12 October 2013 - 13 October 2013
Somerset Palace Hotel, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Inception Meeting of SDSN’s Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project

IIASA Deputy Director Nebojsa Nakicenovic to participate in the Inception Meeting of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network's (SDSN) Deep De-carbonization Pathways Project taking place on October 12-13, 2013 in Seoul. 

The Inception Meeting of SDSN's Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project is organized by the SDSN Leadership Council, and hosted by the SDSN-Korea Forum (SDSNK).

Please see the event program below:

Saturday, October 12

09:00-09:15 Welcoming words from Korean hosts
Soogil Young, Director, SDSNK
Yang-hoon Sonn, President, Korea Energy Economics Institute (KEEI)
Nam-sung Ahn, President, Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP)

09:15-09:30 Welcoming words and introduction from Jeffrey Sachs

09:30-10:30 Project description, link with the COP21 process, and with other projects
Chair: Laurence Tubiana
Presenter: Emmanuel Guerin

10:30-10:45 Coffee break

10:45 - 12:45 Deep decarbonization pathways common modeling principles: working within a shared analytical framework
Chair: Jeffrey Sachs
Presenter: Jim Williams

12:45 - 13:45 Lunch break

13:45-14:45: Global carbon budgets consistent with the 2°C target: latest insights from global models on deep decarbonization pathways 
Chair: Emmanuel Guerin
Presenters: Gunnar Luderer, Nebojsa Nakicenovic

14:45-16:45 National deep decarbonization pathways consistent with the 2°C target: reconciling the top-down and bottom-up approaches
Chair: Laurence Tubiana
Presenter: Patrick Criqui

16:45 - 17:00 Coffee break

17:00-19:00 Country presentations
Chair: Guido Schmidt-Traub
17:00-17:30 Australia
Presenters: Frank Jotzo, Anna Skarbek

17:30-18:00 Brazil
Presenter: Emilio La Rovere

18:00-18:30 Mexico
Presenter: Daniel Buira (by phone)

18:30-19:00 China
Presenter: Teng Fei

19:00-19:30 Europe (with a zoom on France, Germany and the UK)
Presenter: Thomas Spencer

20:00- 22:00 Buffet Dinner at the hotel

Sunday, October 13

9:00-9:15 Taking stock from the first day
Jeffrey Sachs, Laurence Tubiana

09:15-11:15 Country presentations (continued)
Chair: Emmanuel Guerin

09:15-09:45 United States (with a zoom on California)
Presenter: Jim Williams

09:45-10:15 Russia
Presenter: George Safonov

10:15-10:45 South Korea
Presenter: Soogil Young

10:45-11:15 Japan
Presenter: Mikiko Kainuma

11:15-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-13:00: Deep decarbonization pathways modeling parameters: working within a shared analytical framework (continued)
Chair: Jeffrey Sachs
Presenter: Jim Williams

13:00-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-16:15 International deep decarbonization technology roadmaps and other inputs to the national deep decarbonization pathways
Chair: Emmanuel Guerin
Presenter: Patrick Criqui

16:15-16:30 Coffee break

16:30- 17:30 Timeline and deliverables, budget and fundraising
Chair: Guido Schmidt-Traub

17:30-18:30 Governance of the project, wrap up of the workshop, and next steps
Jeffrey Sachs, Laurence Tubiana, Soogil Young

19:30-21:30 Farewell dinner

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