Symposium – ‘Green energy for all’

Ter gelegenheid van het afschiet van Prof. Ad van Wijk wordt er een symposium gehouden in de Aula van de TU-Delft op vrijdag 27 oktober. Een keur van (internationale) sprekers geeft acte de présence. Met als uitsmijter natuurlijk de afscheidsrede van Prof. Ad van Wijk zelf. Op het symposium word ook zijn boek “Green energy for all – – how hydrogen and electricity carry our future”

Boek van Prof. Ad van Wijk wat verschijnt bij zijn afscheid

10.00 – 10.30 Registration

10.30 Welcome to the future Opening by Natasja van den Berg, Symposium chair

10.35 The sky is the limit Large scale renewable electricity and hydrogen production takes off
Frank Wouters Senior vice-president new energy, Reliance
Chairman Advisory board, Dii Desert Energy
Chairman, MENA Hydrogen Alliance

10.50 Let’s beat climate change
Panel on policy and politics to deliver green energy for all
Jorgo Chatzimarkakis CEO, Hydrogen Europe
Former member European Parliament
Cornelius Matthes CEO, Dii Desert Energy Board member Solarway, Dubai
Marjan Minnesma Managing director, URGENDA
Winner Goldman Environmental Prize 20221st position Sustainable 100 in 2011, 2012, 2013, Dutch newspaper Trouw
Nienke Homan CEO Impact Hydrogen, President VNCI
Former regional minister energy and energy transition, Provincie Groningen
Alice Krekt Director, NL Hydroge

11.15 Pitches: Next generation green energy ready for take-off
Short introduction of the hydrogen dream teams making future reality
Dream team AeroDelft – emission free airplane
Our future flies in clean skies
Dream team Ecorunner – most efficient city car
Building the world’s most efficient hydrogen powered city car

11.20 Coffeebreak / Foyer 1st Floor

11.35 Flying hygher with research
Research and development to realize faster and cheaper green energy for all
Bart Biebuyck Former executive director, Clean Hydrogen Joint Undertaking (JU)

11.45 Scientific power to green hydrogen
Panel: Prospectives on why more research is needed
Prof. dr. ir. Zofia Lukszo – Smart Energy Systems, Delft University of Technology
Steering Board member of PowerWeb Institute, Delft University of Technology
Supervisor Board member, The Green Village
Prof. dr. ir. Axelle Viré – Floating Wind Energy, Delft University of Technology
Scientific Director of the Floating Renewables Lab, Delft University of Technology
Ass. prof. Ankica Kovač phd.– University of Zagreb
Member Council of the President of Republic of Croatia for Energy Transition
Vice President of the Croatian Hydrogen Association
Mikaa Blugeon-Mered –Sciences Po / UM6P / HECA
Lecturer on hydrogen markets & geopolitics

12.05 Pitches: Next generation green energy ready for takeoff
Short introduction of the hydrogen dream teams making future reality
Dream team Forze – racecar
All that is possible for hydrogen in motorsports, mobility and more 
Dream team Hydromotion – flying hydrogen boat
Bridging the gap between technology of the future and today

12.10 Hydrogen Rocks
Why clean hydrogen is key to a strong, competitive and green European economy
Diederik Samsom Cabinet European Commission

12.25 Official presentation first copy of the book *
‘Green energy for all – how hydrogen and electricity carry our future’
Prof. dr. Ad van Wijk, Els van der Roest and Jos Boere hand over first copy to the next generations, the students of the four dream teams.

* To pre-order the book click here

12.30 Closing remarks by chair Natasja van den Berg

12.32 Lunchbreak / Foyer 1st Floor
During lunch there will be short tours around the Green Village
Showcases AeroDelft, Forze, Ecorunner and Hydromotion
Walking distance 5-7 minutes (or by fuel cell bus)

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Prof. Dr. Ad van Wijk

15.00 Valedictory address Prof. dr. Ad van Wijk

16.30 Reception / Foyer 1st Floor