Day 1 – Monday 21 September

Facility visit

  • 8.45am - noon Visit Kiowatt, innovative technology facility (optional)

Day 1 — Monday 21 September

  • 1.30pm - 2.30pm Arrival and registration
    Poster session and welcome coffee

Opening session

  • Photo - Xavier Bettel
    Xavier Bettel
  • Photo - Carlos Moedas
    Carlos Moedas
  • Photo - Claude Turmes
    Claude Turmes
  • Photo - Gilbert Théato
    Gilbert Théato
  • 2.30pm - 3.15pm Welcome and keynote speeches

    Master of ceremony: Gilbert Théato
    Director My Energy G.I.E.

    Xavier Bettel
    Luxembourg Prime Minister

    Carlos Moedas
    European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation

    Introductory statement by Claude Turmes
    Member of the European Parliament, Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE)

Session 1 — Accelerating the energy system transformation

  • Photo - Dominique Ristori
    Dominique Ristori
  • Photo - Tom Eischen
    Tom Eischen
  • Photo - Professor Catherine Mitchell
    Professor Catherine Mitchell
  • Photo - Leszek Drogosz
    Leszek Drogosz
  • Photo - Christoph Podewils
    Christoph Podewils
  • Photo - Robert Spicer
    Robert Spicer
  • Photo - Phillipe Rosier
    Phillipe Rosier
  • Photo - Antonio Vidigal
    Antonio Vidigal
  • 3.15pm - 5pm Keynote speech
    Dominique Ristori
    Director General, Directorate General Energy, European Commission

    Tom Eischen
    Director General of the General Directorate for Energy and Government Commissioner for Energy of the Ministry of the Economy of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg

    Professor Catherine Mitchell,
    University of Exeter
    The energy system of the future: technology challenges

    Lezek Drogosz,
    Director of Infrastructure Department, Warsaw
    The energy system of the future: societal challenges and opportunities

    Christoph Podewils,
    Director of Communications, Agora Energiewende
    Integration of systems

    Robert Spicer,
    CEO vyzVoice

    Philippe Rosier,
    President Global Business Unit, Solvay
    Upstream technology development

    Antonio Vidigal,
    CEO EDP Inovação
    Global energy player
  • 5pm - 5.30pm Poster session and coffee break

Session 2 — Towards a competitive European energy technology sector

  • Photo - Giovanni De Santi
    Giovanni De Santi
  • Photo - Diego Pavia
    Diego Pavia
  • Photo - Dr. Klaus Willnow
    Dr. Klaus Willnow
  • Photo - Hervé Bernard
    Hervé Bernard
  • Photo - Professor Torbjørn Digernes
    Professor Torbjørn Digernes
  • 5.30pm - 6.45pm Moderator
    Giovanni De Santi
    Director Institute for Energy and Transport, Joint Research Centre, European Commission

    Diego Pavia,
    Chief Executive Officer, KIC-InnoEnergy
    Strengths and opportunities of the European energy technology sector

    Dr. Klaus Willnow,
    Director Innovation Cooperations, Siemens
    International project/a company view on the global energy technology sector

    Hervé Bernard,
    Chairperson EERA
    Research for a more innovative Europe supporting energy transition

    Professor Torbjørn Digernes,
    Chair of the EUA-EPUE (European University Association - European Platform of Universities in Energy Research & Education)
    Linking research and education

Gala dinner

  • 7.15pm - 10.45pm Welcome cocktail and gala dinner at the Sofitel Europe

The poster session is located in the Foyer of the Hemicycle, directly when you leave the conference room. Read more

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