IEA-IETA-EPRI 20th Annual Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Emission Trading
21-23 October 2020, Virtual Meeting (via Zoom)

The 20th annual workshop organised by the International Energy Agency (IEA), International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) and Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) will take place for the first time in four virtual sessions distributed among 21, 22 and 23 October 2020.

Always a widely-anticipated date in the global carbon trading calendar, this invitation-only workshop brings together over one hundred senior government officials, corporate executives from power companies, energy-intensive industries, brokerage companies and the financial community, analysts and researchers from non-governmental organisations and academia, to discuss the latest updates in and prospects for GHG emissions trading around the world. The workshop combines presentations based on recent research with interactive discussions, held under the Chatham House Rule.

The four virtual session's discussion topics this year include:
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 - Session 1 (15:00-18:15 CEST)
• Keynote Speech: COVID responses for the energy sector
• Overview: State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2020
• Panel 1: ETS in the U.S. and Canada
• Panel 2: ETS in Europe

Thursday, 22 October 2020 - Session 2 (09:00-11:30 CEST)
• Panel 3: ETS in Asia and Oceania
• Panel 4: Carbon pricing in South Africa and Southeast Asia

Thursday, 22 October 2020 - Session 3 (15:00-17:30 CEST)
• Panel 5: Carbon pricing in Latin America
• Panel 6: Role of carbon markets in reaching net-zero

Friday, 23 October 2020 - Session 4 (15:00-17:45 CEST)
• Panel 7: Modelling the benefits of international carbon markets + net zero
• Panel 8: Prospects for international carbon markets: Article 6, CORSIA and pilot co-operative approaches

Contact: Cyril Cassisa and/or Luca Lo Re (

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Other EPRI-IEA relevant event in October 2020:

Joint IEA-EPRI Seventh Annual Expert Workshop: Challenges in Energy Decarbonisation (26-28 October 2020 - virtual)

This year’s EPRI-IEA expert workshop will focus its discussion on decentralised versus centralised energy systems as well as how these approaches can be combined in order to efficiently decarbonise the energy system. The workshop will consist of sessions on the following topics:

• Developing technologies that will shape the future of our energy systems
• Regulatory perspectives on decentralisation and networks
• Maintaining reliability in an increasingly decentralised system

For more information, please contact Keith Everhart ( or Cesar Alejandro Hernandez (