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South Pole at COP27

South Pole at COP27

South Pole’s experts will be speaking at UN Climate Summit (COP27) events, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, from 6 to 18 November, 2022 on Nature-based Solutions, Article 6 and Technological Innovations.

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From November 6th onwards, South Pole’s experts will be part of 15+ sessions at COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh.

These critical conversations will center on nature-based solutions, Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, and technological innovations and removals. Meet us at the South Pole booth in the IETA Business Hub located in Area C, Zone 5, Pavilion 123.

Our team at COP27

South Pole Delegation - Week 1
Gokce Mete
Gokce Mete
Global Hydrogen Stakeholder Platform Manager
South Pole Delegation - Week 2
Frederic Gagnon-Lebrun
Frederic Gagnon-Lebrun
Director Climate Policy, Finance and Carbon Markets
Carbonsink Delegation
Aurora D'Aprile
Aurora D'Aprile
Media & Climate Policy Advisor
Marco Magini
Marco Magini
Director Climate Projects and Portfolio Management
Naomi Swickard
Naomi Swickard
Head of Public Affairs
Andrea Maggiani
Andrea Maggiani
CEO and Founder
Mireia Vilaplana
Mireia Vilaplana
Director, Climate Policy, Finance and Carbon Markets
Philip Moss
Philip Moss
Strategy Director Tech. Carbon Removals
Guido Alfani
Guido Alfani
Head of Climate Solutions, Southern Europe
Patrick Bürgi
Patrick Bürgi
Co-Founder, Managing Director Japan / Senior Advisor Innovation
Gaetan Hinojosa
Gaetan Hinojosa
Associate Director, Practice Lead, Climate Policy and Finance Advisory
Christoph Grobbel
Christoph Grobbel
Chairman of the Board, Managing Director Capital Markets
Ingo Puhl
Ingo Puhl
Co-Founder, Senior Advisor & Director Thailand
Ramona Bettler
Ramona Bettler
Senior Strategic Events & Thought Leadership Specialist

Program of Events

Week 1

7 November, 2:00 PM EET

Investing in climate adaptation: A review of the first investment by the Landscape Resilience Fund in Ghanaian cocoa landscapes.

Registration

- Register for the event here

Location

- Panda Hub (virtual)

South Pole Speakers

- Ahmed Aziz

South Pole Speakers

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Ahmed Aziz

Ghana Landscape Coordinator

8 November - 17 November

Future Economy Forum - COP27 Dialogues

More information about the event

- Read more about the event here

South Pole Speakers

- Christoph Grobbel

South Pole Speakers

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Christoph Grobbel

Chairman of the Board, Managing Director Capital Markets

8 November

Hydrogen Transition Summit

More information about the event

- Read more about the event here

Location

- Innovation Zone

South Pole Speakers

- Gökce Mete

South Pole Speakers

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Gökce Mete

Global Hydrogen Stakeholder Platform Manager

9 November

Generating a supply of high-quality credits

South Pole Speakers

- Gökce Mete

South Pole Speakers

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Gökce Mete

Global Hydrogen Stakeholder Platform Manager

9 November, 11 AM - 11.40 AM

From community based to community-owned projects

More information about the event

- Read more about the event here

Location

- Climate Action Hub

South Pole Speakers

- Marco Magini

Livestream

https://bit.ly/COP27_Webcast

South Pole Speakers

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Marco Magini

Executive Director Climate Projects

9 November, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Innovative Finance Mechanisms to Scale-up and Speed-up the Energy Transition

More information about the event

- Live stream of this event will be available. To access it sign up here.

Location

- SDG7 Pavillion

South Pole Speakers

- Patrick Bürgi

South Pole Speakers

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Patrick Bürgi

Co-Founder, Managing Director Japan / Senior Advisor Innovation

9 November, 4:30 PM-5:30 PM

Roundtable - "Just Climate Action" (Prosus/Naspers)

Location

- South Africa Pavillion

South Pole Speakers

- Patrick Bürgi

South Pole Speakers

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Patrick Bürgi

Co-Founder, Managing Director Japan / Senior Advisor Innovation

9 November 4:00 PM - 5:00/5:45 PM

Unlocking hard to abate industries’ net-zero transformation

Location

- Bellona Pavilion

South Pole Speakers

- Gökce Mete

South Pole Speakers

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Gökce Mete

Global Hydrogen Stakeholder Platform Manager

9 November, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Low Carbon Hydrogen: Unlocking the Potential through Carbon Markets

