The Green Mind University is a dynamic forum for international and multifaceted discussions on pressing sustainability issues. After a first successful edition, the GMU will be held on the 22nd of May 2018 in Brussels. This annual gathering offers a comprehensive one-day program along with exclusive opportunities to network and learn from each other. Around 300 people are expected to attend this event where various opinion leaders and specialists from the private and public sectors, as well as the academic world, will come to share and exchange their views on the issues of:


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2017's edition

Report of 2017’s edition


Confirmed Speakers

Damien ERNST / Professor at the University Of Liège

Energy: the clash of nations

Detailed biography of Prof. Damien Ernst

Francesco CONTINO / Associate Professor at Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Internal Combustion Engine is the new black

Detailed biography of Prof. Francesco Contino

Benny KIM / International Partnerships Fellow at Greentown Labs

Greentown Labs: The largest cleantech startup incubator in the US

Detailed biography of Benny Kim

Hélène DE VESTELE / Director at Edeni

How to teach the necessary changes without remaining at the stage of awareness?

Detailed biography of Hélène De Vestele

Viridiana LEITÃO / Senior Researcher at the National Institue of Technology (Brazil)

Green chemistry and industrial biotechnology at the National Institute of Technology: Initiatives on biomass and agroindustrial residues conversion

Detailed biography of Viridiana Leitão

Wouter FLORIZOONE / Climate & Mobility Expert

Focus on mobility challenges and opportunities for medium sized cities 

Detailed biography of Wouter Florizoone

Patrick HENDRICK / Professor at the University of Brussels

Hydrogen as the only seasonal storage option ?

Detailed biography of Patrick Hendrick

Jurgen VERMEULEN / Consultant and Business Development Manager at Trinomics

The environmental impacts of the sharing economy

Detailed biography of Jurgen Vermeulen

Andreea STRACHINESCU / Head of Unit New Energy Technologies and Innovation, EU Commission

The EU framework for the development of Smart cities and communities

Detailed biography of Andreea Strachinescu

Quentin RENOY / Product Manager – Battery Energy Storage System, Tractebel

From decentralized power generation in developing country to developed country

Detailed biography of Quentin Renoy

Samuele FURFARI /Professor at the Free University of Brussels
And Advisor to Deputy Director-General, DG Energy, European Commission

The changing world of energy and the geopolitical challenges

Detailed biography of Samuele Furfari

Ayse ASATEKIN / Professor at the Tufts University, Boston, USA

Smart Polymers for Better Membranes: From Water Treatment to Energy Efficient Manufacturing

Detailed biography of Prof. Ayse Asatekin

Jean-Pierre CHISOGNE / General Manager at CE+T Energrid

Microgrids for commercial and industrial facilities: Challenges and opportunities

Detailed biography of Jean-Pierre Chisogne

Richard DELAHAY / Managing Director at Sustainability Consult

#WhatBrandsWant – Brand perspective on biomaterials

Detailed biography of Richard Delahay


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