Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL) and Climate Risk Information (CRI) joint Partner day

22 Jun 2017

This event will seek to bring Climate-KIC partners working in the city space together to identify challenges and provide solutions for financing climate resilient cities.

At this Partner Day you can expect to:

• Hear what both LoCaL and CRI aim to achieve through their flagship priorities- and how you can contribute
• Connect and network with other partners working on low carbon and climate resilient cities
• Help to identify and develop synergies between ongoing projects and develop new ideas for financing climate resilient cities.

Low Carbon City Lab (LoCaL) aims to engage partners that want to:

  • Influence the global agenda on unlocking climate finance for cities by providing thought leadership & knowledge related to sustainable urban infrastructure
  • Mobilise cities and the financial sector to develop & implement bankable projects in cities, channel more funds into sustainable infrastructure
  • Develop financial mechanisms dedicated to sustainable infrastructure projects
  • Provide tools to better integrate environmental (including co-benefits of climate action) impact in urban infrastructure projects

Climate Risk Information (CRI) aims to work with the OASIS community and engage new partners that want to:

  • Demonstrate the use of climate risk models and data for concrete end-user applications in the following areas: Cities, Land Use and Health
  • Develop an e-marketplace for risk data and models
  • Support enabling activity such as capacity-building and financial innovation


 Full version here

9.45 Welcome and refreshments

10.15 Welcome Speech

Updates on DMF
Introduction to the Low Carbon City Lab and Climate Risk Information Flagships

Malte Schneider, Director, Decision Metrics and Finance

Victor Gancel, Low Carbon City Lab Flagship Manager

Julie Calkins, Climate Risk Information Flagship Manager

10.55 Partner networking and speed dating

10.45 Refreshments

11:15 Session 1: World Café event

12.15 Reporting back on world café outcomes

12:30 Lunch and Networking

13:30 Session 2: World Café event

14:00 Reporting back on world Café outcomes

14:15  Ideation Session

15:00 Breakout sessions: LoCaL Competency Centres

16:00 Wrap-up and next Steps

Join us

Attendance to the partner day is free and open to all Climate-KIC partners and interested future partners. Registration is required to gain access to the event.

Date: Thursday 22 June 2017 
Time: 9.45 -16.30
Venue: Zamansky Tower at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie
4 Place Jussieu 
Room 2400 
75005 Paris


We are looking forward to welcoming you to a day of productive discussion and exchange!

For any further information please contact Skylar.bee@climate-kic.org

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