Conference agenda

Energy Tech Summit
April 27-29, 2021

Caution! All times in event’s time zone: CET (Central European Time)

Day 1
2021-04-27
Energy Tech Challengers Day
Day 2
2021-04-28
Main Stage
Founders Summit
Battery Summit
E-Mobility Summit
Hydrogen Summit
Day 3
2021-04-29
Main Stage
Venture Summit
Digitalization Summit
Automation & AI Summit
Future Grid Summit
Energy Tech Challengers Day
Main Stage
Founders Summit
Battery Summit
E-Mobility Summit
Hydrogen Summit
Main Stage
Venture Summit
Digitalization Summit
Automation & AI Summit
Future Grid Summit
10:00 - 12:00
ETC 2021 Semifinals: Battery

Live pitches

12:00 - 14:00
ETC 2021 Semifinals: E-Mobility

Live pitches

14:00 - 16:00
ETC 2021 Semifinals: Hydrogen

Live pitches

16:00 - 18:00
ETC 2021 Semifinals: Digitalization

Live pitches

18:00 - 20:00
ETC 2021 Semifinals: Automation & AI

Live pitches

20:00 - 22:00
ETC 2021 Semifinals: Future grid

Live pitches

10:00 - 10:10
Opening by the Host
10:10 - 10:20
Opening by the Government
10:20 - 10:50
TBA

Fireside chat

10:50 - 11:20
A dinozaur with a plan. How we are taking our company by storm to get to net-zero

Keynote

11:00 - 11:15
Challenges of being a female founder in the male dominated industry

Keynote

11:15 - 11:45
Strategies to shorten long sales cycle in the Energy sector. Learning from founders – the good, the bad, the ugly

Panel

11:20 - 12:05
Net zero by ____. How are O&G companies picking the deadline and what does it mean?

Panel

11:45 - 12:15
What is the #1 problem growth founders face in energy tech / mobility?

Panel

12:05 - 12:15
TBA

Keynote

12:15 - 12:45
Financing: Corporate venturing vs financial VC, what creates more value?

Panel

12:15 - 12:35
Monster Inc. – how we build the next generation utility powered by only renewable resources

Keynote

12:35 - 01:20
Utility race to net-zero. Making innovation work to deliver

Panel

12:45 - 01:30
Covid-19 implications to your next funding round. How investors perceive Covid-19 adjusted budget?

Roundtable

13:20 - 13:30
TBA

Keynote

13:30 - 14:00
Networking break
14:00 - 14:20
Electrification of current fleet: an overview from first mile to last mile

Keynote

14:00 - 14:20
Rapid transport decarbonization: have we passed a turn of no return?

Keynote

14:00 - 14:20
How global policy will shape the “Battery wars” between top producing countries?

Keynote

14:00 - 14:20
Hydrogen as an energy storage medium: where are we now and what’s next?

Keynote

14:20 - 15:00
The rise of the Lithium-ion battery supply chain in Europe: can it catch up with China?

Panel

14:20 - 15:05
How will the top 5 automakers change by 2030? What are the tools to lead?

Panel

14:20 - 15:00
What role do policymakers play in the electrification and future of the cities and how will it influence how we move tomorrow?

Panel

14:20 - 15:00
Hydrogen’s role in the final energy mix of a future net-zero emissions

Panel

15:00 - 15:15
Batteries and prosumer: shaping the energy market one house at the time

Keynote

15:00 - 15:15
From e-bike courier to autonomous robot courier. What’s LEV promising us next?

Keynote

15:00 - 15:15
What is the real potential of hydrogen and what obstacles is it facing?

Keynote

15:05 - 15:15
TBA

Keynote

15:15 - 15:45
Networking break
15:15 - 15:45
Networking break
15:15 - 15:45
Networking break
15:15 - 15:45
Networking break
15:45 - 16:15
Kurion story. Building, yet, the only successful exit in Nuclear

Firechat

15:45 - 16:00
Nickel-Zinc Batteries: How to achieve safe, green yet powerful energy storage

Keynote

15:45 - 16:05
The missing link in the energy transition: software vs. hardware

Keynote

15:45 - 16:00
Are software technology companies the mobility monopolies of the future?

Keynote

16:00 - 16:45
Multiplying Tesla success story. What are the learnings for future mobility companies?

Investor panel

16:00 - 16:45
Has Lithium-ion already passed: what are the technologies of the future?

Investor panel

16:05 - 16:50
Emissions reversed. What can industry do to accelerate sustainable energy transition?

