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A space for debate on the energy transition and clean energy

22
NOV
2018

Climate Change and the Energy Revolution: The Great Transformation

The Paris Agreement, signed by 195 countries, has laid the foundations for the fight against climate change. The European Union aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030. This goal can only be achieved with a firm commitment to sustainable innovation and clean energy.

10:30 h.
Cristina Gallach

Cristina Gallach

High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda in Spain

She is the High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda, responsible for coordinating the implementation of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in Spain. From December 2014 to August 2017, she was the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information.

Program

  • The ecological transition and Sustainable development Goals

    Cristina Gallach

    High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda in Spain

  • Innovation for the energy of the future

    Anders Runevad

    President and CEO of Vestas

  • Sustainable solutions for the 21st century

    Arancha Díaz-Lladó

    Director of Sustainable Innovation and Diversity of Telefónica

  • Energy for all: the power of partnership

    Cristina Monge

    Head of Conservation at Ecodes

  • The fight for the environment and technological disruptions

    Luis Neves

    Presidente de Global e-Sustainability Initiative (Gesi)

  • El reto de financiar la transición energética

    Javier Sobrini

    Global Head of Energy Takeovers at Banco Santander

  • Discussion

    João Manso-Neto

    CEO, EDP Renováveis

  • Closure: Revolución digital y energías renovables: cómo construir el nuevo modelo energético.

    Joan Groizard

    Director del Área de Renovables del Instituto para la Diversificación y Ahorro de la Energía (IDAE)

  • Presenter

    Jacob Petrus

    Journalist

10:30 h.
Cristina Gallach

The ecological transition and Sustainable development Goals

Cristina Gallach

High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda in Spain

She is the High Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda, responsible for coordinating the implementation of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in Spain. From December 2014 to August 2017, she was the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information.

10:50 h.
Anders Runevad

Innovation for the energy of the future

Anders Runevad

President and CEO of Vestas

Anders Runevad is President and Chief Executive Officer of Vestas Wind Systems A/S. Prior to joining Vestas in 2013, Runevad spent more than 20 years with Ericsson, holding leadership roles across the Americas, Asia and Europe.As CEO of Vestas, Runevad completed the wind energy company’s turnaround and led Vestas’ period of profitable growth since 2014. Leveraging the strong financial foundation built since 2013, Runevad is today spearheading Vestas’ journey to become the world’s leading provider of sustainable energy solutions.

11:00 h.
Arancha Díaz-Lladó

Sustainable solutions for the 21st century

Arancha Díaz-Lladó

Director of Sustainable Innovation and Diversity of Telefónica

Arancha has worked for various multilateral organizations connected to the United Nations, such as UNESCO and UNICEF. At Grupo Telefónica, she has played a strategic role as the Director of Institutional Relations. Since January 2016, she has been the Director of Sustainable Innovation and Diversity for the Corporate Ethics and Sustainability Department.

11:10 h.
Cristina Monge

Energy for all: the power of partnership

Cristina Monge

Head of Conservation at Ecodes

She is the Director of the Conversations area at ECODES (Ecology and Development Foundation) and an associate professor of sociology at the University of Zaragoza. She contributes regularly to communication media, including print, radio and television. Her professional and academic trajectory is closely linked to social movements, and especially to environmental defense organizations and the citizens movement.

11:20 h.
Luis Neves

The fight for the environment and technological disruptions

Luis Neves

Presidente de Global e-Sustainability Initiative (Gesi)

He is the Managing Director of the Global e-Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), one of the most important international organizations, which brings together technology companies to promote sustainable development. Previously, he was the Director of the Climate Change and Sustainability Group and Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at Deutsche Telekom.

11:30 h.
Javier Sobrini

El reto de financiar la transición energética

Javier Sobrini

Global Head of Energy Takeovers at Banco Santander

Javier Sobrini joined Banco Santander in 1991, developing his entire career in Corporate & Investment Banking division. He has been involved in the energy industry for the past 18 years, and he is currently Managing Director responsible for Power and Energy Infrastructures in Corporate Finance.

11:50 h.
João Manso-Neto

Discussion

João Manso-Neto

CEO, EDP Renováveis

Mr. João Manuel Manso Neto has had an extensive career at the top levels of energy companies. He currently serves as the Executive Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Executive Committee (CEO) of EDP Renováveis S.A. His additional roles include Executive Director of EDP Energias de Portugal S.A., Member of the Board of Directors of Hidroeléctrica del Cantábrico S.A., Permanent Representative of EDP Energias de Portugal SA Sucursal en España, Representative of EDP Finance BV, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of EDP Gás.com Comércio de Gás Natural S.A.

12:10 h.
Joan Groizard

Closure: Revolución digital y energías renovables: cómo construir el nuevo modelo energético.

Joan Groizard

Director del Área de Renovables del Instituto para la Diversificación y Ahorro de la Energía (IDAE)

Grado y máster en Ingeniería de Energía y Medio Ambiente por la Universidad de Cambridge. Ha trabajado como ingeniero de energías renovables en la promoción y operación de proyectos eólicos y fotovoltaicos en Reino Unido y Francia. Desde julio de 2015 hasta octubre de 2018 ha sido director general de Energía y Cambio Climático del Gobierno de las Illes Balears.

01:00 h.
Jacob Petrus

Presenter

Jacob Petrus

Journalist

Jacob Petrus debuted on the radio, but soon proved on a local television. This Catalan graduate in Geography currently presents "Aquí la Tierra", a meteorological and scientific dissemination program.

Where

Museo del traje Madrid

Av. Juan Herrera,2,28040 Madrid

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