Tuesday June 9, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM CEST
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Deutsche Telekom 
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 140
53113 Bonn 

Driving Directions 


Chiara Venturini 
Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) 

Andrea Bacher
International Chamber of Commerce

Silke Stallkamp
International Chamber of Commerce (Germany)



 Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Accelerating Climate Action:
Opportunities for Lower Emissions, Resilience Building, and Growth
A joint ICC-GeSI conference

Bonn, 9 June 2015

Event moderated bu Conny Czymoch, International journalist and moderator

09.30 – 10.00


10.00 – 10.20

Welcome remarks
Luis Neves, Chairman, GeSI (confirmed)
ICC Representative (invited)

10.20 – 11.00

Opening remarks
Daniele Violetti, UNFCCC 

11.00 – 11.15

Coffee break

11.15 – 12.00

The big picture: the role of ICT in a low-carbon society

  • Presentation of the GeSI SMARTer2030 Report - Justin Keeble, Accenture (confirmed)
  • Best practices example from the ICT-sector - Joan Krajewski, Microsoft (confirmed)
  • Best practice example from the non-ICT sector - Maxime Bureau, 3M (confirmed)

12.00 – 13.15

Panel 1: ICT solutions for climate action

  • State of play: environmental and societal challenges - Kaisa Olkkonen, Nokia (confirmed)
  • The ICT solutions to address these sustainability challenges - Hubertus von Roenne, BT Global Services (confirmed) and Jim Gowen, Verizon Communications (confirmed)
  • Public-private cooperation to scale up technology solutions – Antonio Pflüger, Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, Germany (confirmed)

13.15 – 14.15


14.15 – 15.15

Table Summits – A choice of Table Summits will cover the following discussion topics:

1) ICT as a business enabler for low carbon growth – cities - Andrew Lewis, Fujitsu (confirmed)
ICT abatement opportunities in the following sectors:
2) Automotive - 
3) Power - 
4) Logistics - Chris Lloyd, Verizon Communications (confirmed)
5) Agriculture - 
6) Buildings - 

15.15 – 15.30

Coffee break

15.30 – 16.00

Feedback from the Table Summits

16.00 – 16.30

Opportunities for innovative collaboration between the UN climate process (UNFCCC) and the private sector

  • What is needed to overcome these challenges – the UN and the Climate Technology  Centre and Network (CTCN) – Jukka Uosukainen, New Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) (confirmed)
  • Insights from the ICT sector – Malcolm Johnson, ITU (confirmed)
  • Insights from the non-ICT sector – Christine Faure Fediguan, GDF Suez  (invited)

16.30 – 16.50

Towards a new global climate agreement at COP21 2015 in Paris  – role and participation opportunities for business, particular in regard to ICT solutions
H.E. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development and President-Designate of UNFCCC COP21 and CMP11, Government of France (invited)

16.50 – 17.00

Closing remarks
Birgit Klesper, Deutsche Telekom (confirmed)

17.00 – 18.00

Networking reception