ENGIE Chair Inauguration

Aula Magna, Place Raymond Lemaire, UCLouvain, Louvain la Neuve, Belgium

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

17:30Welcome by the Rector
Professor Bruno Delvaux (Université catholique de Louvain)
17:40Presentation of Chair objectives
Anthony Papavasiliou (Université catholique de Louvain), holder of the ENGIE Chair
18:00Keynote speech
Professor Shmuel Oren (Department of Industrial Engineering, University of California at Berkeley), Operational Challenges to a Renewable Energy Future
18:20Keynote speech
Tadhg O’Briain (Policy Officer, DG Energy, European Commission), Converging Approaches to Generation and System Adequacy and Security of Supply in Electricity
18:40Closing remarks
Dr. Jacqueline Boucher (Senior Vice President of Economic Modeling and Studies)