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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)
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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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04:00 PM
Opening by BMU & GIZ
High-Level Welcome

Welcome by high-level representative, setting the scene and onboarding of the participants.
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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04:30 PM
Connecting Latin America World Café
Welcome


After the grand opening, the spotlight moves from Berlin towards national conference hubs in Latin America. 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 

05:00 PM
Untapped potential: Freight Transport
Keynote

Dr. Nikutta focusses on freight transport as a sector that remains too often overlooked in the transport and climate community. As leading industry voice, she is enthusiastic about the potential of railways for decarbonizing freight.

Dr. Sigrid Evelyn Nikutta
Member of the Management Board Deutsche Bahn AG, CEO of DB Cargo AG
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05:30 PM
Future Ahoy! – Innovative Communication for Transforming Transport
Publication Launch and Discussion


Co-organised by

The term “German Energiewende” has gained enormous popularity worldwide. Analogously, the term “Verkehrswende” (engl. Transport  Turnaround) 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 turnaround is still 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 “Future Ahoy!”. It forms an interface between technical and social discussion and builds a new communicative impulse in the transport context to serve as a refreshing inspiration for decisionmakers and a wide audience. 

How can communication contribute to the Transport Turnaround? And what is needed in order to reach a broader target group on that topic? The discussion will mirror three different perspectives from the field of transport and communication. 

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) 
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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06:15 PM
Change by design instead of change by disaster
Inspirational Talk

The Corona pandemic has, work permitting, relegated many of us to our desks at home, making transport in parts unnecessary. However, in order to sustainably change our mobility behaviour, we need change by design instead of change by disaster.

In this 5-minute talk, mobility sociologist Dr. Lisa Ruhrort explores the scope in which transport policies can foster sustainable and equitable solutions for remote working.

Dr. Lisa Ruhrort
Research Associate of the Research Group "Digital Mobility and Social Differentiation"
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06:30 PM
The Controversy: “Does Digitalisation Drive Sustainable Transport?”
Oxford-Style Debate

In a light-hearted atmosphere, this Oxford-style debate encourages debaters and participants alike to explore different dimensions and arguments on how data, digitalisation and sustainable transport are linked. At the end of the debate, the winning side will be declared. It will be a fun session, so don’t take it too seriously! In this session, two teams of three debaters will each compete to win over the audience. Do you think that digitalisation can drive sustainable transport? Or, will all the new tools and greed for computer resources cause new problems? For this session, we encourage you to put your personal opinion aside and focus on the arguments presented by the debaters. Who is more convincing? As our debaters take on the role of advocates or opponents of the resolution, this is your chance to reflect on the controversies of the topic as well.  

Opening & Welcome  
Facilitator: Katie Gallus 
Debate 
Dario Hidalgo, Director Fundación Visión Cero
– Sjoerd Boot, Ministry of Transport and Water Management, Netherlands
Kawtar Benabdelaziz, Technical Advisor, TraCS Morocco
Dr. Mikael Lind, Adjunct Professor in Maritime Informatics at Chalmers University; Sweden
Katja Schechtner, Senior Urban Scientist, Senseable City Lab at MIT; USA (tbc)
Vivian Rambarath-Parasram, Assistant Professor Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre at University of Trinidad and Tobago
Voting & Closing 
The winning team will be announced based on an audience vote. 

Contact  
Alexander Mahler (GIZ)  
Verena Knöll (GIZ) 

Dario Hidalgo, PhD
Director
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Sjoerd Boot
Project manager Basic Data Infrastructure
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Kawtar Benabdelaziz
Transport and Climate Advisor
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Dr. Mikael Lind
(Adjunct) Professor in Maritime Informatics / Senior Strategic Research Advisor
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Vivian Rambarath-Parasram
Assistant Professor/ Director MTCC Caribbean
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Katja Schechtner
Senior Urban Scientist and Advisor for Innovation & Technology
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07:15 PM
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

03:00 AM
Regional or National Events in Asia
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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03:00 PM
Changing Transport Showtime

Country Presentations: Mexico, Ecuador, Guatemala

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:

Katherine Palacio (Secretaría de Movilidad, Medellín)
Tim Dallmann (ICCT)
Xochi Garibay (BC Ruedas)
Bronwen Thornton (Walk21)

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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Bronwen Thornton
CEO
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Tim Dallmann
Compliance & Enforcement Program Lead
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Xochi Garibay
General Director
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Miriam Monterrubio
Technical Advisor
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04:00 PM
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
04:15 PM
Transport Demand Management (TDM) and Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning in a Digital Age
Workshop 2

