StandUp Academy 2018 / 18-19 April, lunch-to-lunch

Welcome to the StandUp Academy 2018

Drivers, challenges and major obstacles for Sweden’s energy transition

Date: 18-19 April, 2018 / lunch-to-lunch event

Place: Novapark Conference, Knivsta

If you missed the registration deadline, please contact
Late registrations will be subject to availability.


  • Maximum poster size is A0, portrait orientation.
  • You can find the STandUp logo and a poster template here.
  • Remember that the StandUp Academy is multidisciplinary so make your posters interesting for everybody! There will be a prize for the best StandUp poster.

Criteria for StandUp best poster award.


Wednesday, April 18
Moderator Agneta Persson
12:00-13:00 LUNCH
13:00-13:20 Welcome
StandUp for Energy – present and future
Roland Roberts, Director of StandUp
13:20-14:00 Keynote presentation
Innoenergy´s role in the EU Battery Alliance
Bo Normark, Senior Advisor, Power Circle
14:00-14:30 Securing materials for green/clean energy transitions
Mikael Höök, Natural Resources and Sustainable Development, UU
Challenges in the transition to electromobilty in Sweden
Oskar Wallmark, Electric Power and Energy Systems, KTH
14:30-15:00 BREAK
15:00-15:40 Building a secure, reliable electricity grid
Lars Nordström, Professor in Information Systems for Power System Control, KTH
15:40-16:10 A plug&play home energy management algorithm using optimization and machine learning techniques​
Kaveh Paridari, Electric Power and Energy Systems, KTH
Threat modeling of SCADA cyber attacks
Margus Välja, Software Systems Architecture and Security, KTH
16:10-16:30 BREAK
16:30-17:10 The function of law in the transition of the Swedish energy system – driver or obstacle?
Gabriel Michanek, Professor of Environmental Law, UU
17:10-18:40 Poster session with mingle and drinks
19:00-21:00 Dinner & StandUp Best Poster Award
21:00- Mingle at the bar
Thursday, April 19
Moderator Peter Nõu
08:30-09:30 Breakthrough technologies
Demonstration of a magnetic bearing in a Hydropower station
Urban Lundin, Electricity Division, UU
Battery Electric Aircraft – a real option for efficient and sustainable personal mobility?
Mauritz Andersson, Electricity Division, UU
Self-driving vehicles
Martijn Bout, Integrated Transport Research Lab, KTH
09:30-10:00 BREAK
10:00-11:00 Smart sustainable cities
Viable Cities – the Strategic Innovation Programme for smart and sustainable cities
Olga Kordas, Director of the Energy Platform at KTH
Uppsala City Energy Program & Roadmap Climate Positive Uppsala
Björn Sigurdson, Climate Strategist, Uppsala Kommun
11:00-11:20 BREAK
11:20-11:50 Clean energy islands
The transition to a  fossil-free Gotland
Stefan Ivanell, Director of StandUp for Wind, UU campus Gotland
11:50-12:10 Funding of collaborative projects in the Energy area
Ylva Bäcklund, EU coordinator, UU
12:10-12:30 StandUp information and closing words
Carmen Medina & Roland Roberts, StandUp coordination
12:30-13:30 LUNCH

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