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Conference Day

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

Organised by GIZ

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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09:30 AM
Global World Café
Welcome

Organised by GIZ

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
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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
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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 of economic and consumer psychology & programme director for economic and consumer psychology
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11:30 AM
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 TCC Global Status Report 
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 on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport
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12:15 AM
Closing Session
Outlook

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

Organised by GIZ

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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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

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 “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 
Christian Hochfeld (AGORA Verkehrswende), Daniel Bongardt (GIZ) 
Presentation of the Future Ahoy! Publication 
Bernd Riedel (ELLERY Studio) 
Discussion & FAQ 
Christian Hochfeld (AGORA Verkehrswende), Javier Errea (Jury Member Malofiej Award), Michael Stoll (Universität Augsburg), Maruxa Cardama (SLoCaT) 
Daniel Bongardt
Programme Director Transport and Climate Change
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Christian Hochfeld
Executive Director
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Maruxa Cardama
Secretary General on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport
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06:15 PM
Policy actions for accessible and sustainable transport for all
Inspirational Talk

The Corona pandemic has, work permitting, relegated many of us to our desks at home, making transport in parts unnecessary. How can policy take up this thread, reduce travel and make transport sustainable in the long term? This question is explored by mobility sociologist Dr. Lisa Ruhrort in this Inspirational Talk.

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
– Roeland van Bockel, Ministry of Transport and Water Management, Netherlands
– Sjoerd Boot, Ministry of Transport and Water Management, Netherlands
– Kawtar Benabdelaziz, Technical Advisor, TraCS Morocco
Voting & Closing 
The winning team will be announced based on an audience vote. 

Contact  
Alexander Mahler (GIZ)  
Verena Knöll (GIZ) 

Dario Hidalgo, PhD
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Sjoerd Boot
Project manager Basic Data Infrastructure
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07:15 PM
Closing Session
Outlook

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

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!

Speakers

  • Julia Poliscanova, Transport & Environment
  • Suzanne Spooner, Agence française de développement (AFD)
  • Enrico Howe, consultant and creater of 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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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

organised by GIZ and ICLEI 

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 Transport Planning & Research Institute of MoT 
E-Cargo Bikes made in Africa Nicho Ntema, Green Sharpeville, South Africa
City logistics in Kochi, India Ady M. Anil Kumar, Mayor, Kochi Municipal Corporation
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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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

organised by GIZ, AGORA Verkehrswende, ELLERY Studio 

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 *Transition? And what is needed in order to reach a broader traget group on that topic? 

Introduction 
Christian Hochfeld (AGORA Verkehrswende), Daniel Bongardt (GIZ) 
Presentation of the Future Ahoy! Publication 
Bernd Riedel (ELLERY Studio) 
Discussion & FAQ 
Christian Hochfeld (AGORA Verkehrswende), Javier XYZ (Jury Member Malofiej Award), Michael Stoll (Universität Augsburg), 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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Christian Hochfeld
Executive Director
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Maruxa Cardama
Secretary General on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport
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12:00 AM
Sustainable Urban Mobility in Practice: Examples from SEE capitals
Walk-shop

Organised by SEE HUB: Milenka Knežević, Bakija Dukagjin, Jasna Sekulović, Svetlana Bačanin

The objective of the workshop is to present good practices in the implementation of sustainable urban mobility measures in South East European capitals. Walk with the representatives from the City on the locations that could be presented as a quick-win initiative implemented from the SUMP document. A pilot project, demonstration project, or urban mobility measure supported by GIZ or other international organization will be presented as a good practice. Each country will present one urban mobility measure onsite.
Live joint call via mobile phone using MS Teams App to present the measure – It is a mix of the live and online event, moderated online. A good Internet connection is required.  All participants will use their mobile phones and headsets. Speakers from each capital will present UM measures as the best practice and a quick-win initiative implemented from the SUMP document. Also, the promoting measure will be shown via mobile camera to all participants on the MS Teams call. Participants are from East European countries and presenters from SEE countries/representatives of the capitals. SEE HUB country coordinators will support event organization in each country.

