Statements & Presentations
Berlin High-level Dialogue on Implementing Rio+20 Decisions on Sustainable Cities and Urban Transport

Number of statements/presentations: 54

Welcome Address
Keynote Speakers
H.E. Mr. Anwarul K. Chowdhury
Chairman, Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS)
Ms. Kathrin Schneider
Secretary of State, Ministry for Infrastructure and Agriculture, State of Brandenburg
Session 1
Dr. Friedemann Kunst, Berlin Ministry for Urban Development
Challenges and Answers: The Berlin Transport Strategy
Mr. Thomas Meißner, Deputy Director, Berlin Agency for Electromobility eMO
„Mobilitätsmanagement von Morgen – Nicht mit dem eigenen Auto unterwegs“
Session 2
Ms. Li Xiaolin, Chairwoman, China Power New Energy Development Company Limited (CPNE)
The Chinese Green Health City Project - Global Partnership for a Sustainable Future
Prof. Dr. Dieter Flämig, INFRAWIND EURASIA
Green Health City: the Beginning of a new Era of Urban Development – Sustainable Infrastructures as a Global Task and Urban Chance
Prof. Peter Ruge, Architekten
Sustainable Urban Approaches to an Efficient Balance between Human Beings and Nature
Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Future Medicine as a part of a Green Health City
Prof. Dr. Kai Strunz, TU Berlin
Smart Grid as a Backbone of a Smart City
High-Level Morning Plenary Session
Ms. Shrimati Meenaxiben Dashrathbhai Patel, Mayor, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, India
Ahmedabad towards Implementing Rio+ 20 Decisions: More Sustainable Transport for better Cities and Zero Waste City by 2031
Ms. Pam O’Connor, Mayor, City of Santa Monica, California, USA
Achieving a Lower Carbon and more Sustainable City Alternatives in Santa Monica
Parallel Session 1
Opening Remarks: Mr. Lu Haifeng
Secretary-General, Global Forum for Human Settlements (GFHS)
Part I: Initiatives in Sustainable Cities
Mr. Lu Haifeng, Secretary-General, Global Forum for Human Settlements (GFHS)
Implement Rio+20 Decisions; Demonstrate New Urbanization-Standards of the Initiative of International Green Model City (IGMC)
Part II: Best Practices in Sustainable Urban Development and Eco-cities
Mr. Joseph Chan, Sustainability Director of Mission Hills Group
Pioneering low carbon and sustainable tourism in Mission Hills
Ms. Silvia Isabela Breu, Director, Oeiras Municipal Development Office, Portugal
Oeiras Urban Development: Jump from a Suburban City into a Developed City in 20 years
Parallel Session 3
Mr. Martin Roehrleef, Head of Staff Department
Public Transport: Key Player and Backbone of Modern Multimodal Mobility
Mr. Pedro Olivares, Director of F & S Consulting SA Caracas
Los Metrocables de Caracas - Aerial Cable Cars as an Innovative Solution for Urban Transport
Mr. Philipp Wex, Senior Manager, Daimler Business Innovation, Germany
Simpl'eco'nvenient: A thought on success factors of urban mobility concepts and how Daimler is shaping urban mobility
Dr. Stephan Herbst, General Manager Energy Research Group (Toyota)
Multimodal Transport - an OEM Perspective
Parallel Session 4
Mr. Steve Kearns, Transport for London
The Move Towards Sustainable Transport
Mr. Lawrie Robertson, Director of Strategic Planning, Buro Happold
Transforming Cities to Foster Responsive, Affordable Mobility- Lessons from Detroit and Berlin
Mr. Reinier de Graaf, Partner, MA Rotterdam
Foresight in Hindsight. A History of Predictions
Parallel Session 5
Dr. Helmar Rendez, Head of BU Distribution and Chairman of the Management Board, Vattenfall
Integration of Smart Energy Solutions into Smart Grids: Key Success Factors for a Sustainable City Development
Mr. Dr. Klaus Bonhoff, Managing Spokesperson of National Organization Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (NOW)
Hydrogen, Fuel Cell and Battery Electric Drives – Federal Market Preparation Programs in Germany, Status Quo & Outlook
Mr. Hasso Georg Grünjes, Infrastructure & Cities Sector, Siemens AG
The efficient and cost-effective solution for heavy duty road transport
Mr. Markus Schmidt, Bosch Automotive Electronics, Executive Vice President Sales
Electromobility has a bright future. Make it happen with Bosch.
Parallel Session 1A
Ms. Jia Fu, Market Analyst, Bejing, China
The Role of Electric Two Wheelers in Sustainable Urban Transport in China: Market Analysis, Trends, Issues and Policy Options
Ms. Jia Fu, Market Analyst, Bejing, China
Background information paper: The Role of Electric Two-Wheelers in Sustainable Urban transport in China: Market analysis, trends, issues, policy options
Mr. Patrick Kayemba, Executiva Dirac:tor, FABIO, Kampala, Uganda
Promotion of Sustainable Transport In Kampala, Uganda
Parallel Session 1B
Mr. Ralf Baron, Partner, Arthur D. Little
Future of Urban Mobility: Results of Arthur D. Little Global Benchmarking Study
Mr. William Fernando Camargo Triana, Director of Transportation and Public Services, Secretariat of Planning, Bogota City
Urban Transport Planning lor Sustainable Urban Development: Policies and Projects for Sustainable Transport Development in Bogota
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