Day 1 - Feb 15, 2018

08:30 - 10:00 Registration
10:00 - 10:20 Greenovation Exhibition
H.E. Mr Nils Ragnar Kamsvag, Ambassador of Norway to India, Royal Norwegian Embassy
Hon.Patricia Appiagyei, Deputy Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Government of Ghana
Opening Session at Stein Auditorium
10:20 - 10:50 Welcome Remarks: Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI

-Special Remarks: Hon. Patricia Appiagyei, Deputy Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Government of Ghana

- Special Address: H.E. Mr Nils Ragnar Kamsvag, Ambassador of Norway to India, Royal Norwegian Embassy

- Keynote Address: The Global Politics of Sustainable Development

Prof Jeffrey Sachs, Director, Center for Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Thematic Tracks (Group A)
10:50 - 12:30 Cities and Heat Stress - A Call for Action at Amaltas

10:50 - 12:30 Civil Society Engagement in Land Degradation Neutrality at Silver Oak

10:50 - 12:30 Making Livable Cities: Challenges and Way Forward for India at Marigold

10:50 - 12:30 Carbon Markets and Pricing: Demystifying Policy Landscape and the Role of Private Sector at Juniper

10:50 - 12:30 The GRIHA Trophy at NASA at Tamarind

10:50 - 12:30 Towards Resource-Efficient Management of Plastic Waste at Jacaranda

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
Thematic Tracks ( Group B)
13:30 - 15:30 The Business of Land at Jacaranda

13:30 - 15:30 Future of Oil and Gas Sector of India in a Climate Constrained World at Tamarind

13:30 - 15:30 Electric Vehicles in India: The Resource-Efficient Way at Juniper

13:30 - 15:30 Climate Services: Navigating into an Uncertain Future at Gulmohar

13:30 - 15:30 Protecting Oceans from Chemical and Plastic Pollution at Amaltas

13:30 - 15:30 Greening the Supply Chain of Solar PV at Marigold

13:30 - 15:30 Cleaning the Air in Indian Cities at Silver Oak

13:30 - 15:30 Promoting Environmentally Sound Technologies and Best Practices at Conference room, TERI

13:30 - 15:30 The Third Pole - A Melting Pot of Climate Change Threats & Actions at Magnolia

Perspectives from the Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience Research
15:30 - 16:00 Tea
Thematic Tracks (Group C)
16:00 - 18:00 Smart Micro-Grids: A New Mantra for Distributed Generation? at Jacaranda

16:00 - 18:00 Corporate Green Leadership: Experiences and Scaling-Up at Tamarind

16:00 - 18:00 Affordable and Efficient Cooling: Maximising Climate Benefits with Refrigerant Change at Juniper

16:00 - 18:00 Strengthening an Evidence-based Policy Framework for Sustainable Transport at Gulmohar

16:00 - 18:00 Governance Challenges and Policy Solutions for Combating Land Degradation at Silver Oak

16:00 - 18:00 Transitioning to a low carbon economy: ETC India launch at Marigold

Cultural Evening
18:30 - 19:00 Cultural Evening at Stein Auditorium

19:00 - 20:30 Dinner at The Hub

Day 2 - Feb 16, 2018

10:30 - 11:30 Inaugural Ceremony- Hon'ble Prime Minister of India at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch at The Hub (India Habitat Centre)

Keynote Address at Stein Auditorium
13:00 - 13:30 Theme: India and the Urban Agenda for 2030

Mr HS Puri, Hon'ble Minister of State (IC) of Housing and Urban Affairs, India
Moderator: Dr Ajay Mathur, Director-General, TERI
Special Session
13:30 - 14:30 Enhancing Resilience and Achieving Land Degradation Neutrality in Multifunctional Landscapes at Stein Auditorium

Chair: Mr Nitin Desai, Former Under Secretary General of the United Nations and Distinguished Fellow, TERI

Keynote Address: Ms Monique Barbut, Under Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

