Opening & Keynote

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Opening Ceremony

Date :
September 5, 2016
Venue :
Grand Ballroom (2F), The-K Hotel Seoul

Keynote Speaker

Sven Werner
  • Professor of Energy Technology at the School of Business, Engineering and Science, Halmstad University
  • Master and PhD of Science in Engineering degree obtained from Chalmers University of Technology
  • Former Adjunct professor at Chalmers University of Technology
  • Co-author of the new DHC international textbook in English: District Heating and Cooling, Studentlitteratur, Lund 2013.
Paolo Caridi
  • Head of the Trade Section, First Counsellor, EU delegation to the Republic of Korea
  • Former Policy Coordinator, Directorate General for Climate Action (previously Environment), International and inter-institutional relations unit
  • Master’s degree (DEA) in political sciences, International relations Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po), Paris
Manoj Menon
  • Senior Partner & Asia Pacific Managing Director, Frost & Sullivan
  • Founding Member of Frost & Sullivan
  • MBA at the ICFAI Business School
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computers at Mumbai University
Ralf-Roman Schmidt
  • Engineer, Energy Department, AIT (Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH)
  • Vice-Chairman of the DHC+ Technology Platform, Euroheat & Power
  • Deputy Coordinator of the Sub-programme on Urban Energy Networks of the EERA (European Energy Research Alliance) Joint Programme on Smart City
  • PhD in Engineering at the University of Bremen
Alessandro Provaggi
  • Head of the DHC+ Technology Platform, Euroheat & Power
  • Former Coordinator of the European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling at EUREC
  • Master's in Public Policy and International Relations from the University of Bologna
  • Management Programme at the Solvay Brussels School.