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ESEIA Lecture Series: 7th Lecture

21 September 2023 @ 19:00 21:00

Topic: De‐Fossilization of Industry and Mobility: How can it work?
Guest lecture by Georg Brasseur, former President of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Response 1: Walter Berger, Managing Director, voestalpine Research Services Donawitz
Response 2: Juergen Rechberger, Vice President, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell, AVL
Chair: Gerhard Murer, Forum Technology and Society, Anton Paar GmbH
Host: Helmut Eichlseder, Professor at the Institute of Thermodynamics and Sustainable Propulsion Systems at TU Graz

De-fossilising industries and mobility is crucial for achieving EU climate targets and ensuring the EU’s industrial competitiveness and strategic autonomy, as well as human well-being. The lecture brings together university and industry representatives from different fields to share their viewpoints on how to de-fossilise society. We will review the climate targets of the Green Deal, explore solution packages, and discuss the push and pull factors of the energy transition by 2050, as well as results from the EU-funded project RE4Industry. Our invited lecturer will lay out the topic, followed by two responses that focus on de-fossilising the steel sector and making the mobility sector 100% renewable. The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion and an open exchange with the audience on-site and online.

Register before 19 September 2023 to reserve your seat!

Organised by ESEIA in cooperation with TU Graz Forum Technology and Society, the Austrian Federation of Industries Styria, and the Austrian Universities of Technology (TU Austria), the lecture is part of the hybrid series Sustainable Energy Innovation Systems for Climate Neutrality. Please find more information about the ESEIA Lecture Series here. The event is supported by the Styrian Government.


21 September 2023
19:00 – 21:00
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