Partnership Event 21/10/2019Brussels (Belgium)

#Energy4Transport Workshop – 21 October 2019 – Brussels

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What technology mix to achieve zero net carbon energy carriers in road transport by 2050?

EGVIA is hosting an exciting technical workshop looking into the energy needs for a zero net carbon energy carrier in road transport. Speakers from major institutions tackling this issue will provide you with an overview of what is at stake for the future and try to answer the above question.

The workshop will take place from 12.00 to 18.00 in Brussels, at the (Rue Royale, 2-4, 1000 Brussels), and the (draft) agenda is articulated in 5 acts:

12.00- 13.30       Welcome Lunch

13.30 – 14.00      Opening Session

                             Dr.-Ing Stephan NEUGEBAUER, EGVIA Chairman / Director Global Research Cooperation, BMW
                             Jean-François AGUINAGA, Head of Unit Future Urban & Mobility Systems, European Commission DG RTD

14.00 – 14.20     Presentation of the CO2 evaluation assessment from ERTRAC
                             Prof. Zissis SAMARAS, ERTRAC Vice Chair / Lab of Applied Thermodynamics, Aristotle University

14.20 – 14.40     Keynote Speech: outlook of the “World Energy Outlook 2018” report
                             Apostolos PETROPOULOS, Directorate of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks, International Energy Agency

14.40 – 16.00     Panel Discussion: Renewable fuels

                            Jean-Marc SOHIER, Science Director, CONCAWE
                            David BOTHE, Associate Director, Frontier Economics Limited
                            Kai TULLIUS, European Commission, DG MOVE, Sustainable and Intelligent Transport unit
                            Patrik KLINTBOM, Senior Researcher, Sustainable Mobility and Chair, RISE, ETIP Bioenergy
                            Staffan LUNDGREN, Director, Technology Exploration and Strategy, Volvo Group

                             Followed by an exchange of views with the audience
                             Kindly moderated by Neville JACKSON, CTO, Ricardo, ERTRAC Vice Chair

16.00 – 16.30     Coffee Break

16.30 – 17.50     Panel Discussion: Electrification

                            Mateja POREDOS, EU Representative Office, Innogy SE
                            Pepijn VLOEMANS, Head of communication, Fastned
                            Frank BREUST, Director Government and External Affairs, BMW Group
                            Maher CHEBBO, ETIP-SNET

                            Followed by an exchange of views with the audience
                            Kindly moderated by Matthias BRENDEL, Business Field Leader Electrification, AVL

17.50 – 18.00     Concluding Remarks

Already delighted to meet you there!

Registrations are now closed. For any inquiries, please contact


*Participation is free but registration is mandatory.

Lucie Beaumel