Forum23 Program

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Forum Chairs

Zuozhi Zao from Siemens Energy

Dr. Zuozhi Zhao
Siemens Energy, Germany
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Prof. Mehdi Vahdati professor at Thermo-Fluids Division at Imperial College

Prof. Mehdi Vahdati
Imperial College London, UK

Energy & Aviation Provisional Program

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2023

07:45 - 18:30Registration
07:45 - 09:00Morning Coffee
09:00 - 09:15Opening Ceremony GPPS Forum23:

Welcome Speech by Bernhard Winkelmann (Chairman GPPS Executive Committee)

GPPS Early Career Award, Innovation Award by Stefan Florjancic (Chairman GPPS Award Committee, Consenec)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
09:15 - 09:20Logistics for the Day
Speaker: Zuozhi Zhao (Siemens Energy)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
09:20 - 09:50Keynote 1: To be announced
Speaker: Daniel Quintero (Mayor of Medellin (Colombia)) TBC
HG F 30 | Audi Max
09:50 - 10:20Keynote 2: Simulation on Russia Gas shortage
Speaker: Reza Abhari (ETH Zurich)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
10:20 - 10:50Keynote 3: The perspective on Energy Supply and Security from the Middle East
Speaker: To be announced (Mapna Turbines)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
10:50 - 11:20Coffee Break
11:20 - 11:50Keynote 4: RWE’s perspective on Energy Supply and Security in Europe
Speaker: Kunal Chandra (RWE)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
11:50 - 12:20Keynote 5: Electricity Security of Switzerland
Speaker: To be announced
HG F 30 | Audi Max
12:20 - 13:30Panel 1: Availability, Security, Affordability, and Sustainability of Energy in Europe, Middle East, Asia, and America
Panelists: To be announced
Chair: Reza Abhari (ETH Zurich)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
13:30 - 15:00Conference LunchDozentenfoyer
15:00 - 15:30Keynote 6: Thermal Energy Harvesting with ORC Power Plants – The Path to Tapping into a Large CO2-Free Power Source
Speaker: Piero Colonna (TU Delft)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
15:30 - 16:00Keynote 7: Overview of Heat Pump
Speaker: Raymond C. Decorvet (MAN Energy Solutions Switzerland)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
16:00 - 16:30Keynote 8: Industrial gas turbines emission reduction enabled by additive manufacturing
Speaker: Vladimir Navrostky (Siemens Energy)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
16:30- 16:50Coffee Break
16:50 - 17:20Keynote 9: Energy Storage Technologies: Dome and Battery
Speaker: Albert Kammerer (Ansaldo Energia Switzerland)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
17:20 - 18:30Panel 2: Energy Storage
Panelists: To be announced
Chair: Renaud Le Pierres (Heatric)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
18:30 - 22:30Gala Dinner (only with valid ticket)Dozentenfoyer

Thursday, 16 Feb 2023

07:45 - 18:30Registration
07:45 - 08:25Morning Coffee
08:25 - 08:30Logistics for the Day
Speaker: Mehdi Vahdati (Imperial College London)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
08:30 - 09:00Keynote 10: Hydrogen-Enabled Hypersonic Propulsion for the Long-Haul Aviation of the Future
Speaker: Mikhail Kokorich (Destinus)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
09:00 - 09:30Keynote 11: Sustainable Aviation Fuel
Speaker: Volkmar Pflug (Siemens Energy)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
09:30 - 10:50Panel 3: Opportunities and Challenges of SAF:The bridge between Energy and Aviation worlds
Panelists: To be announced
Chair: Volkmar Pflug (Siemens Energy)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
10:50 - 11:20Coffee Break
11:20 - 11:50Presentation GPPS Partner Institution Texas A&M Turbomachinery Laboratory
Speaker: To be announced (Texas A&M Turbomachinery Laboratory)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
11:50 - 12:20Keynote 12: The Impact of Geopolitics and Policies on the Hydrogen Economy
Speaker: To be announced
HG F 30 | Audi Max
12:20 - 13:30Panel 4: Green Hydrogen Value Chain
Panelists: To be announced
Chair: Markus Kurz (Siemens Energy)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
13:30 - 15:00Conference LunchDozentenfoyer
15:00 - 15:30Keynote 13: LNG Business Landscape
Speaker: To be announced (Technip)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
15:30 - 16:00Keynote 14: H2 Gas Turbine with H2
Speaker: To be announced
HG F 30 | Audi Max
16:00 - 17:10Panel 5: LNG vs. Hydrogen
Panelists: To be announced
Chair: To be announced (Technip)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
17:10 - 17:30Coffee BreakHG F 30 | Audi Max
17:30 - 18:40Panel 6: When Financing meets Energy Technology
Panelists: To be announced
Chair: To be announced (Swiss Life Asset Managers)
HG F 30 | Audi Max
18:40 - 18:50Wrap-Up and Outlook
Speaker: Bernhard Winkelmann (Chairman GPPS Executive Committee)
HG F 30 | Audi Max

Our location

With team members spread across the globe, the core team is based in Zurich Switzerland.

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Landis + Gyr-Strasse 1, 6300 Zug