Innogrid2020+ conference22-23 March 2016
This ENTSO-E and EDSO for Smart Grids co-organised event is part of a well-established conference series on research and innovation (R&I) for electricity networks. This fifth annual conference will focus on the topics of ‘digital energy’ and TSO-DSO synergies, among others. In addition, the conference will launch the European Technology and Innovation Platform (ETIP) for the field of smart grids, storage and the integrated energy system, foreseen under the 2015 SET-Plan.
The conference will begin with a half-day on 22March, followed by a cocktail and dinner exhibition session and will continue for a full-day on 23 March.
Keynote speakers include Vice President for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič, Commissioner for Digital Economy & Society Günther Oettinger and Director-General of the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission Vladimir Šucha. Other confirmed speakers include: senior policy makers from DG ENER; Paul Timmers, Director of the Sustainable & Secure Society Directorate, DG CONNECT; Alberto Pototschnig, Director, ACER; Peder Andreasen, President, ENTSO-E; and João Torres, Chairman, EDSO for Smart Grids.
Publicly-funded R&I projects with EU ‘value added’ are invited to participate, whether presenting project objectives and (interim) results in the conference programme itself,via poster exhibition or by distributing project dissemination material to attendees. Opportunities for commercial sponsorship also are available.
Please see the conference website for registration details, the conference programme, R&I project exhibition options, sponsorship opportunities and more.