This is the first of four roundtables bringing together diverse experts from New Zealand and overseas to shed new light on particularly thorny questions for New Zealand’s low-emission transition.
Unlocking our low-emission future will begin with a keynote address by Prof Charles Kolstad from the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (by video conference). From there, participants will look at the following thorny questions:
Participation in this roundtable is by invitation only and will include experts and decision makers from government, business, research, and civil society organisations. For this roundtable, presentations by keynote speakers and Motu researchers may be made public. Discussions involving panellists and audience members will be held under the spirit of the Chatham House Rule, where participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s) may be revealed. However, individuals may choose to disclose publicly their own participation in the roundtable and contribution to the discussions.
What: E-Mission Possible Roundtable: Unlocking our low-emission future
When: 8:00am-12:45pm, Wednesday 29 November 2017
Where: Lecture theatre RHLT3, Rutherford House, Victoria University, Wellington
RSVP: by 15 November, using the registration link from your invitation letter. If you have any questions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
8:00 – 8:30 Morning coffee and registration
8:30 – 9:00 Formal mihi and whakatau (Elijah Prue) and welcome by the project partners.
9:00 – 9:30 Keynote address: Charles Kolstad, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (by video conference)
9:30 – 9:50 Motu presentation on low-emission pathways (Catherine Leining)
9:50 – 10:20 Panel response to questions:
10.20 - 10.45 Discussion with the audience and panelists
10:45 – 11:15 Morning tea
11:15 – 11:35 Motu presentation on models and institutions for adaptive decision making (Suzi Kerr)
11:35 – 12:05 Panel response to questions:
12:05 – 12:30 Discussion with the audience and panelists
12:30 – 12:45 Closing remarks: Key points and questions to carry forward to future roundtables
Aotearoa Foundation, Ministry for the Environment, Productivity Commission of New Zealand