Social Entrepreneurship in the Energy Transition

Mark your calendars for an enlightening panel discussion on social entrepreneurship in the energy transition, happening on April 15th! Our event brings together four distinguished speakers, each bringing a unique perspective, alongside our esteemed moderator.

Date: Monday April 15th
Time: 18h30 - 22h00
Location: Campus Group T, 3000 Leuven

Meet our panel:

Tom Willems (Ecopower/SeaCoop):
With extensive experience in renewable energy project development, Tom Willems has been a driving force in promoting sustainable energy practices. As a key figure at EcoPower, a cooperative energy supplier, and Rescoop Vlaanderen, Tom has contributed significantly to shaping genuine energy policies.

Dirk Holemans (Coordinator of Oikos Think Tank):
Combining academic expertise with political insight, Dirk Holemans advocates for sustainability and economics. His book "Omgroei" reflects his deep commitment to fostering sustainable practices. As the coordinator of Oikos Think Tank, Dirk offers invaluable insights into how the energy transition aligns with broader sustainability and economic principles.

Stijn De Jonge (Cofounder of EXTRAQT and CORE):
As a professor at KU Leuven and the founder of Extraqt, Stijn De Jonge brings extensive knowledge in sustainable renewable heat and communal heating networks. His involvement with CORE from its inception underscores his dedication to pioneering sustainable solutions.

Sophie Gorlé (Business Development Manager Energy at Arcade Groep):
With a decade of experience at Elia and now at Arcade, Sophie Gorlé is actively shaping the energy landscape. Her focus on providing energy services aligns with the goal of promoting inclusive and equitable energy transition projects.

Moderator - Anton Gerits (General Coordinator at REScoop Vlaanderen):
Guiding our discussions will be Anton Gerits, the General Coordinator of REScoop Vlaanderen. With REScoop.Vlaanderen at the helm, Anton embodies the spirit of citizen-driven energy initiatives.

The Panel Discussion starts at 19h00 until 20h15. Stick around for a delightful reception where you can mingle, network, and delve deeper into the topics discussed. Connect with like-minded individuals, forge new collaborations, and spark meaningful conversations over refreshments

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to be part of the conversation driving sustainable innovation and social impact. Reserve your spot now and join us on April 15th at Campus Group T in Leuven by filling out the form:


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