3rd International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and 4th Generation District Heating

Date: 24 August 2017

The 4DH Strategic Research Centre, the RE-INVEST project and Aalborg University invite researchers and experts from industry and businesses to the 3rd international Conference on Smart Energy Systems and 4th Generation District Heating. This year’s conference takes place at 12-13 September 2017 in Copenhagen.

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The aim of this conference is to present and discuss scientific findings and industrial experiences related to the subject of Smart Energy Systems and future 4th Generation District Heating Technologies and Systems (4GDH). The conference is organized by the 4DH Strategic Research Centre in collaboration with Aalborg University. Twenty-five countries are represented among the 150 accepted abstracts, including Canada, USA, Japan, China, Vietnam and the European countries. The program consists of many new presenters compared to the two previous conferences and a new interesting tendency among the abstracts shows an increased collaboration between industrial and academic partners.

The conference takes place in Copenhagen, 12-13 September 2017, at The National Museum of Denmark (Ny Vestergade 10, 1471 Copenhagen).

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FEE AND REGISTRATION Conference fee: 350 EUR (25% Danish VAT included) The fee includes: materials, coffee, lunches and conference dinner at the Tivoli Gardens. The conference is free for 4DH consortium members. Deadline for registration is 1 September 2017. Registration is binding.

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ACCOMODATION AND PRACTICAL INFORMATION
For accommodation near the venue, we recommend contacting one of the following hotels as soon as possible: Hotel CABINN City (Distance from conference venue: 700 m) The price for a single room incl. breakfast: 785 DKK

Scandic Copenhagen (Distance from conference venue: 1.5 km) The price for a single room incl. breakfast: 1.695 DKK (please book by phone/email to the hotel stating the booking code BAAL120917).

Scandic Palace (Distance from conference venue: 400 m) The price for a single room incl. breakfast: from 1.760 DKK (please book by phone/email to the hotel stating the booking code BAAL120917)

Conference dinner
The conference dinner will take place at Restaurant Grøften, on 12 september at 19.30.Grøften is placed in the historic Tivoli Gardens and is one of Tivoli’s oldest and most traditional restaurants, with a history that goes back to 1874.

The participants will have the opportunity to visit Tivoli Gardens before the conference dinner.

SIDE EVENTS: TECHNICAL TOURS AND WORKSHOPS

Two technical tours will be organized by State of Green, inviting the conference participants to extend their stay in the city.

Technical Tour at HOFOR’s district cooling system: Date and time: 14 September 2017, from 9.30 to 11.00. The tour will start out side Tietgensgade 33, 1704 Copenhagen. Note: Limited to 30 people. Technical Tour at EnergyLab Nordhavn: Date and time: 11 September 2017 from 13.30 to 15.45 (incl. transportation)

The tour will start out side Vesterbrogade 1E, 1620 Copenhagen. Note: Limited to 40 people. Two workshops will be held on 11 September:

HEAT ROAD MAP EUROPE 4 and 4DH Workshop ‘Tools and methods for strategic analyses in heating and cooling: What is the state of the art and how to improve our tools?’ Featuring HRE4 and several other major H2020 projects.

Agenda (tentative): 13:00: Arrival with coffee and tea 13:30: The Heat Roadmap Europe project and its methods and tools applied 13:45: Brief overview of tools and methods applied in invited H/C projects 14:15: Break out and group discussion on individual tools/methods, e.g. energy system models, bottom-up building models, GIS modelling, local energy systems in cities, user needs 15:00: Summary of conclusions and suggestions for ways forward to improve tools and methods 15:30: End of workshop and networking coffee Date and time: 11 September 2017, from 13.30 to 15.30 Venue: BLOX HUB, (Fæstningens Materialgård, Frederiksholms Kanal 30, 1220 Copenhagen).

ProgRESsHEAT workshop   Navigating the transition to renewable heating and cooling in Europe. Date and time: 11 September 2017, from 16.00 to 17.45 Venue: BLOX HUB, (Fæstningens Materialgård, Frederiksholms Kanal 30, 1220 Copenhagen).

These side events require individual registration.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For further information, please contact: Marianne Nyborg, mariannen@plan.aau.dk, phone +45 9940  8308, or Sofia Bak Simonsen, sofia@plan.aau.dk, phone +45 9940 7205

We look forward to welcoming you to Copenhagen!

Professor Henrik Lund Head of 4DH Research Centre and Professor Brian Vad Mathiesen Deputy Head of 4DH Research Centre

 

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