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Bright sparks breakfast
Interview with 2 energy executives

If you are a Bright Spark, come and join this exclusive breakfast where 2 senior energy executives will be interviewed. Learn about how they got to where they are now, the opportunities and sacrifices along the way and what does their day to day diary look like?

09:00 - 09:05 5 mins
Day 2 - Gas In Transition & New Technologies
Chairman’s Welcome & Opening Remarks
  • Trevor Sikorski - Head of Natural Gas and Carbon Research, Energy Aspects
09:05 - 09:25 20 mins
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Day 2 - Gas In Transition & New Technologies
IEA world energy outlook
  • Lászlo Varró - Chief Economist, IEA

Opportunities and constraints for gas in a decarbonised energy system

09:25 - 09:50 25 mins
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Day 2 - Gas In Transition & New Technologies
National policy drivers & financing challenges behind decarbonising Europe
  • Moderator Lisa Fischer - Senior Policy Advisor, E3g
  • Dieter Helm - Fellow, New College Oxford
  • Francois-Regis Mouton - Director of EU Affairs, International Association of Oil & Gas Producers

What would gas markets look like with just green gas? How much will this cost & where will investment come from? What policy barriers need to be overcome?

09:50 - 10:20 30 mins
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Day 2 - Gas In Transition & New Technologies
European commission: 2020 gas review – next steps for driving Europe’s gas market forward
  • Klaus-Dieter Bochardt - Director, Internal Energy Market, European Commission

How Europe will go from today to net zero carbon point – threat or opportunity for gas? Sector coupling, decarbonisation and policy

10:20 - 11:00 40 mins
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Day 2 - Gas In Transition & New Technologies
The carbon crunch
  • Dieter Helm - Fellow, New College Oxford

Can we marry climate change proposals and the reality of an ever growing coal burn?

11:00 - 11:30 30 mins
Morning coffee & networking
11:30 - 12:00 30 mins
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Day 2 - Gas In Transition & New Technologies
Debate of the day: Making natural gas greener for the future
  • Klaus-Dieter Bochardt - Director, Internal Energy Market, European Commission
  • Han Fennema - CEO, Gasunie
  • Axel Wietfeld - Managing Director, Uniper Storage

Embracing biomethane, p2g, CCS, hydrogen in the system – challenges, realities & costs

12:00 - 12:20 20 mins
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Day 2 - Gas In Transition & New Technologies
Shell's strategies for innovation & change

Designing an energy future and developing your assets – available vs affordable technologies

12:20 - 12:40 20 mins
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Day 2 - Gas In Transition & New Technologies
Strategies for innovation & change
  • Annie Krist - CEO, Gasterra

Embracing the green future, adapting to the market and developing new business models

12:40 - 13:00 20 mins
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Day 2 - Gas In Transition & New Technologies
Audi & the world's first industrial power-to-gas plant

Combining the gas & electricity grid: making technology cost-effective whilst achieving ecological optimization throughout the energy/mobility system

13:00 - 14:00 60 mins
Lunch & networking
14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
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Stream A: Opening up Central & Eastern Europe
Projects of common interest
  • Anne Boorsma - Head of Projects, ENTSOG

Balancing infrastructure investment, regulation and ensuring markets are opening up

14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
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Stream B: Innovations for gas going green
Future innovation in operability and planning for infrastructure

Connecting green gas to the transport system and what operational issue & benefits arise?


14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
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Stream C: European storage
The contribution of gas storage in supporting the EC’s long term vision
  • Cécile Previeu - CEO, Storengy

Advances in energy storage, supply & storage of gas, swing contracts, maximizing value from storage

14:00 - 14:20 20 mins
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Stream D: The East Med
Egypt, Israel and Jordan
  • Hazem Al-Ramini - Board Member, National Petroleum Company of Jordan
  • Michael Baron - Managing Director, Baron Consulting

Updates on exploration, infrastructure plans & financing


14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
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Stream A: Opening up Central & Eastern Europe
Ukraine gas market

The future of transit capacity in Ukraine – production & transportation capacity, contracts and volumes

14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
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Stream B: Innovations for gas going green
Case Study

Innovative technologies for power to gas

14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
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Stream C: European storage
Storage as part of the future energy transition
  • Edward Freeman - Director, Ofgem & CEER
  • Peter Schmidt - Managing Director, EWE Gasspeicher

Advances in energy storage

14:20 - 14:40 20 mins
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Stream D: The East Med
Cyprus, Greece, & interconnectors
  • Charles Ellinas - Chief Executive Officer, e-CNHC

Economic, regulatory & fiscal update to becoming self sufficient: the gateway into Europe?

