#DecarbCities Forum 2018

On Tuesday, 15 May we will host an informal networking dinner at SALMBRÄU at 19.00. Participation is open to all participants (at your own costs).

Address: Rennweg 8, 1030, Vienna

16 May
17 May

08:30-09:00Welcome coffee & registration
Opening of the conference Martin Forsén, President of EHPA
09:05Daikin’s contribution to decarbonising the heating industry Patrick Crombez, General Manager Heating SBU, Daikin Europe
09:10Motivation Keynote: The impact of digitalisation on the decarbonisation of cities –
the EU commission perspective
Andreea Strachinescu, Head of Unit – New Energy Technologies and Innovation, Directorate General for Energy, European Commission
09.20 – 11:00Session 1: Challenges and solutions in citiesModerator: Dr. Brigitte Bach, AIT
A multi-layered approach to decarbonisation – experience from ViennaBernd Vogl, City of Vienna, Department MA 20 – Energy Planning
The challenge of decarbonising a large industrial port city – the case of RotterdamAstrid Madsen, City of Rotterdam
Using a datacenter to decarbonise a city – the Yandex caseEsa Muukka, Nivos Oy
Phasing out Dutch natural gas. Drivers, impacts & challengesHans Schneider, Alliander
Does the need for economic efficiency contradict decarbonisation of cities?Eva Bauer, Austrian Federation of Limited Profit Housings Providers
Panel discussion with speakers
Coffee break
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11.30 – 12.30Session 2: Modelling for Cities
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Moderator: Dr. -Ing. Marek Miara, Fraunhofer ISE
The building stock model, an instrument for spatial urban energy planning in ZurichMartin Jakob, TEP Energy GmbH
Examples of new tools for decision support on retrofitting and renewal in urban districtsGuy Vekemans, VITO and Energyville
City level energy saving plans – How can cities benefit while fulfilling their obligationsLukáš Ferkl, University Centre for Energy Efficient Buildings,
Czech Technical University in Prague
Contribution of heat pumps to attain a zero emission cityNoha Saad Hussein, Fraunhofer ISE
Panel Discussion with speakers
12:30-14:00Lunch break
14.00 – 15:35Session 3: Circular energy economy and cities: from linear to closing energy cycles Moderator: Lucienne Krosse, InnoEnergy
Shared energy solutions for a sustainable city: EctogridSonny Strömberg, Ectogrid, E.ON
Energy system planning: the utility perspectiveEva Hennig, Thüga Aktiengesellschaft
Selling heat not heat pumps as an accelerator to clean technology developmentPasi Eskelin, st1
Net Zero Energy retrofits with Integrated Energy Modules for fossil free cities Jasper Van den Munckhof, Energiesprong
Decarbonisation solutions in multi-family buildings – a task for utilities?Jörn-Erik Mantz, Innogy SE
Panel discussion with all speakers
Closing remarks
15:35-16:00Coffee break
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16:00-18:15EHPA General Assembly
16:30-18:00WPA General Assembly
19:00-22:00Get together for all participants
19:15 – 19:30Heat Pump City of the Year Awards
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08:30Arrival and Registration
09:00 – 09:20Welcome speeches by representatives of the City of Vienna and the hostMag. Bernd Vogl, Municipal Department 20 ‐ Energy Planning of the City of Vienna

Richard Freimüller, President of the National Austrian Heat Pump Association WÄRMEPUMPE AUSTRIA

09:20 – 09:45Global success of industrial heat pumps in diverse applicationsDr. ‐Ing. Rainer Jakobs, Informationszentrum Wärmepumpen und Kältetechnik I ZW e.V.
09:45 – 10:15Future of urban heat pump energies using the example of Aspern Smart City Research GmbH & Co KGMag. Robert Grüneis, Managing Director Aspern Smart City Research
10:15 – 10:45Energy from sewage water – innovative solutionsDr. Rainer Wiedemann, Rabmer GreenTech GmbH
10:45 – 11:00Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:30Challenges and best practise for the use of heat pumps in tourism, industries and domestic architectureDI (FH) Roland Sterrer
iDM Energiesysteme GmbH
11:30 – 12:00Heat pumps in processing industries: current developments and challenges of applicationDr. Thomas Fleckl, Head of Competence Unit Center for Energy Sustainable Thermal Energy Systems
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
12:00 – 12:30High temperature heat pumps
– applications and best practise for domestic and district heating
Ing. Johann Herunter, Managing Director FRIGOPOL Kälteanlagen GmbH
12:30 – 13:45Lunch break
13:45 – 14:15“Power 2 Heat“ applications for the district heating networkDI Mag. Christoph Segalla, Project Manager Wien Energie GmbH
14:15 – 14:45Large scale heatpumps: the eco‐friendly and flexible energy solution for residence, business and industriesDr. Stefan Irmisch, Managing Director Viessmann (Schweiz) AG
14:45 – 15:15Use of large scale heat pumps in industrial waste heat recovery – district heating storageMarkus Eferdinger / Harald Leibetseder,
Bilfinger VAM Anlagentechnik GmbH
15:15 – 15:40Coffee break
15:40 – 16:00Promotion and framework requirements for large scale heat pumpsDI Alexandra Amerstorfer, Managing Director Kommunalkredit Public Consulting
16:00 – 16:30Large scale heat pumps using inverter techniques – the ideal solution for hotels and apartment buildingsMats Lilja, Business Development Manager Danfoss/Thermia Heat Pumps
16:30 – 17:00Multivalent systems using large scale heat pumps: theory and applicationDI Dr. Stephan Wehinger, Managing Director ENERPLAN GmbH
17:00 – 17:20Summary and send‐off to ceremonial receptionKarl‐Heinz Stawiarski, Verbändebeauftragter Bundesverband Wärmepumpe e. V.
18:00Ceremonial reception, hosted by the city of Vienna

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