Agenda for 2010 Forum

Friday May 7, 2010

08:30 – 09:00

Registration and welcome Coffee

09:00 – 09:05


Sir Stephen Gomersall, Chief Executive for Europe, Hitachi Ltd.

09:05 – 10:25

Session I: Policies and strategies towards zero carbon emissions by 2050

Moderator: Mr. Jason Anderson, Head of European Climate and Energy Policy, WWF European Policy Office

10:25 – 10:45

Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:05

Leading Social Innovations by Information and Control Systems Integration : Dr. Akira Maeda, Chief Technology Officer, Information & Control Systems Company, Hitachi Ltd.

11:05 – 12:05

Session II : Key technologies to move to zero carbon emission by 2050

What are the currently available technologies, What are the challenges still facing the sectors, which technology developments are required?

12:15 – 13:45

Lunch Session : Broader views

Dr. Léopold Demiddeleer, Senior VP Solvay New Business, President of European Industrial Research Management Association, BelgianRoyal Academy, Technology and Society Committee

13:45 – 15:15

Interactive Discussion 1

Industrial Users Behaviour

Bill Duncan, Managing Partner, Advizors.EU


Interactive Discussion 2

Individual Energy Users Behaviour

Jenny Dawkins, Research Director, Reputation Centre, Ipsos MORI


Interactive Discussion 3

Addressing the challenge of Energy Efficiency through ICT

Anne Larilahti Digital Europe , Head of Global Policy Initiatives, Nokia Siemens Networks

15:15 – 16:15

Panel Discussion and Q&A for all Speakers & Moderators

16:15 – 16:25

Dr. Jean Freymond, Forum General Moderator, Director, D@G - Geneva Dialogues

Closing Remarks 
Sir Stephen Gomersall

Forum General Moderator: Dr. Jean F. Freymond