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

    EVS32, A world of E MOTION


“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.


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.



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

Devoted to national pavilions and clusters

Specific areas at the exhibition are devoted to competitiveness clusters and national pavilions. These spaces aim to facilitate contacts and discussions between companies and representatives of national delegations, with a specific program of events and meeting spaces.

EDF Clusters Zone

The EDF clusters area is managed and sponsored by EDF. This area groups together competitive companies and start-ups, enabling them to increase their productivity by facilitating contacts and building relations.

Hydrogen Zone

The Hydrogen area groups together various new technologies and innovations linked to hydrogen power. This area has been set up in partnership with Michelin and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region.

                                              michelin               Région Auvergne Rhône Alpes

National Pavilions

There will be several national pavilions at the 32nd Electric Vehicle Symposium:

French National Pavilion
Companies/Organizations present on French National Pavilion: dbteasytripeasylibatteriesgireveifpenergiesnouvellespvischneider-electrictrialog

German National Pavilion

Chinese National Pavilion

Holland e-Mobility House

American National Pavilion

Canadian National Pavilion
Companies/Organizations present on Canadian National Pavilion: bectrolm2sintegrationpropulsionquebec

Norwegian National Pavilion

Side Events

Side events are created by exhibitors, and for their benefit. They enable exhibitors to create special highlights at the exhibition. The events are aimed at both customers and prospects.

List of events:
Open IEA HEV TASK 40 workshop
• From 11am to 6pm
• Date: Tuesday 21 May
• Place: Bocuse 1 room

German Cocktail
• From 2pm to 3pm
• Date: Tuesday 21 May
• Place: Exhibition

Our Speakers

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


Schedule: Chairman of AVERE and Chairman of 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

Schedule: Chairman of AVERE and Chairman of WEVA


Schedule: Director of the Electric Vehicle Division of the Renault Group
  • 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

Schedule: Director of the Electric Vehicle Division of the Renault Group


Schedule: President of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Regional Council
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  • Opening Ceremony - Monday 20th from 9:00 to 10:30am

Schedule: President of the Auvergne Rhône-Alpes Regional Council


Schedule: Chairman of the 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

Schedule: Chairman of the 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

Under the high patronage of




  • Enedis
  • EDF
  • Groupe Renault


  • Siemens
  • Michelin
  • CharIn


  • KEBA

Organized by

AVERE France live by gl events

Hosted by

AVERE Europe

In collaboration with




Media Partners

  • E Motec
  • AVEM
  • Bloomberg NEF (BNEF)
  • CHARGED Electric Vehicles
  • H2-international – The e-Journal on Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
  • Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International
  • Shmuel De Leon Energy Ltd