10th Annual Sustainable Innovation Forum
10-11 December, 8.50 – 17.30, Novotel Madrid Campo de las Naciones
MI is collaborating with Climate Action on the Sustainable Innovation Forum, the major public-private side event of COP25.
10 December, 11.15 – 12.05: Smart and Sustainable Mobility Systems
Mobility is changing, it’s being disrupted, and it’s becoming more connected than ever before. Smart technology and digital capabilities now allow us to develop new, more intelligent mobility systems. This session will discuss what policies, technologies and business models are needed to accelerate and expand sustainable mobility systems.10
December, 12.05 – 12.55: Transitioning Towards a Cleaner, Smarter Energy System of the Future
For energy systems to remain secure they need to become more flexible in their ability to integrate intermittent renewables and other decentralised power sources. This panel will discuss whether a systems approach, requiring a myriad of new technologies, business models, regulation and policy frameworks can drive a secure, cost effective transition. Panellists include John Loughhead, Chair of Mission Innovation Steering Committee, Senator Bob Wieckowski, Member of the California State Senate and James Shaw, New Zealand Minister for Climate Change.
11 December, 16.00 – 17.00: Sustainable Innovation Hub | Lightning Pitches
The Start-Up community is a crucial force in driving the innovative technologies and solutions required to push the boundaries on climate action and re-imagine our relationship with Earth’s natural resources. In this session a number of Start-Ups will be given 3 minutes to pitch their climate innovation solution followed by a 2 minute Q&A. Through live polling, the Forum’s delegation can vote for their favourite innovative solution pitch whilst the expert judging panel will review the votes and select one Start-Up as the Sustainable Innovation Hub Solution of the Year.