Thu 11 October 2018
Bolzano, Italy
  • IT

PEACE_Alps international conference in Bolzano, Italy


11th October 2018, 10:00 - 16:00 h

Venue: Mareccio Castle, Via Claudia-de-Medici-Str. 12, 39100 Bolzano

In the frame of the EUSEW 2018 in June 2018, PEACE_Alps has been awarded as the best project for energy transition in the category public sector. In October, the international PEACE_Alps conference in Bolzano, Italy will present project final results and best practices achieved, for focusing on future European strategies and debating on policy recommendations. Main discussion topics identified are: financing aggregated projects; capacity building/mutual learning/knowledge transfer; governance aspects.

They will be tackled within three roundtable sessions: each of them having representatives from European level, local policy makers/stakeholders and project partnership. Furthermore, several PEACE_Alps successful cases in the fields of energy refurbishment, energy management and climate adaptation will be presented.

Participation is free of charge. Registration requested.

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 9.00 h Registration


10.00 h Welcome speech

Irene Senfter, Ökoinstitut Südtirol / Alto Adige


Part 1   New approaches and future perspectives


10.15 h Presentation of the PEACE_Alps project

Silvia Riva, Regione Piemonte
Silvio De Nigris, Regione Piemonte


10.40 h EUSALP Energy transition in the Alps

Ulrich Santa, EUSALP AG9 Leader


10.50 h Climate Change: Update on the EU-policy

Elena Visnar Malinovska, DG Climate Action, Unit Adaptation to Climate Change


11.00 h Alpine Space Programme – Low carbon priority for 2030

Anne-Séverine Lay, JS / Alpine Space Programme


Coffe break


Part 2   Recommendations for future action

Moderator: Stefan Drexlmeier, EWO


11.40 h Roundtable 1: Financing aggregated projects

Emanuele Sascor, Energy manager of the municipality of Bolzano
Nicola Giampaolo, Lawyer and consultant for PPP procedures in Italy
Francesco Righi, Technical manager at Kofler Energies AG


12.10 h Roundtable 2: Capacity buildings/mutual learning/knowledge transfer

Martine Felber, PLANAIR
Emilio Vettori, Ökoinstitut Südtirol / Alto Adige
Katrin Jurisch, Climate Alliance


12.40 h Roundtable 3: Governance

Andrea Dornhofer, Energy and Innovation Centre of Weiz
Sara Verones, Province of Trento
Maren Meyer, Energy Agency South Tyrol-CasaClima


Light Lunch


Part 3  Get inspired!

Moderator: Stefan Drexlmeier, Civic Foundation Energiewende Oberland


14.30 h  Energy management

Energy alliance in order to implement energy management and the district wide benchmarking in the Allgäu Region (GER)
Energy and Environmental Centre Allgäu


14.50 h Adaptation to climate change

Climate change: what and how to cope with? exchange of practice between local stakeholders in the Rhône-Alpes Region (FRA)
AGEDEN Association for sustainable management of energy


15.10 Energy management

Joint presentation about respective energy management projects in the Kranj Region (SLO)
Business Support Centre Kranj/Development Agency Sinergija


15.30 h Energy refurbishment

How to pool refurbishment projects in natural parks of Rhône-Alpes Region (FRA) Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Energy Environment Agency


16.00 h Conclusions