Agenda 2019

Morning

8:30 - 9:30

8:30 - 9:30

Main Hall

Breakfast & Networking

9:30 - 9:45

9:30 - 9:45

Main Stage

Welcome Address

Moderator:
- Geraldine de Bastion

Speakers:
- Andreas Kuhlmann - CEO of dena
- Christoph Frei - CEO of World Energy Council

10:00 - 10:45

10:00 - 10:45

Main Stage

Panel: There Is No Plan(et) B

Where do we go in the wake of COP24 at Katowice? This panel will kick-off the day by discussing the most crucial steps we can take to ensure we prioritize and increase the pace of the energy transition and innovation.

Moderator:
- Geraldine de Bastion

Speakers:
- Danny Kennedy, Managing Director of the California Clean Energy Fund
- Martin Frick, Senior Director Policy and Programme Coordination at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
- Chad Frischmann, Vice President and Research Director of Project Drawdown

10:50 - 11:00

10:50 - 11:00

Main Stage

Investor Keynote
- Frank Thelen, CEO and Founder Freigeist Capital, Serial German Entrepreneur

11:00 - 12:15

11:00 - 12:15

Main Stage

SET Finalist Pitches

Moderator:
- Geraldine de Bastion

Categories
1. Low-Carbon Energy Production
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2. Intelligent Grids, Platforms & Cyber-Security
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3. Energy Efficiency, Smart Devices and Storage
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Afternoon

12:15 - 12:30

12:15 - 12:30

Main Stage

Corporate Keynote

Smart Cities

12:30 - 13:15

12:30 - 13:15

Main Stage

Panel: Smart Cities: Building Tomorrow's Utopia, Today?

Cities are the drivers and incubators of change and innovation. How are they paving the way to a smart and connected zero carbon future?

Moderator:
- TBD

Speakers:
- Victor Alagbe, CEO & Chief Blockchain Strategist OneWattSolar
- Renée Bruel, Senior Associate, Energy Systems at European Climate Foundation

14:30 - 15:15

14:30 - 15:15

Main Stage

Panel: Head in the Clouds - Are Flying Cars Ready for Take-Off?

Our experts will discuss the potential commercial viability and technological progress of flying cars or vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. This technology has the potential to revolutionize and dramatically disrupt urban mobility.

Moderator:
- tbd

Speakers:
- Dr.-Ing. E.h. Ulrich Wenger,Head of Capability & Technology Rolls Royce

15:00 - 16:00

15:00 - 16:00

Hybrid Stage

Spotlight: Blockchain - Beyond the White Paper

Speaker:
Philipp Richard, Director, Energy Systems and Digitalisation at dena

15:15 - 15:45

15:15 - 15:45

Main Stage

15:50 -16:05

15:50 -16:05

Main Stage

Keynote

Impact SDG-7

16:05 -16:50

16:05 -16:50

Main Stage

SET Finalist Pitches

Moderator:
- Geraldine de Bastion

Categories
4. Innovative Mobility
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- TBD
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5. Special Prize SDG-7
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Evening

17:00 - 17:45

17:00 - 17:45

Main Stage

Panel: Building Bridges over the Valley of Death

There is an inherent challenge in large-scale technological deployment in the global energy transition. How do start-ups cross the valley of death and find success in the energy market? Our experts will provide their insights, taking into account the legacy factors of traditional energy market players and how those systemic advantages can be overcome by new innovative companies.

Moderator:
- Freerk Bisschop, Program Director, Smart Energy at Rockstart

Speakers:
- Audun Abelsnes, Managing Director of Techstars Energy
- Ulrich Seitz, Managing Director of BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures

17:45 - 18:00

17:45 - 18:00

Main Stage

Closing Remarks

Moderator:
- Geraldine de Bastion

Speakers:
- Andreas Kuhlmann - CEO of dena
- Christoph Frei - CEO of World Energy Council

18:00-22:00

18:00-22:00

Main Stage

SET Award Ceremony and Evening Reception, hosted by the Deutsche Energie-Agentur and Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue