Second Mission Innovation Ministerial Agenda

MI-2 Draft Agenda

6–8 June 2017, Beijing, China

Day One – Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Activities open to all Mission Innovation and Clean Energy Ministerial registrants. 

Various times throughout the day: Side Events

  • A number of side events organized by MI and CEM initiatives and other partner organizations will take place throughout the day in the China National Convention Center (CNCC) and in surrounding venues. MI and CEM delegates are encouraged to attend.

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Day Two – Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Activities open to all registrants. 

09:00 – 18:00: Innovation Theater

  • Innovation Theater is a “TED Talks” style event that will showcase new and potentially game-changing clean energy innovations and inspirations from China and around the world. The event will take place on a stage in a stadium theater setting and feature innovators, scientists, research and development (R&D) leaders, and entrepreneurs from leading companies, research laboratories, and other organizations presenting on emerging clean energy topics.

09:00 – 18:00: Technology Exhibition

  • The Technology Exhibition will feature companies from around the world demonstrating breakthrough clean energy technologies, products, and business models and startups working to drive change in the clean energy sector and the worldwide economy in the years and decades to come.

09:00 – 18:00: Side Events

  • A number of side events organized by MI and CEM initiatives and other partner organizations will take place through the day in the CNCC and in surrounding venues.

Activities open to invited participants only.

08:00 – 09:30: High-Level Opening Ceremony

09:30 – 16:30: MI and CEM Closed-Door Business Sessions

16:45 – 18:30: Five Public–Private Roundtables to be held in parallel (MI and CEM Ministers and Invited Roundtable Participants Only):

18:30 – 19:30: Reception (MI and CEM Ministers, Roundtable Participants, and Other Invited Guests)

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Day Three – Thursday, 8 June 2017

MI and CEM Public–Private Action Summit – Open to all registrants

07:30 – 09:00: Credentialing and Coffee

09:00 – 09:15: Welcoming Remarks

  • Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) Minister Wan Gang and National Energy Administration (NEA) Administrator Nur Bekri

09:15 – 09:30: Keynote Address

09:30 – 10:00: Session 1: Revolution Now and Innovation for the Future

  • Panel discussion to set the MI and CEM narrative, the R&D and deployment continuum

10:00 – 10:15: CEO Insight

10:15 – 11:00: Session 2: The Transformation of Power Systems

  • Announcements to include:
    • MI Challenge: Smart Grids
    • CEM Campaign Launch: Advanced Power Plant Flexibility
    • CEM Campaign Update: Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Campaign
  • High-level panel discussion on the increasing shares of renewable energy, the challenges and opportunities for integration, and new thinking on existing power plant flexibility and digitalization.

11:00 – 11:30: Coffee / Networking Break

11:30 – 12:15: Session 3: Accelerating the Pace of Innovation

  • Update on overall progress from Mission Innovation
  • Other updates and announcements:
    • MI Innovation Challenges: Carbon Capture, Clean Energy Materials, and Off Grid Access

12:15 – 12:30: IEA C3E TCP Announcement

12:30 – 13:45: Lunch (with CEM Award Announcements)

  • CEM Awards
    • Energy Management Leadership Awards
    • Other Announcements

13:45 – 14:30: Session 4: Electric Mobility and Transformation of Transport

  • Announcements to include:
    • CEM Campaign launch: EV30@30
  • High-level panel discussion on the future of transport, including electrification and integrated systems

14:30 – 15:00: Session 5: Updates and Announcements on Mission Innovation Challenges

  • Announcements to include:
    • MI / World Economic Forum Collaboration
  • Updates and announcements:
    • MI Challenges: Sustainable Biofuels Challenge and the Converting Sunlight Challenge

15:00 – 15:30: Coffee / Networking Break

15:30 – 16:15: Session 6: Transformation via Efficiency & Productivity

  • Announcements to include:
    • CEM Campaign Update: Advanced Cooling Challenge
    • MI Challenge Update: Affordable Heating & Cooling
    • CEM Campaign Update: Energy Management: A Drive to 50,001 Energy-Saving Partners
    • CEM Campaign Launch: Building Campaign
  • High-level panel discussion on the role of building efficiency and efficient cities for balancing increasing energy demand and rising aspirations.

16:15 – 16:30: Keynote Address

16:30 – 16:40: Closing Remarks

  • China: MI-2 & CEM8 Summaries
  • Looking ahead to MI-3 & CEM9

16:45 – 17:15: MI and CEM Press Conference

 

Other activities

09:00 – 18:00: Technology Exhibition

  • The Technology Exhibition will feature companies from around the world demonstrating breakthrough clean energy technologies, products, and business models and startups working to drive change in the clean energy sector and the worldwide economy in the years and decades to come.
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