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CHOOSE DAY

11:00 - 11:05 | Welcome Remarks

Welcome Remarks


Speaker
Symeon G. Tsomokos, Delphi Economic Forum
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 11:00 02/17/2021 11:05 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Welcome Remarks - Symeon G. Tsomokos <p><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

11:05 - 12:00 | Ministerial Roundtable

Ministerial Roundtable

Challenges of the energy transition to the 2030 milestone

Coordinator
Alexia Tasouli, Diplomatic correspondent OPEN TV
Speakers
Kostas Skrekas, Minister of Environment & Energy Hellenic Republic
Zorana Mihajlovic, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Mining and Energy Republic of Serbia
Natasa Pilides, Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry, Cyprus
Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Arab Republic of Egypt
Frank Fannon, fmr. Assistant Secretary of State, Energy Resources, USA
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 11:05 02/17/2021 12:00 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Ministerial Roundtable - Kostas Skrekas <p>Challenges of the energy transition to the 2030 milestone<br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

12:00 - 12:15 | Session 1 - Energy & Geopolitics. Correlation or Conflict?

Session 1 - Energy & Geopolitics. Correlation or Conflict?

Fire Side Chat

Coordinator
Manolis Kostidis, Journalist SKAI TV
Speaker
H.E. Burak Özügergin, Ambassador of Turkey to the Hellenic Republic
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 12:00 02/17/2021 12:15 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 1 - Energy & Geopolitics. Correlation or Conflict? - H.E. Burak Özügergin <p><b>Fire Side Chat</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

12:15 - 12:45 | Session 1 - Energy & Geopolitics. Correlation or Conflict?

Session 1 - Energy & Geopolitics. Correlation or Conflict?

Discussion I: Can energy generate security dilemmas or cooperation in S.E. Europe?

Coordinator
Michalis Mathioulakis, Academic Director Greek Energy Forum
Speakers
Nikos Tsafos, Deputy Director & Senior Fellow Energy Security and Climate Change Program Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Dr. Theodoros Tsakiris, Associate Professor for Energy Policy and Geopolitics University of Nicosia
Mariana Liakopoulou, Research Fellow Energy Security NATO Association of Canada
Roudi Baroudi, CEO Energy & Environment Holding
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 12:15 02/17/2021 12:45 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 1 - Energy & Geopolitics. Correlation or Conflict? - Nikos Tsafos <p><b>Discussion I: Can energy generate security dilemmas or cooperation in S.E. Europe?</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

12:45 - 13:00 | Session 1 - Energy & Geopolitics. Correlation or Conflict?

Session 1 - Energy & Geopolitics. Correlation or Conflict?

Fire Side Chat

Coordinator
Marissi Balioussi, Editor in Chief capital.gr
Speaker
H.E. Geoffrey Pyatt, U.S. Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 12:45 02/17/2021 13:00 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 1 - Energy & Geopolitics. Correlation or Conflict? - H.E. Geoffrey Pyatt <p><b>Fire Side Chat</b></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

13:05 - 13:30 | Session 1 - Energy & Geopolitics. Correlation or Conflict?

Session 1 - Energy & Geopolitics. Correlation or Conflict?

Discussion II: The role of EUs energy diplomacy for regional stability

Coordinator
Dr. Nikolaos Farantouris, Professor University of Piraeus
Speakers
Thanos Dokos, National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister Hellenic Republic
Yannis Maniatis, fm. Minister of Environment, Energy & Climate Change
Prof. Yiorgos Stathakis, fmr Minister of Environment & Energy
Benjamin Haddad, Director, Future Europe Initiative Atlantic Council
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 13:05 02/17/2021 13:30 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 1 - Energy & Geopolitics. Correlation or Conflict? - Thanos Dokos <p><b>Discussion II: The role of EUs energy diplomacy for regional stability</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

13:30 - 13:35 | Break

Break

13:35 - 14:00 | Session 2 - Energy Markets & Finance. Where should the money go?

Session 2 - Energy Markets & Finance. Where should the money go?

