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2015 CKB Outreach Event: Creating a 'Climate Knowledge Grid'


22 June 2015 - 4:00 pm CEST

The outreach event is an open session and cocktail reception to learn what climate knowledge brokers are doing to connect up climate knowledge, and discuss how your organisation can benefit and ‘plug in’ to the ‘climate knowledge grid’. It is organized by the CKB Group jointly with CTCN, CDKN and REEEP.

Guests are welcome to come for the whole event participication is free.

Preliminary Agenda

  • 14:00 Registration, coffee and pastries
  • 14:15 Welcome and introduction to the Climate Knowledge Brokers Group:
    • Speakers: Florian Bauer (REEEP), Geoff Barnard (CDKN)
  • 14:30 Examples of Climate Knowledge Broker Initiatives (four 2-minute “elevator pitch” presentations)
  • 14:45 Panel Discussion: How do we create an effective ‘Grid’ for climate knowledge? 

    Panel includes:

    • Jukka Uosukainen (Director of CTCN),
    • Helena Molin Valdés (Head of the CCAC Secretariat),
    • Martin Hiller (Director General, REEEP),
    • Ari Huhtala (Deputy CEO of CDKN),
    • Chair: Geoff Barnard (CDKN)
  • 16:00 Climate Knowledge Fair and Cocktail Reception: Learn about some of the platforms and portals that make up the CKB Group, speak to the people who run them, see demos, and discover how you can benefit from what’s already available online
  • 17:30 End


To facilitate access to the UN City in Copenhagen, Denmark, we kindly ask participants to register for the outreach event.



UN City, Marmorvej 51, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark