6th TRADITIONAL AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FORUM

Date: 26 April, 2017
Venue: Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square, Universiteto str. 14, Vilnius
Language: English


P R O G R A M

8.00 – 8.30 Registration

8.30 – 8.50 Welcoming remarks 

Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania

8.50 – 10.35 POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Moderator: Robert Juodka, Managing Partner at Primus, Attorneys at Law

Make Europe great again!

Žygimantas Mauricas, Economist at Nordea Bank

Financing Energy Infrastructure: Alternative Sources and Potential Projects

Jonas Kimontas, Fund Manager of Lords LB Asset Management

Input of the Biomass Energy in Achieving the Goals of the Paris Agreement

Remigijus Lapinskas, President of World Bioenergy Association

Experiences of a German Utility Company in the Baltic States
Markus Süßmann, Member of the Board of Danpower Baltic

Panel discussion joined by Frederic Michel-Verdier, Executive Director of IFM Investors

10.35 – 10.50 Coffee break


10.50 – 12.20 1ST SESSION – ELECTRICITY
Moderator: Janis Bethers, Chairman of the Management Board, CEO of Enefit UAB

European integration: regionalism or nationalism?

Daivis Virbickas, Member of the Board and CEO of Litgrid AB

Current market realities require new market rules

Hando Sutter, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Eesti Energia

New Era of Competition in Lithuanian Electricity Market: Transformation of the National Producer

Eglė Čiužaitė, Chairwoman of the Board and CEO of Lietuvos energijos gamyba AB

Polish energy market

Maciej Kowalski, Member of the Board of Enefit Poland

Panel discussion

12.20 – 13.20 Lunch 


13.20 – 13.40 Science Centre AHHAA, Estonia

13.40 – 15.10 2ND SESSION – GAS
Moderator: Haroldas Nausėda, Director of Commerce Department, Lietuvos dujų tiekimas UAB

Markets integration: benefits for customer

Saulius Bilys, Member of the Board and CEO of Amber Grid AB

Gas market developments in Estonia

Ants Noot, CEO of AS Eesti Gaas, Estonia

Market opening in Latvia

Jānis Eisaks, Head of Corpоrate Strategy division of Conexus Baltic Grid AS, Latvia

The transformative power of liquid gas

Tadas Matulionis, Director of LNG Department of Klaipėdos nafta AB

Panel discussion

15.10 – 15.30 Coffee break


15.30 – 17.00 3RD SESSION – RENEWABLE ENERGY
Moderator: Robert Juodka, Managing Partner at Primus, Attorneys at Law

What’s next for wind in Lithuania?

Tadas Navickas, CEO at 4energia UAB

The Expansion of Renewable in Sweden

Lars Andersson, Head of Wind Power Unit,  Swedish Energy Agency

The success of Lithuanian DH sector: from imported fossil fuels to local biomass

Vytautas Stasiūnas, President of the Lithuanian District Heating Association (LDHA)

Investment Environment in Heating Market of Lithuania: Prospects for RES

Vytautas Kisielius, President of the Lithuanian Independent Heat Providers’ Association

Waste to Energy Experience in Poland, Budimex

Piotr Świecki, Director of Energy & Industrial Construction, Proxy at Budimex

Conclusions

17.00 – 18.00 Glass of Wine and Networking 

Organizer and Partners

Estonian Chamber of Commerce
Embassy of the Republic of Latvia
Enefit
Gravitas Partners