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U.S. Center COP27 Schedule

Egypt will host the 27th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, from November 6 to November 18, 2022.  Learn more about the venue as well as the Egypt presidency program on their website. 

All U.S. Center events will be live-streamed on the U.S Center at COP27 homepage and the U.S. Center YouTube channel All times listed are local time to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.

Week 1 (November 7-12)

  • Monday, November 7: Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Implementation Summit
    • U.S. Center is closed.
Tuesday, November 8: Sharm El-Sheikh Climate Implementation Summit
Time (EET) Event
10:30-3:00pm Implementation Plus: An All-of-Society Approach to Meeting U.S. Climate Goals
– 10:30am Keynote Address
– 11:00am Implementing Climate Solutions for All of America
– 12:00pm Nature Based Solutions for Climate, Society, and Biodiversity
– 1:00pm Implementation-PLUS: Partnerships for Global Climate Solutions
– 2:00pm Investing in Our Future
4:00-5:00pm Innovative instruments for Scaling Climate Adaptation Finance
 
Wednesday, November 9: Finance Day
Time (EET) Event
9:00-10:00am The Role of Green Hydrogen in Africa’s Energy Transition
10:30-11:30am Private Sector Investment in Global Clean Energy Infrastructure: Unlocking Markets through the Clean Energy Demand Initiative
11:30am-12:30pm Open Exhibit
12:30-1:30pm Accelerating the Clean Energy Transition in Developing Countries
1:30-2:30 Financing a Green Future: Leveraging Public and Private Sectors in support of climate infrastructure and decarbonization efforts
2:30-3:00pm Open Exhibit
3:30-4:00pm Climate Conversations
4:00-4:30pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Satellite view of how humans are changing the Earth, Dr. Kate Calvin
4:30-5:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Satellite view of Earth’s oceans, Dr. Tahani Amer
5:00-5:30pm Open Exhibit
5:30pm-6:30pm Innovative Financing to Meet Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Needs
Thursday, November 10: Science Day and Youth and Future Generations Day
Time (EET) Event
9:00-10:00am Educating the Next Generation of Climate Leaders
10:30-11:30am Climate Entrepreneurs Solution Pitch Competition
11:30am-12:30pm Open Exhibit
12:30-1:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Introduction overview of NASA Earth Science, Dr. Kate Calvin
1:00-1:30pm Climate Conversations
1:30-2:30pm PREPAREing for Change: A Whole-of-Government Approach to Global Food and Water Security
3:00-4:00pm STRONG MEDICINE: U.S. Progress in Enhancing Health System Sustainability and Resilience at Home and Abroad
4:00-4:30pm Open Exhibit
4:30-5:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: The GLOBE Program: Engaging Youth and Citizen Scientists in Understanding our Environment, Dr. Tahani Amer
5:00-5:30pm Open Exhibit
5:30-6:30pm Reducing Emissions from Cooking to Achieve Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) Goals
Friday, November 11: Decarbonization Day
Time (EET) Event
9:00-10:00am Fast-Action Mitigation to Slow Warming in this Decisive Decade
10:30-11:30am U.S. Senators Discuss: Congressional Support for Climate Action
11:30am-12:30pm Open Exhibit
12:30-1:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Carbon in the Earth’s atmosphere, Dr. Kate Calvin
1:00-1:30pm Climate Conversations
1:30-2:30pm How Public-Private Partnerships are decarbonizing hard-to-abate sectors
3:00-4:00pm A Recharged U.S. Climate & Energy Landscape: Galvanizing Business Solutions for Net-Zero
4:00-5:00pm Conservative Solutions to Global Climate Challenges: A Robust U.S. Energy, Climate and Conservation Agenda
5:00-6:00pm TBD
Saturday, November 12: Adaptation and Agriculture Day
Time (EET) Event
9:00-10:00am PREPARE: Adaptation Call to Action to the Private Sector
10:30-11:30am AIM for Climate:  Investing in a Food Secure Future
11:30am-12:30pm The Power of Procurement: Greening Supply Chains through Climate Risk Disclosure
12:30-1:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Fires in a changing world, Dr. Tahani Amer
1:00pm-1:30pm Climate Conversations
1:30-2:30pm Advanced Nuclear: Zero Emissions Solutions for Ukraine and the EU
3:00-4:00pm USDA: Partnerships for Climate-Smart Agriculture
4:00-4:30pm Open Exhibit
4:30-5:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: A global view of agriculture, Dr. Kate Calvin
5:00-5:30pm Open Exhibit
5:30-6:30pm Global Fertilizer Challenge: Announcing New Funding for Fertilizer Efficiency and Soil Health

