Please note that EHPA members are invited to participate in the EHPA General Assembly taking place on 10 May 2017.
All relevant documents can be found at the EHPA internal website.

11 May
12 May
09.00-10.00Welcome coffee & registration
10.00- 11.50Policy for a decarbonised sectorModerator: Paul Hodson, DG Energy, European Commission
10.00Opening of the conference: Decarbheat – what it means for industryDr. Ulrich Stiebel, Stiebel Eltron
10.10What does it take to decarbonise the heating sectorDominique Ristori, DG Energy (invited)
10.20Is a complete overhaul of an energy vector possible? The case of the light bulbHarry Verhaar, Philips Lighting
10.40Decarbonisation in the international perspectiveDolf Gielen, IRENA
11.00 – 11.50Panel Discussion: Are we ambitious enough for the 2°C target?
Joining 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 makes sense for our municipality to decarbonise – main obstacles overcome and what comes nextModerator: Claire Roumet, Energy 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 BarcelonaN.N
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 – 17.20DecarbIndustryModerator: Dave Pearson, Member of the EHPA Board, RHC Platform, Star Refrigeration
Problems corner:
16.00We can not omit industrial heating and cooling when discussing decarbonising societyEric Delforge, Mayekawa
16.10Renewable energy as driving source for Commercial buildingsEva Staal, IKEA
16.25Better bricks from renewable energy N.N. Wienerberger AG
16.35What to do with excess heat from copper recyclingMukund Bhagwat, Aurubis
16.45Energy challenges: The case of AIRBUSPascal Danthony, AIRBUS
16.55Energy for MarsIngeborg Peters, Mars International
17.05Panel discussion: If you need cooling, there is heat – opportunities and obstacles in avoiding to waste energy.
17.30Insights from the futureN.N. “Ambassador of the future to the Decarbheat event”
17.40End of Day 1
19.00 – 22.00Networking dinner for all participantsat the BEL
08.30Welcome coffee
09.00- 11.00Digitalisation in Heating & CoolingModeration: Prof. Lieve Helsen, KU Leuven
09.00Keynote speech: How will the heating sector decarbonise through digitalisationDr. Oliver Grün, Grün Software AG
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 discussion
11.00 – 11.30Coffee breakProject café introducing the Peakapp Project
11.30 – 13.30DecarbCities (II): Energy grids for future citiesModerator: Erica Hope, European Climate Foundation
11.30City planning in need for decarbonised solutions

Brian Vad Mathiesen, Aalborg University (tbc)
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