Seminar “Speeding up market-uptake of buildings renovation in Europe – 12 October 2017-


ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability and the Common Representation of the European Region Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino are very pleased to invite you to a stimulating seminar on ‘Speeding up market-uptake of buildings renovation in Europe’.

PLACE: Common Representation of the European Region Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino, Rue de Pascale 47, Brussels – TIME: Thu 12 October (14:30 – cocktail)

14:30 – 15:00 Welcome coffee and registrations
15:00 – 15:30 Welcome

Herbert Dorfmann, Member of the European Parliament – ENVI  Committee

Keynote: Challenges and opportunities for speeding up building renovation In Europe –  Diana Barglazan, DG Energy, Energy Efficiency Unit, European Commission

Accellerating Building Energy Efficiency globally- Miriam Badino,  ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability

15:30 – 17:15 Renovating Europe: tapping the local energy efficiency potential

To present the challenges of renovation, as well as the solutions identified, five public authorities will take the floor and briefly introduce their experience through a 5 minutes speed presentations:

·         Autonomous Province of Bolzano/Bozen-South Tyrol, Italy – Ulrich Klammsteiner, Vice Director and Head of Department, KlimaHaus/Casa Clima Energy Agency

·         Interleuven – Stefan Kempeneers (tbc)

·         City of Malmö, Sweden – Ola Nord, ‎Head of EU Office at City of Malmö

·         TU Delft – Nico Nieboer

·         Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy – Silvia Debiasi, Agency for Water and Energy (APRIE)

A group of experts will join them on stage to dicuss challenges, and offer solutions to the problems that these cities are facing:

·         Quitterie De Rivoyre, Project Manager, The Investor Confidence Project 

·         Emmanuelle Causse, Director of European Affairs,UIPI

·         Marika Rosa, RTU (Riga Technical University)

·         Anda Ghiran, Global Energy & Sustainability Policy Manager at Johnson Controls

17:15 – 17:30 Conclusions
18:00 – 20:00 Networking Cocktail
Moderator: Giorgia Rambelli, ICLEI Brussels Office

Register here for the event.

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Best wishes,
ICLEI Brussels team