11 May
12 May

11 May

09.00-100Welcome coffee & registration
10.00- 11.50Policy for a decarbonised sector
10.00Opening of the conferenceMartin Forsén, President EHPA
10:10First results of DecarbEuropeJames Watson, Solar Power Europe (invited)
10.20What does it take to decarbonise the heating sectorDominique Ristori, DG Energy (invited)
10.40Is a complete overhaul of an energy vector possible? The case of the light bulbHarry Verhaar, Philips Lighting
11.00Decarbonisation in the international perspectiveDolf Gielen, IRENA
11.20 – 11.50Panel Discussion: Are we ambitious enough for the 2°C target?Moderator: Paul Hodson, European Commission
Panelists:Prof. Dr. Hans-Martin Henning, Director Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy systems
Claude Turmes, MEP, Group of the Greens
Sean O’Driscoll, President of Glen Dimplex
11.50Handing over the pledge for DecarbHeat
12.00-14.00Lunch break
14.00 – 15.30DecarbCities (I): adressing the renovation challengeIn cooperation with the Covenant of Mayors, ICLEI, Energy cities
14:00Keynote presentation: Circular economy for material and energy – the Kalundborg exampleHans-Martin Friis Møller, Kalfor, Denmark
Why it made sense for our municipality to decarbonise – main obstacles overcome and what comes nextSpeed interventions by representatives of cities
14.1595% Carbon emission free by 2030 – visionary or realistic?Lan Marie Nguyen Berg, Vice Major of Oslo (invited)
14.25SuperHomes Ireland: providing
technical assistance to local citizens retrofitting their house into an “A” energy rating standard
Paul Kenny, Tipperary Energy agency, Ireland (invited)
14.35A low demand, low emission strategy for a mediterranean city – the case of Barcelona(tbc)
14.45Clearing the skies of BejingCooper Zhao, CECA, China
15.00Panel discussion with ICLEI members and speakers
15.30Coffee breakProject café introducing the DryFiciency Project
16.00 – 17.20DecarbIndustry
16.00We can not omit industrial heating and cooling when discussing decarbonising societyEric Delforge, Mayekawa
16.15Problems corner (5×5 mins of speed presentations)Moderator: Dave Pearson, Member of the EHPA Board, RHC platform, Star Refrigeration
16.15Renewable energy as driving source for Commercial buildingsRepresentative of IKEA
16.20Combining the best of both worlds: heating and cooling in a dairy plantRichard Laxton, Arla Milk (invited)
16.25Better bricks from renewable energy N.N. Wienerberger AG
16.30What to do with excess heat from copper recyclingMukund Bhagwat, Aurubis
16.35Energy for MarsIngeborg Peters, Mars International
16.40Panel discussion: If you need cooling, there is heat – opportunities and obstacles in avoiding to waste energy.Moderator: tbc
17.20Insights from the futureN.N. “Ambassador of the future to the Decarbheat event”
17.30End of Day 1
19.00 – 22.00Networking dinner for all participantsat the BEL

12 May

08.30Welcome coffee
09.00- 11.00How will the heating sector decarbonise through digitalisation
09.00Keynote speech: Dr. Oliver GrünPresident digitalsme.eu / Founder – Owner Grün Software AG
09.20 – 10.10Speed presentation 5×10
09.20A digitalisation strategy for heatingLars Tween, Danfoss (tbc)
09.30Heat pumps as main controllers for the energy management of buildingsDr. Andreas Bühring, Viessmann
09.40 Digitalisation: threat or challenge for electricity utilitiesDaniele Agostini, Enel
09.50Blockchain for automatic trading of energyLawrence Orsini, lo3energy (tbc)
10.00Improved controls for smart heat pumps N.N, Carel
10.10-11.00Panel discussionModeration: Prof. Lieve Helsen, KU Leuven
11.00 – 11.30Coffee break
11.30 – 13.30DecarbCities (II): Energy grids for future cities
11.30City planning in need for decarbonised solutions
11.50Heating and cooling Geneva
12.10Closing energy cycles by connecting heating and cooling in a multi-point systemMarko Riipinen, Helen OY (invited)
12.20Panel discussion: What does it take to build an integrated energy system on the city level?
13.00Farewell coffee and visit of the heat pump installation in BEL building
13.30 – 14.10Site visit I: Heat pump installation in the BEL buildingParticipation only for registered persons
14.10End of DecarbHeat 2017