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Join Us and Share Your Experience

Professionals and researchers are invited to become speakers at the Sustainable District Energy Conference. Speakers are invited to submit summaries or abstracts and share their latest findings, research and experience with the global district energy community in one or more of the themes below, see image. Note the addresses can be based on experience and lessons learned or conventional scientific papers.

By clicking on the red button on the bottom of this page, you will be directed to the request form. The process is simple and should only take a few minutes. The Conference Committee will review speaker request. Deadline for submission is 1st of April 2019.

Send questions and comments to our team at info@sdec.is.

Towards a low carbon society

  • District heating role in meeting the Paris agreement commitments
  • Efficient use of resources
  • Sustainable district energy, technology and solutions
  • Developing sustainable thermal grids
  • Environmental benefits of sustainable district energy
  • Air quality and improved quality of life
  • De-carbonizing district energy
  • Low carbon district energy networks

Laws, regulation
and consumer relations

  • Paris accords and district energy
  • Sustainable development goals
  • National energy policies
  • Legal frameworks
  • Regulations and Best practice
  • Consumer relations – tariffs, markets
  • Privacy and consumer relations
  • Innovative technological solutions

The future of district and cooling

  • Future sources for district heating
  • CHP district heating technology
  • Risk management and risk mitigation
  • Data, digital infrastructure and IT
  • Smart district energy
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Public private partnerships
  • Sustainable waste heat utilization
  • New approaches to business models & financing, business development

Local solutions and technology

  • Local sustainable solutions
  • Trigeneration
  • Controls and optimization
  • Thermal energy storage solutions
  • Cooling technologies and strategies
  • Design implementation & operations
  • Expansion of existing DE systems – challenges
    and solutions
  • Microgrids
  • Increasing efficiency
  • Piping network design and requirements
  • Operations and maintenance
  • CHP district heating technology
  • High temperature CHP geothermal district heating

Special focus given to:

  • The expansion of geothermal energy utilization and district energy
    – Low temperature sources and district heating
    – Opportunities in high temperature CHP geothermal district heating
  • Small scale district energy – Focus on smaller utilities and communities and the opportunities district energy offers
  • Cased studies, examples and best practice
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