Day 1 Agenda 2023

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Day 1, October 19th

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08:30

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registration

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08:30

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registration

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09:30

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Opening (EN)

Type: Speech

Ciprian Stănescu, President of Social Innovation Solutions

Flavia Popa, Secretary General, BRD Groupe Societe Generale

Opening remarks from Maria Rousseva, Deputy CEO, BRD Groupe Société Générale

Stage moderator 1st part, Teodora Tompea, Digi24 journalist

Time

09:45

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Opening Messages (EN)

Type: Speech

Klaus Iohannis, President of Romania

Marcel Ciolacu, Prime Minister of Romania, message delivered by Mihaela Frăsineanu, State Counselor, Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Romania

Time

10:10

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Opening

Roxana Cojocaru, Executive Director of Social Innovation Solutions

Stage moderator: Angela Carp, News Anchor & Digital Creator

Time

10:10

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An intersectional view on how present and past will shape the future (EN)

Type: Speech | Topic: Intersectionality

Hans van der Loo, Chairman, Institute For Integrated Economic Research

10:25

Waste to Promo: from companies waste streams to their own promotional products (EN)

Type: Speech | Topic: Circular Economy

Karin Stoevenbeld-Kreber, Sustainable Connector, Clipper Interall

Time

10:40

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Climate & Financing Opportunities (en)

Type: Conversation | Topic: Intersectionality

David Carlin, Head of Climate Risk, UN Environment Program Finance Initiative in a conversation with Raphael Minder, Central Europe Correspondent, The Financial Times

Time

10:40

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Shaping sustainable, healthy, and affordable food systems for all

Type: Speech | Topic: Food & Agri

Rebecca Burgess, ex-CEO, The Hunger Project

10:55

productive urban landscapes (en)

Type: Speech | Topic: Cities & Mobility

Stefanie Weavers, Project Manager, IBA27 Stuttgart

Time

11:00

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Circular Economy Transformations (EN)

Type: Speech | Topic: Intersectionality

Vojtech Vosecky, Associate at Circle Economy, Co-founder of the Institute of Circular Economy

Time

11:10

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Tech for sustainable agriculture (EN)

Type: Speech | Topic: Food & Agri

Anton Yarotsky, Founder, Circl.ag

Time

11:20

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Financing a Sustainable Future (en)

Type: Conversation | Topic: Finance

Pierre Palmieri, Deputy CEO, Société Générale in a conversation with Teodora Tompea, Digi24 journalist

Time

11:25

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Responsible Business Practices, ESG and Impact (EN)

Type: Fireside chat | Topic: Intersectionality

Giulia Corinaldi, Senior Associate Partner, Climate Horizons in conversation with Karla Morales Lee, Co-Founder, Warrior Group

Time

11:40

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Decarbonizing Food Products (en)

Type: Speech | Topic: Food & Agri

Coraline Barré, CSR Leader, Auchan Retail International

Time

11:40

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SCALING REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE IN Europe (EN)

Type: Speech | Topic: Food & Agri

Philippe Birker, Co-Founder, Climate Farmers

Time

12:00

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Coffee Break

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12:00

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Coffee Break

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12:30

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Sustainable Finance Beyond Regulation (en)

Type: Speech | Topic: Intersectionality

Ingmar Jurgens, CEO, Climate & Company

Time

12:30

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Climate Law in Romania (ro)

Type: Panel | Topic: Policy

Alexandra Bocșe, State Adviser, Department of Climate and Sustainability, Romanian Presidency

Alina Jalea, State Adviser for Climate Change. Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Romania

Ionuț Banciu, Secretary of State, Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests

Session moderated by Mihnea Cătuți, Head of Research, Energy Policy Group

 

Time

12:50

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The Future of Climate Action (EN)

Type: Speech | Topic: Intersectionality

Ed Gillespie, Writer, poet and futurist

Time

13:15

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A keystone for Bucharest's future: the Green Belt (RO)

Topic: Cities & Mobility

Alexandra Bocșe, State Adviser, Department of Climate and Sustainability, Romanian Presidency

Nicușor Dan, Mayor of Bucharest 

Hubert Thuma, President, Ilfov County Council

Alex Găvan, Environmentalist & High altitude climber; Co-Founder ”Centura Verde” Civic Platform

Florin Stoican, President Kogayon Association, Co-Founder ”Centura Verde” Civic Platform

Time

13:10

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Solutions and opportunities brought by the EU climate action (en)

Type: Speech | Topic: Policy

Elina Bardram, Director for “Adaptation & Resilience, Communication, and Civil Society Relations” at the European Commission's Directorate-General for Climate Action

Time

13:30

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On a mission to rewild half the planet by 2050 (en)

