On Site Activities

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Newtonian Shift Game
Facilitated by Eneco, Fresh Forces and European Utility Week

When: 13h00 - 17h30

To Whom: Senior Executive representatives in the utility industry

Where: Amsterdam RAI, First Floor restaurant 

What: Experience 15 years of energy transition in a few hours through this skillfully facilitated role playing game, exclusive for executives. Participants take part in future energy scenarios and represent various points of view: private customer, large energy consumer, suppliers, grid operator, investors and government. Business and private clients generate their own energy, supply it to one another, and offer products that compete with those from traditional utilities.

Registration needed? Yes. Check with Sietske@synergy-events.com if there are still places available.

More information here

You can also watch this video and read this article  


Siemens Welcome Reception

When: 17h30 - 18h30

Where: Exhibition Floor, Stand 1F5

What: Our Diamond Sponsor organizes the Welcome Reception on the 3rd of October to all attendees of EUW17, giving you the opportunity to meet with your peers and business partners in an informal environment.

Registration needed? No. You just need to show up!

Towards a common language for demand-side flexibility

When: 17h45 - 18h30

Where: ESMIG Zone, 1F17

What: Drinks reception and demonstration of interoperability for demand-side flexibility.
ESMIG, together with members Chameleon, geo, Kamstrup, Sierra Wireless, Telit, Vodafone, Watt-IS, ZIV and project partners EEBUS, Energy@Home, TNO, DNV GL, is working on closing the gaps in standardisation and aligning standards to create a seamless integration across industries.
Join this event to see a demonstration of applications for demand side flexibility in practice and in an open and standards-based infrastructure, and discuss it over a drink.

Registration needed? No. You just need to show up!

More information: contact communications@esmig.eu

Global Smart Grid Federation public seminar

When: 10h00-12h00

Where: Meeting Room G109

What: Seminar on storage, smart cities and microgrids followed by networking drink

During this seminar we will be sharing insights into the topics of energy storage, smart cities and microgrids. We explore the widespread implementation of energy storage technologies, delve deeper into smart cities and present a whitepaper on Microgrids. The seminar is followed by a networking drink at booth 5Q28.

Registration needed? No. You just need to show up! 

More information: contact info@globalsmartgridfederation.org 

H2020 SmarterEMC2 Workshop

When: 13h00 - 16h00

To Whom: Smart Grid service providers who seek for ICT solutions to support their business; Smart Grid research community.

Where: Room G109

What: In this workshop, the ICT tools that were implemented in the context of an EU co-funded project SmarterEMC2 (H2020 – LCE7-2014) will be demonstrated. These tools are now being used in real life pilots, where Demand Response, Virtual Power Plant Operation and Low Voltage Grid Management services are being demonstrated. Visitors will also be presented early findings of the pilot phase.

Registration needed? No. You just need to show up!

More information here and find the agenda here

Dutch Power: host country reception

When: 16h00 - 17h00

Where: Dutch Pavilion, Dutch Power stand 1L61

What: Dutch Power and its members organize a Reception on the 4th of October to its members and all attendees of EUW17.

Registration needed? No. You just need to show up!

Find out more here

French Pavilion Cocktail Party  
Hosted by Schneider Electric & Business France

When & Where:
17h00 at Schneider Electric booth 1G41 
17h30 at French Pavilion - Business France booth 1L45 
Until 18h30

What: Join our Gold Sponsor Schneider Electric and our Partner Business France in a cocktail party hosted at their booths, where you can network with your fellow attendees.

Registration needed? No, you just need to show up!

Omnetric Group Drinks Reception

When: 17h15 - 18h15

Where: Initiate! Hub

What: Initiate!’s Thought Leader Sponsor Ometric Group will host the Drinks Reception on the 4th of October, open to attendees of EUW17. This networking moment will allow you to build on the relationships you have made during the first 2 days of the event and meet the Initiate! community. 

Registration needed? No. You just need to show up!


Aidon Networking Reception

When: 17h30 - 18h30

Where: Exhibition Floor, stand 1L19

What: Our Gold Sponsor Aidon will host the Drinks Reception on the 4th of October, open to all attendees of EUW17. This networking moment will allow you to build on the relationships you have made during the first 2 days of the event. 

Registration needed? No. You just need to show up!

Energy Revolution Europe Reception

When: 17h30 - 18h00

Where: Energy Revolution Europe zone, stand 5Q37

What: Platinum Sponsor of Energy Revolution Europe welcomes you to a networking moment amongst visitors and companies of this co-located event.

Registration needed? No, you just need to show up!

Tieto Smart Utility Executive Briefing 

When: 18h30 - 20h30

To whom: Energy industry executives

Where: Crown Plaza South Hotel Amsterdam

What: In this event we’ll share our insights about the future in Smart Metering and Customer Information Systems as well as the development and opportunities of Decentralized Energy Systems. The seminar will focus on tactical and strategical advice for how to navigate in the very competitive, complex and changing industry landscape for both distributors as well as retailers.

Registration needed? Yes, click here. There will be limited availability of seats. 


SolarPower Europe Digitalisation Task Force Expert Workshop

When: 9h00 - 11h30

To Whon: solar industry professionals (developers, investors, manufacturers, O&M providers and more) and digital technology professionals relevant to any aspect of solar PV 

Where: Meeting Room G109

What: This meeting will further present the contents of the upcoming SolarPower Europe report “Digitalisation & Solar – the market opportunities” and will include presentations of some of the case studies included in the report.'

Registration needed? Yes, email Sonia Dunlop to RSVP

More information here

Holistic System Validation, Methods and Tools, Free Access to Best Smart Grid Laboratories

When: 13h00 - 15h00

To Whom: utilities, standardisation organisations, industry/manufacturers and anyone interested in smart grid testing methodologies

Where: Meeting Room G109

What: An interactive discussion and presentation of the ERIGrid project, developed methodologies and approaches for testing and validation of smart grid systems, and an introduction on the free of charge access to the ERIGrid research infrastructures/laboratories and the targeted research topics

Registration needed? No, just email erigrid-mgt@list.ait.ac.at to secure a seat and bring a laptop for your interactive participation

More information here

Interactive workshop about WiseGRID project innovative technologies to empower the energy transition for all Europeans

When: 14h00 -19h30

Where: Old school podium, Gaasterlandstraat 3-5, 1079 RH Amsterdam

Registration needed?  No. You just need to show up!

More information here