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07:45 - 08:50 65 mins
Registration & Morning Coffee
08:50 - 09:00 10 mins
Gas In Transition & New Technologies
Chairman’s Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • David Ledesma - Energy & Strategy Consultant, South-Court
09:00 - 09:20 20 mins
Info
Gas In Transition & New Technologies
The IEA World Energy Outlook 2018
  • Tim Gould - Head of Division, World Energy Outlook, IEA

Opportunities and constraints for gas in a decarbonised energy system

09:40 - 10:30 50 mins
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Gas In Transition & New Technologies
Where next for Europe’s energy policy and markets?
  • Dieter Helm - Fellow, New College Oxford

The electrification of almost everything and its implications for oil and gas

10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
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Gas In Transition & New Technologies
The Future Of Midstream Gas & Utilities
  • Moderator Wolfgang Peters - Managing Director, The Gas Value Chain
  • Ignacio de Aguirre - Head of Strategy, Gas Natural
  • Dieter Helm - Fellow, New College Oxford
  • Pierre Vergerio - Executive Vice President, Midstream Gas, Energy Management & Optimization, Edison

Asset ownership and investment: with gas markets evolving in the energy transition, what changes will we see in market structure? Is the German model right? What risks and guarantees do investors need going forward? Wheref are the market niches where gas clearly beats renewables?

11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
Morning Coffee
11:30 - 11:50 20 mins
Info
Gas In Transition & Business Strategies
Business Strategies & The Role Of Portfolio Players
  • David Wells - President, Shell Energy Europe

How are gas companies reinventing themselves?

11:50 - 12:10 20 mins
Info
Gas In Transition & Business Strategies
CNG-Mobility – Immediately Available Contribution To Sustainable Mobility
  • Jasper Kammeyer - Group Technology Strategy and Group Agency for CNG mobility, Volkswagen Group

The opportunities & challenges in the surrounding field of CNG-Mobility

12:10 - 12:30 20 mins
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Gas In Transition & Business Strategies
Prospects For The Removal Of CO2
  • Cameron Hepburn - Director, Economics of Sustainability Programme, Institute for New Economic Thinking

What technologies could be game changers for taking CO2 out of the atmosphere and what does this mean for gas?

12:30 - 13:10 40 mins
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Gas In Transition & Business Strategies
The Role Of Gas As A Fossil Fuel In A Renewables World
  • Moderator Bruno Liebhaberg - Director General, Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE)
  • Andreas Ballhausen - Managing Director, SOLIDpower
  • Hans Coenen - Vice President Business Development, Gasunie
  • Timm Kehler - Chairman, Zukunft ERDGAS
  • Kurt Oswald - Board Member, A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute
  • Dan Sadler - Programme Director (H21), Head of Hydrogen Technologies, Northern Gas Networks

What technologies are on the horizon? Discussing: batteries, hydrogen, gas mobility, CCS, bio gas & more

13:10 - 14:10 60 mins
Lunch
14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
Info
Stream A: European Gas Markets
Ukraine
  • Andriy Kobolyev - CEO, NJSC Naftogaz of Ukraine
  • Janez Kopac - Director, Energy Community Secretariat

Diversifying & securing gas supplies through Ukraine:  increasing domestic production

14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
Info
Stream B: Trading & Innovation
Trading & Blockchain
  • Alexey Mileev - Founder, Route4gas

How to decrease traders' costs in an environment with such pressure on margin?

14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
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Stream C: Storage
Storage as part of the energy transition
  • Cécile Previeu - CEO, Storengy

Advances in energy storage

14:10 - 14:30 20 mins
Info
Stream D: Connecting South East Europe
Turkey
  • Eser Ozdil - Secretary General, PETFORM
  • Mithat Rende - Ambassador (R), Member of the Board of Industrial Development, Bank of Turkey & Engie, Turkey

Pipelines, regional gas trade, infrastructure and security of supply

14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
Info
Stream A: European Gas Markets
The Baltics
  • Arnout Lugtmeijer - CEO, Vopak E.O.S

Regulatory updates, requirements for storage and steering off competition

14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
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Stream B: Trading & Innovation
Contracts & Hubs
  • Olly Spinks - Director, Timera Energy

The management of U.S. export contract exposures against European hubs

14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
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Stream C: Storage
Storage Economics
  • Cyriel de Jong - Founder and Director, Kyos Energy Analytics

With the spread of summer/winter prices evaporating, what is the role of storage and how can it remain economically viable?

14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
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Stream D: Connecting South East Europe
Cyprus & Israel
  • Carol Bailey - Director, European Rim Policy & Investment Council
  • Charles Ellinas - Chief Executive Officer, e-CNHC

Opening up the gas sectors, new discoveries and what kind of investment opportunities will the market offer?

14:50 - 15:10 20 mins
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Stream A: European Gas Markets
Poland
  • Pawel Jakubowski - CEO, Polskie LNG

The vision for gas and LNG in Poland – what are the challenges of developing & diversifying a new market?

