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Inaugural Lecture by Klaus-Dieter Borchardt and CSEI Anniversary

Date and time

Friday 25. November 2022 at 09:30 to 14:00

Registration Deadline

Friday 25. November 2022 at 09:00


CBS Auditorium PHRs20, Porcelænshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg CBS Auditorium PHRs20
Porcelænshaven 22
2000 Frederiksberg

Inaugural Lecture by Klaus-Dieter Borchardt and CSEI Anniversary

Copenhagen School of Energy (CSEI) invites you to our third anniversary and the inaugural lecture by Klaus-Dieter Borchardt as CBS adjunct professor.


The Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure (CSEI) conducts research in tomorrow’s energy infrastructure from an economic policy point-of-view to ensure a successful transition towards a new sustainable European Energy Infrastructure based on volatile and largely renewable energy sources. CSEI is funded by seven major donors from the energy sector.

Since 2019 CSEI is established as an independet European Research Center at the Department of Economics at CBS. Among its accomplishement, there are more than 80 scientific articles and grants for 15 research projects. CSEI cooperates closely with the European Commission on the development of the future energy infrastructure in Europe.

Programme of the day:

09.30-10.00  Arrival and light breakfast
10.00-12.00  CSEI Anniversary speeches and greetings
12.00-13.00  Inaugural lecture by Klaus-Dieter Borchardt and discussion
13.00-14.00  Reception

Klaus-Dieter Borchardt  worked as a civil servant for the European Commission for more than 30 years in various positions such as Head of Cabinet of Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel (Agriculture and Rural Development), from 2013-2018 as Director responsible for the Internal Energy Market at DG Energy, and since 2019 as Deputy Director-General at DG Energy, until he left the Commission in 2020. 

Borchardt holds a doctoral degree (Dr. jur.) in law and is also an expert in EU Law, having spent 12 years in the Commissions' Legal Service where he was responsible for state aid, internal market and agriculture. He is a Professor at the Julius-Maximilians-University in Würzburg, author of a standard textbook on EU Law, and co-editor of a commentary of the EU Treaties. Today, he works as Senior Energy Advisor at the European & Competition Law Practice at Baker McKenzie, Brussels.

We expect, that the EU Commission, other organisations, and our partners will be represented on senior level at the event.

Venue: Copenhagen Business School, Porcelænshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg, Auditorium PHRs20.

A final programme with all speakers will be sent out to all registered attendees.

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Organizer Contact Information

Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure (CSEI)
Phone: +45 3815 2224

Organizer Contact Information

Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure (CSEI)
Phone: +45 3815 2224