International Ruhr Energy Conference

12th INREC 2023 - Uncertainties in Energy - Markets, Systems & Decisions

September 05 - 06, 2023 in Essen

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INREC 2023 Conference Program (last updated August 30th, 2023)

Additional Information: All concurrent session speakers will have approximately 30 minutes (including discussion - e. g. 25 min talk, 5 min discussion) to present their paper. There will be a notebook in the session rooms for you to present your slides. Please bring your slides on a usb stick in pdf oder power point format.

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Thank you to all who submitted contributions for INREC 2023!  All accepted authors were informed on July 11, 2023. We look forward to seeing you all in Essen!

Full papers can still be submitted for the Best Paper Award until August 07, 2023 via INREC-Tool 

Deadline Extension until June 26th 2023

We are pleased to announce an extension of the deadline for submitting abstracts until June 26, 2023.

To find more information about the conference, including registration details and submission guidelines, please see registration and submission or download the call-for-papers with more information about the conference themes and submission requirements.

We look forward to receiving your abstracts via INREC-Tool  and to your participation in the INREC 2023. Don't miss this opportunity to contribute to the advancement of resilient energy systems and decision-making practices. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out via mail (at)

Keynote Speakers at INREC 2023

We are excited to announce the keynote speakers for the 12th INREC, set to take place on September, 5th & 6th 2023. Renowned in their respective fields, these speakers will bring their expertise and insights to inspire and discuss current trends and challenges:

  • Prof. Dr. Sonja Wogrin, TU Graz:  'Energy System Models on the path Towards Climate Neutrality: Optimization and Data Aggregation' 
  • Dr. Stephan Riezler, STEAG Power GmbH:  'How STEAG adapts strategy and organization to manage increased volatility and structural changes in energy markets'
  • Prof. Dr. George Kariniotakis, MINES ParisTech: 'Resilient energy forecasting and Prescriptive analytics'

Don't miss the opportunity to hear from these remarkable individuals! Register now for the conference and secure your spot to gain invaluable knowledge and network with industry professionals.

Please note that the deadline for abstract submission is June 12, 2023. Submit your abstracts via INREC-Tool .


We welcome submissions on the development of resilient energy and financial systems, and decision-making under uncertainty. Possible topics include, but not are not limited to:

  • Energy forecasting and modelling
  • Data science and decision support for energy and climate finance
  • Low carbon energy futures
  • Risks and resilience in the energy transition

Please submit abstracts via INREC-Tool by June 12, 2023. For more information see, registration and submission or download the call-for-papers.

12th INREC 2023

Welcome to the 12th International Ruhr Energy Conference (INREC) of the House of Energy Markets and Finance (HEMF). The conference offers a platform for academics, practitioners and researchers from energy and finance sectors to network and discuss current topics. INREC 2023 will take place on September 05 and 06, 2023 in Essen.

INREC 2023 will focus on uncertainties and decision-making in energy systems and markets. We invite researchers and practitioners to submit their contributions to share research results, discuss current challenges and exchange ideas. For more information on submission, see registration and submission.


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The conference is jointly organized by the House of Energy Markets and Finance.

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