Keynote speeches for SP2018 was chaired by Thomas Messervey, CEO of R2M Solution, and the following keynote addresses shall be delivered:

Opening Ceremony (27th June, 09:00h – 11:00h)


Anis Jouini, CEO of INES Research & Development

Keynote: Introduction to INES and welcome to SP2018 delegates




Margot Pinault, Policy Officer in charge of Horizon 2020 funding for Energy Efficiency (Societal Challenge 3), European Commission, Directorate General for Energy, Unit C.3., Buildings and Finance team; Brussels, Belgium

Keynote: “R&I priorities for energy under H2020 and their policy context”

Workshop (27th June): ‘Info session on smart homes/buildings’ (IoT call – ENER, CNECT; smart energy services- EASME/ENER; upgrading smartness of the existing buildings- EASME/ENER)


Stefan Nowak, Chair IEA PVPS Technology Collaboration Programme / CEO of NET Nowak Energy & Technology Ltd.; St. Ursen, Switzerland

Keynote: “Solar energy beyond power, an industry in transition – opportunities in the urban landscape” 




Florian Kraus, Green4Cities GmbH / CEO and lead developer of GreenPass; Vienna, Austria

Keynote: “Creating climate-resistant cities with the GreenPass technology, evaluating geographic info and nature-based solutions to optimize their effects and cost”

Workshop (28th June): Nature-Based Solutions



Closing Ceremony (28th June, 16:00h – 18:00h)


Peter Opt’Veld, Senior consultant/senior advisor/H2020 coordinator, Huygen Engineers & Advisors; Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Keynote: “Retrofit Europe (SBE2019) regional conference

Workshop (27th June): Deep Energy Renovation



Anne-Sophie Chamoy, Head of Strategy, Legal and Public Affairs at Energy Pool; Chambery, France

Keynote: Introduction to the Energy Pool visit on 29th June




Olivier Cottet, Marketing and Channels Director Energy Analytics, Schneider Electric Industries; Grenoble, France

Keynote: Introduction to the Schneider Electric visit on 29th June




Karen Amram, Director for Europe, CEA Tech

Keynote: Closing speech thanking SP2018 delegates and promoting SP2019

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