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 German Energy Agency
- Christoph Frei, CEO World Energy Council

9:45 - 10:00

9:45 - 10:00

Main Stage

Energy Transition Keynote
- Markus Tacke, CEO Siemens Gamesa

10:00 - 10:50

10:00 - 10:50

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:
- Andreas Kuhlmann, CEO German Energy Agency

Speakers:
- Martin Frick, Senior Director Policy and Programme Coordination at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
- Annette Hollas, Co-Chair of the C3E Education and Empowerment Initiative (Canada)
- Danny Kennedy, Managing Director of the California Clean Energy Fund
- Jacqueline Mongrut, Executive Vice-President, Business Development - Hydro-Québec International

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
- Enapter, Germany
- Epishine, Sweden
- Roofit.solar, Estonia
2. Intelligent Grids, Platforms & Cyber-Security
- Envelio, Germany
- FlexiDAO, Spain
- Planet Ark Power, Australia
3. Energy Efficiency, Smart Devices and Storage
- BLIXT, Sweden
- Ecosync, UK
- Equota Energy, China

Afternoon

12:15 - 12:30

12:15 - 12:30

Main Stage

Smart Cities Keynote

Speaker:
- Marie Wall, Deputy Director Startups, Ministry of Enterprise

12:15 - 13:15

12:15 - 13:15

Open Pitch Stage

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:
- Iain Campbell, Senior Fellow Rocky Mountain Institute

Speakers:
- Renée Bruel, Senior Associate, Energy Systems at European Climate Foundation
- Dr Antje Danielson, Director of Education MIT Energy Initiative
- Martin Roemheld, Head of e-Mobility Services at Volkswagen AG
- Lin Xuefeng, Mayor of Jinghai District Government, Tianjin City
- Chad Frischmann, Vice President of Project Drawdown

13:00 - 14:00

13:00 - 14:00

Landside Room

Deep Dive Session on SDG-7 powered by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

13:15 - 14:15

13:15 - 14:15

Open Pitch Stage

Mindfulness Workshop

Speaker:
- Julia von Winterfeldt, CEO of soulworx
- Heiko von Tschischwitz, CEO enyway

13:15 - 14:45

13:15 - 14:45

Matchmaking Ship

14:00 - 15:00

14:00 - 15:00

Waterside Room

Deep Dive Session on AI

Speaker:
- Markus Schmidt, CEO datarevenue

14:15 - 14:35

14:15 - 14:35

Main Stage

Mobility Keynote: We Need More Space!

Speaker:
- Frank M. Salzgeber, Head of Innovation and Ventures Office, European Space Agency

14:30 - 16:00

14:30 - 16:00

Open Pitch Stage

14:35 - 15:15

14:35 - 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:
- David Addison, Manager Virgin Earth Challenge

Speakers:
- Dr. Kay Plötner, Head of Economics and Transportation, Bauhaus Luftfahrt e. V.
- Frank M. Salzgeber, Head of Innovation and Ventures Office, European Space Agency
- Dr.-Ing. E.h. Ulrich Wenger, Head of Innovation and R&T Strategy Rolls-Royce Deutschland

15:00 - 16:00

15:00 - 16:00

Waterside Room

Deep Dive Session on Blockchain powered by the German Energy Agency (dena)

15:35 - 15:50

15:35 - 15:50

Main Stage

Adina Popescou - Founder and Director of Snowblack VR

15:50 -16:05

15:50 -16:05

Main Stage

Keynote

Impact SDG-7
- H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma, Special Envoy of the President of Burkina Faso for SDGs and Climate Change, Chair H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma Foundation

16:00 - 16:30

16:00 - 16:30

Open Pitch Stage

Success Factors for Start-ups: The Berlin Case, powered by Berlin Partner, Borderstep Institute, and Start Alliance

16:05 -16:50

16:05 -16:50

Main Stage

SET Finalist Pitches

Moderator:
- Geraldine de Bastion

Categories
4. Innovative Mobility
- Bodawerk, Uganda
- Einride, Sweden
- Parking Energy, Finland
5. Special Prize SDG-7
- Divine Bamboo, Uganda
- OffGridBox, USA
- SunSawang, Thailand

16:50 - 17:00

16:50 - 17:00

Main Stage

Investor Keynote: Inven Capital

Speaker:
- Petr Mikovec, CEO Inven Capital

Evening

17:00 - 17:50

17:00 - 17:50

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
- Zoe Adamovicz, Co-founder & CEO of Neufund
- Libby Wayman, Investment Partner, Breakthrough Energy Ventures
- Ulrich Seitz, Managing Director of BayWa r.e. Energy Ventures

17:50 - 18:00

17:50 - 18:00

Main Stage

Closing Remarks

Moderator:
- Geraldine de Bastion

Speakers:
- Andreas Kuhlmann, CEO of German Energy Agency (dena)
- Christoph Frei, CEO of World Energy Council
- Pia Dorfinger, Director of SET

18:00 -19:30

18:00 -19:30

Main Hall

18:00-22:00

18:00-22:00

Main Hall

SET Award Ceremony and Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue Evening Reception

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