The Fossil Energy Coalition Conference


3rd & 4th November 2010

Cinquantenaire, Brussels


FENCO-ERA is a European Research Area Network with the overall aim of networking the national R&D activities in the field of fossil fuels energy conversion and CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS).


It was the aim of FENCO-ERA to strengthen European research skills in this area and Europe’s ability to compete in world markets against increasingly fierce international competition, through the coordination between national funding agencies and governments and the enhancement of the cooperation between National RTD Programmes.


A key deliverable of FENCO-ERA is to provide the basis for a durable European network of funding agencies for the development of zero emission power plant technologies.  This has now been achieved with the formation of FENCO-NET which is being formally launched at this conference.  FENCO-NET intends to complement and support the SET Plan of the European Commission.


The event is being held in the Cinquantenaire (Royal Museums of Art and History), Brussels and a draft agenda for the conference can be downloaded here.  Participants at the conference will include: Public Authorities and Agencies, Industrial and Other Stakeholders, NGOs.  Participation is free of charge and the event will take place over two half days starting at lunch time on 3 November and finishing after lunch on 4 November.


On the evening of 3 November, delegates are invited to a conference dinner which is also being held at the Cinquantenaire.   In addition, following the conference sessions on day 1, and preceding the dinner there will be an opportunity to view the America exhibition (download Flyer here)  within the Cinquantenaire .  This exhibition and the dinner will be free of charge to conference participants.


Accommodation is not being provided for this event, but a list of hotels is attached for information.


If you would like to attend this event, please complete and return the attached registration form to Sheena Newell, AEA tel: +44 (0)870 190 6207, email, stating clearly the activities that you wish to participate in.


Sheena Newell

On behalf of FENCO-ERA Coordination


Gemini Building

Fermi Avenue


Oxon  OX11 0QR

Tel: +44 (0) 870 190 6297

Fax: +44 (0) 870 190 6318



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