Location

- Singapore Pavilion

South Pole Speakers

- Gökce Mete

South Pole Speakers

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Gökce Mete

Global Hydrogen Stakeholder Platform Manager

10th November, 10:00 - 10:40 AM

The Future of Climate Technologies in Africa

Location

- World Bank Pavilion

South Pole Speakers

- Gökce Mete

South Pole Speakers

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Gökce Mete

Global Hydrogen Stakeholder Platform Manager

10 November, 12:00 PM

Mobilizing Action to Scale Carbon Removal Solutions through the Global Carbon Removal Partnership

Location

- Green Zone Pavilion

South Pole Speakers

- Philip Moss

South Pole Speakers

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Philip Moss

Strategy Director Tech. Carbon Removals

10 November, 1:30 PM

Opportunities and challenges in the carbon market and beyond

Location

- IETA Pavilion

South Pole Speakers

- Mireia Vilaplana

South Pole Speakers

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Mireia Vilaplana

Senior Director, Climate Policy, Finance and Carbon Markets

10 November, 2:00 PM

UN High Level Working Group on Nutrition and Climate

Location

- TBA

South Pole Speakers

- Gökce Mete

South Pole Speakers

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Gökce Mete

Global Hydrogen Stakeholder Platform Manager

10 November, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Energy for Change-in conversation with energy youth activists

Location

- Minderoo pavilion

South Pole Speakers

- Gökce Mete

South Pole Speakers

Gökce Mete

Global Hydrogen Stakeholder Platform Manager

11 November, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Connecting Hydrogen Valleys with RePower EU – up to global and down towards net-zero

More information about the event

- Read more about the event here

Location

- EU Pavilion

South Pole Speakers

- Gökce Mete

South Pole Speakers

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Gökce Mete

Global Hydrogen Stakeholder Platform Manager

10 November, 4:30 PM-5:15 PM

Carbon Removals: The importance of developing a diverse portfolio

Location

- WeMeanBusiness Pavilion

South Pole Speakers

- Patrick Bürgi

South Pole Speakers

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Patrick Bürgi

Co-Founder, Managing Director Japan / Senior Advisor Innovation

10 November, 6:00 PM-7:00 PM

Responsible Leadership Expert Session on Advancing Carbon Removal Technologies

Location

- UN Innovation Hub

South Pole Speakers

- Patrick Bürgi

South Pole Speakers

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Patrick Bürgi

Co-Founder, Managing Director Japan / Senior Advisor Innovation

10 November, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

KLIK: Climate Action under Art. 6

Location

- TBA

South Pole Speakers

- Ingo Puhl

South Pole Speakers

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Ingo Puhl

Co-founder, Senior Advisor & Director Thailand

11 November, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Article 6 and the Voluntary Carbon Market: Tools to Deliver NDCs and Increase Ambition

More information about the event

- Read more about the event here

Location

- Side Amon

South Pole Speakers

- Mireia Vilaplana

South Pole Speakers

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Mireia Vilaplana

Senior Director, Climate Policy, Finance and Carbon Markets

11 November

MRV and Certification for Carbon Removals

Location

- IETA Pavilion

11 November, 2.30 PM CET

Unlocking Transport & Storage Infrastructure for Carbon Removals

More information about the event

- Read more about the event here

Location

- Virtual

South Pole Speakers

- Stephanie Bischof
- Aymeric Reymond
- Christiaan Gevers Deynoot

South Pole Speakers

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Stephanie Bischof

Managing Director, Airfix
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Aymeric Reymond

Senior Investment Manager
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Christiaan Gevers Deynoot

Senior Manager, Carbon Removal Platform

11 November, 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Scaling Carbon Removal Economically and Responsibly

Location

- WeMeanBusiness Coalition Pavilion

South Pole Speakers

- Patrick Bürgi

South Pole Speakers

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Patrick Bürgi

Co-Founder, Managing Director Japan / Senior Advisor Innovation

12 November, 2:00 PM

Launch event: FSC Climate Coalition

Location

- Climate Action Stage

South Pole Speakers

- Mireia Vilaplana

South Pole Speakers

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Mireia Vilaplana

Senior Director, Climate Policy, Finance and Carbon Markets

Week 2

17 November

Corporate Climate Action in Italy

Location

- Italian Pavilion

South Pole Speakers

- Guido Alfani

South Pole Speakers

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Guido Alfani

Head of Climate Solutions, Southern Europe

17 November

From mangroves to forests - Growing resilience and scale

More information about the event

- Find out more about this event and register here

Location

- IETA Business Hub

South Pole Speakers

- Naomi Swickard

South Pole Speakers

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Naomi Swickard

Head of Public Affairs

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