Danish Royal Visit to Germany 2015

Hamburg & Munich

19 - 21 May 2015

Sustainable Living

Program elements include:

Monday May 18th – Hamburg

15:30
Arrival at Hamburg Airport – Flight SK649 
Transfer from Hamburg Airport to Hotel Scandic Emporio
(If you booked your own flight and would like to join the airport transfer, please sign up at: delegation@bcdtravel.dk)  

18:00 – 19:15
Welcome briefing (Danish delegation only)
Location: Emporio, Room Freiraum, 23rd Floor
Dammtorwall 15, 20355 Hamborg

18:00 - 18:05
Welcome by H.E. Ambassador Per Poulsen-Hansen
18:05 - 18:10
Welcome by Jens Holst-Nielsen, Confederation of Danish Industry
18:10 - 18:15
Welcome by Nynne Norman Scheuer, Danish Chamber of Commerce
18:15 - 18:20
Welcome by Mette Jasper Gammicchia, Danish Agriculture and Food Council, and Lars Ramme Nielsen, VisitDenmark

18:22 - 18:25
“Danish Exports to Germany at a glance” by Thomas Jørgensen, Danish Embassy
18:25 - 18:40
“Doing Business in Germany” by Rasmus Banke, Banke Aps
18.40 - 18:50
Overall program and practicalities
by Peter Sand and Thomas Jørgensen, The Trade Council, Germany
18.50 - 18:55
Q & A

18.55 - 19:15
Parting up in sector tracks and handing out welcome packages and programs
Sector responsible and business organizations
Sustainable Living (Freiraum I & II)
Healthy Living (Lounge Area)
Tasty Living (Aussichtsreich)
Stylish Living (Logenplatz)

19:15 - 19:30
Break

19:30 - 19:45
Transfer from Hotel Scandic Emporio to restaurant The Parlament. Please contact BCD Travel to sign up for transfer.

19:45 - 22:30
Informal dinner (Danish delegation only - own expense)
Sign up through BCD Travel at: delegation@bcdtravel.dk
Location: The Parlament, Rathausmarkt 1, 20095 Hamburg

22:30 
Transfer back to Hotel Scandic Emporio


Tuesday May 19th – Hamburg

09:00 – 10:15
Registration and welcome

10:15 – 10:45
Grand Opening

10:45 – 11:00
Transfer to seminar
 
11:00 – 12:30
Sector Seminar: “Danish Architecture – shaping Lives of People
Royal participation expected. The event will be taking place in English.
Location: Emporio, Dammtorwall 15, 20355 Hamborg

11:00 - 11:10
Opening Keynote: "Danish architects - global challenges"
Lene Espersen, Managing Director, The Danish Association of Architectural Firms
11:10 - 11:20
"How low can we go? How green can we live?"
Wilhelm Berner-Nielsen, Partner, Head of Healthcare-design, Arkitema
11:20 - 11:30
"Heating solutions that in an aesthetic and innovative way underline the architecture"
Søren Clausen, Managing Director, Meinertz
11:30 - 11:40
"Manufacturing change. How intelligent material choices save energy and change the architecture"
Peter Thorning, CEO, Fiberline Composites
11:40 - 11:50
"Sustainable Liveability: What does it mean in real life architecture?"
Torben Juul, CEO, Creative Director, Founding Partner, ZESO Architects
11:50 - 12:00
"Danish experiences and solutions – Introduction to networking"
Finn Mortensen, Executive Director, State of Green
12:00 - 12:30
Networking session

12:30 – 13:00
Transfer to Business Lunch for the Danish and German participants. Registration not necessary.
 
13:00 – 14:30
Business Lunch and networking with invited German guests

14:40 – 15:00
Transfer to Sector Conference for the Danish and German participants. Registration not necessary.
 
