Programme

Sessions will cover:

  • The problem of carbon emissions from aviation and why action is required: current forecast of emissions and traffic growth.
  • Can market-based measures such as CORSIA satisfactorily address concerns over growing emissions from international aviation?
  • What support is there for CORSIA in the world’s regions and can ICAO deliver a scheme acceptable to all?
  • Given the introduction of CORSIA in 2021, what is the future in Europe for the Aviation EU ETS?
  • What are the key features of CORSIA?
  • How does the international carbon offset market work and does it deliver real emission reductions?
  • How should airlines and business aircraft operators prepare themselves for CORSIA MRV compliance?
  • What are the key MRV requirements under CORSIA?
  • What is the demand likely to be under CORSIA for offsets?
  • Carbon offset strategies for airlines and business aircraft operators.
  • What is the prospect for sustainable aviation biofuels and how do they fit within CORSIA?
  • Free consultation sessions with experts.

 

Provisional Programme:

 

Monday 4th December – Morning Session

10.00-10.10   Opening remarks

10:10-10:30   Keynote opening address

10:30-11:00   Presentation:

The problem of carbon emissions from aviation and why action is required: current forecast of emissions and traffic growth.

11:00-12.00   Panel Discussion:

Can market-based measures such as CORSIA satisfactorily address concerns over growing emissions from international aviation ?

Why does the industry support CORSIA and how does it fit into the aviation sector’s climate goals?

When other sectors are required to reduce their emissions, is it fair to adopt a measure that merely holds emissions at a future level?

Can ICAO agreements on CORSIA and an aircraft CO2 standard drive real reductions in aviation emissions?

What more should the sector be doing to cut emissions?

How does the sector reach its 2050 long-term target of reducing emissions by half?

Can technology, operational improvements and sustainable alternative fuels ever replace the need for market-based measures?

12:00-12.45   Panel Discussion:

What support is there for CORSIA in the world’s regions and can ICAO deliver a scheme acceptable to all ?

What challenges are currently facing ICAO in delivering a successful outcome on key outstanding issues?

Is there a danger of major aviation countries like China, India, Russia and the United States not joining the scheme from the beginning in 2021?

What role can ICAO, airlines and NGOs play in helping countries successfully implement CORSIA?

12:45-14:15   NETWORKING LUNCH 

 

Monday 4th December – Afternoon Session

14:15-15:15   Panel Discussion:

Given the introduction of CORSIA in 2021, what is the future in Europe for the Aviation EU ETS ?

Should aviation be left out of the next phase of the EU ETS starting in 2021?

What are the proposals by the European Commission for aviation in Phase 3?

Can both the EU ETS and CORSIA co-exist as appropriate measures to address EU aviation emissions?

What are the views and concerns of the European Parliament over CORSIA?

How should domestic aviation emissions be covered in Europe?

Are there potential international repercussions from continuing with the EU ETS?

15:15-16:00   Presentation:

What are the key features of CORSIA ? Part 1

How does the phased implementation work?

How has it been decided which countries should take part? Which have volunteered so far?

What are aircraft operators’ reporting obligations and when are the timelines?

How are operators’ offset obligations calculated?

How will compliance be enforced?

16:00-16:30   NETWORKING TEA

16:30-17:30   Panel Presentations & Discussion:

How does the international carbon offset market work and does it deliver real emission reductions ?

What is the difference between emissions trading and carbon offsetting?

What is the UN CDM and what changes are being planned post-2020?

What is the role of the voluntary offset market?

Which offsets should be included in CORSIA and is there a place for REDD+?

What is the future for airline passenger offset programmes?

18:00-          EVENING COCKTAIL RECEPTION

 

Tuesday 5th December – Morning Session

09:00-09:10   Opening remarks

09:10-09:30   Keynote address

09:30-10:15   Presentations:

What are the key features of CORSIA ? Part 2

How does the route-based approach work?

What are the MRV rules likely to be?

Baseline applicable in pilot and first voluntary phases

Offset calculations and sectoral v. individual growth factors

10:15-11:00   Presentations:

How should airlines and business aircraft operators prepare themselves for CORSIA MRV compliance ?

Which aircraft operators are required to comply?

What monitoring and reporting is required and who do you report to? How do you calculate the amount of emissions you are required to offset?

Who verifies your reports and how do you find a verifier?

When are the compliance deadlines and what enforcement is there for non-compliance?

What is a registry?

11:00-11:30   NETWORKING COFFEE

11:30-12:00   Presentation:

What is the demand likely to be under CORSIA for offsets ?

12:00-12:45   Presentations:

Carbon offset strategies for airlines and business aircraft operators Part 1

12:45-14:00   NETWORKING LUNCH

 

Tuesday 5th December – Afternoon Session

14:00-14:45   Presentations:

Carbon offset strategies for airlines and business aircraft operators Part 2

14:45-15:30   Panel Discussion:

What is the prospect for sustainable aviation biofuels and how do they fit within CORSIA ?

How are sustainable biofuels accounted for in CORSIA?

To what extent can biofuels replace the need in the long term for market-based measures?

Which biofuels should be permitted for use by the aviation industry?

How do you ensure aviation biofuels are truly sustainable and deliver real emission reductions?

What are the barriers holding back aviation biofuel development?

What policy and investment instruments are required to kick-start a global aviation biofuel industry?

15:30-15:45   Presentation:

Round-up and key outcomes from conference

15:45-16:15   NETWORKING COFFEE

16:15-17:00   Free Consultation Workshop and Q&A:

With representatives and experts from authorities, offset providers and verifiers

 

CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

 

The programme is being updated on a regular basis and subject to change without notice.