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ener.CON Europe 2014 - Post Event Report


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More than 120 professionals from over 60 companies from all over Europe, Middle East and USA discussed future challenges and latest approaches in the field of Energy Efficiency & Total Plant Asset Management, Integrated Strategies & Technologies

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ener.CON Europe 2014 - Post Event Report

  1. 1. Join us in 2015! 2014 TOP SPEAKERS 2014 BUSINESS PARTNERS Berlin / Germany 2014 POST EVENT REPORT February 24 – 25, 2014 120+ Attendees 20+ Case Studies & Speakers More than 120 professionals from over 60 companies from all over Europe, Middle East and USA discussed future challenges and latest approaches in the field of Energy Efficiency & Total Plant Asset Management, Integrated Strategies & Technologies  Technical Feasibility, Implementation Schedules & ROI Considerations  Technical Developments & Solutions, Energy Efficiency & Total Plant Asset Management  Energy Efficiency Planning & Design / Energy Efficiency in Partnerships and at Complex Sites  Energy Audits, Energy Monitoring and Energy Measurements  Integrated Strategies, Concepts & Systems From March 20 -21, we.CONECT invited an international audience of more than 120 executives , 25+ pioneering speakers and partners to the annual ener.CON Europe congress in Berlin. On 2 days, professionals were set to exchange insights, best practices and clear project concepts on energy efficiency. Various industry challenges and trends were discussed. High-level know-how, combined with top experiences from leading international companies on optimization and integration of energy efficient systems made the ener.CON Europe 2014 a melting pot of energy innovation and forward thinking. Over 120 attendees used the conference to actively discuss contemporary challenges, ideas and progresses with regard to energy efficiency strategy, tools & solutions, implementation and total pland asset management. Unique sessions offered an interactive platform for networking beyond industry level and development of practical solutions and tactics. ener.CON Europe 2014 MAIN TOPICS OF THE
  2. 2. The annual ener.CON 2014 Award ceremony took place on the evening of the first conference day. The European prize is given for unique energy-efficient projects and innovations in the asset intensive industry. An independent jury has chosen the best ener.CON EUROPE project out of 15 submissions. The winners are: 1st Place: ArcelorMittal 2nd Place: Kuwait Petroleum International Ltd. 3rd Place: PRAYON S.A / ERAMET Group 6 World Café sessions offered newly intensive and provoking ways of exchanging experiences and knowledge collectively with peers on the second day:  How to Reduce Your Energy Bills Without Having to Spend too much Money  Are You Prepared For the EU Energy Efficiency Directive? Discussion on the EED and How it Relates to Your Energy Goals  Successful Strategies for Implementing an ISO 50001 Energy Management System – Innovations and Optimization in Process Design and Execution  Reducing Energy Costs for Industry – Demand Management and Energy Management  Looking at Energy Strategically – How Best to Embed Awareness of Energy Challenges into a Companywide Strategic Decision-Making?  Versatile Energy Controlling Systems: The Key to Successful Energy and Cost Management The Challenge Your Peers Session offered 8 different topics for discussion. The ener.CON Europe 2014 evolved around eight main topics:  ROI Calculation / Creating and Illustrating Business Value of Energy Efficiency Projects  Energy Efficiency Technologies & System Integration  ISO 50001 Implementation & Management  Regulatory Frameworks / International Competition  Energy Efficiency Directive – Heat Maps – Industrial Parks  What to Consider Regarding Energy Saving Partnerships  Potentials and Concerns of Cogeneration Techniques  Methods & Procedures of Energy Efficiency Management INNOVATIVE-INTERACTIVE SESSIONS The Icebreaker Session invited to take part in an information rich get to know each other and relaxed networking at the evening prior to the first conference day. Each of the 4 tables featured a short presentation on different topics, which allowed the attendees to partake in informative discussions. Attendees of the ener.CON Europe 2014 INSIGHTS & IMPRESSIONS
  3. 3. ► ACCESS OUR MEDIACENTER PROMINENT SPEAKERS & PRESENTATIONS CASE STUDY Steven Driver, Genzyme Steven Driver lectured the audience with his Case Study “Understanding Sustainable Building Commissioning and Interrelationship with Energy and Carbon Savings”. Topics as research and development of a sustainable concept, commissioning process, interactive energy management and portfolio management of costs and carbon opportunities, were discussed. CASE STUDY Michael Becker, Pfizer Inc. Michael Pfizer spoke to the audience about Wood Pellets as an real alternative to support a pharmaceutical production process, by referring to examples from the implementation of the Freiburg Pellet Boiler in 2009, value engineering, design principles and a look at the future of wood chips fuels. CASE STUDY · Steve Coppinger, CalPortland Steve Coppinger presented the Case Study “Sustaining Excellence in a Corporate Energy Management Program”. Hereby he focused on the themes: elements of CalPortland’s corporate energy management program based on ENERGY STAR guidelines, how CalPortland adopted an aggressive renewable energy program at one of its cement plants and highlights of a recent process energy efficiency project that saved the company millions of US dollars and high production and low production – how to manage energy in volatile business environment. 2015 ener.CON Europe March 19 – 20, 2015 in Berlin ener.CON Europe 2014 ► INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY · Mihkel Laks, Volvo Car Mihkel Laks analyzed the topic “Monitoring and Measuring Energy Efficiency – Indicators of Energy Efficiency Performance.” and gave insights on how to extract and classify the right metrics to analyze consumption, how to maintain good performance, how to transfer results into a reporting system that addresses budgetary concerns and finally, remaining challenges. He concluded with lessons learned from the monitoring system introduction project. TECHNOLOGY TRACK Rainer Nobis, HeidelbergCement Rainer Nobis engaged the delegates at his Technology Track – Case Study into the topic: “Energy Saving Potentials and Implementation of New Technologies to Reduced Energy Consumption in the Cement Industry”. He gave insights into energy costs within the cement industry, trends, potentials for fuel and electricity reduction and economic aspects in applying new technologies.
  4. 4. MES & Process Minds 2014 European Pharma M2R 2014 September 22 – 23, 2014, Berlin Reaching the Next Level: Implementation | Global Roll-Out and Harmonization | ROI | Project Execution Management | Business and Real Cases | New Technologies November 13 – 14, 2014, Berlin Focusing on industries such as Pharma, Biotech, Life Science, Medical Devices, Packaging and other GMP-related industries Global ManuChem Strategies 2015 Ener.CON Europe 2015 ener.Con March 19 – 20, 2015, Berlin Challenges & solutions in organizational implementation of end-to-end processes in production and operations management within the chemical industry and impact on effective process management March 19 – 20, 2015, Berlin Energy Efficiency & Total Plant Asset Management - Integrated Strategies, Concepts & Technologies UPCOMING EVENTS 2014 CONTACT we.CONECT Alexander Sladczyk Sales Director Tel.: +49 (0)30 52 10 70 3 - 55 Email: Peter Haack Marketing Development Commander Tel.: +49 (0)30 52 10 70 3 - 42 Email: David Jackson Senior Partner Manager Tel.: +49 (0)30 52 10 70 3 - 36 Email: we.CONECT Global Leaders GmbH, Gertraudenstraße 10-12, 10178 Berlin / Germany Phone: +49 (0) 30 52 10 703-0, Fax: +49 (0) 30 52 10 70 3-30, E-Mail: