03-04 April: Chairpersons' meeting on Energy, including some aspects of innovation, paying special attention to the circular economy
On 3 and 4 April, the States General will organise a thematic conference on energy entitled 'Energy, including some aspects of innovation, paying special attention to the circular economy' . The main question of this conference is: How do we accelerate a cost-efficient transition to a clean, competitive and safe energy future?
The minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, the Vice-President of the European Commission, Maroš Šefčovič, and European Commissioner Karmenu Vella will speak in turn in the plenary morning programme.
This will be followed by a panel discussion with several international guest speakers. In the afternoon, the group will split up into four sub-sessions:
• Energy infrastructure and security of supply
• Energy savings: Energy-saving cities
• Sustainable energy sources
• Circular economy