DAY 1 - 4 DECEMBER
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13.00 – 14.00 Registration & Coffee
14.00 – 14.05 Conference Opening & Launch of SolarPower Europe ‘When solar policy went digital’ Report
Speaker:
Michael Schmela, Executive Advisor and Head of Market Intelligence, SolarPower Europe
Aurelie Beauvais, Policy Director, SolarPower Europe
14.05 – 15.30 A Brave New Energy World for Everyone
The energy world is now rapidly and dramatically changing – for generators, supplier and consumers while at the same time tearing down the walls of the power, heat and transport sectors. Key questions are: how can this energy revolution be accomplished smoothly and who will be the winners?

Keynotes:
The New Energy World - Challenges & Solutions
Anthony Ainsworth, CEO, E.ON Connecting Energies
Financing the New Energy World - How to Stem The Rapid Transition to a Distributed Renewable Energies System
Vishal Shah, Partner, Hudson Clean Energy

Intro & Moderator:
Bruce Douglas, Deputy CEO and COO, SolarPower Europe

Panelists:
Leonardo Botti, Global Head of Product Management, ABB
Lucy Craig, Vice President and Director of Technology and Innovation, DNV GL Energy
Philipp Schröder, Storage Entrepreneur
Vishal Shah, Partner, Hudson Clean Energy
Nils Kockmann, Head of Online, Sales & Delivery Plattform for PV & Battery, E.ON Solutions GmbH
15.30 – 16.00
Coffee Break
16.00 – 17.30 Business Models to Empower the Consumer
With the help of solar storage and digital technology, consumers will increasingly become the center of the distributed, flexible and clean power world. Many business models have been proposed, several already introduced – but what’s really viable to empower the consumer?

Moderator:
Aurelie Beauvais, Policy Director, SolarPower Europe

Panelists:
Jochen Schneider, General Manager, Coneva
Saif Islam, Senior Analyst, EuPD Research
Jean-Baptiste Cornefert, Managing Director, Sonnen
Guido Agostinelli, Senior Industry Specialist, IFC
Jochen Hauff, Head of Business Development, Energy Industry & Policy, BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH
Mathias Boeswetter, Head of Digital, BSW
17.30 – 18.30 Digital Solar Start-Ups – The Next Big Things to Come
A selection of innovative start-ups will present their business ideas using digital solar & storage technologies for the new energy world.

Start-ups competing:
- SolarWorX UG
- ReVolta
- EasySolar
- Singulair

Co-moderators:
Michael Schmela, Executive Advisor and Head of Market Intelligence, SolarPower Europe
Stefan Müller, COO and Co-Founder, Enerparc

Jury:
Stefan Müller, COO and Co-Founder, Enerparc
Roland Doll, Investment Manager, CCO, InnoEnergy
Guido Agostinelli, Senior Industry Specialist, IFC
Lucy Craig, Vice President and Director of Technology and Innovation, DNV GL Energy
Vincenzo Costanzelli, Director, Trina Solar
Michael Schmela, Executive Advisor and Head of Market Intelligence, SolarPower Europe
18.30 – 19.30 Networking drinks
19.30 – 22.00 Digital Dinner & Networking
Awards ceremony
Speaker: Roland Huempfner, Leader of Huawei Energy Competence Center Europe