Cired Madrid 2019

The 25th international conference and exhibition on electricity distribution

Opening forum

The official launch of CIRED 2019 will be held on Monday 3 June at 15:00 with the opening forum. 

The forum will focus on The legislative package “Clean Energy for All Europeans”: challenges for the Distribution Network and the different stakeholders.

Delegates will then be invited to join the welcome reception officially opening the CIRED 2019 Exhibition.

 

Programme

Chairperson : Guillermo Allende, Chairman of the Spanish CIRED National Committee. 


15:00 hrs : WELCOME AND OPENING STATEMENTS

  • Welcome by Emmanuel De Jaeger, Chairman of CIRED
  • Opening & Welcome speech by Jose Dominguez Abascal, Secretary of State Energy, Spanish Government
  • Introductory speech by Guillermo Amann, Chairman of AFBEL
  • KEYNOTE SPEECH :  “The Challenge of the Energy Transition; Key factors for DSOs”, by Paloma Sevilla, Managing Director of AELEC. 

 

15:50 hrs : PANEL DEBATE

The legislative package “Clean Energy for All Europeans”: challenges for the Distribution Network and the different stakeholders

Panellists:

  • Introdducing the legislative package “Clean Energy for All Europeans”, by Manuel Sánchez, Team Leader Smart Grids, DG ENERGY, European Commission
  • DSO’s view, by Roberto Zangrandi, Director General EDSO for SG
  • The new incomers view, by Frauke Thies, Director General SmartEn
  • Equipment Manufacturers view, by Gerhard Seyrling, President of T&D Europe

 Opening statement from the 4 panelists followed by a debate & questions from the audience moderated by A. Pérez de Lucia, Director General AEDIVE.

 

17:15 hrs : CLOSING SPEECHES

  • “Smart Distribution System Development and Challenges in China” by Dr. WANG Chengshan, Professor at the School of Electrical and Information Engineering of the Tianjin University of China
  • How CIRED 2019 will work, by Didier Bassleer, Chairman of the CIRED 2019 Organizing Commmittee

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