KICK OFF ACEF WITH A BANG!
ACEF 2018 Networking Day/Early Check-in and Pre-Forum Reception on 4 June
On 4 June, ADB will open its doors for ACEF participants to get ready for an exciting full week of clean energy conversations. Participants can come in the morning of 4 June to pick up their forum badge and materials early, register onsite (if needed based on limited availability), network with other ACEF participants in the auditorium halls and start off the week at the pre-forum cocktail reception in the evening. We encourage you to take full advantage of this networking opportunity before the forum!
Onsite Early Check-in and Forum Badge and Materials Pickup
From 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, ACEF participants who have registered for the forum online in advance can come to ADB HQ to pick up their forum badge and materials. This is highly recommended to avoid the crowds and slight delays at the front gate of ADB HQ during the first day of the forum.
Registration for Walk-in Participants
For participants who are not able to register and pay online before the start of the forum, you can register and pay onsite at the ADB HQ Visitors Registration Gate along ADB Ave, from 9:00 am - 11:00 am ONLY.
Open Networking for ACEF Participants at ADB HQ
During the day, participants can network and meet up at the venue after they register. ADB will have its auditorium halls open from 9 AM to 5:30 PM for ACEF participants for a full day of networking. There will be open tables laid out in the main auditorium for participants to exchange ideas and have side meetings right before the start of the forum. All are welcome to make use of the available space for networking activities during the entire day. We encourage participants to use the ACEF App and LinkedIn as a way to schedule lively discussions during this day.
WIPO GREEN Technology Matchmaking
Monday 4 June, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ADB Auditorium Zone D
This half-day matchmaking event organized by WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) GREEN will feature technology seekers from Cambodia, Indonesia and the Philippines who are on the hunt for innovative sustainable technologies and services in the areas of air, agriculture, energy and water. Participants will be able to exchange ideas and opinions, make new connections, meet potential partners, and hear from experts on specific topics such as project finance. Click here to learn more.
Asia Clean Energy Marketplace and Project Matchmaking
Monday 4 June, 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. ADB Auditorium Zone D
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) Asia have organized this event to bring together finance and project development professionals for the Asia launch of IRENA’s Asia Clean Energy Marketplace, and to share experience and available opportunities for project finance, project development support and managing risks in projects. The panel discussion, interactive sessions and the matchmaking activity will engage experts from project development companies, financial institutions, service providers and development institutions to interact respectively, about their business requirements, financial and risk management offerings, and service offerings to support various renewable energy technologies and business models. Click here to learn more.
To start off the week, ACEF 2018 will host a pre-forum reception in the ADB cafeteria starting at 6 p.m. that day, 4 June. We welcome all registered participants to network with the ACEF Community in a more relaxed manner and get excited for the full week of activities. This is your chance to get a head start meeting clean energy experts from Asia and other parts of the world right before the forum kicks off.