BIG-STEP day one: Energy and the Environment

Introduction from host

Keynote presentations:

    • Prof. Jacqueline McGlade
      Executive Director of the European Environment Agency

      ‘How systems approaches are informing and assisting industry and government decision-making’

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  • Prof. Chris Barrett
    Virginia Tech & Institute for Scientific Interchange Foundation (Turin)

Panel Discussion:
The Energy and Environment Policy Process

Featuring keynote speakers & Ambassador Leonidas Rokanas, Permanent Representation of Greece to the European Union & Bas Eickhout MEP, chaired by Prof. Lord Julian Hunt

Roundtable Discussion:
The Future of Energy

chaired by Prof Steven Bishop, UCL

    • Prof. Paul Ekins
      University College London Energy Institute

      ‘Policy and Modelling Related to the Energy System’

    • Dr. Jean-Yves Caneill
      Project Manager of EDF Sustainable Development Division

      ‘Interactions between Environmental and Energy Policies’

    • Dr. Jonathan Köhler
      The Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research

    • Roland Kupers
      Visiting Fellow Oxford University, Royal Dutch Shell

  • Video of discussion 

Roundtable Discussion:
The Requirements of Policy-makers: Government & Industry

Featuring Prof. Andrzej Nowak, University of Warsaw, Prof. Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Head of Research Division for Europe and South America, Yahoo) & Prabhat Agarwal, Scientific Officer FET open, European Commission chaired by Dr. Kedar Pandya, Head of the Cross-disciplinary Interfaces Programme, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, UK

  • Video of discussion

Summary from host

15/04/10: BIG-STEP day one: Risk and the Economy

Introduction from host:

  • Prof. Carlo Jaeger
    Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Keynote presentations:

    • Dr. Jean-Philippe Bouchaud
      Science & Finance Capital Fund Management

      ‘Why do Asset Prices Move?’

Panel Discussion:
Systemic Risk in Finance

Featuring keynote speakers & Dr. Dougal Goodman, Chief Executive of The Foundation for Science and Technology, UK and Prof. Luciano Pietronero, University La Sapienza Rome, chaired by Prof. Carlo Jaeger

  • Video of discussion

Roundtable Discussion:
From Risk Assessment to Systemic Risk Governance

Featuring Dr. Zoran Stančič, Deputy Director-General, Directorate-General Information Society & Media, European Commission, Prof. Vittorio Prodi, MEP, Caroline Gover, Head of Business Continuity, BBC, Prof. Bert de Vries, Utrecht University & Dr. Angela Wilkinson, University of Oxford. Chaired by Prof. Diana Mangalagiu, University of Oxford

  • Dr. Zoran Stančič
    Deputy Director-General, Directorate-General Information Society & Media, European Commission

Roundtable Discussion:
Tackling Large Scale Economic Uncertainties

Featuring Dr. Aris Karytinos, General Director of the Real Estate Department of the National Bank of Greece, Prof. Pedro Prieto, Vice-President of the Spanish Association for the Study of Energy Resources, Robin Wilkinson, Director of Arium Risk Architecture & Dr. Rainer Sachs, Munich Re. Chaired by Dr. Armin Haas, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

    • Prof. Pedro Prieto
      Vice-President of the Spanish Association for the Study of Energy Resources

      ‘Tackling Large Scale Economic Uncertainties’

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  • Video of discussion