Agenda

You can download the detailed Festival agenda which includes speakers. (You can find a full list on the speakers page.) The PDF agenda will be updated nearer the Festival so do check back for updates.  We will provide you with a printed version at the Festival. If you have a confirmed place at the Festival do try and collect your name badge the day before to avoid the queues on the morning of 1 March. We will have staff available to welcome you from 3PM to 6PM on Tuesday 28 February. Please check the FAQ page for more details.

If you can’t come to the Festival in person why not sign up to watch the plenary sessions via livestream.

8:00 - 9:00
8:00 - 9:00
REGISTRATION
9:00 - 10:30
9:00 - 10:30
Opening plenary
Welcome to the Global Festival of Ideas for Sustainable Development
Plenary Hall
9:00 - 10:30
Interactive experiences:
10:30 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break and game play
Lobby
11:00 - 12:30
Plenary Hall
11:00 - 12:30
High level multi-stakeholder plenary
Featuring the launch of the UN SDG Action Campaign & Global Campaign Center
Plenary Hall
12:30 - 13:30
12:00 - 13:30
Networking lunch and game play
Lobby
13:30 - 15:00
12:00 - 13:30
Tackling inequalities: Lining up the politics with policy
(Expert panel)
Plenary Hall
12:00 - 13:30
Tackling inequalities
(A policy simulation)
Berlin Hall
12:00 - 13:30
Tackling inequalities: Lining up the politics with policy
(Knowledge Cafe)
Bonn Hall
12:00 - 13:30
The SDGs in Germany/Europe: SDGs in Media – who cares?
(Language: German)
Rhine Lobby
15:00 - 15:30
15:00 - 15:30
Coffee break and game play
Lobby
15:30 - 17:00
15:00 - 15:30
Globalisation:
Ensuring no one is left behind in an era of disillusionment
(Expert panel)
Plenary Hall
15:00 - 15:30
Exploring globalisation
(A policy simulation)
Berlin Hall
15:00 - 15:30
Globalisation:
A compendium of solutions
(Lightning talks)
Bonn Hall
15:00 - 15:30
The SDGs in Germany/Europe:
“Let everybody know” - Influencer Marketing and SDGs
(Language: German)
Rhine Lobby
17:00 - 19:00
Plenary Hall
17:00 - 18:00
Networking cocktail reception
Lobby
9:00 - 10:30
9:00 - 10:30
Opening plenary
Plenary Hall
9:00 - 10:30
Interactive experiences:
10:30 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break and game play
Lobby
11:00 - 12:30
11:00 - 12:30
Resource efficiency:
Feeding an increasing world population with less resources in a time of climate change (Expert panel and case-study snapshots)
Plenary Hall
11:00 - 12:30
Resource efficiency
(A policy simulation)
Berlin Hall
11:00 - 12:30
Resource efficiency:
Removing barriers to development of a circular economy
(World cafe)
Bonn Hall
11:00 - 12:30
The SDGs in Germany/Europe:
Communication about sustainability in an era of fake news
(Language: German)
Rhine Lobby
12:30 - 14:00
Plenary Hall
11:00 - 12:30
Networking lunch and game play
Lobby
14:00 - 15:30
14:00 - 15:30
Unlocking green economy opportunities:
Innovations and policy shifts being adopted by leading countries
(Expert panel)
Plenary Hall
15:00 - 15:30
Unlocking green economy opportunities
(A policy simulation)
Berlin Hall
15:00 - 15:30
Unlocking green economy opportunities:
Priorities for shifting towards a new climate and green economy
(Fishbowl conversations)
Bonn Hall
11:00 - 12:30
The SDGs in Germany/Europe:
How to make science based communication great again!
(Language: German)
Rhine Lobby
15:30 - 16:00
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee break and game play
Lobby
16:00 - 17:00
Plenary Hall
16:00 - 17:00
Knowledge Sharing Sessions (Six parallel sessions)
Bonn Hall / Berlin Hall / Presidential Area / Rhine Lobby / Fireplace Room / Plenary Hall
17:00 - 18:00
Plenary Hall
17:00 - 18:00
Closing plenary
Plenary Hall
18:00 - 22:00
Plenary Hall
18:00 - 22:00
Social evening and dinner
Hop on board a boat on the Rhine River
09:00 - 10:30
09:00 - 10:30
Disruptors to development:
Progress in the face of multiple shocks
(Expert plenary)
Plenary Hall
09:00 - 10:30
Disruptors to development
(A policy simulation)
Berlin Hall
09:00 - 10:30
Disruptors to development:
Data and technology in humanitarian crises
(Fishbowl conversations)
Bonn Hall
09:00 - 10:30
The SDGs in Germany/Europe:
Disruption and storytelling
(Language: German)
Rhine Lobby
9:00 - 17:30
Interactive experiences:
10:30 - 11:00
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break and game play
Lobby
11:00 - 12:30
11:00 - 12:30
Disruptors to development:
Utilising the latest technology to transform safety nets and social protection
(Expert panel)
Plenary Hall
11:00 - 12:30
Disruptors to development
(A policy simulation)
Berlin Hall
15:00 - 15:30
Disruptors to development:
Conflict, food security and migration
(Data dive)
Bonn Hall
15:00 - 15:30
The SDGs in Germany/Europe:
Get everybody on board! Stakeholder participation and the SDGs
(Language: German)
Rhine Lobby
12:30 - 14:00
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch Labs (Six parallel sessions) and Game play
Bonn Hall / Berlin Hall / Presidential Area / Fireplace Room / Rhine Lobby / Plenary Hall
14:00 - 16:00
14:00 - 16:00
Closing plenary
Plenary Hall