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.

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Amsterdam
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Sunday | October 1, 2017
  • Executive delegation arrives – Hotel check-in
  • “Get in Touch with the Dutch”

      Bicycling tour or walking tour with food and drink tasting stops – Optional event

  • Welcome reception (hosted by SEPA)

      Join us for a drink and to meet the other participants

     Canal Boat Ride to dinner

  • Welcome dinner
Monday | October 2, 2017
  • The Market Landscape | Site Visit and Orientation Meeting – Hosted by Deloitte
    • Tour of the Edge Building  – “The Smartest Building in the World”
      • Overview of the Edge business case
      • Tour
      • Discussion
    • Networking lunch
    • Orientation Presentations and Discussion
      • Welcome and Introductions
      • Meeting curator to help with explanations, questions, parallels between US and European markets
      • Overview of the Electricity Market in Europe and Liberalization
      • The Universal Smart Energy Framework
      • Deloitte’s Market Insights and Perspective
      • Utility Evolution
      • Market Perspective: Drivers for DER, EV Adoption, Utility Evolution
    • Facilitated Discussion
  • Free time
  • Dutch cooking workshop followed by dinner
  • Return to hotel
Tuesday | October 3, 2017
  • European Utility Week Summit
    • Keynotes
      • Welcome by Chairman
      • Energy Innovation in the Netherlands
      • The Vision of Enel
      • Agility in Energy – Managing the 4D Grid
      • Vision of the Utility from Now Until 2025
      • Summit Panel Discussion: The Choice of the “Consumer”
    • Networking Lunch
    • Utility & Technology Partnerships – Meetings & Discussion
    • Adjourn
    • Event at Dutch Power Pavilion on the Expo Floor

          Meet and greet with executives from utilities and stakeholders

  • European Utility Week Reception
  • Return to hotel – free evening
Rotterdam
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Wednesday | October 4, 2017
  • Retail Markets Power Forum – Hosted by EnecoGroup
    • Welcome to Eneco World
    • Toon, Empowering People through Smart Energy
    • Heatwinner & Crowdnett
    • Jedlix, the Smartest and Cheapest Way to Charge your Electric Car
    • Eneco Smart Energy Business Strategy
    • Networking lunch – Hosted by EnecoGroup
  • Innovative Technology Site Visits

     The Green Village – Technical University Delft & EU

  • Travel by bus to Brussels
  • Free evening
Brussels
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Thursday | October 5, 2017
  • Wholesale Power Network forum – Hosted by ENTSO-E the European Network of Transmission System
    • Welcome and Introductions
    • Introduction to ENTSO-E
    • Energy transition in Europe and the changing roles for market stakeholders now and in the near-future
    • Consumer engagement – Prosumer engagement.
    • Roles for Technology – Demand Response, Distributed Storage, EV
    • IT Tools and New Services for grid operations between TSOs, DSOs, renewable energy developers, and demand response aggregators
  •  Networking lunch
  •  Afternoon group activity – afternoon walking tour with Belgian delicacies
  • Networking dinner
Friday | October 6, 2017
  • Power Market Forum: Focus on Connectivity
    • Welcome
    • Presentation & Discussion
  • Networking Lunch
  • Mission Charrette – Distilling the lessons of the week
  • Adjourn
  • Afternoon free time
  • Farewell dinner
Saturday | October 7, 2017
  • Departures