Speakers

Deputy Director General
DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
Professor, Deputy Chair Research Domain II: Climate Impacts & Vulnerabilities & Head of the Research Area on Climate Change & Development
Potsdam-Institut für Klimafolgenforschung
Policy Officer
EC, DG AGRI
Policy Officer in Unit H2 – Smart Mobility and Living at the European Commission
European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology.
Chief Executive Officer
KIC InnoEnergy
CEO
Kamangir
Director Enterprise Sales
Siemens Building Technologies
Deputy Head of Unit " Internal Market: Retail Markets Coal and Oil"
European Commissin Directorate-General for Energy
Programma Manager Public Affairs
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Policy Director
SolarPower Europe
Head of Isolated Systems
REE - Red Eléctrica
Head of Unit International Cooperation Projects
e7 Energie Markt Analyse GmbH
Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy
European Commission
Programme Officer, DG CONNECT
European Commission
Coordinator Diagnostics
Fusion for Energy
Brussels Delegation
CIRCE
CEO
Ecoligo GmbH
Project FIESTA – families’ intelligent energy-saving targeted actions
Secretary General
Akuo Energy
Project Manager and Senior Researcher at Trust-IT Services
Trust-IT Services
Virtual reality for a sustainable future
Policy officer
European Commission
Innovation Programme Manager
Eirgrid
EU Policy Director
bne - Association of Energy Market Innovators
Policy officer
DG Energy
Managing Director
Magma Energy
CEO
Renewables Grid Initiative
Josef Baumeister
Managing Director
EEBus Initiative e.V.
Deputy Head of the Unit Smart mobility and Living of DG CONNECT, European Commission
European Commission
Senior Advisor on Steel, Manufacturing and Services Unit
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Managing Partner
Ecofys
Innovative liquid fuel systems for decarbonised heating
Policy officer for new energy technologies and innovation, DG ENER
European Commission
Member of the European Parliament (Danish Conservative People’s Party)
Policy Analyst
Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Head of Unit for Smart and Sustainable Growth
European Commission, DG REGIO
Head of Unit - Energy
EASME - European Commission
Managing Director
ESTELA
Secretary General
European Solar Thermal Electricity Association (ESTELA)
Manager Innovative Technologies, New Business Development
Remeha
Rapporteur on the revised renewable energy directive
Member of the European Parliament
EU Campaign Manager
Energy Cities
How citizens can accelerate and benefit from energy transition
Member of Managament Board at Society for Sustainable Development Design DOOR
Society for Sustainable Development Design DOOR
Director Energy Department
Authority for Consumers and Markets
Tatiana Bosteels
Director Responsibility and Head of Responsible Property Investment
Hermes Investment Management
Professor of Geography and Director of the Collaboratory for Urban Resilience and Energy, Chair of the European Energy Poverty Observatory
University of Manchester
Save energy to save ourselves? Energy efficiency’s evolution in the EU
Manager, Biofuel Deployment Project, Aviation Environment
IATA
Senior Project Manager
FCA Resarch & Technologies
Vincent Briard
Sustainability, Product Regulatory Affairs and Standardization Director
Knauf Insulation
Member of the European Parliament
European Parliament
Senior Energy Analyst at the IEA
IEA Renewable Energy Division
Senior Researcher
Energy Institute “Hrvoje Požar"
Senior Partner
Eupportunity European affairs consulting
Isabelle Buscke - VBZV
Head of Brussels Office
Federation of German Consumer Organisations (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband – vzbv)
Member of the European Parliament
Department of climate, cultural affairs and business development
City of Bergen
Market Intelligence Director
AEBIOM (The European Biomass Association)
Daniel Calleja Crespo
Director General, DG Environment
European Commission
Mayor - President
Martorelles
Program Manager
Test-Achats
Senior Lecturer in Business and Climate Change
Norwich Business School | Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
Chief Technical Officer
KRD Global Group
Secretary General
Hydrogen Europe
Chief Officer Global Power Digital Solutions
General Electric
Chief Officer Global Power Digital Solutions
General Electric
ESMIG President and Chief Commercial Officer at General Electric Power Digital
Professor / Chairman of the Renewable Energy COnsortium for R&D (RE-CORD), University of Florence
Renewable Energy COnsortium for R&D (RE-CORD), University of Florence
Deputy Mayor for Sustainability
City of Amsterdam
Vice-President
IFIEC Europe (International Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers)
General Director
SEM Energies POSIT'IF
Head of Unit - B.3: Retail markets; coal & oil
European Commission - Directorate-General for Energy
Senior Director Facilities & Engineering Europe
Marriott Hotels International
Team Lead Research & Innovation
ENTSO-E
Principal Adviser to the Director General for Energy in the European Commission
European Commission, DG ENER
Chief Datacentre Technology and Engineering Officer
Interxion
Advisor to the CEO of EDP Distribuição and Chairman of EDSO for Smart Grids
Aalborg University- Department of Planning
Secretary General
CEDEC
Secretary General
CEDEC
Chair of the Customers and Retail Markets WG
Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER)
Policy Coordinator
Climate Alliance
Founder at Origo
Origo
Building multilevel governance for energy efficiency – a simple, transparent MVP web app
Policy Officer – New energy technologies, innovation and clean coal, DG Energy
European Commission
Solites, Steinbeis Research Institute for Solar and Sustainable Thermal Energy Systems
Renewable Energy Directive II – can sustainable biofuels help decarbonise EU transport?
