Technical Workshop 4: Modeling Tools & Data Reporting (Sydney)

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This workshop focused on two topics as they relate to policy formation: 1) modeling and analysis tools and 2) data management and reporting tools. Australia, Brazil, Chile, China, the European Commission, Turkey, and the United States shared experience.
Date: 
Oct 21, 2012
Venue: 
Sydney, Australia
October 21, 2012
8:30 Registration
1. Opening and Introduction
9:00
Joëlle Chassard, World Bank
Xueman Wang, PMR Secretariat
2. Modeling Tools: Choice of Policy Instruments and Mitigation Options
Modeling tools are essential to inform decision makers on policy instruments and their implicatons. The session began with an overview and was followed by presentations from Brazil, South Africa, Australia, and European Union in which they experiences and insights from various modeling tools.
9:15
Chair: Robert Owen-Jones, Australia
Pedzi Makumbe, World Bank
Using Modeling Tools to Inform Decisions on Policy Instruments and to Understand Implications
Beatriz Soares da Silva, Ministry of Finance, Brazil
Brazil: Using Modeling Tools for Cost-Benefit Analysis of Carbon Pricing Instruments
Mpho Legote, National Treasury, South Africa
South Africa: Carbon Price Modeling and Challenges
11:00 Break
11:15
Trevor Power, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Australia
Australia: Modeling Australia’s Carbon Pricing Scheme
Marco Loprieno, European Commission
EU: Modeling for Emissions Trading Scheme
Felix Matthes, Öko-Institut
EU: (Additional) Experience and Insights from Modeling for the EU ETS
12:30 Lunch
3. Data Management and Reporting
This session started with an overview of installation-level reporting and data management. It continued with case studies to showcase key challenges in data collection and management from China, Turkey, European Commission, Germany, Australia, and the United States.
14:00
Chair: Juan Pedro Searle, Chile
Neelam Singh, World Resources Institute
Designing Installation-Level Emissions Data Monitoring and Reporting Programs
Duang Maosheng, Tsinghua University
China: Installation Level Emissions Data Collection
Tugba Icmeli, Ministry of Environment & Urbanization, Turkey
Turkey: Key Challenges in MRV Legislation
15:30 Break
15:45
Marco Loprieno, European Commission
Angelika Smuda, Ministry of Environment, Germany
EU: ETS Reporting
Rob Sturgiss, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Australia
Australia: National GHG and Energy Reporting Measurement Determination
Kong Chiu, Environmental Protection Agency, United States
United States: GHG Reporting Program - Collecting, Verifying and Publishing Enterprise-Level GHG Data
4. Knowledge Sharing Update and Next Steps
The Secretariat presented updates on the Baselines Working Group and the Technical Work Program.
17:30
Martina Bosi, PMR Secretariat
Guidance and Tool for Baselines Development: Draft Outline
Xueman Wang, PMR Secretariat
18:30 Wrap up
End of workshop