It is with great pleasure to announce the European Union flagship event “Research and innovation: our energy for a low-carbon future” that will take place at the COP21 in Paris. At the event distinguished speakers will highlight the critical role of research and innovation in making the transition to a low-carbon future happen. The speakers panel include: • Maroš Šefčovič, European Commission Vice-President for the Energy Union • Carlos Moedas, European Commission Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation • Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament, Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) • Hans-Joachim Schellnhuber, founding Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) • Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics (LSE) • Peter Bakker, President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development The flagship event will take place on Tuesday, 8 December 2015, from 18.30 to 20.00. As of 18.00 a drink will be offered to participants. The agenda and further information are available below.
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