5 DECEMBER - DAY 2
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8.30 - 9.00 Registration & Coffee
9.00 – 10.30 Artificial Intelligence in the Energy World – Getting the Act Together
As the energy sector goes digital, it will increasingly use artificial intelligence to master the manifold challenges of a distributed, flexible and cross-sectorial system. Applications will be countless, ranging from sophisticated weather forecasting to managing energy flows and huge data volumes using advanced analytics – but what’s hot in the near term?
Dr. Pr. Michael Weinhold, CTO Energy Managment Division, Siemens
Abhishek Bahl, General Manager - Europe, AutoGrid
Eva Kaili, MEP, EP (Keynote, invited)
Vanessa Miler-Fels, Renewable Energy & Sustainability Strategist, Microsoft (invited)
Speakers from Google and GE (invited)
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break with Speed Networking
11.00 - 12.30 INTELLIGENT DIGITAL SOLUTIONS FOR THE ENERGY TRANSITION
- Blockchain-based Solutions for Peer-to-Peer Power Trading
Block chain technology offers huge opportunities to have everyone participate in the new energy world using a ‘simple’ and convenient platform. This session will discuss the potential, challenges and first real life experiences.
Andrius Juozapaitis, CCO, WePower Network
Gregor Novak, CEO, Suncontract
Jens Griesing, Product Owner, Energy Web Foundation
Jo-Jo Hubbard, COO and Co-founder, Electron (invited)
Jacob Boersma, Blockchain Team Manager, Deloitte (invited)
- Solar Mobility – Towards Clean Electric Transport Solutions
There is one main reason for holding this conference at an automotive location. De-carbonisation of transport is crucial to meet climate targets – and solar-based electrification is key. SolarPower Europe has just kick-started a new Solar Mobility Task Force, which will explore the role of solar in electrification of transport.
Francisco Jose Carranza Sierra, Managing Director Nissan Energy, Nissan
Kelly Lin, Senior Regional Director Europe, BYD (invited)
12.30 - 13.30 Lunch with Digital Storage Start-up Market Place
13.30 - 15.00 How the Future Utility will Look Like
If you look at the latest activities of many European utilities today, it has little to do what they have been doing for decades – this is true for large international power generation power companies and municipal utilities. At the same time, digital technology offers new players access to the utility business and vivid M&A activity creates new champions. Many changes & many challenges, but how will the future utility look like?
Thierry Lepercq, Executive VP in charge of Research & Technology and Innovation, Engie
Luigi Lanuzza, Head of New Technologies, ENEL X
Alexander Schaudig, Senior Vice President in charge of Business Excellence and Digitisation, innogy SE
Antonio Vidigal, CEO, EDP Innovation (invited)
Tim Naylor, Director - Europe, Envision Energy
15.00 - 15.45 Closing Panel: Creating a Solar City
In a not too distant future, people will be able to live in true solar cities. Visionary policy makers and industry leaders are working on regulatory tools, business models and technologies to make this happen.
Signe Antvorskov Krag, Global Development Leader, IKEA
Diego Pavia, CEO, InnoEnergy
Ruud Kempener, Policy Officer, European Commission
Florian Bieberbach, CEO, SWM - Municipal Utility Munich (invited)
Claire Roumet, Executive Director, Energy Cities (invited)
Fiona Howarth, CEO, Octopusev.com (invited)
15.45 - 17.00 Farewell Beer & Pretzels