EUROPEAN CLIMATE SUMMIT - ECS 2021: DAY 1
December 7, 2021
Hosted by IETA
13:00 13:15 Welcome & Opening
Opening Roundtable looking at ‘Highlights & Concerns for Europe’
Welcome Remarks: Dirk Forrister, President & CEO – IETA
13:15 14:15 Aligning the EU ETS with -55%
Join a panel of senior experts and policymakers to consider the critical issues for the EU ETS file as it proceeds to the co-decision and negotiation stage.
Moderator: Adam Berman, European Policy Director – IETA
14:30 15:15 Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism: From Proposal to Implementation
Join the discussion about EU’s CBAM proposal that spurred sudden interest in carbon pricing among numerous EU’s trading partners, long before its implementation.
Moderator: Julia Michalak, Senior Advisor, EU Climate Policy – IETA
15:30 16:00 In Conversation with Jytte Guteland, European Parliament
Jytte Guteland MEP, Shadow EU ETS Rapporteur, discusses her views on EU ETS reform and what to expect from the European Parliament in the coming months.
Facilitator: Adam Berman, European Policy Director – IETA
16:15 16:45 ETS Linkage: Prospects for International Cooperation
After the successful linkage agreement between the EU and Swiss ETS, this Deep Dive will discuss the future of market linkages across the world and their role in achieving Net-Zero.
Moderator: Stefano De Clara, Head of Secretariat – International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP)
17:00 17:30 In Conversation with Peter Liese, European Parliament
Peter Liese MEP, EU ETS Rapporteur, discusses his views on EU ETS reform and what to expect from the European Parliament in the coming months.
Facilitator: Kavita Ahluwalia, Vice-President & Head of Global Positioning – Uniper
17:45 18:25 COP26 Reflections: The Role of Carbon Pricing Globally
Only a month after COP26, join this discussion about how the role of carbon pricing was discussed in Glasgow – is carbon pricing expanding or declining?
Moderator: Dirk Forrister, President & CEO – IETA
Keynote Address: Lord Barker, Co-Chair – Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) & Executive Chairman – En+ Group
18:25 18:30 Day 1 Wrap Up
Comments by: Dirk Forrister, President & CEO - IETA