Jan Dusík

Deputy Minister, Ministry of the Environment, Czech Republic

Axel Eggert

Director General EUROFER ​​​​​​

Max Fleischer

Chief Key Expert for Strategy & Technology and Innovation
in the role as Siemens Energie’s


Maurice Korpelshoek

Vice-President, Business Development, Lummus Technology

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Ana Matic

Principal Process Engineer

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Eduard Muřický

Institution, incl. departments, City and Country
Ministry of Industry and Trade, Section of Industry and Construction, Prague, Czech Republic

The challenge of decarbonizing energy intensive industries.

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Jan Pánek

European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy
Director for Nuclear Energy, Safety and ITER

Decarbonization options for energy intensive industries in the context of the current European energy system

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Charles-Henri Robert

Executive Director, Climate Change & Energy/Industrial policy,
CEFIC, Brussels, Belgium

Main challenges of the European Chemical Industry on the way to Climate Neutrality

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Robert Schlögl

The leads the Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion

Focuses on material aspects for catalysis and energy storage

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Roland Span

Ruhr-University Bochum, Faculty Mechanical Engineering, Institute Thermo- and Fluid Dynamics, Chair of Thermodynamics

Targeted Fundamental Research as an Important Element of High TRL Projects

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Bert Weckhuysen

Distinguished University Professor at Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Towards the Refinery of the Future: Perspectives for Carbon Dioxide and Waste Valorization

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Josef R. Wuensch

Senior Vice President, BASF SE

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Rut Bízková

ISFOR,  Institute for Society 4.0, Prague, Czech Republic

“Who, if not us, when, if not now” – Breakthrough innovations need to be promoted now

Adam Guibourgé-Czetwertyński

Undersecretary of State in Ministry of Climate and Environment

Decarbonization of energy intensive industry


Jan Czudek


Michel Erades

Sr Director Energy Transition

Florie Gonsolin

Cefic - the European Chemical Industry Council, Climate Change and Energy department
Brussels, Belgium

CHEMTP (Chemical Industry Transition Pathway)
Sustainable Carbon Cycles
 iC2050 (modelling the chemical industry’s transition to Climate-neutrality)


Benjamin Hague

Head of Think Tank at the I,nstitute of Circular Economy (INCIEN) in Prague,
Czech Republic


Josef Hamáček

Managing Director for Dow Czech Republic & Slovakia

Viktor Hanzlík

McKinsey & Company

Green Business Building and Brown-to-Green Transformations: Dual Paths to Achieve Industrial Decarbonization 

Frédéric Chandezon

Deputy coordinator of SUNERGY, an European initiative


Ondřej Knotek

European parliament - Member (ANO2011/Renew Europe)

Industry matters
Green doesn´t mean sustainable


Kateřina Konečná

Member of European Parliament

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Juraj Sabol

Manager for Strategy at U.S. Steel Košice

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Jürgen Schneider

Federal Ministry for Climate Action
Directorate-General VI – Climate Action and Energy

Industry is a key partner on our common path towards climate neutrality. The green transformation process is a particular challenge for energy-intensive industry sectors exposed to international competition. We therefore need to create the right framework conditions to support industry’s transformation and to promote innovation and green investments.

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Attila Steiner

State Secretary for Energy Policy and Climate
Ministry of Technology and Industry 
State Secretariat for Energy and Climate Policy
Hungary / Budapest

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