Language: English 

Opening & Welcome
Sophia Sünder, Transport Expert, GIZ
Milenka Knežević, ORF ETC Advisor Facilitator: “Boram Agency” BiH
Intro – Urban Mobility in SEE capitals (video)  
Walk – Talk, presentation of the Urban Mobility quick win initiatives
Hello from Belgrade (Serbia)
Ognjen Petar Todorović, Head of Department for Urban Mobility
Hello from Podgorica (Montenegro)  
Lazarela Kalezić, Secretary of the Transport Secretariat
Jelena Đurović, Advisor for Urban Mobility
Hello from Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Amela Šaćirbegović, Advisor, Ministry of transport of the Canton of Sarajevo
Amela Topuz-Bajraktarević, Advisor, Ministry of transport of the Canton of Sarajevo
Hello from Tirana (Albania)
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Hello from Pristina (Kosovo)

tbd
Hello from Skopje (North Macedonia)
tbd
Wrap up
Moderator

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SEE HUB: Milenka Knežević, milenka.knezevic@giz.de

Nikola Neshkoski
Director
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03:00 PM
Changing Transport Showtime

Country Presentations: Brazil, Ecuador, Guatemala, Ukraine

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!

Speakers

  • Katherine Palacio, Secretaría de Movilidad, Medellín
  • Tim Dallmann, the ICCT
  • Bronwen Thornton, Walk 21

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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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

organised by CFF-GIZ and UBA 

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
Hydrogen Hour: Why Do We Need PtX in Transport?
Why Do We Need PtX in Transport?

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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Shift Day

08:00 AM
Changing Transport Showtime
Country Presentations: Balkan States, Indonesia, Thailand, Mexico

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!

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 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
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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
Hydrogen Hour
Sustainable PtX Production for Transport

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

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
Executive Director
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01:30 PM
IKI-Project Implementers 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.

02:00 PM
How E-Mobility could kick-start a Transport Revolution in Eastern Europe

Electromobility is a strategic element towards decarbonization of transport modes and  sustainable urban mobility. However, as it is a relatively new issue, most cities and local governments usually have limited resources and capacities in the field of electromobility, specifically in its planning and implementation. The workshop aims to provide an overview of baseline capacities and best practice examples to kick-starting, implementing and promoting electromobility measures in cities, e.g. through the development of Urban Electromobility Plans.   

  • Incorporation of Communal Energy Plans 
  • What do Municipalities need to start-off with Electric Mobility Solutions?  
  • E-Busses: How far are they and are they a good solution to start now with electrifying our transport systems?  
  • What can and needs the Government do? 
Video Intro Video Transport Week 
Moderation Welcome to Electric Mobility Day  
Sophia Sünder, GIZ 
Video Impressions from Electric Mobility in Kyiv, Ukraine 
Sophia Sünder, GIZ 
Interview Electro mobility in Lviv: The Example of Trams  
Andriy Biliyy and Marta Pastukh 
Moderation Introduction to TUMITV on Electric Busses 
Sophia Sünder, GIZ 
TUMITV TUMITV on Electric Busses 
E-busses are key to addressing decarbonisation and air quality.
Moderation Introduction to Electric Mobility Workshop 
Sophia Sünder, GIZ 
+ +  LIVE ++ Opening & Welcome  
Sophia Sünder & Marta Pastukh, Transport Experts, GIZ 
 Developing Electro-Mobility Plans and Strategies  
Inspirational Talk Insights from the Global Electric Mobility Programme and its best practices of cleaner fuels and vehicles from Ukraine and Armenia 
June Yeonju J., Sustainable Mobility Unit at UN Environment Programme 
 How E-Mobility Pilots in Lviv and Tbilisi kick-start the decarbonization of transport  
E-Mobility Plan Lviv, Orest Oleksiv, Operational Transport Expert, City of Lviv, Ukraine 
 Coffee Break 
 Showcasing the Results of the E-Mobility Report 
Stefanie Sohm / Marc Major 
+ +  LIVE + +
Q&A, Discussion
Developing Electro-Mobility plans and strategies in Cities (Q&A and Discussion
Jens Giersdorf; Victor Valente;  Rohan Modi  
Moderation Outro to Electric Mobility Day of the Eastern Europe Hub 
Sophia Sünder, GIZ 

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Sophia Sünder, GIZ 

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!

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
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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 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
Hydrogen Hour
Sustainable PtX Production for Transport

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
Executive Director
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Improve & Fuel Day

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!

Speakers

  • Christian Larsen, Technologiestiftung Berlin
  • Christopher 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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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

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 country 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
Country 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)
– UK representative (TBC)

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

Dr. Liu Zhi
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Glynda Bathan-Baterina
Deputy Executive Director
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Sudhendu J. Sinha
Adivsor
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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

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
Hydrogen Hour: Experience from PtX Projects for Aviation and Shipping
Experience from PtX Projects for Aviation and Shipping

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

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 and Transport & Environment 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 
Dr. Christoph Wolff, Global Head of Mobility and Member of the Executive Committee, WEF 
Jekaterina Boening, Senior Policy Manager, T&E 
Dr. Mike Enskat, Head of Energy, Water and Mobility, GIZ 
Tba, Sunfire, 
Tba, DHL Group 
Audience Questions 
Policy Wishes & Wrap Up 

