New Focus in DHC2018

DHC2018 will take place for the first time in Hamburg, Germany, and aims to promote new innovative ideas and practices among the DHC industry and research. 

Inspirations: Keynote Speakers 

Henrik Lund (Aalbord University, Denmark)

Ulrika Jardfelt (E.On, Sweden)

Bruno Lacarriére (IMT Altantic, France)

Paul Voss (EuroHeat & Power, Belgium)

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Critical Discussion: Panel Session " Buying and Selling Energy Grids"

Dr. Jens Libbe (German Institute of Urban Affairs, Berlin)

Ramazan Korkmaz (Ministry of Environment and Energy, Hamburg)

Lavinia Steinfort  (Transnational Institute, Amsterdam)

Tobias Gwisdalla (Steag GmbH, Essen)

Moderated by:  Maria GrajcarAlessandro Provaggi 

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New Thinking and Language: Graphic Recording 

For the first time in DHC Symposium, all keynote presentations will be graphically recorded by Nick Payne (visuology, UK) to encourage visual thinking and language as well as creativity in the DHC world.

Deeper Discussion: Best Inquirer Award

Those participants who contributed most to the discussion during the Parallel Sessions will be awarded at the Closing Ceremony! Be creative, critical, and challenge the presenters!

 Innovation: Excellence Award

The best papers selected by the DHC2018 Scientific Committee will receive IEA DHC Research Excellence Award with a prize of 1,000 USD.


All DHC2018 programs will be documented by Public Address