Inspirational speakers, cutting edge technologies

The Business Booster is your opportunity to meet some of the most influential people and companies behind the energy transition- such as the first female president of Ireland and UN Special Envoy on Climate Change, a Nobel peace prize winner, the French Minister of Ecology, the creators behind the 150+ cutting edge technologies that are driving the energy transition and more.

Have a look at our preliminary programme below.

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Preliminary programme

The Business Booster is the world’s leading event in sustainable energy innovation. You will hear from expert speakers, witness live panel debates, join in interactive sessions – and discover over 150 cutting edge sustainable energy technologies.

08:00 - 09:00

Welcome desk open

09:00 - 09:15

Welcome

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, CEO, InnoEnergy

09:15 - 09:30

Opening speech

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, Innovation Director, InnoEnergy

10:00 - 10:30

Keynote address

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, Former President of Ireland, UN Special Envoy on Climate Change

10:00 - 11:30

Networking coffee break

Exhibition area

11:30 - 13:00

Pitching sessions

Breakout rooms 1-2

13:00 - 15:00

Networking lunch

Exhibition area

14:00 - 15:00

Parallel session: New Skills wanted!! A perspective from the energy industry and entrepreneurship

Breakout room 3

Frank Gielen: InnoEnergy Education Director

15:15 - 16:15

Roundtable: Humanising the energy transition

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, Former President of Ireland, UN Special Envoy on Climate Change

, Board of Directors- Sierra Foundation, former Director of Sustainability- Facebook and Green Energy czar- Google

, Executive Director, MIT Energy Initiative

, Director of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks - International Energy Agency

, Chairman of the UK's independent Committee on Climate Change

John Defterios: CNN Business Emerging Markets Editor on CNN International

16:15 - 17:15

Networking coffee break

Exhibition area

17:30 - 18:30

Pitching sessions

Breakout rooms 1-2

17:30 - 18:30

Parallel session: Sustainable Mobility: Market & Human Challenges

Break out room 3

Jennifer Dungs: InnoEnergy Thematic Field Leader – Energy for Transport and Mobility and Christian Müller CEO InnoEnergy Germany

20:00 - 00:00

Gala dinner: Social networking event

Pavillon d'Armenonville

Graduation ceremony

Pavillon d'Armenonville

09:00 - 09:30

Keynote address

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, Christel Heydemann- CEO Schneider Electric France

09:30 - 10:30

Roundtable: Energy futures

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, 12th United States Secretary of Energy, Nobel Prize - 1997 Physics

, Vice President- Sustainable Business & Innovation, NIKE, Inc.

, Vice President of the European Investment Bank

, Director of the Florence School of Regulation

John Defterios: CNN Business Emerging Markets Editor on CNN International

10:30 - 11:15

Networking coffee break

Exhibition area

11:15 - 13:15

Pitching sessions

Breakout rooms 1-2

12:15 - 13:15

Parallel session: Citizens & Energy: from spectators to active players

Breakout room 3

Jakub Miler: CEO InnoEnergy Central Europe

13:15 - 15:00

Networking lunch

Exhibition area

13:45 - 14:45

Parallel Session: New horizons for the oil Industry

Break out rooms 1-2

Jacob Ruiter: CEO InnoEnergy Benelux

14:45 - 15:15

Keynote address

TBB Plenary room

, 12th United States Secretary of Energy, Nobel Prize - 1997 Physics

15:15 - 15:45

Pitching finals

TBB Plenary room

15:45 - 16:00

Photo contest award

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16:00 - 16:30

Pitching awards & closing

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wave decorator

Keynote speakers

Roundtable speakers

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