EURESFO24 programme

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Valencia Cities Climate Week

The 2024 edition of the European Urban Resilience Forum will take place in the framework of the Valencia Cities Climate Week, together with the Cities Mission Conference and the Energy Cities' Annual Forum, hosted by the city as part of the Valencia EU Green Capital 2024 celebrations. This collaboration will be a unique opportunity to bring together representatives of cities and regions from across Europe to discuss challenges and opportunities for strengthening resilience in the wider context of sustainable urban development.

26. June 2024

Time
Content
8.30 - 9.30

Registration

9.30 - 9.45

Welcome to EURESFO24

9.45 - 10.30

EURESFO24 Opening Plenary

City Mayors Interviews
10.30 - 11.00

Keynote speaker

11.00 - 11.30

Coffee break & Marketplace

Interviews

11.30 - 12.30

Valencia Cities Climate Week: Unlocking Climate Finance for Urban Transformation

12.30 - 13.30

Valencia Cities Climate Week: High level panel on multi-level governance

13.30 - 14.30

Lunch & Marketplace

Interviews

14.30 - 15.45

PARALLEL SESSIONS

Valencia Cities Climate Week:
Breakout Session By EURESFO24

Our common Mission: collaboration for a resilient and climate-neutral future

Valencia Cities Climate Week:
Breakout Session By EURESFO24

Adaptation Finance: Bridging the Gap Between Financiers and Cities climate-neutral cities and regions.

Valencia Cities Climate Week:
Breakout Session By Cities Mission Conference 2024

Valencia Cities Climate Week:
Breakout Session By Cities Mission Conference 2024

Valencia Cities Climate Week:
Breakout Session By Energy Cities Annual Forum

Valencia Cities Climate Week:
Breakout Session By Energy Cities Annual Forum

15.45 - 16.15

Coffee break & Marketplace

Interviews

16.15 - 17.30

PARALLEL SESSIONS

Valencia Cities Climate Week:
Breakout Session By EURESFO24

Multi-level governance: coordinating for climate adaptation

Valencia Cities Climate Week:
Breakout Session By EURESFO24

Navigating Forward: Policies for a Water-Resilient Europe

Valencia Cities Climate Week:
Breakout Session By Cities Mission Conference 2024

Valencia Cities Climate Week:
Breakout Session By Cities Mission Conference 2024

Valencia Cities Climate Week:
Breakout Session By Energy Cities Annual Forum

Valencia Cities Climate Week:
Breakout Session By Energy Cities Annual Forum

17.45 - 18.00

Valencia Cities Climate Week: Closing Pleanary

Dinner

Location
Hemisfèric

27. June 2024

8.30 - 9.00

Registration

9.00 - 10.45

PARALLEL WORKSHOPS

City Workshop: Sustainable Reconstruction

City Workshop: Energy Efficiency

City Workshop: Socio-Economic Recovery

9.00 - 10.35
Parallel Session

Just Resilience across Europe – Building our collective capacities on the ''what, why and how''

10.15 - 11.15

SPIN4EIC Pitch session

10.45 - 11.15

Coffee break & Marketplace

11.15 - 13.00

PARALLEL WORKSHOPS

Co-creating inclusive climate adaptation solutions: an interactive workshop on citizen engagement

Moderators
Jannis Niethammer (ICLEI Europe) Benedetta Buccolini (ICLEI Europe) Erica Manuelli (ICLEI Europe)
Speakers
Eulalia Baulenas (BSC) Samuel Pickard (BSC) Alain Denis (Yellow Window)
Local Experts facilitating the case studies
Ludwig Sonesson (city of Malmö) Marit Gronwald (city of Dresden) Edoardo Zanchini (city of Rome) Elena Tzamourano (Dock), representing Messinia region Mariëlle Versteeg (city of Utrecht)

Climate services towards better informed policies and decisions for climate-resilient development

Bridging the Gap: Mobilizing Local Resources for Climate Resilience Through Public-Private Partnerships

Moderators
Felicity Spors Konstantina Karydi (Municipality of Trikala) Caitlin Drake (The Gold Standard Foundation)
11.45 - 13.00
Plenary

The Roadmap from Humanitarian Response to Post-conflict Resilience and Recovery - Focus on Ukraine

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch & Marketplace

Interviews

14.00 - 15.45

PARALLEL WORKSHOPS

What kind of tools and practices do city and regional administrations need to make urban resilience a reality?

Moderators
Tobias Gralke (Climate Media Factory) Maxie Riemenschneider (ÖGUT) Jordi Pascual (IREC)
Speakers
Fabian Reitemeyer (Climate Manager of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg/Berlin) Ramon Canal Oliveras (Ajuntament de Barcelona) Elena Lacort Maza (Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona)

Rising to the Challenge: Nature-Based Solutions for Water Resilience in Europe

Unlocking Finance for Smart Resilient Cities

14.30 - 15.45
Parallel Session

Communities as Active Partners to Enable Urban Climate Resilience

Moderators
Karl Astbury (Resilient Cities Network) (co-moderator) Nuha Eltinay (ICLEI) (co-moderator)
Speakers
Dr Kathy Oldham (Greater Manchester) (UCRP) Ilaria Giuliani (CRO, Milan) (UCRP - UP2030) Aitor Gongora (Spanish Red Cross) (UCRP) Kemal Kılıç (Izmir Municipality) (ACCTING)
15.45 - 16.15

Coffee break & Marketplace

Interviews

16.15 - 17.30

PARALLEL SESSIONS

Digitalization for Climate Action: Co-Creation, Collaboration, and Just Transitions

Does Culture Count for Resilience? Opportunities and Challenges for More Resilient Cultural Landscapes

Advancing coastal and water resilience in the EU: encouraging the implementation of multi-level Decision-making frameworks

AI and innovation for resilience

Moderator
Alis Daniela Torres, ICLEI Europe
Speakers
Tom George (Product Lead Google) Danila Severa (TBC, City of Rome) Elina Seppänen (City of Tampere) Papazoglou Emmy (City of Athens9 Bettina Tryz-Ryan (VP Sustainability, Gartner) Luis Neves (CEO, GeSI)
17.45 - 18.30

EURESFO24 Closing Plenary

Cocktail hour

28. June 2024

9.30 - 13.00

STUDY VISITS