Forum23 Program

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)
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09:15 - 09:20Logistics for the Day
Speaker: Zuozhi Zhao (Siemens Energy)
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09:20 - 09:50Keynote 1: Simulation on Russia Gas Shortage
Speaker: Reza Abhari (ETH Zurich)
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09:50 - 10:20Keynote 2: Paving the way to a Decarbonized Transmission System
Speaker: Maurice Dierick (Swissgrid)
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10:20 - 10:50Coffee Break
10:50 - 11:20Keynote 3: Perspectives on Energy Security and Green Transition in Europe
Speaker: Kunal Chandra (RWE)
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11:20 - 11:50Keynote 4: Reserve Power Plants for Switzerland
Speaker: Denis Peytregnet (Swiss Federal Office of Energy)
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11:50 - 13:10Panel 1: Availability, Security, Affordability, and Sustainability of Energy in Europe, Middle East, Asia, and America
Panelists: Kunal Chandra (RWE), Albert Kammerer (Ansaldo Energia), Michael Hotho (Technip), Zuozhi Zhao (Siemens Energy)
Chair: Reza Abhari (ETH Zurich)
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13:10 - 14:40Conference LunchDozentenfoyer
14:40 - 15:10Keynote 5: Thermal Energy Harvesting with ORC Power Plants – The Path to Tapping into a Large CO2-Free Power Source
Speaker: Piero Colonna (TU Delft)
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15:10 - 15:40Keynote 6: Large High Temperature Heat Pumps - The Underestimated Technology in Energy Transition
Speaker: Raymond C. Decorvet (MAN Energy Solutions Switzerland)
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15:40 - 16:10Keynote 7: Industrial Gas Turbines Emission Reduction Enabled by Additive Manufacturing
Speaker: Vladimir Navrostky (Siemens Energy)
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16:10- 16:40Coffee Break
16:40 - 17:00Hong Kong Government's PresentationHG F 30 | Audi Max
17:00 - 17:30Keynote 8: Novel Technologies for Utility Scale Long Duration Energy Storage: Competitive Deployment
Speaker: Mauro Moretto (Ansaldo Green Tech)
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17:30 - 18:40Panel 2: When Financing meets Energy Technology
Panelists: Marc Schürch (Swiss Life Asset Managers), Frank Heiss (Intermediate Capital Group), Sinisha Ponzio (Interogo), Serge Lauper (BlackRock Infrastructure Solutions)
Chair: Christopher Manser (Swiss Life Asset Managers)
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18:40 - 22:30Aperitif and Gala 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)
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08:30 - 09:00Keynote 9: Hydrogen-Enabled Hypersonic Propulsion for the Long-Haul Aviation of the Future.
Speaker: Mikhail Kokorich (Destinus)
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09:00 - 09:30Keynote 10: Sustainable Aviation Fuel.
Speaker: Volkmar Pflug (Siemens Energy)
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09:30 - 10:50Panel 3: Opportunities and Challenges of SAF: The Bridge between Energy and Aviation worlds.
Panelists: Nico Buchholz (Deutsche Aircraft), Christophe Baudoin (Safran Group), Stephen F. Clark (Boeing), Yasushi Hashimoto (IHI/JAEC), Christopher Manser (Swiss Life Asset Managers)
Chair: Volkmar Pflug (Siemens Energy)
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10:50 - 11:20Coffee Break
11:20 - 11:50Keynote 11: Status Update and Future Direction for the Turbomachinery Laboratory at Texas A&M University.
Speaker: Eric Petersen (TEES Turbomachinery Laboratory, Texas A&M)
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11:50 - 12:20Keynote 12: Enabling Gas Turbines to Operate on Hydrogen Fuel in a Future Market - An Overview of how to Match Today’s Customer Demands
Speaker: Albert Kammerer (Ansaldo Energia)
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12:20 - 12:50Keynote 13: LNG Business Landscape.
Speaker: Michael Hotho (Technip)
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12:50 - 13:00Presentation: CO2-Plume Geothermal (CPG) consortium.
Speaker: Adriaan Jasper de Reus (ETH Zurich)
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13:00 - 14:30Conference LunchDozentenfoyer
14:30- 15:50Panel 4: LNG vs. Hydrogen.
Panelists: Markus Kurz (Siemens Energy), Vince Sidwell (Pratt & Whitney), Marc Schürch (Swiss Life Asset Managers), Reza Abhari (ETH Zurich)
Chair: Michael Hotho (Technip)
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15:50 - 16:20Coffee break
16:20 - 16:50Keynote 14: Energy Storage (but not only Hydrogen and Batteries!) towards Future Zero-Carbon Energy Systems.
Speaker: Stefano Barberis (University of Genova)
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16:50 - 18:20Panel 5: Energy Storage.
Panelists: Raymond C. Decorvet (MAN Energy Solutions), Frank Strobelt (Siemens Energy), Klaus Brun (Elliott Group), Rainer Kurz (Solar Turbines) and Jonathan Roncolato (Energy Dome)
Chair: Renaud Le Pierres (Heatric)
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18:20- 18:25Wrap-Up and Outlook.
Speaker: Bernhard Winkelmann (Chairman GPPS Executive Committee)
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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