Ahead of us lie entirely new ways of creating prosperity, employment and quality of life and to fully understand and seize the benefits of green growth, we must understand what opportunities greening the economy offers to the economy as a whole.
The new brochure on Take Lead will take you through the event step by step, day by day, and shows how you can Take Lead on October 12-13th. To view the program please click here The Take Lead conference allows you to discover new opportunities for cities and businesses and provides you with the necessary knowledge to confront the emerging crisis through green growth. At Take Lead you will join thought leaders to take part in exploring the frontier for the new sustainable economy.
The speakers include:
- Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action
- Ditlev Engel, CEO, Vestas
- Sir Anthony Giddens, Professor, London School of Economics (tbc)
- Yvo de Boer, Special Global Advisor, Climate Change and Sustainability, KPMG
- Bjarke Ingels, Founding Partner, B.I.G.
The overall aim of the event is the make the case for green growth. We will look at potentials and economic output of sustainable technologies and solutions in order to develop our understanding of the benefits offered to society through the low carbon transformation. The following workshops will be conducted: Smart Grid –Smart Growth; Sustainable Living in Buildings; Electric Vehicles; Communicating Green Growth; Bio Business is Big Business; Water –the Lasting Drop; A Sea of Wind- off shore wind, and Solutions for Sustainable Cities.
At Take Lead you will:
- Gain an exclusive overview of what is shaping the green economy
- Discover new green growth opportunities for cities and businesses
- Meet the architects of the green economy
- Learn more about the benefits of green growth
- Receive the “Guidebook to the Sustainable Future” describing the sustainable world in 2020
- Share your visions with key decision makers
Confirmed participants include:
Jeremy Oppenheim / Director / Climate Change Special Initiative / McKinsey – Mark Kenber / CEO / The Climate Group – Ditlev Engel / CEO / Vestas Wind Systems – Mark Watts / Director of Climate / ARUP – Brindusa Fidanza / Associate Director / Environmental Initiatives / – World Economic Forum – Frank Jensen / Lord Mayor / City of Copenhagen – Paul Dickinson / CEO / Carbon Disclosure Project – Allan Larsson / Fmr. Swedish Minister of Finance / Global Utmaning / Chairman of University of Lund – Anders Eldrup / CEO / DONG Energy – Björn Haugland / COO – Sustainability & Innovation / DNV – Stefan Denig / Head of Corporate Communications / Siemens – Bo Frank / Mayor / Växjö – Jan Gehl / Gehl Architects – Mogens Birkelund / CEO / Grid Manager – Paul Bevan / Secretary General / Eurocities – Flemming Borreskov / CEO / Realdania – Tom Murcott / Executive Vice President / Gale International – Erik Rasmussen / CEO / Monday Morning – Wolfgang Nowak / Director / Alfred Herrhausen Society – Morad Atif / Chairman – Energy Conservation in Buildings and Community Systems Programme / IEA – Yvo de Boer / Special Global Advisor – Climate Change and Sustainability / KPMG
These and 300 other business leaders, policy makers, investors, city leaders, experts and journalists from Europe, USA and Asia will meet at Take Lead. Take Lead is a part of the Green Week in Copenhagen from October 10th-15th, 2011