4th Edition Conference

Nobel Laureates Symposium

22 - 25 Apr 2015  New Date Reminder
Asian Society Hong Kong Center, Hong Kong

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The Nobel Laureates Symposium, organized by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) will take place from 22nd April to the 25th April 2015 at the Asian Society Hong Kong Center in Hong Kong, China (Hong Kong S.A.R.).


06:00 AM - 09:00 PM (Apr 22) (General)
09:00 AM - 07:00 PM (Apr 23) (General)
09:15 AM - 07:00 PM ( Apr 24) (General)
09:15 AM - 05:00 PM ( Apr 25) (General)
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Co-Director, Complex Adaptive Systems, and Foundation Professor at Arizona State... Phoenix, United States

Schedule & Agenda

Wed, 22 Apr 06:00 AM - 09:00 AMOpening Ceremony, Reception and Dinner
Thu, 23 Apr 09:30 AM - 10:30 AMChair: Johan Rockstrom (Director Stockholm Resilience Center)
Jim Kim (President World Bank): Investing in Urban Mitigation and Adaptation (video message, tbc)Hans Joachim Schellnhuber (Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research): Climate Change: State of the PlayRajendra Pachauri (Chair of the IPCC): Society u2013 Nature Co-evolution (tbc)Brian P. Schmidt (2011 Recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry): The Role of Science in Climate Change EngagementRyu014dji Noyori (2001 Recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry): Tokyo Megalopolis tackles Climate ChangePeter Cookson Smith (President, Hong Kong Urban Design Institute): The Asian City Context
Thu, 23 Apr 10:30 AM - 11:00 AMDiscussion
Thu, 23 Apr 11:30 AM - 12:15 PMChair: Helga Weisz (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research)
Sander van der Leeuw (Dean, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University): Agglomeration as Social OrganizationNebojsa Nakicenovic (IIASA Deputy Director General/ Deputy Chief Executive Officer): Urban Metabolism - Past and FutureGeoffrey West (Distinguished Professor and Past President, Santa Fe Institute): Cities as Complex Systems
Thu, 23 Apr 02:00 PM - 02:40 PMChair: James Mirrlees (1996 Recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economics)
Ju00f6rn Bru00f6mmelhu00f6rster (Asian Development Bank): Policies and Incentives for Low-Carbon CitiesStu00e9phane Hallegatte (The World Bank): Policy Packages for Green Urban Policies: Complements to Carbon Pricing (tbc)Serge Salat (President, Urban Morphology and Complex Systems Institute): Urban Morphology, Spatial Planning, Spatial Economics and Climate Change
Fri, 24 Apr 09:15 AM - 10:00 AMl Lau (AXA Professor of Geography and Resource Management & Director, Institute for the Environment, Energy and Sustainability, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Stefan Rahmstorf (Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research): Main findings of the 5th IPCC report: physical scienceDavid Dodman (International Institute for Environment and Development/ University College London): Vulnerability and resilience in an urbanising worldKaren Seto (Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies): Climate Change Mitigation 2014 - an urban angle on IPCC's AR5
Fri, 24 Apr 11:15 AM - 12:00 PMChair: Christine Loh (Under Secretary for the Environment, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region)
He Kebin (Tsinghua University): Air PollutionEvan Au Yang (Deputy Director of Transport International Holdings): Transport researchJiang Kejun (Director NDRC Energy Research Institute): EnergySophia Chan (Under Secretary for Food & Health, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region): Public Health
Fri, 24 Apr 02:15 PM - 03:00 PMChair: Dale Medearis (Northern Virginia Regional Commission)
Xu Kuangdi (Former Mayor of Shanghai): ShanghaiK.S. Wong (Secretary for the Environment, The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region): Hong KongMorten Kabell (Mayor of Technical and Environmental Affairs of Copenhagen): CopenhagenBernd Tischler (Mayor of Bottrop): InnovationCity Ruhr
Fri, 24 Apr 06:30 PM - 07:00 PMRelaxation Dinner
Sat, 25 Apr 09:15 AM - 10:00 AMChair: Penny Sackett (Adjunct Professor, Australia National University)
Alexandra van Huffelen (former Vice Mayor for Sustainability of Rotterdam): Rotterdam and Ho Chi Minh City cooperation (tbc)Simon Corbell (Minister for Environment and Sustainable Development of the Australian Capital Territory): Canberra RegionMary Ritter (CEO Climate-KIC): The European Initiative Climate-KIC (tbc)Roger Dennis (Founder, Sensing City): ChristchurchJahn Gehl (Architect, Urban Planner): (tbc)
Sat, 25 Apr 10:15 AM - 10:45 AMChair: Jessica Seddon (Director, Okapi; Senior Fellow, IIT Madras Centre for Technology & Policy)
Benjamin Barber (Founder and President of CivWorld, Professor of Political Science Emeritus, Rutgers University)Christine Loh (Under Secretary for the Environment, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region)Aromar Revi (Director, Institute for Human Settlements)
Sat, 25 Apr 11:15 AM - 12:15 PMSymposium Wrap up and Conclusions
time allocation management yet to be decided)
Sat, 25 Apr 12:15 PM - 01:00 PMFinal Draft of Memorandum
Sat, 25 Apr 02:15 PM - 03:00 PMSigning and Presentation of the Memorandum
Sat, 25 Apr 03:30 PM - 03:40 PMChair: Simon Galpin (Director-General of Investment Promotion, Invest Hong Kong)
`Chair: Simon Galpin (Director-General of Investment Promotion, Invest Hong Kong
Sat, 25 Apr 03:40 PM - 03:50 PMN. N.
Sat, 25 Apr 03:50 PM - 05:00 PMPanel Discussion
Sat, 25 Apr 05:00 PM - 05:00 PMClose of Symposium
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