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  • Lyon, 19 – 22 May 2019 Eurexpo
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    Lyon, 19 – 22 May 2019 Eurexpo

    EVS32, A world of E MOTION
    SCIENCE / INSTITUTIONS / INDUSTRY

    150 EXHIBITORS / 2000 DELEGATES / 160 LECTURES SESSIONS / 5000 VISITORS

“About the 32nd International Electric Vehicle Symposium”

“About the 32nd International Electric Vehicle Symposium”

Sustainable mobility is a key issue for all industrial manufacturers and public authorities. It affects both our lifestyles and the economy in general.

The future of sustainable mobility also depends on major changes to infrastructures, such as electrification, connectivity and driverless vehicles.

To prepare for these changes, it is essential to fully understand how new technology will be used for mobility in the future, as well as the related business models and issues surrounding social acceptability.

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Scientific Program

Scientific Program

The EVS32 scientific program will include more than 150 lectures over the course of three days, addressing various complex topics, presented by leading global e-mobility researchers.

AEC2019

AEC2019

The AEC2019 program, with eight different sessions in total, will provide delegates with a taste of how industry and policymakers are driving the global electromobility sector. The different high-level sessions cover every aspect of e-mobility.

Ride & Drive

Ride & Drive

The Ride & Drive zone is an area in which you can try out all the latest electric vehicles on the market. From scooters to cars and bikes, all you have to do is push the start button!

Specific Areas

Specific Areas

Specific Areas aim to facilitate contacts and discussions between companies and representatives of national delegations, with a specific program of events and meeting spaces.

Elisabeth BORNE

Schedule: French Minister for Energy Transition and Solidarity, in charge of Transport
  • Élisabeth Borne was born on 18 April 1961 in Paris. She is a graduate of the École Polytechnique, the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and the Collège des Ingénieurs.
    Élisabeth Borne joined the French Ministry for Public Infrastructures in 1987, before joining the Île-de-France Regional Directorate for Public Infrastructures in 1989. In the early 1990s, she became an advisor to Jack Lang at the Ministry of National Education and then an advisor to Lionel Jospin.
    In 1997, Élisabeth Borne joined the office of the new Prime Minister, Lionel Jospin, as technical advisor in charge of transport. In 2002, she was appointed Director of Strategy at SNCF, and then joined Eiffage in 2007 as Franchise Director.
    From 2008 to 2013, Élisabeth Borne was Director General for Urban Planning at the Paris City Hall.
    In February 2013, she was appointed Prefect of the Poitou-Charentes region.
    After spending a year at the Ministry of Ecology as the Director of Ségolène Royal's ministerial office, Élisabeth Borne succeeded Pierre Mongin as Head of the Régie autonome des transports parisiens (RATP [Parisan Transport Authority]) in May 2015.
    On 17 May 2017, Élisabeth Borne was appointed Transport Minister, reporting to the Ministre d’État, Minister for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition, in Edouard Philippe's new government.

  • Opening Ceremony - Monday 20th from 9:00 to 10:30am

Elisabeth BORNE
Schedule: French Minister for Energy Transition and Solidarity, in charge of Transport

Espen HAUGE

Schedule: President of the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association, AVERE and the WEVA
  • Espen Hauge is the President of the World Electric Vehicle Association (WEVA) and of AVERE - the European Association for Electromobility, and also President of the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association.
    He has been engaged on the EV scene for 15 years. Under his leadership the Norwegian Association has grown exponentially, AVERE has celebrated successful international events like EVS30 in Stuttgart 2017, AEC2018 in Brussels, and WEVA has launched the World Electric Vehicle Journal - the first scientific journal for electric vehicles.
    His career also includes project management, engineering, and research and development, with management experience from the oil and energy industry, and in construction, working for global companies such as ABB and GE, as well as for the City of Oslo.

