Evening Reception: Multiperspectivity 2050 – Joint Challenge meets Innovative Solutions

The concept of the evening reception is ‘Multiperspectivity 2050: Joint Challenge meets Innovative Solutions’. An interactive and engaging “Talk Show” on Climate Change, where different perspectives from exceptional speakers will be discussed, debated and defended in order to address the plethora of challenges and potential solutions to climate action. The diverse contributions towards climate neutrality and related issues will help us acknowledge and dive into the multiperspective approach, which is required for a comprehensive, inclusive and successful energy transition.

The evening reception will feature the official announcement of the 2021 Start-Up Energy Transition (SET) Award finalists. For the last five years, the SET Award has recognised more than 50 of the most innovative start-ups from all around the world and their ground-breaking solutions to fight climate change and drive the energy transitions forward.

Finalist presenters include:

  • State Secretary Andreas Feicht, Federal Forein Office
  • Dr. Angela Wilkinson, CEO, World Energy Coucil 
  • Dr. Hinrich Thoelken, Director Climate and Energy Policy and Digital Transformation, Federal Foreign Office
  • Tanja Gönner, Chair of the Management Board, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)