Day 1 – 8 February

19:00 – 21:00

Welcoming reception 

Remarks by:

Commissioner Kadri Simson

ALDE Co-President Timmy Dooley

Industry stakeholders 

Day 2 – 9 February

9:00 – 9:30

Registration / arrivals to venue

9:30 – 10:15

Conversation with Commissioner Kadri Simson 

The role of renewable energy in achieving the European Union's climate objectives, what has the EU done, what are the upcoming challenges. 

Moderated by Timmy Dooley, ALDE Party Co-President

10:15 – 10:45

Panel discussion: Decarbonising Heavy Industry and Agriculture

Challenges and opportunities for heavy industries and agriculture in achieving carbon neutrality. Case studies and technological advancements such data centres in reducing industrial emissions.


· Charlie McConalogue, Minister for Agriculture, Food and Marine, Ireland (confirmed)

· Romina Pourmokhtari, Minister of Environment and Climate, Sweden (TBC) 

· Juris Pūce, former Minister of Environnement of Latvia (confirmed)

· Morten Helveg Petersen, MEP (tbc)

· Representative from Microsfot (confirmed)

· Moderator: Phil Benion, former MEP and Chair of ALDE advisory group on cliamte and sustainability (confirmed)

10:45– 11:15

Panel discussion: Deep dive on decarbonising transport 

Navigate the complexities and pathways towards a more sustainable transport sector, panning across road, rail, aviation, and shipping. The panel will look at cutting-edge technologies, policy frameworks and the potential of alternative fuels biofuels and hydrogen to reshape the landscape. 


· Jack Chambers, Minister of State, attending Cabinet, at the Department of Transport & Department of the Environment, Climate & Communications (confirmed)

· Marius Skuodis, Minister of Transport and Communications, Lithuania - pending final confirmation 

· Liana Gouta, Secretary General, FuelsEurope (confirmed)

· Xavier Noyon, Secretary General, European Biodiesel Board (confirmed)

Moderator: Jose Ramon Bauza MEP, CS, Spain – (confirmed)

11:15 – 11:30

Coffee break

11:45 – 12:15

Panel discussion - Diversifying Energy Sources: Beyond Fossil Fuels

Explore the evolving landscape of renewable energy, nuclear power, and hydrogen. From solar breakthroughs to nuclear innovations and the hydrogen revolution, the panel will provide insights into the key players shaping a sustainable energy mix as well as the challenges and opportunities.


· Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for Energy (confirmed)

· Rob Jetten, Minister of Climate and Energy, NL (confirmed)

· Noel Cunniffe, CEO, WindEnergy Ireland (confirmed)

· Kieran White, Senior Vice President Europe, Ostred. (TBC, Maybe different speaker from organisation)

12:15 – 12:45

Panel discussion: Financing the Energy Transition: Investments and Storage

Delve into the crucial aspects of financing the transition towards sustainable and renewable energy sources, with a particular focus on strategic investments, public-private partnerships and innovative energy storage solutions.


· Rob Jetten, Minister of Climate and Energy, NL (confirmed)

· Michael McGrath, Minister for Finance, Fianna Fail, Ireland (TBC)

· Kristen Michal, Minister of Environment, Reform party, Estonia (TBC)

· Georgios KYRTSOS, MEP (confirmed)

· Val Cummings, Director of Operations, Simply Blue (confirmed)

· JP Morgan representative (TBC)

Moderator: Dan Barna, MP, ALDE Party Vice-President (confirmed)

13:15 – 13:30

Closing remarks by ALDE Co-President Timmy Dooley

13:15 – 14:00

Networking lunch



Day 3 – 10 February