  • Opening Ceremony - Monday 20th from 9:00 to 10:30am
    Closing Ceremony - Wednesday 22nd from 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Espen HAUGE
Schedule: President of the Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association, AVERE and the WEVA

Gilles NORMAND

Schedule: Senior Vice President - Electric Vehicle Business Unit - Groupe RENAULT
  • Gilles Normand started his career at Renault, in 1988, at Product Planning department before moving to Sales & Marketing Division. In 1998, he was appointed Vice President, Commercial Coordination, for Renault Mercosur.
    In 1999, he joined Nissan in Japan to take in charge the Sales & Marketing for Latin America and Caribbean. In 2003, he was appointed President of Nissan Motor Espana prior to becoming Corporate Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Middle East, Africa & Latin America in 2006. In 2009, he was appointed Corporate Vice President, in charge of Africa, Middle East and India for Nissan, Infiniti and LCV Business Units and in charge of Europe for Infiniti and LCV Business Units. In April 2012, he became Senior Vice President, Chairman of Asia-Pacific Region of Groupe Renault.
    Since 1 January 2017, Gilles Normand has been Senior Vice President, Electric Vehicle of Groupe Renault. He is a member of the Renault Management Committee.

  • Opening Ceremony - Monday 20th from 9:00 to 10:30am

Gilles NORMAND
Schedule: Senior Vice President - Electric Vehicle Business Unit - Groupe RENAULT

Laurent WAUQUIEZ

Schedule: President of the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Regional Council, France
  • After graduating from the Ecole Normale Supérieure, I studied history and wrote a master’s thesis on Le Flambeau des Mille et une nuits et l’Orient des Lumières, 1704-1798. Following this, I obtained a DEA diploma in public law, then entered the Ecole nationale d’administration (ENA). In 2001, on completing my studies at ENA, I entered the French Council of State. After becoming Jacques Barrot’s deputy in 2002, I was elected member for Haute-Loire in 2004, thus becoming the youngest French MP. At the French National Assembly, I joined the Social Affairs Committee.
    In December 2006, at the request of François Fillon, then Minister of the French Education System, I wrote a report on the living conditions of students in higher education. I also took part in the employment and poverty think tank. In 2007, after being re-elected MP for Haute-Loire in the first ballot, I was appointed Secretary of State and government spokesman by the President, Nicolas Sarkozy, and tasked with updating government communication.
    I was then elected Mayor of Puy-en-Velay in March 2008, before becoming Secretary of State for Employment under Christine Lagarde. In this role, I channelled my efforts into supporting job seekers, reforming vocational training and improving employment for seniors. In the face of the economic crisis, we developed tools to better protect employees, such as improved conditions for employees working part-time, or tools to help retrain employees made redundant.
    I became European Affairs Minister in 2010, then Minister of Higher Education and Research in 2011, where my priority was to improve students’ living conditions. Currently President of the «Les Républicains» Party, I have for some years now been actively promoting the value of work to counter an over-reliance on state aid, and defending the middle classes, who should once again be the key focus of government policy. Elected President of the Auvergne Rhône- Alpes Region on 4 January 2016, I am determined to impart fresh momentum to France’s second-largest region.

  • Opening Ceremony - Monday 20th from 9:00 to 10:30am

Laurent WAUQUIEZ
Schedule: President of the Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Regional Council, France

Philippe MONLOUBOU

Schedule: Chairman of the Management Board of Enedis
  • Since January 2014 Philippe Monloubou is the Chairman of the Management Board of Enedis the major Electricity Distribution System Operator in France and a wholly-owned subsidiary of EDF Group, independently operated in accordance with the European and French power market regulation.

    Enedis operates more than 1.4 million km of MV and LV power grids serving more than 36 million customers and their power suppliers. With 38,000 employees, an annual revenue of €14.2 billion and investments of €4.0 billion last year, Enedis is a Major DSO in Europe.
    A key enabler of the energy transition in France, Enedis has engaged a massive roll-out of its LinkyTM smart metering system program, with more than 16 million meters installed to date out of a total of 35 million scheduled by 2021, and initiated in 2016 a large-scale industrial deployment of smart grid solutions which is scheduled to be fully implemented by 2022.

    With more 410,000 producers totalling 26,300 MW connected to power grids operated by Enedis, including 405,000 photovoltaic producers and 1,650 wind generators totalling 20,500 MW i.e. 85% of the total French capacity of these two renewables sectors, Enedis highly contributes to the development of renewable energies in France. Enedis also facilitates the deployment of new uses such as individual or collective self-consumption and electric mobility – with more than 25,000 charging points connected to power grids and accessible in the public domain.

