Energy Conference 2020

The Future of Energy

Energy 2030

The Conference

The Energy Club of the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management is organizing the Annual HHL Energy-Conference, taking place from the 23rd to 24th of April 2019 at “SpinLab – The HHL Accelerator” with the topic: 

The HHL Energy Conference 2020 is intended to provide an interdisciplinary platform for the exchange and discussion between business, politics and science about formative trends and problems, as well as innovative business models and sustainable solutions for shpaing the energy industry.

The energy sector is going to be subject to drastic changes, which will most likely change the face of the industry completely. The aim of the conference is to provide a platform for exchange and discussions about innovative and disruptive business models, formative trends and sustainable solution approaches for the shaping of the energy sector.

During the two-day event there will be expert key-note speeches, a case study challenge by Roland Berger, as well as a career fair to facilitate informal contact between students and the attending companies like strategy consultancies and other players from the energy setor.

 Food & Beverages as well as accommodation for the two nights in Leipzig (23.04 – 24.04.2020) will be covered by the HHL Energy Club! Participants ONLY have to pay for their trip to Leipzig!

  • 23.04 - Day one

    Until 9.00

    Arrival on  campus 

    9.00 - 14.00

    Keynote Speeches

    14.00 - 20.00

    Case Study

    20.00 - Open End

    Get-Together & BBQ / Drinks

  • 24.04. - Day Two

    9.00 - 12.00

    Presentation of Case Study Results in front of Jury

    12.00 - 15.30

    Keynote Speeches

    15.30 - 18.30

    Career Fair with all Sponsors and Speakers


    End of Conference

Speaker Highlights of Last Years Conference

Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart

Current State Minister for Economy, Innovation, Digitization & Energy

Martin Hoyer

Partner at Roland Berger

Phil Eisberg

Voltark GmbH

Christoph Kugel

Head of Energy Systems at Deutsche Energy-Agentur (dena)

Horst Dringenberg

Partner at A.T.Kearney

Prof. Dr. Peter Dold

Fraunhofer Center for Silicon Photovoltaics

Case Competition

Develop creative and innovative solutions to an interesting case study from the energy sector. In teams you will work on your solutions on the first day and present your findings to a panel of distinguished experts on the second day. The first, second and thrid place is awarded.

Keynote Speeches

Listen to inspiring and insightful keynote speeches by industry experts and discuss the current developments and challenges of the energy industry from a business, political and academic perspective.


Get to know students with a focus on energy and consulting from all over Germany and Europe, and establish valuable contacts to company representatives from our sponsors. Get in touch and learn more about job opportunities. For example with our last year’s partners on the career fair: 

Roland BergerA.T. Kearney, innogy Consulting, the European Energy ExchangeVoltark GmbH, the Fraunhofer Center for Silicon Photovoltaics, and the SpinLab – The HHL Accelerator

Paid Accomodation

All costs for food & beverages as well as accomodation during the conference in Leipzig will be covered by the HHL Energy Club. Participants only have to pay for their transfer to and from Leipzig. 


Applications for the HHL Energy Conference 2020 is not open yet! Applications are only possible as individuals and must include a CV and all relevant transcripts.

If you have any queries, contact us any time and send your request to