Full Agenda

Additional session details, including information on speakers, will be provided by the end of April 2024.


Agenda for ACEF 2024 - Monday, 3 June
MORNING SESSION
9:00 AM-10:30 PM (GMT+8)

Early Registration and Open Networking

10:30-11:00 AM Break
MORNING SESSION
11:00 AM-12:30 PM (GMT+8)

Early Registration and Open Networking

12:30-2:00 PM Lunch
AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00-3:30 PM (GMT+8)

Pre-Forum Event:

ADB on the Ground

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Pre-Forum Event:

The Future of Floating PV Technology in Asia hosted by the Norwegian Embassy and Solar Energy Cluster, with support from the Dutch Embassy and GPCC

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Role of Pilot Demonstrations to Accelerate Action in Clean Energy Transitions hosted by the Government of the United Kingdom and UNIDO

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Meeting Asia’s Energy Demand with 24/7 Renewable Energy Supply hosted by REN21

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Meeting of Office of the Pacific Energy Regulators Alliance (OPERA) – The Pacific Community (SPC) – Asian Development Bank (ADB) hosted by OPERA

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3:30-4:00 PM Break
AFTERNOON SESSION
4:00-5:30 PM (GMT+8)

Pre-Forum Event:

ADB on the Ground

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Climate Resilience for Energy Security in Southeast Asia hosted by IEA

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European Clean Energy Solutions hosted by the Governments of France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Belgium

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Pre-Forum Event:

Hosted by the International Project Finance Association (IPFA)

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Pre-Forum Event:

From Pledge to Action: Energy Efficiency in the Asia Pacific (Roundtable) hosted by CLASP, Mission Efficiency, and SEforAll

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6:00-8:00 PM (GMT+8) OPEN

LEGEND

Thematic Track 1: Tripling Renewable Energy Capacity by 2030 Deep Dive Workshop
Thematic Track 2: Doubling Progress in Energy Efficiency by 2030 Plenary
Thematic Track 3: Delivering Electricity Transmission and Distribution for the Future Spotlight Session
Thematic Track 4: Financing New and Innovative Clean Energy Solutions in Hard-to-Abate Sectors
Energy Finance Day Pre-Forum Event
Agenda for ACEF 2024 - Tuesday, 4 June
MORNING SESSION
9:00 AM-10:30 PM (GMT+8)

Opening Plenary:

Time for Action Now

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10:30-11:00 AM Break
MORNING SESSION
11:00 AM-12:30 PM (GMT+8)

Opening Plenary:

Time for Action Now

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12:30-2:00 PM Lunch
AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00-3:30 PM (GMT+8)

Thematic Track Session 1.1:

Renewable Energy for Power

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Thematic Track Session 2.1:

Energy Efficiency Policies

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Thematic Track 3 Session 3.1:

Governance and Optimal Planning of Electricity Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure

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Thematic Track Session 4.1:

Green Hydrogen for Industrial Decarbonization

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Gender Inclusive Clean Energy Solutions to Tackle Energy Poverty
(ADB)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Catalyzing Investments through Carbon Markets
(ADB)

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3:30-4:00 PM Break
AFTERNOON SESSION
4:00-5:30 PM (GMT+8)

Thematic Track Session 1.2:

Offshore Wind, Floating Solar and Other Ocean Technologies

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Thematic Track Session 2.2:

Energy Efficiency in Buildings

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Thematic Track Session 3.2:

Regional Power Grids

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Thematic Track Session 4.2

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in the Industrial Sector

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Gender Inclusive Clean Energy Solutions to Tackle Energy Poverty
(ADB)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Catalyzing Investments through Carbon Markets
(ADB)

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6:00-8:00 PM (GMT+8) WELCOMING RECEPTION

LEGEND

Thematic Track 1: Tripling Renewable Energy Capacity by 2030 Deep Dive Workshop
Thematic Track 2: Doubling Progress in Energy Efficiency by 2030 Plenary
Thematic Track 3: Delivering Electricity Transmission and Distribution for the Future Spotlight Session
Thematic Track 4: Financing New and Innovative Clean Energy Solutions in Hard-to-Abate Sectors
Energy Finance Day Pre-Forum Event
Agenda for ACEF 2024 - Wednesday, 5 June
MORNING SESSION
9:00 AM-10:30 PM (GMT+8)

Energy Finance Day:

Industrial Decarbonization and Net Zero Transition Acceleration
(ADB)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Identifying the Enabling Frameworks for Renewable Energy Multi-Lateral Power Trade
(USAID and ACE)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Decarbonizing the Energy Sector: The Role of ADB’s Energy Transition Mechanism
(ADB)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Low Carbon Odyssey - People’s Republic of China’s Story
(ADB and Energy Foundation China)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Increasing Access to e-Cooking in Asia and the Pacific
(SEforAll, ESMAP, UNESCAP, and ADB)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Mobilizing Financing and Technology to Promote Solar in Asia and the Pacific
(ISA)

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10:30-11:00 AM Break
MORNING SESSION
11:00-12:30 PM (GMT+8)

Energy Finance Day:

Financing Renewables Growth in Asia and Beyond
(ADB)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Identifying the Enabling Frameworks for Renewable Energy Multi-Lateral Power Trade
(USAID and ACE)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Decarbonizing the Energy Sector: The Role of ADB’s Energy Transition Mechanism
(ADB)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Low Carbon Odyssey - People’s Republic of China’s Story
(ADB and Energy Foundation China)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Increasing Access to e-Cooking in Asia and the Pacific
(SEforAll, ESMAP, UNESCAP, and ADB)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Mobilizing Financing and Technology to Promote Solar in Asia and the Pacific
(ISA)