    Since April 2018 Philippe Monloubou is 1st VP of the French Think Smartgrids association, which promotes the French smart grids Sector in France, Europe and around the world. Enedis is also member of EDSO4SG and the G3-PLC Alliance.

    Before its current position at Enedis he has spent 10 years within EDF Sales and Marketing division (then 12,000 people in France in charge of customer relationship with 27 million customers in France) where he prepared and managed the deregulation of the French electricity market. In 2011, he was appointed EDF group Senior Vice President in charge of Sales and Marketing.

    From 1996 to 2004, he held several senior management positions, up to Deputy Director, at EDF GDF Services in France, then in charge of both electric & gas distribution grids.

    In 1993, he created EDF Group Buenos Aires office, representing EDF South America up to 1996.

    Philippe Monloubou began his career within EDF Group in 1979. From 1979 to 1993, within the distribution activity, he held operational responsibilities (technical, customer relationship and human resources).

    Philippe Monloubou holds an Engineering degree from the Special School of Public Works (ESTP - 1977) and graduated from the Institute of Business Administration (IAE Rennes - 1980).

  • Opening Ceremony - Monday 20th from 9:00 to 10:30am

Philippe MONLOUBOU
Schedule: Chairman of the Management Board of Enedis

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II

  • Born in 1958 in Monaco, H.S.H. Prince Albert II is the Sovereign Prince of the Principality of Monaco, one of the smallest but most prosperous countries in the world. He is the son of Prince Rainier III and American actress Grace Kelly.

    He graduated in 1981 from Amherst College MA. He accomplished a military training period within the French Navy in 1982 on board the Helicopter Carrier “Jeanne d’Arc”.
    Prince Albert II succeeded His father in July of 2005.

    In 2006, he launched His foundation “Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation” dedicated to fight climate change, preserve water and defend biodiversity. Earlier that year He traveled by dog sled to the North Pole raising public awareness on the danger of climate change and global warming.
    In 2009, He spent three weeks in Antarctica visiting scientific stations.

    As Head of State and President of His Foundation, Prince Albert II has been honored by numerous prizes from organizations around the world for His contribution and actions in favor of the protection of our environment.

    Following the policy engaged by His father, Prince Rainier III, Prince Albert II is committed to ethics and transparency regarding the economic development in Monaco, His country complying with all the international standards.

    He is also a former Olympian athlete in Bobsleigh (5 participations at the Winter Olympic games), Member of the IOC and the Chairman of the IOC Sustainable and Legacy Commission since 2014.

    Prince Albert II married in 2011 Charlene Wittstock a South African national.
    In December of 2014, H.S.H. Princess Charlene gave birth to two children (twins) named Jacques and Gabriella.

  • Opening Ceremony - Monday 20th from 9:00 to 10:30am

His Serene Highness Prince Albert II

Jean-Bernard LEVY

Schedule: Chairman & CEO of EDF
  • Jean-Bernard Lévy, 64, was appointed Chairman & CEO of EDF on November 26th, 2014. From 2012 to 2014, he was the Chairman & CEO of Thales. He was at Vivendi as COO of Vivendi from 2002 to 2005, and as CEO from 2005 to 2012. From 1998 to 2002, he was Managing Partner, Corporate Finance at Oddo & Cie. From 1995 to 1998, he was Chairman & CEO of Matra Communication. He was General Manager, Communications satellites of Matra Espace and then Matra Marconi Space from 1988 until 1993, when he became Chief of Staff to Gérard Longuet, the French Minister for Industry, Postal Services & Telecommunications and Foreign Trade. He is a graduate of the École Polytechnique (1973) and Télécom ParisTech.

  • Opening Ceremony - Monday 20th from 9:00 to 10:30am

Jean-Bernard LEVY
Schedule: Chairman & CEO of EDF

Florent MENEGAUX

Schedule: CEO, Groupe Michelin, France
  • In 1997, Florent Menegaux joined Michelin as Commercial Director for truck tires in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. In January 2006, Florent Menegaux became responsible for the Group’s Passenger Car and Light Truck Tire Replacement Business Unit for Europe, before being appointed Executive Vice President for the Passenger Car and Light Truck worldwide activities, becoming a member of the Group Executive Committee, in 2008. He was appointed Senior Executive Vice President of the Michelin Group in 2017. In January 2018, he also supervises the Group’s Business Directions, and the Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Customer Experience Operational Directions. On May 18, 2018, Florent Menegaux is named General Managing Partner of the Group.

