Presentations and Webcasts


Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3A | Session 3B | Session 4 | Session 5


Session 1: Welcome

Moderator: Andrew Wyckoff (OECD), Director of Science, Technology and Industry.


First opening speech by HE Cristina Narbona Ruiz (Ambassador of Spain), Permanent Representative of Spain to the OECD and former Minister of Environment

HE Cristina Narbona Ruiz


Second opening speech by Zoran Stančič (European Commission), Deputy Director-General, DG Information Society and Media

Zoran Stančič



Session 2: Introducing smart ICTs for green growth

Moderator: Jørgen Abild Andersen (Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Denmark), Director General and Chair of the OECD ICCP

Jørgen Abild Andersen   Video

Introducing key environmental challenges.
Helen Mountford (OECD), Deputy Environment Director (elect).


The growth of ICT innovation in cleantech: smartening up dumb assets.
Richard Youngman (Cleantech Group), Managing Director Europe and Vice President, Global Research.

Richard Youngman Presentation [pdf] Video

Using energy data analytics for consumers, utilities and the environment.
Alex Laskey (Opower, United States), President and Co-Founder.


Smart Grids in the Developing World.
Rahul Tongia (Center for Study of Science, Technology, and Policy, CSTEP, India), Programme Director, Energy and ICTs.

Rahul Tongia Presentation [pdf]




Session 3A: Smart Technologies

Moderator: Mario Tobias (BITKOM, Germany), Managing Director.

Mario Tobias   Video

Benefits and barriers to the smart grid, the Korean example.
Gyu Myoung Lee (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, ETRI, Korea), Invited Researcher.

Gyu Myoung Lee Presentation [pdf] Video

Smarter water management through sensor-based networks.
Ian Oppermann (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, CSIRO, Australia), Director, CSIRO ICT Centre.

Ian Oppermann Presentation [pdf] Video

Integrating smart energy and water systems – opportunities and challenges for ICTs.
Antonio Pires Santos (IBM), Energy and Utilities Leader.

Antonio Pires Santos Presentation [pdf] Video


Session 3B: Smart Life-Styles

Moderator: Fabienne Pierre (United Nations Environmental Programme, UNEP), Associate.

Mario Tobias   Video

Smart meters as a basis for advanced utility consumer services.
Karl Derler (Linz AG, Austria), Managing Director.

Karl Derler Presentation [pdf] Presentation [pdf] Video

How do smart meters impact energy consumption of individuals and households
Mari Martiskainen (University of Sussex, United Kingdom), Research Fellow, Sussex Energy Group.

Mari Martiskainen Presentation [pdf]

Environmental opportunities from context-aware and mobile computing for individuals.
Hiroyuki Morikawa (University of Tokyo, Japan), Director, Morikawa Laboratory..

Hiroyuki Morikawa Presentation [pdf] Presentation [pdf] Video

Privacy issues related to smart technologies
Lillie Coney (Electronic Privacy Information Center, EPIC), Associate Director. 

Lillie Coney Presentation [pdf]




Session 4: Smart ICTs for electric mobility – the need for integrated energy and transport systems

Moderator: Bill St. Arnaud, Green IT expert, Canada

Bill St. Arnaud   Video

A utility view on the role of ICT applications for electric mobility.
Paul Mulvaney (Electricity Supply Board, ESB, Ireland), Managing Director ESB ecars.

Paul Mulvaney Presentation [pdf] Video

A major city view on smart ICT applications for electric mobility.
Maarten Linnenkamp (City of Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Programme Manager Air Quality Improvement Department.

Mari Martiskainen Presentation [pdf] Video

A private sector view on ICT applications for country-wide electric mobility.
João Jesus Caetano (Center for Excellence and Innovation in the Automotive Industry, CEIIA, Portugal), Mobi.E R&D Programme manager.

João Jesus Caetano Presentation [pdf] Video

An ICT sector perspective on opportunities and challenges for integrated electricity and transport systems.
Jesús Bermejo (Telvent, Spain), R&D manager.

Jesús Bermejo Presentation [pdf] Video

An empirical regard on integrated smart grids and smart mobility pilot projects (MeRegio Mobil)
Hartmut Schmeck (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT, Germany), Informatics Institute, Faculty of Economics and Business Engineering.

Hartmut Schmeck Presentation [pdf]



Discussion statement by Philippe Crist (International Transport Forum, ITF), Analyst.

Lillie Coney Presentation [pdf]



Session 5: What policies to enable smart ICTs for Green Growth?

Moderator: Jørgen Abild Andersen (Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Denmark), Director General and Chair of the OECD ICCP

Jørgen Abild Andersen Bill St. Arnaud   Video

Linking the US National Broadband Plan with energy and environment policies.
Tracey Weisler (Federal Communications Commission, FCC, United States), Senior Advisor

Tracey Weisler Presentation [pdf] Video

The Dutch ICT and Energy programme.
Michel Verhagen (Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Netherlands), Deputy Director, ICT policies division.

Michel Verhagen Presentation [pdf] Video

Green ICT and Smart Community: The Japanese Approach.
Yoshiaki Tojo (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, METI, Japan), Director, Information Services Industry division.

Yoshiaki Tojo Presentation [pdf] Video

A snapshot of Egypt’s Smart ICT Policies.
Nevine Tewfik (Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, MCIT, Egypt), Director, Information Infrastructure division.

Nevine Tewfik Presentation [pdf] Video


Stakeholder Statements

  • Joseph Alhadeff, (representing the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD, BIAC), Vice President for Global Public Policy and Chief Privacy Officer, Oracle Corporation
  • Lillie Coney (Electronic Privacy Information Center, EPIC), Associate Director (representing the Civil Society Information Society Advisory Council to the OECD, CSISAC)
  • Bill St. Arnaud (representing The Internet Technical Advisory Committee to the OECD, ITAC), Green IT expert, Canada



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