Market surveillance in Europe - the myths, the reality, the solutions - in the framework of the Energy labelling and Ecodesing Directives

Start/Stop Date:
07 May 2014
EPEEE - European Partnership for Energy and the Environment
EPEE offices (Grayling), Avenue des Arts, 46 – 1000 Brussels, 10.30-13.00
Focus Areas:
Energy labeling and ecodesign Directive
Type of Event:

10.30 Start and welcome by Andrea Voigt, EPEE Director General

10.35 Presentation by Robert Nuij, DG Energy, European Commission (Confirmed)

10.45 Presentation by Giel Linthorst and Edith Molenbroek, Ecofys (Confirmed)

10.55 Presentation by Alun Jones, European Environmental Citizens Organisation for Standardisation (Confirmed)

11.05 Q&A

11.15-12.00 - Parallel Roundtables – Tips, advice and best practice recommendations

Participants will be divided by tables, each table discussing one of the below themes under the supervision of a moderator. The idea is to generate debate and come up with concrete ideas and solutions.

Potential for the future: A stronger role in market surveillance for the EU, moderated by Hans-Paul Siderius, Senior Expert, Netherlands Enterprise Agency (confirmed)

Market surveillance at national level & cooperation: the Future options, moderated by Richard Frewin, Director of Enforcement, UK National Measurement Office (confirmed)

Many hurdles to overcome: Testing and third party verification, moderated by Chris Evans, Consumer Research Associates (confirmed)

What role for industry: private certification programmes as a support, moderated by Mike Rimmer, UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (confirmed)

12.00 Coffee break

12.30 Conclusions, Questions & the way ahead

For registration, please send an email to EPEE Secretariat by 30 April.