2019 Energy forum

Traditional and Renewable Energy Forum

PROGRAM

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

08:00 – 08:30 REGISTRATION

08:30 – 08:45 WELCOMING REMARKS
                 Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania

08:45 – 09:50 ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL TRENDS in energy sector

Speakers:

Global and regional energy sector trends: stone age ended not because of the lack of stones
Žygimantas Mauricas, Chief Economist at Luminor Lietuva (Lithuania)

Global bioenergy status and Lithuania, as a recent success story
Remigijus Lapinskas
, President of World Bioenergy Association (Lithuania)

Global trends in European energy sector
Einari Kisel
, Senior Fellow, European Policies and Partnership Development, Regional Manager for World Energy Council (WEC) (Estonia)

Diversification of supply and security issues
Herkko Plit
, President and CEO of Baltic Connector Oy (Finland)

Moderator:

Robert Juodka, Managing Partner at PRIMUS DERLING (Lithuania)

09:50 – 10:20 NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

10:20 – 11:50 RENEWABLE ENERGY

Speakers:

Poland’s green technologies and the geopolitics of energy
Tomasz Jamróz, 
Counsellor, Economic Cooperation Department, Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Poland)

Is our region solar-friendly? From goals and policies to real implementation
Rūta Jakubauskienė, COO of I+D Energias Lietuva (Lithuania)

Cooperation of distributed and conventional power generation in Polish conditions
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lodzimierz Ehrenhalt, President of Polish Renewable Energy Association (Poland)

The development of wind energy in Lithuania: challenges and risks to deal with
Linas Sabaliauskas
, CEO (Country Manager) of Enefit Green (Lithuania)

Panel discussion

Moderator:

Robert Juodka, Managing Partner at PRIMUS DERLING (Lithuania)

11:50- 12:00 TECHNICAL BREAK

12:00 – 13:15 MARKET LIBERALIZATION as a driver of renewable and innovative solutions

Speakers:

Broad overview of household liberalisation practices in LV, EE, SE, FI
Janis Bethers
, CEO of Enefit Latvia (Latvia)

Development of competitive retail energy markets across the Baltics
Uldis Mucinieks
, Sales Director of Latvernergo (Latvia)

Household liberalisation market – legal issues
Tomas Venckus
, Partner at PRIMUS DERLING (Lithuania)

Panel discussion

Moderator:

Vytenis Koryzna, Managing Director of Enefit, UAB (Lithuania)

13:15 – 14:30 LUNCH
14:30 – 16:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS

GAS

Speakers:

Changing gas market role in the environment of rising renewables
Vytautas Ruolia
, Commercial Director of AB Amber Grid (Lithuania)

What does the future hold for LNG in the Baltic Sea region?
Arūnas Moli
s, Klaipėda LNG Director, Klaipėdos Nafta (Lithuania)

For the energy security and economy: “recruitment“ of cogeneration microturbines
Rokas Radvilavičius
Director of Sala Energy UAB (Lithuania)

The role of Polish gas exchange in the market integration process in the Baltic region
Piotr Zawistowski
, President of the Management Board of Polish Power Exchange (Poland)

Panel discussion

Joined by Timo Tatar, Deputy Secretary General for Energy of Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (Estonia)

Moderator:
               Giedrė Kurmė, CEO of GET Baltic (Lithuania)

ELECTRICITY

Speakers:

Synchronisation challenges ahead
Daivis Virbickas
, CEO of Litgrid (Lithuania)

10 years of the BEMIP – achievements and the path ahead
Hando Sutter
, CEO of Eesti Energia (Estonia)

Unity – is a challenge for the joint energy projects of the Baltic States
Virgilijus Poderys
, Member of Lithuanian Seimas, Chairman of the Commission for Energy and Sustainable Development at Seimas (Lithuania)

Energy market deregulation and development in the Baltics
Dominykas Tučkus, Member of the Executive Board at Lietuvos Energija, CBDO, Business Development & Infrastructure Director (Lithuania)

EU-SysFlex: pan-European system with an efficient coordinated use of flexibilities
Kaja Trees,
Chief Analyst at Elering AS (Estonia)

Panel discussion

Moderator:

Robert Juodka, Managing Partner at PRIMUS DERLING (Lithuania)

16:30 – 17:30 GLASS OF WINE AND NETWORKING

Grand Hotel Kempinski Vilnius 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. For reservation please fill in the 

Hotel reservation form Grand Hotel Kempinski Vilnius_2019 and forward it to the hotel by email reservations.vilnius@kempinski.com.

Please note, special room rate offer ends on 2019-04-30.

Photographs and/or video will be taken at the event. By taking part in this event you grant the event organizers full rights to use the images resulting from the photography/video filming, and any reproductions or adaptations of the images for publicity. This might include (but is not limited to), the right to use them in their printed and online publicity, social media, press releases.

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