100 YEARS VGB becomes VGB OnLine
Top-level Live Online Event on 9 September 2020 in view of the coming Jubilee
VGB CONGRESS 2020 „100 YEARS VGB“ postponed to 2021
Due to the Corona virus crisis and its implications the jubilee congress 2020 “100 years VGB“ will move to the year 2021. We would like to take this opportunity to still draw the industry’s attention to our association and its anniversary with a top-level online event on 9 September 2020.
The chairman of VGB, Dr Georgios Stamatelopoulos (EnBW), Dr Simone Peter (German Renewable Energy Federation – BEE), Dr Rolf-Martin Schmitz (RWE), David Bryson (Uniper) and Professor Manfred Fischedick (Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment, Energy) will provide you with impulse contributions and an exciting live discussion about the “European Energy System of the Future”.
Additionally, you may join the live discussion with your contributions!
(Subject to revision)
Last update: 2 July 2020
Wednesday, 9 September 2020
13:30 Opening speech
Dr. Georgios Stamatelopoulos, Chairman of the Board of Directors, VGB PowerTech e.V.
13:40 Welcome address
Thomas Kufen, Lord Mayor of the city of Essen, Germany
13:45 Innovation Award
The European Energy System
What it takes – Shaping Europe´s Energy Transition
Dr. Rolf Martin Schmitz, Chairman of the Board, RWE AG, Germany
Green Deal & Uniper Blue, Conventional electricity generation on its way to carbon-neutrality
David Bryson, COO Uniper SE, Germany
Renewable energies as an economic engine - innovation, value creation, jobs
Dr. Simone Peter, President, German Renewable Energy Federation (BEE), Germany
The challenge for the European energy system of the future - reflected from a holistic perspective
Prof. Dr. Manfred Fischedick, Scientific CEO Wuppertal Institut for Climate, Environment and Energy, Germany
15:00 Panel Discussion
Speaker P1 to P4 and Dr. Georgios Stamatelopoulos