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Day 0

Monday, November 19

14:00 – 18:00

Pre-registration at the venue

14:00 – 17:00

Vienna on-site excursions (own arrival):

Renovation and new grids  Practical examples on new grids 
(e.g. anergy grid) and efficient energy solutions in the field of 
renovation in Vienna

  • Meeting point: TU Vienna entrance area, Getreidemarkt 9, 1060 Vienna (view on map)



New buildings  excursions to Viennese showcase projects that 
create an ideal living environment for future residents in an 
energy-saving manner

  • Meeting point: Aspern Smart City Research, Seestadtstraße 27, 1220 Vienna (view on map)



AIT Lab Tour  Guided tour through different research labs (e.g. 
SmartEST lab, battery lab, high voltage lab etc.) 

  • Meeting point: AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Giefinggasse 4, 1210 Vienna (view on map)



Waste-heat for partners – Surplus heat from brewing process supplies local residential heat demand in Schwechat; Participants will be walking in the footsteps of Anton Dreher at the birthplace of Vienna Lager Beer

Meeting Point: Schwechater Brewery, Mautner-Markhof-Straße 11, 2320 Schwechat (view on map)


ViennaGreenCO2 Pilot Plant – Guided tour through the ViennaGreenCO2 Pilot plant on the premises of the Wien Energie biomass power plant in Simmering, Vienna. Presentation of the post-combustion CO2 capture Technology developed by Shell, the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) to deliver significant cost reduction against best available liquid Amine Technologies.

Meeting Point: right in front of the tower entrance of Reed Messe Wien Congress Center, Messeplatz 1, 1021 Vienna (conference venue) 


Day 1

Tuesday, November 20


Registration starting

09:30 – 11:10  

Official opening plenary session: How can Research and Innovation help the EU to achieve the 2030 energy and climate objectives as well as the long-term decarbonisation strategy? 

11:10 – 11:30 

Coffee break

11:30 – 13:00  

Plenary session 2: Investing in Research and Innovation to Speed up the energy transition: what are the tools and instruments?

13:00 – 14:30  


14:30 – 16:00 

Plenary session 3: The global energy transition: how can R&I benefit from global cooperation?

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 18:00  

Parallel session 1: Citizens asking for and investing in the energy transition: how can R&I answer?

16:00 – 18:00  

Parallel session 2: Industry as a facilitator of clean energy and carbon-neutral feedstock: what demonstrations and pilots are needed now for 2050?


Evening reception given by the Mayor of the City of Vienna

Day 2

Wednesday, November 21


Registration starting

09:00 - 09:50  

Official opening day 2: How to engage cities, regions and communities to achieve the 2030 climate and energy Targets as well as the long-term decarbonisation strategy?

09:50 - 11:00

Plenary session 4: Transforming Cities and Buildings: what systemic innovation is needed?

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:40

Parallel session 3: The energy system of the future: what technologies and innovations can integrate energy systems and grids?

11:30 - 12:40

Parallel session 4: Renewables for 2050: what comes next?

12:45 - 14:00          

Concluding key-note panel discussion: Energy Innovation in the EU post 2020


End of the conference, Lunch & Cocktails, Side Events

15:00 - 18:00 

Side Events:

Austrian Flagship Regions Energy - Project Kickoff event  
hosted by Austrian Climate and Energy Fund

H2020 & FP9 - Information and Networking event hosted by the 
national contact Points (NCPs) for energy

SET-Plan Steering Group Meeting - *CLOSED EVENT - for 
Steering Group members only*