16 | 08 | 2017

CONNECTING ISLAND INNOVATIONS

International Conference Programme (draft)

September, 29th – 30th 2017
Island of Ischia

29th September

10.00 | Registration of Participants

Opening Session
How to create value for the islands and remote locations through integrated solutions and an enlarged Circular Island Economies, developing the nexus between energy, water and mobility and embracing also waste, agriculture, tourism, culture and traditions? How to create at the same time resilience to cope with migration and climate change? What are the impacts of migration on the island populations? What are the critical issues and the solutions for the self-sufficiency of migration hotspots?

11.00 | Introduction
Gianni Chianetta – Director & Scientific Coordinator, Greening The Islands/Director The Green Consulting Group

11.10 | Welcome Message
Angelino Alfano – Minister of the Foreign Affairs

11.20 | Status Overview and prospects
Pierre Jean Coulon – President, European Economic and Social Committee Section in charge of Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society (TEN)

11.35 | Panel

Moderation: Eric Lyman – USA Today

Michela Miletto Deputy Coordinator United Nations World Water Assessment Programme
Emilio Gabbrielli –  Chairman, International Desalination Association (IDA)
Brendan Devlin – DG ENERGY, European Commission

Emanuele Taibi Islands Energy Transition Analyst, The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Gianpiera UsaiGeneral Secretary ANCIM/Director – The European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC) – ArchiMed
Espen Hauge – Chairman, European Association for Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (AVERE) / Chairman, World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA)
Konstantina Toli – Senior Programme Officer, Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP)
Sara Marjanizadeh Technical Officer from the Land and Water Division (AGL), Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department (AG), FAO
Gonzalo Piernavieja Izquierdo – ISLENET, Network of European Islands for Energy & the Environment
Giovanni La Via – Chairman of the Committee on Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, European Parliament
Simona Bonafé – Rapporteur Circular Economy Package – European Parliament
Michela Miletto – Deputy Coordinator United Nations World Water Assessment Programme

12.35 | Debate & Conclusions (question time via streaming)

13.00 | Light Lunch

Session on Energy
How latest solutions on renewables, energy efficiency, storage and smart grid can accelerate the energy transition and what can be the role of islands? How to maximise the penetration of renewables in the islands in a contest of high fluctuation of the energy demand? Is it possible to create special legislation and incentive schemes for the islands? What are the best practices on islands and remote locations?

Introduction & Moderation: Francesco Pezone – Legal Partner, The Green Consulting Group

14.00 | Status Overview and prospects
Brendan Devlin – DG ENERGY, European Commission
Emanuele Taibi Islands Energy Transition Analyst, The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

14.40 | Innovative Solutions
Industry Representatives

15.20 | Panel

Moderation: Journalist 

The point of view of governments and institutions

Joan Groizard – Director of Energy and Climate Change, Regional Government of the Balearic Islands
Michael Kristensen –  Samso’s Energy Academy, Island of Samso (Denmark)
Carlos St James – Board Member of the Latin American & Caribbean Council on Renewable Energy
Óscar Monteiro dos Reis BorgesNational Director of Energy, Industry and Trade, Cape Verde
Goran KrajačićPower and Engineering & Energy Management Chair, Dept of Energy Power Engineering & Environment, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb
Anthony Gatt – Permanent Secretary – Office of the Prime Minister (Energy and Projects), Malta
Ernesto Macias Galan – President REN21
Philippines Representative
Iceland Representative

The point of view of the industry

Josè Donoso – Director General Unión Española Fotovoltaica (UNEF)/Co-Chairman Global Solar Council
Enrique Rodriguez de Azero – President Asociación Canaria de Energías Renovables (ACER)
Theresa Capellan – President of Philippines Solar Power Alliance
Anthony O. Ighodaro – Chair of Steering Committee, African Renewable Energy Alliance (AREA)
Christian Westermeier – President, Solar Power Europe
Bruce Douglas – Chairman, Global Solar Council
Francesco Venturini – Chairman, WindEurope
Sotiris Kapellos – President, Hellenic Association of Photovoltaic Companies (HELAPCO)
Simore Mori – President, Elettricità Futura (Italy)
Zhu Gongshan – Chairman, Asian PV Association (APVIA)
Alexander Sauer – BSW Solar (Germany)

16.15 | Debate & Conclusions (question time via streaming)

16.35 | Coffee break

Session on Water
Water in the islands and remote locations: how to reduce costs and increase availability through an integrated cycle.

