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Conference Day

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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08:15 PM
Check-in

Check-in with Global Guest, a brief talk about the global Conference

08:30 PM
How Urban Mobility Contributes to Green Recovery?: An opportunity in times of crisis
Panel Discussion

Co-organised by

The objective of this session is to present the impact of COVID19 on transport in Latin America and to discuss how this crisis can be turned into an opportunity towards sustainable, low-carbon mobility.
The session will be structured in 3 presentations, addressing the impact of COVID19 on the mobility of a Latin-American city, the assessment of announced recovery plans under a Green Recovery framework and the possibilities of generating a new development model in the region. At the end of the presentations there will be a debate and interaction with the audience will be generated, seeking to answer the question: Will this crisis be used as an opportunity to push for more sustainable and low-carbon mobility?

Welcome and Introduction
Pablo Juica Yantén, GIZ
Urban mobility and COVID-19 in CDMX: impact and reactions
Rodrigo Díaz, Secretaría de Movilidad CDMX
Urban Mobility and Green Recovery in Latin America
Julio Briones, CEDEUS
Big Push for Sustainable Mobility
Diego Aulestia, CEPAL
Debate: “How urban mobility contributes to green recovery?”
Moderator: Juan Carlos Muñoz, CEDEUS
End of the session  
Diego Aulestia
Chief of the Human Settlements Unit
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Juan Carlos Muñoz
Director
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Julio Briones
Associate Professor
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Pablo Juica
Senior Advisor in Urban Mobility
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Contact
Pablo Juica Yantén (pablo.juica@giz.de)

09:30 PM
Coffee break

Coffee break with Guest, an invitation to the Regional program

10:00 PM
Welcoming to Regional Programme Latin America
Connecting ideas for sustainable mobility, the experience of Latin America

Co-Organised by

The objective of the workshop is to welcome the guests, give a sense of getting into a travel through the week together, to give an overview of the week’s program. Introduce the participants and inspire with an emblematic case in the region. 
Start TCCW from the Regional Hub in Latin America with an interactive session with videos and interaction between the participants with the aim to generate conditions for exchanges based on inclusiveness, gender balance, professional trust. 

Check-in
 Facilitator: Andrea Palma
Connecting ideas for sustainable mobility, the experience of Latin America
Facilitator: Andrea Palma

Welcoming Latin America delegates and highlight of transport interests
Inspire: hidden champions
Ana Isabel Idrovo, Mujeres Cicloayuda, Ecuador
Daniel Lanfranco, Foco Migrante, Chile
Julio Antuñano, Voy en Bici, Argentina
Nancy López, La Liga Peatonal, México

Seeking the triple impact for sustainable mobility. Virtuous commitment: state actors, NGOs and private sector
Invitation
Facilitator: Andrea Palma

Review to the week agenda
Celebration 
Facilitator: Ana Alcántara

The Community of Practice exchange, an opportunity for networking and experience exchange
Closing 

Contact  
Andrea Palma (GIZ) andrea.palma@giz.de
Ana Alcántara (GIZ) ana.alcantara@giz.de

Ana Alcántara
Technical advisor
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Andrea Palma
Technical Advisor
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Ana Isabel Idrovo
Founder and President
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Julio Antuñano
President
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Avoid Day

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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07:45 PM
Check-in

Check-in with Global Guest, a brief talk about the global Conference

08:00 PM
Gender and Mobility – The Urgent, The Important and The Necessary
Workshop LA1

The objective of this workshop highlights the need for climate change mitigation measures to include a gender perspective aiming for more women to actively participate as decision makers and as users of cleaner modes of transportation.  
In the first part, this session shares good practices and lessons of public transport promotion through the implementation of safety measures for women in Latin America. In the second part, it reflects upon gaps of representation of women in research, in the proposal of solutions and decisions making in the transport sector. Finally, the session showcase needs and opportunities for gender inclusion in long term transport planning. 

Opening & Welcome  
Facilitator: Paola Tapia
Urgent: addressing safety for women’s mobility 
Ofelia Soriano, Ministerio de Transportes y Comunicaciones del Perú 
Important: Gender gap in the transport sector 
Liza Castillo, Mujeres en movimiento 
The need for gender sensitive mobility plans 
Gisela Méndez, consultora Ensamble Urbano 
Andrea María Navarrete, Secretaría Distrital de Movilidad de Bogotá
Exchange and reflections among panelists 

Contact  
Ana Eugenia Ureña, Nathaly Agurto

09:30 PM
Coffee break

Coffee break with Guest, an invitation to the Regional program

10:00 PM
Urban planning and active mobility: An opportunity to non-motorised urban planning
Workshop LA2

Co-Organised by

Bringing together relevant stakeholders from different countries, this workshop aims to give room to a conversation about the first aspect of the A-S-I approach: the “avoid” aspect. The session expects to build a conversation about how kilometres and number of trips can be reduced in Latin American Cities.
With examples from Ecuador, Costa Rica and Chile we will dig into opportunities and challenges to facilitate “avoid” touching topics of “cities transformation”, “gender inclusiveness” and “multi-modality to pioneer transport patterns”. Participants can exchange and be inspired to work towards implementing measures and achieving more ambitious sustainable transport goals in their local plans. It expects to build a regional discussion between a mix of practitioners by their given inputs as peer-learning through the exchange of experiences, technical discussion, and innovative methodologies.

