Agenda: Carbon Offsetting Workshop



WORKSHOP: CORSIA Carbon Markets & Offset Strategies

14:15 – 14:20
Welcome address and outline of the workshop’s objectives

Eva Weightman, Relationship Manager, International Emissions Trading Association (IETA)

14:20 – 14:45
Introduction to global offset markets

Robert Stevens, Director of Partnerships, ClimateCare

Current status of the UNFCCC Clean Development Mechanism
Perumal Arumugam, Team Lead, Sustainable Development Mechanisms Programme, UNFCCC

14:45 – 15:30 Learning session 1:  Project offset types

Community disseminated projects, technologies, scale, statistics and examples
Natalia Gorina, Director Carbon Credits, South Pole Group

What is REDD+?
Naomi Swickard, Chief Market Development Officer, Verra

Case study on REDD+
Jessica Verhagen, VP Strategy & Business Development, Ecosphere+

15:30 – 15:45 Short break
15:45 – 16:25


Learning session 2: Practical tips  

Sourcing credits and understanding markets

John Battaglia, Head of Carbon Markets, BGC Partners

Hedging strategies for CORSIA and those airlines covered under national and regional emissions trading systems

Katerina Kolaciova, Head of Voluntary Carbon Markets, Vertis Environmental Services

16:25 – 17:30


How and why your business should develop an offset project strategy

Helen Howes, Senior Adviser, First Climate

Airline studies

Angela Foster-Rice, Principal, Aerial Consulting and former Managing Director – Environmental Affairs & Sustainability at United Airlines

17:30 End of workshop and conference
Note: content, timings and speakers are subject to change at any time.