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Conference Day

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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04:30 PM
Connecting Latin America World Café
Welcome

Organised by GIZ 

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

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
Director
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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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08:30 PM
How Urban Mobility Contributes to Green Recovery?
Panel Discussion
10:00 PM
Welcoming to Regional Programme Latin America
Connecting ideas for sustainable mobility, the experience of Latin America


Organised by GIZ 


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/ ] Music and conceptual video of mobility with count- down on the screen 
What? Welcome 
[Start the Transport Week from the Regional-Hub (Welcoming words + collage of videos of the NPs of GIZ-LAT in the sector, saying hello) ] 
What? About us 
Facilitate preliminary exchange [Design a wall where attendees can post a selfie and a review of what they can share and their expectations for the week]  
 Inspire 
[Provoke reflection on a relevant topic in the Region Key Note presented by Regional Ambassador + incipient initiative) ] 
Q&A 
Invitation 
[Brief review of the agenda of next day] 
Celebration 
[Small groups visiting the invited countries. Leave an image of the greatest challenges for sustainable mobility.
With a fact sheet of the projects in implementation] 
Closing 

Contact  
Andrea Palma (GIZ) 
Ana Alcántara (GIZ) 

Avoid Day

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

Organised by GIZ 

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: TBC 
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 
Exchange and reflections among panelists 

Contact  
Ana Eugenia Ureña, Nathaly Agurto

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


organised by GIZ 

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
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)
Red Intercantonal de Movilidad Activa
Active mobility pioneering multimodal transport planning: chilean perspective
Local Actor (tbc)
Rodrigo Henríquez (Chile) Secretary of Transport – Ministry of Transport and Telecommunication (MTT)
Closing remarks  

Contact
Ana Ureña (CR), Adrián Ortega (EC), Andrea Palma (CL)

Pedro Palacios Ullauri
Mayor
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Javier Altamirano
Mayor
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Shift Day

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.

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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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
 Moderator: Hill Consulting 
Representatives from: 
– Ministry of Transport 
– Ministry of Environment 
– Academy Expert 
Transport MRV at a national level  
(TBC – Ministry of Environment Colombia) 
(Juan David Roldan TBC – Ministry of Transport Colombia) 
Latin American MRV Program  
Video Interview with Verena Flues / Andrea Palma, GIZ  
MRV tool from Mobilise Your City 
Video interview with Mateo Jattin, 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
Director General
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Florentino Márquez
Sustainable Mobility Director
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10:00 PM
Beyond Electrification – Other Hot Topics for Public Transport in Latin America
Workshop LA4


Organised by EUROCLIMA+ and Moving Chile 

 
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 
[TBC] 
Accessibility, segregation and evasion in public transport 
Cristóbal Pineda, CIUDAD COMÚN 
Harassment on public transport 
[TBC] 
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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Contact  
Pablo Juica Yantén (pabl.juica@giz.de)
Cristian Tolvett (cristian.tolvett@giz.de) 

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

Organised by GIZ 

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) – (tbc) 
Q&A
Questions from the audience 
Closing Remarks 
Facilitator: 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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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!

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

organised by GIZ 

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
Current status in Latin America and international best practices  
Leticia Pineda (ICCT) 
Eco-driving  Experiences related to clean transport program 
Judith Trujillo (SERMANAT / Mexico) 
Q&A on Eco-driving program  
Leticia Pineda (ICCT) 
Challenges and recommendations for Eco-Driving promotion  
AED, Elizabeth Venegas 
Eco-driving enterprises perspective towards implementation 
Deyvi Lopez (Proactive Engineering) 
Q&A on incentives and technical support for Eco-driving programs
Deyvi Lopez (Proactive Engineering) 
Closing 
Judith Trujillo (SERMANAT)  

Contact  
Helliot Levano, Leon Becker, Andrea Denzinger   

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


Organised by GIZ

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  
Facilitator: Jens Giersdorf 
E-Bus adoption and green recovery in Latin America   
Ilan Cuperstein, C40 
Introducing the E-bus calculator  
Cristian Tolvett, GIZ 
Applying the E-Bus calculator in a city in Latin America 
Tbc 
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 
Moderators 

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

Organised by C40 Cities 

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
Introduction  
ZEBRA
– 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?
Business Models
IFC -TBD
– Summary of main challenges and potential solutions
– How to develop a bankable project?
Investors conversation
Speaker: Various
– ENEL
– XAscendal Group
– 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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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, 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 

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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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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08:15 PM
Regional Event
Matching Cities With Finance
11:00 PM
Moving forward, our Latin American commitment
Closing Session

organised by GIZ 

 
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 

Recap
[Highlight the trip of the week, draw content map (Narrator + a video collage of the week’s topics)] 
Acknowledgments 
Share a featured project [Invite one of the featured LATAM projects to share their experience] 
Exchange  
Guests comment on the successful project and celebrate good practices (invite 2 or 3 countries as panel)  
Q&A 
Celebration 
Motivate the ambition and commitment to the next steps (motivational conversation that takes up the importance of climate commitments and the role of transport) 
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)
Ana Alcántara (GIZ) 
 

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