Advisor
European Commission - DG ENER
Iinvator Manager Smart Metering
FLUX50
Secretary General
European Solar Thermal Industry Federation
Chief Executive Officer
WindEurope
Director Offshore Wind
Eneco
Chief Executive Officer
Elfelagið SEV
Chairman
eu.esco
Associate Professor of Economics
ISG International Business School in Paris
Director of the Research Centre of the Slovak Foreign Policy Association (RC SFPA)
Policy Coordinator
European Commission
Managing Director
Regional Development Financing Institute
Vice-President Strategy and External Affairs
Westinghouse EMEA
Senior Policy Officer Green, Responsible and Sustainable Finance- DG FISMA
European Commission
Chairman
FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy
LIFE+ SmartPV project: Smart net metering for renewable energy in the Mediterranean
Director of Institute for Sustainable Resources (at University College London) and Professor of Resources and Environmental Polic
University College London
Director
EIMUR
Director
Energy Chair at Orkestra
Fossil-free Stockholm 2040
City of Stockholm
Head of Unit, Wholesale Markets: Electricity and Gas
DG ENER, European Commission
CEO
Hill+Knowlton Strategies Belgium
Founder and Managing Partner
EnergyPro Ltd
Araceli Fernandez Pales IEA
Senior Technology Analyst
International Energy Agency
Institutional Relations Manager
Enercoop
Coordinator for sustainable development policies
French permanent representation to the EU
Head of Policy Unit and Deputy Director – Knowledge, Policy and Finance
IRENA
European Investment Bank
Head of Smart City programs
NUMA
Coordinator of Business Unit Demand Analyses and Projections
Fraunhofer ISI
Director
Cleantech Östergötland (in cooperation with Region Östergötland)
President
EU-ASE
Policy Director
ENERGIAKLUB
Head of the Energy Technology Policy Division
International Energy Agency
Executive Manager and Member of Board
Sarajevostan d.d.