Introduction & Moderation: The Green Consulting Group

16.50 | Status Overview and prospects
Michela Miletto Deputy Coordinator United Nations World Water Assessment Programme
Konstantina Toli – Senior Programme Officer, Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP)
Emilio Gabbrielli – President International Desalination Association (IDA)

17.00 | Innovative Solutions
Industry Representatives

17.40 | Panel

Moderation: Christopher Gasson, Global Water Intelligence

Michela Miletto Deputy Coordinator United Nations World Water Assessment Programme
Emilio Gabbrielli – President International Desalination Association (IDA)
Konstantina Toli – Senior Programme Officer, Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP)

Lana Žutelija – Policy Officer, Unit for Sustainable Production, Products and Consumption
Directorate-General for Environment, European Commission

Giorgio Micale – Vice President of European Desalination Society (EDS)
Jacques Ganoulis – Special Secretary for Water Resources, Ministry of Reconstruction of Production, Environment & Energy, Greece
Giuseppe Taverna – Chief Technical Secretariat, Regional Department for Energy, Water and Public Utilities Region of Sicily
Mario Rosario Mazzola – Consultant of the Presidency of Ministers Committee (Italy)
Manuel Sapiano – Chief Technical Officer (Water), Sustainable Energy and Water Conservation Unit (SEWCU), Ministry for Energy and Health, Malta

Croatia Representative
Malta Representative
Industry representatives

18.10 | Debate (question time via streaming)

18.30 | Conclusions
Carlo Calenda – Minister of Economic Development

20.30 | Gala DinnerGreening the Islands Awards 2017 Winners and Nominees

The Jury

Introduction & Moderation: Tom Burges Watson – Broadcast Journalist, France 24 International

Espen Hauge – Chairman, European Association for Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (AVERE) / Chairman, World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA)
Michela Miletto  Deputy Coordinator United Nations World Water Assessment Programme
Gonzalo Piernavieja Izquierdo – Director, Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias (ITC)
Emanuele Taibi Islands Energy Transition Analyst, The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
Konstantina Toli – Senior Programme Officer, Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean (GWP)

Votes also from GreeningTheIslands.net on-line community

September 30th

Session on Green Vehicles
What is the nexus between energy and e-mobilty and what are the best integrated solutions? Advantages and limitations of the islands. Best practices on Policy and incentive schemes.

Introduction & Moderation: The Green Consulting Group

09.00 | Status Overview and prospects

Espen Hauge – Chairman, European Association for Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles (AVERE) / Chairman, World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA)

09.15 | Innovative Solutions
Industry Representatives

10.10 | Panel

Moderation: Luis Hill CEO, Thinking Cities and Thinking Highways

Raffaele Tiscar – Chief Cabinet, Ministry of Environment (Italy)
Andreia Melo Carreiro – Regional Director of Energy Regional Secretary of Tourism and Transportation, Government of Azores Islands
Peter Paul Barbara – National Coordinator, Malta National Electromobility Platform (MNEP)
Nicos Kouyialis – Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Cyprus

Industry Representatives

10.40 | Debate & Conclusions (question time via streaming)

10.55 | Coffee Break

Session on Other Environmental Segments
Islands give rise to the new concept of circular island economies. How to combine energy, mobility and water, with waste, agriculture, tourism, culture and traditions?

Introduction & Moderation: Roberto Cavallo Partner, The Green Consulting Group

11.10| Status Overview and Prospect
Lana Žutelija – Policy Officer, Directorate-General for Environment, European Commission

11.25 | Waste
ISWA Representative (International Solid Waste Association)
Industry Representatives

11.55 | Agriculture
Sara Marjanizadeh – Technical Officer from the Land and Water Division (AGL), Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department (AG), FAO
Industry Representatives

12.25 | Tourism
Dirk Glaesser – Director of Sustainable Development of Tourism, United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Ronald Mizzi – Permanent Secretary for the Ministry for Tourism, Malta
Industry Representatives

12.55 | Debate (question time via streaming)

13.10 | Conclusions
Gian Luca Galletti Minister of Environment

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