8:30 AM
Check-in

For security reasons, only people with IDs will be allowed to enter the area for COY14 time at the Faculty of Social Sciences.
There is a cloakroom in the building, however, the organizers do not take responsibility for the things left there. Therefore, anyone who can, should leave luggage in the place of stay.
Duration: until 05:00 PM
Room: Main hall

 

8:30 AM
Wellbeing Area

This is a place providing opportunities to hang out with your newly-made climate friends, discuss all your new insights or just relax a bit and take a coffee break.
As COY14 (and the following COP24) can be quite stressful and intense at times, it is our core desire to address issues of well-being and sustainable activism. Check out the an active-wellbeing room that can be used for Yoga, meditation and prayer and a second room reserved for workshops on this topic. Our Wellbeing Team will be continuously available for everyone who would like someone to check-in with.

Duration: until 06:00 PM
Room: 3rd floor, rooms 330 and 333

 

9:00 AM
Morning Kick-off

Morning kick-off session begins the next exciting COY day. You will also receive important updates as well as information about the highlights of the day.

Language: English
Duration: 60 min
Room: 3rd floor

 

10:00 AM
Opening Ceremony

The Opening Ceremony will be a warm welcome to all participants and will launch COY14 with an energetic, youthful introduction.

Language: English, French
Duration:
60 min
Room: AULA Kazimierza Popiołka, Sala Rady Wydziału, Sala Sympozjalna I, Sala Sympozjalna II

 

11:00 AM
Polish is my superpower - short lessons

Language survival is a course that will teach you basic phrases in Polish. In a relaxed atmosphere you will learn the basic concepts that will make it easier for you to move around Poland and contact the local population.

Speakers: Magdalena Knapik, Anna Gawryś, Marcin Maciołek, Karolina Gragoń, Marta Bonczar, Agnieszka Tambor
Language: English
Duration:
20 min
Room: AULA Kazimierza Popiołka, Sala Rady Wydziały, Sala Sympozjalna I, Sala Sympozjalna II

 

11:00 AM
Messaging & Banner Making

How to get your message across? Identifying your target audience and capturing their attention. The capitalist world has used many marketing tricks to gain mass control, it’s time we take back our power and use these tools against them. Learn how to attract media attention and what more do you need to do besides just painting a banner.

Speaker: Amalen
Language: English

Room: Art space - 332

 

11:30 AM
Global warming for various causes is felt more strongly in large cities than in rural areas.

We have just seen that global warming for various causes is felt more strongly in large cities than in rural areas. There are solutions to limit this. Promote passive air conditioning (Canadian well type), buffer systems (eg Mur Trombe), bioclimatic architecture and intelligent insulation, and limit electric air conditioners

Speaker: Tarik Elkhammasi
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: Sala Rady Wydziału

 

11:30 AM
Creative New Tools for a Liveable Future: Oceans the Key

Speaker: Alex Carlin
Language: English
Duration:
90 min
Room: 233

 

11:30 AM
Enivironmental impact of fur

We'll focus on environmental impact of meat production (greenhouse gases, water consumption etc.), but also . Part of the presentation will focus on the negative environmental effects resulting from fur production.

Speaker: Patrycja Rok
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 239

 

11:30 AM
Protection of the strong relation of human with the Nature as the most important thing for humanity in a face of climate change in the long term.

Case study of deep outdoor education of children below the age of 10 and their families.

Speaker: Bogdan Ogrodnik
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 240

 

11:30 AM
Professional integration and social inclusion of young people.

Professional integration and social inclusion of young people.

Speaker: Mohamed Lamine Kaba
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 144

 

11:30 AM
Overview of the successful Zero Carbon Act campaign

The workshop provides an overview of the successful Zero Carbon Act campaign, which has been run by the NZ climate youth group, Generation Zero, for the last 3 years. It will cover all stages of the campaigning process from it's conception to being enacted by law, as the ZCA is in NZ in 2019. We have more details on what we will talk about but they cannot be justified in the 500 character limit.

