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Clean Energy Ministerial 5 (CEM5)

12–13 May 2014, Seoul, Republic of Korea

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Agenda as of 9 May 2014

Monday, 12 May 2014 (Day One)

07:30 – 09:00

Registration

09:00 – 09:20


Welcoming Remarks and Introductions [Open Press]

  • Yoon Sang-Jick, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Korea
  • Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, United States

Open to all delegates and roundtable participants.

Venue: Grand Ballroom I & II

09:20 – 10:15

Scene Setter [Open Press]

  • Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director, International Energy Agency
    Presentation of an IEA analysis of the status of clean energy deployment
    and related policies around the world, based on the IEA Clean Energy
    Progress Report.
  • Nathaniel Bullard, Director of Content, Bloomberg New Energy
    Finance

    Presentation on the clean energy investment trends around the world.
  • Nam Sung Ahn, President, Korea institute of Energy Technology
    Evaluation and Planning

    Presentation on 10 breakthrough energy technologies.

Open to all delegates and roundtable participants.

Venue: Grand Ballroom I & II

 10:15 - 10:30   Ministers' Group Photo [Open Press]

11:00 – 13:00


 Public-Private Roundtable Discussions (Timeslot 1)

  • The high-level roundtable discussions will allow for a free-flowing dialogue between Ministers and private-sector executives. As appropriate, targeted follow-up by governments and the private sector will be encouraged. 
  • The following roundtables held in parallel:
    • Energy-Efficient Cooling and Demand Response
    • Renewable Energy for Sustainable Growth and Employment
    • Energy Storage Systems: Challenges and Opportunities

Roundtables are by invitation only and are closed press. 

14:00 – 16:00


Public-Private Roundtable Discussions (Timeslot 2)

  • The high-level roundtable discussions will allow for a free-flowing dialogue between Ministers and private-sector executives. As appropriate, targeted follow-up by governments and the private sector will be encouraged. Roundtables are by invitation only.
  • The following roundtables held in parallel:
    • Electric Vehicle Integration in Power Systems
    • Facilitating Access to Low-Cost Capital to Scale Up Renewables
    • The Energy-Water Nexus: Overview and Relevance for the CEM

Roundtables are by invitation only and are closed press. 

16:30 – 17:30

Panel Discussions on the Outcomes of the Public-Private Roundtable Discussions [Open Press]

The readouts from each RT take place as a panel discussion and presentation to the ministerial meeting.

  • 6 panel discussions, 10 minutes each, with approximately 4 participants from each
    RT on each panel.

Open to all delegates and roundtable participants.

Venue: Grand Ballroom I & II

17:30 – 17:40

Presentation on the Results of the Model CEM [Open Press]

Model CEM representatives will present the possible measures discussed to facilitate international cooperation and their final “Joint Declaration on Creating a Clean Energy Society.”

Open to all delegates and roundtable participants.

Venue: Grand Ballroom I & II

17:40 – 18:30

Award Ceremonies for SEAD, Global LEAP, and ISGAN [Open Press]

Open to all delegates and roundtable participants.

Venue: Grand Ballroom I & II

Monday, 12 May 2014 - Concurrent Day One

13:00 – 17:30

Model CEM

Welcome speech, keynote speech, country reports presentation will take place in parallel to the official CEM5 ministerial meeting.

Open to the Model CEM participants.

10:00 – 16:00

CEM Initiatives Showcase [Open Press]

The CEM initiatives, under the pillars of Energy Efficiency, Clean Energy Supply, Integration, and Human Capacity, will have information and displays to showcase their work.

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 - Closed sessions with ministers and delegates

08:30 – 09:00

Finance Focus Area Presentation and Discussion

  • Greg Barker, Minister of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change, United Kingdom
    Presentation and discussion of innovative energy finance mechanisms from the BNEF FiRe and Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance activities.

09:00 – 09:30

Discussion of Proposed CEM Strategy

  • Ernest Moniz, Secretary of Energy, United States
  • Yoon Sang-Jick, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, Korea
09:30 – 11:00

Ministers’ Closed-Door Discussions: Session 1 & 2

  • Each session begins with a readout of key messages, questions and policy recommendations for the CEM theme and the underlying initiatives.
  • Ministers draw upon the messages and recommendations as the basis for a discussion about smart policies, programs, and innovative strategies to advance clean energy  supply and integration. They will discuss how the CEM can support those strategies and recommendations, and they will announce any new engagement, support or domestic actions informed by and in line with initiative recommendations.
Session 1 – Clean Energy (Solar and Wind, Bioenergy, Hydropower, CCUS)
Session 2 – Integration (21CPP, ISGAN, EVI, GSCN)

11:30 – 13:00

Ministers’ Closed-Door Discussions: Session 3 & 4

  • Each session begins with a readout of key messages, questions and policy recommendations for the CEM theme and the underlying initiatives.
  • Ministers draw upon the messages and recommendations as the basis for a discussion about smart policies, programs, and innovative strategies to advance energy efficiency and human capacity. They will discuss how the CEM can support those strategies and recommendations, and they will announce any new engagement, support or domestic actions informed by and in line with initiative recommendations.
Session 3 – Energy Efficiency (SEAD, GSEP)
Session 4 – Human Capacity (Solutions Center, C3E, Global LEAP) 
13:00 – 13:30

Closing and Next Steps

Ministers will wrap up the meeting by reflecting on the discussions and defining next steps for the CEM process, based on lessons learned during CEM5. Finally, a Chair’s summary and recommendations for how to best advance the CEM process will be discussed.
14:30 – 15:15

CEM Press Conference [Open Press]

Tuesday, 13 May 2014 - Concurrent Day Two

08:30 – 18:00

Global LEAP PlugFest [Open Press]

This off-grid appliance and energy system “PlugFest” – an interoperability testing event – will bring together off-grid engineers and energy access professionals to discuss and work through interoperability challenges, network, share best practices, and explore ways to collaborate and grow in this dynamic, vital market.