Executive Director
European Chemical Industry Council
William Garcia
Executive Director, HSSE, Energy and Climate Action
European Chemical Industry Council
Director of IRENA’s Innovation and Technology Centre
IRENA
E2VENT– low energy, healthy ventilated architecture for refurbishing existing buildings
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Scientific Officer Smart Specialisation
European Commission - DG JRC
Professor
Engineering School of Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Head of the Energy Research Unit
INEA
Managing Director
EXERGIA S.A. Energy and Environment Consultants
Director of Public and Regulatory Affairs
Axpo Italia
Monique Goyens
Director General
European Consumer Organisation (BEUC)
Director General of the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC)
Member of the European Parliament
Policy Officer
European Commission - DG ENER
University of Geneva
Techical advisor and representative of Sifnos Island Coop
Sifnos Island Coop
Vice President Environmental Issues
Lufthansa
Post-doctoral researcher
Energy Centre, Vlerick Business School
UNI-SET Steering Committee member; Director of the Multidisciplinary Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy; Co-director Durham Energy Institute
Durham University
Sander Happaerts
Policy Analyst - DG REGIO G1 - Smart and Sustainable Growth
European Commission
Director General Orgalime
Head of Unit Smart Mobility and Living, DG Connect
European Commission
Associate Programme Officer - Policy
IRENA
Member of the European Parliament (Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe)
President
Fraunhofer ISE
Deputy Head of Unit, Territorial Development
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Head of Research and Innovation
Smart Innovation Østfold AS
Head of Unit
DG ENERGY, European Commission
Chair CENTC 371 Program Committee on EPBD
Project Director
GRE Liège
Policy officer
European Commission, DG Research and Innovation
Energy BU CTO
Schneider Electric
T&D Europe Smart Grids & Micro Grids WG Chairman and Energy BU CTO Schneider Electric
Deputy Head of Unit Economic Analysis and Financial Instruments, DG ENER
European Commission
CEO of ENGIE France Renewable
ENGIE
Policy Officer- DG CLIMA
European Commission
Chief Technology Officer
MHI VESTAS
Member of Secretariat
EERA
Associate to the Chief Engineer, System Engineering
Fusion for Energy
How Antwerp reduces its tertiary sector’s carbon footprint
Sustainability Officer (RemoUrban)
Nottingham City Homes
Director, Biorefining Stakeholder Relations
UPM
Vice President, Stakeholder Relations
UPM Biorefining
Managing Director Projects
WIP renewable Energies
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe GmbH
Representative to the EU institutions
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power System Europe
Deputy Director-General, DG Energy
European Commission
Secretary General
AEBIOM (The European Biomass Association)
European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
European Commission
Campaign Director
Renovate Europe
Professor
National Center for Climate Strategy and International Cooperation
Rpbert Kaukewitsch
Green Public Procurement Policy officer - DG ENV B1 – Sustainable Production, Products & Consumption
European Commission
Director of Renewable Energy Department
Ministry of Energy of Poland
MEP
European Parliament
How can multiple businesses collaborate in energy R&D? A model for success
Judit Kimpian
Chair of the Architects Council of Europe’s Sustainability Group
Architects Council of Europe
Chief Counsellor
Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment of Finland
Chairman of Board of Directors
EDFI
Leader – Volvo Group governance structure for alternative fuels, energy and climate related issues
Volvo Group
Member of the Board of Directors
Electricity Distribution Network Operator S.A. (HEDNO)
Lutz Köppen
Policy officer - DG GROW C1 – Clean Technology and Products
European Commission
MEP, Rapporteur on Electricity Regulation and Directive
EPP Group
Decarbonising the marine sector to contribute to the EU Sustainable Energy Agenda
Senior Researcher
Piraeus University Applied Science - Soft Energy Applications and Environmental Protection Laboratory
Matti Kuittinen
Senior Architect, Department of the Built Environment
Ministry of the Environment, Finland
Senior Expert on Bioenergy and Biobased Economy
Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Strategic Planning Manager
Energy Department, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications of Estonia
ACE President
Architects' Council of Europe (ACE)
Craig Lee Martin
Ass. Professor of Climate Design & Sustainability
Delft University of Technology
Deputy Secretary General for Global and Economic Issues
European External Action Service
EU Commission - DG Environment
Head of CCS Unit at International Energy Agency
International Energy Agency, IEA
Get the message out – an industrial energy efficiency communication tool
Interreg North-West Europe –Supporting a low carbon economy in North-West Europe
Head of Climate and Energy Unit
WWF European Policy Office
Expert, Energy Engineer (M.Sc.)
Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities
Principal Administrator
European Commission, DG ENER
Principal Administrator
Directorate General for Energy / European Commission
Executive Vice President
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Ltd.
