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Tuesday, October 9, 2007

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Day 1 of Symposium

Venue: New Palace Theatre, Potsdam (Directions)
Time: 9:00 – 17:30

9:00 Introductions

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber
Volker ter Meulen
Anders Wijkman

Session I: Climate Stabilization

Chair: Peter Frey

9:15 The Climate Challenge Rajendra Pachauri
9:35 Our Common Atmosphere Mario Molina (NP Chem 1995)

9:55 Coffee Break

10:30 Towards the “Global Deal” Angela Merkel, Federal Chancellor
11:00 Economics of Climate Policy Nicholas Stern
11:20 The Power of Environmentalism Wangari Maathai (NP Peace 2004) - by video link

11:30 Panel Discussion 1

Panel Chair: Achim Steiner
Participants: Brian Hoskins, Paul Klemperer, Robert Watson, Carl Christian v. Weizsäcker
Rapporteur: Karsten Sach

12:30 Lunch Break


Session II: Energy Security

Chair: William C. Ramsay

14.10 Energies for the Future Carlo Rubbia (NP Phys 1984)
14:30 Crucial Insights from Beijing Walter Kohn (NP Chem 1998)
14:50 Novel Photovoltaics Alan Heeger (NP Chem 2000)

15:10 Coffee Break

15:30 Is Solar Energy Conversion an Option for Solving the Energy Problem? Zhores Alferov (NP Phys 2000)
15:50 Bioenergy and Sustainability Daniel Kammen

16:20 Panel Discussion 2

Panel Chair: Jürgen Mlynek
Participants: Markus Antonietti, Ottmar Edenhofer, David Gross (NP Phys 2004), Joachim Luther
Rapporteur: Nebojsa Nakicenovic

17:30 Recreation Break

”Genius Loci” Reception

Venue: Albert Einstein Science Park, Great Refractor, Telegraph Hill, Potsdam (Directions)
Time: 19:00 – 20:00


Annette Schavan, Federal Minister for Education and Research;

Matthias Steinmetz, Director of Astrophysical Institute Potsdam

Topical Address: Antony Hewish (NP Phys 1974)

Strategic Alliances for the Future Annette Schavan

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