Programme

Day One. Monday, 24. April 2017

Conference Opening

08:30 am

Registration

09:30 am

Welcome

Jacki Davis, Moderator

09:35 am

German Environmental Policy for Respecting Planetary Boundaries

Dr. Barbara Hendricks, German Federal Enviroment Minister, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

09:50 am

Introduction: Maintaining the Holocene

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Lucht, Co-Chair "Earth System Analysis”, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

10:00 am

Planetary Boundaries today: Taking Stock on the Status and Application in Societies

Prof. Dr. Johan Rockström, Director, Stockholm Resilience Centre

10:30 am Coffee Break

Planetary Boundaries in Practice

11:00 am

Towards putting planetary boundaries in practice in the EU

Jock Martin, Head of Integrated Environmental Assessments, European Environment Agency

11:10 am

Planetary Boundaries and the Green Economy: Switzerland

Dr. Loa Buchli, Head of Section "Economics", Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN), Switzerland

11:20 am

Planetary Boundaries and Transformative Policies in the German Integrated Environment Programme

Dietmar Horn, Head, Directorate General “General and Strategic Aspects of Environment, Building and Urban Development Policy”, German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

11:30 am

Global Inequality and Planetary Boundaries: Adding a Social Equity Dimension to the Safe Operating Space

Prof. Dr. Melissa Leach,  Director, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex

11:40 am Plenary Discussion

Conference Panel

12:00 pm

Planetary Boundaries and the Transformation of Economy and Society

Prof. Dr. Johan Rockström, Director, Stockholm Resilience Centre
Dr. Harry Lehmann, Head of Division Environmental Planning and Sustainability Strategies, German Environment Agency
Prof. Dr. Gail Whiteman, Director, Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business, Lancaster University
Kate Raworth, Senior Visiting Research Associate, Oxford University

12:45 pm Lunch

Building on Practice: Stock-Taking – Parallel Workshops

02:00 pm

Workshops 1-6

03:20 pm Break
03:50 pm

Workshops 7-12

05:10 pm Break

Reaching out: Planetary Boundaries and Humanities

05:30 pm

Interviews: The Role of Boundaries within Humanities

Prof. Dr. Kirsten Meyer, Chair for Practical Philosophy and Philosophy Education, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Hanna Dölle, Co-Founder, CUCO – curatorial concepts berlin e.V.

05:55 pm

Farewell Day One; Key Topics for Day Two

Jacki Davis, Moderator

Networking Reception

06:00 pm Networking Reception at the Venue
07:00 pm Official End of the Conference Day One

Day Two. Tuesday, 25. April 2017

From Stocktaking to Opportunities for Mainstreaming

08:30 am

Registration

09:00 am

Welcome and Introduction Day Two

Jacki Davis, Moderator

09:15 am

Introducing Planetary Boundaries in the Economy and Society

Dr. Heinrich Bottermann, General Secretary, German Federal Environmental Foundation

09:30 am

Planetary Boundaries for Environmental Communication: Opportunities

Walter Kahlenborn, Co-Founder and Managing Director, adelphi

09:40 am

Learning in the Anthropocene

Prof. Dr. Kai Niebert, Anthropocene Learning Lab, Universität Zürich

09:50 am

Planetary Boundaries, Footprints and the Sustainable Development Goals

Dr. Mathis Wackernagel, CEO, Global Footprint Network

10:00 am

International Cooperation for Global Sustainable Development. Stagnation, Erosion and Windows of Opportunity

Prof. Dr. Dirk Messner, Director, German Development Institute

10:15 am

Planetary Boundaries: A view from UN Environment

Jacqueline McGlade, Director, Science Division, UN Environment

10:25 am

Plenary Discussion

Jacki Davis, Moderator

10:40 am

Break

Next Steps for Mainstreaming

11:10 am

Building a Global Alliance for a Sustainable Anthropocene: Making Use of Safe Operating Space Opportunities

Dr. Heinrich Bottermann, General Secretary, German Federal Environmental Foundation
Prof. Dr. Dirk Messner, Director, German Development Institute
Dagmar Dehmer, Der Tagesspiegel
Katinka Abbenbroek, Head One Planet Thinking, WWF
Dr. Moritz Nill, Head Berlin Office, Systain

Conference Synthesis and Farewell

12:10 pm Impressions and Preliminary Results on Ways Forward
12:30 pm

Farewell

Rita Schwarzelühr-Sutter, Parliamentary State Secretary, German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

12:45 pm

Lunch

13:45 pm

Official End of the Conference Day Two

Side Event: Planetary Boundaries and the Financial Sector

02:00 pm For more information on our side event, please click here.