HEAT4U :: Agenda of the Conference

1.30 pm Welcome coffee and registration


2.00 pm Opening by chairman Maurizio Melis, Radio24 Journalist expert of energy


2.10 pm Welcome:
- Corrado Clini, Italian Minister for the Environment - Video
- Fabrizio Spada, European Commission Press Agent - Video
- IEA International Energy Agency - Video
- Alberto Grossi, Consumer Affairs Department Director - AEEG Authority for Electricity and Gas - Video
- Marcello Raimondi, Environment, Energy and Networks Councillor - Regione Lombardia - Video
- Uwe Glock, President - Bosch Thermotechnik - Video


3.00 pm State of art and potential of the available Gas Absorption Heat Pump Technology
Marco Guerra, Absorption Technology Expert - Video


3.20 pm The HEAT4U Project under the EU's Seventh Framework Programme for Research
Luigi Tischer, HEAT4U Project Coordinator - Video


3.40 pm 1st Round Table Session
HEAT4U: Energy sustainability and integration of renewable energy in heating use for the residential existing buildings
Moderated by Thomas Nowak, General Secretary - European Heat Pump Association
- Jvan Benzoni, R&D Director - Robur
- Paolo Pininfarina, President - Pininfarina
- Henrik Siegle, VP Engineering - Bosch Thermotechnik - Video 1 - Video 2


4.20 pm Coffee break


4.40 pm 2nd Round Table Session
HEAT4U: Research opportunities for Europe
Moderated by Wolfram Sparber, Director - EURAC Institute for Research and Further Education
- Stefano Carosio, Division Manager, Research and Innovation - D’Appolonia
- Giuseppe Corallo, Head of Heat Pump Project - ENEA Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development
- Ennio Macchi, Head of Department of Energy, Politecnico di Milano
- Peter Schossig, Head of Department, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Research - Video 1 - Video 2


5.20 pm 3rd Round Table Session
HEAT4U: Gas industry responses to energy and environmental challenges
Moderated by Daniel Hec, General Secretary - Marcogaz Technical Association of the European Natural Gas Industry
- Bernard Blez, Deputy Director of CRIGEN R&D Center - GDF Suez
- Henk Ensing, Communication Department - GasTerra
- Stephen Marland, Future Projects & Innovation Manager - National Grid Gas
- Werner Wessing, R&D Manager - E.ON Ruhrgas - Video 1 - Video 2 - Video 3


6.30 pm Benito Guerra, President Robur - Video


6.40 pm Closing by Maurizio Melis