • Reflect on your own needs by learning from a city that is already using the tool 

In this session, we will introduce the MobiliseYourCity Emissions Calculator and provide you with all the resources you need to start using it in your own city or country.   
Emissions accounting are valuable tools that help cities and countries in their planning process for sustainable urban mobility:  

  • Understand the present transport activity and emission profiles.  
  • Assess the future impact of identified policies and measures.   
  • Measure progress of implementation.  
  • Leverage climate finance from various sources and development organisations.  

The Emissions Calculator by MobiliseYourCity is an openly accessible tool designed to support cities and countries in the development and implementation of sustainable urban mobility policies and plans. More than 10 cities worldwide are already planning to use it.  
Join the bandwagon and become an expert in scenario modelling, emissions calculations and impact monitoring! 

Opening & Welcome  
Facilitator: Clement Musil (MobiliseYourCity Asia) & Patricia Mariano (GIZ) 
– Introduction to the session and objectives 
– Ice-breaker: cities introduce themselves and share their interest in the tool  
– Introduction to MobiliseYourCity 
Introduction to the Emissions Calculator 
Clement Musil (MobiliseYourCity Asia) 
City presentation  
Ngoc An (Vietnam) 
– Introduction to the city and project within which the tool is being used 
– Experience with using the tool 
Get started: Learn to input the first data to calculate GHG emissions of a baseline scenario 
Ngoc An (Vietnam) 
– Presenter makes step-by-step demonstration on how to fill data for the first sheet of the tool
Q&A / Discussion  
Marie Colson (IFEU) / Ngoc An (Vietnam) 

Contact  
Mateo Gomez (MobiliseYourCity Secretariat), mateo.gomez@giz.de  

Marie Colson
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An Minh Ngoc
Lecturer and Transport Expert
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Clément Musil
Programme Manager MobiliseYourCity Asia
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Mateo Gómez
Junior Consultant
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09:00 AM
Scaling Success and Increasing Ambition
Opening

High-level representatives of the governments of Germany, France and the EU discuss how the lessons of five years of successful implementation can be rapidly scaled to meet the global challenges of the moment.

Vera Scholz
Director Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure
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Lise Breuil
Head of Transport & Mobility Division
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Paolo Ciccarelli
Head of Unit C5 – Water, Infrastructures, Cities
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Norbert Gorißen
Head of Sub-Division International
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09:45 AM
Mobility Planning to Mobilise Finance
Panel Discussion

Leading international financial institutions discuss the linkages between mobility planning and financing for sustainable urban mobility. How can strategic planning help leverage resources for a sectoral transformation?

Jamie Leather
Chief of Transport Sector Group
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Barbara Buchner
Global Managing Director of Climate Policy Initiative and Executive Director of the Climate Finance Programme
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Anne Chaussavoine
Transport Project Team Leader, Mobility and Transport Division, Sustainable Development Department
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Ian Jennings
Senior Specialist Urban Transport
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10:30 AM
Digital Revolution for a Just Transition
Inspirational Talk

A Ted-like talk on the power of digital solutions to transform urban mobility.

Olga Nevska
Managing Director
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10:45 AM
National Governments Empowering Cities for Transformational Change
Roundtable

Roundtable of mayors and ministries of transport discuss how vertical coordination, an enabling framework, and a financing facility can accompany infrastructure investments to enable cities to transition to sustainable mobility.

Prisca Lablonde Tene Mbimi
Coordinator of the Douala Urban Mobility Project
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Fathia Neji
Strategy and Project Director
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Randy Wilson
Head of Department of Transportation
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11:30 AM
Transport’s Road to COP 26: The Road of Global Partnerships for a Net Zero Future
Outlook

From the SDGs to the Marrakesh Partnership for Global Climate Action, the role of Partnerships is recognised as fundamental for systemic transformation. The panellists will discuss how global partnerships contribute to the transport sector’s decarbonization and what they can do as a prelude to COP26.

Maruxa Cardama
Secretary General, Sustainable Low Carbon Transport Partnership
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Henri Waisman
Climate Programme – Lead of the initiative ‘Deep Decarbonization Pathways’
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André Eckermann
Head of Competence Center for Energy and Transport
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02:00 PM
Digital Solutions for Paratransit Integration and Professionalisation
Webinar

Organised by MobiliseYourCity, AFD, Codatu, Global Partnership for Informal Transport, SSATP, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

  • Learn about a comprehensive list of measures that can be employed to reform the paratransit sector, and which digital tools are available to support you in this process.  
  • Discover the most important digital technologies and their applications in the paratransit sector (Mapping, fare integration, user applications, and platforms for data sharing between public and private sectors) 
  • Reflect on the opportunities of public and private sector collaboration through the use of digital technologies, and their particular needs and interests.  