Chairman of ORGALIME’s Energy Working Group
Orgalime
Chairman Energy Working Group
ORGALIME
Business Development Director
Terna
Head of Innovation and of the Young Entrepreneurs program
Iberdrola
President
European Committee of the Regions
EU/Transnational subsidized programs
Enel SpA
Project Leader
European Commission – DG Joint Research Centre
Policy Advisor
E3G / High-Level Expert Group on sustainable finance
Head of Unit in DG Justice
European Commission
Head of European Public Affairs and Regulation
Enel
Managing Director of Climate and Energy
World Business Council for Sustainable Development
Nora Mendoza
Project coordinator (REPLICATE)
Fomento de San Sebastián
Professor and Head, Industrial Bioenergy Systems unit
University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland, HEIG-VD
partner
VaasaETT
Principal manager of Product Development team / Energy Efficiency Climate Change Team
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Rapporteur Heating and Cooling Strategy
European Economic and Social Committee
Policy and Operations Director
Ocean Energy Europe
European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation (invited)
European Commission
The employee solar charging station – a comprehensive energy transition project
Energy expert
City of Parma
Vice President
ENEL
Director EU Affairs
Royal DSM
Catherine Moutet
Head of AFNOR Energies
AFNOR Development
Head of the System Integration of Renewables Unit
International Energy Agency
Grace Murray
Senior Policy Adviser
Smart Energy Demand Coalition
Senior Policy Advisor
Smart Energy Demand Coalition (SEDC)
Head of Sustainable Resource Investment
EBRD
Director, Asset Portfolio Development
DONG Energy
NOBEL GRID – new cost-efficient business models for smart grids
Executive Director
Buildings 2030
Professor
Lund University
Policy Officer
European Commission - DG ENER
Jorge Nuñez-Ferrer
Senior Research Fellow
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
Professor of Electrical Engineering
University College Dublin
Clean-energy responsible leadership
Research Scientist
VTT Technical Research Center of Finland, Ltd.
International Coordinator
ENERGIA
CEO
BayWa r.e. Solar Projects
Policy advisor
City of Ghent
EnerGAware – energy game for energy efficiency awareness in social housing communities
Project Manager
INEA, European Commission
CEO
KIC-InnoEnergy
Senior Director
Burston-Marsteller Brussels
Head of Public Funding
BIOCHEMTEX
Ettore Piantoni
Leader WG on implementation of EED and EN ISO 50001
CEN/CENELEC Sector Forum Energy Management
Initiator, Chairman and Pilot
Solar Impulse
Initiator, chairman and pilot of Solar Impulse
Representative for Operations in Belgium
European Investment Bank
Project Director
EDP Renewables
Secretary General
EFIEES
Laura Plunkett picture
Senior Controller at SEMO
SEMO, EirGrid
Serena Pontoglio
Policy Officer
European Commission, DG ENER Unit C3: Energy Efficiency
Director Planning and Programme Support
IRENA
Director Planning and Programme Support
International Renewable Energy Agency
Senior Manager/ Grid control and optimization business development
INDRA
Secretary General
Federal Chamber of German Architects (BAK)
PLANHEAT– a free tool to decarbonise your city's heating and cooling system
Secretary General
EBC - European Builders Confederation
Director and Head of Investment Strategy
HgCapital
Why buildings that generate electricity cost less
Stefania Racolta-Cruceru
Head of Product and Business Development
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Climate Change and Energy Director
CEPI - Confederation of European Paper Industries
Founder
Alexa Capital
Director of Energy Policy
European Commission, DG ENERGY
Project Coordinator
COGEN Europe
Director for Sustainable Growth and Development, DG Development and Cooperation, EuropeAid
European Commisison
Director-General of Directorate-General Energy
European Commission
Energy Consultant
Energy Action
Programme Director
Society for Sustainable Development Design - DOOR
Marzena Rogalska
Head of unit - DG GROW G1 - Public Procurement Strategy
European Commission
Co-founder and CEO
Tilia
Director
Energy cities
CEO
Veolia Luxembourg & Belgium
Associate researcher and independent Consultant
IDDRI
Climate Change Director
Iberdrola
Institute for Air-Handling and Refrigeration (ILK Dresden)
Seconded National Expert
BEUC
Head of the Thermal Energy and Building Performance research group at IREC
Catalonia Institute for Energy Research
Moving towards energy positive districts – experience from Schneider Electric
Policy officer DG CONECT-H2
European Commission DG CONECT
Team Leader Smart Grids
European Commission DG ENER
Team Leader Smart Grids, DG ENERGY
European Commission
Domenico Santino
Head of the Service on Energy Efficiency in the Industrial Sector
