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The Summit Programme – a 2-day high level summit programme focusing on:

The creation of an unbundled, competitive, digital and sustainable power market. An update on the current situation, what has been achieved so far? What are the implications of new environmental policies? How do you prepare your business for the digital energy transition and the changing role of the consumer? What role will the uptake of renewables play in the creation of a completive and sustainable power market? What are the international lessons learned in the transition towards a liberalized energy market?

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The Hub Programme – a 2-day in-depth programme focusing on the practical experiences in the field of:

The uptake on new technologies. What role will blockchain play in the future energy market? What will be the effect on the current business model? How to we move from a single to a two-way communication model? How to create a smart network system? Update on the latest technologies, including ICT, cloud platforms, IoT, sensors and many more.

The evolution of the grid. The reform of the power sector will have a massive impact on the grid. How can we ensure a smart and secure network? How to cope with the growing amount of decentralized energy? How to develop grid intelligence? Best practice case studies sharing insights in the latest smart grid projects.

Large Energy User Day. The role of the consumer is changing, moving from a consumer to a prosumer, a key stakeholder in China's power reform. How will this role evolve in the upcoming years? Insights from leading projects on how to gain opportunities from this new energy world.

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In the complex environment in which the smart energy industry finds itself, the need for innovation and change is apparent and happening. Adopting new technologies, acquiring new talents or forming new partnerships can empower the industry to create positive change. The Initiate! community, by including all players in the eco-system - startups, students, young professionals and established professionals - intends to support and stimulate this change and drive the industry forward!

The Initiate! Programme connects all levels of the smart energy community and encourages discussion, challenges ideas and helps the industry visualise what the future could look like!

Initiate! is where you need to be if you want to be among the bright minds of the future gathering to discuss, share and pilot your ideas and innovations with the more established professionals from the industry.

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