Wednesday, 1 December 2021 (9.30-15.30)

“THE 0 FUTURE BEYOND COAL/CARBON”

Welcome addresses

Time Presentation Description Speaker
09.30-09.35 IntroductionPurpose, format, agenda and context of the conferenceAleksandar Macura
Programme director, RES Foundation
09.35-09.45 Our path to Ne to, 0!A journey that’s safe, but one that arrives at the destination in timeZorana Mihajlović tbc
Deputy PM, Minister of Mining and Energy, Government of Serbia;
Presidency over the Energy Community
09.45-09.55 Luxury or necessityPostcard from Glasgow, which risk is greater: runaway climate risk or energy transition riskDavid Moran, confirmed
COP26 Regional Ambassador: Europe, Central Asia, Turkey and Iran
BREAK (9.55-10.00)

PANEL 1: World on the move – to 0!

TimePresentationDescriptionSpeaker
10.00-10.50EUA carbon-neutral Europe? Not without the Balkans! Is EnCom the right tool or do we need something else? Thomas Waitz, confirmed
Member of European Parliament
USThe big leap forward: will we have critical mass?Susan Biniaz tbc
Deputy to Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry
ChinaChina’s commitment to climate neutrality, what does it mean for the rest of us?Representative confirmed
Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization GEIDCO
UN1.5°C fitness checkFrançoise Jacob (via video), confirmed
UN Resident Coordinator in Serbia
IEADo we have the markets for Ne to, 0! What price tag and who pays?Aleksandar Kovačević, confirmed
Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES)
Yasmine Arsalane, confirmed
Senior Analyst, IEA
10.50-11.30Q & APlenaryModerator: Aleksandar Macura,
RES Foundation
BREAK (11.30-11.40)

PANEL 2: The technology for “Ne to, 0!”

TimePresentationDescriptionSpeaker
11.40-12.30Race to 0150 MW solar project with no incentives, the 1st to be certified by nature protectionNikola Stamenov, confirmed
CWP Global
What role for biomass?Making Stockholm sustainable with the potential to become the world’s first climate-positive capital. Gustav Melin, confirmed
CEO Svebio
StorageTechnology, solutions, integration of transport & other sectorsEdo Jerkić, confirmed
CBDO Megajoule
Bonnie Norman,
President E3 International
12.30-13.00Q & APlenaryModerator: Maja Turković
CWP Global
BREAK (13.00-14.00)

PANEL 3: The principles of “Ne to, 0!”

TimePresentationDescriptionSpeaker
14.00-14.50Participation, ownershipSay “Ne” to leaving people outsideSimon Ilse, confirmed
Regional director Heinrich Böll Stiftung
1,5 fitnessOut of pace or out of the race?: result is decided by action in this decadeWendel Trio, confirmed
Climate Change Policy & Science Analyst, previously director of Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe
GovernanceLessons learned for just transition governanceNikos Mantzaris, confirmed
Partner & Senior Policy Analyst, The Green Tank
HealthSay “Ne” to air pollution and ill healthElizabet Paunović, confirmed
Environmental and occupational health expert
TransparencySay “Ne” to secretsBranko Čečen, confirmed
Director CINS
14.50-15.30Q & APlenaryModerator: Stevan Vujasinović,
RES Foundation

CLOSURE OF DAY 1 (15.30)