15:00 – 17:15
Sector Conference & Networking:
“Liveable and Energy Efficient Cities of the Future”
Royal participation expected. The event will be taking place in English.
Location: HafenCity Universität, Holcim Auditorium, Überseeallee 16, 20457 Hamburg

15:00 - 15:10
Welcome: Setting the scene
Jens Holst-Nielsen, Director - International Trade & Market Development, The Confederation of Danish Industry (DI)
15:10 - 15:20
Keynote: HafenCity Universität
Walter Pelka, President, HafenCity Universität Hamburg
15:20 - 15:30
"The big picture: Integrating energy systems the Danish way"
Jens-Peter Saul, CEO, Ramboll Group
15:30 - 15:40
"Energy efficiency in buildings: The building envelope"
Volker Christmann, Managing Director, Deutsche ROCKWOOL
15:40 - 15:50
”An integrated approach to liveable and energy efficient buildings”
Sebastian Dresse, CEO, VELUX Deutschland
15:50 - 16:00
"Energy efficient buildings: From components to solutions and services"
Mads F. Prebensen, Group Senior Vice President, Grundfos
16:00 - 16:20
Panel discussion with Jens-Peter Saul, Volker Christmann, Sebastian Dresse,
Mads F. Prebensen
Moderator: Christian Noll, Managing Director, DENEFF

16:20 - 16:35
Coffee break

16:35 - 16:45
"Energy efficiency in industry & commercial buildings: Financing the green transition with ESCO projects"
Mads Brøgger, Director of Sales, Scanenergi Solutions
16:45 - 16:55
"Disruptive solar solution for commerce and industry – no subsidies involved"
Karsten Nielsen, CEO, GreenGo Energy
16:55 - 17:05
"Energy saving hydronic systems: The development of hydronic heating and cooling systems"
Rene Effelsberg, General Manager DACH, Frese Armaturen
17:05 - 17:15
Q&A
Frese Armaturen, GreenGo Energy, Scanenergi Solutions

17:15 – 17:30
Transfer to Hotel Scandic Emporio for Danish and German participants. Registration not necessary.

17:30 – 18:30
Break
 
18:30 – 19:00
Transfer for Danish company representatives from Hotel Scandic Emporio to Grand Dinner. Includes return transfer. Please register here

19:00 – 22:30
Grand Dinner
Dress code at the Grand Dinners is informal attire / dark suit worn with white shirt and necktie.
(Three seats, with opportunity to buy extra seats, each DKK 2,000 + VAT)
Location: Handelskammer Hamburg, Adolphsplatz 1, 20457 Hamburg
 
22:30 - 23:00
Transfer to Hotel Scandic Emporio for company representatives. Please see information regarding registration above.

Wednesday May 20th – Hamburg/Munich

Individual activities / Transport to Munich

BCD Travel booking:
08:45
Transfer from Scandic Emporio to Hamburg Airport
(If you booked your own flight and would like to join the airport transfer, please sign up at: delegation@bcdtravel.dk)

11:00
Departure for Munich – Flight LH2065

12:15
Arrival at Franz J. Strauss Airport Munich. Transfer to Hotel Eden Wolff. (If you booked your own flight and would like to join the airport transfer, please sign up at: delegation@bcdtravel.dk)

14:45 - 15:15
Transfer to seminar from Hotel Eden Wolff. Includes return transfer. Please register here

15:15 - 17:15
Cross sector seminar “Doing Business in Southern Germany”
Seminar gives an introduction to business in Bavaria and is organized for our Danish delegation.

