“The Transformation Underway in the Global Energy System”

Aurora’s 2017 spring forum is an exclusive event by invitation only convened in Oxford. Our forum offers the opportunity to engage in debate and tackle the medium-term issues facing the energy industries, given both the climate change agenda and the very rapid technical progress reshaping our industry.

The day will include a number of panel-led discussions and break-out sessions chaired by Aurora’s leadership team.

Confirmed speakers include:

Ben van Beurden - CEO, Shell
Iain Conn - CEO, Centrica
Dr. Frank Mastiaux - CEO, EnBW
Dermot Nolan - CEO, Ofgem
Matthew Bell - Chief Executive, CCC
Dr. Georg Müller - Chief Executive & Commercial Director, MVV Energie AG
Dr. Carsten Rolle - Department Head - Energy and Climate Policy, The Federation of German Industries
Dorothy Thompson - CEO, Drax
Wilfrid Petrie - CEO, ENGIE UK & Ireland
Cordi O'Hara - Director of UK System Operations, National Grid
Andrew McDowell - Vice-President, European Investment Bank
Neil Griffiths-Lambeth - Associate Managing Director, Moody's
Sonja Chirico Indrebø - Vice President Strategy & Innovation, Statoil
Brian Davis - Vice President, Integrated Energy Solutions, Shell
Alexander Voigt - CEO Lumenion GmbH
Christopher Hunt - Partner & Managing Director, Riverstone
Philip ten Bosch - Head of EMEA Power & Utilities, Co-Head Asia Power & Utilities, Citigroup
Paul Massara - CEO, North Star Solar
Professor Peter Bruce - University of Oxford
Dr. Sam Stranks - University of Cambridge
Professor Dr. Andreas Loeschel - Director of the Centre Applied Economic Research, University of Münster

Session topics include:

  1. The transformation underway in the global energy system: electrification, digitalisation, zero marginal cost competition, and the rise of distributed energy
  2. Current state of play in the Energiewende: successes, failures and next steps
  3. Emerging technologies, scientific progress and deployment
  4. Financing the energy transformation
  5. Current state of play in the Energy Market Reform: successes, failures and next steps

To read Mr van Beurden’s Opening Keynote Address please click here

To read Mr Conn’s Keynote please click here

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