This program is provisional and may be subject to slight changes.
The final program will be announced by 31 July 2019.

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 1-5 Parallel Sessions TS 1-5 Parallel Sessions WS 1-5
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break Lunch Break Lunch Break
13:30 - 15:00 Parallel Sessions MS 6-10 Parallel Sessions TS 6-10 Parallel Sessions WS 6-10
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break Coffee Break Coffee Break
15:30 - 17:00 Parallel Sessions MS 11-15 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


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.