Opening session

The plenary session will open the Policy Conference of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019 and present the overarching theme of the event:
"Shaping Europe's energy future".

Moderated by: Director-General for Energy Dominique Ristori


  • Miguel Arias Cañete, European Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action
  • Sylvia Maurer, Director for Sustainability & Safety, BEUC
  • Eric Scotto, Chairman & Co-founder of Akuo Energy
  • Julie Chantry, Mayor of Ottignies-Louvain-La-Neuve
  • Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament
  • Francesco La Camera, Director General, International Renewable Energy Agency
  • Claude Turmes, Minister for Energy and for Spatial Planning of Luxembourg


European Parliament
Bourgmestre Ottignies-Louvain-La-Neuve
Ville d’Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve
Director, Sustainability and Safety
BEUC, The European Consumer Organisation
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
European Commissioner for Climate Action & Energy
European Commission