  • Opening Ceremony - Monday 20th from 9:00 to 10:30am

Florent MENEGAUX
Schedule: CEO, Groupe Michelin, France

Dominique LAGARDE

Schedule: Executive Vice President Electric Mobility
  • From May 2018, Dominique Lagarde is Senior Executive Vice President in charge of electric mobility within ENEDIS.

    From 2003 to 2018, he took many positions within EDF Group, he was in particular member of the executive committee for 4 years. At the end of 2003, he was appointed Executive Vice-President for Communication and Public Affairs of the Group. He was Director of the office of the Chairman in September 2004 and then Senior Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Coordination in March 2006. In May 2008, he became Human Resources and Communications Officer of EDF. He was a member of the Supervisory Board of ERDF (which is now ENEDIS) until 2010.

    Between 2010 and August 2015, he was Senior Vice President Nuclear Engineering, New Build & Development. From August 2015 to May 2018, he was Senior Vice President Strategy & Marketing, International Division.

    From 2000 to 2003, within EDF GDF Services Distribution division (which has become ENEDIS), he was Executive Vice-President of EDF GDF Services Nanterre, and chief executive officer of EDF GDF Services Seine et Marne. After starting his career in Total Oil Marine in London, he was in charge of controling the safety of French nuclear power reactors in the French Nuclear Safety Authority from 1991 to 1997, he then was in control of the Osiris nuclear reactor in the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) from 1997 to 2000.

    Dominique Lagarde is a graduate from the Ecole Polytechnique and as Chief Engineer of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.

  • Charging Experience - Monday, May 20th - 03:00 pm to 04:30 pm

Dominique LAGARDE
Schedule: Executive Vice President Electric Mobility

Jan VAN DEN OETELAAR

Schedule: Head of Siemens TASS Business Unit
  • Jan is CEO of TASS International since 2012 and since 2017 part of Siemens PL STS. He was responsible for the acquisition and integration of several companies that united into TASS International. Between 2004 and 2011 Jan managed as President the European division of Inergy Automotive Systems as well as the Global Supply Chain. Before that he held positions of VP Business Development & Sales and VP Supply Chain at Textron Inc./Collins & Aikman.

  • Autonomous Vehicle - Tuesday, May 21st - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Jan VAN DEN OETELAAR
Schedule: Head of Siemens TASS Business Unit

François SAVOYE

Schedule: Alternative Energies Development Director, Europe RENAULT TRUCKS
  • Dr-Ing François SAVOYE has started his career in the Volvo Group in 2008 as a Li-ion battery expert. After several years of research on ageing and performance optimization of energy storage systems in embedded applications, he took the lead of research programs dedicated to the development of electric and hybrid vehicle technologies for the Volvo Group applications. From 2015 to 2018, François SAVOYE has been heading Renault Truck’s Energy Efficiency Strategy to define and promote Renault Trucks long-term ambition in the field of alternative energies and fuel economy. Since 2018, he has now been responsible to develop Renault Trucks alternative energies business across Europe and more particularly in charge of the new Z.E. range sales launch in 2019 in Europe.

  • Electric Heavy Duty Transport - Tuesday, May 21st - 05:00 pm to 06:30 pm

François SAVOYE
Schedule: Alternative Energies Development Director, Europe RENAULT TRUCKS

Yannick DUPORT

Schedule: EDF Group Electric Mobility Director
  • Yannick DUPORT (50), a graduate of the INSA Engineering School with a Master's in Physics, joined EDF in 1994 where he had a wide range of responsibilities in the Distribution and Commercial Division. Just prior to appointment 2018, Yannick DUPORT was Director at EDF Corporate Business Division Île-de-France, leading a team of 1 210 sales (B2B&B2C), marketers and customer service agents, P&L responsible with a yearly turnover of 5.6 Bio €, serving more than 4.6 Mio customers (B2C&B2B) with energy services. Since 1st November 2018 Yannick DUPORT is EDF Group Electric Mobility Director and reports directly to the Executive Committee. He is in charge of the Electric Mobility Plan, with the aim of becoming the leading electricity company for electric mobility by 2022 on its 4 main European markets: France, United Kingdom, Italy and Belgium. He is also member of the board of Izivia, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the EDF Group.

