EUSEW Bulletin: opening ceremony and match-making

EUSEW Bulletin ahead of the Policy Conference
EUSEW Bulletin; latest news leading up to the Policy Conference kick-off

Vice-President Jyrki Katainen is scheduled to give a keynote address during the EUSEW Policy Conference opening ceremony, registered participants have been invited to join the onsite match-making through the dedicated app, and other developments leading up to the kick-off on 14 June

Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President and Commissioner for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness will be joined on stage by Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action Miguel Arias Cañete during the opening ceremony of EUSEW 2016.

The focus of the session will be on consumers at the heart of the Energy Union - the main theme of the conference - and on innovative financing mechanisms, such as the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI), which is celebrating its first anniversary.

Director-General of BEUC Monique Goyens, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency Adnan Z Amin, and MEP Claude Turmes are also scheduled to address delegates. A video message from Bertrand Piccard, initiator, chairman and pilot of Solar Impulse, is also planned.

Match-ups, pitching and networking

Delegates are encouraged to take advantage of the ample networking opportunities on 15-16 June during EUSEW Policy Conference. A special app has been developed to facilitate one-to-one match-making meetings.

  1. Get up-to-date agenda details and build your own activity list
  2. Find out about the people and companies who will be attending and who you should meet
  3. Network with others, send messages and even set up face-to-face meetings
  4. Access the latest buzz and updates about the event

Several Horizon 2020-funded projects are also lined up to pitch assembled press and delegates in the Networking Village. This aims to raise awareness of how innovative SMEs are shaping Europe’s sustainable and efficient energy future.

More information
The opening ceremony takes place in the Charlemagne building’s De Gasperi room (9:30-11:00), check out the full programme!  
Sign up to the EUSEW 2016 match-making app!
Check out the Networking Village programme!
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