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AESCON 2020: Scientific Sessions

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AESCON (Asia-Europe Sustainable CONnectivity) is the first scientific conference on Asia-Europe sustainable connectivity, bringing together researchers, data and policy analysts working in the field of international connectivity, globalisation and their impacts on sustainable development, with a particular focus on Asia-Europe connections.

The conference aims to provide an academic forum to discuss global challenges on transport infrastructure, energy transition, climate change, trade and investment flows, security, people mobility, among others. 

AESCON is more than just another online conference. The conference offers an open platform for exchanging knowledge and networking between participants via a variety of engaging virtual formats, ranging from scientific sessions and poster exhibition to virtual coffees and speed networking.

Important: The conference is divided in two parts: 
  • Day 1: Opening 
  • Days 2, 3 and 4 Scientific sessions.

If you need any assistance,stop by the HELPDESK CORNER session or find the @Helpdesk contact in ”People”.
You can also always contact [email protected]
You can download here a practical guide on how to use this platform.

Please note that the event will be recorded and that the video will be made public for 
information purposes related to the activities or projects of the European institutions and
the European Union. Participants who do not agree to the filming and use of their image
have the opportunity to disable their cameras and use the chat or Q&A functionality for 
interactions instead.

Here follows the schedule.

Schedule

· Expo
Poster Exhibition
Visit the poster exhibition booths showcasing the latest research on Asia-Europe sustainable connectivity. Join the live sessions on September 24.
· Networking
Speed-Networking
Mingle with other attendees using the random Networking feature
· Sessions
Keynote
Sustaining our common future and pathways for a zero-emission transition
Sam Cross
· Sessions
Scientific session 1: People-to-People Connectivity
Shruti Kulkarni Maria Angela Zafra Missy Oktavia P. Manullang Diana Zahorte
· Sessions
Scientific session 2: Local energy markets
Konrad Zawodzinski Fabio Indeo Helena Uhde Christopher Len
· Sessions
Virtual coffee session
Bring your own beverage and engage on the discussion following the scientific sessions.
Katia  maronati @HELPDESK Grégoire JAPIOT
· Networking
Real Break
Take a break for a drink and some stretching.
· Networking
Speed-Networking
Mingle with other participants in three minutes random chance encounters.
· Expo
Poster Exhibition
Visit the poster exhibition booths showcasing the latest research on Asia-Europe sustainable connectivity. Join the live sessions on September 24.
· Networking
Speed-Networking
Mingle with other attendees using the random Networking feature
· Expo
Poster Exhibition Live Session
Visit the expo area and meet the Poster Booth presenters
· Sessions
Scientific session 3: Policy instruments for Sustainable Connectivity
Ibnu Budiman LARA LÁZARO TOUZA Bustanul Arifin Ana Rita Neves Mario Esteban
· Sessions
Scientific session 4: Impacts of COVID-19 in ASEM’s Connectivity Agenda
George Cunningham Maaike Okano-Heijmans Plamen Tonchev Lay Hwee Yeo Pascal Abb
· Networking
Real break
Take a break for a drink and some stretching.
· Sessions
Virtual coffee session
Bring your own beverage and engage on the discussion following the scientific sessions.
Ajaree Tavornmas Ariane COMBAL WEISS @HELPDESK Grégoire JAPIOT
· Networking
Speed-Networking
Mingle with other participants in three minutes random chance encounters.
· Networking
Speed-Networking
Mingle with other participants in three minutes random chance encounters.
· Sessions
Keynote
Clean Energy Options for Global Shipping Industry, Roland Roesch, Deputy Director of the IRENA Innovation and Technology Centre
· Sessions
Scientific session 5: Transport Connectivity
Alessandro Albana Nicola Bianchi Richard Pomfret Plamen Tonchev Ellen Putri  Edita
· Sessions
Scientific session 6: Political Connectivity
Pascal Abb Bart Gaens Constantin Holzer Mei-Line LE GOUEFF Anita  Prakash
· Sessions
Scientific session 7: Trade and Investment
Felippa Amanta Cungki Kusdarjito Eleonora Salluzzi Abdul Kaium Masud
· Networking
Real break
Take a break for a drink and some stretching.
· Sessions
Virtual coffee session
Bring your own beverage and engage on the discussion taking stock of the 4-days of AESCON and how research can support policy making.
William Becker Ana Rita Neves @HELPDESK Grégoire JAPIOT
· Sessions
Closing
Closing Session
Raimondo Bussi Ana Rita Neves Anita  Prakash

Speakers

George Cunningham
George Cunningham

European External Action Service (EEAS)

