YES-Europe Annual Conference

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One day event for students and young professionals to learn, connect and engage on topics related to energy and sustainability.

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Are you passionate about the energy transition and sustainability? Curious to learn about the energy sector and ways to fight climate change? Looking for a community to engage and develop your professional skills?

YES-Europe launches 2021- 2022 programme with a one-day event on the energy transition. With keynotes, workshops and panel discussions on energy and sustainability, this event is design for students and young professionals to learn and engage in interactive discussions with experts from the energy field.

You will also have the chance to discover YES-Europe community, achievements as well as goals & developments for the upcoming year. It will be the chance for local and international communities to get together and meet each other - and for you to learn more about us and find out how you can join us!


Morning sessions: workshops

  • Workshop on Strategic Leadership toward Sustainability with Kurt Klusch, Sustainability Consultant & Juliana Salamone, Founder & Director @Antesis Sustainability
  • Workshop on Public Policy with Beatriz Ildefonso, Researcher & Policy Team Lead @YES-Europe

Afternoon sessions: talks on energy & sustainability

  • Ashutosh Misra, Head of Sustainability @Air Liquide
  • Diala Hawila, Programme Officer @International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
  • Dimitri Zogg, President @YES-Europe
  • And many more speaker to be revealed soon!

Evening sessions: YES-Europe get-together

Community get-together and new members welcoming to get to know each other, discuss our projects and kick-off the 2021-2022 programme. We're looking forward to meeting you!

*Register now to access workshop registrations and join our annual conference!*

Do you have any questions about YES-Europe (Young leaders in energy and sustainability) activities or the event? Visit our website or send us an email to

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A little bit of History:

YES-Europe (Young leaders in Energy and Sustainability) grew out of a conference held at EPFL (Switzerland) in May 2016 that brought together 50 students from 9 European countries and various disciplines to brainstorm what impact we can make on solving the energy trilemma.  The aim of YES-Europe is to connect and empower young people passionate about energy and sustainability across Europe.

Who are YES-Europe-ers?

We are a community of 800+ (and growing) students and young professionals from various disciples who are the future energy leaders of Europe and the world. The YES-Europe Strategy Team is made up of 15 leaders from across Europe who volunteer their time to build this community.

What do we do?

Our non-profit organises events: First, the annual conference held previously in Lausanne, Madrid, Berlin, the Hague. Then, regional events where the local teams organise energy facility visits, meetings with the industry, team discussions, etc. Finally, international events such as a 300 people online Climathon or a summer camp. Added to events, we also publish reports, organise webinars and are becoming active at the EU policy level. More info on our website!

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