Media Invitation: World Energy Outlook 2018

24.10.2018Vienna

VERBUND and the International Energy Agency (IEA) are organising the launch of the World Energy Outlook (WEO) 2018 on 14th November in Vienna.

Logo World Energy Outlook 2018

Global thought leaders from the United States of America, Asia and Europa will discuss the latest findings of the World Energy Outlook and the future challenges and opportunities that are arising for our energy system. The particular focus this year will be on electricity: "Electrification - making it happen".
HE Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Co-chair of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens and former Secretary-General of the United Nations, will give a keynote on the Perspectives on the Energy Future and Global Developments.
This high-level event is the first official public event on the World Energy Outlook 2018 following the launch to the international press on 13th November.

Please confirm your attendance!

Date

Wednesday, 14. November 2018 
Press Conference, Raum Kuppel 
09:00-10:00     

  • Fatih Birol, Executive Director International Energy Agency
  • Wolfgang Anzengruber, Chief Executive Officer VERBUND
  • Gerhard Roiss, Chairman of the Supervisory Board VERBUND

Programme, Kuppelsaal

10.30 WELCOME BRUNCH & REGISTRATION  
   
11.30 OPENING  
  -Gerhard Roiss, Chairman of the Supervisory Board VERBUND
  -Fatih Birol, Executive Director IEA  
   
  Presentation of the IEA World Energy Outlook  
  -Fatih Birol, Executive Director IEA  
   
  Conclusions of WEO 2018 for the energy sector  
  -Wolfgang Anzengruber, CEO VERBUND  
   
  What's next? Statements & Debate on the results of the IEA World Energy Outlook  
  -Janice Lin, Chairperson Global Energy Storage Alliance, Co-Founder and Executive Director of California Energy Storage Alliance  
  -Fritz Prinz, Finmeccanica Professor and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy, Stanford University  
  -Ibrahim Hafeez Rehman, Director Europe, The Energy Research Institute (India)  
  -Raj B Apte, Rapid Evaluator, Alphabet's X (The moonshot factory)  
  -Timur Gül, Head of Energy Technology Policy Division, IEA  
   
  Results of the World Energy Outlook - Conclusions for the political agenda  
  -Elisabeth Köstinger, Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, Austria  
   
  Perspectives on the Energy Future and Global Developments  
  -Ban Ki-moon, Co-chair of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens (Former Secretary-General of the United Nations)  
   
  Dialog | Perspectives on the Energy Future and Global Developments  
  -Ban Ki-moon, Co-chair of the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens (Former Secretary-General of the United Nations)  
  -Fatih Birol, Executive Director IEA  
  -Elisabeth Köstinger, Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism, Austria  
   
14:30 Closing Words  
  -Gerhard Roiss, Chairman of the Supervisory Board VERBUND  
   
  Moderation  
  Nisha Pillai, International Moderator (former BBC)

 

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