European Commission
EURELECTRIC
Eurogas
Enel
Total
RTE Inteligent Electricity
KIC-InnoEnergy
GDF Suez
OMV
European Copper Institute - Copper Alliance
Areva
EWEA - The European Wind Energy Association
EPIA - European Photovoltaic Industry Association
First Solar
CEEP - Central Europe Energy Partners

9.00 – 09.40 OPENING SESSION

Opening welcome:

  • Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President for Energy Union, European Commission
  • Jerzy Buzek, Chair, ITRE committee, European Parliament
  • Claudio De Vincenti, Vice Minister for Economic Development, responsible for energy, Italy

Keynote speakers:

  • Hans Ten Berge, Secretary General, EURELECTRIC
  • Beate Raabe, Secretary General, EUROGAS
  • Monica Frassoni, President, European Alliance to Save Energy

09.40 – 11.15 FIRST PLENARY SESSION

Under what economic, financial and technological conditions could the exploitation of domestic energy resources in Europe be developed, the demand moderated and the energy efficiency increased?

  • Jerzy Buzek, Chair, ITRE committee, European Parliament
  • Dominique Ristori, Director-General, DG Energy, European Commission
  • Simone Mori, Executive Vice-President, ENEL
  • Thierry Reveau de Cyrières, Vice-Président EU Affairs, Total
  • Diego Pavia, CEO, KIC InnoEnergy
  • Thomas Becker, CEO, EWEA
  • Mart van Bracht, President, Euro Geo Surveys
  • Diego Pavia, CEO, KIC InnoEnergy

11.15 – 11.45 Coffee Break

11.45 – 13.00 SECOND PLENARY SESSION

How to manage inherent costs – generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure maintenance, modernisation and investment, taxes and levies, etc. – in order to make energy prices more favourable to business competiveness?

  • Adina-Ioana Vălean, Vice-President of the European Parliament
  • Pierre Delsaux, Deputy Director-General, DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission
  • Mechthild Wörsdörfer, Director, Energy Union, DG Energy, European Commission
  • Pierre Bornard, Chairman of the Board, ENTSO-E, Deputy CEO, RTE
  • Stefan Scheuer, Secretary General, Coalition for Energy Savings
  • Fernand Felzinger, President IFIEC Europe

13.00 – 14.30 Lunch Break

14.30 – 14.45 OPENING OF THE AFTERNOON SESSIONS

  • Michel Lebrun, President, Committee of the Regions

14.45 – 16.00 THIRD PLENARY SESSION

Which new or improved tools – ETS, market mechanisms, etc. - and what new legislative initiatives in order to build a low carbon economy and ensure a more fair, homogeneous and efficient internal energy market?

  • Artur Runge-Metzger, Director for International and Climate Strategy, DG Climate Action, European Commission
  • Nigel Cotton, ECI & Renewable Heating and Cooling Industry Representative
  • André Antolini, Honourary President, Syndicat des energies renouvelables
  • Maher Chebbo, President, ESMIG
  • Christopher Burghardt, Vice-President of Business Development for Europe, First Solar, EPIA Representative
  • François-Regis Mouton, Chairman, GasNaturally
  • Nigel Cotton, ECI & Renewable Heating and Cooling Industry Representative

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee Break

16.30 – 18.00 FOURTH PLENARY SESSION

Diversification of suppliers, supply routes and third country cross-border interconnections: how to ensure a more secure external supply of gas and electricity?

  • Elmar Brok, Chair, AFET committee, European Parliament
  • Dominique Ristori, Director-General, DG Energy, European Commission
  • François Trevoux, Director of the Energy Department, EIB
  • Laura Cozzi, Deputy Head, Directorate for Global Energy Economics, International Energy Agency
  • Etienne Davignon, President Genfina, Groupe GDF Suez
  • Dr. Ulrich Streibl, Senior Vice President Corporate Strategy, OMV
  • Janusz Luks, CEO, Central Europe Energy Partners

18.00 – 18.15 CONCLUSIONS

  • Miguel Arias Cañete, Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, European Commission