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European Climate Summit (ECS) 2024: 16-18 April in Florence, Italy

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Join us in Florence for the 6th edition of the IETA-led European Climate Summit (ECS 2024), taking place 16-18 April in Florence, Italy.

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Firenze Fiera, Piazza Adua, 1, 50123 Firenze, Italy

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EUROPE’S LARGEST ENVIRONMENTAL MARKETS EVENT

Climate Finance, Carbon Markets, and the Energy Transition

 

Join us in Florence for the 6th edition of the IETA-led European Climate Summit (ECS 2024), taking place 16-18 April at Firenze Fiera in Florence, Italy.

The European Climate Summit (ECS) has established itself as the pre-eminent gathering of European and global leaders from across the carbon and energy value chain and industries in policy, investment, technology and academia.

Across three days, join peer groups of experts who will share their insights on the key issues facing carbon markets – compliance and voluntary, discuss solutions and explore what’s ahead for global carbon markets, geopolitics and technologies.

Organised by IETA, ECS 2024 is an in-person event. The program features high level plenaries, inspirational keynotes, cross-cutting deep dives, interactive side events, and quality networking opportunities.

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Registration is now open! Simply click HERE to join as a delegate.

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AGENDA OVERVIEW (subject to updates)


TUESDAY 16 APRIL – DAY 1
 
10:00-17:30   Registration & Welcome Coffee
 
10:00-12:00   By Invitation Session – REDD+ & VCM Dialogue
 
12:00-13:30   Welcome Lunch
 
12:30-15:30   Closed Door Session – IETA EU WG Meeting
 
13:00-14:00   Closed Door Session – IETA CDR-CCUS WG Meeting
 
13:30-14:30   By Invitation Session – ICAP Roundtable (Tbc)

14:00-15:30   By Invitation Session – Media Briefing
 
15:00-16:00   Coffee Break
 
15:00-18:00   Closed Door Session – IETA Council Meeting
 
15:30-16:30   Side Event Sessions 1 & 2
 
16:30-16:45   Short Break
 
16:45-17:45   Side Event Sessions 3 & 4

18:00-19:30   European Climate Summit Welcome Reception

WEDNESDAY 17 APRIL – DAY 2
 
8:00-9:00       Registration & Welcome Coffee

9:00-9:30       Opening – Climate Change, Carbon Markets & Pushing Boundaries
 
9:30-9:45       Short Break  

9:45-11:00     Plenary 1 – Government & Private Sector Roundtable: State of the EU ETS and 2040 Target

11:00-11:30   Coffee Break
 
11:30-12:30   Breakout 1 – Analysts Roundtable: EU ETS Market Outlook
 
                        Breakout 2 – Food For Thought: An Agri-ETS
                                  
12:30-13:30   Networking Lunch
 
13:30-14:30   Breakout 3 – Carbon Communication: Breaking Through the Carbon Echo-Chamber in the EU and Beyond

Breakout 4 – Financial Carbon Risks Management

14:30-14:45   Short Break

14:45-15:45   Plenary 2 – Empowering Businesses to Empower Consumers
 
15:45-16:15   Coffee Break
 
16:15-17:15   Plenary 3 – The Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM)
 
17:15-17:30   Short Break
                       
17:30-18:30   Side Event Sessions 5 & 6 & 7
 
18:30-19:30   Cocktail Reception
 
21:00-00:00   IETA Nightcap Party
  
THURSDAY 18 APRIL – DAY 3
 
8:30-10:00     Registration & Welcome Coffee

9:00-10:00     Side Event Session 8 & 9
                       
10:00-11:00   Plenary 4 – Global Response to EU Carbon Boarder Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)
 
11:00-11:30   Coffee Break
 
11:30-12:00   Breakout 5 – Armchair Conversation: Net Zero for Aviation
 
12:00-12:30  Breakout 6 – Interview: Sailing Through the Maritime ETS
 
11:30-13:00   Breakout 7 – Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) World Café
 
12:30-13:30   Networking Lunch
 
13:30-14:30   Side Event Session 10 & 11 & 12
 
14:30-14:45   Short Break
 
14:45-15:30   Breakout 8 – A Way Forward for the UK ETS
 
                      Breakout 9 – From Dubai to Brazil: Article 6 and International Market Cooperation

15:30-16:00   Coffee Break
 
16:00-17:00   Plenary 7 – Towards Net-Zero ETS

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More Information

  • Interested in speaking opportunities, hosting your own session or meeting, partner sponsorship packages, contact Lisa Spafford, spaffordatieta [dot] org (spafford[at]ieta[dot]org).
  • Would like to attend as a delegate, please contact Christian Mosquera, mosqueraatieta [dot] org (mosquera[at]ieta[dot]org)
  • To attend as a media, please contact Badr Maallem, maallematieta [dot] org (maallem[at]ieta[dot]org)
  • You can find more information on sponsorship opportunities here.
  • Summit Venue: Firenze Fiera, Piazza Adua, 1, 50123 Firenze FI