LITHUANIAN ENERGY MARKET
in the light of energy supply and market developments in the region

Date and time: 21 May, 2014
Location: Hotel Novotel, Gedimino ave.16, Vilnius
Languages: English, Lithuanian
Moderator: Robert Juodka, Managing Partner at Law Firm VARUL, Chairman of the Estonian Chamber of Commerce


P R O G R A M

8.30 – 9.00 Registration

9.00 – 9.35 Welcoming remarks

Algirdas Butkevičius, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania

Taavi Rõivas, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Estonia

H.E. Jarosław Czubiński, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Republic of Poland

9.35 – 9.55 Review of the Regional Economic Dynamics

Žygimantas Mauricas, Economist of Nordea Bank Plc


1st SESSION – RENEWABLE ENERGY & HEATING

9.55 – 10.10 Housing Modernization programme through JESSICA, Lithuania

Valius Serbenta, Director of Housing Energy Efficiency Agency

10.10 – 10.25 Renewable energy priorities in Lithuania – real measures or loud slogans

Martynas Nagevičius, President of the Lithuanian Renewable Energy Confederation

10.25 – 10.40 Swedish model of heat sector and measures of improving security of supply

Joakim Cejie, Swedish Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications, the Division for energy

10.40 – 10.55 The largest European boiler manufacturer’s experience in renewable energy sector

Paweł Mortas, Chairman of the Board, Director General, RAFAKO S.A.

10.55 – 11.10 Questions and discussions

11.10 – 11.30 Coffee break


2nd SESSION – TRADE PERSPECTIVES IN ENERGY MARKET

Moderator – Osvaldas Čiukšys, Deputy Director General of Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists

11.30 – 11.50 Electricity Trade through Nord Pool Spot

Hando Sutter, Regional Manager Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania & Russia Nord Pool Spot

11.50 – 12.10 Electricity Market in Lithuania

Robertas Staniulis, Head of Strategy and Market Development Division, LITGRID AB

12.10 – 12.30 GAS Market in Lithuania

Haroldas Nausėda, Chief Executive Officer, GET Baltic

12.30 – 12.45 Biomass Exchange: the cornerstone of efficient biomass market

Laura Žalaitė, Chief Executive Officer, Baltpool

12.45 – 13.00 Questions and discussions

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch


3rd SESSION – ENERGY OUTLOOK IN THE REGION

14.00 – 14.15 Global trends – towards more efficient investment

Rymantas Juozaitis, Chairman of the Lithuanian Member Committee of the World Energy Council (WEC)

14.15 – 14.30 The Cyber Security Dimension of Critical Energy Infrastructure

Vytautas Butrimas, Chief Adviser to Cyber Security, Lithuanian Ministry of National Defence

14.30 – 14.45 Estonian Energy Market

Timo Tatar, Director of Energy Department, Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications

14.45 – 15.05 Main Challenges in the Energy Sector in Latvia

Reinis Āboltiņš, researcher, Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS, Latvia

15.05 – 15.30 Polish experience in using EU funds for modernisation of energy systems

Kamil Jankielewicz, Counsel of the Law firm Allen&Overy, Poland

15.20 – 15.30 Questions and discussions

15.30 – 15.45 Coffee break


4th SESSION – GREEN TRENDS IN ENERGY CONSUMPTION

15.45 – 16.00 Natural gas as a transport fuel in Estonia

Roman Bogdanovitš, Chairman of the Board, CEO, AS Gaasivõrgud

16.00 – 16.15 Fortum Klaipėda: A Huge Step Towards Independence

Vitalijus Žuta, Managing Director, Fortum Heat Lietuva UAB

16.15 – 16.30 Case study: GreenEvo – Central European Response to Green Technology Trend

Piotr K. Hajdecki, I Secretary, Trade and Investment Promotion Section, Embassy of the Republic of Poland

16.30 – 16.45 Improving Energy Security: Key Role of Efficiency in Clean Power Supply

Viktoras Karaliūnas, Country manager, Alstom Power UAB

16.45 – 17.00 Questions and discussions

17.00 – 18.00 Glass of Swiss wine and networking hosted by Consulate General of Switzerland in Vilnius and ALPIQ


Organizers and Partners

Estonian Chamber of Commerce