Moderation: Mette Hørning, lawyer and adjunct professor at Aalborg University.
Location: Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology, Invest in Bavaria, Prinzregentenstr. 28, 80538 Munich
Language: English
 
15:15 - 15:20   
Welcome by Dr. Hübschle, Executive Director, Invest in Bavaria
15:20 - 15:25   
Welcome by Helle Meinertz, Consul and Executive Director, Innovation Centre Denmark, Royal Danish Consulate Munich
15:25 - 15:40   
"Bavaria at a glance", Dr. Hübschle, Executive Director, Invest in Bavaria
15:40 - 16:00   
Michael Kehlet, Vice President Europe Central, LEGO
16:00 - 16:20   
Søren Hovmand, CEO, Hovmand GmbH
16:20 - 16:40   
Anders Warming, Head of MINI Design, BMW
16:40 - 16:45   
Discussion
16:45 - 17:15   
Networking

17:15 – 17:30
Transfer to Hotel Eden Wolff. Please see information above regarding registration.
 
17:30 – 18:30
Break
 
18.30 - 19:00
Transfer to Grand Dinner from Hotel Eden Wolff for company representatives. Includes return transfer. Please register here

19:00 – 22:30
Grand Dinner
Dress code at the Grand Dinners is informal attire / dark suit worn with white shirt and necktie.
(Three seats, with opportunity to buy extra seats, each DKK 2,000 + VAT)
 
22:30 - 23:00
Transfer to Hotel Eden Wolff for company representatives. Please see information above regarding registration.


Thursday May 21st – Munich

08:00 – 08:30
Transfer to venue from Hotel Eden Wolff for Danish company representatives. Please register here
 
08:30 – 09:00
Registration and welcome

09:00 – 09:30
Grand Opening

09:30 – 10:20
Transfer to Sector Conference for the Danish and German participants. Registration not necessary.
 
10:20 – 12:30
Sector Conference: “The Future of Smart and Sustainable Cities”
Royal participation expected. The event will be taking place in English.
 
10:20 - 10:35
Opening keynote
Thomas Bustrup, Deputy Director General, Confederation of Danish Industry
10:35 - 10:45
"Smart and integrated city planning"
Peter Daw, Cities Projects Developer, Global Centre of Competence Cities, Siemens
10:50 - 11:00
"Transforming cities for the better: Making cities more liveable, competitive, and sustainable"
Jens-Peter Saul, CEO, Ramboll Group
11:00 - 11:10
Setting the scene: "The future of smart and sustainable cities"
Wolfgang Steiner, CEO Germany, Designit
11:10 - 11:20
"The future of mobility"
Dr. Thomas Becker, Vice President Government and External Affairs, BMW AG

11:20 - 11:40
Coffee Break and Networking

11:40 - 11:50
"Energy efficient buildings: From components to solutions and services"
Martin Palsa, General Manager, Grundfos
11:50 - 12:00
"Smart and sustainable waste solution"
Rasmus Banke, CEO, Banke Acessory Drives
12:00 - 12:30
Panel discussion
Banke Accessory Drives, BMW, Designit, Grundfos, Ramboll, and Siemens
Moderator: Finn Mortensen, Executive Director, State of Green

12:30 – 13:00
Transfer to Business Lunch for the Danish and German participants. Registration not necessary.
 
13:00 – 14:30
Business Lunch and networking with invited German guests

14:30 – 15:00
Transfer to Sector Roundtable for Danish participants. Transfer to Löwenbräukeller for German participants.

15:00 – 16:30
Sector Roundtable: The plans for sustainable city planning for the city of Munich, meeting with the city authorities (TBC)
(Danish delegation only)
Location: BMW Pavilion (TBC)

16:30 – 17:00
Break/transfer

17:00 – 17:30
Debriefing

17:30
Transfer to Hotel Eden Wolff for the Danish delegation. Registration not necessary.
End of the Danish Trade Delegation to Germany.

BCD airport transfers and flights

17:00 – Transfer from Eden Hotel Wolff
20:00 – Flight LH2084 from Munich to Hamborg
20:15 – Flight BA8226 from Munich to Billund
19:00 – Transfer from Eden Hotel Wolff
22:00 – Flight SK1660 from Munich to Copenhagen

(If you booked your own flight and would like to join the airport transfers, please sign up at: delegation@bcdtravel.dk)