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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

09:00 Welcome coffee & Registration – Day 1

10:00 Policy for a decarbonised energy sector

Opening by Martin Forsén, President of EHPA

First results of DecarbEurope by James Watson, Solar Power Europe (invited)

What does it take to decarbonise the heating sector by Maros Sefcovic (invited)

Motivation Statements

Moderated by Paul Hodson, Head of Unit Energy Efficiency & Intelligent Energy, DG Energy, European Commission

Decarbonisation in the international perspective
by Adnan Amin, IRENA (invited)

Brainstorming session with:

Harry Verhaar, Philips Lighting
Prof. Dr. Hans-Martin Henning, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems
Claude Turmes, Member of the EU Parliament
Sean O’Driscoll, Glen Dimplex

11:00 Panel discussion: Are we ambitious enough for the 2°C target?

11:45 Handing over of pledge for DecarbHeat

12:00 Lunch break

13:30 Heat Pump City of the Year Award

The Heat Pump City of the Year 2017 award aims to award a city with the best heat pump project in terms of system integrated solutions, energy efficiency, innovation and social benefits.

14:00 #DecarbCities (I): addressing the renovation challenge

Speed Presentations of solutions in city-level by:

The challenge of changing the energy supply of cities ,by Klaus Hoppe (Freiburg)
95% Carbon emission free by 2030 – visionary or realistic?, by Lan Marie Nguyen Berg, Vice Major of Oslo (invited)
Luxembourg (invited)
Flemish Climate resolution (invited)
Mediterranean cities (invited)

15:30 Coffee break sponsored by the DryFiciency project

16:00 #DecarbIndustry

Keynote presentation: Circular Economy for material and energy 
by Hans-Martin Friis Møler, Kalfor

Problems corner (Speed Presentations)
Exhaust air as an energy source from commercial buildings
The case of Airbus – challenges and expectations? by Pascal Danthony, AIRBUS
Combining the best of both worlds: heating & cooling in a dairy plant by Arla Milk (invited)
What to do with excess heat from copper recycling by Mukund Bhagwat, Aurubis
Energy for Mars by Ingeborg Peter, Mars International

16:40 If you need cooling, there is heat – using both reveals maximum efficiency

Panel Discussion with panelists and audience
Moderator: Dave Pearson, Star Refrigeration

17:30 Insights from the future

by the Ambassador of the Future

19:00 Networking event for all conference participants

12 May

08:30 Welcome coffee & Registration – Day 2

09:00 How will the heating sector decarbonise through digitalisation?

Keynote speech: Dr.Oliver Grün, Founder Grün Software AG

09:30 Setting the stage interventions

  1. A digitalisation strategy for heating, Lars Tween, Danfoss (invited)
  2. Heat pumps as main controlers for the energy management of buildings, Dr. Andreas Bühring, Viessmann
  3. Digitalisation: Threat or challenge for electricity utilities?, Daniele Angostini, Enel
  4. Blockchain for automatic trading of energy
  5. Improved controls for smart heat pumps, Carel (tbc)

10:00 Panel discussion with researchers

11:00 Coffee Break

11:30 #DecarbCities (II)

  1. Energy grids for future cities
  2. Better data for better cities
  3. Brooklyn Microgrid
  4. Heating and Cooling in Geneva
  5. The biggest heating and cooling plant in district heating – Helen OY
  6. What does it take to build an integrated energy system on the city level

12:10 Panel Discussion

13:10 Closing remarks

13:30 End of conference