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London Campus
2nd HAEE Energy Conference
Start date  : 18 May 2017
End date  :  20 May 2017
Start time  : 09:00 am
End time  : 06:00 pm

ESCP Europe Business School and its Research Centre for Energy Management will be Strategic Partners at the 2nd HAEE Energy Conference to take place on 18th -20th May 2017 in Athens, Greece. The event is organised by the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics - (Greek affiliate of the IAEE - The International Association for Energy Economics).

The 2nd HAEE Energy Conference will focus on "The landscape in the new era of energy transition: Challenges, investment opportunities and technological innovations". The meeting will provide an excellent opportunity to discuss latest research results, exchange of ideas and experiences among experts and professionals engaged in academic, business, government, national and international organisations, working in all areas related to energy, environment and economy.

Opening keynote address: Ricardo Raineri Bernain, IAEE President Elect 2016; Professor at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.

Keynote speakers

  • Michael Jefferson, Editor, Energy Policy; Professor at ESCP Europe Business School; Senior Fellow, Department of Economics and International Studies, University of Buckingham.
  • Soteris Kalogirou, Editor-in-Chief, Renewable Energy Journal; Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Sciences and Engineering of the Cyprus University of Technology, Limassol, Cyprus.
  • James Smith, Co-editor, The Energy Journal; President-elect of the United States Association for Energy Economics; Cary M. Maguire Chair of Oil and Gas Management, Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University, Dallas.

Topics for discussion

  • How can countries prepare for the new era of global energy transition

  • Challenges, investment opportunities and technological innovations in the energy sector

  • Policies and measures towards a Europe Energy Roadmap to 2050

  • Global and EU climate policy and emission trading schemes

  • Mitigation and adaptation measures for global and regional environmental challenges

  • Regional geopolitical uncertainty and challenges in gas supply and transportation

  • Will alternative fuels (such as CNG, LNG, hydrogen, etc) help swift from the traditional hydrocarbon fuels in the transportation sector?

  • LNG and shale gas: security of supply and potential market developments

  • Industrial sector: challenges for the transition to a low-carbon economy

  • New perspectives for energy markets

  • Fluctuation of energy prices and their impact on regional policies

  • Regional energy supply and security

  • Energy related smart grids and their efficient management

  • Decentralized energy production and grid management

  • Decentralized networks: anticipated fact or future faux

  • Energy efficiency and storage: facilities and energy security

  • Technological innovation in energy storage

  • Smart energy and environmental sensing

  • Smart cities and their role to emerging energy technologies and consumers’ behavior

  • Energy efficiency in buildings: EU and regional approaches

  • Renewables and their potential for the East Med region

  • Green transportation: how will environmental compliance lead to increased costs

  • Ports and airports as energy hubs and prosumers

  • Development & deployment of electric vehicles fleet

  • Electric or green vehicles?

  • Environmental laws and barriers for their enforcement

Key dates and deadlines

  • Abstract submission: January 15, 2017
  • Notification of abstract acceptance: January 31, 2017
  • Submission of full papers: March 31, 2017

Conference chairs

  • Kostas Andriosopoulos, President of HAEE; ESCP Europe Business School, RCEM, UK
  • Spiros Papaefthimiou, Vice President of HAEE, Technical University of Crete, Greece
  • Conference secretariat: E-mail:

Further information about the conference is available on the event's website: