Series 2 (2011 – 2013)

  • Day 1: Energy Use and Availability in a Developing World
  • Day 2: Climate Development and the Urgency of Change
  • Day 3: Energy from the Sun, the New Path?
  • Day 4: Nuclear Energy: Fission and Fusion
  • Day 5: Energy Storage, Fuels and Transport
  • Day 6: Energy in the Built Environment
  • Day 7: Energy Potential of Wind, Water and Bio-Fuels and Carbon Balance
  • Day 8: Energy and Climate: Challenges and Possibilities
DAY 1: ENERGY USE AND AVAILABILITY IN A DEVELOPING WORLD – 06 October 2011
  • Welcome by Prof. Dr. C.J. van Duijn – TU/e
  • Introduction by Prof. Dr. Ir. M.C.M. van de Sanden – FOM Institute for Plasma Physics Rijnhuizen / TU/e
  • Physical limits to energy availability by Prof. Dr. W. J. van der Zande – Radboud University Nijmegen
  • Future Energy Provision: quantifying the prospects of fossil and renewable energy by Prof. Dr. G.J. Kramer – Leiden University / Shell Technology Centre
  • Energy availability and energy use by Ir. E.H. Lysen – Utrecht University
  • Energy and economy by Prof. Dr. W.J.H. van Groenendaal – Tilburg University
  • Present and future energy use and energy supply in The Netherlands by Ir. C. Hellinga – Delft University of Technology
  • Energy use in a developing world; an introduction and some questions by Prof. Dr. Ir. D.C. Schram – Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Discussion session by Prof. Dr. Ir. M.C.M. van der Sanden – FOM Institute for Plasma Physics Rijnhuizen, Eindhoven University of Technology
DAY 2: CLIMATE DEVELOPMENT AND THE URGENCY OF CHANGE – 01 December 2011
  • Welcome by Prof. Dr. W. J. van der Zande – Radboud University Nijmegen
  • Climate change at high latitudes by Dr. R.S.W. van de Wal – Utrecht University
  • Oceans and climate change by Dr. C. Katsman – KNMI
  • Climate models development by Dr. A. Kattenberg – KNMI
  • The sun and climate, past and present by Prof. Dr. C. de Jager – NIOZ
  • Atmospheric measurements of greenhouse gases, aerosols and related trace gases by Prof. Dr. P. Levelt – KNMI / Delft University of Technology
  • Green house gases, climate change and causes by Dr. F. Boersma – KNMI / Eindhoven University of Technology 
DAY 3: ENERGY FROM THE SUN, THE NEW PATH? – 08 March 2012
  • Welcome  by Dr. G.P.J. Verbong – Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Solar energy, from niche to Terawatts by Prof. Dr. W.C. Sinke – ECN Solar Energy / Utrecht University
  • Solar Cells based on polymers by Prof. Dr. Ir. R.A.J. Janssen – Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Plasmonic solar cells by Prof. Dr. A. Polman – FOM Institute AMOLF Amsterdam / Utrecht University
  • Advanced thin-film silicon solar cells by Dr. Ir. A.H.M. Smets – Delft University of Technology
  • Progress in concentrated solar thermal power and fuels by Prof. Dr. G. Flamant – PROMES-CNRS, Odeillo, Perpignan University, France
  • Fuels generated from renewable energy: a possible solution for large scale energy storage and transport by Prof. Dr. Ir. M.C.M. van de Sanden – FOM Institute Differ / Eindhoven University of Technology
DAY 4: NUCLEAR ENERGY: FISSION AND FUSION – 31 May 2012
  • Welcome by Prof. Dr. A.W. Kleijn – University of Amsterdam
  • Routes for future developments in nuclear energy and impact of the Fukushima accident by Prof. Dr. H.J. Allelein – RWTH Aachen / Forschungszentrum Julich, Germany
  • Some new concepts in Nuclear Energy by Dr. Ir. B. Boer – Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK CEN), Belgium
  • Nuclear fission, safety and future by Prof. Dr. W.C. Turkenburg – Utrecht University
  • The road map to Fusion Energy by Prof. Dr. N.J. Lopes Cardozo – Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Nuclear fusion, wall loading and materials by Dr. G.C. De Temmerman – FOM Institute Differ