This session will provide an overview of valuable measures and digital technologies that can be used by decision-makers and mobility practitioners to modernize paratransit. We will explore the manifold benefits, but also potential challenges in their implementation from the perspective of key actors, including the private and paratransit sectors.  
Digital technologies are proving very useful tools to modernize a sector otherwise commonly known for its unyielding nature. The mapping of operators and routes, and the global expansion of ride-sharing platforms are two of the most prominent technologies being employed by both private and public actors to transform paratransit. But there are more technologies and applications waiting to be discovered, scaled, and replicated to support paratransit reduce its notorious externalities and potentiate its great benefits.  

Opening & Welcome  
Facilitator: Mateo Gomez 
Introduction to participants and objective of the session  
Keynote speech 
Benjamin de la Pena (Global Partnership for Informal Transport) 
– Introduction to the paratransit sector 
– Why do we need a narrative shift in how we think about paratransit? 
– The Global Partnership for Informal Transport 
Why should we care about digitalisation of paratransit?
Fatima Arroyo-Arroyo (World Bank/ SSATP)
Digitalizing paratransit in Africa 
Antoine Chevre (AFD) 
– How can digital tools help mobility practitioners and decision-makers improve paratransit? 
– What is DigitalTransport4Africa and what it is doing to modernize paratransit in the continent? 
Exploring the opportunities of public and private sector collaboration through the use of digital technologies 
Aman Chitkara (World Business Council for Sustainable Development) 
– How can the tech sector be more actively involved and what is it already doing to digitalize transportation?  
– Identifying synergies for paratransit modernization through cooperation with the tech sector
Q&A / Discussion  
All speakers 

Contact  
Mateo Gomez (MobiliseYourCity Secretariat), mateo.gomez@giz.de  

Aman Chitkara
Lead, Mobility Data and Digitalisation
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Benjamin de la Peña
Chair, Global Partnership for Informal Transportation; CEO, Shared-Use Mobility Center; Founder, Agile City Partners
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Mateo Gómez
Junior Consultant
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04:00 PM
Enabling Electric Bus Adoption
Publication Launch

Co-organised by 

  • Learn about the environmental benefits of electric buses and how to conduct an MRV system for your own country/city.  
  • Know about the resources available to support you electrify your public transport system.  
  • Reflect on the different financing models for e-bus adoption.  
  • Know about the key steps that you need to take to electrify for bus fleet.  

 In this session, we will present the latest resources developed by EBRD, GIZ, UEMI, UN Habitat and UITP to equip mobility practitioners and decision makers with the needed skills to electrify public transportation.  
Electric bus adoption is on the rise, globally. However, this trend is still being mostly observed in China and some European countries. Many cities and countries in the Global South have also started the electrification of their bus fleets, but these efforts are still limited to pilot projects and low-scale acquisitions.  
Many of these projects are being supported by international development organizations. They have gathered the expertise on the ground and their knowledge on this rapidly evolving technology. Join us and explore the various ways we can support you electrify public transportation!  

Opening & Welcome  
Facilitator: Oliver Lah (Urban Electric Mobility Initiative) 
– Introduction to the e-buses and state of play
– Electrify your knowledge on e-mobility with SOLUTIONSplus self-learning course
Go Electric: Pathway for zero emission buses 
Ian Jennings (EBRD) / Arno Kerkhof (UITP) / David Leeder (TIL) 
– Learn about the latest publication on e-bus adoption and key messages, jointly developed by EBRD, UITP and GIZ. 
Q&A with EBRD, UITP, TIL and GIZ
MRV Guide for e-bus projects 
Mónica Espinoza (Hill) 
– Learn all about MRV for e-buses from our MRV Guide developed for Colombia’s e-bus programme.  
Q&A with Hill and GIZ
E-bus checklist 
Rohan Shailesh Modi (GIZ/TUMIVolt) 
– Know the steps you need to take for a successful electrification of your bus fleet.  
Q&A with TUMIVolt
Wrap up and final words

Contact  
Mateo Gomez (MobiliseYourCity Secretariat), mateo.gomez@giz.de  

Dr. Mónica Espinosa
Environmental Specialist
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Oliver Lah
Head of Research Unit
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Arno Kerkhof
Head of Bus Transport Unit
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Mateo Gómez
Junior Consultant
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