The Global Energy Association's Session at The REW 2019
October 4, 2019
10:00-11:15

Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow, Manezhnaya pl. 1
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Mission possible: scientific response to universal energy challenges

Humanity is on the cusp of a new technological cycle. The scope of changes and the complexity of solutions to be introduced within the new industrial revolution differ from those of previous global transformations. In the light of new reality, demand for electricity will continue to grow, given that according to the UN data, every fifth person has no access to this energy carrier. Over a billion people, who live mostly in rural areas, suffer from energy poverty. Global community is witnessing trends of the 4th Industrial Revolution while suffering the consequences of the Third one. Now the countries are bound to seek for solutions of universal energy challenges and shape their energy policies keeping in mind the rapidly changing technologies and environmental issues.

Within our panel session, the speakers will identify the capability of scientific and technological potential in modernising and digitalising universal energy systems and evaluate the role of researchers in solving world energy issues.
Speakers
Rodney Allam (UK)
The 2012 Global Energy Prize laureate, member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee, Former partner of 8 Rivers Capital, IPCC member awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007
Khalil Amine (USA)
The 2019 Global Energy Prize laureate. An Argonne Distinguished Fellow. Manager of the Advanced Lithium Battery Technology Group at Argonne National Laboratory. Adjunct professor at Stanford University, member of the Council for Car Fuel Economy of the National Research Council at the US Academy of Sciences
Frede Blaabjerg (Denmark)
The 2019 Global Energy Prize laureate. Head of the Aalborg University CORPE, Center of reliable power electronics. Member of the European Power Electronics and Drives Association, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Committee of Industrial Power Converters, IEEE Power Electronics Society
Marta Bonifert (Hungary)
The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee member; Hungarian Business Leaders Forum (HBLF), Board Member, Sustainability Work Stream Leader
Oleg Budargin (Russia)
The Global Energy Association's Board of Trustees Chairman, World Energy Council Vice-Chairman
Rae Kwon Chung (South Korea)
The Global Energy Prize International Award Committee Chair; UN Secretary-General's High-level Expert and Leaders Panel (HELP) on water and disasters, Adviser to the Chair; Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007
The Global Energy Association's Session will take place at the REW 2019
Russian Energy Week International Forum is being held to demonstrate the prospects of the Russian fuel and energy industry and unlock the potential of international cooperation in energy.
67
events were held at the REW 2018
9 500
people attended the 2018 Forum
66
countries participated in events organized by the REW 2018
Schedule
Friday, October 4
10:00 – 11:15
10:00 – 11:15
Mission possible: scientific response to universal energy challenges
Speakers: Rodney Allam (UK), Khalil Amine (USA), Frede Blaabjerg (Denmark), Marta Bonifert (Hungary), Oleg Budargin (Russia), Rae Kwon Chung (South Korea)
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