CIRED - The 23rd International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution - 15-18 JUNE 2015 - Lyon, France



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Opening forum

The Opening Forum will be held on Monday 15 June 2015 at 15:00 hrs in the main auditorium of the Lyon Convention Centre (Amphithéâtre).



Chair: Pierre Mallet, Chairman of the French CIRED National Committee

15:00  Welcome by
            Theodor Connor, Chairman of CIRED

            “Lyon, a European leader in the fields of local energy policies and smart cities”
            Karine Dognin Sauze, Vice-President of Métropole de Lyon

            “ Power distribution at the heart of the energy transition”
            Philippe Monloubou, CEO of ERDF

            “ How equipment manufacturers and solution providers prepare the future of power
            Luc Rémont, Chairman of Gimelec

            “ Power distribution and smart grids: the Japanese perspective”
            Taro Nakazawa, General Manager of Power System Engineering Center, Power Grid Company

16:35  Coffee Break

            “ The digital revolution and its impact on the distribution sector”: dialogue between
             Yves Tyrode, Chief Digital Officer of SNCF, and Christian Buchel, Chief Digital Officer of ERDF

              Panel discussion and questions managed by John Scott, Independant Consultant

17:50  How CIRED 2015 will work
            Alain Belvaux, Chairman of the CIRED 2015 Organising Committee


The Opening Forum will be followed by the welcome reception in the exhibition halls.