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