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09:30Start of registration and coffee


Plenary session

  • Barto Piersma MSc MPA,
    Director National Programmes of Netherlands Enterprise Agency (
  • Dr. Frank-Michael Baumann,
    Managing Director of EnergyAgency.NRW

Greeting by the City of Arnhem

Ahmed Marcouch, Mayor of Arnhem


Speeches from the ministries:

  • Minister Eric Wiebes MBA
    Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy
  • Minister Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart,
    Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of NRW

Keynote Industry:

  • Dr. Rob Kreiter, Director for the Top consortium for Knowledge and Innovation
    'Energy and Industry:The innovation agenda for the industry transition in the Netherlands'

Keynote Renewable Energy:

  • Torsten Knop, Project Manager Designetz, innogy SE
    'Designetz: Modular system for energy system transformation - from individual solutions to the efficient system of the future'

Challenges in cross-border co-operation

Keynote Hydrogen:

Dr. Noé van Hulst, Hydrogen Envoy of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy of the Netherlands
'Dutch policy programme on hydrogen, cross-border co-operation opportunities on hydrogen and steps to be taken at European level to create a hydrogen market'

Panel discussion:

'How to organise structural cross-border co-operation between the North Rhine-Westphalian and Dutch energy sectors?'

 Signing Ceremony
12:30Network lunch


Parallel workshops


Workshop 1. Hydrogen

Subject: Policies, Research


Workshop 2. Renewable Energy

Subject: Geothermal energy, innovative heating concepts


Workshop 3. CO2-Reduction in Industry

Subject: IN4Climate Innovative ways towards low carbon industries, Chemelot Industry Cluster

14:50Coffee break


Parallel workshops


Workshop 4. Hydrogen

Subject: Common project applications


Workshop 5. Renewable Energy

Subject: Energy infrastructure in the built environment, PV in the public infrastructure


Workshop 6. CO2-Reduction in Industry

Subject: H2 based Steel Production, Innovations for CO2 Reduction in industries

17:00Closing session & get together, networking