Panel

16:15 - 16:45
Is it the right time to invest in the hydrogen market: the perks and risks behind it

Investor panel

16:45 - 17:30
What if the world throws a hydrogen party and no one shows up?

Roundtable

16:45 - 17:30
What challenges the electrification of all transport pose to current infrastructure?

Roundtable

16:45 - 17:30
Batteries keep getting better – what to expect in the next 5 years?

Roundtable

16:50 - 17:00
TBA

Keynote

17:00 - 17:20
TBA

Fireside chat

17:20 - 17:30
Day 2 closing

Remarks

10:00 - 10:10
Opening by the Host
10:10 - 10:40
TBA

Keynote

10:40 - 11:00
Shift, Pivot and Reimagine: Implementing New Innovation Opportunities into Existing Business Models

Keynote

11:00 - 11:15
Backing the next generation of female energy founders. What’s missing and how we change the gap?

Keynote

11:00 - 11:45
How can agile R&D increase productivity and efficiency when creating next-gen products?

Panel

11:15 - 11:45
The rise of Europe in energy tech, is Silicon Valley losing its luster in this sector?

Investor Panel

11:45 - 12:15
Networking break
11:45 - 12:15
What have been the most effective investor portfolio strategies to support start-ups during Covid-19?

Panel

12:15 - 12:45
Capital Allocation: Where are the funding gaps in energy tech in Europe and who is responsible?

Panel

12:15 - 12:30
Implementing SDGs – where do you start?

Keynote

12:30 - 13:00
Diversity problem in Energy industry. Creating a structured plan to address this?

Panel

12:45 - 13:30
Strategic investment: How can corporate venture arms help to scale new innovations?

Roundtable

13:00 - 13:30
Tech companies leadership in diversity and inclusion. What traditional energy and mobility sectors can learn?

Panel

13:30 - 14:00
Networking break
14:00 - 14:20
The role of Automation in the transformation of energy sector

Keynote

14:00 - 14:20
Digitalization – a way forward to improve the safety, productivity, accessibility and sustainability of energy systems

Keynote

14:00 - 14:20
Renewables are to become the top energy power source of this decade. What’s the grid response?

Keynote

14:00 - 14:15
Lockdown? Unlock-down! What are the best ways of innovating and reaching consumers?

Keynote

14:15 - 14:45
What opportunities did Covid-19 create for Sustainable Energy Transition?

Panel

14:20 - 15:00
The digital utility: new opportunities and challenges

Panel

14:20 - 15:00
Foreseeable increase of renewable power generation assets and their impact on the distribution and transmission grid

Panel

14:20 - 15:00
Digital twin of any energy system: how far are from it?

Panel

14:45 - 15:15
Covid-19 saves 2,5 years’ worth of aggregate emissions. What can we do to keep it up?

Panel

15:00 - 15:15
AI trend: how is it impacting the energy sector?

Keynote

15:00 - 15:15
Virtual power plants: what’s the potential?

Keynote

15:00 - 15:15
How can utilities harness the power of AI?

Keynote

15:15 - 15:45
Networking break
15:15 - 15:45
Networking break
15:15 - 15:45
Networking break
15:15 - 15:45
Networking break
15:45 - 16:00
If Covid-19 can be compared to a wave, climate change is Tsunami. How can we act now?

Keynote

15:45 - 16:00
Utilizing AI to enhance personalised experiences and drive revenue and engagement

Keynote

15:45 - 16:00
Utilities which don’t invest in digitalization will miss the next quantum leap

Keynote

15:45 - 16:00
The future of frequency response and reserve market

Keynote

16:00 - 16:45
Connecting every smart device to the grid, what is the next big opportunity to invest?

Investor panel

16:00 - 16:30
Could AI supercharge corporate sustainability with New Applications?

Panel

16:00 - 16:45
A new approach on ESG to attract investors

Investor panel

16:00 - 16:45
Demystifying AI: what one needs to know when looking for next AI unicorn?

Panel

16:30 - 17:00
Climate off-setting: Where do we place bets in this sector for 2021?

Investor Panel

16:45 - 17:30
The shift to autonomous smart grid: when will this happen?

Roundtable

16:45 - 17:30
The condemned race between human operations and artificial intelligence, who is winning?

Roundtable

16:45 - 17:30
Adapting to the digital age: what are the customers seeking

Roundtable

17:00 - 17:10
Conference closing

Remarks

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