PLENARY SESSION — 9:30 – 11:00

Challenges and opportunities for solar in the European Clean Energy package 
Ruud Kempener , Policy officer, Unit “Renewables and CCS Policy” –  European Commission
PV Market in the world : Trends and outlook
Gaëtan Masson, Becquerel Institute
PV Market in Flanders : Trends and outlook
Jozefien Vanbecelaere, ODE
PV Market in Wallonia & Brussels : Trends and outlook
Jehan Decrop, EDORA

PARALLEL SESSION 1 : The latest technical evolution — 11:30 – 13:00

Modules & cells : evolution of performances, optimisation, yield and bifaciality
Eszter Voroshazi – IMEC/Energyville
Modules & cells: evolution of prices and impact on PV competitiveness
Philippe Macé – Becquerel Institute
Solar and Batteries : latest developments
Jeroen Büscher, VITO
Hydrogen panels: unlocking the solar potential
Dr. ir. Jan Rongé Postdoctoral researcher, KU Leuven

PARALLEL SESSION 2 : New business models & Innovations — 11:30 – 13:00

Grid parity & the end of the net-metering : perspectives for prosumers
Benjamin Wilkin, APERe
Vehicle to Grid :  a new opportunity for PV
Philippe VangeelAVERE
Smart. Connected. Decentralized. Digital. Take off into tomorrow’s world of energy
Michaël Remedios Oliva, SMA
Crowdlending & PV Projects: New Business Opportunities
Zeno Bonduelle – Eneco

PARALLEL SESSION 3 : Commercial and Industrial PV — 14:00 – 15:30

Comparison of the 3 support schemes in Belgium for Commercial and industrial PV
Jehan Decrop, EDORA
Kristal Solar Park – story of the biggest park of Benelux
Bram Claeys, Engie
Perpetum Energy – the largest solar carport in the world
Jérôme Flament, Perpetum
Power purchase agreements : opportunities for PV
Sven Goethals, Baywa r.e.
The Solar O&M Best Practices Mark
Maté Heisz, Solar Power Europe

PARALLEL SESSION 4 : Residential PV and solar Communities — 14:00 – 15:30

Comparison of the 3 support schemes in Belgium for residential PV and solar communities
Wannes Demarcke – ODE
Collective Self-consumption in France, Feed-back and challenges
Alexandra Batlle – Tecsol (France)
Tarification structure in Flanders : today & in the future
Leen Vandezande – VREG
Pricing challenges of renewable energy communities

Energy communities in Brussels : Pilot projects
Daphné BENZENNOU – Sibelga

PLENARY SESSION  — 16:00 – 17:30

Sponsors Session
Huawei/Wattkraft – Jens Van Hove
Eneco – Geoffroy Meyns
Engie – François Thoumsin
Baywa r.e. – Thomas Lechat
Solarclarity – Jurgen Van de Sompele