Agenda

 

08:30 – 09:00 Registration & Coffee 
09:00 – 09:05 Opening remarks
09:05 – 10:15 Presentations:

What are the key features of CORSIA?

  • How does the phased implementation work?
  • How has it been decided which countries should take part? Which have volunteered?
  • How does the route-based approach work?
  • Which aircraft operators are required to comply?
  • When are the compliance deadlines and what is the enforcement for non-compliance?
  • Baseline applicable in pilot and first voluntary phases
  • Offset calculations and sectoral v. individual growth factors

Africa Abajas Bermejillo, Head of Aviation Services, Vertis Environmental Finance
Andreas Hardeman, Managing Director, Hardeman Consulting

10:15 – 11:00 Presentations:

What are the CORSIA MRV rules and how should airlines and business aircraft operators prepare themselves for compliance?

  • What monitoring methodologies are available to monitor fuel consumption?
  • Who do the aircraft operators report to?
  • Who are the verifiers and what are the verification rules?
  • How do you prepare for CORSIA MRV?
  • How will the MRV rules for CORSIA likely differ from the EU ETS?
  • What is the registry and how does it work?

Jonathon Counsell, Head of Sustainability, International Airlines Group
Julien Dufour, CEO, VERIFAVIA
Stefano Mancini, ETS Support Facility Manager, EUROCONTROL

11:00 – 11:30 Networking & Refreshment Break sponsored by BP
11:30 – 12:00 Presentation:

What is the demand likely to be under CORSIA for offsets?

Dr Pedro Piris-Cabezas, Senior Economist, Global Climate, Environmental Defense Fund

12:00 – 12:45 Presentations:

Carbon offset strategies for airlines and business aircraft operators – Part 1

  • What is an offset and what are the key standards to ensure quality?
  • Why and how do market approaches work?
  • Example projects plus what the current supply opportunities are.

Jochen Gassner, Member of the Executive Board, First Climate Markets AG
Helen Howes, Senior Advisor, First Climate Group

  • The carbon markets infrastructure, registries, platforms and security.

Wayne Sharpe, CEO, Global Environmental Markets (GEM)

Moderator: Andrew Pozniak, Senior Director, Green Aviation Solutions

12:45 – 14:00 Networking & Buffet Lunch sponsored by Vertis Environmental Finance
14:00 – 14:45 Panel Discussion:

Carbon offset strategies for airlines and business aircraft operators – Part 2

  • What are the benefits and opportunities for airlines / operators in developing strategies for CORSIA compliance and carbon offseting?
  • How should an airline start to design and implement its carbon strategy?
  • What timescales are required to develop and implement an effective carbon strategy?
  • Examples of effective carbon strategies airlines and aircraft operators.

Jochen Gassner, Member of the Executive Board, First Climate Markets AG
Wayne Sharpe, CEO, Global Environmental Markets (GEM)
Rene Estermann, CEO, Foundation myclimate
James Atkins, Chairman, Vertis Environmental Finance

Moderator: Sophy Greenhalgh, Director, International Emissions Trading Association

14:45 – 15:45 Panel Discussion:

What is the prospect for sustainable aviation biofuels and how do they fit within CORSIA?

  • How are sustainable biofuels accounted for in CORSIA?
  • To what extent can biofuels replace the need in the long term for market-based measures?
  • Which biofuels should be permitted for use by the aviation industry under CORSIA rules?
  • How do you ensure aviation biofuels are truly sustainable and deliver real emission reductions?
  • What are the barriers holding back aviation biofuel development?
  • What policy and investment instruments are required to kick-start a global aviation biofuel industry?

James Beard, Policy Specialist, Energy & Climate Change, WWF-UK
Jonathon Counsell, Head of Sustainability, International Airlines Group
Rolf Hogan, Executive Director, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials
Adam Klauber, Director, Sustainable Aviation, Rocky Mountain Institute
Bruno Miller, Managing Director, Fuels, Fulcrum BioEnergy

Moderator: Nancy Young, VP Environmental Affairs, Airlines for America

15:45 – 16:00  Round-up and key messages from the conference
16:00 – 16:15 Networking & Refreshment Break sponsored by Fulcrum BioEnergy
16:15 – 17:00 Free Consultation Workshop and Q&A with representatives from CORSIA experts, offset providers and verifiers
17:00 End of Conference
Note: content, timings and speakers subject to change at any time.