Keynote Speakers and Programme Overview

Keynote Speakers and Programme

The information below provides a summary overview of the Keynote Speakers and programme structure of IEW 2015.

Keynote Speaker

This year’s plenary sessions feature three key themes and nine keynote speakers:

3rd June: Low Carbon Technologies and R&D

Dr. Dolf Gielen, Director of International Renewable Energy Agency Innovation and Technology Centre (Bonn, Germany)

Prof. Goran Strbac, Professor of Electrical Energy Systems, Imperial College (London. UK)

Dr. Laura Diaz, Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University (Cambridge, USA)

4th June:  Gulf Energy Landscape in the Context of Global Economy

Dr. Sgouris Sgouridis, Associate Professor, Masdar Institute (Abu Dhabi, UAE)

Ms. Glada Lahn, Senior Research Fellow, Chatham House (London, UK)

Dr. Ibrahim Babelli, Chief Strategist, King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia)

5th June: International Climate Policy – Road to Paris

Dr. Carolyn Fischer, Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future (Washington, DC., USA) and Marie Skłodowska–Curie Fellow of the European Commission at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (Venice, Italy)

Ms. Laura Cozzi, Deputy Head of Directorate for Global Energy Economics at the International Energy Agency  (Paris, France)

Dr. Franck Lecocq, Director at  Centre International de Recherche  sur l’Environnement et le Développement, (Nogent-sur-Marne, France)


Programme

Over the three-day programme, nine keynote speakers will cover three themes in three plenary sessions and over ninety papers will be presented in parallel sessions.

Programme Overview

Wednesday, 3 June 2015 Thursday, 4 June 2015 Friday, 5 June 2015

Registration
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Opening 
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Plenary Session 1
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Lunch / Lunchtime Seminar
12:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Parallel Session 1
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Coffee Break
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Parallel Session 2
3:45 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.

Parallel Session 3
4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Plenary Session 2
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Lunch / Lunchtime Seminar
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Parallel Session 4
1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Coffee Break
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Parallel Session 5
3:45 p.m. – 4:35 p.m.

Parallel Session 6
4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Reception
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Plenary Session 3
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Lunch / Lunchtime Seminar
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Parallel Session 7
1:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Excursion
5:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

For a detailed listing of downloadable presentations from the event, please click:

  • here for those from Wednesday
  • here for those from Thursday
  • here for those from Friday