Scientific Calendar Event

Starts 22 Aug 2024
Ends 23 Aug 2024
Central European Time
Budinich Lecture Hall (LB)
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
The call for applications is open. Please click on 'Apply here' to submit your application.

An ICTP 60th anniversary event

Join Us for the International Symposium on Energy and Climate
Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) at the International Symposium on Energy and Climate, a premier event bringing together leading experts and institutions for two days of dynamic discussions. This high-level symposium will feature keynote addresses, panel discussions, and networking opportunities designed to foster collaboration and drive innovation in sustainable energy and climate solutions.
Event Highlights:
  • Renowned Speakers: Hear from distinguished leaders and experts representing organizations such as the IPCC, IAEA, SEforAll, ITER and other international bodies.
  • Global Perspective: Engage with top scientists, stakeholders, and industry professionals from around the world as they address the opportunities and scientific challenges that climate change presents to the energy sector.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with peers, share insights, and build partnerships to advance the future of energy and climate systems.
Symposium Context:
This event follows a two-week intensive school on modelling tools for energy and economic development, with participants from over 15 developing countries. These participants, including government policy analysts and advisors as well as academics from leading universities, will join the symposium to explore advancements in energy-focused economic development.
  • Energy transition strategies and policies
  • Renewable energy technologies and innovations
  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Sustainable transportation systems
  • Hydrogen energy technologies
  • Clean cooking solutions
  • Fusion energy research and advancements
  • Climate finance and investment opportunities
  • Policy frameworks for achieving net-zero emissions
Alain BECOULET, ITER Organisation DDG and Chief Scientist
Jessica CALLEN-KOVTUNOVA, IAEA Energy Planning, Austria
Cristina DOMINGUEZ, SE4ALL, Clean Cooking
Vivien FOSTER, Imperial College London - Finance, UK
Alicia LEONARD, University of Oxford,  Hydrogen, UK
Stefano MONTI, President European Nuclear Society
Henri PAILLERE, IAEA PESS Section Head, Austria
Robert SCHAFFER, Full Professor of Energy Economics at the Energy Planning Program of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (PPE/COPPE/UFRJ), Brazil
Yuba SOKONA, Former Vice Chair, of the IPCC
Registration: There is no registration fee.
**DEADLINE: 01/08/2024**


Carla CANNONE (ICTP, Imperial College & L'boro University, UK), Erika COPPOLA (ICTP, Italy), Mark Idwal HOWELLS (Imperial College & L'boro University, UK), Wei HUANG (IAEA, Austria), Sehila Maria GONZALEZ DE VICENTE (CATF, USA), Ralf KAISER (ICTP, Italy), Henri Jacques PAILLERE (IAEA, Austria), Adrian TOMPKINS (ICTP, Italy), Rudolf YEGANYAN (Imperial College & L'boro University, UK ), Local Organiser: Ralf Kaiser (ICTP)