Announcement of 2nd Keynote Speaker

The 2nd keynote speaker at EnviroInfo 2014 will be Dr. Jörg Hermsmeyer, Head of Department of Research and Development at EWE AG. The topic of Dr. Hermsmeyer’s keynote will be “The transformation of the energy system in Germany and its challenges”. He will give his keynote on thursday morning, September 11th.

Dr. Jörg Hermsmeier has studied Mechanical Engineering in Paderborn, Aachen and Coventry. He earned his doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) at RWTH Aachen in the department of machine elements and machine design.
Following his occupation as a scientific assistant, Dr. Hermsmeier became project manager for European and Asian ventures of the company REpower Systems AG. Subsequently, he managed the drive engineering division within the department of product development.
Since 2008, he is head of the Research and Development department of EWE, a big German power company, in Oldenburg.
Moreover, Dr. Hermsmeier is chairman of the steering committee Innovation, Research and Development of the BDEW in Berlin. He is spokesman of the advisory committee of the lower Saxony initiative for energy storage and systems and member of diverse scientific research facilities in Germany.