Programme overview

World Sustainable Energy Days 2004 - Programme Overview

European Pellets Conference3 March, 9.00-18.30 &
4 March, 9.00-12.30

Conference "Tomorrow's Buldings - Technology Trends put into Action 4 March, 9.00-13.00

European Green Electricity Forum

4 March, 14.30-17.00 &
5 March, 9.00-12.30

Evening event "Megatrends of sustainable energy"4 March, 17.30-21.00

ManagEnergy Workshop "The Buildings Directive - opportunities at a local level"5 March, 13.30-17.30

Poster Presentation3-5 March, 9.00 - 18.00

Exhibition & trade fair: Energiesparmesse4-7 March, 9.00 - 18.00

Guided tours of the "Energiesparmesse" in English/ Czech/ Italian/ French 5 March, 15.30 &
6 March, 10.30

The World Sustainable Energy Days offer a unique combination of events:

European Pellets Conference, 3 March, 9.00-18.30 & 4 March, 9.00-12.30
Pellets are a clean, CO2-neutral and convenient fuel with rapidly growing market shares and a key technology for increasing biomass utilisation. This event will provide in-depth information on technology innovation and market trends.

Conference "Tomorrow's Buildings - Technology Trends put into Action", 4 March, 9.00-13.00
This conference will offer insights into forward-thinking innovations in energy and buildings technologies. It will show how innovative solutions found by European researchers can be applied in practice.

European Green Electricity Forum, 4 March, 14.30-17.00 & 5 March, 9.00-12.30
The event will give an overview of the most recent green electricity trends around the globe. By presenting the most exciting results from R & D projects, the conference will contribute to making Europe's electricity production greener. Inspiring projects will show how this can be done.

Evening event "Megatrends of sustainable energy", 4 March, 17.30-21.00
This rare gathering of renowned experts from the spheres renewable energy, economy, science and philosophy will offer interesting solutions and impulses to the exciting question "What does the future of energy hold"?

ManagEnergy Workshop, 5 March, 13.30-17.30
A ManagEnergy Workshop which aims at promoting local initiatives for sustainable buildings.
"The Buildings Directive - opportunities at a local level"

Poster Presentation, 3-5 March, 9.00 - 18.00
The Poster Presentation offers you the opportunity to display, before a professional audience, successful initiatives and projects concerning energy efficiency and renewable energy sources implemented by your company or organisation.

Exhibition & trade fair: Energiesparmesse, 4-7 March, 9.00 - 18.00
In parallel to the World Sustainable Energy Days, the "Energiesparmesse", an exhibition and trade show dedicated to renewable energy sources and energy efficiency will be held. It attracts more than 800 exhibitors every year. Guided tours in English/Czech/Italian/French will be organised on 5 March, 15.30 and on 6 March, 10.30.


3-4 March 2004 Conference Venue
Stadthalle Wels, A-4600 Wels, Upper Austria/Austria Conference Languages
English, German, Italian and Czech/Slovak Conference fee
150 Euro; 200 Euro for all events of the World Sustainable Energy Days The conference is organised as a part of the ALTENER project "Pellets for Europe", which aims at increasing pellets markets in Europe - further information: How to reach Wels?

  • by railway: direct connections from Vienna, Linz, Salzburg, Munich, Brussels etc.
  • by road: A1 and A25 motorway
  • by air: airports Linz (17 km from Wels), Vienna (222 km), Salzburg (110 km), Munich (247 km)