The Conference has the honor to present three world wide distinguished scientists as Key note speakers (in alphabetical order):

Dimosthenis Asimakopoulos
Organization of primary employment: Professor of Environmental Physics, Department of Physics, former Rector of the University of Athens, Panepistimioupolis, Building Physics 5, 157 84 Athens, Tel. +30 201 727 6920, E-mail:, mob.+30 6974322610.
Education: Diploma and Ph.D, University College London, Electronic and Electrical Eng. Dept., DSc.University of Athens, School of Physics and Mathematics.
Professional Experience. UCL academic personnel, Researcher WPL/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration USA, visiting professor at Polytechnic School of Torino and Trier University. Vice Rector and Rector of the University of Athens, Director at the National Observatory of Athens, President of the National Center of Marine Research, President and Executive Director of the Euginidion Hospital, Chairman of the Research Account Committee and Director of the Center for Continues Education of the University of Athens, Vice President of the Onasion Cardio Surgical Center, Vice President of the European Environment Agency.
Main Fields of Scientific Directions: Coordination of Large Scientific and Teaching Programs, Study of Physics of the Built Environment, Air Pollution, Instrumentation Technology, Renewable Energy Sources, Climatic Change.
Published Work: Over 707 articles int'l scientific journals, Conferences and scientific Reports.
Decorations: PhD., D.Sc., Fellow of the Institute of Electrical Eng., (FIEE, UK), Chartered Eng. (UK), Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society, (FRMS, UK), Member of the Technical Chamber of Greece, (GR), Chartered Eng. (GR), Fellow of the Hellenic Meteorological Society, (GR) Member of the European Environment Research Organisation, (EERO), Foreign Member of the Georgian Academy of Sciences, Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. Member of the Euro Mediterranean Academy of Arts and Sciences –Head of the Greek Chapter. Lord Notarius of the Alexandrian Patriarch. Saint George Great Cross of the Hellenic Church. Decorations from National and International Organizations for his contribution and Management of large programs.

Prof John (Ioannis) K. Kaldellis: PhD, Mechanical Engineer (National Technical University of Athens), Business Administration Diploma (University of Piraeus). He obtained his PhD in 1988 from NTUA sponsored by Snecma–Dassault, France and Bodosssakis Foundation, Greece. Since 1993, Professor at Mechanical Engineers Department, University of West Attica (UWA, former TEI of Piraeus). Director of the SEALAB and Scientific Director of MSc in Energy Systems and of MSc in Energy and Environmental Investments. He is also Chief-Director of Center for Technological Research for Piraeus and Islands. His research interests include feasibility analysis of energy sector applications and projects, technological progress in wind, hydro and solar energy market, hybrid energy systems, energy storage issues, social attitude towards renewable energy applications and environmental technology-air pollution. In this context he has been the Scientific Responsible and/or member of the Research Team for many international and national research projects. Prof Kaldellis has published six books concerning Renewable Energy Applications (4) and Protection of the Environment (2). On top of these, he is the Editor of the book entitled "Stand-alone and hybrid wind energy systems: Technology, energy storage and applications" and he is also the Editor of the "Wind Energy" Volume of the Comprehensive Renewable Energy Encyclopaedia by Elsevier. He is currently Associate Editor of the Renewable Energy International Journal, member of the Editorial Board of several International Journals (Applied Energy, Sustainability, etc.) and reviewer in more than 50 International Journals in the Energy and Environment Sector. He is the author of more than 150 scientific papers in peer reviewed Journals and more than 400 papers in Scientific Conferences and has more than 3500 citations in his research work (h-index (Scopus) -33). Since 2015 he is the Scientific Responsible of the TILOS-Horizon 2020 research program.

Frangiskos V. Topalis, Ph.D., Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National Technical University of Athens. He teaches the courses of lighting, rational use of energy in electrical installations, quality assurance and high voltage systems. He is director of the Lighting Laboratory. His area of specialization is photometry and lighting systems. He is author of several text books on lighting. He has coordinated several projects in the field of photometry, lighting, rational use of energy in lighting installations and of the development of lighting control systems and luminance measuring systems with imaging sensors.

Prof. Dr. Thamir A. Hasan Al-Najafi was born on April 22, 1965, in Al-Kadhimiya, Baghdad, Iraq, he hold a PhD. Degree in Materials – Nanotechnology and he is the president of Al-Karkh University of Science.
Prof. Thamir A. Hasan has many published books related to the nanotechnology are: "Nanocomposite Fabrication Of PANI-CNTs Nanofiber For Chemical Sensing"(2015) and Nanostructures Zinc Oxide (ZnO) Synthesis with Hydrothermal Method and more than 15 research papers targeted to Development of Nanosensors in Nuclear technology, Development of Nanosensors in Nuclear Waste Water" and Hydrothermal growth of nanostructured Zinc oxide" published in international journals. He has many gold and silver medals due to his participation in many international conferences. He is also a member in IFIA.