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Global Transitions 2019

14 October, 2019 - 16 October, 2019 | Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Programme

The programme outlined is subject to change and the final programme will be communicated in due course. Please register to the Global Transitions 2019 mailing list to stay informed.

13 October 2019

15:00-19:30

Pre-Conference Program and Registration

Day 1: 14 October 2019

8:15-9:00

Registration

9:00-9:15

Opening Remarks

9:15-10:00

Keynote Speaker 
Diana Ürge-Vorsatz:
Energy and Technology Transitions Towards Capping Global Warming at 1.5C

10:00-10:45

Keynote Speaker 
Benjamin Sovacool:
Decarbonisation and its Discontents: A Critical Justice Perspective on Four Low-Carbon Transitions

10:45-11:00

Coffee Break 

11:00-11:25 Satoru Mizuguchi: Governance Innovations for Implementing Coal Transitions
11:25-:11:50 Nay Karam: The Role of Fossil Fuel Incumbents and the Reorientation of their Business Models in the Energy Transition
11:50-12:15 Li Li: Corporate Social Responsibility  Transition through Carbon Trading: Cases of Methodological Innovation
12:15-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:15

Keynote Speaker
Alistair Woodward
: The Transition to a Healthy Low-Carbon World – Sticking Points and Opportunities

14:15-14:40 Xifeng Wu: Low carbon transition in a climate policy linked distributed energy systems

14:40-15:05

Jiang Che: Economy Crisis Impact on Low Carbon Transition in Distributed Economy-Ecosystem

15:05-15:30 Coffee Break

15:30-16:15

Keynote Speaker 
Volkan Ediger
: Geopolitical Considerations of the Global Energy Transition to Renewable Energies

16:15-16:40

Ryan McLean: The Flight of the Green Dragon - Beijing's Climate Leadership in an Emerging Multi-Polar System

16:40-17:05 Giulia Crespi: Multi-Criteria Approach to Future Transition of EU Transmission Network
17:05-17:45

Round Table
Prof. Alistair Woodward – University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Prof. Diana Ürge-Vorsatz – Central European University, Budapest, Hungary
Prof. Luisa F. Cabeza – University of Lleida, Lleida, Spain
Mr. Satoru Mizuguchi – Japanese Forum of Environmental Journalists, Tokyo, Japan
Ms. Aiping Chen – Global Center on Adaptation China, Beijing, China

17:45-18:00 Relocate to Dinner

18:00-20:00

Conference Dinner at Wenjin Hotel 

Day 2: 15 October 2019

8:30-9:00

Registration

9:00-9:45

Keynote Speaker 
Shilu Tong
: Sustaining Public Health in a Changing Environment

9:45-10:10

Siddikur Rahman: Disparities in People's Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Regarding Climate Change and Dengue Fever

10:10-10:35 Ipchita Bharali: Transitioning Away from Donor Funding for Health: Current Status of Donor Transition Policies and Transition Readiness Frameworks
10:35-11:00 Ipchita Bharali: Effect of Donor Transitions on Health Systems in Low-and-Middle Income Countries: A Scoping Review and Experiences from Ghana and Sri Lanka

11:00-11:15

Coffee Break

11:15-12:00 Keynote Speaker
Yonglong Lu: China's Progress Towards Sustainability

12:00-12:25

Xiangsheng Dou: Agricultural Transformation and Sustainable Development Under the Background of Climate Change

12:25-12:50

Olivia Jensen: Assessing and Communicating Drought Risk

12:50-14:00

Lunch Break

14:00-14:45

Keynote Speaker
Marina van Geenhuizen: How University Spin-Off Firms in Cities May Contribute to Sustainability Transitions

14:45-15:10

Adeeba Raheem: Safety Culture Improvement of Hispanic-Owned Construction Companies Using Virtual Reality

15:10-15:35

Yu Cao: China's Innovation Economy calls for New Models in its Industry-University-Research Collaboration

15:35-16:00

Coffee Break

16:00-16:45

Keynote Speaker
Jin Chen:
 Development of Innovation Studies in China

16:45-17:25

Round Table 
Prof. Marina van Geenhuizen – Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands
Prof. Yonglong Lu – Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Prof. Jin Chen – Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Dr. Weiyi Zhang – Boehringer Ingelheim, Beijing, China
Dr. Ipchita Bharali, Duke University, Durham, USA

17:25-17:40

Relocate to Reception Venue

17:40-18:30

Reception

Day 3: 16 October 2019

8:30-9:00

Registration

9:00-9:45

Keynote Speaker 
Luisa F. Cabeza: Climate Change Mitigation Options in the Building Sector

9:45-10:30

Keynote Speaker
Quan Bai: Transitions of Energy Utilization Based on Future Technology Transitions

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break
10:45-11:10 Adeeba Raheem: Campus-Scale Energy Modeling and Analysis of University Buildings for Sustainable Planning and Development
11:10-11:35 Diego Moya: The Need for Combining GIS and ABM to Enhance the Assessment of Clean Energy Technology Deployment in the Residential Sector
11:35-12:00 Bei Huang: Local Climate Impact of Central Heating in Winter Based on WRF-LUCY Model
12:00-12:25 Yue Xing: Responses of Winter Precepetation to Urbanization
12:25-13:30 Lunch Break
13:30-14:15 Keynote Speaker
Jiang Yu: Digital Transition in China: Linking Technological, Business and Social Dynamics
14:15-14:30 Best Presentation Award Ceremony

14:30-14:45

Conference Wrap Up and Adjourn

14:45-16:00 Farewell Tea

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