The Cities & Citizens Energy Forum is a unique opportunity to learn about new engagement tools, successful projects and experiences from energy transition pioneers. During the different sessions, you will be able to discuss with local and European representatives how to reach ambitious climate and energy objectives together. However, we are making sure you will also have some fun and discover Heerlen, our host city!
During the week of the Forum, you will have the chance to…
Heerlen City Council will offer different tours to the Forum’s participants on Wednesday 22 and Friday 24 April.
The Forum’s moderator Eugene Quinn from Space & Place has developed the concept of Social Dining and successfully tested it in different cities. On the night of April 22nd, you can live like a local and get a sense of place in Heerlen. At the same time, this dinner will be a unique opportunity for locals to hear about your hometown! It will make for a conversation adventure, and a useful exchange of ideas.
Are you thinking about spending the weekend in the area? The city is offering to each Forum’s participant a free ticket to access one of the many local museums. From modern and contemporary art, to Hoensbroek medieval castle or the Roman bathhouses…Plenty of options to learn a little bit about Heerlen’s long and fascinating history.
With the project “La Pile”, the association City Mine(d) identified 14 electricity pioneers of today. An exhibition launched in May 2019 shows their achievements, ambitions and bottlenecks. We are bringing this exhibition to Heerlen with the help of the municipality. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn about great examples of electricity production at local level!
Want to know more? Check out the Side Events page on the Cities & Citizens Energy Forum Website
February 26, 2020