Annual Conference 2022

Youth paving the way towards a sustainable future

22.4. – 23.4.2022

Torino, Italy

The Annual Conference is YES-Europe’s yearly main event. Its 2022 edition is organized by the joint forces of YES-Europe and PoliENERGY and will be held in the city of Torino, on April 22nd, 23rd at Stellantis’ Heritage HUB. The Annual Conference’s two main goals are to get our community together for a few days of getting to know eachother, team bonding, fun activities, networking and sharing of ideas and to promote the topics of energy, sustainability, environment and technological innovation, including european and international speakers and guests from companies, startups, associations, together with researchers and professionals.

The Annual Conference will follow a hybrid modality: during the two days, for the 200 live participants there will be keynotes, panel-discussions, workshops and conferences. Panels and conferences will be streamed online.


Annual Conference 2022


22.4. – 23.4.2022


Heritage HUB Stellantis, Torino, Italy

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8:15 – 9:15 AM – Registration

9:15 – 9:45 AM – Annual Conference 2022 Kick-Off – YES-Europe and PoliENERGY presentation

9:45 – 10:30 AM – Renewable energy sources to boost sustainable development
Panel Discussion

Moderator: Jacopo Sala (YES-Europe)
Speakers: Paolo Cherubini (EnGreen), Stephan Schwarzinger (Compile), Nicolò Stevanato (PoliMI)

9:45 – 11:15 AM – Decarbonization, Decentralization, Digitisation – The 3D Trends of Energy Transition
Workshop organizer: Power Reply

10:45 – 11:15 AM – IREN presentation and networking

11:15 – 11:45 AM – Bosch presentation and networking

11:15-12:45 PM – Smart cities and energy communities: development roadmap and opportunities
Workshop organizer: Compile

11:45-12:45 PM – Energy Communities: the curvy path towards prosumption
Panel Discussion

1:00 – 2:00 PM Lunch Break
Food is provided if you attend the morning and afternoon session of the day

2:00 – 3:30 PM – Vehicle-to-Grid in Local Energy system
Workshop organizer: Stellantis

2:00 – 2:30 AM – Power Reply presentation and networking

2:30 – 3:30 PM – Energy storage solutions for a cleaner energy transition
Panel Discussion

Moderator: Victor Yip (YES-Europe)
Speakers: Tomi Medved (Compile), Franco Anzioso (Free2Move eSolutions), Giulio Buffo (IREN) and Lorenzo Meraldi (NHOA)

3:30 – 5:00 PM – New energies for future: an innovative paradigm for a decarbonized economy
Workshop organizer: Iren

3:30 – 4:15 PM – The future of nuclear energy
Panel Discussion

Moderator: Marco Alciati (PoliENERGY)
Speakers: Giuseppe Francesco Nallo (Nucleare e Ragione), Andrea Barbarino (newcleo), Laura Savoldi (PoliTO), Massimo Zucchetti (PoliTO)

4:15 – 4:45 PM – Compile presentation and networking

5:00 – 5:45 PM – Innovation thinking to enhance the energy transition
Interactive conference

Moderator: Livia Kalossaka (YES-Europe)
Speakers: Anh Nguyen (Stim Shift), Diana Shendrikova (PoliMI), Piera Della Porta (CDILabs)

8:30 – 9:00 AM – Registration

9:00 – 10:00 AM – Circular Economy and Life Cycle Assessment
Panel Discussion

Moderator: Francesco Carrone (PoliENERGY)
Speakers: Matteo Guglielmino (Stellantis), Massimiano Tellini (Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center), Giovanni Andrea Blengini (PoliTO), Francesca Demichelis (PoliTO)

10:00 – 10:30 AM – Stellantis presentation and networking

9:00 – 10:30 AM – Placing youth at the center of the sustainable energy transition
Workshop organizers: EYEN, YES-Europe, PoliENERGY

10:30 – 11:15 AM – Social media and climate action
Panel Discussion

Moderator: Ximena Marinucci (PoliENERGY)
Speakers: Andrea Grieco (AWorld), Asia Guerreschi (Climate Reality Project), Giovanni Cartapani (Glac-Up)

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM – Sustainable Food and Drink Production
Panel Discussion

Moderator: Daniele Castrignanò (PoliENERGY)
Speakers: Lucia Marocco (Drype), Christine Brombach (Zurich University), Stefano Occhetti (Occhetti)

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM – Sustainable choices for optimizing your product design
Workshop organizer: PoliTo Sailing Team

12:00 – 12:30 PM – Reda presentation and networking

12:30 – 1:30 PM – Biodiversity and climate change
Panel Discussion

Moderator: Sara Nyberg (YES-Europe)
Speakers: Jost Von Hardenberg (PoliTO), Domenico Vito (Climate Reality Project), Guido Cencini (ZeroCO2)

12:00 – 1:30 PM – Approaching decarbonization challenges
Workshop organizer: CDILabs

1:30 – 2:30 PM – Lunch Break

Food is provided if you attend the morning and afternoon session of the day

2:30 – 4:00 PM – Cross-cutting impacts of decentralized renewable energy solutions
Workshop organizer: Engreen

2:30 – 3:00 PM – CDI presentation and networking

3:15 – 4:00 PM – Sustainable Fashion
Panel Discussion

Moderator: Camalia Hamdi Cherif (YES-Europe)
Speakers: Francesca Boni (Il Vestito Verde), Niccolò Cipriani (Rifò), Luca Bruschi (Reda)

4:00 – 4:30 PM – Ending of the Annual Conference

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