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Energy Transition
in the Heart of Amsterdam

Inspiration | Lessons Learned | Networking

 

Please sign up for an inspiring three-day conference about the transition towards a zero-carbon urban environment, right in the heart of Amsterdam. City-zen Days Amsterdam takes place in the first week of April. You will be joined by government representatives, industry leaders, and technical front-runners in the field of energy transition. 
We would be honored to showcase various demonstrations that accelerate the transition, offer you valuable lessons learned and invite you to expand your network of like-minded professionals and innovators. 

ABOUT CITY-ZEN DAYS AMSTERDAM 

City-zen Days Amsterdam showcases innovative projects aimed at building a methodology and tools for energy efficient cities, industries and citizens. Propelling this project forward is a consortium that comprises over 20 partners ranging from knowledge institutions and business to local governments. City-zen is a joint initiative by the cities of Amsterdam and Grenoble. 

Taking place in Amsterdam in the first week of April, the conference will: 

  • Showcase projects (including field visits) that accelerate the energy transition. 

  • Offer breakout sessions with hands-on experts who will share valuable lessons learned. 

  • Offer ample opportunities to expand your network of like-minded professionals. 

Please join us to catch a glimpse of a sustainable, energy self-sufficient and smart urban future! Register here

 

WHEN

1 - 3 April, 2019 
Note: April 1st for Consortium members only 

WHERE

Multiple locations in Amsterdam, 
the Netherlands

INFO

M +31 6 83 21 79 48 

E lonneke@amsterdamsmartcity.com

REGISTRATION

Or click here to register via Eventbrite

Preliminary Program

 
 
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Day One — consortium partners only

Monday, 1 April 2o19, start 13:00

Participate in the General Assembly, an exclusive Guided Tour & an informal Networking Dinner.

13:00-17:00
Location: Marineterrein, AMS Institute, Building 027, Kattenburgerstraat 5, 1018 JA Amsterdam
(third floor, Beijng room)

General Assembly Status update and Integration workshop with Consortium partners

17:00-18:00
Location: Marineterrein, AMS Institute, Building 027, Kattenburgerstraat 5, 1018 JA Amsterdam
(third floor, Beijng room)

Guided walk Marineterrein innovation district

18:30-21:30
Location: Instock, Czaar Peterstraat 21, Amsterdam

Networking dinner

We organize an informal dinner at Instock for selected consortium partners only. First drink on us.
Dinner at own expenses. At your Eventbrite registration you have the opportunity to indicate whether you are present.

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Day Two

Tuesday, 2 April 2o19, start 09:00
Join the opening with Amsterdam Alderman van Doorninck, responsible for Sustainability.

Engage in lessons learned in Amsterdam, Grenoble and other European cities.

Visit our buildings, smart grids, heating & cooling demonstrations in Amsterdam.

Connect with the heroes who share their failures during the City-zen Days FuckUp Night.

08:30-09:00
Location: B.Amsterdam (The Wiechert room) - Johan Huizingalaan 763, 1066 VH, Amsterdam

Doors open

09:00-09:30
Location: B.Amsterdam (The Wiechert room) - Johan Huizingalaan 763, 1066 VH, Amsterdam

Official opening City-zen Days Amsterdam

Speaker: Alderman Marieke Van Doorninck, Municipality of Amsterdam

09:30-09:40
Location: B.Amsterdam (The Wiechert room) - Johan Huizingalaan 763, 1066 VH, Amsterdam

Introduction City-zen

Speaker: Charles-Henri Bourgois, VITO

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09:40-10:25
Location: B.Amsterdam (The Wiechert room) - Johan Huizingalaan 763, 1066 VH, Amsterdam

Productive Cities - How do we minimize input and maximize output in urban areas

Speaker: Professor Greg Keeffe, University of Belfast + panel

10:35-11:15
Location: B.Amsterdam (The Wiechert room) - Johan Huizingalaan 763, 1066 VH, Amsterdam

Conversation starter: personal impact

Speaker: Thijs Struijk, One Future Play

11:15-12:15
Location: B.Amsterdam (The Wiechert room) - Johan Huizingalaan 763, 1066 VH, Amsterdam

BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

Vulnerable Citizens & policies

Speakers: Frits Otte, Utrecht University

Roadmaps & Roadshows

Speaker: Prof. A. van den Dobbelsteen, TU Delft

Energy efficiency in refurbished homes

Speaker: Rudy Rooth, DNV GL Energy Advisory


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12:15-13:15
Location: B.Amsterdam (The Wiechert room) - Johan Huizingalaan 763, 1066 VH, Amsterdam

Lunch & World Café

Demo VivaCité/MetroEnergies (multi-energy data platform)
Bruno Morel, Atos
Damien Fresier, GreenAlp
Sylvain Koch, Metro

Demo Grenoble 2030 Energy Master Plan
Sylvain Koch, Metro

Demo Heating Network Innovation
Ana Tempass de Sousa, CCIAG

Demo pv storage solution for an office building
Jérôme Buffiere, Alec

Demo energy retrofitting in Grenoble social and private housing
Nathalie Moyon, Grenoble Municipality

Demo Grid Flexibility
Bruno Morel, Atos
Damien Fresier, GreenAlp

Demo Carbon Literacy
Dave Coleman, Cooler projects

Demo Telraam.net, low cost traffic counting sensor
Wouter Florizoone, Transport & mobility Leuven

Demo UE research projects on thermal energy
Delphine Bourdon, CEA

Demo collective geothermal network
Franck Izoard, Innovia


13:30-17:00
Start: B.Amsterdam (The Wiechert room) - Johan Huizingalaan 763, 1066 VH, Amsterdam

Breakout sessions + field visits:

Lessons Learned in Retrofitting
Speaker: Marjolein Bot, Amsterdam Economic Board + citizens panel

Lessons Learned in Heating and Cooling
Speaker: Roy van der Mark, Sanquin and Otto Reinstra, Waternet

Workshop User experience of Smart Grids
Speaker: Jan Willem Eijsing, Alliander + citizens panel

Field visits Retrofitting
(Houseboat/house and Airey building)

Field visits Smart Grids
(VPP homes, V2G charger, End2End Smartification)

Field visits Heating and Cooling
(Sanquin and Houthaven district)

18:00-22:00
Location: Droog Design, Staalstraat 7A/B, 1011 JJ, Amsterdam

Connect with the heroes who share their failures during our Fuckup Nights evening event!

Read more about this here!

 
 
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Day Three

Wednesday, 3 April 2o19, start 9:00.
Enjoy the inspiring keynote on the Ins & Outs of Energy Transition and Politics in a Metropolitan Area.

Get inspired by City-zen’s societal impact.

Experience the circular neighbourhood Buiksloterham.

Participate in an interactive lunch with the CTO of the City of Amsterdam.

8:30-09:00
Location: De Ceuvel - Korte Papaverweg 2-6, Amsterdam

Doors open

9:00-09:30
Location: De Ceuvel - Korte Papaverweg 2-6, Amsterdam

Day opening on Aquathermia and Sanitation

Speaker: Roelof Kruize, Waternet

09:30-10:00
Location: De Ceuvel

Carbon Accounting to drive decarbonisation strategies in cities

Speakers: Riccardo Pulselli, Indaco2 SRL and Simone Bastianoni, University of Siena

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10:15-11:00
Location: De Ceuvel

A bio refinery for every neighborhood?

Speaker: Otto Reinstra, Waternet

11:15-12:00
Location: various

Guided walk through Buiksloterham


12:00-13:00
Location: De Ceuvel

Interactive lunch and inspirational closing with Ger Baron, CTO of the City of Amsterdam

Speaker: Ger Baron, CTO of the City of Amsterdam


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13:30-17:00
Location: De Ceuvel

PR4 review meeting (with selected Consortium partners)

Coffee/tea/drinks and lunch during Day Three are included in your ticket.

 
 

Contact Us

We are looking forward to seeing you in April!

Details regarding logistics, our detailed program and hotel suggestions will be added to our website in the coming weeks. 
For more information, please do not hesitate to fill-in the form or get in touch by email: lonneke@amsterdamsmartcity.com

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