Detailed programme

FRIDAY 17/09

14:00 - 14:50 hrs OPENING CEREMONY

Moderator: Mr. Benjamin Cunningham, Chief Editor at the Prague Post

Welcoming
Dr. Radan Huth,
Conference Chairman

Prague's Urban Sustainability Programme in a nutshell
Dr. Pavel Bem,
Lord Mayor of the Capital City of Prague

Czech Ministry of Environment Presentation
Ing. Pavel Zamyslicky,
Director of the Climate Change Dept., Czech Ministry of Environment

Global climate change and mankind
Prof. Dr. Bedrich Moldan, Head of the Environment Centre, Charles University

Energy and Climate package within the strategic framework programme of the Belgian Presidency to the EU
Mrs. H.E. Renilde Loeckx
, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium in the Czech Republic

14:50 - 15:00 hrs LIVE FROM GREENLAND's ICE
Mr. Dixie Dansercoer, Founder of AAM, Polar Explorer


15:00 - 16:30 hrs - I. CLIMATE CHANGE FACTS

Moderator: Mr. Benjamin Cunningham, Chief Editor at the Prague Post

A.1. Climate Change trends and projections in the Czech Republic till 2030
Dr. Jan Pretel, Czech Hydrometeorological Institute Prague
A.2.

Results booked by the Czech polar researchers on Antarctica since 2004
Prof. Dr. Pavel Prosek, Head of the Czech Antarctic Research Station, Masaryk University of Brno

A.3. Tracing the climate changes in the past: Testimony of Antarctic ice and glacial sediments
Dr. Daniel Nyvlt, Quaternary Expert, Czech Geologicical Survey

A.4

Global trends of the Climate Change development projection till 2030
Prof. Dr. Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, Vice-President of the Intergovermental Panel on Climate Change
16:30 - 17:00 hrs - COFFEE BREAK

17:00 - 18:30 hrs - II. ANSWER FROM THE INDUSTRY

Moderator: Mr. Benjamin Cunningham, Chief Editor at the Prague Post

A.5.

Investments in Green Technologies: Bank's view
Mr. Vladimir Kubecek, Head of Energy Competence Centre at Ceska Sporitelna

A.6. Global impact of nuclear research to innovative development
Prof.Dr. Hamid Ait Abderrahim, Deputy Director General, SCK.CEN Mol, Belgium ; Director of MYRRHA

A.7.

Actions taken by CEZ to mitigate climate change with clean energy solutions
Mr. Fabien Hillairet, Clean Technology Manager, CEZ

A.8.

Addressing the Energy Challenge by Creativity and Technology
Mr. Francois de Hemptinne, Manager, AGORIA Renewable Energy Club

SATURDAY 18/09

09:00 - 10:30 hrs - III. SMART MOBILITY

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Bedrich Moldan, Head of the Environment Centre, Charles University

A.9. New Energy for Business: An integrated approach beyond the green business hype
Mr. Willy Tomboy, Head of Environmental Affairs Group, Toyota Motor Europe
A.10.

Fuel Cells Vehicles : An energy efficient and competitive alternative?
Ing. Ludek Janik, Head of the Hydrogen Technologies Dept.,Nuclear Research Institute in Rez

A.11.

Going Green: Challenges and Opportunities
Mr. Radek Spicar, Dir. External Affairs, SkodaAuto

A.12.

Future mobility of people and goods: How can we move forward to realistic optimized, integrated transport?
Dr. Peter Maskus, CEO, Acabion TM, Lucerne

10:30 - 11:00 hrs - COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - 12:30 hrs - IV. INNOVATIVE DEVELOPMENTS

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Bedrich Moldan,
Head of the Environment Centre, Charles University
A.13.

Design and development of the energy system of a “zero emissions” Antarctic research station using available technology in extreme conditions: a source of inspiration for commercial applications.
Mr. Paul Lemmens, CEO, KREIVO

A.14.

Reducing GHG emission in the Czech Republic until 2030
Mr. Tomas Visek, Partner, Mc Kinsey & Company Czech Republic

A.15. Smart Grid as enabler of the new Electricity Age
Dr. Klaus Willnow, Head of Technology and Innovation, Energy Sector, Siemens AG

A.16.

Infrastructure and warning systems to protect nature, industries and municipalities against natural disasters: An actual overview
Ing. Tomas Metelka, Head of Innovation, DHI Hydroinform a.s.

12:30 - 14:00 hrs LUNCH

14:00 - 15:30 hrs - V. URBAN SUSTAINABILITY

Moderator: Mr. William Drozdiak, President of the American Council on Germany
A.17. What Hamburg did to achieve the European Green Capital Award 2011
Speaker: tbc
A.18.

New challenges in Water Management
Prof. Sybe Schaap, Head of Waterpolicy and Governance Dept., Technical University of Delft

A.19. Climate Change and European Agriculture: Is Rainfed Production at Risk ?
Dr. Miroslav Trnka, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, Brno
A.20.

Necessity to reduce energy use in buildings and challenges that this effort creates and will create
Mr. Ondrej Sramek, Head of Public Affairs Eastern Europe, Knauf Insulation

15:30 - 16:00 hrs - COFFEE BREAK

16:00 - 17:30 hrs - VI. CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

Moderator: Mr. William Drozdiak, President of the American Council on Germany

A.21. TNT’s achievements in setting standards for climate protection
Mr. Mike Patrick, Global Director of CSR, TnT Express
A.22.

Linking Climate Change into business and corporate responsibility policies
Ms. Daniela Torres, Head of the Climate Change Office, Telefonica SA

A.23. The Czech Sustainable Meeting Council: Responsibility and Leadership in Green Meeting Planning
Ms. Jade Sebek, Director, Czech Convention Bureau
A.24.

The value of sustainability reporting: Now and in the future
Mr. Arco ten Klooster, Director of CSR, PwC

17:30 - 18:00 hrs - CLOSING and PRESENTATION OF THE NEXT CONFERENCE DESTINATION

18:00 - 19:30 hrs - CLOSING RECEPTION