2017 Belgium & Netherlands Fact Finding Mission

October 1 - 6, 2017
5 Days
Belgium & Netherlands

Agenda

We are continually updating this page as we develop the agenda for our Fact Finding Mission to the Netherlands and Belgium. We encourage you to check back frequently as we continue to update this page.

Amsterdam
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Sunday | October 1, 2017
  • Executive delegation arrives
  • Welcome reception (hosted by SEPA)
  • Welcome dinner
Monday | October 2, 2017
  • Orientation meetings with local subject matter experts
    Topics:
    – Overview of European electricity markets
    – Market drivers, changes and challenges
    – Key market stakeholders
    – Where and how consumers fit into the picture
  • Networking lunch
  • Technology or cultural excursion (TBD)
  • Networking dinner
Tuesday | October 3, 2017
  • European Utility Week
    Summit attendance and meetings with local utilities and energy industry representatives
  • Guided expo tour
  • Lunch
  • Free evening or local event (TBD)
Rotterdam
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Wednesday | October 4, 2017
  • Travel by bus
  • Interactive peer-to-peer workshop
    Topics:
    – Customers
    – Utility organization
    – Changing roles
    – Role of technology and data
  • Networking lunch
  • Site visit
  • Travel by bus to Brussels
  • Free evening
Brussels
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Thursday | October 5, 2017
  • Evolving solutions forum
    Policy and technology approaches for the future grid including TSO and DSO perspectives.
  • Networking lunch
  • Cultural excursion and dinner
Friday | October 6, 2017
  • Utility forum
  • Mission charette
    Distilling the most noteworthy and important lessons from the mission.
  • Farewell dinner
Saturday | October 7, 2017
  • Departures