This summer, EIRES - Eindhoven Institute for Renewable Energy Systems will celebrate its second birthday. Time to reflect on what has been achieved to date and to explore how TU/e can further play its part in realizing the energy transition.

Join EIRES on Friday 1 July 2022 for an energizing day of talks, discussions, and networking. 

09h30  WALK-IN | registration with coffee & tea

Chair of the day: Mark Boneschanscher - TU/e | EIRES 

10h00  Opening
Robert-Jan Smits - TU/e | Executive Board

10h05  Climate change and the need to speed up the energy transition
Heleen de Coninck - TU/e | Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences 

10h25  EIRES strategy on (integration of) systems for energy storage and conversion
Richard van de Sanden - TU/e | EIRES
10h40  Five minute pitches by EIRES principal scientists

John van der Schaaf - Engineering for Sustainable Energy Systems

Henk Huinink - Systems for Sustainable Heat
Lisanne Havinga - System Integration

Marta Costa Figueiredo - Chemistry for Sustainable Energy Systems

11h00  BREAK | with presentations on exhibition floor

11h30  From resource technologies to water electrolysis: flow on particle-laden air bubbles and oscillating hydrogen bubbles 
Kerstin Eckert - Helmholtz Center Dresden-Rossendorf & TU Dresden 

12h15  Thermal Energy - The sleeping giant of the energy transition starts moving 
Andreas Hauer - Bavarian Center for Applied Energy Research, ZAE Bayern 

13h00  WALKING LUNCH | with presentations on exhibition floor

14h00  A system view for an ‘optimal‘ energy transition

André P.C. Faaij - TNO & Utrecht University & University of Groningen

14h45  Topic: to be confirmed
Beatriz Roldán Cuenya - Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society (online participation)

15h30  BREAK | with presentations on exhibition floor

16h00  Roundtable - Interactive panel discussion - speeding up the transition

Barry W. Fitzgerald - Roundtable host, TU/e
Olaf Adan - Cellcius
Marius Ponten - VDL Groep
Andrea Ramirez Ramirez - TU Delft
Anne-Marie Spierings - The province of Noord-Brabant (reserved) 

16h30  DRINKS | Networking with speakers, panel and participants

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