11 - 12 June 2018 / Oslo, Norway

Agenda

The event agenda's time zone is CEST.

Mon
11 Jun 2018
08:45 – 09:35
Gamle Festsal, Domus Academica, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo Centre
Introduction

8:45 - Registration and coffee

9:15 - Welcoming by Svein Stølen, rector of the University of Oslo 

9:25 - Jean-François Dobelle, Ambassador of France to Norway

09:35 – 11:00
Gamle Festsal, Domus Academica, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo Centre
Session 1: Globalisation, Energy and Inequalities - Setting the Stage

9:35 - Overcoming energy poverty and inequality in Asia and Africa, Benjamin Sovacool, University of Sussex

10:20 - Shifting finance flow for the ecological transition, North-South aspects, Mireille Martini, Finance Watch

10:55 - Questions

Chair: Dan Banik, University of Oslo

11:00 – 11:20
Coffee break
11:20 – 12:30
Gamle Festsal, Domus Academica, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo Centre
Session 2.1: Global Perspectives on energy and development

11:20 - Jon Lomøy, director general of NORAD, the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation 

11:50 - Gaël Giraud, AFD, Agence Française de Développement (videoconference)

Chair: Dan Banik, University of Oslo

12:30 – 13:30
Stallen, Professorbolingen, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo Centre
Lunch
13:30 – 15:00
Gamle Festsal, Domus Academica, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo Centre
Session 2.2: Global perspectives on energy and development

13:30 - Global energy challenges, winners and loosers, Karen O’Brien, University of Oslo

13:50 - Geopolitics of energy, Bastien Alex, IRIS

14:10 - The crisis of inequality, Kalle Moene, University of Oslo

14:30 -Energy reforms and sustainability in Saudi Arabia, Salaheddine Soummane, EDF/CIRED

14:50 - Questions/discussion

Chair: Kacper Szulecki, University of Oslo

15:00 – 15:20
Coffee break
15:20 – 17:00
Gamle Festsal, Domus Academica, Karl Johans gate 47, Oslo Centre
Session 3: Sustainable energy for all

15:20 - European renewable policies, Elin Lerum Boasson, University of Oslo

15:40 - Energy and sustainable development, Marc-Antoine Eyl-Mazzega, French Institute of International Relations 

16:00 - Off-grid Electrification in Africa: Challenges for Socio-Economic Sustainability, Pascale Trompette, Rhosnie Francius, Céline Cholez, Université Grenoble Alpes

16:20 - Cities, Energy and Thermal Equity, Chris Butters, University of Oslo 

16:40 -  Questions and debate

Chair: Catherine Banet, University of Oslo

19:00 – 21:00
Résidence de France, Drammensveien 80
Cocktail Dinner
Tue
12 Jun 2018
09:00 – 10:30
Auditorium 2, Helga Engs hus, Sem Sælands vei 7, Blindern
Session 4.1: Energy in Africa, Renewables for Development: How to finance

09:00 - Welcome speech, Alexandra Almasi, Norwegian Solar Energy Cluster

09:10 - Financing of renewable energy in an African setting; new challenges, Petter Nore, Senior Consultant at NORAD and professor at Nord University Business School

09:30  - Christian de Gromard, AFD (Agence Française de Développement)

09:50 - Building the New solar market at scale, Catherine Mantel, Terrawatt Initiative

10:10 - Developing solar in emerging markets Julie Hamre and Sefakor Agbesi, Scatec Solar

Chair: Alexandra Almasi, Norwegian Solar Energy Cluster

10:30 – 10:45
Coffee break
10:45 – 12:20
Auditorium 2, Helga Engs hus, Sem Sælands vei 7, Blindern
Session 4.2 : Energy, sustainability and development. A business point of view.

10:45 - Bjørn Otto Sverdrup, Equinor 

11:00 - Anjali Shanker, Innovation Energie Développement

11:25 - Mats StahleTotal Access to Energy

11:45 - Empowering solar energy in Africa on different scalesStanislas Merlet, Multiconsult

12:05 - Tone Cecilie Faugli, TechBridge Invest

Chair: Morten Dæhlen, Dean Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

12:20 – 12:30
Auditorium 2, Helga Engs hus, Sem Sælands vei 7, Blindern
Alf Bjørseth’s inspirational prize

12:20 - Alf Bjørseth’s inspirational prize (best UiO PhD within renewable energy and advanced materials)

12:30 – 13:30
Auditorium 2, Helga Engs hus, Sem Sælands vei 7, Blindern
Lunch
13:30 – 14:30
Bilateral meetings