June 15, 2015

10:20 a.m. Opening/welcome

10:25 a.m. Scientific Keynote
“Climate change – what we can still do about it”
Professor Hans Joachim Schellnhuber CBE, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

11:00 a.m. Political and Economic Keynote
“Political outlook on the global climate change conference 2015 and beyond“
Professor Klaus Töpfer, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Potsdam

11:30 a.m.
“Energy transition, circular economy and Third Industrial Revolution”
Rainer Baake, State Secretary, Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie

12:05 p.m.
“Climate change and its implications for the global financial system”
Nick Robins, Co-Director, UNEP Inquiry

12:40 p.m. Lunch

1:20 p.m.
“The carbon bubble – more dangerous than the mortgage bubble? How should investors position themselves?”
Mark Campanale, Carbon Tracker Initiative, and Jochen Wermuth, Wermuth Asset Management

1:50 p.m.
Short presentations and discussion
“Impact investing and divest strategies”
Speakers/panelists from international family offices: Stephen Brenninkmeijer (Willows Investments), Lisa and Charly Kleissner (KL Felicitas Foundation)
Panel moderated by Alison Fort, Toniic Europe

2:30 p.m. Media Round
Journalists ask experts and investors about carbon bubble and impact investing, including by video link Valerie Rockefeller Wayne (Chair, Board of Trustees) and Stephen B. Heintz (President Rockefeller Brothers Fund)