Agenda 2017

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Location: Centre Convencions Internacional Barcelona


Friday, 1st December


4 PM

Opening doors


5 PM

Official Welcome


5:30 PM

Let’s Unite!

A warm welcome by the CommUnity Office and brief introduction to the event and

our common call to action to unite for a more sustainable energy future. 

Claudio Geyken - Empowering Change Agents for Impact


6:15 PM

Keynote Speaker

Elena Bou - Innovation Director, InnoEnergy


Keynote by EDP

Alexandra and Nuno will share their insights on the "Rookie Life"


7 PM

Alumni Track

Graduate Track

Keynote Speakers

Katrin Puetz - Head and Heart of (B)energy

Geoffroy de Bérail - COO of Glowee

Graduation Ceremony

Receive your diploma, and celebrate your achievements with the whole CommUnity. Submit your master thesis and win a prize here!


8:30 PM

CommUnity Dinner

The CommUnity Dinner takes place at Shôko Barcelona.

Their gastronomy combines the best of asian and mediterranean flavours, fusing the ingredients while still conserving both traditional flavours.

Gala Dinner

A dinner in a nice atmosphere to celebrate your certificate. 

10 PM

Celebration at Shôko Barcelona

When night falls, Shoko transforms, bringing the best nights in Barcelona

that continues until dawn with the best beats from international DJ's.




Saturday, 2nd December


9 AM

Opening doors


9:30 AM

Co-Creation Session with Industry
Session 1 - performed in Open Space Studio way -

Session 2 - performed by Innovation by Design -

Let’s combine our knowledge and have an impact on sustainable energy related challenges! 



2 PM

Reverse Pitch
Present Industries will be present themselves in a short pitch.

(B)Energy, Power2U, Heat Power, E&Y, Mobisol, CEPS, HichTech XL, Siemens, HySiLabs, Vito and more...


2:30 PM

Networking Lunch / Market place

Meet other Alumni, startups and industries on this market place and unite. 


5 PM

CommUnity Speaker
Our diversity is one of our key strengths. There are very inspiring stories inside our CommUnity and here you can learn key insights and ask questions. The following people are our presenters:


Maria CampelloEnergy innovation in the biggest kraft paper mill in Europe (Smurfit Kappa)
Divya BalakrishnanPlugging in the world! - The East African adventure

Farah CheaibImplications of uncertainties in the Energy Transition on Electric Utilities

David Ulrich ZieglerSecuring critical infrastructure - Smart Metering, Smart Grid and beyond - the German approach

Eirik Eide PettersenHow to run an advanced nuclear reactor start-up in anti-nuclear Denmark

Silvia Francioso - SunnyDaysAreFullOfEnergy - Takeaways from fieldwork in Tanzania

Joao Fonseca  - A survivor's guide to consultancyland - the climb from University to the top of a big four

Wojciech KataStanding on the shoulders of giant - fostering innovation within corporate environment.

Antoni Martinez - A success story of Ecotècnia, a team of pioneering wind power entrepreneurs changing the global energy business.



8 PM

Dinner at Hilton



Sunday, 3rd December


9:30 AM

Opening doors


10 AM

Receive in depth knowledge and train your soft/hard skills in one of the workshops facilitated by experts outside and within our own CommUnity.

Cristian Boscheri - Breaking Out!

Joao Fonseca  - Effective communication: techniques to be heard and captivate people

Ilan Momber - Bucket Lists, Values, Goal Setting, Fear Setting and Morning Routines

Tillmann Laux - Teaching Energy – A crash course in professional development for (young) adults


Have a look at the workshops here.


12 AM

Pitching Session
Curious about new and crazy ideas? Listen to a short pitch of a Community member and help him to get to the next level!
Co-create with your peers and dive into the unknown! Apply to pitch here!


2 PM

Official Farewell

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