Summary of Conference

The Global Energy Interconnection(GEI) offers a unique opportunity to develop and utilize global clean energy and further promote energy sustainability worldwide. To assist in realizing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, GEIDCO has been working with its members and partners on concept promotion, technology innovation, research and planning, as well as projects cooperation in the energy sector.

The GEI Forum 2017 will held on September 26, 2017 in Beijing, P.R.China,and it will provide a platform to catalyze cooperation between parties with the common interest in GEI. This forum will focus on discussing key issues related to the developments of GEI and the consolidation of partnership among global partners.

More than 300 participants, including representatives from the international organizations, embassies, leading enterprises, universities, and research institutes, will share GEI latest achievements and exchange newest ideas in the coming Forum.


Opening Remarks

Moderator: Mr. Shu Yinbiao, Vice Chairman of GEIDCO, Chairman of State Grid Corporation of China
8:30-9:10 Introduction
"GEI Day" Announcement
Speech: Senior Representative from National Development and Reform Commission
Keynote Speech: Mr. Liu Zhenya, Chairman of GEIDCO

Global Consensus

Moderator: Mr. Yang Kun, Executive Vice Chairman of China Electricity Council
Keynote Speech
1. Mr. Mohamed Shaker Elmarkabi, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy of Egypt
2. Mr. Li Yizhong,Deputy Director of the CPPCC Economic Committee, Former Minister of Industry and Information Technology
3. Mr. Corrado Clini, Former Minister for Environment Department of Italy
4. Mr. Jorge Heine, Ambassador of Chile to China
5. Mr. Wei Jian'guo, Vice President and Secretary General of China Center for International Economic Exchanges
6. Mr.Dhia Khaled, Ambassador of Tunisia to China
10:10-10:25 Coffee Break

Global Action

Moderator: Mr. Tomas Kaberger, Executive Board Chairman of Renewable Energy Institute
Keynote Speech
1. Mr. Cao Zhi'an, President of China Southern Power Grid Co., Ltd.
2. Mr. Diego Ramiro Guelar, Ambassador of Argentina to China
3. Mr. Cheng Wei, Founder and CEO,Didi Chuxing
4. Mr. Michael Sterling, Chairman of the Energy Sub-group of Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering
5. Mr. Qiao Baoping, Chairman of China Guodian Corporation
6. Mr. U Thit Linn Ohn, Ambassador of Myanmar to China

Opportunity & Future of GEI

Moderator: Mr. Richard Schomberg, Chairman of System Committee on Smart Energy of IEC, Vice President of Smart Energy Standardization of EDF
Panel Discussion
1. Mr. He Jiankun, Deputy Director of National Climate Change Committee
2. Mr. Saifur Rahman, President-elect of IEEE Power & Energy Society, Joseph Loring Professor & Director of Advanced Research Institute of Virginia Tech
3. Mr. Huang Qili, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering
4. Mr. Cedrik Neike, Board Member of Siemens AG
5. Mr. Rodrigo Costa, Chairman and CEO of Redes Energ├ęticas Nacionais
6. Mr. Wu Gang, Chairman of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd

Signing of Cooperation Agreement

Moderator: Mr. Liang Xuming, Chief Technology Officer of GEIDCO
12:20-12:30 Cooperation Agreements between GEIDCO and MoERE, CIER, OLADE


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