Join us at the Climate Innovation Summit 2017

01 Sep 2017


Climate-KIC’s Climate Innovation Summit is Europe’s leading event connecting city representatives, policymakers, businesses, entrepreneurs, scientists and academics and more to share best practice and create the opportunities to scale-up the solutions that accelerate climate action.

This year’s summit is endorsed by the Fijian COP23 Presidency, and will take place under the patronage of the Italian Ministry of the Environment, with the City of Milan and C40 as organising partners.

Cities, Levers of Change – Monday 30 October 

The critical mass of cities, and how they can be a lever for change, will be a major focus, with sessions exploring current topics including circular cities, smart infrastructure, climate risk information, resilience and adaptation planning, mobility, urban food and nature-based solutions.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Gian Luca Galletti, Minister of Environment, Italy
  • Professor Carlo Carraro, President Emeritus of Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia and Vice Chair, IPCC Working Group III
  • Joan Clos, Executive Director, UN-Habitat
  • Mark Watts, Executive Director, C40
  • Anna Scavuzzo, Vice-Mayor, Milan
  • Kirsten Dunlop, Chief Executive, Climate-KIC

Book your place now by registering here.


Partner Networking Day – Tuesday 30 October 

Climate-KIC will bring its 250-strong partner community together to connect, explore, discuss and exchange on new and current projects within the network. Expect speed-date networking, match-making, cross-thematic pitches, brainstorming and feedback sessions, an inspirational lecture, and a chance to share your views on the direction of Climate-KIC. We want you to leave with a clearer picture of the rich and diverse pool of skills and knowledge you can draw on, full of enthusiasm and strategic insight to take climate innovation to the next level. 

We invite all partners to join us and contribute to turning climate innovation into action.


What: Climate Innovation Summit 2017
When: Monday 30 October 2017 – Cities, Levers of Change (summit and reception)
  Tuesday 31 October 2017 – Partner Networking Day
Where: Fabbrica del Vapore, Via Procaccini 4, Milan


For the latest agenda and information, visit the summit website.


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