On Wednesday, 15 May we will host a networking dinner at the EGG at 19.00. Participation is open to all participants.

15 May
16 May

08:30 - 09:15 Welcome coffee & registration
09:15 Opening of the conference Martin Forsén, President of EHPA
Introducing the call of the youth on energy and climate Lieve Helsen, Professor in Mechanical Engineering, University of Leuven
We can all do more to fight climate change Marian Jones, Kids for climate
A vision in reach – the renewable, decarbonized energy system Anke Uytterhoeven, PhD student at KU Leuven
09:35 – 09:50 Motivation Keynote: Is the long-term strategy sufficient to keep Europe inside the 1.5°C target? Thomas Pellerin-Carlin, Jacques Delors Institute
09:50 -11:00 Policy morning: European's long-term strategy - overview and debate Moderator: Sonja van Renssen, Freelance journalist
Intervention to keynote: Reading between the lines - The building sector in the long term strategy Matthias Deutsch, Agora Energiewende
"Campfire debate": We can't electrify everything, but can we provide green molecules to every application? Discussion with:
Panel discussion with speakers Dries Acke, European Climate Foundation
James Watson, Eurogas
Kristian Ruby, Eurelectric
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
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11:30 - 12:30 Double digital growth - how long can it last? An overview on market developments in Europe Moderator: Krystyna Dawson, BSRIA
Gas free Netherlands - a heat pump country? Frank Agterberg, DHPA
Germany: a big country, comparatively few heat pumps - why? Martin Sabel, Bundesverband Wärmepumpe
How did France become the biggest European heat pump market - how much longer? Valérie Laplagne, Uniclima
Panel discussion on city solutions
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Break Meet our data scientist, Pascal Westring, in the knowledge café to talk about He is happy to answer your questios and to discuss your information requirement
14:00 – 15:10 New approaches for large HP deployment in cities and regions Moderator: Paul Voss, Euroheat and Power
Large heat pumps in cities Brian Vad Mathiesen, Aalborg University
The last generation DHC: Ectogrid Fredrik Rosenqvist, E. ON Sweden
Decarbonisation demands collaboration & open minds among stakeholders! Raymond Decorvet, MAN Energy solutions
Big dreams with big heat pumps - how to decarbonise Vienna's district heating system Christoph Segalla, Wienenergie
Panel discussion on city solutions
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15:40-17:00 Think big, think hot, think cold: zero emission industry - no place for heat pumps?! Moderator: Meredith Annex, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Sweet and efficient: confectionary production benefitting from heat pumps Paul Simons, Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Successful heat recycling for sustainable production Mikko Viljanmaa, Kiilto Oy, Finland
From global value chain to local energy: pecting and carrageen production fuels Køge’s district heating Christian Jensen, Viegand Maagoe
Heat pumps to help reaching Colruyt's CO2 emission target Collin Bootsveld, Colruyt group, Belgium
Panel discussion with speakers
19.00 – 22.00 Networking dinner

19:15 – 19.30 Heat pump city of the year awards

8:30-9:00 Welcome coffee & registration
09:00 Opening of the conference
09:00-09:20 Opportunities unleashed by digitalization and flexibility Marco Gazzino, Head of Enel X innovation, ENEL
Sector coupling in individual buildings: zero emission and plus energy houses as a reality of today Moderator: Cate Lyon, delta-ee
Opportunities from the digitalization of heating & cooling Lorcan Lyons, Joint Research Centre (EC)
Making homes part of the solution Stephane Dufour, Tiko, Switzerland
IoT platform integration and big data as the necessary background for new business models Johannes Fütterer, Aedifion
Panel discussion with speakers
From vision to reality: transforming cities
A holistic retrofit design approach in the port of Brussels:The gare maritime building @ Tour&Taxis
Wim Boydence, CSTO boydens engineering
Villa Castelli: towards the nZEB renovation of a historic building Elena Lucchi, EURAC research and Valentina Carí , Architect
Questions and Answers
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11:20 – 12:45 Cities accelerating zero carbon renovation: concrete action to unleash the opportunity
Moderator: Claire Roumet, Energy Cities
The local approach: City of Leuven Katrien Rycken, Leuven 2030
What energy communities can do for a decarbonized Europe Dirk Vansintjan, REScoop
Lessons from Superhomes 2.0 or how overcome the challenge of scaling home renovation Paul Kenny, Tipperary Energy Agency
Are we optimising systems for the right target market: todays heat pumps in the renovation sector Jasper van den Munckhof, Energysprong Europe
Technical solutions available in collective housing Odile Cauret,EdF
Urban energy system planning: do we have the right tools for decarbonization? Yong Chen, International renewable energy agency (IRENA)
Panel discussion with speakers
12:45 – 14:15 Lunch Break and Farewell Coffee

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