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OCTOBER 1ST

KICKOFF CONFERENCE – MUSEE DU QUAI BRANLY, PARIS

Animated by Corinne Le Quéré & Chris Bockman


9:00 am – 10:00 am

Registration | Welcome coffee


10:00 am – 10:15 am

Introduction of the conference


10:15 am – 10:45 am

Opening – Mrs Frédérique Vidal – French Minister for Higher Education, Research and Innovation

Opening – Mrs Anja Karliczek – German Federal Minister for Education and Research


10:45 am – 11:45 am

Session 1 : Global Changes

  • Keynote speaker: Friederike Otto
    Future science for scientists4future
  • Laureates: Camille Parmesan (French laureate) & Andreas Goldthau (German laureate)

11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Session 2 : Earth System Research

  • Keynote speaker: Valérie Masson-Delmotte
    Climate change, the 6th round of the International Panel on

    Climate Change (IPCC) assessments
  • Laureates: Christina Richards (German laureate) & Ben Sanderson (French laureate)

12:45 pm – 2:45 pm

Lunch | poster session


2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

Session 3 : Climate Change & Global Sustainability

  • Keynote speaker: Wolfgang Cramer
    Climate change and global sustainability: the link is in the biosphere
  • Laureates: Valery Ridde (French laureate) & Jed Kaplan (German laureate)

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Session 4 : Energy Transition

  • Keynote speaker: Didier Roux
    Energy: challenges and innovations
  • Laureates: Lorie Hamelin (French laureate) & Yutsung Tsai (German laureate)

4:45 pm – 5:30 pm

Coffee break | Poster presentations by the laureates


5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Discussion between the keynote speakers and the audience.

Animated by Corinne Le Quéré & Chris Bockman

Conclusion by Corinne Le Quéré


6:30 pm

Closing cocktail



To ensure safety, it is prohibited to enter the Quai Branly Museum with a large bag or a suitcase, including Cabin luggage