14:50 - 15:10 20 mins
Info
Stream B: Trading & Innovation
Traders Of The Future
  • Haroldas Nausėda - Director of Commerce Department, Lietuvos Dujos Tiekimas
  • Guy Smith - Head of Gas Trading & LNG, Vattenfall
  • Simone Turri - Head of Origination, MET International
  • Mitchell Walk - Director of European Trading, Exelon Generation

What role will traders play in future gas markets?

14:50 - 15:10 20 mins
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Stream C: Storage
Initiatives for storage strategies
  • Michael Kohl - Managing Director, innogy Gas Storage NWE
  • Axel Wietfeld - Managing Director, Uniper Storage

Overcoming barriers for businesses, ensuring security of supply and investment

14:50 - 15:10 20 mins
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Stream D: Connecting South East Europe
Greece & Interconnectors
  • Costis Stambolis - Executive Director, Institute for Energy for South East Europe
  • Theodoros Tsakiris - Assistant Professor, Geopolitics and Energy Policy, University of Nicosia Business School

Balancing the reliance on Russian gas, prices and developing a regional hub

15:10 - 15:30 20 mins
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Stream A: European Gas Markets
Central & Eastern Europe
  • Christian Lebelhuber - Senior Gas Expert, E-Control
  • David Viduna - Head of Origination, CEZ

Infrastructure, connectivity and LNG vs Russian pipes


15:10 - 15:30 20 mins
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Stream B: Trading & Innovation
Trading After The Implementation Of MiFID 2
  • Riccardo Rossi - Head of Regulatory Affairs, Centrica Energy

What has been the impact on volumes from financial to physical markets?

15:10 - 15:30 20 mins
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Stream C: Storage
Storage & Trading
  • John Feddersen - Director, Aurora Energy Research

Can money still be made from storage? Pricing mechanisms, hub pricing and storage stocks

15:10 - 15:30 20 mins
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Stream D: Connecting South East Europe
Central & Eastern Europe Energy Security
  • Gulmira Rzayeva - Senior Research Fellow, Center for Strategic Studies (SAM)

The drivers behind political, regional and market energy developments in South Eastern Europe

15:30 - 16:00 30 mins
Afternoon Tea
16:00 - 16:15 15 mins
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Transportation & Infrastructure
Interconnector: What next?
  • Sean Waring - Managing Director, Interconnector

How will Interconnector position itself post 2018? What will be the impact on contracts, supplies and prices?

16:00 - 16:25 25 mins
Info
'In The Boardroom Working Groups'
Trading & Hubs
  • Doug Wood - Chair of Gas Committee, EFET

To what extent are NBP and TTF reliable proxies for other regions? How are other hubs developing and can they be used as an index instead?

16:15 - 16:50 35 mins
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Transportation & Infrastructure
Securing Energy Supplies For The U.K
  • Moderator Thierry Bros - Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
  • George Grant - CEO & Managing Director, Stag Energy
  • Natasha Zoe Smith - Head of Gas Systems, Wholesale Markets Division, Ofgem
  • Sean Waring - Managing Director, Interconnector

Interconnections, storage, shale, trading, regulation, EU ETS & Brexit

16:25 - 16:50 25 mins
'In The Boardroom Working Groups'
Batteries & Storage
  • Kurt Oswald - Board Member, A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute
16:50 - 17:25 35 mins
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Transportation & Infrastructure
European Transportation & Distribution
  • Moderator Marcel Kramer - President, Energy Delta Institute
  • Frode Leversund - CEO, Gassco
  • Jean-Marc Leroy - Managing Director, Gas Chain Métier, Engie & President, GIE
  • Pawel Stańczak - Vice President, Ukrtransgaz
  • Edouard Sauvage - Chief Executive Officer, GRDF

Challenges behind sustaining current infrastructure, investing in new projects, reducing the CO2 footprint – how can DSOs & TSOs support both national and European development plans?

16:50 - 17:15 25 mins
'In The Boardroom Working Groups'
How to benefit from Synergies between CNG-Mobility and E-Mobility
  • Jasper Kammeyer - Group Technology Strategy and Group Agency for CNG mobility, Volkswagen Group
17:15 - 17:40 25 mins
'In The Boardroom Working Groups'
Next Generation Hydrogen
  • Dan Sadler - Programme Director (H21), Head of Hydrogen Technologies, Northern Gas Networks
17:25 - 18:00 35 mins
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Transportation & Infrastructure
Storage & LNG
  • Moderator Marcel Kramer - President, Energy Delta Institute
  • Francisco de la Flor Garcia - Director of Regulation, Enagas
  • Laszlo Fritsch - Chairman of the Board, Hungarian Gas Storage
  • Erich Holzer - Managing Director, OMV Gas Storage
  • Lubor Veleba - Chief Commercial Officer, innogy Gas Storage, President, GSE

How has the environment for storage changed? What flexibility is available to respond to the changing global outlook? How are new technologies changing the landscape?

17:40 - 18:00 20 mins
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'In The Boardroom Working Groups'
Climate Change, Targets & CO2
  • Cameron Hepburn - Director, Economics of Sustainability Programme, Institute for New Economic Thinking

What will be the impact on gas?