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Various side events will be hosted by organizations to highlight what they are doing to advance the energy transition to renewable energy. Come, listen, and be a part of the dialogue.

Tuesday, October 22nd 2019 (Day 0)

All side events will take place at Conference Room E (3F), COEX (the KIREC Seoul 2019 venue) and are open to the public.


Time/Rooms E1 E2 E3 E4 E5 E6 TBD
09:00-10:00 "Identifying Investment Priorities in Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Energy Access" Green Climate Fund(GCF)
10:00-11:30 "Decarbonising and Transforming the Shipping Industry towards Renewable Energy" International Windship Association
"Role of Renewable Energy and Technological Innovation in Accelerating the Global Energy Transition" Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea "Developing and Modelling Grid-Infrastructure Scenarios Compliant with the Paris Agreement" Renewables Grid Initiative(RGI) "Potential of Community Power to Help Deliver a Global Energy Transition" Samsø Energy Academy "Socio-Economic Footprint of the Energy Transition: Modern and Energy Access Context" International Renewable Energy Agency(IRENA) "Exploring the Pathway Towards 100% Renewable Energy" 100% Renewable Energy Platform
11:30-12:00 Coffee break
12:00-13:30 "Wind Energy Market in Korea" World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) "Private Sector Role in Increasing Renewable Energy Uptake" WWF-Korea "Renewable Energy Power System Transformation" National Renewable Energy Laboratory(NREL) "PPPs to Increase Investments in Energy Access" Alliance for Rural Electrification(ARE) & SEforALL "Climate Implications of Access-to-Energy (Electricity) Endeavours" German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety(BMU) "Promoting Women to Advance the Global Energy Transition" Global Women's Network for the Energy Transition(GWNET)
13:30-14:30 Lunch break
14:30-16:00 "Mixed Land Use and Applications of Photovoltaics and Agriculture" Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies(ISEP) "Future Prospects of Renewable Energy Policy in Asia" Renewable Energy Institute "One Earth Climate Model" University of Technology Sydney - Institute for Sustainable Futures "Homegrown Renewable Energy: the Role of Communities, Citizens and Businesses" European Commission(DG ENER) "Smart Mobility for Smart Cities - Digital Technologies Driving Low Carbon Transport" United Nations Industrial Development Organization(UNIDO) "Launch of Asia and the Pacific Renewable Energy Status Report" REN21
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 "Pumped Hydropower and Storage to Balance VRE Deployment" International Hydropower Association(IHA) "Role of Youth in Meeting Climate Obligations" Youth Climate - YOUNGO "Energy Solutions for Fast Action on Climate and Clean Air" Climate & Clean Air Coalition "The Role of Local, Decentralised Structures in Achieving Paris Agreement" German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation & Development(BMZ) "Renewables and New Mobility Services" Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport(SLoCaT) "Renewables 2019" International Energy Agency(IEA)