ELECTRA doing business with energy efficiency - The keys to your company’s competitiveness and growth by 2020

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Event dates: 
Tuesday, 7 April, 2009
Sofia, Bulgaria

A workshop co-organised by:
The European Engineering Industries Association (Orgalime) and
The European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardisation (CENELEC)
With the support of the Bulgarian Association of Electrical Engineering and Electronics (BASSEL) and the Bulgarian Institute for Standardisation (BDS)

Moderated by David Dossett, CENELEC and Philippe Portalier, Orgalime

08.30 - 09.15 - Registration

09.15 - 09.45 - Opening of the workshop – Welcome and introductory message by Dr. Rumen Atanasov, President of BASSEL, and Mr. Ivelin Burov, President of BDS.

I. First Panel – Electra initiative: priorities and lead market opportunities especially in those areas where new member states have special needs

09.45 - 10.15 – General overview of Electra conclusions from an industry perspective

    • Mr. David Dossett, Vice President of CENELEC and Director of BEAMA (UK)

- Opening the internal and export markets of the European EE industry: challenges in the area of regulation, trade barriers and standards

    • Mr. Philippe Portalier, Orgalime Senior Adviser

10.15 - 10.45 – General overview of Electra conclusions from a public administration perspective

    • Mr. Ludmil Michailov, Bulgarian Ministry of Economy and Energy, Secretary General of Invest Bulgaria Agency

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

10.45 - 11.15– Business opportunities in power generation, transport and distribution of electricity

    • Dr. Giuliano Monizza, Group Vice President in Power Products & Power Systems Divisions in ABB Zurich
      and Vice President of T & D Europe – The European Association of the Electricity Transmission & Distribution Equipment & Services Industry (Brussels)

11.15 - 11.45– Coffee break, press conference

11.45 - 12.15– Smart metering - its role in Electra - the role of standards

    • Dr. Howard Porter, Chief Operating Officer of BEAMA (UK) & Managing Director of the European Smart Metering Industry Group (ESMIG)

12.15 - 12.45 – Green Data Centers - going forward energy efficiency trends

    • Mr. André Rouyer, Standardisation & Environment Director, APC by Schneider Electric (FR), Vice Chair of the EMEA Data Collection & Analysis of The Green Grid, and Assistant Secretary of CENELEC TC 22X on Power Electronics

12.45 - 14.00 – Buffet lunch

III. Third Panel – Concrete steps forward for a company to move into the Business of energy efficiency in residential and industrial buildings

14.00 - 14.30 – Reducing energy consumption in buildings by implementing programs for energy efficiency consulting and solutions

    • Mr. Andrew Sloan, Managing Director of Schneider Electric Bulgaria

14.30 - 15.00 – Case study on Right Lighting and Technology Opportunities

    • Mr. Peter Schwarcz, CEO of Schréder Hungary and President of the Hungarian Lighting Society Association

15.00 - 15.30 – Standardisation and implementation of the Ecodesign Directive (EuP) - concrete case Household Appliances

    • Dr. Herbert Mrotzek, Director at BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH, Corporate Department for Environmental Protection, Health and Safety
      and Chairman of CENELEC TC 111X, Environment

15.30 - 16.00 – Presentation of a concrete case of high energy efficiency products

    • Mr. Georgi Damyanliev, R & D Director at Liebherr Hausgeräte-Maritsa GmbH

16.00 - 16.15 – The end of the incandescent bulb - THE FUTURE for interior and exterior lighting installations

    • Mr. Ivan Stamboliev, representative of TÜV - Bulgaria

16.15 - 17.00 – Summary and conclusions by David Dossett and Philippe Portalier

17.00 – Closing of the workshop

In addition, the need to participate in standardization work and to tune business to regulatory framework thanks to trade association membership will be highlighted throughout the workshop by ad hoc slides and moderation by a Cenelec representative and an Orgalime representative.

Language: English with simultaneous translation into a limited number of other languages, depending on the audience’s largest speaking groups (cf. registration form to state your preference).

Dinner: You are cordially invited to attend the networking dinner which will take place on the eve of our workshop, on 6 April 2009. This is an ideal opportunity to network with our speakers and other participants.

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Electra2020_-_Michailov_-_Electra_in_Bulgaria_-_07-04-2009.pdf (160.63 KB)Download
Electra2020_-_Monizza_-_Power_Gen_Tran_Distr_-_07-04-2009.pdf (789.51 KB)Download
Electra2020_-_Porter_-_Smart_meters_-_07-04-2009.pdf (402.56 KB)Download
Electra2020_-_Rouyer_-_Green_data_centers_-_25-3-09.pdf (548.55 KB)Download
Electra2020_-_Sloan_-_Energy_Consumption_in_Buildings_-_07-04-2009.pdf (382.57 KB)Download
Electra2020_-_Schwarcz_-_Street_lighting_-_07-04-2009.pdf (1.44 MB)Download
Electra2020_-_Mrotzek_-_EuP_Directive_-_07-04-2009.pdf (480.1 KB)Download
Electra2020_-_Stamboliev_-_Light_bulbs_-_07-04-2009.pdf (508.77 KB)Download