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12:30-2:00 PM Lunch
AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00-3:30 PM (GMT+8)

Energy Finance Day:

Mobilizing Capital for Clean Energy Transition
(ADB)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Collaborative Dynamics in Clean Energy: Roles of Governments, International Organizations, and the Private Sector
(KEA)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Energy Transition in Asia through Asia Zero Emission Community (AZEC)
(METI)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Low Carbon Odyssey - People’s Republic of China’s Story
(ADB and Energy Foundation China)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Critical Minerals and Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing Supply Chains
(ADB)

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Spotlight Session:

Comprehensive Energy Planning for Sustainable Development and Net Zero Targets
(ADB and IAEA)

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3:30-4:00 PM Break
AFTERNOON SESSION
4:00-5:30 PM (GMT+8)

Energy Finance Day:

Structuring and Financing Pathfinder Climate Projects in New Sectors
(ADB)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Collaborative Dynamics in Clean Energy: Roles of Governments, International Organizations, and the Private Sector
(KEA)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Challenges towards Net-Zero in Asia and the Role of Transition Finance
(METI)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Low Carbon Odyssey - People’s Republic of China’s Story
(ADB and Energy Foundation China)

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Deep Dive Workshop:

Critical Minerals and Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing Supply Chains
(ADB)

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Spotlight Session:

Clean Energy Integration: Advancing Regional Power Trade in Asia-Pacific
(ADB)

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6:00-8:00 PM (GMT+8) NETWORKING RECEPTION
(Sponsor TBD)

LEGEND

Thematic Track 1: Tripling Renewable Energy Capacity by 2030 Deep Dive Workshop
Thematic Track 2: Doubling Progress in Energy Efficiency by 2030 Plenary
Thematic Track 3: Delivering Electricity Transmission and Distribution for the Future Spotlight Session
Thematic Track 4: Financing New and Innovative Clean Energy Solutions in Hard-to-Abate Sectors
Energy Finance Day Pre-Forum Event
Agenda for ACEF 2024 - Thursday, 6 June
MORNING SESSION
9:00-10:30 AM
(GMT+8)

Thematic Track Session 1.3:

Variable Renewable Energy and Battery Storage

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Thematic Track Session 2.3:

Energy Efficient Heating and Cooling

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Thematic Track Session 3.3:

Upgrade and Expansion of Electricity Transmission and Distribution Grids

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Thematic Track Session 4.3:

Carbon Removal Financing and Technologies for the Industrial Sector

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Spotlight Session:

Energy Systems for Climate Resilience: Strategic and Technical Solutions
(ADB)

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Spotlight Session:

Harnessing Pumped Storage Hydro for Sustainable Energy Solutions
(ADB)

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10:30-11:00 AM Break
MORNING SESSION
11:00-12:30 PM
(GMT+8)

Thematic Track Session 1.4:

Renewable Energy for Transport, Agriculture and Other Sectors

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Thematic Track Session 2.4:

Energy Efficiency in Transport and Cities

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Thematic Track Session 3.4:

Smart Grids, Digitalization and Electric Vehicle Charging

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Thematic Track Session 4.4:

Advanced Digital Solutions for Industrial Decarbonization

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Spotlight Session:

Sustainable Geothermal Power Development
(ADB)

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Spotlight Session:

CEO Talks on Emerging Areas
(ADB)

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12:30-2:00 PM Lunch
AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00-2:10 PM
(GMT+8)
AFTERNOON SESSION
2:30-4:00 PM
(GMT+8)

Spotlight Session:

Policy-Based Loans – Creating Ripples for the Energy Transition (ADB)

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4:00-4:30 PM Break
AFTERNOON SESSION
4:30-6:00 PM
(GMT+8)

Spotlight Session:

Financing Next Generation Clean Energy Technologies (ADB Ventures)

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LEGEND

Thematic Track 1: Tripling Renewable Energy Capacity by 2030 Deep Dive Workshop
Thematic Track 2: Doubling Progress in Energy Efficiency by 2030 Plenary
Thematic Track 3: Delivering Electricity Transmission and Distribution for the Future Spotlight Session
Thematic Track 4: Financing New and Innovative Clean Energy Solutions in Hard-to-Abate Sectors
Energy Finance Day Pre-Forum Event
Agenda for ACEF 2024 - Friday, 7 June
MORNING SESSION
9:00 AM-10:30 PM (GMT+8)

Closing Plenary:

Providing a Just and Inclusive Clean Energy Transition for All

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10:30-11:00 AM Break
MORNING SESSION
11:00 AM-12:30 PM (GMT+8)

Closing Plenary:

Providing a Just and Inclusive Clean Energy Transition for All

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12:30-2:00 PM Lunch
AFTERNOON SESSION
2:00-3:30 PM (GMT+8)

Post Forum:

Informal Meeting

3:30-4:00 PM Break
AFTERNOON SESSION
4:00-5:30 PM (GMT+8)

Post-Forum:

Informal Meeting


LEGEND

Thematic Track 1: Tripling Renewable Energy Capacity by 2030 Deep Dive Workshop
Thematic Track 2: Doubling Progress in Energy Efficiency by 2030 Plenary
Thematic Track 3: Delivering Electricity Transmission and Distribution for the Future Spotlight Session
Thematic Track 4: Financing New and Innovative Clean Energy Solutions in Hard-to-Abate Sectors
Energy Finance Day Pre-Forum Event