Welcome remarks and introduction
Facilitator: Andrea Palma (GIZ)
How cities can promote active mobility over motorized means of transport. Experiences from intermediate cities in Ecuador
Pedro Palacios Ullauri, Mayor of Cuenca
Javier Altamirano, Mayor of Ambato
Intermunicipal coordination to reach transport mitigation goals: the approach to active mobility from Costa Rica  
Ana Lucía González, Vice mayor of Montes de Oca municipality and Red Intercantonal de Movilidad Activa
Cynthia Rosales, Municipality de San de San José and Red Intercantonal de Movilidad Activa
Active mobility pioneering multimodal transport planning: chilean/mexican perspective
Luis Enrique Moreno (México), General director of Mobility , Municipality of León, Guanajuato
Rodrigo Henríquez (Chile) Secretary of Transport, Ministry of Transport and Telecommunication (MTT)
Closing remarks  

Contact
Ana Ureña, ana.urena@giz.de
Adrián Ortega, adrian.ortega@giz.de
Andrea Palma, andrea.palma@giz.de
Javier Orlando Aviles, javier.aviles@giz.de

Pedro Palacios Ullauri
Mayor
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Javier Altamirano
Mayor
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Ana Lucía González Castro
Vice Mayor
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Cynthia Rosales Calvo
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Rodrigo Henriquez
Territorial Analysis and Roads and Urban Transportation Program Coordinator
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Andrea Palma
Technical Advisor
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Luis Enrique Moreno Cortés
General Director
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Ana Eugenia Ureña
Technical Advisor
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Shift Day

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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07:45 PM
Check-in

Check-in with Global Guest, a brief talk about the global Conference

08:00 PM
MRV for Transport – Visualising and Leading the Route
Workshop LA3

During this session we will discuss the different MRV tools and programs by GIZ taking place in Latin America, and how they help us changing transport. 
MRV seems is a ubiquitous concept on every climate change mitigation initiative, as the discussion around drivers, numbers and projections is always part of any project design. Nonetheless understanding how MRV schemes work as tool to understand to evaluate the transformative potential of our projects. This session Introduces the principles of MRV for sustainable transport, presents GIZ’s MRV tools and projects in Latin America, and showcases a methodological approach to MRV design in transport (Colombian E-Bus Methodology).

Opening & Initial discussion: The role of MRV to Change Transport
Moderators: Juan Manuel Prado, GIZ
Juan Felipe Franco, Hill Consulting
Transport MRV at a national level  
Moderator: Juan Manuel Prado, GIZ
Video with Jacobo Carrizales – Ministry of Environment Colombia 
Video with Juan David Roldan, Ministry of Transport Colombia
Latin American MRV Program  
Moderator: Juan Manuel Prado, GIZ
Video with Verena Flues and Andrea Palma, GIZ  
MRV tool from Mobilise Your City 
Moderator: Juan Manuel Prado, GIZ
Video with Mateo Gómez , MYC
Local E-Bus Methodology   
Florentino Marquez, Hill Consulting  
Mónica Espinosa , Hill Consulting 
Questions and session close 

Contact  
Alejandro Ceballos (GIZ)
Andrés Felipe Martínez (GIZ)

Dr. Mónica Espinosa
Environmental Specialist
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Juan Felipe Franco
General Manager
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Florentino Márquez
Sustainable Mobility Director
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Juan Manuel Prado
Technical Advisor
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09:30 PM
Coffee break

Coffee break with Guest, an invitation to the Regional program

10:00 PM
Beyond Electrification – Other Hot Topics for Public Transport in Latin America
Workshop LA4

 The objective of this session is to discuss the opportunity of fleet renewal and electrification to improve other key aspects of public transport in the region, such as segregation and harassment. The session will be structured in 3 presentations, addressing the experience of Santiago de Chile in the electrification of its public transport, the difficulties of segregation and discrimination that can arise from inadequate planning, and the risk to personal safety that women face when using public transport. At the end of the presentations there will be a debate and interaction with the audience, seeking to answer the question: is fleet renewal an opportunity to improve user experience and urban integration? 

