Berlin Science Week 2018

Shaping the Future of Energy

Monday, November 5, 2018
10:00 - 15:15 h
The Embassy of Canada in Berlin

Spaces are limited -- click here to request your seat!

The BERLIN SCIENCE WEEK is an international gathering, bringing together people from the world’s most innovative scientific institutions in Berlin. It is dedicated to the dialogue between science and society to inspire a deeper understanding of our world.

In partnership with the Canadian Embassy in Berlin, Future Energy Systems is hosting a special event exploring the future of energy in Canada and around the world.

The event will showcase some of our leading research in solar, geothermal, bioenergy, land and water reclamation and system-wide assessments of energy.

A panel will also discuss the success of global energy research partnerships, highlighting the University of Alberta's successful research relationships in Germany with the Fraunhofer Society, Helmholtz Association and RWTHAachen.

A detailed program will be available soon.

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Event Program

10:00 - 10:15h Welcome and Greetings
10:15 - 12:00h

Introducing Future Energy Systems at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Introduction followed by 5 x 12-minute presentations from Future Energy Systems researchers on the following topics:

- Bioengery
- Solar
- Geothermal
- Policy & Energy Transition
- Energy Systems

12:00 - 13:30h

Networking Lunch

13:30 - 15:00h

Panel Discussion: Global Research for Global Issues

Including government and research panelists from Canada and Germany discussing the importance of international research partnerships, and highlighting Canada-Germany success stories.

Moderated by G. Robichaud, Science Counselor, Canadian Embassy

15:00 - 15:15h Closing Remarks and Adjourn