5th International Solar District Heating Conference

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Register now for the 5th International Solar District Heating Conference in Graz, Austria!
Early-bird deadline extended: 26 February 2018!

The fifth edition of the International Solar District Heating Conference will take place on 11 and 12 April 2018 in Graz, Austria. It will focus on sharing market development and policy making experience, recent projects as well as latest trends in technology and system concepts. This established venue represents every time a great exchange opportunity between experienced and interested market actors, policy makers and researchers from all over Europe. The city of Graz, a pioneer and frontrunner in integrating solar thermal in its district heating network, is a particularly appropriate location to host the International Solar District Heating Conference and will offer perfect opportunities for technical tours within the event program.

Register now for this key event in the world of solar and renewable district heating!

Register now!
Please follow this link to register for the conference.

Please download here our preliminary programme!

Conference fee
Standard fee       Early bird fee
Two days attendance                         € 468,-                   € 384,-
Single day                                             € 324,-                   € 276,-
Speaker, two days attendence         € 300,-

The fees are incl. VAT. They also include the conference documents, the lunch breaks and the technical tour.
The deadline for early bird registration is extended to 26 February 2018 !

Sponsoring and exhibition opportunities

Please download here information about our sponsoring opportunities. Don't miss the chance to present your company at this important event!

Conference venue

Congress Graz
Schmiedgasse 2
8010 Graz, Austria

Travel and city information

The beautiful city of Graz is the state capital of Styria and the second largest city in Austria. Graz is still known as the cultural capital of Europe in 2003, since March 2011 Graz has also been selected as a City of Design by UNESCO. The landmark of Graz, the clock tower at the Schloßberg, stands majestically over the old Town of Graz.

Many roads lead to Graz, Austria’s second biggest city – fast, comfortable, cheap or eco-friendly. Whether you choose to come by plane, train or automobile the Graz Tourism information will have all relevant informations for you.

Other interesting links:
Map of Graz
Public transport

Accomodation and reservation

Graz offers a wide range of accommodation at different locations and prices, always with top-quality facilities and offering typical Styrian hospitality. In cooperation with Graz Tourismus you can book your room with this link.

If you have questions to accommodation and reservation do not hesitate to contact Ms Barbara Kollmann:

Barbara Maria Kollmann
Graz Convention Bureau
Graz Tourismus und Stadtmarketing GmbH
phone +43 316 8075 49

Program Committee

Progam committee chairs:
Christian Fink, AEE INTEC
Thomas Pauschinger, Steinbeis Research Institute Solites

Program Committee members:
Riccardo Battisti, Ambiente Italia
Jan-Olof Dalenbäck, Chalmers University
Christian Holter, SOLID
Heiko Huther, AGFW
Per Kristensen, Danish District Heating Association
Torsten Lütten, Savosolar
Gerald Moravi, Energie Steiermark Wärme GmbH
Cédric Paulus, CEA INES
Harald Poscharnig, GreenOneTec
Alessandro Provaggi, Euroheat and Power
Matthias Sandrock, Hamburg Institute
Simone Skalicki, Region Styria
Per-Alex Soerensen, PlanEnergi

Previous conferences:
Malmö, Sweden in 2013
Hamburg, Germany in 2014
Toulouse, France in 2015
Billund, Denmark in 2016

This conference is organized by:

  http://www.aee-intec.at/ http://www.agfw.de http://www.solites.de

With the support of:

http://www.hamburg-institut.com/ http://planenergi.eu/ http://solid.at/de/ http://www.raee.org/en/raee-regional-energy-and-environment-agency-in-rhone-alpes.html http://www.ambienteitalia.it/ http://www.izeb.eu/ http://ieo.pl/en/ http://www.cit.chalmers.se/en/our-subsidiaries/cit-energy-management/ www.verwaltung.steiermark.at https://www.euroheat.org/

With financial support of:


Gold sponsor
Silver sponsor
Bronze sponsors
Media partners
  www.solarthermalworld.org www.solarserver.com www.ehp-magazine.com