Dr. Berger is head of the innovation lab for German software consultancy ITP. His blockchain solution for the energy sector, OurSolarGrid.org is a spinoff of ITP which was shortlisted for the GTEC Blockchain Innovation Award in May 2016.
Mr. Sachy is the Blockchain Designer for startup DAJIE and a contributor to the Dyne Foundation's Freecoin, which has been funded by the EU. DAJIE is a participant in Rockstart's Smart Energy Accelerator program. The company aims to deliver an affordable, modular, scalable toolkit for energy smart grids and the Internet of Things.
Mr. Sachy will be joined by his colleague Alex D'Elia, CTO and co-founder of Dajie and a specialist in smart grids, mesh networks, Internet of Things and renewable energy supported by decentralized infrastructures.
Dr. Mihaylov is a researcher at Vrije Universiteit Brussel's Artificial Intelligence Lab where he is focused on renewable energy, smart grids and blockchain technology. His work on NRGcoin has won awards at international symposia and has been covered by Bitcoin Magazine and Intel's iQ.
All of the speakers will participate in a panel discussion on the future of energy on the blockchain led by session chair Jos Röling senior IT architect at IBM with a focus on the Internet of Things and the Blockchain in energy and utilities. Mr. Röling will also give an introduction to some of the opportunities and risks that the Blockchain presents to the energy industry.
Science and tech journalist, Krijn Soeteman, who writes for Tweakers, will co-chair the sessions.