EU-MACS Coordinator: Prof. Adriaan Perrels,

Climate Innovation Summit | 30.10.2017 @Milan, Italy

Sep 22, 2017 13:58
Climate Innovation Summit | 30.10.2017 @Milan, Italy

Climate-KIC under the patronage of the Italian Ministry of Environment Land & Sea (IMELS) will host this year’s Climate Innovation Summit in Milan on 30 October. Europe’s leading gathering of climate experts and innovators will shine a spotlight on the most pressing climate issues, provide a platform for debate and drive participants to brainstorm outputs and solutions to urgent climate challenges.

‘Cities, Levers of Change’ will focus on how cities, as testbeds for cutting edge ideas and innovation, can play a unique role in shaping climate action.

Confirmed speakers include: Italian Minister of Environment Land & Sea (IMELS) Gian Luca Galetti, IPCC Working Group III’s Vice Chair Professor Carlo Carraro, UN Habitat Executive Director Dr. Joan Clos (per video), biomimicry pioneer Michael Pawlyn, circular cities leader Eva Gladek (Metabolic), urban farming expert Kate Hofman (GrowUp Farms), vernacular architect Dr Sandra Piesek and many more…

Summit sessions include:

  • Urban food
  • Circular economy strategies
  • Connectivity, sharing and resilience- Greening the city
  • And more…

Go to Climate Innovation Summit 2017 web page for full program, registration and further information!