- Hon. Patricia Appiagyei, Deputy Minister for Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ghana
- HE Mr Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Civil Service and Communications, Government of Republic of Fiji
- Mr Chencho Norbu, Secretary, National Environment Commission, Bhutan
- Dr Sanjaasuren Oyun, Chair, Global Water Partnership (GWP)
Corporate Conclave at Stein Auditorium
14:30 - 15:00 Solar Revolution: The New Global Norm

Welcome Address: Dr Ajay Mathur, Director- General, TERI

Special Remarks:
- Mr Rana Kapoor, MD & CEO, YES BANK and Chairman, YES Global Institute

Key note presentation on 'International Solar Alliance: Market Development Strategy':
- Mr Upendra Tripathy, Interim Director General, International Solar Alliance (ISA)

Special Address:
- Mr Anand Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India

Release of Electric Mobility Paradigm Shift: Capturing the opportunities' Report
15:00 - 15:45 Panel Discussion: Accessing Finance for International Solar Alliance Programmes with Focus on South East Asia, Africa, Island countries and India at Stein Auditorium

Chair: Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, TERI

- Mr Jiwan Acharya, Energy Specialist, Asian Development Bank
- Mr Drew Johnson, Chairman, CENERGIST Limited and BIG Solar Limited, UK
- Mr Manoj Kohli, Executive Chairman, SB Energy
- Mr Randal Newton, Vice President- Enterprise Engineering, Ingersoll Rand
- Mr Praveer Sinha, CEO & Managing Director, Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited
15:45 - 16:00 Way Forward at Stein Auditorium

Opening Remarks
- Dr Ajay Mathur, Director- General, TERI

Keynote Address
- Mr Jayant Sinha, Hon'ble Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India
16:00 - 16:15 Tea
Landfill Free Cities
16:15 - 17:15 A Circular Economy Approach at Stein Auditorium

Moderator: Dr Suneel Pandey, Senior Fellow & Director, Environment & Waste Management, TERI

- Mr Mahesh Babu, Managing Director, IL&FS Environmental Infrastructure & Services Limited
- Dr Christian John Engelsen, Senior Research Scientist, Inst. of Building and Infrastructure, SINTEF
- Mr Ashish Mathur, Managing Director, JUSCO
- Mr Nitin Prasad, Chairman - Shell Companies of India, Shell
- Mr Venkatesh Valluri, Chairman & Managing Director, Valluri Technology Accelerators and Valluri Change Foundation
Innovative Financial Mechanisms: Raising the Trillions for Low Carbon Investments & Climate Resilience at Stein Auditorium
17:15 - 18:15 Chair: Mr Dipak Dasgupta, Distinguished Fellow, TERI & Former Principal Economic Adviser, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
- Mr Krishan Dhawan, CEO, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation
- Dr Gireesh Shrimali, Director, Climate Policy Initiative, India
- Mr Douglass Sims, Director Of Strategy And Finance, Center For Market Innovation, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
- Dr Leena Srivastava, Vice-Chancellor, TERI School of Advanced Studies
- Ms Laurence Tubiana, CEO, European Climate Foundation
- Ms Namita Vikas, Group President & Global Head - Climate Strategy and Responsible Banking, Yes Bank Ltd
Partnering to Create a Green, Clean and Prosperous World at Stein Auditorium
18:15 - 19:15 Chair: Ambassador Ajai Malhotra, Distinguished Fellow, TERI
- Mr Pawan Chamling, Hon'ble Chief Minister, Sikkim
- HE Mr Laurent Fabius, Former President of COP21, UN Environment Patron on Environmental Governance, Constitutional Council of France
- Mr Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Public Enterprises, Civil Service and Communications, Government of Republic of Fiji
- Ms Christine St-Pierre, Minister of International Relations and La Francophonie, Government of Quebec
- Mr Lyonpo Lekey Dorji, Hon'ble Minister of Economic Affairs, Royal Government of Bhutan
19:15 - 21:00 Dinner

Day 3 - Feb 17, 2018

Special Session
09:30 - 10:30 Breathing Clean Air: Institutional Frameworks at Stein Auditorium