Opening & Welcome  
Facilitator: Pablo Juica Yantén, GIZ 
Electrification experience in Santiago 
Williams Calderón, Centro de Energía, Universidad de Chile.
Accessibility, segregation and evasion in public transport 
Cristóbal Pineda, Ciudad Cómun
Harassment on public transport 
Catalina Guevara, Coordinadora de Usuarios, Subsecretaría de Transportes, MTT
Q&A 
Facilitator: Pablo Juica Yantén, GIZ 
Debate: Is electrification an opportunity for other urgencies? 
Moderator: Cristian Tolvett, GIZ 
Cristian Tolvett
Technical Advisor
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Pablo Juica
Senior Advisor in Urban Mobility
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Williams Calderón
Associate Proffesor and Researcher
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Cristóbal Pineda Andrade
Co-founder
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Contact  
Pablo Juica Yantén (pabl.juica@giz.de)
Cristian Tolvett (cristian.tolvett@giz.de) 

10:00 PM
Towards Clean and Efficient Heavy Duty Vehicles
Panel discussion LA5


This panel discussion looks into possible policy instruments to promote cleaner and more efficient trucks and buses. Experts from the government and civil society in Latin America are invited to discuss about benefits and challenges of various measures including fuel emission standards and fleet renewal programs. 
The mitigation potential as well as the cost-efficiency of these type of measures is very promising in many cases, e.g. emission standards, access regulations, taxing schemes, age limits. However, every country has its own challenges and the transport companies often have a strong stake in political decision making. Furthermore, in many developing countries and emerging economies the sector consists predominantly of small and micro enterprises who do not have financial capacities or bankable business which permit investment in clean vehicles. Market specific aspects like fuel production or import, and fuel quality, as well as production or import of HDVs, relevance of cross-boarder transport and regional competition play an important role when identifying and designing the most appropriate measures. 

Opening & Welcome  
Facilitator: Aleithya Morales (GIZ Mexico) 
Panel Discussion 
with the following experts: 
– Maria Esperanza Jara Risco (Authority of Urban Transport for Lima and Callao, Peru) 
– Luisa Sierra (Climate Initiative Mexico) 
– Carolina Flores (Energy Division, Ministry of Energy and Environment of Costa Rica) 
– Leticia Pineda (International Council on Clean Transportation)
Q&A
Questions from the audience 
Closing Remarks 
Facilitator: Aleithya Morales (GIZ Mexico) 

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Aleithya Morales (GIZ Mexico) 

Luisa Sierra Brozon
Energy Coordinator
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Maria Esperanza Jara Risco
Executive President
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Carolina Flores Valle
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Leticia Pineda
Researcher
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Improve & Fuel Day

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

Contact
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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07:45 PM
Check-in

Check-in with Global Guest, a brief talk about the global Conference

08:00 PM
Eco-driving to enhance Freight Transport
Workshop LA6

The objective of the workshop is to share Eco-Driving related activities in progress and discuss about different implementation mechanisms, impacts and efforts to ensure the sustainability of Eco-Driving practices as a contribution to make road freight transport more efficient and safer.  
Cargo activities consume high levels of energy globally and there is an efficiency gap to improve fuel consumption and reduce greenhouse gas emissions which can be achieved by well trained professional drivers. Focused on human capital, Eco-driving offers significant savings and incentives for enterprises when training programs are implemented as part of a permanent and progressive capacity building scheme.
Under this perspective Costa Rica, Mexico and Peru are countries where Eco-driving programs are being developed as a key measure for freight including technical assistance for pilot programs, online training capacity programs and tools to measure Greenhouse Gases mitigation and additional co-benefits including economic savings and improved road safety.  

Opening & Welcome  
Facilitator: Helliot Levano & Maria Mestanza
Current status in Latin America and international best practices  
Leticia Pineda (ICCT) 
Eco-driving  Experiences related to clean transport program 
Judith Trujillo (SERMANAT / Mexico) 
Challenges and recommendations for Eco-Driving promotion  
Jennifer Vindas, MANPALIDER /CR
Eco-driving enterprises perspective towards implementation 
Deyvi Lopez (Proactive Engineering) 
Q&A on incentives and technical support for Eco-driving programs
Speakers: Leticia Pineda (ICCT) & Judith Trujillo (SEMARNAT / Mexico), Deyvi Lopez (Proactive Engineering) & Jennifer Vindas, MANPALIDER 
Closing 
Speakers: Helliot Levano & Maria Mestanza  

Contact  
Helliot Levano, Leon Becker, Andrea Denzinger   

08:00 PM
E-Mobility in Latin America
Workshop LA7

Co-Organised by

The objective of the workshop is to have a closer look on electric mobility in Latin America, with a focus on electric buses and electric micromobility.  The session is linked to the global session on electric mobility in the morning and will give a deeper look into electric mobility in Latin America. The session will focus on electric buses and electric micromobility. Presentations by experts from the region will first give an overview on the status quo and then case studies will provide the audience with best practice examples. Also, helpful tools for assessment on electric bus deployment will be presented. 

