ENGIE Chair Inauguration – June 3, 2014

Event Description

On June 3rd, 2014, the Université catholique de Louvain held an inauguration event for the ENGIE Chair. The event outlined the goals of the chair, and featured plenary presentations from Professor Shmuel Oren (University of California, Berkeley) and Tadhig O’Briain (European Commission). The presentations of the plenary speakers focused on the treatment of capacity investment in Europe and the US.

Event Schedule

5:30pm: Welcome by the Rector

Professor Bruno Delvaux (Université catholique de Louvain)

5:40pm: Presentation of Chair objectives

Anthony Papavasiliou (Université catholique de Louvain), holder of the ENGIE Chair

6:00pm: Keynote speech

Professor Shmuel Oren (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of California at Berkeley), Operational Challenges to a Renewable Energy Future

6:20pm: Keynote speech

Tadhg O'Briain (Policy Officer, DG Energy, European Commission), Converging Approaches to Generation and System Adequacy and Security of Supply in Electricity

6:40pm: Closing remarks

Dr. Jacqueline Boucher (Senior Vice President of Economic Modeling and Studies)

6:50pm: Reception

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