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

Merei Wagenaar


Manager Department of Energy Market & Innovation, Ministry of Economic Affairs

Stephan Renz


Chairman of the IEA Technical Collaboration Program on Heat Pumping Technologies

Jean-François Gagné

 
Head of the Energy Technology Policy Division of the International Energy Agency (IEA)

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 Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE)

Stephen Harrison

 
Director, Solar Calorimetry Laboratory, Queens University, Canada

Neil J. Hewitt

 
Director, Centre for Sustainable Technologies, Ulster University

Track 2 Smart Energy Communities and Ground Sources

Thomas Nowak

 
General Secretary, European Heat Pump Association (EPHA)

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

Track 4 Sorption and Working Fluids

Xudong Wang

 
Director, Research, Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI)

Walter Mittelbach

 
CEO, SorTech AG

Bruno Michel


Zürich Research Laboratory, IBM-Research

Kiyoshi Saito

 
Professor, Waseda University Tokyo, School of fundamental science and technology