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Deep Dive Lateral Learning Program on Inclusive Energy Solutions

29 August 2016 to 02 September 2016
Melbourne
Australia

This program aimed to further enhance the capacity of energy sector leaders, particularly the ADB executing agencies and implementing agencies in competencies required to mainstream social inclusion, gender equity, and women’s empowerment in key aspects of energy sector development through engagement with international best practice and standards of excellence.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
29 Aug 2016 Opening Session Welcome Remarks Iven Mareels
29 Aug 2016 Opening Session Opening Remarks Margaret Sheil
29 Aug 2016 Opening Session Messages of Greetings from Asian Development Bank Priyantha Wijayatunga, Francesco Tornieri
29 Aug 2016 Setting the Context New Technologies Have a Past: A Historical View of Energy Development Rob Evans
29 Aug 2016 Setting the Context The Shaping of Technology and our Technological Futures: A Gender Perspective Reihana Mohideen
29 Aug 2016 Setting the Context Overview by an Independent Systems Operator: Australia's National Electricity Market -- Planning to Operations Nicola Falcon
29 Aug 2016 Setting the Context ADB Energy Sector Portfolio
Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s energy policy remains relevant as it continues to invest its efforts in the development of clean energy. In order...
Priyantha Wijayatunga
29 Aug 2016 Setting the Context Overview of ADB Energy Portfolio in South Asia: Gender Equality and Social Inclusion Perspective
Using a gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) lens, this presentation provides an overview of Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s energy portfolio...
Francesco Tornieri
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
30 Aug 2016 The Energy Transition The Energy Transition and Implications for Energy Access Roger Dargaville
30 Aug 2016 The Energy Transition How Much Energy Does a Community Need? The Timor-Leste Case Roger Dargaville
30 Aug 2016 The Energy Transition Decarbonizing Australia: Socio-economic Implications and Challenges Michael Brear
30 Aug 2016 The Energy Transition Grid Independent Customers: Challenges and Opportunities of Photovoltaics and Storage Luis (Nando) Ochoa
30 Aug 2016 The Energy Transition Minigrids for Remote Disadvantaged Communities: System Challenges in Nepal Narayan Adhikari, Rabindra Chaudhari, Pushkar Manandhar
30 Aug 2016 The Energy Transition Gender and Social Inclusion in Mini-grid Systems in Nepal: Approach and Challenges
This presentation discusses the existing policy and directives of Asian Development Bank (ADB) on gender equality and social inclusion (GESI...
Suman Subba
30 Aug 2016 The Energy Transition Towards Zero Carbon Peter Seligman, Akram Waheed, Satchi
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
31 Aug 2016 Running the Grid Challenges in Running the Grid: An Overview Iven Mareels
31 Aug 2016 Running the Grid Addressing System Challenges: Integration, Synchronization, and Cost I.C.P. Keshari, Mohammad Rahman
31 Aug 2016 Running the Grid Addressing Challenges in Central and West Asia
This presentation provides a brief background of Central and West Asia. It also enumerates regional challenges, particularly energy access and...
Adnan Tareen
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
01 Sep 2016 The Market, Regulation, Equity, and Access ADB Energy Sector Portfolio
Asian Development Bank (ADB)’s energy policy remains relevant as it continues to invest its efforts in the development of clean energy. In order...
Priyantha Wijayatunga
01 Sep 2016 The Market, Regulation, Equity, and Access Carbon, Renewables, and Regional Opportunities Ross Garnaut
01 Sep 2016 The Market, Regulation, Equity, and Access Community Participation and Participatory Policy Processes Sara Bice
01 Sep 2016 The Market, Regulation, Equity, and Access Energizing Women's Economic Empowerment Stella Mandago, Sohna Ngum
01 Sep 2016 The Market, Regulation, Equity, and Access Energizing Women’s Economic Empowerment
This presentation features a case study from the Ampara district in Sri Lanka depicting how women’s economic empowerment can be energized. Interventions...
Ranishka Wimalasena
01 Sep 2016 The Market, Regulation, Equity, and Access Planning Under Uncertainty: Addressing the Energy Trilemma Pierluigi Mancarella
01 Sep 2016 The Market, Regulation, Equity, and Access Geospatial Planning for Universal Electricity Access in Indonesia
This presentation analyzes the features of geospatial electrification planning in the context of Indonesia. It also discusses the salient...
Pradeep Tharakan
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
02 Sep 2016 Institutional Challenges Keeping Up with the Energy Transition: Addressing the Skills Gap
Converging energy access and sufficiency, women empowerment, and environmental sustainability are all crucial in meeting the sustainable...
Brajesh Panth
02 Sep 2016 Institutional Challenges Keeping Up with the Energy Transition: Addressing the Skills Gap Marilys Guillemin, Rob Evans
02 Sep 2016 Institutional Challenges Impact Assessment: Social, Technological, and Health Systems Peter Annear
02 Sep 2016 Institutional Challenges How Can Impact Evaluation Methodologies Capture Gender Equity Impacts?
This presentation explores the impact of electricity on gender. It features Asian Development Bank’s intervention approach in the form of an...
Prabhjot Khan
02 Sep 2016 Institutional Challenges Institutional Challenges: Case Study on Low Carbon District Heating in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in the People’s Republic of China
The Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, a resource-rich province located in a severe cold climate zone of the People's Republic of China, relies...
Na Won Kim
02 Sep 2016 Institutional Challenges Human-Centered Engineering: What is It and the Ethics Behind It? Greg Adamson
02 Sep 2016 Closing Session Closing Remarks Rob Evans

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