Day 1 - Monday

11th November, 2019

  • Registration

    9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

  • Welcome Speech

    9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

    Mr. Siddique Zobair

    Member (Energy Efficiency and Conservation), Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority
    (SREDA), Government of Bangladesh

  • Tea Break

    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

  • Session 1 (Panel Discussion Session)

    10:30 AM - 12:15 PM

    National Energy Efficiency Awareness Campaign: Paradigm Shift in Awareness Raising at National Level

    This panel discussion will showcase approaches from the region that have brought about a paradigm shift in national awareness raising on energy efficiency. This session will focus on actions to increase public awareness, to induce behaviour change, and to provide education leading to a society that adopts energy efficient technologies and energy savings practices.

    Guiding Questions:

    • What are some innovative approaches of national level EE&C awareness campaign across countries?
    • What policy instruments have been introduced for promoting EE&C?
    • How can administrative arrangements be harmonized?
    • How can incentive mechanisms and partnership modalities trigger a paradigm shift in EE&C awareness?
  • Session 1 (Spotlight Session - Presentation)

    12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

    Country Specific Energy Efficiency and Conservation Awareness - Success Factors and Challenges

    Regional countries will present their experience on raising EE&C awareness. The presentations will cover their overall experience, including the initial challenges, planning, implementations, tools, success factors, impact monitoring and lessons learnt.

    Bangladesh will present the status of EE awareness in Bangladesh. A discussion session will be moderated to identify how the regional success stories can be capitalized by Bangladesh as well as other countries in the region.

  • Lunch Break

    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

  • Session 2
    Audio Visual Presentation on REEEP-GIZ Bangladesh, TUEWAS, SREDA

    2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

  • Official Inauguration of the conference

    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Introduction to the Conference and welcoming the guests of Honour

    Mr. Siddique Zobair
    Member (Energy Efficiency and Conservation), Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA), GoB.

    Speech

    Dr. Sanjay Prasad Gorkhali
    Speaker, GIZ, TUEWAS

    Speech by the Special Guests

    Mr. Nawa Raj Dhakal
    Director, Alternative Energy Promotion Centre, Nepal

    Mr. Burkhard Ducoffre
    Chargé d’Affaire, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

    Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus
    Senior Secretary, Power Division, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Government of Bangladesh

    Speech by Chief Guest

    Mr. Nasrul Hamid MP
    Honourable State Minister, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Government of Bangladesh

    Speech by Chairperson

    Mr. Md. Helal Uddin
    Chairman, Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA), Government of Bangladesh

  • Tea Break

    4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

  • Session 2 (Spotlight Session - Presentation)

    4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

    Digital Innovation in Energy Efficiency Promotion

    This session will highlight selected case studies from the region regarding raising awareness on energy efficiency and conservation through digitization. Use of IoT, social media and other digital applications.

Day 2 - Tuesday

12th November, 2019

  • Session 3 (Panel Discussion)

    9:30 AM - 11:15 AM

    EE Implementation in Industrial Sector

    In this session, policy makers, industry leaders and practitioners will present their outlook and gather more insight from the specialists on industrial energy efficiency. The possibilities of undertaking energy efficiency projects in different circumstances and integrating mechanisms will be discussed. The speakers will also focus on regulatory planning for compliance issues regarding energy efficiency and conservation in industrial sector.

    Guided Questions:

    • What are the possible scopes of introducing energy efficiency in industrial sector?
    • What are the challenges, success factors and techniques to implement the mechanism?
    • How can monitoring and supervision be effectively enforced to energy efficiency projects in industry?
    • How can regulatory framework not only can bring energy efficiency compliance but also increase competitiveness for industries?
  • Tea Break

    11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

  • Session 3 (Spotlight Session - Presentations)

    11:30 AM - 1:15 PM

    Energy Efficiency Finance: Success Factors and Challenges

    Experts will share their experience on designing and promoting different financing schemes and programs for energy efficiency, primarily in the industrial sector. A moderated discussion session will guide the shared experience in building synergy among different country perspectives of implementing energy efficiency financing in the industrial sector. Success factors and challenges will be discussed to find a way forward for implementation of successful financing schemes for energy efficiency and conservation in the region.

  • Lunch Break

    1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

  • Session 4 (Spotlight Session - Presentations)

    2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

    Market Development for Energy Efficient Technologies: Role of Private Sector

    Private sector role and views in promoting EE equipment and appliances in the regional countries will be discussed in this session. The session will start with a presentation from the perspective of Bangladesh private sector, setting the tone for discussions based on current technology promotion plan and programs in Bangladesh. Experiences of other countries will also be discussed. A moderated discussion will draw a summary on how this experience could help energy efficient technology promotion in this region.

  • Closing Session

    A summary on the 2-day conference will be presented by the Rapporteur. In conclusion, closing remarks will be delivered by the Guests of Honour.

    4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

    Summary presentation by Chief Rapporteur

    Dr. Ziaur Rahman Khan

    Professor, EEE, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

    Speech from Special Guests

    Dr. Angelika Fleddermann
    Country Director, GIZ Bangladesh

    Dr. A.K.M. Rafique Ahammed
    Director General, Department of Environment, Government of Bangladesh

    Mr. Abu Hena Md. Rahmatul Muneem
    Senior Secretary, Energy and Mineral Resources Division, Minister, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Government of Bangladesh

    Speech by Chief Guest

    Mr. Md. Shahiduzzaman Sarker MP
    Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Government of Bangladesh

    Closing Remarks from the Chairperson

    Mr. Md. Helal Uddin
    Chairman, Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA), Government of Bangladesh

  • Refreshment