02-04 June 2021

Τhe agenda time is in Coordinated Universal Time +3

Day 3

4th of June 2021

9.15-9.30 (UTC+3) Pre-Event Virtual Networking & Live Expo
Welcome Note
Vasili Nicoletopoulos, Founder, Natural Resources PC

Plenary Session

9.40-11.15 (UTC+3)

Which Energy Technologies Will Survive?

 Moderator Panagiotis Marketos, Business Editor
‘’The Future of Coal in Europe’’
Brian Ricketts, Secretary General, Euracoal Brussels
“2nd Opportunity Window Opened by the Wind in Romania”
Adrian Borotea, Vice President, The Romanian Wind Energy Association (RWEA), Romania
“Floating Photovoltaics & Hybrid RES”
Philipp Sinn, CEO, SINN Power
“Floating Wind Generated Energy”
Kyriakos Gialoglou, Seawind Ocean Technology B.V. Belgium, Director of European Government Affairs, Belgium
“Vision for a European Energy System Based Only on Renewables and Energy Efficiency’’
Dirk Hendricks, Secretary General, EREF, Belgium
“ITER and the fusion energy perspective”
Jaap G van der Laan, Test Blanket Systems Engineer, ITER International Organization, France

Parallel Session 1

9.30-11.15 (UTC+3)

Hydrocarbons Benefits VS Deep Decarbonisation

 Moderator Catherine Feore, Journalist at EU Reporter
“Carbon-Free Iron for a Sustainable Future”
Stefan Savonen, Senior Vice President Energy & Climate, LKAB, Sweden
“The role of Gas to the Deep Decarbonization”
Tereza Fokianou, President & CEO, Flow Energy & Environmental Operations SA, GR
‘’NEO Climate Scenario: A Clean Electricity and Green Hydrogen Pathway’’
Jef Callens, Senior Associate, Energy Economics, BloombergNEF
“Deep Decarbonisation: Ambitions and Challenges”
Valentina Dedi, Lead Economist, KBR and Head of Global Operations, GEF, UK
“Greece’s Leading Strategic Energy Role”
Rikard Scoufias, Chairman BoD Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management, UK
“H2 from Nuclear”
Chinnan Dikwal, Head of Energy Transition (EMEA), KBR Sustainable Solutions
11.15-11.45 (UTC+3) Virtual Networking Break & Live Expo

Plenary Session

11.45- 13.45 (UTC+3)

Energy Transition: By Whom and for Whom? Consumers?

 Moderator Anastasios Papazachariou, Senior PPA Manager, Mitie Energy
‘’European Energy Transition: Sizing the Challenge of Net-Zero”
Andreas Gandolfo, Head of EU Power at BloombergNEF, UK
‘’Empowering a Successful Energy Transition’’
Aristotelis Chantavas, Head of Europe Area, ENEL Green Power, President of Solar Power Europe
“The Role of Energy Regulation to Enable an Efficient Energy Transition”
Dennis Hesseling, Head of Gas Department, ACER – Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators
‘’Energy Transition Paradigm in the Energy Community’’
Simon Uzunov, Deputy Head of Electricity Unit, Energy Community Secretariat, Vienna
‘’Energy Digitalization: Addressing technological challenges of the energy sector transformation.’’
Leonidas Zaimis, President & CEO, MAS
“Development Prospects of the Hellenic NG Market”
Ioannis Ntroukas, Executive Director of Projects Division, Attica region, EDA ATTIKIS

Parallel Session 1

11.45-13.00  (UTC+3)

Energy in Transport

 Moderator  Kyriakos Mezopoulos, Director LNG, Affinity
“Wind Power and EVs: the UK and Greek Cases’’
Leo Drollas, Energy economist, specialising in oil and gas, UK
“The Maritime Industry in Today’s Economic and Environmental Framework: Demand Destruction Due to Covid-19, IMO-induced Fuel Constraints etc”
Theodore Chouliaras, BoD President & CEO, UPoilTankers INC, GR
“Star Bulk’s Decarbonization Strategy in View of IMO Regulations”
Charis Plakantonaki, Chief Strategy Officer, Star Bulk Carriers Corp., GR
“Decarbonisation of Heavy-Duty Vehicles via the Use of LNG and BioLNG”
Alexandros Lagakos, COO, Blue Grid/GM, BlueFuel
’Energy in Maritime Transport’’
George Tsavliris, Principal, Tsavliris Salvage Group

Parallel Session 2

11.45-13.15 (UTC+3)

