Session speakers for all sessions in the technical program are listed alphabetically by last name. However, a different speaking order may be followed during the session. Download full Energy Week 2009 Program (PDF, 4.3MB; Finalized March 20)
Download Energy Week 2009 Program Addendum (PDF, 451KB; Finalized March 30)
Changes made after finalization dates above will be reflected on this website only.

 

Tuesday, March 31 Wednesday, April 1 Thursday, April 2
   
Tuesday, March 31
8:30 - 10:00 Registration & Coffee
10:00 - 12:30

Preston Auditorium

Energy Week Opening Plenary: Energy, Development and Climate Change

Energy Week Opening Plenary Panel: Addressing Energy Poverty in a Climate-Conscious World

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch - Please note that lunch is not provided. Participants may purchase meals/snacks in the World Bank cafeterias.
Side Event: Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the Time of Crises: The Role of the World Bank Group
14:00 - 15:30

Energy and Transport Joint Plenary 1: Technology & Energy Innovations for Clean Transport 

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30

Energy and Transport Joint Plenary 2: Fuel & Financial Crises: Energy and Transport Sector Challenges and Responses

   
Wednesday, April 1
9:00 - 10:30

Energy Plenary 1: Securing a Climate Sensitive Energy Supply: Addressing the Energy Security and Climate Change Dilemma

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS:

 

Wind Power Development: Overcoming System and Transmission Barriers

  Global Energy Assessment
  Renewable Energy Perspectives
  Energy Efficiency in Cities
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch - Please note that lunch is not provided. Participants may purchase meals/snacks in the World Bank cafeterias. Side Events will be held during the Lunch hour. For details please see the Program.
14:00 - 15:30

Energy Plenary 2: Scaling Up Energy Efficiency for Climate Change Mitigation

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS:  
  Hydro-Power Infrastructure Rehabilitation
  Energy Efficiency and Carbon Finance: Exploring Untapped Synergies
  Rural Energy Access
  Advanced Coal-Based Power Generation Technologies and CCS Options

17:45 - 19:30

Evening Reception (for all Energy Week and Transport Forum participants)

   
Thursday, April 2
9:00 - 10:30

PLENARIES:  
Energy Plenary 3: Power Sector Development in Africa: Making the Connections, Powering the Solutions
Energy Plenary 4: Accelerating Advanced Energy Technologies

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS:  
  Innovative Financing for Clean Energy: Can Donor Funding Provide Efficiency and Impact?
  Household Energy Opportunities
  Understanding the Impact of Climate Change on the Energy Sector
  Biofuels: Strategies and Opportunities

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch - Please note that lunch is not provided. Participants may purchase meals/snacks in the World Bank cafeterias. Side Events will be held during the Lunch hour. For details please see the Program.
14:00 - 15:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS:  
  Energy Plenary 5: Energy Sector Reform and Pricing Policy

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 ENERGY WEEK CLOSING PLENARY: Energy, Climate Change and Development
   

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