WACM Documentation





  1. Biographies of Speakers


Opening Session

  1. Welcoming address by Dr. Taïeb Chérif, Secretary General, ICAO
  2. Keynote Address by Mr. Yvo de Boer
    Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Session 1: Carbon Markets 

  1. Status and structure of carbon markets
    Andrew Howard, Programme Officer, UNFCCC
  2. State and Trends of the Carbon Market 2008
    Jari Vayrynen, World Bank
  3. Aviation and Carbon Markets On-going work on ICAO/CAEP
    Kalle Keldusild, ICAO/CAEP


Session 2: Assessing Aviation Emissions

  1. Estimating emissions from international aviation
    Andrew Howard, Programme Officer, UNFCCC
  2. Assessing Aviation Emissions: Models
    Dr. Urs Ziegler, ICAO/CAEP
  3. ICAO Carbon Emission Calculator, Methodology And Tool
    Celso Sawaia, ICAO
  4. The use of non-CO2 multipliers for the climate impact of aviation
    Dr. David Fahey, Chemical Sciences Division NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
  5. Aviation and mitigation of climate change
    Dr. Olivier Boucher, Head Climate Chemistry and Ecosystems Team, Met Office
  6. Aviation in a dual role: Contributing both to Climate Change and its Mitigation
    Dr. Gilles Fournier, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Aircraft Meteorological Data Relay (AMDAR) Panel


Session 3: Emissions Trading Schemes (ETS)

  1. Emissions Trading: What is it for? Where has it got to? What is its future? What role for aviation?
    Mr. Henry Derwent, President, International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)
  2. The EU ETS and its extension to aviation
    Mr. Philip Good, DG Environment - European Commission
  3. The Norwegian Emissions Trading System
    Mr. Dag Svarstad, Norwegian Ministry of Environment
  4. Australian ETS
    Mr. Dave Southgate, Aviation Environment Policy, Aviation Operations Branch, Australia
  5. New Zealand's Emissions Trading Scheme
    Mr. Phil Gurnsey, Manager Climate Change Policy New Zealand Ministry for the Environment
  6. Turning the Corner, Canada's Regulatory Framework for Industrial Greenhouse Gas Emissions
    Mrs. Suzanne Loney, Environment Canada 
  7. Japanese Voluntary Carbon Market
    Mr. Takashi Hongo, Special Advisor and Director General Japan Bank for International Cooperation


Session 4: Carbon Markets

  1. The Canadian Regulated Environmental Market
    Mr. Léon Bitton, Vice-President, Research and Development of the Montréal Exchange
  2. Clean development mechanism and joint implementation
    Mr. Andrew Howard, Climate Change Secretariat
  3. The Role of Project-based Mechanisms in Helping Airlines Meet Future Greenhouse Gas Limitations
    Mr. Douglas Russell, Managing Director, NATSOURCE
  4. CDM/JI and Carbon Offset Programs
    Mr. Robert Oden, Senior Commercialisation Manager, EcoSecurities
  5. UK Government Quality Assurance Scheme for Carbon Offsets
    Mr. Danny Jowers, United Kingdom Ministry of Transport
  6. Carbon Offsettings
    Dr. Ing. Karlheinz Haag, Head Group Environmental Concepts, Lufthansa, for IATA
  7. Carbon offset Programmes
    Mr. Kjell Olav Kristiansen, Director Advisory Services, Point Carbon
  8. TerraPass, Overview of Consumer Carbon Offset Purchasing
    Mr. Erik Blachford, CEO, Terrapass
  9. Code of Best Practices for Carbon Offsetting in the Voluntary Market
    Ms. Jacqueline Kuehnel, Carbon Neutral Company


Session 5: Creating Global Schemes
Sharing initial information on main issues involved

  1. Creating Global Schemes, MARGAREE Consultants
    Dr. E. Haites, MARGAREE Consultants Inc.
  2. Creating global schemes – views from the European Commission
    Mr. Philip Good, Good, Clean Air and Transport Unit, DG Environment, European Commission
  3. Issues for considering Global Aviation Emissions
    Ms. Maryalice Locke, Office of Environment and Energy, Federal Aviation Administration, U.S.A. 
  4. A View from the Asia Pacific
    Mr. David Southgate, Aviation Environment Policy, Aviation Operations Branch, Australia


Session 6: Emerging discussions on Financing mitigation and adaptation

  1. Scaling up financial flows for adapting to climate change
    Mr. Andrew Howard, Programme Officer, UNFCCC
  2. World Bank Group Strategic Framework on Climate Change and Development &
    New Financing Iniatives for Mitigation and Adaptation

    Mr. Jari Väyrynen, Sr. Environmental Specialist Carbon Unit Fund


Session 7: Round Table
Views from main Stakeholders on the participation of international aviation in carbon markets

  1. ANSPs and Emissions Trading
    Mr. Ian Jopson, CANSO
  2. The participation of international aviation in carbon markets
    Mr. Andreas Hardeman, IATA


Closing Remarks

    1. Mrs. Folasade Odutola, Director, Air Transport Bureau, ICAO



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