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2015 Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum & Exhibition

Event Program (tentative)

 

Day 1 (26 March 2015)

10:00 -11:30

2015MIECF Opening Ceremony

The Venetian Ballroom (Level 3)

10:00 -10:20

Welcome Address

10:20 -10:50

Keynote Addresses 

Dr. Zhang Laiwu 

Vice Minister of Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China 

Mr. Xiong Yuehui 

Director General of Department of Science, Technology and Standards, Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China, representing Mr. Chen Jining, Minister of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China 

Ms. Ma Rong 

Deputy Director General of the Department of Resource Conservation and Environmental Protection, National Development and Reform Commission of the People’s Republic of China, representing Mr. Xu Shaoshi, Chairman of National Development and Reform Commission of the People’s Republic of China

11:00 -11:30

Keynote Speech

The Venetian Ballroom (Level 3)

Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland

Former Prime Minister of Norway

Former Chairlady of the World Commission on Environment and Development, the “Brundtland Commission”

Special Envoy on Climate Change, United Nations

Former Director-General, World Health Organisation

11:30 -12:00

Official Opening of Exhibition

Expo Hall A (Level 1)

12:30 -14:00

Networking Luncheon (By Invitation Only)and Exhibition Visit

Florence Room (Level 1)

14:00 -18:30

Green Business Co-operation Day

14:00 -15:30

Session 1

Sicily Room (2401-2502) (Level 1)

The Business Case for Better Air Quality: Solutions for the Commercial and Industrial Sectors

Experts in this session will discuss how using energy more efficiently will bring direct benefit to businesses as well as reduce pollutants. It will explore cutting-edge technologies and new solutions for efficient air pollution control in commercial and industrial sectors.Learn best practices and management strategies implemented to obtain clean air. New business opportunities and challenges for different sectors and regions will also be explored.

 

Moderator: Mr. António Trindade

Founding President of Macao Association of Environmental Protection Industry (Macao, China)

Ms. Mabel Mak

Honorable Advisor of the Center for Environmental Education and Communications of Ministry of Environmental Protection, P.R.C. (Hong Kong, China)

Mr. José Manuel Machado Saldanha Bento

Head of Power Production and Gas & Power Pricing and Regulation for Iberia , GALP Energia (Portugal)

Mr. João Marques da Cruz

Executive Board Member of EDP – Energias de Portugal, S.A., President of Portuguese Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Portugal)

Dr. Ger Bergkamp

Executive Director, International Water Association (United Kingdom)

Prof. Fan Xin

Director of Tongfang Co. Ltd. (China)

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break and Exhibition Visit

16:00 -17:30

Session 2

Sicily Room (2401-2502) (Level 1)

Reviewing Air Quality and the Transportation Industry

The goal of Clean Urban Air necessitates zero-emission transport systems that will care for the environment while moving commuters and goods efficiently over a distance daily. This session will discuss the current and future strategies for urban vehicles and transport systems. It will look into the potential of electric vehicles to reduce emissions in the cities from the business perspective. 

Moderator: Prof. Wang Zhishi

Professor in Macau University of Science and Technology (Macao, China)

Mr. Daniel M. Cheng

President of Hong Kong Environmental Industry Association, Deputy Chairman of Federation of Hong Kong Industries (Hong Kong, China)

Mr. Yuelin Liang

Consultant Manager, Principal Transport Consultant at Siemens AG (Germany), Head of Siemens Mobility Consulting, Siemens Ltd China (China)

Ms. Isabel Fan

Country Director of Tesla Motors Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China)

Mr. John Ma

Marketing Director of Electric Vehicle Division, China Dynamics (Holdings) Limited (Hong Kong, China)

Mr. Allen Zheng

Project Director of Asia-Pacific Auto Sales Division BYD AUTO Co., LTD. (China)

19:00 – 20:30

Green Gala (By Invitation Only)

2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Macau

Day 2 (27 March 2015)

09:30 – 12:30

Session 3

Sicily Room (2401-2502) (Level 1)

Strategizing Climate Change Mitigation – Innovation in Policy and Technology

  The session will analyze various strategies to mitigate climate change, including: promoting innovation, technology transfer, supportive policies and strategies; demonstrating systemic impacts of mitigation policy options; and fostering enabling conditions to mainstream mitigation concerns into sustainable development strategies. 

Moderator: Mr. Yu Jixin

Secretary, ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee Secretariat (Macao, China)

Mr. Li Junfeng

Director, National Center for Climate Change Strategy and International Cooperation (NCSC) of the People’s Republic of China (China)

Ms. Ana Teresa Perez

Member of the Governing Council, Portuguese Environment Agency, Public Institute (APA, I.P.) (Portugal)

Mr. Fong Soi Kun

Director, Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) (Macao, China)

Mr. Zhang Feng

Deputy Director of Policy Research Office, Beijing Municipal Environmental Protection Bureau  (China)

11:00-11:15  

Coffee Break

 

Mr. Stefan M. Buettner

Senior Policy Advisor, International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) (France)

Prof. Gao Xiang

Vice President of Energy Engineering, Zhejiang University (China)

Mr. Jeff Swartz

International Policy Director, International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) (Switzerland)

09:30 – 12:30

Session 4

Sicily Room (2403-2504) (Level 1)

Clean Urban Air – Lessons Learnt and Future Trajectories

 

This session aims to showcase various success stories of prominent megacities in making the standard for good air quality, and to discuss the key factors that reduced air pollution and emissions without compromising economic growth. Learn about the critical solutions that are transferable across various urban areas and contexts.  

