Full Agenda

Agenda for ACEEF 2021 - Monday June 14
MORNING SESSION
10:30 AM - 12:00. PM
(GMT+8)
Free time and ACEF participant networking
AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00 - 3:30 PM
(GMT+8))
Deep Dive Workshop 1

Innovative and Sustainable Cooling Solutions for Asia and the Pacific

(ADB, ADBI, SEforALL, UK Government)

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Deep Dive Workshop 2

Finance to Accelerate Energy Transition in Asia and the Pacific: Public Sector Initiatives and Good Practices of Private Sector

(ADB, Japan METI)

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Deep Dive Workshop 3

Industrial Decarbonization: Innovation in Financing and Market-Building

(UK Government, UNIDO, World Bank ESMAP)

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EVENING SESSION
8:00 - 9:30 PM (GMT+8)
Side Event

Blockchain Innovation and Adoption in Electric Utilities

(ISGF, GSEF)

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Side Event

[email protected]:
Tech-Enabled Solutions with
Data and Digitalization

(PFAN, SEAS)

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Side Event

It’s Not Just Gas or Storage:
Meeting Growing Electricity
Demand with Power System
Flexibility

(The Clean Power Hub)

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Side Event

Leading the Energy Sector into the Future by Harnessing the Power of Gender Equality

(USAID Southeast Asia EDGE Hub, USAID Engendering Utilities, E4SEA)

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Side Event

Scoping Dialogue to Raise
Climate Awareness Among Emerging Energy Youth Leaders

(New Energy Nexus and OurEnergy2030)

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LEGEND

Track 1: Tracing Future Paths with Technology Roadmaps for NDCs Deep Dive Workshop
Track 2: Rebounding from COVID-19 with Integrated Solutions
Energy Policy Consultation Spotlight Session
Regional Topics Side Event
Agenda for ACEEF 2021 - Tuesday June 15
MORNING SESSION
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
(GMT+8)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
(GMT+8)
Book Launch

Financing Clean Energy in Developing Asia

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AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00 PM. - 3:30 PM.
(GMT+8)
Thematic Track Session 1.1:

Implementing NDCs through Action Plan

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Thematic Track Session 2.1

Impacts of COVID-19 on Energy and the Environment

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Energy Policy Consultation 1

Virtual Consultation Roundtable with CSOs:
Review of Updated ADB Energy Policy

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Regional Session 1

Decarbonization in Central Asia: Managing Reserve Capacities to Support the Development of Large-Scale Renewable Energy Generation

(ADB Central and West Asia Department)

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EVENING SESSION
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
(GMT+8)
Side Event

Just Transition to Low Carbon Futures: Phasing Out Coal

(ETP)

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Side Event

Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Electric Utilities

(ISGF, GSEF)

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Side Event

Developing Urban Energy for a
Carbon Neutral Future

(APUEA, AEEE)

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Side Event

The Future of E-Mobility in Asia: Goals, Challenges, and Holistic Solutions

(USAID, NREL, SLOCAT Partnership)

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LEGEND

Track 1: Tracing Future Paths with Technology Roadmaps for NDCs Deep Dive Workshop
Track 2: Rebounding from COVID-19 with Integrated Solutions
Energy Policy Consultation Spotlight Session
Regional Topics Side Event
Agenda for ACEF 2021 - Wednesday June 16
MORNING SESSION
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
(GMT+8)
Spotlight Session 1

Waste, Energy, and the Oceans
(ADB)

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Spotlight Session 2

Regional Partnerships to Advance Energy Priorities (USAID, DFC, JICA, TheRockefeller Foundation, EFA)

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Spotlight Session 3

Women Powering the Future: Innovation and Resilience
(ADB)

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Regional Session 2

Navigating the New Normal in a Fragile Pacific

(ADB Pacific Department)

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AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00 PM. - 3:30 PM.
(GMT+8)
Thematic Track Session 1.2

Showcasing Low-Carbon Transition Technologies

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Thematic Track Session 2.2

Combining Stimulus Recovery with Green Energy Transition

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Regional Session 3

Digitalization of Electric Utilities in South Asia

(ADB South Asia Department)

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EVENING SESSION
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
(GMT+8)
Side Event

Sustainable Air Conditioning with District Cooling System

(ISGF, GSEF, APUEA)

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Side Event

From Rhetoric to Reality: Tracking the
Global Progress of Renewables

(REN21)

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Side Event

Applying New Integrated Resources Planning and Data Visualization into Sustainable Power Planning in the Mekong Subregion

(USAID, The Asia Foundation, ADPC, SEI)

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Side Event

The Prospect of Pumped Storage
Hydropower in Asia

(IHA)

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Asia Livecast of New Report
from WRI and Ørsted –
“Unlocking a Renewable
Energy Future: How
Government Action Can Drive
Private Investment”

(WRI and Ørsted)