Type: Speech | Topic: Intersectionality

Cain Blythe, CEO / Founder, CreditNature & Ecosulis

Time

13:30

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How B Corps are using Business as a force for good

Topic: Interesectionality

Neila Benamara, Head of Programs, B Lab Europe

Time

13:45

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LUNCH

Time

13:45

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LUNCH

Time

14:45

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Nature based solutions from Romania (EN)

Type: Speech | Topic: Biodiversity

14:45 ÎntreVecini

Mihai Pasti, Sabina Mihăilescu, co-founders ÎntreVecini; Flavia Popa, Secretary General, BRD Groupe Société Générale

14:50 NETWORKS AS A KEY IN BIODIVERSITY PROTECTION

Florin Stoican, President Kogayon Association and Director, ”Oltenia de sub Munte” UNESCO aspiring Geopark

15:10 A GREEN BELT TO PROTECT BUCHAREST'S FUTURE

Alex Găvan, Environmentalist & High altitude climber; Co-Founder ”Centura Verde” Civic Platform

Time

14:45

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SUSTAINABLE ROMANIA

Topic: Policy

14:45 BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY ECOSYSTEM IN ROMANIA

Sebastian Burduja, Minister of Energy in a conversation with Ligia Munteanu, Digi24 Journalist

15:10 CLIMATE SOLUTIONS FOR A SUSTAINABLE ROMANIA

Florin Spătaru, State Counsellor, Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Romania

Mihaela Frăsineanu, State Counselor, Chancellery of the Prime Minister of Romania

Ionuț Banciu, Secretary of State, Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests

Session moderated by Ligia Munteanu, Digi24 Journalist

Time

15:40

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Regional cooperation for accelerating change towards a sustainable future (EN)

Type: Panel | Topic: Finance

Jitka Haubova, COO and member of the Board of Directors of Komerční banka, Sóciété Générale
Ingmar Jurgens, CEO, Climate & Company
Session moderated by Iancu Dărămuș, Head of Sustainability,Fulcrum Asset Management

Time

15:30

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Sustainable Cities of the Future (ro)

Type: Speech | Topic: Cities & Mobility

Elena Lasconi, Mayor, Câmpulung Muscel
Ciprian Ciucu, Mayor, Bucharest District 6

Radu Mihaiu, Mayor, Bucharest District 2

Session moderated by Claudiu Butacu, Co-Founder EFdeN & energiaTa

Time

16:10

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Women in Climate (EN)

Type: Panel | Topic: Intersectionality

Georgia Elliott-Smith, Managing Director, Element Four;

Rebecca Burgess, CEO, The Hunger Project;

Antoinette Vermilye, Co-Founder, Gallifrey Foundation

Session moderated by Karla Morales Lee, Co-Founder, Warrior Group

Time

16:15

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Developing an ESG-based economy (RO)

Type: Panel | Topic: Intersectionality

Mariel Petric, CEO, KangooPack;

Violeta Neniță, Market Manager, IKEA Romania

Robert Uzună, Corporate Affairs VP, Ursus Breweries

Session moderated by Adelina Dabu, Head of Public Affairs, Confederația Patronală Concordia

Time

16:40

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Shifting to a sustainable economic growth (en)

Type: Panel | Topic: Economics

Maria Rousseva, Deputy CEO, BRD Groupe Société Générale

Cosmin Vladimirescu, General Manager, Mastercard Romania and Croatia

Giovanni Perini, Shareholder, Perini Group

Session moderated by Adina Ardeleanu, Founding Member, Financial Intelligence

Time

17:00

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Romanian Startups for Climate (ro)

Type: Panel | Topic: Start-ups

Alexandru Mureșan, CEO, Renergia

Sonia Micu, Partner & COO, OTOTO

Răzvan Pistolea,  CEO, Digital Dryads

Session moderated by Cosmin Stan, News anchor & senior correspondent PRO TV

Time

17:10

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an urgent call to transform industrial food production (EN)

Type: Speech | Topic: Food & Agri

Antoinette Vermilye, Co-Founder, Gallifrey Foundation

Time

17:40

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Closing Solutions Stage

Time

17:30

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A solution creating value for textile waste (EN)

Type: Speech | Topic: Circular Economy

Farid Taghzouti, Sales Manager & Chantal Nguyen, Engineer, FabBRICK

Time

17:50

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Disruptive Sustainability: How to transform good intentions into meaningful action (EN)

Type: Speech | Topic: Intersectionality

Georgia Elliott-Smith, Managing Director, Element Four

Time

18:10

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Closing of Day 1

Type: Speech

Ciprian Stănescu, President, Social Innovation Solutions

Flavia Popa, Secretary general, BRD Groupe Société Générale

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18:15

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Artistic moment

Type: Arts

Mădălina Pavăl Orchestra

Time

18:50

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Cocktail

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