This programme is a draft.
The main aim of the 3rd edition of DecarbCities is to fuel the ongoing debate on national and regional energy and climate plans as well as renovation strategies, as mandated by the European legislation on energy efficiency, renewable energy, and building efficiency.
- 1 Mar
- 1 Mar
|10:00 - 10:30||0:30min||
|10:30 - 10:40||0:10min||
Welcome words by Jürgen Czernohorszky, Executive City Councillor for Climate, Environment, Democracy and Personnel (Vienna)
|10:40 - 11:00||0:20min||
Setting the scene – Official welcome by Thomas Nowak, EHPA
Decarb Cities revisited:
Thomas Nowak, EHPA,
Claire Roumet, Energy Cities
|11:00 - 11:30||0:30min||
Keynote speech: Simonetta Sommaruga , Swiss Minister for Energy, (tbc)
|11:30 - 12:30||1h||
High – Level Panel Debate 1: Clean is the new affordable!
Topic: How to support the most vulnerable in the transition of the building stock on the short- and mid-term perspectives?
|12:30 - 14:00||1:30min||
|14:00 - 15:30||1:30min||
Roundtable discussions on existing tools/best practices for local players to design and roll out their strategy (technologies, planning, and decision-making tools, business models, start-up ideas)
|15:30 - 16:30||1h||
Decarbonising city quarters: let’s do it!
This session will look at how this transition is implemented on the ground and present different models and stakeholders engagement processes of local actors to achieve ambitious goals. The spotlight is on the “doers” – on utilities, on consumers and other local actors and their roles, needs, and contribution.
|16:30 - 17:00||0:30min||
|17:00 - 18:00||1h||
Final Debate: What do we need from the EU-level? Are the proposals from the European Commission ambitious enough?
|19:00 - 21:00||2h||
|08:30 - 09:00||0:30min||
|09:00 - 10:00||1h||
How to develop an ambitious H&C roadmap? Inspiration from Vienna
|10:00 - 11:00||1h||
Match-making events on EU funding opportunities
Discover EU funding opportunities and meet other organisations willing to develop innovative European projects on the topic you are interested in. Present your ideas and find partners to develop it further! s
Format: Closing Panel
|12:00 - 13:00||1h||
|13:30 - 14:30||1h||