Long-Term Investment and Reindustrialisation Intergroup conference: COP21 - What's next?

Tuesday, 16 February, 2016 -
18:00 to 20:00

Location: Brussels

The conference of the Long-Term Investment and Reindustrialisation Intergroup will look back at the COP 21 and possible ways to enhance the financing of the transition towards a low-carbon economy, in the presence of the economist Michel Aglietta and of Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete.


As of 17:30 - Welcome and registration

18:00          - Welcome address

Simona BONAFE, Member of the European Parliament, Vice-President of the Long Term Investment Intergroup

Keynote Speech

Michel AGLIETTA, Professor of Economics at the University of Paris X: Nanterre

18:30 - Financing the transition towards a lower carbon economy

Moderator: Gilles PARGNEAUX, Member of the European Parliament, Rapporteur  of the Environment Committee on COP 21 and Climate

  • Philippe MECHET, Senior executive vice-president, EDF  
  • Kjetil TONNING, Vice-President of the European Construction Industry Federation
  • (tbc) Francesco PIGLIARU,  Chair of the Committee of the Regions' Environment Committee & President of the Region of Sardinia
  • Benjamin QUATRE, Director in charge of european and international public affairs, and export finance, French Banking Federation
  • Mette QUINN, Deputy Head of Unit in charge of Energy & Environment Policy, DG Climate Action, European Commission
  • Q&A

19:30 - Closing remarks

Miguel Arias CANETE, Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy

As of  19:50 - Cocktail