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Save the Date: #Energy4Transport Workshop – 21 October 2019 – Brussels


21 Oct 2019


Rue Royale, 2-4


Sustainable Dev.
Climate & Environment

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21 October 2019 – Brussels
What technology mix to achieve a zero net carbon energy carriers in road transport by 2050?
EGVIA is hosting an exciting technical workshop looking into the energy needs for a zero net carbon energy carrier in road transport. Speakers from major institutions tackling this issue will provide you with an overview of what is at stake for the future and try to answer the above question.
The workshop will take place from 12.00 to 18.00 in Brussels, at the (Rue Royale, 2-4, 1000 Brussels), and the (draft) agenda is articulated in 5 acts:
12.00- 13.30       Welcome Lunch
13.30 – 14.00      Opening Session
Dr.-Ing Stephan NEUGEBAUER, EGVIA Chairman / Director Global Research Cooperation, BMW
Jean-François AGUINAGA, Head of Unit Future Urban & Mobility Systems, European Commission DG
14.00 – 14.20      Presentation of the CO2 evaluation assessment from ERTRAC
 Prof. Zissis SAMARAS, ERTRAC Vice Chair / Lab of Applied Thermodynamics, Aristotle University
14.20 – 14.40      Keynote Speech: outlook of the “World Energy Outlook 2018” report
Apostolos PETROPOULOS, Directorate of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks, International Energy Agency
14.40 – 16.00      Panel Discussion: Renewable fuels
Marta YUGO, Science executive, economics & modelling, CONCAWE
DAVID BOTHE, Frontier Economics Limited
Axel VOLKERY, European Commission, DG MOVE, Sustainable and Intelligent Transport unit
Patrik KLINTBOM, ETIP Bioenergy
Followed by an exchange of views with the audience
Kindly moderated by Neville JACKSON, Ricardo, ERTRAC Vice Chair
16.00 – 16.30     Coffee Break
16.30 – 17.50     Panel Discussion: Electrification
Mateja POREDOS, Innogy/E.ON
Pepijn VLOEMANS, Head of communication, Fastned
 (TBC), Ministry of education, research and innovation, France
 Frank BREUST, Director Government and External Affairs, BMW Group
 Followed by an exchange of views with the audience
Kindly moderated by Matthias BRENDEL, AVL
17.50 – 18.00     Concluding Remarks
Interested? Just fill the registration form available on the website*.
Already delighted to meet you there!
*Participation is free but registration is mandatory.



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