Session Keynote Speaker: Prof. Hao Jiming

Chinese Academy of Engineering, Dean of the Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University (China)

Moderator: Prof. Li Jinhui

Professor of School of Environment, Tsinghua University (China)

Mr. Feng Bo

Division Director, Department of Science, Technology and Standards, Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China (China)

 

11:00-11:15  

Coffee Break

 

Mr. Elliot Treharne

Air Quality Manager, Greater London Authority (GLA) (United Kingdom)

Mr. Dave Ho Tak Yin

Principal Environmental Protection Officer (Air Policy), Environmental Protection Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (Hong Kong, China)

Dr. Jason Blake Cohen

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, National University of Singapore (Singapore)

11:00 – 12:15

Green Building Industry Networking Session (By invitation Only)

Expo Hall A (Level 1)

12:30 – 14:00

Networking Luncheon (By Invitation Only) and Exhibition Visit

Florence Room (2201 – 2305) (Level 1)

14:00 – 14:45

Special Interview Session with Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland 

Sicily Room (24012502) (Level 1)

Attend and listen to a special live interview with our Keynote Speaker Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland, the “mother” of sustainable development. Glean valuable insights on the environment and air pollution strategies shared by a top thought leader in this industry. 

Dr. Gro Harlem Brundtland

Former Prime Minister of Norway

Chairman, World Commission on Environment and Development, the “Brundtland Commission”

Special Envoy on Climate Change, United Nations

Former Director-General, World Health Organisation

 

Moderator: Prof. Wei Zhao

Rector, University of Macau (Macao, China)

14:30 – 17:40

Session 5Green Chemical Forum

Sicily Room (2403-2504)(Level 1)

Standardization Drives the Sustainable Development of Chemical Industry

The Forum aims to strengthen the oil industry´s standardization management, regulate its economic performance, strengthen the ecological construction standardization within the said industry, enhance the safety management of daily necessities and consumer goods, and explore a green road suitable for the sustainable development of the Chinese petrochemical enterprises.

Mr. Zhao Jungui

Vice Chairman and Secretary of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Association (China)

Moderator: Mr. Shen Rijiong

Vice Chief Engineer, Shen Yang Research Institute of Chemical Industry (China)

Ms. Wei Jing

Deputy Director, Department of Quality, Safety and Environmental Protection, China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Association (China)

Mr. Wu Xuefang

Director, Institute for Environmental Standards, Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China (China)

Mr. Zheng Kai

Vice Chairman and Secretary General ,China Synthetic Resin Supply and Sale Association (China)

Mr. Liu Huichun

Secretary General, National Technical Committee on Rubber & Products of Standardization Administration (China)

Mr. Wu Gang

Deputy Director of Technology and Equipment Department, Technology and Equipment Department, China Chemical Industry Environmental Protection Association (China)

Ms. Zhao Mei

Secretary General, Subcommittee on Textile Auxiliaries of National Technical Committee on Dyestuff of Standardization Administration of China (China)

Ms. Wang Xiaobing

Vice President, China National Chemical Economic and Technology Development Center (China)

Mr. Ye Wenhao

Director, Do-Fluoride Chemicals Co., Ltd (China)

15:00 – 17:00

Pan Pearl River Delta Region (PPRD) Session

Sicily Room (2405 2406) (Level 1)

Air Pollution Prevention Policies and Treatment Technology in the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region Roundtable Discussion

Presidents and Secretaries-Generals of Environmental Industry-Related Associations in the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region (PPRD) will present at the 2015MIECF venue, to introduce the latest air pollution control policies in this Region, exchange information about advanced air pollution control technologies and products, so as to further promote the co-operation and development of the environmental industry in the Pan-Pearl River Delta Region (PPRD).  

Moderator: Mr. Ou Jun

Secretary-General of Guangdong Association of Environmental Protection Industry  (China)

Mr. Liu Guoping

Executive Vice Chairmen Secretary-General of Fujian Association of Environmental Protection Industry  (China)

Mr. Yao Huiping

Vice Secretary-General of Jiangxi Association of Environmental Protection Industry  (China)

Mr. Chai Tian

Secretary-General of Hunan Association of Environmental Protection Industry  (China)

Mr. Ou Yuezhou

Chairman of Guangdong Association of Environmental Protection Industry  (China)

Mr. He Zhi

Associate Director, Professional Committee for Prevention and Control of Air Pollution, Sichuan Association of Environmental Protection Industry  (China)

Mr. Huang Fuping

Vice Chairmen and Secretary-General of Guangxi Association of Environmental Protection Industry  (China)

Mr. Hu Wen

Vice Chairmen of Guizhou Association of Environmental Protection Industry  (China)

Mr. Luther Wong

Vice President of Hong Kong Environmental Industry Association (Hong Kong, China)

Mr. Warren Li

Representative of Macau Association of Environmental Protection Industry (Macao, China)

 

* Updated as at 25 March 2015, subject to change