100 YEARS VGB becomes VGB OnLine

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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 (English/German with simultaneous translation).

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!

  • Programme

    (Subject to revision)

    Last update: 2 July 2020

      Wednesday, 9 September 2020


    Chair: Julia L. Modenbach

    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

    Chair: Julia L. Modenbach

    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
    Panel Discussion
    Speaker P1 to P4 and Dr. Georgios Stamatelopoulos
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