This summer term e-conversion is partner of the CAS Lectures Series. With four talks on the topic “Energy of the Future” the Center of Advanced Studies of LMU Munich adresses a central question of mankind. The series was organised in cooperation with e-conversion and the renowned speakers are members or close partners of the cluster.

First lecture: “Climate Change and Our Current Energy System”

Speaker: Prof. Johan Rockström, Ph.D. (Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)), Chair: Dr. Jeanne Rubner (BR)
Time: 10 May 2021, 7 pm

The event will take place as a Zoom meeting. For participation please register at You will then receive the link to access the zoom meeting.



Further lectures:
“The Potential of Sustainable Energy Production”
20 May 2021, 7 pm
Panel: Prof. Claudia Kemfert (DIW Berlin/University of Lüneburg) and Prof. Robert Schlögl (MPI for Chemical Energy Conversion) Chair: Prof. Ueli Heiz (TUM)

“Future Visions for a Sustainable Energy System”
24 June 2021, 7 pm
Panel: Prof. Johannes Lercher (TUM) and Friederike Rohde (IÖW/ TU Berlin)
Chair: Prof. Karen Pittel (LMU/ifo)

“Sustainable Energy Use in Mobility”
30 September 2021, 7 pm
Panel: Prof. Hubert A. Gasteiger (TUM), Prof. Carlos Moreno (Panthéon-Sorbonne University), and Prof. Arvind Gangoli Rao, Ph.D. (TU Delft)
Chair: Dr. Irene Feige (ifmo)

About the CAS:

The “Center for Advanced Studies” at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU) is a forum for intensive interdisciplinary academic exchange. It promotes cooperation between outstanding researchers from various LMU departments and fosters participation of visiting scholars in research and academic life at LMU. Read more: