Geoprogress Global Forum 2017

 2nd Geoprogress Global Forum

International Conference on


September 7-8, 2017, Bruxelles


The “Geoprogress Global Forum (GGF)” is an international initiative promoted by the  Geoprogress Journal,  which  is an open access e-journal,  submitted to a double-blind peer review, edited by Geoprogress. This is a non-profit organisation founded by Italian academics out of various disciplines and universities for  contributing to the progress of humanity, namely to build a better world, and enhance peace and well-being, interdependence between nations, emancipation from starvation and other humiliating deprivations .

The GGF is open to scientists, experts, politicians and anyone around the World who wants to contribute to overcome the above problems. Furthermore it would contribute to initiate a people global network with the same world concept and intentions and therefore help to urge the international policies of their States in the same direction. Each edition focuses on different problems of territory development, from local to global scale, and  debates policies, management models and  action proposals.

In the edition 2017, the second, the GGF intends to focus on energy security and sustainability needs  facing the present market and resistances to change. In particular, it aims:

  • to analyze current energy geography, which involves great differences in energy problems in different territories and requires different solutions and overall a new re-launch of cooperation among  people for a sustainable development;
  • to discuss the strategies of energy security for humanity in sustainability and put forward policies and regulations, nationally and internationally.

Its purpose is not only to give continuity to the debate concerning the global  environment  issues that should be constantly in the spotlight of the scholars and public decision makers;  but also  to try to further  involve the scientific community in the global problems. This community should contribute not only  to find techniques, of production and organization, that are increasingly sustainable, but also to identify and remove resistances and obstacles toward the diffusion of such techniques and toward the satisfaction the energy needs of billion people.

This international conference is the main moment of the Forum, which then continues both with the publication of scientific papers and developing the debate over the web


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Contributions of the 2nd Geoprogress Global Forum

C. Boldrini – EU Sustainable Energy Cooperation: Policies and instruments – European Commission

D. Chello – Does sustainability need international co-operation? – Medener

B. Di Pietro -Preliminary analysis of the potentual benefit of thermoregulation systems and individual metering of heat consumptions in the Italiana residential building stock – ENEA 

R. Garcia – Crowdfarming wind farms in Champagne Berrichonne: towards acceptability of facilities – CEDETE Laboratory, University of Orleans

O. Janin – Contractors: the essential link to efficient refrigeration & air conditioning – AREA

S. La Motta – Energy Transition: the role of international cooperation and technology transfer – ENEA

V. Lemort – Comparison of three electrical space heating systems in low energy building for smart load management – Liège Université

M. Pastorelli – Hybrid models for the evaluation of energy sustainability in urban areas – Politecnico di Torino

G. Pede – Road transport electrification, a new highway to energy saving – ENEA

A. Provaggi – European Energy transition Policies and Technologies – EUROHEAT & POWER

M. Bresso – Intervention – European Parliament Member