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Event dates: 
Thursday, 15 October, 2009
Ljubljana, Slovenia

A conference co-organised by:
The European Engineering Industries Association (Orgalime),
The European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation (CENELEC) and
The Electronics and Electrical Engineering Association of Slovenia (EEIA CCIS)
with the support of the Slovenian Institute for Standardisation (SIST)

Moderated by David Dossett, CENELEC
co-moderator Janez Renko, EEIA CCIS (member of Orgalime)

08.30 - 09.00 - Registration

09.00 - 09.20 - Opening of the conference – Welcome and introductory message

Mr. Valter Leban, President of the Board of EEIA CCIS

09.20 - 09.30 - Introductory presentation from the youth of today:

Aljaž Brus and Peter Pavel Kočevar: Possibilities for reduction of energy consumption in Polzela Elementary school (Osnovna šola Polzela) - research work at elementary school level in Slovenia, awarded by the ZOTKS Contest.

09.30 - 10.10 - Introductory speeches:

09.30 - 09.50 - Mr. Robert Mahler, President France, Alstom and President of Orgalime: Electra initiative - opportunities to overcome crises

09.50 - 10.10 - Mr. Janez Kopač, Director of the Directorate for Energy in the Ministry of the Economy of Slovenia

I. First Panel – Electra initiative: priorities and lead market opportunities

10.10 - 10.30 – A general overview of Electra conclusions from an industry standardisation perspective

    • Mr. David Dossett, Vice President Finance and President Elect of CENELEC, Executive Chairman of BEAMA (UK) and member of the Board of Directors of Orgalime

10.30 - 10.50 - Electra conclusions from an European association perspective, company benefits

    • Mr. Philippe Portalier, Senior Adviser at Orgalime

II. Second Panel – Business opportunities in the power generation, transport and distribution of electricity market segments

10.50 - 11.10 – Electra conclusions in the area of smart grids

    • Dr. Giulianno Monizza, Group Vice President in Power Products & Power Systems Divisions in ABB Zurich and Speaker & Vice President of The Executive Committee, Chairman of Energy Policy and Energy Efficiency Commission, T&D Europe, Belgium

11.10 – 11.30 - Case study on smart metering market & technology opportunities-standardisation

    • Mr. Klaus - Dieter Axt, Operations Director of the European Smart Metering Industry Group (ESMIG)

11.30 - 12.00 – Coffee break, press conference

12.00 - 12.10 – Welcome address

    • Mr. Zdenko Pavček, President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia (CCIS)

12.10 - 12.25 – Standardisation in the Republic of Slovenia

    • Mr. Gorazd Opaškar, Director- Technical Standardisation and Publishing, Slovenian Institute for Standardisation (SIST)

12.40 - 12.55 – Green public procurement

    • Ms. Marjana Dermelj, Head of Unit, Government Office for Development and European Affairs (GODEA)

12.55 - 13.10 – Energy efficiency in buildings

    • Mr. Gorazd Klemenčič, Sales Director Buildings, Schneider Electric Slovenia

13.15 - 14.00 – Buffet lunch

III. Third Panel – Concrete steps for a company to move forward into the business of hybrid traction, energy efficiency in residential and industrial buildings, alternative energy source- solar energy

14.00 - 14.15 – Hybrid Traction Systems for small boats

    • Dr. Petar Orbanić, Director of SBU Hybrid Systems, Iskra Avtoelektrika, d.d. , Slovenia

14.15 - 14.30 – New dimension of electrical installation systems (NODISEA) - energy efficient integrated protection and control devices

    • Mr. Tomaž Berginc, President of the Management board, ETI Elektroelement Izlake, Slovenia

14.30 - 14.45 – Information and Communication Technologies for Smart Electricity Distribution Networks

    • Mr. Bojan Likar, Business Area Manager, Kolektor Sinabit d.o.o., Slovenia

14.45 - 15.00 – District heating: efficient use of energy

    • Mr. Miha Bobič, Senior Director R&D Danfoss Trata d.o.o., Slovenia

15.00 - 15.15 – Photovoltaic solar electricity - competitive supplier to the EU market

    • Dr. Uroš Merc, CEO of Bisol d.o.o., Prebold, Slovenia

15.15 - 15.30 – Simple and efficient control of energy consumption by means of MiSmart Programme Package

    • Mr. Janez Šmid, Technical Director Iskra MIS d.d., Kranj, Slovenia

15.30 - 16.00 – Summary and conclusions

    • Mr. David Dossett, moderator

16.00 – Closing of the conference

Working languages: English and Slovene (with simultaneous translation)

Dinner: You are cordially invited to attend the networking dinner which will take place on the eve of our workshop, on 14 of October 2009(see registration form). This is an ideal opportunity to network with our speakers and other participants.

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