  • Opening Ceremony - Monday, May 20th from 9:00am to 10:30am

Yannick DUPORT
Schedule: EDF Group Electric Mobility Director

Takafumi ANEGAWA

Schedule: President of Research Institute of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. TEPCO
  • Takafumi ANEGAWA is the President of Research Institute of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) and leads all its R&D, including Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) as well as a variety of EV-related business innovations. The TEPCO group serves electricity in the greater Tokyo metropolitan area and its electricity sales account to about 30% of that of Japan, or the 8th largest amongst the global top utilities. Mr. ANEGAWA joined TEPCO in 1983 and was involved in nuclear power plant engineering and management until 2002, when he initiated and led the E-Mobility business team at TEPCO. During that time, Mr. ANEGAWA and his team were the driving force for the creation of the world’s first DC rapid charging technology, CHAdeMO, for the new wave of electric vehicles. After TEPCO’s Fukushima accident in 2011, Mr. Anegawa concentrated in the recovery efforts for 7 years as the Chief Nuclear Officer / Managing Executive Officer of TEPCO. Mr. ANEGAWA holds a Master of Engineering from the University of Tokyo.

  • E-Mobility Outlook, from local implementation to international coordination - Tuesday 21th from 9:00 to 10:30am

Takafumi ANEGAWA
Schedule: President of Research Institute of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. TEPCO

Hervé RIVOALEN

Schedule: Head of Marketing and Smart Charging Department, EDF - Electric Mobility Division
  • Hervé RIVOALEN has graduated in ENSAM - Arts & Métiers Engineering School. He joined EDF group in 1991 as a Research Engineer for Industry and later joined EDF Sales Department as Key Accounts Manager for Electro-intensive customers.

    From 2010 to 2013, he led, as Deputy Marketing BtoB Director in EDF Sales Department, the project of developing offers and commercial policies to implement the NOME law (New Organization of the Electricity Market).

    From 2013 to 2018, he was Regional Managing Director of EDF Commerce, for East French Region, based in Nancy. On January 2019, he joined the newly created Group Electrical Mobility Department of EDF, in charge of Strategic Marketing and Smart Charging within the Group.

  • Smart Charging, V2X - Wednesday, May 22nd - 09:00 am to 10:30 am Coming soon

Hervé RIVOALEN
Schedule: Head of Marketing and Smart Charging Department, EDF - Electric Mobility Division

Winfried HERMANN

Schedule: Minister of Transportation, State of Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Winfried Hermann has been a member of the party Bündnis 90/Die Grünen since 1982. Two years later his political work began; he was a member of the state parliament focusing on the key areas of schools, youth and sport. This was followed by a further career milestone as department manager at the adult education centre in Stuttgart. From 1992 to 1997 Hermann was state chairman of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen in Baden-Württemberg and from 1998 onwards he had a seat for thirteen years as a member of the German Bundestag. The focal areas of his work in Berlin were the environment, sustainable development, transport and sport. Since 12 May 2011 Winfried Hermann has been Minister of Transport in Baden-Württemberg.

  • E-Mobility Outlook, from local implementation to international coordination - Tuesday 21th from 9:00 to 10:30am

Winfried HERMANN
Schedule: Minister of Transportation, State of Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Corinne PAKEY

Schedule: Deputy Program Director Mobility GROUPE RENAULT
  • Since September 2017, Corinne Pakey is Program Director of Mobility Services at Groupe Renault. She oversees the development of adapted vehicles and enablers for all mobility services including car access tech, data management, on-board experience and customization. From 2015 to 2017, she was Twizy Vehicule and Car Sharing Program Director. From 2013 to 2015, she was Program Manager for Mobility Services. From 2011 to 2013, she was Twizy Way Project Manager leading design, development & operation of the first car-sharing service operated by Group Renault. Before that, Corinne held various positions within Groupe Renault (Marketing Renault Sport, Product Marketing, After Sales).

