School Program

Monday 25/06

13.00 – 14.00 Arrivals and Registrations
14.00 – 14.15 Welcome address

  • M. Fermeglia – Rector,  University of Trieste
  • I. Garofolo – Director, Department of Engineering and Architecture, Trieste
  • Vanni Lughi, Ciamician School Director
14.15 – 15.00 Filippo Giorgi – Global Warming: Evidence, Risks and Mitigation Options
15.00 – 15.45 Maurizio Fermeglia – Energy as a Global Challenge
15.45 – 16.30 Arturo Lorenzoni – The energy market: a final user perspective
16.45 – 17.30 Alessandro Costa – Dynamics of the modern energy market: industry perspective
17.30 – 18.15 Vanni Lughi – Energy Supply Chain
18.15 – 19.00 Cristiano Biacchi – ERG Evolving Energies
19.30 – 21.00 Dinner

Tuesday 26/06

7.30 – 13.00 Excursion
13.30 – 14.30 Lunch
14.30 – 15.15 Alessandro Massi Pavan – Alternative and Renewable Energy Technologies
15.15 – 16.00 Alessandro Massi Pavan – The breakthrough of photovoltaics
16.00 – 16.45 Vanni Lughi – Current photovoltaic technologies
17.15 – 18.00 Vanni Lughi – Third generation photovoltaics
18.00 – 18.45 Alberto Bertucco – Biofuel and biomass fuel production
19.30 – 21.00 Dinner

Wednesday 27/06

8.30 – 9.15 Rebecca Todd – Energy storage systems for power networks
9.15 – 10.00 Vincenzo Ferreri – Blockchain and storage systems
10.00 – 10.45 Bruno della Vedova – Geothermal Sources: Heat and Power
11.15 – 12.00 Filippo Spertino – Technical-economic issues affecting the capacity factors of wind energy
12.00 – 12.45 Filippo Spertino – Wind power
14.00 – 19.00 Excursion
19.30 – … Dinner & Party

Thursday 28/06

8.30 – 9.15 Fabio Morea – Energy efficiency
9.15 -10.00 Paolo Fornasiero – Role of photo-catalyst design energy related technologies
10.00 – 10.45 Rodolfo Taccani – Fuel cells and hydrogen: the post-Fukushima strategy
11.15 – 12.00 Rodolfo Taccani – Power generation. Today and tomorrow
12.00 – 12.45 Alessandro Massi Pavan – Economic Indicators
14.00 – 19.00 Free time – Open discussions
19.30 – 20.30 Dinner

Friday 29/06

9.15 – 10.00 Giorgio Sulligoi – Evolution of the electrical systems
10.00 – 10.45 Francesco Grimaccia – Forecasting tools for distributed generation and renewables integration
11.15 – 12.00 Romeo Danielis – Electric cars: total cost of ownership and market prospects
12.00 – 12.45 Vanni Lughi – Conclusions
13.00 – 14.00 Final exam

Format and Contents – Fees and Fellowships – Apply