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The FSR welcomes the Alumni community in Florence

As our 20th Anniversary approaches, the Florence School of Regulation would like to celebrate its Alumni and offer them additional networking and learning opportunities.

The first FSR Alumni Day will take place in Florence and gather participants from all our courses, course directors, instructors, and coordinators.

A special event to meet, interact and learn something new

Since its establishment in 2004, the School has been training more than 10.000 participants. In 2014, the FSR launched its first online course and since then, more than 60 online courses have been welcoming energy professionals and academics from worldwide.

To hear back from our community of Alumni and to celebrate their successful learning paths, we designed a special event in Florence.


  • 9:00 – 9:15 Reception and welcome
  • 9:15 – 9:45: Welcome by the FSR team and testimonials from the FSR Alumni
  • 9:45 – 10:30 Open discussion with Jean-Michel Glachant, Pippo Ranci, Ignacio Perez-Arriaga, and Jorge Vasconcelos
  • 10:30 – 11:00: Coffee break
  • 11:00 – 12:30: Working groups
    • Regulatory Delivery with Alberto Pototschnig and Jorge Vasconcelos
    • EU Green Deal with Nicolo Rossetto, Simone Borghesi, Leigh Hancher, Lena Kitzing
  • 12:30 – 13:30: Lunch
  • 13:30 – 15:00: Networking activity
  • 15:00 – 16:30 Working groups
    • Gas and Clean Molecules with Ilaria Conti, Andris Piebalgs, Marzia Sesini, Sergio Ascari, Mario Ragwitz
    • Electricity Markets with Leonardo Meeus, Ignacio Perez-Arriaga, Carlos Batlle, Ellen Beckstedde
  • 16:30 – 17:00: Final remarks and conclusion
  • 17:00 – 18:30 Cocktail



Event Fee: 250€

Deadline to register: 5 October 2023

The event will be held exclusively in a residential format in Florence, allowing for a limited number of participants. Admission will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis.



Directions to reach the venue

The EUI Badia is easily reachable by taxi from Florence centre or from Fiesole (about 20€) and from Florence Airport (about 35€).

If you prefer public transport (ticket 1,50€ to be bought in official ticket offices, machines and authorised retailers that display the Autolinee Toscane sticker): take bus line number 7 from the center, the main railway station or from Fiesole, and get off at the stop ‘San Domenico 01’ (map) From there walk to our main building, Badia Fiesolana (map).


Logistic info

Please arrange your travel and accommodation as soon as possible as Florence is very popular.

Paid registration fee is non-refundable. Please note that the course fee does not cover travel and accommodation costs.

Badia Fiesolana – Teatro
Via dei Roccettini, 9
San Domenico di Fiesole, FL 50014 Italy

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Ignacio Perez-Arriaga
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Ilaria Conti
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Carlos Batlle
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Leigh  Hancher
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Andris Piebalgs
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Leonardo Meeus
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Alberto Pototschnig
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Marzia Sesini
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Sergio Ascari
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Lena Kitzing
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Nicolo Rossetto
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Simone Borghesi
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Ellen Beckstedde
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Jean-Michel Glachant
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Jorge Vasconcelos
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Pippo Ranci
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Mario Ragwitz


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