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Main Stage: ESG Conference on Advancing Sustainability through Policy, Finance, and Technology

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2024 From 10:00 to 14:30

Main Stage (The Spot) , Bottova 2/A, Bratislava

Part of the Festival of Future

SPONSORED BY:

Welcome to ESG Day at our Policy Festival, where we explore how emerging megatrends are shaping our sustainable future. Today’s agenda is designed to align with the overarching themes of the festival, diving deep into the intersection of environmental, social, and governance issues. From groundbreaking green strategies and the latest in sustainable finance to the transformative power of space technology, our sessions are crafted to inspire innovative solutions and actionable insights.

Engage with experts, participate in thought-provoking discussions, and brainstorm new ideas as we collectively navigate the challenges and opportunities of our evolving world. 

Let’s chart a course toward a more sustainable and resilient future together! 


AGENDA

9:30 – Registration and Networking / Connecting Minds, Forging Futures


10:00 – Opening of the ESG Day / Pioneering Pathways in Sustainable Future

  • Martin Maštalír, President of AmCham Slovakia
  • Martina Slabejová, Executive Director of AmCham Slovakia
  • Dr. Reiner Martin, Executive Director, National Bank of Slovakia


10:30 – Balancing Act: Advancing the Green Deal alongside Industrial Development /Panel Discussion: Navigating Sustainability and Industry in Harmony

  • Sevim Aktas, Policy Officer, European Commission, Directorate-General for Climate Action
  • Luke Thompson, Director, U.S. Embassy in Budapest, Regional Environment, Science, Technology, Health (ESTH) Hub Office
  • Michal Pintér, Director Government and EU Liaison, U.S. Steel 
  • Juraj Adamica, Sustainability Manager and Deputy Director of Regulation and Compliance, Slovenský plynárenský priemysel

  • Milan Zvara, Moderator


11:15 – Future of Finance: Green Strategies from CITI and Wolf Theiss /Conversation: Innovative Finance for a Sustainable Tomorrow

  • Jason Channell, Head of Sustainable Finance, Citi Global Insights
  • Rudolf Pfeffer, Head of Banking and Finance practice in Slovakia, Wolf Theiss


11:45 – Lunch Break


12:30 – Data in Orbit: Advancing Sustainability through Space Technology and AI /Expert Talk: Reaching New Heights with Space Tech and software solutions

  • United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (tbc)
  • Robert Ronec, Senior Managing Consultant,  IBM Consulting – CIC Slovakia


13:30 – Ideation Sessions: Thematic Brainstorming Workshops /Workshops: Collaborative Innovation for Practical ESG Solutions

  • Power Purchase Agreement Contracts
  • Diversity and Inclusion in the Supply Chain
  • Reporting 
  • Real Estate 
  • ESG Communication 


14:30 – Coffee Break  /We invite you to take a coffee break now. This isn't just a pause—it's a prelude to something special.

After the break, join us for the Slovak premiere of the acclaimed documentary Beyond Zero, followed by an intriguing panel discussion. It’s an inspiring exploration of sustainability you won't want to miss.




Find out more and register also to the “BEYOND ZERO” movie screening and Panel Discussion




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