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Natural Gas and LNG: New Developments in the Southeastern European Market

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Natural Gas and LNG
New Developments in the Southeastern European Market

The International Hellenic University and the Southeastern European Energy Forum – Thessaloniki, are organizing a conference entitled “Natural Gas and LNG:New Developments in the Southeastern European Market”, on Tuesday January 26th 2016 from 16:30-20.30 on the premises of the International Hellenic University (I.H.U.), Main Auditorium, Thermi, Thessaloniki.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM
 
MODERATION
Prof. em. Dr. Αthanassios Kaissis
Member of the Governing Board of International Hellenic University, Chairman of the Board of Directors of EPA Thessaloniki, President of South Eastern European Energy Forum – Thessaloniki
 
Mr. Leonidas Bakouras
Deputy General Manager EPA Thessaloniki & EPA Thessalia, Secretary General of South Eastern European Energy Forum – Thessaloniki
16:30-17:00 Registration
17:00-17:30
Greeting to Conference Participants:
Prof. Dr. Costas Grammenos
President of the Governing Board, International Hellenic University
 
Mr. Panos Skourletis*
Minister of Environment and Energy
Mr. Sokratis Famellos
Member of Parliament B’ Thessaloniki SYRIZA
Dr. Sotiris Manolkidis
Vice President, Regulatory Authority for Energy (RΑΕ)
State Senator Mr. Leonidas Raptakis
Rhode Island State Senate, U.S.A.
Mr. Asimakis Papageorgiou
f. Deputy Minister for Environment, Energy and Climate Change
Mr. Apostolos Tzitzikostas
Regional Governor of Central Macedonia
Mr. Giannis Boutaris
Mayor of Thessaloniki
Mr. Stavros Kalafatis
Member of Parliament  A’ Thessaloniki New Democracy
Mr. Lazaros Kyrizoglou
President of PEDKM, Mayor of Ampelokipoi - Menemeni
Mr. Ignatios Kaitezidis
Mayor of Pylaia - Chortiatis
Dr. Georgios Banias
President of Permanent Environmental and Energy Committee of TEE / ΤΚΜ
  1st Session: Aspects and Prospectives of Natural Gas in Southeastern European Infrastructure and Markets: Greece, Italy, Albania, Bulgaria, FYROM and Serbia - Gas Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria (IGB Pipeline)
17:30-18:30
1st Session
Mr. GIOACCHINO COSTA – Eni SpA Italy
Eni SpA Italy - Senior Vice President Western Europe at Eni Downstream Gas & Power
 
Mr. Kostas Xifaras
CEO, Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator (DESFA)
Mr. Theodoros Kitsakos
CEO, Public Gas Corporation of Greece (DEPA)
Mr. Rikard Scoufias
Trans Adriatic Pipeline (ΤΑP) Country Manager for Greece
Mr. Alexandros Lagakos
Chairman of Greek Energy Forum
  With the participation of:
Overgas Inc. AD Bulgaria
Bulgarian Gas Association
Skopje
18:30-19:00 Coffee Break
  2nd Session: Regulatory, Legal, Economical and Technological Aspects in the Greek Natural Gas Market – Liberalization of Greek Natural Gas Retail Market
19:00-20:30
2nd Session
Prof. em. Dr. Αthanassios Kaissis
Chairman of the Board of Directors of EPA Thessaloniki, President South Eastern European Energy Forum - Thessaloniki
Dr. Theodoros Panagos
Attorney at law, Adjunct Professor on Energy Law, International Hellenic University
Mr. Christos Balaskas
General Manager, EPA Attiki
Mr. Federico Regola
General Manager, EPA Thessaloniki & EPA Thessalia
Mr. Kostis Sifnaios
Head of Business Development, PROMITHEAS GAS
Mr. Panayotis Kanellopoulos
CEO, M&M Gas
Mr. Leonidas Bakouras
Deputy General Manager EPA Thessaloniki & EPA Thessalia, Secretary General of South Eastern European Energy Forum - Thessaloniki
20:30-21:30 Discussion

* to be confirmed

The program is also available for download in English and in Greek↓

The Conference language is Greek with simultaneous interpretation into English.

Registration: Admission to the Conference is free and pre-registration on the website is recommended.

Transfer to IHU Campus: There will be a free return bus service from downtown Thessaloniki (in front of the International Fair entrance on Egnatia Street, opposite the central library of Aristotle University) to the International Hellenic University. Time of departure is 15:45 (please arrive before that - priority will be given on a first-come, first-served basis).

For information on how to get to the International Hellenic University click here.

Attendance certificates will be provided upon request.

 

Online Registration

 

Professor Dr. Em. Athanassios Kaissis


Member of the Governing Board of International Hellenic University
Chairman of Board of Directors of EPA Thessaloniki
President of South Εastern European Energy Forum – Thessaloniki
Dr. Leonidas Bakouras


Deputy General Manager of EPA Thessaloniki
& EPA Thessalia
Secretary General of South Εastern
European Energy Forum - Thessaloniki

Natural Gas and LNG - Event Sponsors

Additional Info

  • Event date: Tuesday, 26 January 2016
  • Event time: 16:30
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