Keynote speakers

Plenary Opening session

Please find all keynote speakers below, click on the photos to see the bios of all speakers.

Per Jonasson


Chairman IOC, Sweden

Stephan Renz


Chairman of the Technology Collaboration Programme (TCP)

Jean-François Gagné

 
Head of the Energy Technology Policy Division of the International Energy Agency

Hans van Steen

 
Head of Unit in the European Commission, DG Energy

Michael Taylor

 
Senior energy analyst, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Hans-Martin Henning

 
Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE

Karim Amrane

 
Senior Vice President, Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

Kensuke Fukushi

 
Professor, Integrated Research System for Suitability Science, The University of Tokyo

Technical Conference sessions

Track 1 Domestic and building applications

Sietze van de Sluis

 
Owner, Saint Trofee

Wei Xu

 
Chairman, China Committee of Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning (CCHVAC)

Marek Miara


Coordinator Heat Pumps, Fraunhofer ISE

Stephen Harrison

 
Director, Solar Calorimetry Laboratory

Neil J. Hewitt

 
Director, Centre for Sustainable Technologies

Track 2 Smart Energy Communities and Ground Sources

Thomas Nowak

 
General Secretary, European Heat Pump Association

Ammi Amarnath

 
Program Manager, the Energy Efficiency & Demand Response program area, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Krystyna Dawson


Business Manager, BSRIA WMI

Denis Tanguay

 
Senior Energy Consultant and Market Researcher

Burkhard Sanner

 
Past President, European Geothermal Energy Council

Track 3 Air-Conditioning & Industry

Jan Grift

 
Senior Energy Analyst, Energy Matters

Alexander Cohr Pachai


Technology Manager at Sabroe Factory, Johnson Controls, UNEP

Sabine Jansen


Research and teaching, Faculty of Architecture Architectural Engineering, Technology Climate Design and Sustainability, Building Services, Technical University of Delft

Track 4 Sorption and Working Fluids

Xudong Wang

 
Director, Research, Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute

Walter Mittelbach

 
Graduate physicist and the founder, SorTech AG

Bruno Michel


Zürich Research Laboratory, IBM-Research