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Areti Ntaradimou
Content Director
areti@synergy-events.com

Florence Coullet
Content Director
florence@synergy-events.com

Patrick Baduin
Content Director
patrick@synergy-events.com

Sietske Jacobs 
Initiate! Project Manager 
sietske@synergy-events.com

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  • China can wave goodbye to the “climate bad boy” image
    China can wave goodbye to the “climate bad boy” image 1/18/2018

    by Paddy Young, Event Director, European Utility Week

    In my line of work as the director for European Utility Week, I am fortunate enough to be able to meet with leaders from industry bodies and global power companies committed to accelerating the clean energy transition. I am able to witness first-hand, a wide variety of positive action taking place to support a carbon-neutral electricity mix and a real passion from the industry to speed up this change.

  • Energy trading: Blockchain is here to stay? (Part 2)
    Energy trading: Blockchain is here to stay? (Part 2) 1/16/2018

    by Patrick Bauduin, Content Director, European Utility Week

    For this second blog on the use of blockchain for the energy trading industry, I asked four Blockchain experts, how they see trading over blockchain develop in the coming years.

  • Energy trading: Blockchain is here to stay? (Part 1)
    Energy trading: Blockchain is here to stay? (Part 1) 1/8/2018

    by Patrick Bauduin, Content Director, European Utility Week

    I am on a quest to figure out what the future will look like for the energy trading industry. For my second blog on this subject, I asked four Blockchain experts about the future of Blockchain.

  • Fearless Transition: A New Energy Economy
    Fearless Transition: A New Energy Economy 12/14/2017

    by Sietske Jacobs, Initiate! Project Manager

    Key takeaways from the Initiate! Taskforce Meeting held on the 30th of November 2017 in Amsterdam with key industry experts.

  • How to build the Digitalisation track for EUW 2018
    How to build the Digitalisation track for EUW 2018 12/13/2017

    by Henrik Göthberg, Director Group Financial Systems at Vattenfall

    In November, the Advisory Committee Members (ACM) for European Utility Week 2018 met to brainstorm and come up with the Content Brief for the European Utility Week (EUW) 2018 Summit and Hub Session Programme. I was one of those members challenged with the task. 

  • The Future of the Energy Sector in the Smart City Realm
    The Future of the Energy Sector in the Smart City Realm 12/5/2017

    by Florence Coullet, Content Director, European Utility Week

    As a content director for the European Utility Week programme I am privy to a lot of information being shared between peers and industry experts. However, one of the most significant discussions for the smart city industry which I experienced was the panel interaction that took place during the Sustainable and Smart City track about business models for the energy sector.

  • Collaboration is the way forward for DSOs and TSOs - Interview with Peter Hermans, CTO of STEDIN
    Collaboration is the way forward for DSOs and TSOs - Interview with Peter Hermans, CTO of STEDIN 11/28/2017

    by Areti Ntaradimou, Content Director, European Utility Week

    The CTO of STEDIN, Peter Hermans, spoke during the European Utility Week 2017 Summit Session on Digitalization “Democratizing Energy” and explains the vision and the future plans of this Dutch “Urban” DSO.

  • The theoretical potential to disrupt the energy trading industry
    The theoretical potential to disrupt the energy trading industry 11/14/2017

    by Patrick Bauduin, Content Director, European Utility Week

    Technological developments are drastically changing the energy trading industry. But how will technology change trading as we know it? And what does the trader of the future look like?

  • Decentralized Power
    Decentralized Power 11/8/2017

    by Lexie M. Ryan, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, USA

    Initiate! Brand Ambassador Lexie Ryan talks you through her views on a topic she witnessed while at the Initiate! Hub at European Utility Week 2017. Here are her views on how the Initiate! Manifesto: 'Decentralized Power - Power to the people' has taken on an alternative meaning altogether. A long time wish of decentralization of power is being implemented and these systems facilitate bottom-up innovation.

  • Digitalization – a journey, not a project
    Digitalization – a journey, not a project 11/7/2017

    by Areti Ntaradimou, Content Director, European Utility Week 

    Within this blog I take you through the major conclusions drawn from key industry experts during the European Utility Week 2017 Digitalization track, and how these conclusions are helping me to form my ideas for the evolution of this track in 2018.