Thursday, 2 December 2021 (9.30-15.30)


Welcome addresses

9.30-10.00IntroductionPurpose, format, agenda and context of the conferenceJasminka Young
Programme director, RES Foundation
The first country in the entire world to ban the use of gas to heat buildings? Jørn Eugene Gjelstad, confirmed
Ambassador of Norway in Serbia
A journey of a thousand miles starts with the first steps: what lessons for WB6?Hristina Odzaklieska, confirmed
Deputy Minister of Environment and Physical Planning, North Macedonia
A climate-neutral Europe by 2050: EU impulse and national actionGertraud Wollansky, confirmed
Senior expert, Climate Ministry of Austria
BREAK (9.55-10.00)

PANEL1: The technology of “Ne to, 0!” heating

10.00-10.50BiomassClean heatFemke de Jong, confirmed
European Climate Foundation ECF
Solar & heat pumps Heatpumps per capita Denis Žiško, confirmed
Centre for Ecology and Energy,
Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
EfficiencyWhich comes first: Efficiency or clean renewable heatZdravko Stefanovski / Esad Smajlović, confirmed
Senior energy efficiency experts
PartnershipsWork together for quicker market developmentIvana Stevanović Ristić, confirmed
Sales director, Alfaplam
District heatingDecarbonising district heatingBojan Bogdanović, confirmed
Principal Fund Manager, Renewable District Energy at EBRD
10.50-11.30Q & APlenaryModerator: Aleksandar Macura, RES Foundation
BREAK (11.30-11.40)

PANEL 2: The principles of “Ne to, 0!” heating

11.40-12.30Sustainability of biomass exploitationA cubic meter saved is a cubic meter earned, to manage is to earnVladimir Nikolić, confirmed
Senior advisor of Forestry directorate of Ministry of agriculture, water management and forestry, Serbia
Eradicate energy poverty Many cannot co-finance their own upgrades: are current policies & schemes leaving them behind? Aleksandar Macura, confirmed
Programme director, RES Foundation
Gender aspects of changeGender-just energy policy at the local levelSvetlana Drakul, confirmed
Subsidies by The City of Užice, Serbi
HealthHeating choices, indoor air pollution and health protectionBranislava Matić-Savićević, confirmed
Institute of Public Health of Serbia “Dr Milan Jovanović Batut”
StandardsPhasing in eco-designNikola Vujović, confirmed
Senior energy efficieny expert, RES Foundation
12.30-13.00Q & APlenaryModerator: Tanja Popovicki,
RES Foundation
BREAK (13.00-14.00)

PANEL 3: Wrap-up
The region on the move to “Ne to, 0!” household heating

14.00- 14.50 Next step(s) Commitment in deeds, not words Stevan Vujasinović
Executive director, RES Foundation
Walking the talk: show me the money Economic and Investment Plan for the region: the heat is on Boris Ilijevski, confirmed
Project manager, Energy, environment and local infrastructure
Delegation of EU in the Republic of Serbia
How do we move forward?TogetherTomas Marques, confirmed
UNEP Regional Office for Europe, Geneva, Switzerland
Technical and financial assistanceEconomic and Investment Plan for the region: the heat is onSimon Martz, confirmed
Portfolio Manager KfW
Policy integrationRegional perspectiveJozsef Feiler, confirmed
ECF Director for South East Europe & Hungary
14.50-15.30Q & APlenaryModerator: Jasminka Young, RES Foundation