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Date

30 May 2018

PLACE

Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square, Universiteto str. 14, Vilnius

Language

English

Organizers and Partners

“It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the 7th Traditional and Renewable Energy Forum. The event has become a pleasant tradition to have an open discussion with the best experts and politicians from all three Baltic countries, Poland and Nordic region.”

Robert Juodka
Robert JuodkaOrganiser, Chairman of the Board of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce, Managing Partner at Primus, Attorneys at Law
Speakers
Žygimantas Vaičiūnas

Žygimantas Vaičiūnas

Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania
Indrė Genytė-Pikčienė

Indrė Genytė-Pikčienė

Chief Analyst at Luminor Bank
Žygimantas Pavilionis

Žygimantas Pavilionis

Member of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania
Remigiusz Nowakowski

Remigiusz Nowakowski

Vice President of DISE (The Lower Silesian Institute for Energy Studies)
Remigijus Lapinskas

Remigijus Lapinskas

President of the World Bioenergy Association
Julia Vainio

Julia Vainio

Subject Matter Expert of NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence
Bartosz Dubiński

Bartosz Dubiński

President of the Board of Mazowiecka Agencja Energetyczna Sp. z o.o.
Saulius Bilys

Saulius Bilys

Member of the Board and CEO of Amber Grid
Janis Bethers

Janis Bethers

Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Enefit
Gintaras Buzkys

Gintaras Buzkys

Chief Business Development Officer of GET Baltic
Gediminas Vasauskas

Gediminas Vasauskas

CEO of Achema Gas Trade
Jānis Eisaks

Jānis Eisaks

Head of Corporate Strategy Division of Conexus Baltic Grid AS
Daivis Virbickas

Daivis Virbickas

Member of the Board and CEO of Litgrid
Hando Sutter

Hando Sutter

Chairman of the Board and CEO of Eesti Energia
dr Piotr Paszko

dr Piotr Paszko

Vice President of DISE (The Lower Silesian Institute for Energy Studies)
Paulius Gineitis

Paulius Gineitis

Head of Baltic Operations Division Trading and Sales of ČEZ, a.s.
Martynas Nagevičius

Martynas Nagevičius

President of the Lithuanian Confederation of Renewable Energy
Gustav Melin

Gustav Melin

CEO of Swedish Bioenergy Association
Tadas Navickas

Tadas Navickas

CEO of 4energia
Vaidotas Jonutis

Vaidotas Jonutis

Head of Trade Division of Baltpool
Vytautas Kisielius

Vytautas Kisielius

President of the Lithuanian Independent Heat Producers Association
Linas Sabaliauskas

Linas Sabaliauskas

CEO of Achema Group
Program

Please note: the program might still be subject to some changes

08:00 – 08:30 REGISTRATION

08:30 – 08:50 WELCOMING REMARKS

Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, Minster of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania


08:50 – 10:40 GLOBAL TRENDS AND ENERGY SECURITY

Moderator –  Robert Juodka, Managing Partner at Primus, Attorneys at Law

Speakers:

Economic Incentives and Challenges for Balancing the Global Energy Trilemma 
Indrė Genytė-Pikčienė
, Chief Analyst at Luminor Bank (Lithuania)

First decade of common EU energy policy: achievements and failures in our region
Žygimantas Pavilionis,
Member of the Seimas (Lithuania)

Energy security of the region within the framework of the Tree Seas Region concept
Remigiusz Nowakowski, Vice President of DISE (Poland)

Bioenergy in the context of global climate change: the current status and possible development directions
Remigijus Lapinskas,
President of the World Bioenergy Association  (TBC)

Energy Security challenges in the Baltic States desynchronization process
Julia Vainio
, Subject Matter Expert of NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence (Finland)

The sources of financing Energy sector and cooperation among public sector and business
Bartosz Dubiński, President of the Board of Mazowicka Agencja Energetyczna Sp.zo.o (Poland)

10:40 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK


11:00 – 13:00 1ST SESSION – GAS

Moderator –  Haroldas Nausėda, Director of Commerce Department, Lietuvos dujų tiekimas

Speakers:

Natural gas market in the Baltic region
Gediminas Vasauskas, CEO of Achema Gas Trade (Lithuania)

Regional gas market: Agenda 2020
Saulius Bilys
, Member of the Board and CEO of Amber Grid (Lithuania)

Retail gas market in the Baltics
Janis Bethers
, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Enefit (Lithuania/Latvia)

Representative from GAZ-SYSTEM (Poland) (TBC)

Baltic gas market dynamics – towards higher liquidity and price convergence
Gintaras Buzkys, Chief Business Development Officer of GET Baltic

Gas market opening in Latvia – was it just national?
Jānis Eisaks
, Head of Corporate Strategy Division of Conexus Baltic Grid AS (Latvia)

Panel discussion

11:00 – 13:00 2ND SESSION – ELECTRICITY

Speakers:

Energy System Sustainability. Challenges ahead
Daivis Virbickas
, Member of the Board and CEO of Litgrid AB (Lithuania)

Hando Sutter, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Eesti Energia (Estonia)

Dominykas Tučkus, Member of the Board, Director of Products and Services of Lietuvos Energija (Lithuania)

Polish market, complementarity of energy markets in Poland and Lithuania
dr. Piotr Paszko
, Vice President of DISE (Poland)

A new entrant in the Nordic & Baltic energy markets. Insights on power trading
Paulius Gineitis
, Head of Baltic Operations Division Trading and Sales of ČEZ, a.s.

Panel discussion


13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH


14:00 – 16:20 3RD SESSION – RENEWABLE ENERGY

Moderator – Robert Juodka, Managing Partner at Primus, Attorneys at Law

Speakers:

Martynas Nagevičius, President of the Lithuanian Confederation of Renewable Energy (Lithuania)

Current Nordic Bioenergy development and potential for the future
Gustav Melin
, CEO of Swedish Bioenergy Association (Sweden)

Efficient trading coordination of biomass market
Vaidotas Jonutis
, Head of Trade Division of Baltpool (Lithuania)

Wind energy : challenges and opportunities
Tadas Navickas
, CEO of 4energia UAB (Lithuania)

Electricity from renewables: what will we choose?
Vytautas Kisielius, President of the Lithuanian Independent Heat Producers Association (Lithuania)

Tomas Venckus, Partner at Primus, Attorneys at Law

Panel discussion joined by Linas Sabaliauskas, CEO of Achema Group


16:20 – 17:00 GLASS OF WINE AND NETWORKING

REGISTRATION

Registration to the event is open until 25 May!

Registration fee:   

  • 249,00 EUR
  • For members of Estonian, Polish-Lithuanian Chambers of Commerce and CEEP – 199,00 EUR

Registration fee includes:

  • Attendance to all presentations
  • Event materials
  • Coffee breaks during the event day
  • Luch
  • Glass of wine and networking

Payment information:
Estonian Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania
Company code 302334902
Bank account LT98 7044 0600 0696 2837
AB SEB bank, bank code 70440
SWIFT  CBVILT2X

Invoice for participation in the forum will be sent to you by e-mail.

Registration to the 7th Traditional and Renewable Energy Forum 2018

Accomodation

 Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square is located in the very center of Vilnius Old Town, right on the Cathedral Square easy accessible to all tourists attractions within walking distance. The hotel offers special room rates for the participants of the Traditional and Renewable Energy Forum. Special room rates are available before 2018-05-02. For reservation please fill in the Hotel Reservation Form and forward it to the hotel by email reservations.vilnius@kempinski.com.