Co-Organised by

The workshop seeks to create an exchange on good practices and innovative ideas using digital means and approaches to reduce the use of motorized vehicles in cities globally.  The used format will allow active participation to learn more about the progress on managing transport demand in our cities worldwide and provide space for testing the water of new strategies and project plans for future sustainable urban transportation.  To significantly reduce harmful emissions, our means of transportation have to change and the use of motorized vehicles needs to shrink drastically. A solution that has been widely and firmly established during the corona pandemic was to use digital means for communication instead of face-to-face meetings. A significant number of employees were sent to home office and thus commuting was reduced significantly. However, this will be unlikely sustained and completely remove the travelling to meetings and offices. We (city administration, transportation professionals) can observe these trends and adapt, or we can seek to encourage, manage and direct those travel patterns.  Therefore, one of the key questions for the workshop is: what other digital technology is emerging/available that can help to completely avoid the usage of private motorized vehicles or helps to restructure transit patterns in our cities so that other options of sustainable mobility get more attractive?  

Opening & Welcome  
Facilitator: Andrej Frizler (CFF-GIZ) 
Opening Presentation 
Miriam Dross (UBA) 
Cities Presentation of Good Practices 
London shares insights with digital demand management 
Bogota speaks about its continuous progress to reduce the use of private motorized vehicles  
Discussion of Ideas as Panel or Presentations 
Open Mic in a Panel 
Here the invited professionals can provide their opinion or banks 
Closing Remarks 
Esther Wegner, CFF-GIZ 

Contact  
Miriam Dross (UBA) 
Andrej Frizler (CFF-GIZ) 
Esther Wegner (CFF-GIZ) 

06:00 PM
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
06:15 PM
Why Do We Need PtX in 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
Charlotte Hussy, International PtX Hub Berlin / Women in Green Hydrogen
Motivation of PtX in transport from the climate perspective
Gonzalo Muñoz, High Level Climate Champion COP25
PtX -how does it work?
Heino von Meyer, International PtX Hub Berlin
PtX applications in transport
Jekaterina Boening, Transport and Environment
PtX Help Desk
Q&A with audience

Moderator:
Charlotte Hussy (International PtX Hub, Berlin)

Jekaterina Boening
Senior Policy Manager
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Gonzalo Muñoz
High Level Climate Champion COP25
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Charlotte Hussy
Advisor for PtX and synthetic fuels; Co-founder Women in Green Hydrogen
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Heino von Meyer
Senior Counsellor; Global Relations and Networking
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08:00 PM
Regional or National Events in Latin America

Shift Day

03:00 AM
Regional or National Events in Asia
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.

03:00 PM
Changing Transport Showtime

Country Presentations: Chile, Georgia, Paraguay

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

Laura Rojas (Bicistema)
Ana Lucía González Castro (Municipalidad de Montes de Oca)
Christoph Hanser (Trufi)
Leonardo Gutiérrez (Trufi)
Hannah Murdock (REN21)

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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Christoph Hanser
President
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Leonardo Gutierrez
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Hannah E. Murdock
Project Manager & Analyst
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Ana Lucía González Castro
Vice Mayor
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Laura Rojas Reyes
Director
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Miriam Monterrubio
Technical Advisor
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04:00 PM
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
04:15 PM
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
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Professor of Logistics
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Bronwen Thornton
CEO
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Chelsea Baldino
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Christoph Hanser
President
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Leonardo Gutierrez
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Dr. Chris Cherry
Professor
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Dario Hidalgo, PhD
Director
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Dirk van Amelsfort
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Dominique Breuil
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Gustavo Collantes
CEO
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Jone Orbea
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Julian Smith
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Marina Moscoso
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Oscar Delgado
Center Manager
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Philipp Kosok
Head of Public Transport
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Thomas van Laake
Project Coordinator
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Tim Dallmann
Compliance & Enforcement Program Lead
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Dr. Tom Kirschbaum
CEO
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Zifey Yang
Passenger Vehicles Program Lead
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06:00 PM
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
07:00 PM
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
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

Contact:
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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08:00 PM
Regional or National Events in Latin America

Improve & Fuel Day

03:00 AM
Regional or National Events in Asia
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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03:00 PM
Changing Transport Showtime

Country Presentations: Costa Rica, Colombia, Peru

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

Andrés Gartner (GoAscendal)
Gustavo Collantes (Logios)
Felipe Targa (World Bank)

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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Felipe Targa
Senior Urban Transport Specialist
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Andrés Gartner
Latin America Regional Lead
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Miriam Monterrubio
Technical Advisor
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03:00 PM
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.

