• 5/11/17 1:30 PM
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8th St.Gallen Forum for Management of Renewable Energies #REMforum

Program (pdf)

Thursday, May 11 2017

13:30-15:00 Pre-Conference Session: Drivers and Barriers to Customer Acceptance of E-mobility

18:30 Apéro & Gala Dinner

Dinner talk: The Outlook for Progressive Climate and Energy Policies in a Polarized Political Arena - Prof. Dr. Dana R. Fisher, University of Maryland, USA

Friday, May 12 2017

09:00 Introduction to the Conference Theme - Prof. Dr. Rolf Wüstenhagen, University of St.Gallen

09:20 Panel Discussion: Investing in Renewable Energies in a risky Policy Environment

10:20 Zurich Climate Prize – presenting the winners 2016 and highlighting examples of renewable energy projects

11:10 Keynote speech: Local Ownership and Community Finance for Renewable Energy Projects - Dr. Celine McInerney, University College Cork, Ireland

11:30 Energy Storage and Smart Grid Solutions - Simon Ryser, Vice-President, BU Energy, Schneider Electric

11:45 The Customer’s Voice: New Evidence about Energy Preferences in Switzerland Consumer Barometer Renewable Energies 2017 - in cooperation with Raiffeisen - Dr. Karoline Gamma, University of St.Gallen; Dr. Max Wirz, CSR Consultant, Raiffeisen Switzerland

13:30 - Workshops

Workshop 1 - Wind in the Sails: Reducing the Soft Cost of Wind Project Development

Workshop 2 - #Post-truth and Renewable Energies: communication strategies to correct misinformation

Workshop 3 - Making sustainable energy consumption fun and meaningful: visualization and gamification approaches

Workshop 4 - Business models for local flexibility co-creation

Workshop 5 - Forecasting and market reality: Exploring the future of e-mobility

Workshop 6 - How to make capital costs of hydropower plants in Switzerland work for investors?

16:00 Panel discussion: Managing Diversity for a successful Energy Transition


Location: Olma Messen, St.Gallen

Hosted by: Institute for Economy and the Environment (IWÖ-HSG)

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