Newsletter, June 2015



Newsletter, June 2015
Registration is open at
Our programme is now complete. To find out more about the sessions please visit our website:
A full day field trip is being organized by Wien Energie to interesting sites around Vienna:
June 17, 2015 - 08:30 to 17:00
Only a few seats left!
Register until 12 June 2015 on a first come first serve basis. To register please send an e-mail with the
subject „Registration: Wien Energie Field Trip“ to [email protected]!
More details can be found at:
The VEF 2015 is a green event! The Vienna Energy Forum 2015 has been certified according to the
criteria of the Austrian Eco-label for Green Meetings. We encourage participants to make their stay
in Vienna as green as possible.
See below a line-up of some of the speakers confirmed to be at the VEF 2015
H.E. Ms. Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Minerals,
Mr. Klaus Rudischhauser, Deputy Director General,
European Commission, DG Development and Cooperation
Mr. Tian Zhongxing, Director-General for Rural
Hydropower and Electrification, Ministry of Water
Resources, China
Ms. Sylvie Lemmet, Director for European and
international Affairs, Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable
Development and Energy, France
Mr. Upendra Tripathy, Secretary of the Ministry of New
and Renewable Energy, India
Mr. Kandeh Yumkella, UN Under-Secretary-General and
Ms. Monique Barbut, Executive Secretary, United Nations
Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
Mr. Gyan Chandra Acharya, UN Under-Secretary-General
and High Representative for the LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS,
United Nations
Mr. Richard Kinley, Deputy Executive Secretary, United
Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Mr. Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and
Executive Director of UNEP
Mr. Jukka Uosukainen, Director, Climate Technology
Centre and Network (CTCN)
Mr. Mark Radka, Head, UN Environment Programme’s
Energy Branch, UNEP
Ms. Anita Marangoly George, Senior Director of the
World Bank Group’s Global Practice on Energy and
Extractive Industries
Ms. Andy Wehkamp, Managing Director for Renewable
Energy, SNV
Mr. Arthouros Zervos, Chair, Renewable Energy Policy
Network for the 21st Century (REN21)
Mr. Fernando Ferreira, Executive Secretary, Latin American
Energy Organization (OLADE)
Ms. Irene Giner-Reichl, Founder and President, Global
Forum on Sustainable Energy (GFSE)
Ms. Jennifer Layke, Director, Building Efficiency Initiative,
World Resources Institute
Mr. Kazuo Furukawa, Chairman, New Energy and Industrial
Technology Development Organization (NEDO)
Ms. Leena Srivastava, Acting Director-General, The Energy
and Resources Institute (TERI)
Mr. Martin Ledolter, CEO, Austrian Development Agency
Mr. Martin Hiller, Director General, Renewable Energy and
Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP)
Ms. Naoko Ishii, CEO and Chairperson, Global Environment
Facility (GEF)
Mr. Pavel Kabat, Director General and Chief Executive
Officer Directorate, IIASA
Ms. Sheila Watson, Director of Environment and Research,
FIA Foundation
Mr. Sulaiman Al-Herbish, Director General, OPEC Fund for
International Development (OFID)
Ms. Ursula Schäfer-Preus, Chair, Global Water Partnership
Mr. Li Yong, Director General, UNIDO
… and many more! For a complete list please visit our
Browse our homepage for a lot more information about the event!
Do register and come join us in a highly dynamic and critical debate on one of the most relevant
topics of our time!
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