Day 1

  • 08.30 – 09.00

    Registration Desk & Welcome coffee
  • 09.00 – 09.10

    Welcome Message Smart Energy World Summit 2017
    Hassan M. Claussen, CEO, Smart Energy World Summit
  • 09.10 – 09.30

    Opening Smart Energy World Summit 2017
    Guy Redmill, Chairman, Smart Energy World Summit
  • 09.30 – 09.50

    Keynote Smart Energy World Summit 2017
    Jorge Seguro Sanches, Secretary of State of Energy, Government of Portugal
  • 09.50 – 10.20

    Smart Grids as a lever for Smart Cities
    Luis Seca, Coordinator of Centre for Power and Energy, INESC TEC
  • 10.20 – 10.50

    Advanced biofuels in Europe and their role for meeting COP-21 EU GHG emissions reduction in transportation sector
    Francisco Girio, Head of Research, LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia (National Laboratory of Energy and Geology)
  • 10.50 – 11.20

    Networking Break
    Networking and refreshment break
  • 11.20 – 11.50

    Experiences of Strategic Asset management and use cases Low Voltage Monitoring
    David Ringmar, Director Network Strategy and Development, Vattenfall
  • 11.50 – 12.20

    Speaker to be confirmed
  • 12.20 – 12.50

    Panel Session: Microgrids and Empowered Communities
    There’s increasing fragmentation in the energy industry and communities and cities take an active role in generation. Biomass, solar and wind power all create opportunities for more localised production. What’s their role and how can we capitalise on new innovations which bring the sources of power closer to communities?
  • 12.50 – 13.50

    Lunch Break
  • 13.50 – 14.20

    The role of large industrial consumers in the uptake of intermittent renewable electrical energy
    Jorge Mendonça e Costa, Director Executivo, APIGCEE
  • 14.20 – 14.50

    Presentation title to be confirmed
    Ismael Miranda, R&D Manager, Energy Storage Division, Efacec
  • 14.50 – 15.10

    Startup Challenge
    Top startups pitch, engage and receive feedback from industry decision makers and thought leaders in this space.
  • 15.10 – 15.40

    Networking Break
  • 15.40 – 16.10

    Fusion: Clean, Safe, Unlimited Energy for the Future
    Stavros Chatzipanagiotou, Head of Communication, Fusion for Energy
  • 16.10 – 16.40

    Presentation: Siemens
  • 16.40 – 17.10

    Panel Session: Smart Energy Storage: Grid Empowerment
    Local energy storage is essential to maximise the efficiency of smart grids. With fluctuating production and demand, how do we balance storage and supply to ensure the most efficient delivery mechanisms and to smooth pricing? The evolution of effective and flexible storage functions is fundamental to smart grids, so what’s are the latest developments and how will we meet future needs?

Day 2

  • 08.30 – 09.00

    Registration Desk & Welcome coffee
  • 09.00 – 09.10

    Welcome Message Smart Energy World Summit 2017 Wrap-up and Conclusions of Day 1
    Guy Redmill, Chairman, Smart Energy World Summit
  • 09.10 – 09.40

    Keynote Smart Energy World Summit 2017
    Nuno Lacasta , President of the Board, Portuguese Environment Agency
  • 09.40 – 10.10

    Innovate business models in the energy industry from around the world
    Thomas Mikkelsen, Partner and Director, VaasaETT
  • 10.10 – 10.40

    Presentation title to be confirmed
    João Torres, CEO, EDP Distribuição
  • 10.40 – 11.10

    Networking Break
    Networking and refreshment break
  • 11.10 – 11.30

    Value creation at the edge of the grid: Distributed Energy Resources deployment forecast and surging business models
    Roberto Rodríguez Labastida , Senior Research Analyst, Navigant Research
  • 11.30 – 11.50

    Presentation title to be confirmed
    Isidoro Tapia, Energy Economist, European Investment Bank
  • 11.50 – 12.20

    TBC
  • 12.20 – 12.50

    Panel Session: Energy Utilities Business Innovation
    New forms of energy are leading to growing diversity in the utility business supply chain. Consumers can also be producers and with new sources of fuel entering the mix, there’s huge potential for innovation of traditional business models. Who pays, who gains and how will we benefit? What’s the right balance between market forces and subsidies to ensure new technologies can be commercialised and play their role in the evolution of energy utilities?
  • 12.50 – 13.50

    Lunch Break
  • 13.50 – 14.20

    District Heating and Cooling - A smart solution for smart cities
    João Castanheira, Deputy CEO, Engie Portugal
  • 14.20 – 14.50

    Presentation title to be confirmed
    Indra Theisen, Head of Energy Management, EnergieAgentur.NRW (EnergyAgency.NRW - North Rhine-Westphalia)
  • 14.50 – 15.10

    Startup Challenge
    Top startups pitch, engage and receive feedback from industry decision makers and thought leaders in this space.
  • 15.10 – 15.40

    Networking Break
  • 15.40 – 16.10

    Employee solar charging stations – A comprehensive energy transition project
    Gil Lladó Morales, Energy Transition Officer, Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona (AMB)
  • 16.10 – 16.40

    Smart city energy plan
    Normandy Madden, Global Director, Media & Innovation, The Digit Group
  • 16.40 – 17.10

    Panel Session: Smart Energy as a Path to Smart Cities
    The drive to smarter cities is already leading to multiple silos of services. These must be connected and coordinated to ensure that efficient service delivery. Smart energy initiatives are essential to deliver enhanced sustainability and resilience – how can these be a driver to the joined up smart city of the future? How do we assure alignment between vital infrastructure, such as the grid and other smart initiatives?
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