GIE Annual Conference 2018 in Bucharest
 
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GIE Annual Conference 2018 - 14 & 15 June 2018 in Bucharest, Romania - hosted by TRANSGAZ
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Programme - Day ONE
   
 

The final Conference Programme will be announced here soon as available. * = confirmed speaker/moderator

 
   
 
  GIE Conference 2018 - Draft Programme / May 2018 (printable format) Adobe Acrobat Document   PDF 400KB
 
 
 
10:30-10:45
Registration and refreshments
10:45-10:55
Sasha Twining, conference presenter, BBC Radio*
10:55-11:05
President's welcoming remarks
Jean-Marc Leroy, President, Gas Infrastructure Europe*
11:05-11:15
Host's welcoming remarks
Ion Sterian, CEO, Transgaz*
11:15-11:30
Keynote Address
Dănuţ Andruşcă, Romanian Minister of Economy
11:30-12:15
Security of supply in the region - interconnections and projects in South-Eastern Europe. The potential of the Black Sea.
 
  • Speakers tbc
  • External Consultant
  • Transgaz representative on interconnections and projects in South-East Europe
  • Producer on the potential of Black Sea Coast
12:15-12:30
What the audience says
12:30-13:30
Lunch and chats
13:30-13:50
Keynote speech by Klaus-Dieter Borchardt,Director Internal Energy Market, European Commission*
"The role of gas and gas infrastructure on the road to 2050"
13:50-14:00
What the audience says
14:00-14:30
How to spend it: future business models for European gas
 
Panel Host:
Andris Piebalgs, Florence School of Regulation Senior Fellow.
Former EU Commissioner for Energy and Development*
 
Panellists:
Jan Ingwersen, General Manager, ENTSOG*
Andrew McDowell, Vice-President, European Investment Bank
Eva Hennig, Chair of Distribution Committee, Eurogas*
Kees van der Leun, Managing Director, Ecofys - a Navigant company*
14:30-14:40
What the audience says
14:40-15:15
Gas infrastructure as enabler of sector coupling: Powering and heating the economy
 
Panel Host:
Giles Dickson, CEO, Wind Europe*
 
Panellists:
Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, Secretary General, Hydrogen Europe*
Patrick Clerens, Secretary General, The European Association for Storage of Energy*
David Bothe, Associate Director, Frontier Economics*
Marion Labaut, Director Policy Issues, Eurelectric*
15:15-15:25
What the audience says
15:25-15:35
Keynote speech by Francisco de la Flor, Board Member, Gas Infrastructure Europe*
"Message on methane emissions from the natural gas infrastructure operators"
15:35-15:50
Debate on the role of gas infrastructure in 2050: on the road to a zero emissions economy
* electronic voting *
 
Debate Host:
Sasha Twining, BBC Radio*
 
Panellists:
Tom Burke, Chairman, E3G*
Thierry Trouvé, Board member, ENTSOG and CEO, GRTgaz*
15:50-16:00
What the audience says
16:00-16:15
Let's have coffee for 15 minutes
16:15-16:30
Keynote speech by Russell Roth, Dept. of Energy Advisor to Headquarters of US European Command*
"LNG and security of supply: A US perspective on Europe"
16:30-17:20
Consumers have their say: Is gas part of 2050 energy mix or not?
* electronic voting *
 
Panel Host:
Barbara Jinks, Director Government Relations, Gas Infrastructure Europe*
 
Panellists:
Hendrik Bourgeois, Vice-President Corporate Affairs, Cargill*
Jacob Hansen, Director General, Fertilizers Europe*
Ole Tom Rolser, Associate Partner & Solution Leader, McKinsey*
17:20-17:30
What the audience says
17:30-17:45
Keynote speech by Prof. Sandro Etalle, Co-founder of SecurityMatters*
"Keep calm and carry on? Not anymore. Cybersecurity matters."
17:45-17:55
What the audience says
20:00
You are invited: Gala Dinner
Guest of honour and key note speaker: Romania's prime minister and Romanian Minister of Culture

 

Bucharest, Romania
Bucharest, Romania
Bucharest, Romania
Bucharest, Romania
Bucharest, Romania
Bucharest, Romania

 

 

 

 

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