Speaker: Sedef Duder-Özyurt
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 147

 

11:30 AM
The Climate Collage

We propose to organize a workshop for 50 people base on "The Climate Collage", a fun, participatory and creative workshop on climate change based on collective intelligence. We need one tables of 1x2 m for each group of 6-8 people. We bring the rest of the material.

Speaker: Cédric Ringenbach
Language: English
Duration: 180 min
Room: 148

 

11:30 AM
Fighting Gas Around the World - 1.5 can't handle a coal to gas switch

The gas industry is a growing threat to our communities and our climate- we will link international struggles and develop strategies across geographies & campaign areas. With interactive methods, e.g. a human map of international supply chains, we will show the globalization of gas industry. We'll discuss how gas connects to other campaign areas, e.g. plastics, agriculture and renewables, share strategies, and workshop what else we could do about gas at the COP.

Speaker: Naomi Kreitman
Language: English
Duration: 180 min
Room: 138

 

11:30 AM
Energy remix

The workshop will use a simulation game prepared by the Field Dialogue Foundation and the EE Laboratory. During a discussion cooperative game, the remix of the energetic task of several teams is to select the optimal energy mix for Poland for the next 15-20 years. Optimal, or the best in terms of energy security (impact on the environment and health, energy prices and society, security and stability of supply) and energy efficiency.

Speaker: Kinga Brzeszcz
Language: English
Duration: 180 min
Room: 241

 

11:30 AM
Polish is my superpower

Language survival is a course that will teach you basic phrases in Polish. In a relaxed atmosphere you will learn the basic concepts that will make it easier for you to move around Poland and contact the local population

Speaker: Magdalena Knapik
Language: English
Duration: 40 min
Room: 231

 

12:15 AM
Polish is my superpower

Language survival is a course that will teach you basic phrases in Polish. In a relaxed atmosphere you will learn the basic concepts that will make it easier for you to move around Poland and contact the local population

Speaker: Marcin Maciołek
Language: English
Duration: 40 min
Room: 231

 

1:00 AM
Polish is my superpower

Language survival is a course that will teach you basic phrases in Polish. In a relaxed atmosphere you will learn the basic concepts that will make it easier for you to move around Poland and contact the local population

Speaker: Kinga Groszewska
Language: English
Duration: 40 min
Room: 231

 

1:15 PM
Economic vital role for financial institutions in climate change

Speaker: Mahmoud Mahmoud
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 141

 

1:15 PM
Sustainalympics

Sustainalympics” aims to use the Tokyo 2020 Games to propel youth action for the achievement of SDGs. In this programme, we will tell participants about Olympism encorporating “environment” in its pillars. Next, through a presentation by the host countries of the Olympic Games (London, Tokyo, Paris, Los Angeles, etc.), we will address efforts and lessons for Sustainalympics. Finally, we pledge to launch a youth platform to make the Olympic Games held every four years even more sustainable.

Speaker: Kentaro Miyakawa
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 238

 

1:15 PM
Survival practice. Get water and fire.

Survival practice. Get water and fire. About practice: At a time when a human is very used to civilization goods, convenience, electricity, a warm home and shops full of products, we often forget who gives us these things. Mother Nature. Do we remember how to live in the nature that surrounds us. The forest is a large supermarket. Do you know how to use it? How to get water and treat it for drinking? How to light a fire and how to get dry wood? Survive in the forest!

Speaker: Klaudia Jadwiszczyk and Krzysztof Lewicki
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 239

 

1:15 PM
The weather can affect the athletic

Speaker: Mohamed Elsherbini
Language: English
Duration:
90 min
Room: 240

 

1:15 PM
Was there one universal language from which all modern languages were created?

Moreover, presentation will provide some usefull tricks in learning new languages which may also impress your friends.