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Alexander Mahler, GIZ 
 

Jekaterina Boening
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02:00 PM
Implementing Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans in Eastern Europe
How Public Transport Infrastructure Development makes all the difference

National urban public transport strategies and Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans:

  • Why cities need it?
  • How to develop?
  • Lack of support on the national level
  • Which issues should be solved on national level?
  • How can they be helpful to address international climate agendas?
Welcome to Sustainable Urban Public Transport Day
Sophia Sünder, GIZ
Video: Impressions from Urban Public Transport II in Kyiv
Sophia Sünder, GIZ
Intro to Sustainable urban Public Transport-Workshop
Sophia Sünder, GIZ
Opening & Welcome
Sophia Sünder & Marta Pastukh, Transport Experts, GIZ
Shaping Urban Spatial Planning with National Policies
Vasyl Lozynskyy, MinRegion
How SUMPS and NUMPs in Eastern Europe can improve urban public transport and the climate at once
Ihor Mohyla, Egis, Project Expert
Draft of the National urban public transport strategy
Victor Bonilla, Egis, Project Expert
Q&A and Discussion
Market Place of SUMPS: Have a look at and exchange on Eastern Europe’s SUMPs!
Presentation of the SUMP documents by representatives from the WB capitals with focus on pilot projects, good practice, current status and challenges, plans, etc.
– Ognjen Petar Todorović , City of Belgrade – Secretariat for Traffic
– Amela, Topuz-Bajraktarević , Ministry of transport of Canton Sarajevo
– Lazarela Kalezic, Secretariat of Transport, Capital City of Podgorica, Secretary of the Secretariat for Transport, Capital City of Podgorica
– Vesna Stoimenovska Atanasov, Head of the Unit for International Cooperation, City of Skopje, North Macedonia  
Discussion Groups on National Urban Public Transport Strategies in Eastern Europe
Presentations of working groups & Closing Remarks
Outro to Sustainable Urban Public Transport Day
Sophia Sünder, GIZ
Outro Eastern Europe Hub /Closing
Sophia Sünder, GIZ
Intro Video/Trailer Transport Week

Contact
Marta Pastukh, GIZ

Ognjen Petar Todorović
Head of Department for urban mobility at Secretariat for Transport, City of Beograde
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Lazarela Kalezic
Secretary of the Secretariat for Transport, Capital City of Podgorica
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Vesna Stoimenovska Atanasov
Head of the Unit for International Cooperation
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Amela Topuz-Bajraktarević
Advisor
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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!

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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Rodrigo Díaz González
Undersecretary of Planning, Policies and Regulation
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Xochi Garibay
General Director
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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

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

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 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.
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 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 (SUM4All) 
Stefanie Sohm, Growing Markets 
Poll on E-Bus financing  
Delegates
Business models to accelerate E-Bus deployment  
Anthony Courreges, C40 
Bogotá’s transition to E-Buses  
TransMilenio 
Q&A on E-Bus business models  
Moderated discussion with speakers + questions by delegates 
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 previous speakers 
Wrap up and closing 
Moderators 

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

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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Jens Giersdorf
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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
High-Level Roundtable (closed session)
Success stories for digital sustainable mobility solutions

Hosted by BMU  

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 MeyerDirector-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(at)move2change.ngo) & Ronja Kwasniok (ronja.kwasniok(at)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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07:00 PM
Hydrogen Hour: Experience from PtX Projects for Aviation and Shipping
Experience from PtX Projects for Aviation and Shipping

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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MobiliseYourCity‘s Global Forum

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

organised by MobiliseYourCity, Ifeu 

  • 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  

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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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Javier Garduño
Head of Division for Planning and Institutional Development
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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.

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?

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.

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.

02:00 PM
Digital Solutions for Paratransit Integration and Professionalisation
Webinar

organised by MobiliseYourCity, AFD, Codatu, Global Partnership for Informal Transport, 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 
Publication launch: Inventory of measures for paratransit reform 
Mateo Gomez (MobiliseYourCity) 
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 

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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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04:00 PM
Promoting Electric Bus Adoption
Publication Launch

Organised by MobiliseYourCity, EBRD, GIZ, UEMI, UITP 
In cooperation with

  • 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. 
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.  
E-bus checklist 
Rohan Shailesh Modi (GIZ/TUMIVolt) 
– Know the steps you need to take for a successful electrification of your bus fleet.  
Deep dive into your preferred topic with our experts
1. Institutional aspects with UITP and GIZ 
2. MRV with GIZ 
3. Technology with TUMIVolt 
4. Financing with EBRD and TIL 

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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