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Various side events will be held on Tuesday, 22 October 2019 by organizations to highlight what they are doing to advance the energy transition to renewable energy. All side events will take place at Conference Room E (3F), COEX (the KIREC Seoul 2019 venue) and are open to the public. Come, listen, and be a part of the dialogue.


* For session details, click the session title.

Time/Rooms E1 (Solar) E2 (Wind) E3 (Hydropower) E4 (Geothermal) E5 (Biomass) E6 (Ocean) GB 101

"GCF Renewable Energy Investment Guidance Consultation"
Green Climate Fund
10:00-11:30 "A Wind Propulsion-Plus-Plus Pathway Towards Carbon Neutral, Renewables Based Vessels" International Windship Association "Role of Renewable Energy and Technological Innovation in Accelerating the Global Energy Transition" Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea "Collaborative Approaches to Infrastructure Planning for the Energy Transition" Renewables Grid Initiative "Communities Build Renewable Energy Momentum and Point to the Future" Samsø Energy Academy "Socio-economic Footprint of the Energy Transformation: Modern and Access Context" International Renewable Energy Agency "Dynamic Dialogue - Exploring the pathway towards 100% RE" The Global 100% Renewable Energy Platform
11:30-12:00 Coffee Break
12:00-13:30 "Wind Energy Market in Korea" World Wind Energy Association "Public-Private Partnerships: The Key to Unlock the USD 220 Billion Mini-Grid Opportunity?" Alliance for Rural Electrification & Mini-Grids Partnership "Climate Implications of Access-to-Energy (Electricity) Endeavours" German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) "Women Empowerment - Best Practices for the Sustainable Energy Sector" Global Women's Network for the Energy Transition
13:30-14:30 Lunch Break
14:30-16:00 "Solar Energy and Agriculture" Institute for Sustainable Energy Policies "Future Prospects of Renewable Energy Policy in Asia" Renewable Energy Institute "One Earth Climate Model" University of Technology Sydney - Institute for Sustainable Futures "Homegrown Renewable Energy: Prosumers and Direct Sourcing of Renewables" European Commission - Department for Energy "Smart Mobility for Smart Cities - Digital Technologies Driving Low Carbon Transport in Cities" United Nations Industrial Development Organization "The Renewable Energy Transition: What is Currently Happening in Asia Pacific?" Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break
16:30-18:00 "Pumped Hydropower and Storage to Balance VRE Deployment" International Hydropower Association "Role of Youth in Meeting Climate Obligations" Youth Climate - YOUNGO "Taking Global to Local – Importance of the Decentralized Renewable Energy in Achievement of the Agenda 2030 and the Paris Agreement" German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation & Development (BMZ) "Renewables, E-mobility and New Mobility" Partnership on Sustainable, Low Carbon Transport "Renewable Energy Status and Forecast: Launch of the Renewables 2019 Market Report" International Energy Agency
18:00-19:30 Cocktail Reception (Auditorium Lobby, 3F)