Sustainability: Portuguese Solutions for a Better Future
Barclays Global Headquarters, 1 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London
2nd November, 2010 12.30 pm – 4.30 pm
Following the success of last year’s Innovating Portugal’s seminars, aicep - the Portugal’s Business Development Agency and Barclays – the only British bank operating in Portugal, announce the 2010 series of events about Innovating Portugal, more than you imagine, with the support of the Confederation of British Industry, the British Chambers of Commerce, the UK Trade and Investment in Portugal and in the UK, the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, and the British-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce.
The theme for the third conference in the Innovating Portugal series will be “Sustainability: Portuguese solutions for a better Future” and will take place on the 2nd November, from 12:30 until 17:15 at Barclays Headquarters, Canary Wharf, London. It aims to reinforce business relationships between key players in the sector from Portugal and UK, as well as looking at ways to develop the synergies between both countries to improve cross border business opportunities.
The event programme consists of a networking lunch followed by a plenary session looking at investment conditions and business opportunities in Portugal and with Portuguese companies, the economic relationship between Portugal and UK, an overview on the sustainability concerns and industries in the UK and Portugal, and case studies of successful partnerships between Portuguese and British companies. At 3.15 pm take place three round-table break out sessions on Urban sustainability and Energetic Efficiency, Sustainable mobility, and the Oceans. This event has the support of the British Institute for Sustainability, the Renewable Energy Association, and the Society of Maritime Industries.
12:30 – 13:15 Registration and Lunch (Ante area for registration, then exhibitors and lunch in PSO2)
13:15 – 14:30 Plenary meeting (PSO1, theatre style)
13:15 Introductory Remarks
13:20 Barclays Corporate Portugal - Mr. João Coutinho, Director Barclays Portugal
13:25 Institute for Sustainability – Towards Sustainable Cities – transforming existing communities - Mr. Ed Metcalfe, Director of Research and Business Development
13:45 E.ON Energy - Case Study of a successful partnership PT and UK - Investing for a sustainable built environment – Mr. Richard Scott, Head of Carbon Consultancy
14:05 aicep Portugal Global UK - Overview of the Sustainability sector in Portugal. Doing Business with Portugal - Mr. Luís Florindo, Member of the Board
14:25 Welcome by the His Excellency Ambassador of Portugal to UK (Chargé d’Affaires) TBC
14:30 – 16:15 Round-tables meetings / two sessions of 45min each (teas and coffees available, 3 tables for 20 people at the back of PSO1)
I Urban sustainability and Energy Efficiency
SelfEnergy, Mr. Paul Lewis; Ventiláqua, Mr. Carlos Oliveira; Planeta Azul, Mr. João Completo; FDO Construções, Mr. Ricardo Bexiga; E.On Energy, Mr. Richard Scott
www.selfenergy.eu; www.ventilaqua.com; www.planetaazul.pt; www.fdo.pt ; http://eon-uk.com
II Sustainable mobility
Mobi-e, Mr. Renato Pereira; SISMELV, Mr. Candido Roque; E.Value, Mr. Bernardo Alves, TIS.PT, Mr. Faustino Gomes; EFACEC, Mr. Pedro Silva; Transport for London, Ms. Heather Watkinson.
www.mobi-e.pt; www.sismelv.com; www.evalue.pt; www.tis.pt; www.efacec.pt; www.tfl.gov.uk
III Oceans’ sustainable exploitation
Marine Sciences and Technologies of the University of Porto, Prof. Jorge Gonçalves; ECOMAR from the Aveiro University, Prof. Carlos Pascoal Neto and Mr. Ricardo Calado; ISEP/LSA – Autonomous Systems Lab, Mr. Eduardo Silva; Society of Maritime Industries/OSIL - Marine Environmental Instruments and Systems Mr. Paul Ridout..
16:15 - 16:30 Expert Panel Q&A - Conclusion Remarks (back to theatre seats in PSO1)
Delegates and Guest's List.
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