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CONFERENCE DAY 1 - 4 September 2019


Welcome address
Prof. Jean-Louis Scartezzini, Conference Chair
The role of energy research within the Swiss Energy Transition
Rolf Schmitz, Swiss Federal Office of Energy, Head of Energy Research


Keynote lectures

Isabelle Bey, MeteoSwiss, Head of Western Regional Center
Climate change: 1.5°C  versus 2°C

Prof. Christian Cajochen, University of Basel, Head of Centre of Chronobiology
Non-visual impact of light on human sleep and circadian physiology

10h30 Coffee break
11h00 Session A1 - SG1 Session B1 - SG0211   Session C1 - SG0213
12h30 Lunch
14h00 Session A2 - SG1 Session B2 - SG0211 Session C2 - SG0213
16h15 Coffee break
16h30 IEA EBC 79 Session D - SG1 IBPSA WORKSHOP AAC114
18h30 End of 1st conference day - Individual transfer to Lausanne Ouchy Harbour
19h45 bateau EVENING NETWORKING EVENT - Dinner cruise on Lake Geneva

CONFERENCE DAY 2 - 5 September 2019

08h30 Opening of 2nd conference day
Prof. Jean-Louis Scartezzini, Conference Chair
Sustainability EPFL Campus: a living lab
Philippe Vollichard, EPFL Sustainability Officer

Keynote lectures

Prof. Arno Schlueter, ETH Zürich and Singapore
Climate Changes: Toward low-carbon, liveable cities

Charlotte Matthews, Sidewalk Labs, New York, USA
District energy and the divergence from research into reality

09h50 Best poster & best paper awards
10h00 Coffee break
10h30 Session G1- SG1 IBPSA Session H1 -SG0211 Session E2 -SG0213 WORKSHOP AAC114
12h00 Lunch
13h30 Session G2 - SG1 IBPSA Session H2 - SG1 Session K -SG0213 FACTOR 3 FORUM AAC114
15h45 Coffee break


Full program [pdf]

Academia & industry: Joint forces for the energy turnaround - Prof. Ludger Fischer (HSLU)

Spatio-temporal renewable energy potential
Energy-hub system control
Energy performance gap
Circular economy

Short video clip presentations regarding knowledge transfer to industry and open discussions moderated by Pierre Ruetschi (President of Swiss Press Club and former editor-in-chief of Tribune de Genève).

 organised by SCCER FEEB&D* 


*) Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research (SCCER) "Future Energy Efficient Buildings & Districts (FEEB&D)"

CONFERENCE DAY 3 - 6 September 2019

12h30 Snacks and drinks - End of conference

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