Week 2 (November 14-18)

Monday, November 14: Gender Day, Water Day
Time (EET) Event
9:00-10:00am Getting to Zero-Deforestation by 2030
10:30-11:30am Fragility, Conflict, and Climate Change: A New Strategy to Build Sustained Peace
11:30am-12:30pm Open Exhibit
12:30-1:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Viewing Earth’s global water cycle from space, Dr. Michael Falkowski
1:00pm-1:30pm Climate Conversations
1:30-2:30pm Our Climate Future is Female: A Progress Report on Implementing U.S. Efforts to Advance Women and Girls’ Climate Action
3:00-4:00pm Island and International Partnerships for a Net-Zero and Climate Resilient Future
4:00-4:30pm Open Exhibit
4:30-5:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: A satellite view of life in the ocean, Dr. Laura Lorenzoni
5:00-5:30pm Open Exhibit
5:30-6:30pm U.S. Investment in Egypt’s Green Growth
 
Tuesday, November 15: Ace and Civil Society Day, Energy Day
Time (EET) Event
9:00-10:00am Indigenous Knowledge in Global Climate Science, Policy, and Action
10:30-11:30am Translating Ambition into Ocean and Climate Action: Perspectives from the Ocean Panel
11:30am-12:30pm Open Exhibit
12:30-1:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Revealing urban pollution patterns from a bird’s eye view, Dr. Michael Falkowski
1:00pm-1:30pm Climate Conversations
1:30-2:30pm Net Zero World – Accelerating Global Energy System Decarbonization
3:00-4:00pm Subnational Efforts in the Spotlight
4:00-4:30pm Open Exhibit
4:30-5:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Atmospheric Aerosols – their human and natural sources, Dr. Laura Lorenzoni
5:00-5:30pm Open Exhibit
5:30-6:30pm U.S. Energy Earthshots: Decadal Goals to Power the Clean Energy Transition
Wednesday, November 16: Biodiversity Day
Time (EET) Event
9:00-10:00am Breaking through Climate Deadlock with Clean Energy Legislation: Accelerating Nationwide Demonstration and Deployment
10:30-11:30am Harnessing Carbon Markets for Indigenous-led Initiatives and Local Benefits
11:30am-12:30pm Open Exhibit
12:30-1:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Connections between fire, weather, and climate, Dr. Michael Falkowski
1:00pm-1:30pm Climate Conversations
1:30-2:30pm A Wave of Ambition for Ocean and Climate Action
3:00-4:00pm Building a Multistakeholder Mechanism with Indigenous Peoples to Implement the Forest Tenure Pledge of $1.7 Billion
4:00-4:30pm Open Exhibit
4:30-5:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Space and aircraft based views of biodiversity on land and in water, Dr. Laura Lorenzoni
5:00-5:30pm Open Exhibit
5:30-6:30pm Accelerating the Path to Paris-Aligned Maritime GHG Emissions by 2050 through Cross Value Chain Collaboration
 
Thursday, November 17: Solutions Day
Time (EET) Event
9:00-10:00am Climate Action Everywhere: Multi-level Governance to Deliver for America
10:30-11:30am Leading by Example: Net-Zero Government Operations
11:30am-12:30pm Open Exhibit
12:30-1:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: New climate for a better tomorrow: Earth energy, heat, and water in a changing climate, Dr. Michael Falkowski
1:00pm-1:30pm Climate Conversations
1:30-2:30pm PREPARE’d to Adapt Through Early Warning For All
3:00-3:30pm Open Exhibit
3:30pm-4:30pm Building a Climate Smart Network
4:30-5:00pm NASA Hyperwall Presentation: Science to inform solutions for a healthy planet
5:00-5:30pm Open Exhibit
5:30-6:30pm Simulating Climate and Equity Futures with En-ROADS
 
  • Friday, November 18:
    • U.S. Center is closed.

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