14:40 - 15:00 20 mins
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Stream A: Opening up Central & Eastern Europe
The Baltics
  • Bogdan Oldakowski - Secretary General, Baltic Ports Organization

Update on pipelines, LNG, future cross border interconnections and trading

14:40 - 15:00 20 mins
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Stream B: Innovations for gas going green
Case Study: Technologies for energy markets 2030 - 2050
  • Arnt Baer - Head General Affairs and currently Head Public Affairs, Gelsenwasser

Innovative technologies for power to gas

14:40 - 15:00 20 mins
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Stream C: European storage
Gas storage and swing contracts
  • Cyriel de Jong - Founder and Director, Kyos Energy Analytics

Developing trading and hedging strategies in the current environment

14:40 - 15:00 20 mins
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Stream D: The East Med
Spotlight on Turkey & SE Europe
  • Mehmet Öğütçü - President, Bosphorus Energy Club

In a market with declining domestic demand, what next for gas imports, LNG, storage & prices

15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
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Stream A: Opening up Central & Eastern Europe
The future of supply security in SCEE’s gas & LNG markets
  • Franck Neel - Executive Board Member, Downstream Gas, OMV Petrom
  • László Szabó - Director, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research, Hungary
  • David Viduna - Head of Origination, CEZ

Developing infrastructure, encouraging investment and liquid gas hubs

15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
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Stream B: Innovations for gas going green
Certification & tracking of green gas
  • Jeppe Bjerg - President, ERGAR

Prices, cross border transportation & steps towards a European wide regulation

15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
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Stream C: European storage
Maximising value from storage
  • Tom Eikmans - Commercial Manager, TAQA
  • Akos Kriston - Deputy CEO, Hungarian Gas Storage
  • Cécile Previeu - CEO, Storengy

Analysing summer/winter spreads and the future role of storage – do we need strategic storage?

15:00 - 15:20 20 mins
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Stream D: The East Med
Lebanon
  • Carole Nahkle - Chief Executive Officer, Crystol Energy

Drilling developments, 2nd licencing round and LNG imports

15:20 - 15:50 30 mins
Afternoon tea & networking
15:50 - 16:20 30 mins
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Day 2 - Infrastructure opportunities in a low carbon world
The evolution of the power generation mix

Policy, renewables & coal

15:50 - 16:10 20 mins
In The Boardroom Working Groups
One to one with our guest speaker
16:10 - 16:30 20 mins
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In The Boardroom Working Groups
Hydrogen innovations

Are the systems and market ready for large volumes of hydrogen? Challenges faced by TSOs - what are the quality & cost implications and technical developments?

 

16:20 - 16:40 20 mins
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Day 2 - Infrastructure opportunities in a low carbon world
Maximising the value & use of your gas assets in a low carbon world

Integrating LNG terminals & storage with power plants & renewables – what might be the impact on networks?

16:30 - 16:50 20 mins
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In The Boardroom Working Groups
CCS & the gas market

What is the potential for decarbonised gas? what regulatory structures would be needed? Can it be demonstrated at scale and part of the energy system?

16:40 - 17:10 30 mins
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Day 2 - Infrastructure opportunities in a low carbon world
The greening of the gas grid & bringing innovation to the system
  • Moderator Jean-Marc Leroy - Senior Vice President, Infrastructure, Engie
  • Piotr Kuś - Deputy Director, Development, Gaz System
  • Johan Zettergren - Chief Executive Officer, Swedegas
  • Thierry Trouve - CEO, GRTgaz

What kind of business models should be developed? Regulation, technology & the consumer – what operational issues & benefits arise?

16:50 - 17:10 20 mins
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In The Boardroom Working Groups
Bio gas

Update on technical & regulatory developments – what are potential volumes and is the gas system ready to take this on?

17:10 - 17:40 30 mins
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Day 2 - Infrastructure opportunities in a low carbon world
Case Studies: Storage as part of the future energy system
  • Laszlo Fritsch - Chairman of the Board, Hungarian Gas Storage
  • Erich Holzer - Managing Director, OMV Gas Storage
  • Michael Kohl - Managing Director, innogy Gas Storage NWE

Maximising the use & value of Europe’s gas storage through batteries, hydrogen/ synthetic methane: how can storage be transferred to another use?

17:40 - 17:50 10 mins
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Morning coffee & networking

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Lunch & networking

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Afternoon tea & networking

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