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February 24, 2011 conferences@environmental-finance.com

Forest Carbon and REDD+ Webinar series

 

Forest Carbon and REDD+ Webinar series

07:30 PST / 10:30 EDT / 15:30 GMT (duration of each approx 90 minutes)

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Forestry and other land-use projects are among the fastest growing sectors of the carbon market and have been stimulated recently by the Cancun Agreement and inclusion in the emerging Californian cap-and-trade framework.  However, developing and investing in REDD+ and other land-use carbon offsets requires specialised expertise.  This series of four webinars – produced in association with Terra Global Capital – will cover all the key technical aspects of developing and investing in REDD+.

REDDinar SCHEDULE: 

All webinar content is included in the four-webinar-package  - We’ll email audio recording & presentation slides after each webinar whenever you book  – so there’s no need for you to miss out.

 

REDDinar ONE:
REDD+ “101” – developing 
land-use carbon assets

 

Took place on Thursday 24 February – Audio recording & presentation slides included in four-webinar package.

 

 

 

PRESENTATION ONE – Naomi Swickard, AFOLU Program Manager, Voluntary Carbon Standard Association
Eligibility requirements under market standards
Key concepts such as leakage and risk assessment
Land-use project types – which projects generate offsets 
Market validation and verification processes

PRESENTATION TWO – Cheri Sugal, Director, 
Terra Global Capital
Carbon readiness – what must be in place before carbon development can begin
Carbon development process – key steps involved

PRESENTATION THREE – Ken Andrasko, Senior Policy Analyst, Carbon Finance Unit, World Bank
Overview of the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility 
How national REDD programs are evolving
Strategy options and implementation issues

 

 

REDDinar TWO:
Policy and regulation –
compliance markets for land-use offsets

Thursday 3 March
Speakers:

Christopher Cosslett,Director, Environment Strategies International

Jeff Fort, Partner, SNR Denton

 

 

Todd Lemons, CEO, Infinite Earth

 

 

 

PRESENTATION ONE- Christopher Cosslett
History of REDD and land-use
Country contexts, capacities and enabling environments

PRESENTATION TWO – Jeff Fort
US States and Federal Regulation
CARB rules
‘Nested’ REDD

PRESENTATION THREE- Todd Lemons
Current UNFCCC policy and agreements
Bi-lateral agreements

REDDinar THREE:
REDD carbon accounting – technical requirements for methodology creation and development of the project document

Thursday 10 March

 

•Ã‚ REDD+ typologies and baseline approaches
•Ã‚ Technical components of carbon calculations
•Ã‚ Field data collection
•Ã‚ Remote sensing analysis and land-use change modelling
•Ã‚ On-going monitoring and verification
•Ã‚ Predictions of delivery volumes

REDDinar FOUR:
Investing in REDD

Thursday 17 March

 

•Ã‚ Key investment criteria for REDD
•Ã‚ Expected returns and risks
•Ã‚ Risk mitigation
•Ã‚ Sources of non-investment funding for REDD
•Ã‚ Summary investment case study

 

BY ATTENDING THIS SERIES OF REDDinars YOU WILL:

• Have incisive analysis delivered direct to your desk
• Have an opportunity to pose questions to an unbeatable panel of experts on this subject
• Receive the recording and a copy of presentations which you can refer to at your leisure

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

• Energy/power companies
• Heavy emitters with compliance obligations
• Buyers of voluntary carbon offsets
• Financial institutions – private equity, venture capital companies, 
banks, brokers, exchanges, pension funds, hedge funds, family offices
• Law firms
• Project developers
• Policy makers – governments, regulatory bodies
• Carbon traders, exchange officials, 
• Industry associations, NGOs, foundations, think tanks

RATES & REGISTRATION:

All webinar content is included in the four-webinar-package  - We’ll email audio recording & presentation slides after each webinar whenever you book  – so there’s no need for you to miss out.

Individual REDDinar 

 

 

US$176/€128/£110

 

 

Any two REDDinars 

 

 

US$352/€256/£220

 

 

All four REDDinars:

 Save US$176!

 

US$528/€383/£330

Buy all four webinars to save 25% – US$176/€145/£110

 

Please note all prices are subject to Value Added Tax.

HOW TO BOOK:    

All major credit and debit cards accepted. If you wish to pay by bank transfer or cheque
please continue with your online order and select the ‘request invoice’ option at the checkout.

Online – click on the relevant rate below

Email your details to Selina Perry at conferences@environmental-finance.com

Telephone +44 (0)20 7251 9151