7th TRADITIONAL AND RENEWABLE ENERGY FORUM

Date: 30 May 2018
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 – 11.00 GLOBAL TRENDS AND ENERGY SECURITY
Moderator: Robert Juodka, Managing Partner at Primus, Attorneys at Law

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 (Lithuania)

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)

Energy Security Challenges in the Baltic States Desynchronization Process
Julia Vainio, Subject Matter Expert of NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence (Finland)

11.00 – 11.20 Coffee break


11.20 – 13.00 1ST SESSION – GAS

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

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)

Baltic gas market dynamics – towards higher liquidity and price convergence

Gintaras Buzkys, Chief Business Development Officer of GET Baltic (Lithuania)

Gas market opening in Latvia – was it just national?

Jānis Eisaks, Head of Corporate Strategy Division of Conexus Baltic Grid AS (Latvia)

Panel discussion

11.20 – 13.00 2ND SESSION – ELECTRICITY

Moderator: Indrė Makaraitytė, Journalist

Energy System Sustainability. Challenges ahead

Daivis Virbickas, Member of the Board and CEO of Litgrid AB (Lithuania)

Cornerstones to sustainable energy system

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

New strategy of Lietuvos Energija Group

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. (Lithuania)

Panel discussion


13.00 – 14.00 LUNCH

14.00 – 16.00 3RD SESSION – RENEWABLE ENERGY
Moderator: Robert Juodka, Managing Partner at Primus, Attorneys at Law

Global renewable energy tendencies. How will they affect the future of energy sector in Lithuania?

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)

Overview of the recent changes in the thermal energy pricing regulation

Tomas Venckus, Partner at Primus, Attorneys at Law (Lithuania)

Efficient trading coordination of biomass market

Vaidotas Jonutis, Head of Trade Division of Baltpool (Lithuania)

Electricity from renewables: what will we choose?

Vytautas Kisielius, President of the Lithuanian Independent Heat Producers Association (Lithuania)

Wind energy : challenges and opportunities

Tadas Navickas, CEO of 4energia UAB (Lithuania)

Panel discussion joined by Linas Sabaliauskas, CEO of Achema Group

16.00 – 17.00 Glass of Wine and Networking 

Organizer and Partners

Estonian Chamber of Commerce
Enefit

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