16th Economics of Infrastructures Conference

16th Economics of Infrastructures Conference

Fri 24 may 2013

09:15 - 10:00

Conference Chaired by:
Prof. Dr. Rolf Künneke, Section Head of Economics of Infrastructure


10:00 - 10:15


Prof. dr. Jeroen van den Hoven, Head of Department of Values & Technology

10:15 - 11:15

Keynote Speech

Moral Foundations of Social Institutions

Prof. dr. Seumas Miller, Professorial Research Fellow
Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (an Australian Research Council Special Research Centre) at Charles Sturt University (Canberra) 3TU Centre for Ethics and Technology at Delft University of Technology (The Hague)

11:15 - 11:30

Coffee Pause

11:30 - 13:00

Parallel Session A

  1. The Acceptability of Shale Gas: Value-Sensitive Design of Technologies & Institutions Workshop chaired by: Aad Correljé Presenting participants: Eefje Cuppen*, Udo Pesch, Behnam Taebi, Marloes Dignum, Tamara Metze (UvT), Mitchell T. Baer (US DoE), Aad Correljé
  2. Platform Wars for Socially Responsible Smart Metering in the Context of Smart Grids Workshop chaired by: Geerten van de Kaa Presenting participants include: Theo Fens, Geerten van de Kaa, third t.b.a
  3. What Makes (Offshore) Wind Energy Socially Acceptable? Workshop chaired by: Rolf Künneke Presenting participants: Patricia Schouten-De Groot (Deltares), Simona Negro (University of Utrecht), Rolf Künneke
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:00

Keynote Speech
The US Shale Gas Revolution, The Global Context, & The Social Conundrums

Dr. Mitchell Baer, United States Department of Energy, Director, Office of Oil and Gas Analysis, Office of Policy and International Affairs U.S. Department of Energy

15:00 - 15:30

Coffee Break

15:30 - 17:00

Parallel Session B

  1. Emergence of Decentralized Energy: Where's the Value? Workshop chaired by: Tim Cayford
    Presenting participants: Richard van Gemeert, Geoffrey Choy (Hydrogen Power Corporation), Arend Herwijn (Kiwa)
  2. What is the Role for the Network Operator in a Post-Liberalized Era? Chaired and presented by: Mark de Bruijne
  3. Up Stream – Down Stream: Securing Gas Supply and Demand and the Governance of the Gas Value Chain Workshop chaired by: Aad Correljé Presenting Participants: Gerard Dijkema, Jaap Janssen, Julia Trombetta, Aad Correljé
17:00 - 17:30

Closing Reception

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