Chair: Mr Suman Bery, Non-Resident Fellow, Bruegel

- Ms Frances Beinecke, Trustee NRDC Action Fund; NRDC Immediate past President, McCluskey Fellow at Yale School of Forestry
- Ms Karin Kemper, Senior Director, Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice, World Bank Group
- Mr C K Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India
- Mr Yasuo Takahashi, Vice Minister, Global Environmental Affairs, Ministry of Environment, Government of Japan
- Dr. Rodolfo Lacy Tamayo, Under Secretary of Planning and Environmental Policy, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Mexico (via video)
Farming and Eating the Smart Way at Stein Auditorium
10:30 - 11:30 Chair: Dr Vibha Dhawan, Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director, TERI

- Dr Arvind Kapur, Managing Director, Acsen HyVeg (P) Ltd.
- Dr Purvi Mehta, Head of Asia, Agriculture, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
- Mr Nitin Puri, Senior President and Country Head- FASAR, Yes Bank
- Dr SR Rao, Adviser, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Minister of Science & Technology,Government of India

Launch of 'FEWLing the Growth: Food, Energy and Water Nexus for Livelihood Security in India' Report
Effective South-South Cooperation under FIPIC at Stein Auditorium
11:30 - 12:30 Chair: Dr Ajay Mathur, Director General, TERI

- Mr Yvo de Boer, Founder, Responsibility and Former Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
- Mr Francois Martel, Secretary General, Pacific Island Development Forum (PIDF)
- Prof Ambuj Sagar, Head of the School of Public Policy, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
- Colonel Sanjiv Sethi, Director, (South- 1), The Ministry of External Affairs
- Mr Joshua Wycliffe, Permanent Secretary for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Government of Republic of Fiji

Signing of the Declaration of Partnership between Government of Republic of Fiji & TERI
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
Energy Efficiency: Focus on Up-scaling at Stein Auditorium
13:30 - 14:30 Chair: Mr Ajay Shankar, Distinguished Fellow, TERI and Former Secretary, Department of Industrial Trade and Promotion (DIPP), Government of India
- Dr Rene Van Berkel, India Representative, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
- Mr M Hari Prasad Hedge, Senior Vice President And Global Head- Operations, Wipro Limited
- Mr Ajay Jain, Principal Secretary, Andhra Pradesh, Government of India
- Ms Rachel Kyte, CEO - Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) & Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All (via video)
- Mr Prakash Kumar Singh, Chairman, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
- Prof. Kazuhiko Takeuchi, President, Institute of Global Environment Strategies (IGES)
Policy & Business in Action towards Closing the Loop at Stein Auditorium
14:30 - 15:30 Chair: Dr Prodipto Ghosh, Distinguished Fellow, TERI & Former Secretary, Government of India
Keynote Address: Mr Suresh Prabhu, Hon'ble Minister of Commerce and Industry, Government of India

- Mr Chanakya Chaudhary, Group Director, Corporate Communications & Regulatory Affairs, TATA STEEL
- Mr Anil Kumar Jain, Addl. Secretary, Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change, Government of India
- Ms Astrid Schomaker, Director, Global Sustainable Development, Environment Directorate-General, European Commission, Brussels
- Ms Namita Vikas, Group President & Global Head - Climate Strategy and Responsible Banking, Yes Bank Ltd
- Mr Ratan P Watal, Principal Adviser Social Sector, Niti Aayog

Launch of 'Circular Economy: A Business Imperative for India' Report
Water Cooperation for a Resilient Planet at Stein Auditorium
15:30 - 16:30 Chair: Dr David James Molden, Director General, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)

- Dr M. Ariz Ahammed, Mission Director, National Water Mission & Member (Finance-CGWB), Government of India
- Dr OP Agarwal, CEO, World Resources Institute (WRI) India
- Dr Syamal Kumar Sarkar, Distinguished Fellow & Senior Director Water Resources Policy & Management, TERI
- Dr Ravi Srivastava, First Secretary for Environment, Science and Technology, U.S. Embassy
Valedictory Session
16:30 - 17:30 Valedictory Session at Stein Auditorium

Special Remarks
- Mr. Yuri Afanasiev, UN Representative in India & UNDP Resident Representative

Closing Remarks: Dr Ajay Mathur, Director – General, TERI
High Tea
17:30 - 18:30 High Tea