Data:April 16-17,2012

Location:Garden Villa Kaohsiung,Taiwan(R.O.C)

Comference Program

Day 1, April 16, 2012

09:40~10:10 Reception
10:10~10:20 Opening Ceremony
10:20~10:30 Welcome Remark: Ms. Chen Chu, Mayor, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
10:30~11:00 Plenary Session: Mr. Gino Van Begin, Deputy Secretary-General, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, Keynote I: Features of an Eco-City from an International Perspective
11:00~11:30 Plenary Session: Mrs. Kobie Brand, Director for African Region, Biodiversity Center, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, Keynote II: Cities Advocacy for Climate and Biodiversity
11:30~11:40 Tea Break
Theme 1: Adaptation Policy to Climate Change
  Briefing Room A Briefing Room B
11:40~12:40 Session 1:
Climate Change and Policy
  1. Urban and Regional Planning and Adaptation to Climate Change
  2. Taiwan’s Climate Change Adaptation Policy Guidelines
Chairman:
Dr. Jimmy Kao, Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University
Session 2: Water Resources Policy
  1. Adaptation Strategy on Climate Change for Taiwan’s Water Resources Usage
  2. Rethinking the Exploration and Utilization of Water Resources for Kaohsiung Region to Climate Change
Chairman:
Dr. Lei Yang, Dept. of Marine Environment and Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University
12:40~12:50 Q & A Q & A
12:50~13:40 Lunch
13:40~15:00 Session 3:
Climate Change and Regional Policy Assessment
  1. Adaptation Policy Making in Kaohsiung City
  2. Challenges of Cities for Adaptation in our Region
Chairman:
Dr. Jimmy Kao, Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, National Sun Yat-Sen University
Session 4:
Cases in Adaptation Planning
  1. Experiences of Japan in Green Growth and the Roles of Engineers
  2. Industrial Sectors Strategy Planning for Adaptation to Climate Change in Taiwan
Chairman:
Dr. Ming-Chang Wu, Professor and Dean of College of Agriculture, Dept. of Food Science, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology
15:00~15:20 Q & A Q & A
15:20~15:40 Tea Break
Theme 2: Biodiversity and Climate Change
15:40~17:00 Session 5:
Urban Biodiversity to Climate Change
  1. Climate Change and City Biodiversity – City Innovation
  2. National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan of Taiwan and Climate Change Adaptation
  3. The Biodiversity and the Potential Business of Biodiversity in Kaohsiung City
Chairman:
Dr. Cheh-Shyh Ting, Professor, Dept. of Civil Engineering, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology
Session 6:
Conserving Biodiversity in Climate Change
  1. The Retrospect of Biodiversity Hotspot and Conservation Issues in Kaohsiung
  2. Development of Kaohsiung as Adaptation Ecocity for Climate Change Based on Strategies of CSA、REDD+ and BC
  3. The Making of Wetland Corridor-Kaohsiung City in Transition
Chairman:
Dr. Teng-Yaw Yu, CEO, Taiwan Green Productivity Foundation
17:00~17:20 Q & A Q & A
End of the Conference Program Day 1

Day 2, April 17, 2012

08:30~09:00 Reception
Theme 3: Adaptation Fund
  Briefing Room A Briefing Room B
09:00~10:20 Session 7:
Regional Progress in Climate Finance
  1. Moving Forward with Climate Change Adaptation Finance through Sub-National Governments
  2. Australia’s Carbon Pricing Mechanism
Chariman:
Dr. Lihchyi Wen, Researcher, Chung-Hua Institute for Economic Research
Session 8:
Policy Development in Climate Finance
  1. Green Finance Development for a Low Carbon Society & Economy
  2. Innovative Funding for Adaptation in Kaohsiung-Kaohsiung Carbon-based Adaptation Fee
Chariman:
Dr. Shu-Yung Chi, Manager, Sinotech Engineering Concultants Inc.
10:20~10:40 Q & A Q & A
10:40~11:00 Tea Break
Theme 4: Green Economy and Urban Development
11:00~12:20 Session 9:
Carbon Footprint Management
  1. The Development of Carbon Footprint in Taiwan-The Strategy that Creates a Win-Win Situation for Economic Development and Environmental Protection
  2. Sustainable Green Economy from Carbon Footprint
Chairman:
Dr. Chien-Ming Lee, Associate Professor and Director, Institute of Natural Resources Management, National Taipei University
Session 10:
Economic Impact from the Climate Change
  1. Economic Impacts of Climate Change at City Level: Implication for Cities in Taiwan
  2. Taiwan’s Position and Achievement under the Global Trend in Green Economy
Chariman:
Dr. Shu-Yung Chi, Manager, Sinotech Engineering Concultants Inc.
12:20~12:40 Q & A Q & A
12:40~13:40 Lunch
13:40~15:00 Session 11:
Cases in Resilience City
  1. Climate Change Adaptation and Response Policy
  2. Develop Green Energy Industry and Low Carbon City
Chairman:
Dr. Hui-Chen Chien, Deputy Director General, Environmental Protection Administration, Executive Yuan
Session 12:
Eco-city with the Private Sector
  1. Digital Innovation - The Smarter City We expect
  2. It’s not an Option – To Pursue the Balance in between Business Achievement and Environmental Sustainability
Chairman:
Dr. Pei-Ing Wu, Professor, Dept. of Agricultural Economics, National Taiwan University
15:00~15:20 Q & A Q & A
End of the Conference Program Day 2

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