04:00 PM
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
04:15 PM
How Can E-Mobility Contribute to Green Recovery?
Workshop 4

Co-Organised by

E-Mobility plays an important role in the decarbonisation of the transport sector. It can help to substantially bring down greenhouse gas emissions of the sector, especially if deployed in high usage vehicles and if supplied with a high share of renewable energy. Additionally, e-mobility addresses other challenges faced by many cities and countries, such as air pollution, traffic noise and dependency on oil imports. However, the impact of COVID-19 has posed new challenges, as due to a lower ridership the financial situation of transport operators is under severe distress, making investments in e-busses more difficult due to their higher upfront costs. On the other hand, recovery plans should not only be consistent with the current urgency but also with the climate targets and the Sustainable Development Goals. E-Mobility can contribute to a better air quality and reduce the risk of respiratory diseases as vehicles have no tailpipe emissions.
The objective of the workshop is to assess how electric mobility can contribute to a green recovery from the covid pandemic, providing expert inputs and international good practices of public policies, financial models for electric buses, and job generation and capacity building in the e-mobility sector. 

Opening & welcome 
Moderators: Ernesto Feilbogen (GIZ), Corinna Winter (GIZ)
– Presentation of agenda 
– Poll on e-mobility barriers, plans, the impact of COVID 19 and recovery 
Setting the scene: The role of public policies for the development of sustainable electromobility 
Stefanie Sohm, move2change
Poll on E-Bus business models
Participants
Business models to accelerate E-Bus deployment  
Anthony Courreges, C40 
Bogotá’s transition to E-Buses  
Felipe Ramírez, TransMilenio 
Q&A on E-Bus business models  
Moderated discussion with Anthony Courreges and Felipe Ramírez + questions by participants through platform
Training needs and job generation possibilities for cities in electromobility 
Emre Kiran, UITP 
Training Needs for productive use e-mobility in Western Kenya 
Marah Köberle, Siemens Foundation
Panel discussion on capacity building in e-mobility 
Moderated discussion with Marah Köberle and Emre Kiran
Wrap up and closing 
Ernesto Feilbogen and Corinna Winter

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Victor Valente (GIZ)
Jens Giersdorf (GIZ)
Corinna Winter (GIZ) 

Ernesto Feilbogen
Project Manager
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Stefanie Sohm
Director and Co-founder
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Anthony Courreges
Senior Manager Clean Transport Finance
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Emre Kiran
Head of UITP Academy  
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Marah Köberle
Program Manager E-Mobility and Circular Economy
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Corinna Winter
Facilitator/Advisor
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Felipe Ramírez
General Manager
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06:00 PM
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
06:15 PM
Success stories for digital sustainable mobility solutions
High-Level Roundtable (closed session)


Hosted by 

The objective of this exchange is to share experiences and ideas on how policymakers can leverage and govern the use of digital technologies and data in a way that ensures the development of both climate-compatible and safe transport systems in their countries.  Digitization can play a key role in strengthening access, enhancing efficiency and resilience of transport systems, and in leveraging synergies of decarbonizing the transport and energy sector together. In this discussion, high-level delegates from around the world will each be given the floor for 5-10 minutes to share their experiences and perspective of the benefits of digitising transport with Dirk Meyer, Director-General for Central Functions, Administration, Budget, Research and Digitalisation at the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. 

The session is accessible for invited delegates only and is not recorded to create space for an honest and open exchange. It will take place in English, simultaneous translation in Spanish will be provided.

Opening & Welcome  
Vera Scholz (Head of Climate Division at GIZ) 
Start of Roundtable 
Host: Dirk Meyer (Director General on Digitalization at BMU) 
Roundtable  
5 min input per high-level delegate from partner countries  
Final Remarks 
Host: Dirk Meyer (Director General on Digitalization at BMU) 

Facilitator  
Stefanie Sohm (move2change) 

For registration and invitation letters, please contact Stefanie Sohm (stefanie@move2change.ngo) & Ronja Kwasniok (ronja.kwasniok@giz.de) 

Stefanie Sohm
Director and Co-founder
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Dirk Meyer
Director-General for Central Functions, Administration, Budget, Research and Digitalisation
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Vera Scholz
Director Climate Change, Environment and Infrastructure
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07:15 PM
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 interest.

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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08:00 PM
Regional or National Events in Latin America

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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