Advanced Training Course 2018


 

"Deployment of renewable energy solutions: challenges and opportunities"

Advanced Training Course 2018

Milan, 12-23 November 2018
5th Edition

 

Introduction

Renewable Energy Solutions for the Mediterranean and Africa, in partnership with Enel Foundation and in cooperation with Politecnico di Milano and Bocconi University, organizes the two weeks advanced training course that will be held in Milan from 12th to 23rd of november 2018.
The yearly training course, in its 5th edition, aims at providing participants with a set of technical, economic and regulatory core competences and advanced tools to assess and deploy the most appropriate solutions in different energy contexts for an efficient and effective integration of renewables in emerging electricity markets, whilst nurturing an international network of experts.
The course is addressed primarily to high-achieving individuals able to shape and deploy the future of energy systems in the Africa Region.
The course is addressed primarily to high-achieving individuals able to shape and deploy the future of energy systems in the Africa Region. The course will be held in English.

Target Audience

The target audience for this course is represented by high-achieving individuals serving in public institutions, energy companies, energy centers, universities and research agencies, operating in all the African Countries (Southern, Northern, Western, Eastern and Central Africa).

In total, 70 participants will take part to the training. Attendees applications  will be coming from the following sources:

  • RES4MED Network 40 High-achieving individuals coming from Sub-Saharan Africa and SEMCs. Places are available for open registration. The selected participants will be awarded the Enel Foundation Scholarship. that will cover tuition fee, travel and accommodation costs.
  • RES4MED members 10 professionals from (RES4Med Registration).
  • Italian Universities 10 Ph.D. or MD students and Researchers – (Free Registration)
  • Open Enrolment 10 professionals from International institutions or companies - (Full Open Registration)

The range of skills  will provide by the participants to the course will be wide, ranging from professionals with a regulatory background, program  to energy engineers. The synergy among professionals from different countries and with a different professional and educational background, will greatly contribute to the development of a fruitful and positive debate.

RES4MED-RES4Africa, Enel Foundatio, Politecnico di Milano and Bocconi University will promote a balanced gender mix in the selection of participants, therefore high significance is given to the attendance of women.

Costs and Facilitations

SUPPORT SCHEME and COSTS Beneficiary Covering costs and Items
Full scholarship (RES4MED) 40 SEMCs and Sub-Saharan African middle managers Flights, accommodation, board, transportation, class lectures, laboratories and plant visits.
RES4Med Registration
(PhD and MD students)
10 Professionals from RES4MED member network Class lectures, laboratories and plant visits (incl. transportation).
Full Open Registration
(Cost: 1.000 Euro)
10 Professionals from external institutions or companies Class lectures, laboratories and plant visits (incl. transportation).
Free Registration
(PhD and MD students)
10 Ph.D. and researchers from Italian universities Lectures, laboratories and plant visits (including transportation).

Application Procedure and Screening of Candidates

High-achieving individuals from Sub-Saharan Africa and SEMCs

Middle managers from public institutions, national authorities, energy companies, energy and implementing agencies, research institutes, TSOs, DSOs, research institutions and civil society organizations with a seniority between three and six years in the energy field and good knowledge of English.

A Selection Committee composed by

  • Roberto Vigotti, RES4MED/RES4AFRICA
  • Giuseppe Montesano, Enel Foundation
  • Francesco Grimaccia, Politecnico di Milano

will over-see the process and perform final selection of 40 candidates no later than sept 10th .

Applicants can register clicking the banner dedicated to the Advanced Training Course 2019 both on res4med.org or res4africa.org and enelfoundation.com

The evaluation of applicants will be completed on the basis of:

The Selection Committee will finalize is decision by Sept 10th  in order to give Enel Foundation the time to follow internal procedures with/by its compliance officer,  official approval will be given by September 17th and  RES4MED will send out an e-mail confirming admission to the Course. Selected applicants will then have to confirm attendance by September 21st.

Relevant dates for participants:

  • Submission deadline: by September 2nd 2018;
  • Notification of admitted attendees: by September 17th;
  • Confirmation by admitted applicants: by September 21st

Please note that all the applications for the full scholarship must be sent to training@res4med.org

Professionals from International institutions or RES4Med Members

The application must be sent by email to Politecnico course Secretariat (ATC2018@polimi.it). Politecnico di Milano will notify via e-mail those admitted to participate in the course. Selected applicants will have to confirm attendance by October 8st.

Relevant dates for Professional participants:

  • Submission deadline: by September 28th 2018;
  • Notification of admitted attendees: by October 5th;
  • Confirmation by admitted applicants: by October 8st

The Selection Committee will over-see the process and perform final selection.

Ph.D. students and Researchers from Italian Universities

Politecnico di Milano is responsible for over-seeing the Ph.D. students and Researchers application process and for final selection of candidates together with Enel Foundation. After evaluation of CVs and Motivation Letters, Politecnico di Milano will notify via e-mail those admitted to participate in the course. Selected applicants will have to confirm attendance by October 8th.

Relevant dates for participants:

  • Submission deadline: by September 28th 2018;
  • Notification of admitted attendees: by October 5th;
  • Confirmation by admitted applicants: by October 8th

The evaluation of applicants will be completed on the basis of:

  • Registration form, properly completed, compulsory (please download and fill the Registration Form model in the Documents section of this web page and send to ATC2018@polimi.it)
  • Curriculum Vitae, compulsory (.doc or .pdf, to ATC2018@polimi.it)

Relevant dates for Ph.D. students and Researchers from Italian universities:

  • Submission deadline: within 24th September
  • Notification of admitted attendees: within 6th October
  • Confirmation of the applicants: within 8th October

Course Structure

The structure of the course includes different modules that foresees 60 hours lectures on the main technical, regulatory and economics features of electricity markets and associated topics given by qualified international experts, academics and highly skilled technicians.

The training is structured to favor the exchange of experiences among participants by means of their direct involvement through fruitful interaction in group study activities and communal site visits.

The Advanced Training Course encourages participants to explore multidisciplinary approaches covering technical, economic and regulatory topics mainly integrating:

  • theoretical and academic sessions;
  • market perspective and industrial view.

Duration, Venue and Logistics

The training course will last two weeks (starting November 12th, 2018) and will take place at the Politecnico di Milano, at Bocconi University, at CESI and Friem Headquarter and at the Joint Research Centre of Ispra.

A certificate of attendance will be released by RES4MED and Enel Foundation at the end of the course.

All requested documents for registration need to be provided in English.

For any clarification needed please contact: Mrs. Flavia Pezzano (flavia.pezzano@res4med.org) and Mrs. Barbara Villa (+39 02 23993855) or send an e-mail to: ATC2018@polimi.it  and training@res4med.org.

Documents   


Agenda download 

Registration Form download