Focus Day: Urban E-Mobility and Charging Infrastructure

08:50 AM - 09:00 AM Opening remarks by the conference chairman

Senan McGrath, Chief Technology Officer, ESB E-Cars

Senan McGrath

Chief Technology Officer
ESB E-Cars

09:00 AM - 09:20 AM Opening Speech: The Future of E-mobility and the guidelines of state support

Norbert Barthle, Parlamentary Secretary of State, Ministry of Transport and Public Infrastructure, Federal Republic of Germany

Norbert Barthle

Parlamentary Secretary of State
Ministry of Transport and Public Infrastructure, Federal Republic of Germany

09:20 AM - 09:50 AM KEY NOTE NEW Volkswagen – e-Mobility

Waldemar Schweigert, Director E-mobility Research & Development, Volkswagen AG

Waldemar Schweigert

Director E-mobility Research & Development
Volkswagen AG

09:50 AM - 10:20 AM Key Note Smart Intermodal charging in urban regions

Ulf Schulte, Chief Operations Officer, Allego BV / GmbH / BVBA

Ulf Schulte

Chief Operations Officer
Allego BV / GmbH / BVBA

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM Match and Win

Stakeholders introduce themselves and their ideasfor charging infrastructure development. Get to know each other and exchangeyour business cards.

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM Networking Break

  • Electric bus fleets and charging solutions
  • Solutionsfor commercial good transport
  • Promising strategies for accelerating the electrification of transit systems

Prof. Mats Alaküla

Senior Technical Advisor
AB Volvo

Ivo Cré

Deputy Director
Polis Network

Rafael Cuesta

Head of Innovation
Transport for Greater Manchester

Felix Kybart

VP Lead complete vehicle engineering bus
MAN Truck & Bus AG

12:20 PM - 1:50 PM Lunch Break

  • Is a big cost increase for public infrastructure reasonable?
  • What kind of infrastructure do we need?
  • What does the customer want?

Senan McGrath

Chief Technology Officer
ESB E-Cars

Simon Crowfoot

Board Director


Schneider Electric SE

Philippe Dupuy

Senior Project Manager EV / HEV Charging Infrastructure
Groupe Renault

Lutske Lindeman

Programmamanager Rotterdam elektrisch
City of Rotterdam
  • Motivating employers to go electric
  • Facilitating workplace charging
  • Incentives schemes and their effects

Senan McGrath

Chief Technology Officer
ESB E-Cars

Sander Ouwerkerk

Managing Director
The New Motion

Maarten Linnenkamp

Project Manager Electric Transport
Municipality of Amsterdam

4:20 PM - 5:30 PM Interactive Poster Session

Take part in a course with three stations. Profit fromthe opportunity to listen to three short presentations, discuss the topics andask your questions.

4:20 PM - 5:30 PM Station 1: What do customers really want? Lessons from 8 years in the Norwegian charging market

Ole Henrik Hannisdahl, Managing Director, Grøn Kontakt AS
  • How to create a customer-friendly charging network?
  • Do customers really know what they want?
  • How do you convert drop-in customers to regular customers?

Ole Henrik Hannisdahl

Managing Director
Grøn Kontakt AS

4:20 PM - 5:30 PM Station 2: The Interoperability of Networks

Thomas Daiber, CEO, Hubject GmbH Mark Steffen Walcher, CEO, smartlab GmbH
  • Possible solutions for integrating multiple networks under one system

Thomas Daiber

Hubject GmbH

Mark Steffen Walcher

smartlab GmbH

4:20 PM - 5:30 PM Station 3: Policies that work

Erik Lorentzen, Senior Advisor, The Norwegian EV Association
  • Which local, state, and federal policies are most promising in promoting transportation electrification?
  • How can these policies be secured?
  • What challenges and opportunities lie ahead?

Erik Lorentzen

Senior Advisor
The Norwegian EV Association
  • Who should carry the cost of charging infrastructure development?
  • What are the mayor technical and operational problems right now?

Harald Braun

Senior Manager Charging and EV-Services
Daimler AG

Gareth Dunsmore

Electric Vehicle Divisional General Manager
Nissan Europe SAS

Eric Feunteun

Electric Vehicle Global Program Director
Groupe Renault

Mick Cameron

Head of E-mobility
Jaguar Land Rover Ltd.

Carlos Bergera

Head of Green Mobility
Iberdrola Clientes

Hermann Blümel

Senate Department for Urban Development and Environmental Protection
City of Berlin