  • Mobility as a Service - Tuesday, May 21st - 03:00 pm to 04:30 pm

Corinne PAKEY
Schedule: Deputy Program Director Mobility GROUPE RENAULT

Jon Georg DALE

Schedule: Minister of Transport and Communications, Norway
  • Norway's Minister of Transport and Communications Jon Georg Dale (born in 1984) is responsible for policies relating to the transport of people and goods and postal services. He was appointed in August 2018.Dale is a former Minister of Agriculture and Food (2015-2018) and a former State Secretary at the Norwegian Ministry of Finance and at the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications.

  • E-Mobility Outlook, from local implementation to international coordination - Tuesday 21th from 9:00 to 10:30am

Jon Georg DALE
Schedule: Minister of Transport and Communications, Norway

Stéphane MARTINOT

Schedule: Product Marketing Director, Valeo Powertrain Systems
  • Stéphane MARTINOT got a Ph. D in Physics at the INSA ROUEN in 2002. He started his career at PSA PEUGEOT-CITROEN in 2001. During 12 years, he held different positions in the Powertrain R&D domain. He joined FAURECIA Emissions Control Systems in 2013 as Global Marketing and Communication Director. Since 2016, he is Product Marketing Director for VALEO Powertrain Systems. He is an active member of PFA and of the Industrial Committee of IFP Energies Nouvelles.

  • Urban Mobility - Monday, May 20th - 05:00 pm to 06:30 pm

Stéphane MARTINOT
Schedule: Product Marketing Director, Valeo Powertrain Systems

Cécile GOUBET

Schedule: General Secretary, AVERE France, France
  • Cécile is General secretary of the French association for electric mobility. For more than ten years she worked on delivering solutions to decarbonize the economy at international, European and national level. After working in various public and private companies, she chose to focus on one aspect of the energy and climate transition: the transport sector. For Cecile, electric mobility is an absolute key driver to achieve the goal of developing a low carbon and competitive economy.

  • E-Mobility Outlook, from local implementation to international coordination - Tuesday 21th from 9:00 to 10:30am

Cécile GOUBET
Schedule: General Secretary, AVERE France, France

Joseph BERETTA

Schedule: President, AVERE France
  • Joseph Beretta Engaged for a long time in electric mobility in an active way, he is from 2012 Avere-France president and AVERE vice president. He is INSA Lyon electrical engineer with a DEA of energy. He has 14 years’ experience in power electronics and 20 years in PSA Peugeot Citroën where he has in charge R&D on electric, hybrid, fuel cells vehicles and embedded electronic. Then he was delegate energies/technologies to PSA's public Affairs. He also spends 4 years to the French Ministry of Research to represent France in the field of land transport.

  • Closing Ceremony - Wednesday 22nd from 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Joseph BERETTA
Schedule: President, AVERE France

Christina BU

Schedule: Secretary General, Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association
  • Christina has led the Norwegian EV Association for the last five years. As an expert on electric mobility Christina is frequently meeting with OEMs and advising politicians and governmental bodies from different countries. With an EV market share close to 50 % Norway is leading the way. The Norwegian EV Association is an NGO and the worlds’ largest EV owner organisation with 30 employees and over 70.000 paying members.

  • Closing Ceremony - Wednesday 22nd from 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Christina BU
Schedule: Secretary General, Norwegian Electric Vehicle Association

Joeri VAN MIERLO

Schedule: Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussels
  • Prof. Dr. ir. Joeri Van Mierlo is a key player in the Electromobility scene. He is professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels, one of the top universities in this field. He leads the MOBI – Mobility, Logistics and automotive technology research centre (http://mobi.vub.ac.be). A multidisciplinary and growing team of 100 staff members. He is Vice-president of AVERE (www.avere.org), the European Electric Vehicle Association and Vice-president of its Belgian section. He is the author of more than 500 scientific publications. He is editor in chief of the World Electric Vehicle Journal.

  • Closing Ceremony - Wednesday 22nd from 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Joeri VAN MIERLO
Schedule: Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussels

Dr. Thure TRABER

Schedule: EWG's Chief Research Officer
  • Dr Thure Traber gained in-depth expertise in the field of energy transition at various research institutions including the DIW Berlin and the DTU in Denmark and published his work in numerous renowned journals. He supervises the scientific content of official documents of the Energy Watch Group, releases and pursues own research, initiates projects, and provides support for information campaigns. His central motivation is to promote a successful climate policy and a fast transition towards renewable resources and decentralised systems.

  • Closing Ceremony - Wednesday 22nd from 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Dr. Thure TRABER
Schedule: EWG's Chief Research Officer

Volodymyr OMELYAN

Schedule: Minister of Infrastructure, Ukraine
  • With a complete higher education specialized in finance, international relations, economics and business, Volodymyr started his career as second category specialist of the department of NATO and WEU of Directorate of Euro-Atlantic Integration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine. He then evolved at different positions within the Ukrainian government. In 2014, he is appointed Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, he becomes the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine in April 2016.

  • E-Mobility Outlook, from local implementation to international coordination - Tuesday 21st from 9:00am to 10:30am

Volodymyr OMELYAN
Schedule: Minister of Infrastructure, Ukraine

Ruslana LYZHYCHKO

Schedule: Ukrainian singer - Ambassador of Renewable Energy, Ukraine
  • Ruslana Lyzhychko is the famous Ukrainian singer, Eurovision Song Contest and World Music Award winning artist, a former MP serving as deputy in the Ukrainian parliament for the Our Ukraine Party, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in Ukraine (2004-2005), Ambassador of Renewable Energy and famous social activist. In 2017, Ruslana launched an initiative of organizing events in Europe and all over the world to promote the idea of transition towards 100% renewable energy. Ruslana's musical project Wild Energy "translates" the mission and idea of the renewable energy initiative into the most universal and understandable language of all people - the language of pop music and show. In 2018 Ruslana founded the "Office of the Ambassador of Renewable Energy" NGO, to facilitate the transition of Ukraine and the world to 100% of renewable energy. In 2019, “Office of the Ambassador of Renewable Energy” NGO plans to implement 10 big projects and media events, aimed to follow the purpose of the organization. Regarding to the electromobility Ruslana is sure: "An electric car is an integral part of the transition of all people to 100% of clean energy sources. The delivery of energy to unique places can give a powerful impetus to the most unforgettable intentions».

  • Plenary: E-Mobility Outlook, from local implementation to international coordination - Tuesday 21st from 9:00am to 10:30am

Ruslana LYZHYCHKO
Schedule: Ukrainian singer - Ambassador of Renewable Energy, Ukraine

Allan ELLINGSEN

Schedule: State Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Norway
  • Allan Ellingsen is a Norwegian politician from the Progress Party. He was appointed State Secretary of the Ministry of Transport on 22 January 2019. He has studied political science and organisational management. Ellingsen was appointed Deputy Mayor of the City of Bodø from 2014 to 2015. He served as a member of the Vågan Municipal Council from 2003 to 2011. Ellingsen has served as a member of the Bodø Municipal Council since 2015 and the Nordland County Council since 2003.

  • Plenary: E-Mobility Outlook, from local implementation to international coordination - Tuesday 21st from 9:00am to 10:30am

Allan ELLINGSEN
Schedule: State Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Norway

Under the high patronage of

Platinium Partners

  • Enedis
  • EDF
  • Groupe Renault

Gold Partners

  • Siemens
  • Michelin
  • CharIn

Silver Partners

  • Banque Des Territoires - Groupe Caisse des Dépôts
  • TRANSDEV
  • VALEO
  • KEBA

Organized by

AVERE France live by gl events

Hosted by

AVERE Europe

In collaboration with

EDTA WEVA EVAP

Partner

CARA LOGOTYPE

Media Partners

  • FFAUVE
  • SBD Automotive
  • MAG2LYON
  • Décisions durables
  • E-Mobility
  • ELECTRIVE
  • Avem
  • World Electric Vehicle Journal
  • decisions-media
  • GREEN INNOVATION
  • CHARGED Electric Vehicles
  • H2-international – The e-Journal on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International
  • Shmuel De Leon Energy Ltd