Wednesday, October 2, 2013 Communities of Practice:

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Wednesday, October 2
, 2013


Communities of Practice
:
What exists? What’s needed?


2
c
:

TRANSPORT







Room:
Nolledo/Hernandez



Objective:
Identify mechanisms to support
peer
-
to
-
peer learning on transport communities of
practice in Asia in a demand
-
driven manner through facilitated discussions


C
h
air:



Mr. Benoit Lefevre, World Resources Institute


Agenda


9:30
-

10:3
0

Transport

Session Part 1:
Transport Communities of Practice

What exists? What’s being provided
?

Moderated by
Benoit Lefevre


The session will start with a “scene
-
setting” presentation on existing networks or communities
in the topic area, followed by presentations on related topic
s to inspire participants and put
forward content to inform the discussion. This will conclude w
ith a Q&A period and discussion
.


Key
questions

for Part 1:



What transport
-
related networks/communities of practice (i.e. knowledge management
networks, peer
-
to
-
peer learning, information management systems, other mechanisms)
exist, particularly in Asia?



How

are these networks/communities
of practice sessions manag
ed and run (i.e. online
networks, e
-
learning, knowledge/data portals, newsletters, blogs, etc.)?



How effective are they? What key results have they produced?



What challenges and limitations have these networks/communities of practice faced?




Introduction

and Objectives of Session

-

Benoit Lefevre

Speakers



Ms. Glynda Bathan, Deputy Executive Director, Clean Air Asia (invited)



Mr. Ko Sakamoto, Sustainable Infrastructure Division , Regional and Sustainable
Development Department, Asian Development Bank



Ms.
Anneli Lontoc, Undersecretary, Department of Transportation and
Communications, and Research Fellow, University of the Philippines


Q&A period and discussion
: Questions for discussion include:



Through existing transport
-
related networks, what learning is
happening?



What are existing support resources or services for transport?



Are these networks and resources appropriate and meeting the needs of practitioners in
Asia?

10:30

-
11:00

Coffee

Break

11:00



12:15

Transport

Communities of Practice
Part 2:
What’s being used by energy
practitioners and what’s needed
?





Moderated by
Kathleen Nawaz
, NREL


The session will feature a series of a few, brief national
-
level presentations followed by a series
of facilitated small
-
group discussions and reporting/dis
cussion in the larger group. WRI will
facilitate table and full
-
group interaction and activities to promote networking and
strengthening of each community
.


Key questions for Part 2:



What transport
-
related communities of practice (i.e. knowledge networks,

peer
-
to
-
peer
platforms, online resources, other mechanisms) are you tapping into and using?



Please describe a situation in which you successfully engaged in a transport community of
practice to solve a problem or challenge you were facing. How did you do
so?



What transport
-
related data, policy and broader informational needs and unmet gaps do
you have?


Introduction and Objectives of Part 2

-

Kathleen Nawaz


Speakers




Mrs. Trinh Thi Bich Thuy, Environmental Researcher, Transport Development and
Strategy In
stitute, Vietnam

Discussion Segment



Questions for breakout discussions (3 groups) include:



How do you think these needs and unmet gaps can best be met?



How can existing networks meet these needs/unmet gaps?



How can the Asia LED Partnership and LEDS GP in

general meet some of these
gaps and unmet needs?


Expected outcomes for reporting back to the larger group


5 minutes per
group

Moderator
s
:
?

1.

1
-

2 volunteers to serve as a focal point for the LEDS GP Transport Working
Group and the Asia LED Partnership
(e.g., participate in working group calls,
communicate to Secretariat any needed support for activities).

2.

Top priority for how Asia LEDS Partnership could support your peer
-
to
-
peer
learning in the next year


Reporting back and discussion



Benoit and
Kathleen to moderate this discussion to try
and arrive at a consensus on the following, some of which may be reported back to the
plenary
. Key points of discussion:


1.

1
-
2 volunteers from this session who can serve as focal points

2.

Top priority request for ho
w Asia LEDS Partnership could support peer
-
to
-
peer
learning in the next year



Co
-
Chairs to collect and submit input to the event organizers for consolidation.