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Strategic Energy Technology Plan conference 2010

A Belgian EU Presidency conference

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Mr. DIRK VAN MELKEBEKE

 

Mr. Dirk VAN MELKEBEKE 

Secretary-General, Flemish Government – Department Economy, Science and Innovation

 

Biography

Dirk Van Melkebeke (°1954) studied social and economic history and was secretary of the ‘Bond Beter Leefmilieu’ from 1982-1988. Later he was appointed as director of the permanent secretariat of the Environment- and Nature Council of Flanders and administrator-general of the Flemish Energy Agency.

Since 1988 Dirk Van Melkebeke worked for several ministerial cabinets: De Batselier, Baldewijns, Stevaert, Bossuyt, Vandenbroucke and Lieten. In this function he built up expertise in fields such as energy, mobility and public works.

From April 1, 2010, he works as secretary-general of the Department of Economy, Science and Innovation, that takes a large part of the policy preparations in these three areas for its account.
Dirk Van Melkebeke is also co-opted member of the Board of Directors of the Fund for Scientific Research - Flanders (FWO).

 

Programme 

Chair, Opening Session
15 November 2010 - 13h30

Welcome speech evening programme

15 November 2010 - 20h30

Conference conclusions

16 November 2010 - 16h25