  • Control and dynamics of a Fusion Reactor  by Prof. M.R. de Baar – Eindhoven University of Technology
DAY 5: ENERGY STORAGE, FUELS AND TRANSPORT – 04 October 2012
  • Welcome by Dr. ir. G.P.J. Verbong – Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Efficient transportation and energy storage by Prof. Dr. L.J.F. Hermans – Leiden University
  • Hydrogen, CO2, and new fuels by Dr. W.G. Haije – Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands / Delft University of Technology
  • Fossil fuels: with renewed energy by Prof. Dr. D.M.J. Smeulders – Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Recent progress in rechargeable batteries enabling future transportation by Prof. Dr. P.H.L. Notten –  Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Hydrogen as an enabler for renewable energy systems by Prof. Dr. D. Stolten – Forschungs Zentrum Juelich, Germany
  • Smart mobility by Prof. Dr. M. Steinbuch – Eindhoven University of Technology
DAY 6: ENERGY IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT – 29 November 2012
  • Welcome by Prof. Dr. D.M.J. Smeulders – Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Geothermal energy by Ir. M.M. Aarssen – IF Technologies Arnhem
  • New approaches to minimize energy use in houses by Prof. Dr. Ir. C.P.W. Geurts – Eindhoven University of Technology / TNO
  • Seasonal and daily heat storage for heating of buildings by Prof. Dr. H.A. Zondag – Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands / Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Computational building energy simulation by Prof. dr. ir. J.L.M. Hensen – Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Integrated designs in architecture by Prof. Ir. J. Kristinsson em. – Delft University of Technology / Kristinsson architecten bureau
  • New approaches in urban development by Hildebrand Frey, Dipl.Ing., Arch, PhD – University Strathclyde, Glasgow
DAY 7: ENERGY POTENTIAL OF WIND, WATER AND BIO-FUELS, AND CARBON BALANCE – 21 February 2013
  • Welcome by Prof. Dr. Ir. D.C. Schram – Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Energy from wind by Prof. Dr. Ir. G.A.M. van Kuik – Delft University of Technology
  • Energy from water by Prof. Dr. J. de Rouck – Ghent University, Belgium
  • Biofuels from biomass using thermochemical conversion; the CO2 – Algae – Bio-Refinery case by Dr. Ir. W.M.F. Brilman – University of Twente
  • Bio-fuels, potential and drawbacks by Dr. Ir. R.E.E. Jongschaap – Wageningen University & Research Centre
  • Natural carbon storage and use in the upper soil layer by Prof. Dr. Ir. J. Bouma – Wageningen University & Research Centre
  • Coal gasification and CO2 capture by E. Wesker – Shell Global solutions
DAY 8: ENERGY AND CLIMATE: CHALLENGES AND POSSIBILITIES – 23 May 2013
  • Welcome by Prof. Dr. C.J. van Duijn – Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Introduction by Prof. Dr. Ir. M.C.M. van de Sanden – FOM Institute Differ / Eindhoven University of Technology
  • The challenge of the energy transition by Dr. M.A.M. Boersma – Former President Shell Global Solutions / Chairman of Board Essent
  • Green house gases emissions, and the carbon balance by Prof. Dr. W. Peters – University of Groningen
  • Gas hydrates, a new revolution in energy resources by Prof. Dr. P.L.J. Zitha – Delft University of Technology
  • Energy for the future in European framework by Dr. H.A. Harwig – Eindhoven University of Technology, former CTO Philips
  • Energy and geopolitics by C.S.F.J. van Agt – Clingendaal Institute
  • Energy without carbon by Prof. Dr. Ir. D.C. Schram – Eindhoven University of Technology