R20 Austrian World Summit 2018

15-05-2018, 08:30, Vienna, Austria

The second edition of the Austrian World Summit, organised by R20 Regions of Climate Action in tandem with the Vienna Energy Forum, will take place in Vienna on May 15.

The R20 Austrian World Summit brings together international leaders from politics, businesses, investors, civil society, academics, start-ups, and climate experts as well as representatives of regions and cities from around the world. The aim is to exchange experiences, ideas and inspiration for the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals the Paris Agreement. The first edition, held in 2017, attracted more than 700 participants from 50 countries.

After keynotes by Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, R20 Chair Arnold Schwarzenegger and Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen, the event will feature a series of high-level panels in the morning and parallel sessions in the afternoon. Olivia Coldrey, REEEP Director for Sustainable Finance, will be speaking in session 6: Smart Solutions for the New Energy World.

Find the full programme here. Registration is open until May 10.