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LEGEND

Track 1: Tracing Future Paths with Technology Roadmaps for NDCs Deep Dive Workshop
Track 2: Rebounding from COVID-19 with Integrated Solutions
Energy Policy Consultation Spotlight Session
Regional Topics Side Event
Agenda for ACEF 2021 - Thursday June 17
MORNING SESSION
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
(GMT+8)
Spotlight Session 4

Innovative Technology and Startup Showcase

(ADB and ADB Ventures)

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Regional Session 4

Carbon Emissions Peaking in Asia and the Pacific

(ADB East Asia Department)

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Regional Session 5

Getting Southeast Asia on the Clean Energy Fast Track

(ADB Southeast Asia Department)

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AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00 PM. - 3:30 PM.
(GMT+8)
Thematic Track Session 1.3

Deep Dives at the City, National, and Regional Levels

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Thematic Track Session 2.3

Boosting Clean Energy Innovation with
COVID-19

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Energy Policy Consultation 2

Virtual Consultation Roundtable with Global Energy Experts

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Regional Session 6

SDG-linked Debt Instruments for the Clean Energy Sector: Moving Beyond the Climate Thematic Label

(ADB - Private Sector Operations Department)

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EVENING SESSION
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
(GMT+8)
Side Event

Evidence-based Communications to Propel the Energy Transition

(GIZ CASE)

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Side Event

Electric Cooking - The Way Forward

(ISGF, GSEF)

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Side Event

Decarbonization Pathways in South Asia

(USAID India)

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Side Event

Financing CCUS – A Key Clean Technology for Industry

(CEM CCUS)

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LEGEND

Track 1: Tracing Future Paths with Technology Roadmaps for NDCs Deep Dive Workshop
Track 2: Rebounding from COVID-19 with Integrated Solutions
Energy Policy Consultation Spotlight Session
Regional Topics Side Event
Agenda for ACEF 2021 - Friday June 18
MORNING SESSION
10:30 AM -12:00 PM.
(GMT+8)
Deep Dive Workshop 4

Potential and Challenges of Hydrogen Energy in Asia and Pacific Developing Countries

(ADB, Innovation Norway)

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Deep Dive Workshop 5

CCUS – Essential Tool for the Low-Carbon Transition in Asia

(ADB, UK Government)

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Deep Dive Workshop 6

The Relevance of Energy Efficiency for Asia and the Pacific

(ADB, ADBI, SEforALL)

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Deep Dive Workshop 7

From Dreams to Reality: Achieving NDCs through Power Sector Planning and Implementation

(USAID, NREL, IEA, GIZ, WRI)

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AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
(GMT+8)

LEGEND

Track 1: Tracing Future Paths with Technology Roadmaps for NDCs Deep Dive Workshop
Track 2: Rebounding from COVID-19 with Integrated Solutions
Energy Policy Consultation Spotlight Session
Regional Topics Side Event


NOTES ON TIMING OF SESSIONS
Morning Sessions: 10:30 am – 12:00 nn (Manila), 10:30 – 12:00 pm (Washington DC), 4:30 – 6:00 am (CET)
Afternoon Sessions: 2:00 – 3:30 pm (Manila), 2:00 – 3:30 am (Washington DC), 8:00 – 9:30 am (CET)
Mid-day break: 12:00 nn – 2:00 pm (Manila) free time, networking, self-organized meetups.
Evening Session (Side Events): 8:00 – 9:30 pm (Manila) 8:00 – 9:30 am (Washington DC), 2:00 – 3:30 pm (CET)

ACEF = Asia Clean Energy Forum, ADB = Asian Development Bank, ADBI = Asian Development Bank Institute, ADPC = Asian Disaster Preparedness Center, AEEE = Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy, APUEA = Asia Pacific Urban Energy Association, CET = Central European Time, CASE = Clean, Affordable and Secure Energy for Southeast Asia, CEM = Clean Energy Ministerial, CCUS = Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage, COVID-19 = coronavirus disease, DFAT = Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, DFC = United States International Development Finance Corporation, EFA = Export Finance Australia, E4SEA = Enhancing Equality in Energy for Southeast Asia, ESMAP = Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, ETP = Energy Transition Partnership, EWF = Energy Web Foundation, GIZ = Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, GMT = Greenwich Mean Time, GSEF = Global Smart Energy Federation, IEA = International Energy Agency, IHA = International Hydropower Association, ISGF = India Smart Grid Forum, JICA = Japan International Cooperation Agency, METI = Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, NDCs = Nationally Determined Contributions, NREL = National Renewable Energy Laboratory, PFAN = Private Financing Advisory Network, RDMA = Regional Development Mission for Asia, REN21 = Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century, SAGE = South Asia Group for Energy, SAREH = South Asia Regional Energy Hub, SDG = Sustainable Development Goal, SEAS = Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore, SEforALL = Sustainable Energy for All, SEI - Stockholm Environment Institute, SLOCAT = Stichting Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport, UNIDO = United Nations Industrial Development Organization, USAID = United States Agency for International Development, WRI = World Resources Institute.

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