Ibnu Budiman
Ibnu Budiman

Environmental policy researcher

Raimondo Bussi
Raimondo Bussi

Acting Head of Partnership Instrument Unit, European Commission’s Service for Foreign Policy Instruments

Konrad Zawodzinski
Konrad Zawodzinski

Attorney-at-law / PhD Candidate, Kozminski University, Warsaw (Poland)

Maaike Okano-Heijmans
Maaike Okano-Heijmans

Netherlands Institute for International Relations ‘Clingendael’

Bart Gaens
Bart Gaens

Senior Research Fellow, Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Sam Cross
Sam Cross

Manager of the Aalto Energy Platform, Aalto University, Finland

@HELPDESK Grégoire JAPIOT
@HELPDESK Grégoire JAPIOT

Hacktivist @ #Barcamp & #Coworking since 2006

Ariane COMBAL WEISS
Ariane COMBAL WEISS

Service for Foreign Policy Instruments, European Commission

Ajaree Tavornmas
Ajaree Tavornmas

Organiser, Team Leader, TRANSTEC, ASEM, EU-ASEAN

Katia  maronati
Katia maronati

Freelance consultant on Eu projects

Ana Rita Neves
Ana Rita Neves

Policy analyst, European Commission’s Joint Research Centre

Cungki Kusdarjito
Cungki Kusdarjito

Janabadra University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Felippa Amanta
Felippa Amanta

Center for Indonesian Policy Studies, Indonesia

Mei-Line LE GOUEFF
Mei-Line LE GOUEFF

Université de Poitiers

Nicola Bianchi
Nicola Bianchi

Scientific attaché, Embassy of Italy to the Republic of Singapore

Ellen Putri  Edita
Ellen Putri Edita

Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

Plamen Tonchev
Plamen Tonchev

Institute of International Economic Relations, Greece

Richard Pomfret
Richard Pomfret

University of Adelaide, Australia

Lay Hwee Yeo
Lay Hwee Yeo

European Union Centre, Singapore

Bustanul Arifin
Bustanul Arifin

University of Lampung (UNILA), Indonesia

LARA LÁZARO TOUZA
LARA LÁZARO TOUZA

Autonomous University of Madrid, Elcano Royal Institute, Spain

Mario Esteban
Mario Esteban

Autonomous University of Madrid, Elcano Royal Institute, Spain

William Becker
William Becker

European Commission Joint Research Centre

Andrea Valente
Andrea Valente

Instituto do Oriente, Institute for Political and Strategic Studies, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Eu Jin Lim
Eu Jin Lim

National University of Singapore

Shaphyna Nacqiar Kader
Shaphyna Nacqiar Kader

National University of Singapore

Agnieszka Nitza-Makowska
Agnieszka Nitza-Makowska

Collegium Civitas, Poland

Fun Man Fung
Fun Man Fung

National University of Singapore

Helena Uhde
Helena Uhde

Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research at Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Fabio Indeo
Fabio Indeo

Nato Defense College Foundation, Italy

Shruti Kulkarni
Shruti Kulkarni

Indian Institute of Science

Maria Angela Zafra
Maria Angela Zafra

Strategia Development Research Institute, Inc.

Missy Oktavia P. Manullang
Missy Oktavia P. Manullang

LPSR Communication & Business Institute, Indonesia

Christopher Len
Christopher Len

Senior Research Fellow, Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore

Abdul Kaium Masud
Abdul Kaium Masud

Associate Professor, Department of Business Administration, Noakhali Science & Technology University

Diana Zahorte
Diana Zahorte

Embassy of Romania to the Republic of Singapore

Anita  Prakash
Anita Prakash

Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)

Eleonora Salluzzi
Eleonora Salluzzi

International Trade Centre

Alessandro Albana
Alessandro Albana

University of Bologna

Constantin Holzer
Constantin Holzer

University College Cork

Pascal Abb
Pascal Abb

Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF)

Mario Esteban
Mario Esteban

Autonomous University of Madrid

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Booths

Poster Booth 1

Poster Booth 1

Agnieszka Nitza-Makowska

Poster Booth 2

Poster Booth 2

La or Kovavisaruch

Poster Booth 3

Poster Booth 3

Maria Martha Nikijuluw

Poster Booth 4

Poster Booth 4

C. Zimmermann, FM. Fung, X. Coumoul, E. Blanc, T. Koscielniak, R. Dumke

Poster Booth 5

Poster Booth 5

Andrea Valente

Poster Booth 6

Poster Booth 6

Jean-Christophe Finidori

Poster Booth 7

Poster Booth 7

Ana Rita Neves, William Becker

Poster Booth 8

Poster Booth 8

SN. Kader, FM. Fung, J. Wu, EJ. Lim, A. Rosario Jeyaraj, JF. Rees