Opening & Welcome  
Facilitators: Jens Giersdorf and Adrián Felipe Ortega Calle
E-Bus adoption and green recovery in Latin America   
Ilan Cuperstein, C40 
Introducing the E-bus calculator  
Cristian Tolvett, GIZ 
Q&A on Electric Buses in Latin America 
Moderated discussion with speakers + questions by delegates 
Electric Micromobility and e-bikes for last mile logistics in Brazil  
Victor Andrade, LABMOB 
E-bikes in sharing systems in Colombia
Manuela Calle, InMotionGroup   
Q&A on Electric Micromobility in Latin America 
Moderated discussion with speakers + questions by delegates  
Wrap up and closing 
Facilitators: Jens Giersdorf and Adrián Felipe Ortega Calle

Contact  
Jens Giersdorf (GIZ) 

Victor Andrade
Coordinator
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Ilan Cuperstein
Deputy Regional Director for Latin America
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Manuela Calle Escobar
Chief Marketing Officer
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Carolina Simonetti de Groote
Chief of Advisors
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Jens Giersdorf
Advisor
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Adrián Ortega
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09:30 PM
Coffee break

Coffee break, looking backward the journey

10:00 PM
The road to fleet electrification: financing mechanisms and solutions
Workshop LA8

Organised by 

This session aims to generate a discussion regarding the challenges and financial mechanisms available when undertaking fleet electrification. Cities around the world face financial constraints when incorporating zero emission buses in their public transport service, we will dig on the discussion on what are the challenges and opportunities for zero emission buses introduction without leaving aside the Covid-19 impact. Several topics and organizations will be part of this interactive session.

Opening & Welcome
Facilitator: Selene Aparicio, Senior Engagement Manager, C40 Cities Finance Facility
Introduction  
Thomas Maltese, ZEBRA Project Manager
– Introduction to the zero emission buses overview (LATAM and Global)
– GHS statement
– Benefits of zero emission buses
– The pandemic and how to build back better – The Future of Public Transportation
– Challenges and financial barriers
– Linkage between Covid-19 challenges and the health of municipal finances. How to deal with the CAPEX challenge?
Governance and Business Model Review in COVID times
Gabriel Tenenbaum, Strategic Projects General Manager, Department of Transportation in Rio de Janeiro
– COVID in Rio: current model unprepared for severe demand crisis
– The opportunity to change operational and financial management structure
– Innovative business models: challenges in replicating Santiago and Bogota experiences
Investors conversation
Thomas Maltese
– ENEL X – Nhirura Coaquira, Head of Business Development eBus-eCity Latam
– Ascendal Group – Carlos Botello, Project Finance Director
– Q&A
Conclusions
Speaker: Selene Aparicio/TBD
– Establishment of a global agenda
– What resources are available for cities?
– CFF reports on zero-emission buses and sustainable transport

Contact
Selene Aparicio (C40 Cities)

Selene Aparicio
Senior Engagement Manager
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Gabriel Tenenbaum de Oliveira
General Manager for Strategic Projects
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Thomas Maltese
Project Manager of the Zero Emission Bus Rapid-deployment Accelerator (ZEBRA)
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Carlos Botello
Project Finance Director
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Nhiura Coaquira
Head of Business Development eBus- eCity LATAM
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MobiliseYourCity‘s Global Forum

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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07:45 PM
Check-in

Check-in with Global Guest, a brief talk about the global Conference

08:00 PM
Moving forward, our Latin American commitment
Closing Session

Co-Organised by

 The objective of the session will wrap up the regional programme of Latin America, providing an opportunity to high level speakers of the region to close the programme and to inform about the way forward and upcoming activities.   
Closing of the TCCW from the Regional Hub in Latin America with a visual summary of the week and identification of successful experiences 

The best moments
Facilitator: Andrea Palma
Highlighting the journey of the week
Feedback Session
An opportunity to learn from delegates and improve future conferences
Pep Talk: The Future of latin America
Speaker: Carolina Chantrill
Wall of commitments 
Invite attendees to write down what they commit to when they return to work the following week 
Closing 

Contact  
Andrea Palma (GIZ), andrea.palma@giz.de
Ana Alcántara (GIZ), ana.alcantara@giz.de

Ana Alcántara
Technical advisor
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Andrea Palma
Technical Advisor
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Carolina Chantrill
Sustainable Mobility Coordinator
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