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Day 1 (9 September) Day 2 (10 September) Day 3 (11 September)
08:00 - 08:45 Registration Registration Registration
08:45 - 09:00 Opening Session
09:00 - 09:45 Keynote Address 1 Keynote Address 3 Keynote Address 5
09:45 - 10:30 Keynote Address 2 Keynote Address 4 Keynote Address 6
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Parallel Sessions MS 1-4 Parallel Sessions TS 1-4 Parallel Sessions WS 1-4
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:00 Parallel Sessions MS 5-8 Parallel Sessions TS 5-8 Parallel Sessions WS 5-8
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 Parallel Sessions MS 9-12 Panel Sessions on
EU Projects
Closing Session
17:00 - 19:00 Welcome Reception
(Porto Cálem Tour
and Port Wine Tasting)
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19:00 - 23:00 -- Gala Dinner
Awards Ceremony
(Douro River Cruise)

  EU Projects:  

Panel sessions will take place for three EU Horizon 2020 (H2020) Projects:


INTERPLAN: INTERPLAN is a project that aims to provide an INTEgrated opeRation PLANning tool towards the pan-European network, to support the EU in reaching the expected low-carbon targets, while maintaining network security. In this session, INTERPLAN will be holding a technical workshop titled "Innovative Network Operation Planning Tool for the TSO and DSO". For more information, visit the INTERPLAN's official website at
More details on INTERPLAN's session are available at


FEEdBACk: The core objective of FEEdBACk is to promote, stimulate and deliver energy efficiency through behavioural change. In this context, speakers from the FEEdBACk consortium will be hosting a panel session titled "Fostering Energy Efficiency and BehAvioural Change through ICT – The FEEdBACk Project". For more information regarding the project, visit FEEdBACk's official website at:

EU-SysFlex Logo

EU-SysFlex: The aim of the EU-SysFlex project is to identify issues and solutions associated with integrating large-scale renewable energy and create a plan to provide practical assistance to power system operators across Europe. In this context, members of the EU-SysFlex consortium will hold a panel session to discuss the current progress, challenges, and solutions developed throughout the project. For more information, visit EU-SysFlex's official website at:

The three sessions will run in parallel on the second day of the conference from 15:30 to 17:00.

  Social Program:  

Welcome Reception: guided tour of the historical Porto Cálem wine cave cellars and museum.
Gala Dinner: An exclusive dinner aboard a three-hour boat cruise of the Douro River .
Buses are available for all participants to and from FEUP campus for both events.
A special "accompanying person" registration is available to cover only the social program.
Note that lunches and coffee breaks are not covered by "accompanying person" registrations.