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Programme

3 DAYS OF INSPIRING SESSIONS

Climate change is the biggest environmental challenge we face as a planet.

We are counting on you to make the change.

08:30 - 09:30 REGISTRATIONS
09:30 - 10:00 CLIMATE CHANGE, A GLOBAL CHALLENGE
Opening ceremony
  • Basque Government
  • Spanish Government
  • Gipuzkoa Provincial Council
  • Donostia/San Sebastián City Council
10:00 - 11:00 KEYNOTE SPEECH
The Climate Challenge in the European Context and Spain´s Position.

Teresa Ribera
Ministry for Ecological Transition
Spanish Goverment

Nicholas Stern
Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
London School of Economics

HOST

Iñaki Arriola
Minister for Environment, Territorial Planning and Housing
Basque Government
11:00 - 11:30 COFFE BREAK
11:30 - 12:30 HEROES AND HEROINES OF THE PLANET: INSPIRING ACTIONS

Uxua López Flamarique
Red Internacional de 1.000 Científicas frente al Cambio Climático
Homeward Bound

Ana Payo
Global network of 1.000 women in STEMM against Climate Change
Homeward Bound
Climate change science: challenges, evidence, responses, knowledge driving action.

A METEOROLOGY APPROACH

Luis Balairón
Former Director of the Climate Change Analysis and Attribution Programme
AEMET

CLIMATE PREDICTION

Manola Brunet
Chair of the Commission for Climatology
World Meteorological Organization

THE ANTHROPOCENE APPROACH

Alejandro Cearreta
PhD in Geology and Lecturer in Micropaleontology
University of the Basque Country

IMPACTS ON ECOSYSTEMS

José Manuel Moreno Rodríguez
Professor of Ecology
University of Castilla-La Mancha

HOST

Mª José Sanz
Scientific Director
Basque Center for Climate Change BC3
14:00 - 15:30 LUNCH
15:30 - 17:00 REGIONAL ENVIRONMENT
Experiences of leading regions particularly committed to fighting climate change and their approach to face the main challenges in their territories.

BALEAR ISLANDS, SPAIN

Francina Armengol i Socias
President of the Government
Balear Islands (Spain)

CENTRAL DENMARK, DENMARK

Sussane Buch
Minister of Climate, Sustainability and Ressources
Central Denmark (Denmark)

LOMBARDY, ITALY

Raffaele Cattaneo
Minister for the Environment and Climate Change
Lombardy (Italy)

SCOTLAND, UK

Roseanna Cunningham
Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform
Scottish Government (UK)

FLANDES, BELGIUM

Joke Schauvliege
Minister for Environment, Nature and Agriculture
Government of Flanders

BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG, GERMANY

Franz Untersteller
Minister for the Environment Climate Protection and Energy
Baden-Württemberg (Germany)

HOST

José Ignacio Asensio
Councillor for the Environment and Hydraulic Works
Gipuzkoa Provincial Council, Basque Country
17:00 - 17:30 COFFE BREAK
17:30 - 19:00 CITIES
Showcase for experiences and measures already adopted in cities and urban environments to improve life of citizens. Leading climate action at local level with a clear view on priorities and the future course of action.

Joan Clos
Former Executive Director
UN HABITAT

Juan Espadas Cejas
Mayor of Seville and Chair
Spanish Network of Cities for Climate

Mohammed Ridouani
Mayor
Leuven

HOST

Ernesto Gasco
Deputy Mayor
City of San Sebastián
19:00 CLOSURE
09:30 - 11:00 SUSTAINABILITY
Sustainable Development Goals. International progress in sustainability policies, the application of the 2030 Agenda, its involvement with climate change and the future challenges.

Cristina Gallach
High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda
Government of Spain

Rebeca Grynspan
Secretary General at the Ibero-American General Secretariat
SEGIB

Connie Hedegaard
Former European Commissioner for Climate Action
Chair of the Board at KR Foundation

Daniel Innerarity
Director
Globernance Democratic Governance Institute

Natalia Vera
Secretary General
Network of Regional Governments for Sustainable Development (nrg4SD)

HOST

Marian Elorza
Secretary General for External Affairs
Basque Government
11:00 - 11:30 COFFE BREAK
11:30 - 12:30 HEROES AND HEROINES OF THE PLANET: INSPIRING ACTIONS

Ángel León
Chef of the Sea
Aponiente Restaurant, Cadiz
12:30 - 14:00 ENERGY TRANSITION
Keys to a fair energy transition, which include aspects such as the reform of the electricity system, environmental taxation and clean transport.

Mikel González-Eguino
Researcher and Coordinator of the Low Carbon Group
BC3 Basque Centre for Climate Change

Gonzalo Sáenz de Miera
Director of Climate Change
Iberdrola
14:00 - 15:30 LUNCH
15:30 - 17:00 ECONOMY
Strategic vision that combines climate change and the economy. Relevant entities/experiences leading to a change of paradigm in the behaviour of companies and financial institutions.

Antoni Ballabriga
Global Head of Responsible Business
BBVA

Isabel Fernández-Niemann
Head of Wholesale Banking
ING

Juan Luis Pozo
Director of the Corporate Sustainability Division
Global Omnium

Cristina Narbona
Former Minister of the Environment
Government of Spain

Víctor Viñuales
Executive Director
ECODES Foundation

HOST

Hugo Morán
Secretary of State for the Environment
Government of Spain
17:00 - 17:30 COFFE BREAK
Importance of social and cultural contexts to change behaviours for good. Education as a change-driver. Climate related migration. The role of civil society.

Mar Gómez
Meteorologist
Eltiempo.es

Francisco Heras
Adaptation Strategies Divsion at Spanish Climate Change Office
Spanish Government

Manuel Pulgar-Vidal
Former Minister of Environment of Peru and Leader of the Climate and Energy Practice
WWF International

HOST

Aitor Zulueta
Climate Change and Natural Heritage Director
Basque Government
19:00 CLOSURE
The vision of leaders in different fields who will reflect on the need to excercise critical women leadership to address climate change.

Paula Caballero
Managing Director for Climate and Water
Rare

Valvanera Ulargui
General Director of the Spanish Climate Change Office
Government of Spain

HOST

Elena Moreno
Deputy Minister for the Environment
Basque Government
11:00 - 11:30 COFFE BREAK
11:30 - 12:30 HEROES AND HEROINES OF THE PLANET: INSPIRING ACTIONS
12:30 - 13:30 CLOSING LECTURE

Bunny McDiarmid
Executive Director
Greenpeace International
13:30 FINAL CONCLUSIONS

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Ven a Change the Change del 6 al 8 de Marzo del 2019