Speaker: Joanna Ryszka
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 241

 

1:15 PM
Breath & natural singing

Breath is life – without it we wouldn't be alive. During the workshop you will prepare your body for breathing, you will breathe deeply and consciously and explore how the breath enables connection to yourselves, other people and nature. You will also experience the power of breathing thorough your natural voice as you will learn how to sing Slavic traditional songs. You don’t have to be a singer, feel welcomed even if you think that you can’t sing.

Speaker: Barbara Ziemer
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 233

 

1:45 PM
Polish is my superpower

Language survival is a course that will teach you basic phrases in Polish. In a relaxed atmosphere you will learn the basic concepts that will make it easier for you to move around Poland and contact the local population

Speaker: Tomasz Gęsina
Language: English
Duration: 40 min
Room: 231

 

2:00 PM
Public art as a tool for creative resistance

How can a sticker start a movement? How does a slogan written on a wall change our ideas about the world? When is the point when we start to take back public space?
Learn how different movements are making change throughout  the world using creative tactics combining art and activism.
Discovering how others work around the globe, we will start to paint our own mural where each person can understand the structure and planning behind a public art piece using various techniques  like Stencils, Postering and spray paint and practical tools where artistic talent isn’t necessary.

Speaker: Danny
Language: English

Room: Art space - 332

 

3:00 PM
Meditation

A short meditation to improve self-awareness and create powerful poasitive vibrations in our enviroment.

Language: English
Duration: 10 min
Room: 333

 

3:15 PM
Bolsonaro vs Amazon Rainforest - how the lungs of our planet are supposed to die.

Speaker: Jakub Stolarczyk
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 239

 

3:15 PM
Climate changes - what actions need to be taken?

A room can be utilized with a roundtable discussion where all participants can share a story about what they think Climate change is, how it is affecting them, if actions need to be taken, what actions can be taken?, and so forth.

Speaker: Neekhil Prasad
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: Sala Sympozjalna I

 

3:15 PM
Youth empowerment through different initiatives, a workshop and some collective interactive art demonstrations.

We have a number of offerings (similar to past years), all of which represent where we come from (Indonesia, and particularly forests and people). We will have a 10-15 minute performance, multiple short presentations on youth empowerment through different initiatives, a workshop and some collective interactive art demonstrations.

Speaker: Emily Ferguson
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 240

 

3:15 PM
Discuss educational program options focused on getting international student volunteers to US campus towns

Discuss educational program options focused on getting international student volunteers to US campus towns to help US student groups and national/state NGOs with public education as part of COY14's main topic (1) Engaging youth in climate action through capacity building. Specifically discussing topics such as typical assignments with an NGO in the USA, ways of organizing U.S. participation in events associated with YOUNGO, ways of finding and communicating with a host NGO in the USA, etc.

Speaker: Michal Fider
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 141


3:15 PM
Big yellow ballon called as a round guestbook.

We will present a big yellow balloon called as a round guestbook. The balloon a former Schachtzeichen https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/SchachtZeichen
is a symbol of change for people from the ruhral region. Since COP 21 we are using it as guestbook in context of climate action events.

Speaker: Philipp Unger
Language: English
Duration: 90 min
Room: 236  

 

3:15 PM
Ecohydrology for the mitigation of Climate Change effects on water-related ecosystems – Youth Perspective

Speaker: Paweł Jarosiewicz
Language: English
Duration:
90 min
Room: 241

 

3:15 PM
Polish is my superpower

Language survival is a course that will teach you basic phrases in Polish. In a relaxed atmosphere you will learn the basic concepts that will make it easier for you to move around Poland and contact the local population

Speaker: Anna Gawryś
Language: English
Duration: 40 min
Room: 231

 

5:00 PM
Meditation

A short meditation to improve self-awareness and create powerful poasitive vibrations in our enviroment.

Language: English
Duration: 10 min
Room: 333

 

7:30 PM
Informal Reception

The first day of COY14 ends with an informal reception, providing opportunities to hang out with your newly-made climate friends, discuss all your new insights or just relax a bit.

Duration: until 3 AM
Room: SPIZ club, Street Opolska 22, Katowice