Equipment, Automation, Cyber Security

 Moderator  Panagiotis Marketos, Business Editor
“SCADA Cybersecurity in the Energy Sector”
Prof Stephen D. Miller, Eastern New Mexico Univ, USA
“Seeking to Lead Positive, Measurable Changes Within the, Upstream Energy, Industry to Help Reduce Climate Change”
Pieter Scheffers, Project Engineer, Schlumberger
“Cybersecurity Threats and Strategies to Maintain a Sustainable Energy Future”
Dr Costis Toregas, Director, Cyber Security and Privacy Research Institute, The George Washington Univ, USA
“Investing in Cyber Resilience as Critical Infrastructure: Rregulation or Cooperation?’’
Florian Pennings, Director EU Cybersecurity Policy, Microsoft, Belgium
“Power Output Losses Due to Soiling of PV Panels. Automated Cleaning Solutions and Future Prospects”
Konstantin Kastanis, Managing Director, ELVAN S.A
13.45-14.15 (UTC+3) Virtual Networking Break & Live Expo

Plenary Session

14.15-15.45 (UTC+3)

Good Practices regarding Green/New Energy

 Moderator  Angelos Gkanoutas – Leventis, President of the Greek Energy Forum
‘‘Climate Change Policies and Circular Economy in the Post-Covid Framework’’
George Kremlis, Special Advisor to the Prime Minister on Energy, Climate, Environment & Circular Economy, Honorary Director of the European Commission, GR
“Energy transition in Greece: Challenges, opportunities and the role of PPC Renewables”
Konstantinos Mavros, CEO, PPC Renewables
‘’Managing Energy Transition in an Uncertainty Era’’
Spyros Kiartzis, Manager New Technologies & Alternative Energy Sources, Hellenic Petroleum SA
“A New Entrant Aiming at Bringing Sustainable Solutions to Communities”
Yves Rannou, CEO for Greece, Ventec
“The Role of an Independent Energy Producer”
Mario Schirru, Chief Operating Officer, Encavis AG, Germany

Parallel Session 1

14.15-15.45 (UTC+3)

Energy Trading – Energy Exchange, Target model etc

 Moderator Dimitrios Saratzis,  Senior Analyst, Global Gas Lead, Centrica Energy Marketing & Trading (EM&T)
‘’HEnEx Energy Markets and Energy Transition: Dynamics & Prospects’’
Prof. George Ioannou, CEO EnExGroup
‘’The Role of EEX in Shaping Sustainable Commodity Markets’’
Alex Papageorgiou, Senior Sales Manager, Sales Power Derivatives Southern Europe, European Energy Exchange AG (EEX), Germany
“The World Needs Uranium to Power the Green Economy’’
Bram Vanderelst, Head of Uranium, Curzon Resources, UK
“Guarantees of Origin (GO) Market. What Are the Prospects in Greece?’’
Ilias Karanasis, MSc, Managing Director of SOL SUN SA, owner of
“Methods for Electricity Price Forecasting”
Ekaterina Popovska, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
15.45-16.00 (UTC+3) Virtual Networking Break & Live Expo
Introduction to Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management Event
Vasili Nicoletopoulos, Founder, Natural Resources PC

Panel I

16.05-16.50 (UTC+3)

The Role of the Hydrocarbon Industry in the Energy Transition

 Moderator &
Opening Remarks
Dr. Aristofanis Stefatos, CEO Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management
Yves Le Stunff, General Manager Total E&P Greece
Anastasios Vlassopoulos, CEO HELPE Upstream
Dr Samir Raslan, Vice Chairman for Agreements and Exploration, EGAS
Erling Kvadsheim, Director, International affairs, Senior adviser, industrial policy, The Norwegian Oil and Gas Association
Questions and Answers
16.50-16.55 (UTC+3) Introduction to Panel II
Vasili Nicoletopoulos, Founder, Natural Resources PC

Panel II

16.55-17.35 (UTC+3)

Energy: Τhe Catalyst for Stability and Growth in the Southeast Mediterranean

 Moderator &
Opening Remarks
Dr Theodoros Tsakiris, Associate Professor for Energy Policy & Geopolitics, University of Nicosia
David Burger, Deputy Chief of Mission for the U.S. Embassy Athens
Jean Burrus, Chairman and CEO Beicip-Franlab
Maria-Rita Galli, CEO DESFA
Questions and Answers
Closing Remarks – End of Forum
Vasili Nicoletopoulos, Founder, Natural Resources PC

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