E-world Congress 2012 "E-Energy: Smart Grids made in Germany"
E-World, Europe’s leading energy and water management industry fair, took place in Essen (Germany) for the 12th time. It serves as a platform for business, networking and matchmaking activities between electricity suppliers, municipal utilities, industrial users, municipalities and service suppliers. The latest technology trends – including innovations with regards to energy efficiency, smart homes and especially smart grids - were addressed by exhibitors and organizers alike. The year’s focus topics were the distribution, trade and marketing of energy. Having gained ever increasing attention from international companies, the E-World is the perfect platform to promote Germany as an investment location.
Germany Trade & Invest is organizing the "E-Energy: Smart Grids made in Germany" congress in cooperation with the "E-Energy - ICT-based energy system of the future" program of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology in cross-ministry partnership with the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. International companies and investors are invited to learn about the latest developments being made in the German Smart Grids sector and about how they can profit from attractive investment opportunities in Germany. The registration fee is 600€.
About Germany Trade & Invest
Germany Trade & Invest combines in-depth analyses of foreign markets with an extensive knowledge of Germany’s key industries and the investment and technology landscape. Supported by a network of 60 experts abroad and benefiting from close cooperation with the German Chamber Network (AHKs), the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany supports international trade with comprehensive, consistent and industry-specific market information. Utilizing the combination of wide-ranging global expertise and an internationally competitive consulting and service profile for foreign investors, Germany Trade & Invest secures and creates jobs in Germany. The organization places special focus on the economic development promotion of the new federal states (Eastern Germany) and Berlin.
About E-Energy - ICT-based energy system of the future
The "E-Energy - ICT-based energy system of the future" funding program is a central part of the High-Tech Strategy and the "Information Society Germany 2010" program of the German Federal Government and was declared as a national lighthouse project by Chancellor Angela Merkel. Technology partnerships in six model regions develop and assess key technologies and business models for an "Internet of Energy." The model projects are funded with EUR 60 million in an inter-ministerial partnership with the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety. The German private economy also financially supports the research and development of new ICT-based energy systems within the model projects with EUR 80 million.
Moderation: : Ludwig Karg, Managing director B.A.U.M. Consult, Director accompanying Research "E-Energy" und "IKT für Elektromobilität"
Language: German (with simultaneous translation into English)
09:00 am Opening Address
> Ludwig Karg, Managing director B.A.U.M. Consult,
E-Energy/ICT for E-Mobility Accompanying Research
09:10 am Internet der Energie - Schlüssel zur Transformation des
> Prof. Dr. Orestis Terzidis, Professor in Entrepreneurship and
Technologymanagement at the Karlsruher Institute for Technology
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09:35 am Keynote
> Dr. Dr. Mario Tobias, Secretary-General, IASS Institute
for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V.
10:00 am "E-Energy: The German Way to the Internet of Energy"
> Michael Wedler, B.A.U.M. Consult, E-Energy
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10:25 am Coffee Break
10:45 am "Smart Grids made in Germany: Six Smart Energy Regions":
- Prof. Dr. Michael Laskowski, CEO RWE Metering GmbH, Project manager Smart Energy Region Rhine-Ruhr (E-DeMa)
- Peter Ritter, CUBE Engineering, Smart Energy Region Harz (RegModHarz)
- Dr. Michael Wolf, CEO PSI Energy Markets GmbH, Smart Energy Region Aachen (Smart Watts)
- Günter Pistoor, EWE AG, Smart Energy Region Cuxhaven (eTelligence)
- Eugen Mayer, COO Power Plus Communication AG, Smart Energy Region Mannheim (MoMa)
- Hellmuth Frey, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, Project manager Smart Energy Region Karlsruhe/Stuttgart (MeRegio)
11:45 am "Business Opportunities: E-Energy in an international
> Panel discussion with the six Smart Energy Regions
12:45 pm Lunch Break
02:15 pm "Germany as Business Location"
> Christina Schön and Heiko Staubitz, Germany Trade & Invest
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02:45 pm "EEBus in a national and international context"
> Peter Kellendonk, CEO Kellendonk Elektronik GmbH,
Smart Energy Region Aachen (Smart Watts)
03:15 pm "International Standardization Activities in the field of
> Dr. Thomas Becks, Head of Technology and Innovation within the VDE, Competence Center Standardization E-Energy/Smart Grids
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03:45 pm "E-Mobility made in Germany – Lessons of ICT for
> Kristin Petersen, B.A.U.M. Consult,
E-Energy/ ICT for E-Mobility Accompanying Research
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04:15 pm Wrap-Up by the Moderator
04:30 pm End