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Green Energy Innovation and International Collaboration in the Post-Pandemic World

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This 3-day virtual summit has invited prominent speakers worldwide to discuss how to achieve a sustainable recovery from COVID-19 crisis in the near term, as well as how to deal with the more serious challenge of climate change in the long run. Technology innovation and international collaboration are two most important enablers to solve both issues.

The Summit’s keynote speakers include:

  • Steven Chu, Nobel Laureate, Former U.S Secretary of Energy, Chairman of AAAS;
  • Stanley Whittingham, 2019 Nobel Laureate, Founding Father of Rechargeable Li-ion Battery, Member of U.S. Academy of Engineering
  • Shi, Dinghuan, Former China’s State Councilor; Former Chairman of China Renewable Energy Society;
  • Qili Huang, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering
  • Robert Weisenmiller, Former Chairman of California Energy Commission; Advisor of US-China Green Energy Council
  • C.C. Chan, Fellow of U.K. Royal Academy of Engineering, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Founding President of World Electric Vehicle Association
  • Drew Kodjak, Executive Director of International Council on Clean Transportation

Key topics will be covered in the Summit, including but not limited to:

  • Global energy outlook
  • Trend on clean energy technology development
  • International collaboration on climate change
  • Carbon neutrality
  • Next generation of Li-ion battery
  • Energy Storage
  • Energy Internet
  • Intelligent transportation
  • Zero Emission and autonomous vehicle
  • More….

Summit Program:

  • Day 1: Opening remarks and keynote speeches
  • Day 2: Keynote speeches and global decarbonizaton forum
  • Day 3: Keynote speeches, clean transportation and energy storage forum

U.S. West Coast Time:

  • Day 1: 5:00-8:00 PM, Dec. 4th, 2020
  • Day 2: 4:00-7:00 PM, Dec. 5th, 2020
  • Day 3: 4:00-7:00 PM, Dec. 6th, 2020

中国时间:

  • 第一天:12月5日 上午9点 - 12点
  • 第二天:12月6日 上午8点 - 11点
  • 第三天:12月7日 上午8点 - 11点

The Zoom link will be sent to you after registration.

Get more detail, please visit our website: http://www.ucgec.org/events/2020iges

  • ** Day 1 **

Opening Remarks

  • Ambassador Eleni Kounalakis, Lieutenant Governor of California
  • Shu, Yinbiao, President of International Electrotechnical Commission, Chairman of China Society for Electric Engineering;
  • Jeff Sachs, President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Former Advisor of UN Secretary-General
  • Kang, Chongqing, Chairman of Energy Internet Research Institute, Tsinghua University
  • Paolo Frankl, Head of the Renewable Energy Division of International Energy Agency
  • Qi Wang, CEO of US-China Green Energy Council

Keynote Speech:

  • Steven Chu, Nobel Laureate, Former U.S. Secretary of Energy, President of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Professor of Stanford University.
  • Stanley Whittingham, Nobel Laureate, Founding Father of Li-ion Battery, Member of National Academy of Engineering, Distinguished Professor at Binghamton University (SUNY)

Fireside Chat with Nobel Laureates

Keynote Speech:

  • Dinghua Shi, Honorary Chairman of China Renewable Energy Society, Former China State’s Councilor
  • Qili Huang, Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Advisor of China State Grid Corp.

** Day 2 **

Forum 1: Global Decarbonization Forum

Keynote Speech:

  • Paolo Frankl, Head of the Renewable Energy Division of International Energy Agency
  • Robert Weisenmiller, Former Chairman of California Energy Commission

Speakers:

  • Xiliang Zhang, Executive Director of the Institute of Energy, Environment and the Economy, Tsinghua University.
  • Kaina Pereira, Senior Advisor, Business Development and International Trade, California State Government
  • Lucy Lo, Vice President of Shell China New Energy
  • Feng Gao, Deputy Director of Energy Internet Research Institute, Tsinghua University
  • Zhao Ma, Professor of Shandong University

Panel Discussion

** Day 3 **

Forum 2: Clean Transportation and Energy Storage Forum

Keynote Speech:

  • C.C. Chan, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, U.K. and the Chinese Academy of Engineering
  • Drew Kodjak, Executive Director of International Council on Clean Transportation

Speakers:

  • Tyson Eckerle, Deputy Director of Zero-Emission Vehicle, California Governor’s Office
  • Rajit Gadh, Founder & Director, UCLA Smart Grid Energy Research Center and UCLA Connected Autonomous Electric Vehicle Consortium
  • Tony Han, CEO and co-founder of WeRide.ai
  • Yunshi Wang, Director of the China Center for Energy and Transportation, University of California at Davis
  • Sean Yan, CUSPEA Institute of Technology

Panel Discussion

Get more detail, please visit our website: http://www.ucgec.org/events/2020iges

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