ENEA
General Administrator
National Office of Pensions (ONP)
Deputy Head Climate Commissioner Canete’s Cabinet
European Commission
Deputy Head of Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Cañete’s Cabinet
European Commission
Senior expert, Unit G3 - Renewable Energy Sources
DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
Manager and Energy Adviser
Ærø Energi- og Miljøkontor
Vice-President for Energy Union
European Commission
EP Tender – range extending as a service, for travel peace of mind
Chair of NEON, Chief Ombudsman
Ombudsman Services The Brew House
Senior Expert
Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Director - Energy
DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
Marco Signa
Chairman of Working Group Smart Living
CECED
Policy Analyst
European Commission - DG REGIO
Managing partner
Baumschlager Eberle Architekten
Senior Economic Officer
The European Consumer Organisation - BEUC
Project Officer
European Commission, INEA
Chairman
European Technology and Innovation Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET)
Božena Stašenková
Vice-President European Consumer Union/President of the Association of Consumer Organisations in Slovakia
Director of Business Development
Carbon Recycling International
Marine Standards Advisor
Stena Rederi AB
Head of Unit C.2 - New energy technologies, innovation and clean coal, DG Energy
European Commission
President
RHC-ETIP
Senior Researcher
CarbonTracker
Energy Economist
European Investment Bank
Energy Efficiency specialist
European Investment Bank (EIB)
Mayor of Ghent and president of EUROCITIES
Director digital and energy transition sectors
Brittany Innovation Agency
Executive Director
Smart Energy Demand Coalition
Executive Director
Smart Energy Demand Coalition (SEDC)
Being a launching customer – regional sustainable energy from the Arnhem Nijmegen Region
EU Government Affairs Specialist at Boeing
Boeing
Carina Törnblom
Consumer Affairs
European Commission
Tiziana Toto
Responsible for the Energy and Environmental Sector
Cittadinanzattiva Onlus/Active Citizenship Network
Technical Counsellor
Ministry of Finance
Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs
EnerNOC
ene.field and PACE – Europe-wide field trials for residential fuel cell micro-CHP
Head of Unit G3 – Renewable Energy Sources
DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
Kai Tullius
DG Energy
European Commission
Claude Turmes MEP
Member of European Parliament
Member of the European Parliament
European Parliament
European Deputy
European Parliament
Greens MEP, EUSEW Ambassador
MEP
Member of the European Parliament (Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance)
Member of the European Parliament - ITRE Committee
European Parliament
Project manager for Neste Algae R&D
NESTE
Head
UNEP Financial Initiative (UNEP FI)
Advisor to the CEO
EDP Distribuição
Energy Expert at FEBELIEC and Demand Response Expert at IFIEC Europe
Policy advisor
EUROCITIES / City of Utrecht
CEO
studio Gear Up
Research & Development HVAC Manager
Uniechemie
Project Director & Category Manager Renewable Energy at DSM
DSM
Ron Van Erck
Head of International Market Development
Energiesprong
Energy, climate and environment journalist
Deputy Head of Unit, New energy technologies, innovation and clean coal
European Commission, DG ENERGY
Deputy Head of Unit - C.2: New energy technologies, innovation and clean coal
European Commission - Directorate-General for Energy
Deputy Head of Unit
DG Energy
Energy Wholesale Markets Unit in DG ENER, European Commission
Dirk Vansintjan - picture
President at REScoop.eu
REScoop.eu
CEO
BTG Biomass Technology Group BV
Head of Energy Section at the Estonian EU representation
Estonian EU representation
Deputy Head – Policy Unit
IRENA
Adviser on the Energy Union
Jacques Delors Institute
Axel Volkery
Policy Officer - DG MOVE B4 – Sustainable and intelligent transport
European Commission
Oilicy Officer
EC, DG ENER
Policy and Incubation Manager
European Foundation Centre
EUDCA Board Member
EU Data Centre Association
Head of Unit
EC, DG CLIMA
Lead Officer – Renewables & Low Carbon
Fife Council
Managing Consultant for Energy and Climate Policy
Ecofys
Thomas Willson
Policy Officer
ECOS
Head of Western Balkans Regional Cooperation
European Comission
Director, Renewables, research and innovation, energy efficiency
European Commission, DG ENER
Director at the Directorate General for Energy
European Commission
Director
EU-GCC Clean Energy Network
Principal Policy and Programme Officer (Climate Change and Energy)
Greater London Authority
Policy Advisor
IPEEC - International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation
Head of Smart Energy Lab
Eneco
Previously at Lufthansa Biofuels Group
Consultant to the Commission
Previously at Lufthansa Biofuels Group