Discussion I: Critical milestones in Sustainability financing

Coordinator
Panagiotis Bousbourelis, Director and co - owner Worldenergynews.gr
Speakers
Theodoros Skylakakis, Alternate Minister of Finance for Fiscal Policy Hellenic Republic
Alexandra Sdoukou, Secretary General for Energy & Mineral Resources
Dimitris Skalkos, Secretary General of Public Investment and Partnership Agreement Ministry of Development and Investments
Athanasios Savvakis, President Fed. of Industries of Greece; Chairman, EnEx Group
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 13:35 02/17/2021 14:00 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 2 - Energy Markets & Finance. Where should the money go? - Theodoros Skylakakis <p><b>Discussion I: Critical milestones in Sustainability financing</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

14:05 - 14:35 | Session 2 - Energy Markets & Finance. Where should the money go?

Session 2 - Energy Markets & Finance. Where should the money go?

Discussion II: Safeguarding green investments. How do we know what is truly green? 

Coordinator
Christina Faitakis, Partner Karatzas & Partners
Speakers
Konstantinos Petropoulos, General Manager Structured & Shipping Finance Piraeus Bank
Argyro Banila, Head of Structured Financing Division National Bank of Greece
Spyros Venetsianos, Deputy General Manager, Head of Structured Finance Group Corporate & Investment Banking Eurobank
John Sinner, Energy Economist European Investment Bank
Dimitris Koufos, Lead Direct Finance EBRD
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 14:05 02/17/2021 14:35 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 2 - Energy Markets & Finance. Where should the money go? - Konstantinos Petropoulos <p><b>Discussion II: Safeguarding green investments. How do we know what is truly green?&nbsp;</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

14:35 - 14:40 | Break

Break

14:40 - 14:50 | Session 3 - Regulatory market intervention: Where is the Limit?

Session 3 - Regulatory market intervention: Where is the Limit?

Fire Side Chat: The implementation of the Target Model and the new era for the Greek and Regional Electricity Market

Coordinator
Michalis Mathioulakis, Academic Director Greek Energy Forum
Speaker
Dr. Alex Papalexopoulos, President & CEO ECCO Intl, USA
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 14:40 02/17/2021 14:50 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 3 - Regulatory market intervention: Where is the Limit? - Dr. Alex Papalexopoulos <p><b>Fire Side Chat: The implementation of the Target Model and the new era for the Greek and Regional Electricity Market</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

14:50 - 15:20 | Session 3 - Regulatory market intervention: Where is the Limit?

Session 3 - Regulatory market intervention: Where is the Limit?

Discussion I: Dynamic vs. steady Regulation: Should ad-hoc regulation interfere to “save”  the market from itself?

Coordinator
Michalis Mathioulakis, Academic Director Greek Energy Forum
Speakers
Dr. Alex Papalexopoulos, President & CEO ECCO Intl, USA
Dr. Athanasios Dagoumas, President Regulatory Authority for Energy
Yiannis Yiarentis, CEO and Chairman of BoD Renewable Energy Sources Operator
Dr. George Ioannou, Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors Hellenic Energy Exchange S.A.
Dimitris Michos, Chief Officer of Operation, Infrastructure and Market General Division IPTO
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 14:50 02/17/2021 15:20 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 3 - Regulatory market intervention: Where is the Limit? - Dr. Alex Papalexopoulos <p><b>Discussion I: Dynamic vs. steady Regulation: Should ad-hoc regulation interfere to “save”&nbsp; the market from itself?</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

15:20 - 15:45 | Session 3 - Regulatory market intervention: Where is the Limit?

Session 3 - Regulatory market intervention: Where is the Limit?

Presentation: Accenture New Energy Consumer Research

Speaker
Wytse Kaastra, Managing Director Utilities - Energy Transition Europe Accenture
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 15:20 02/17/2021 15:45 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 3 - Regulatory market intervention: Where is the Limit? - Wytse Kaastra <p><b>Presentation: Accenture New Energy Consumer Research</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

15:45 - 16:20 | Session 3 - Regulatory market intervention: Where is the Limit?

Session 3 - Regulatory market intervention: Where is the Limit?

Discussion II: Milestones for a mature electricity market. How do we achieve regulatory balance and market depth?

Coordinator
Harris Floudopoulos, Journalist capital.gr
Speakers
Andrea Testi, Executive Chairman Elpedison
Dinos Benroubi, General Manager Power & Gas Business Unit Protergia / MYTILINEOS
Miltos Aslanoglou, Director Hellenic Federation of Energy Suppliers
Antonios Kontoleon, Chairman of the Board, Hellenic Union of Industrial Energy Consumers (UNICEN); Energy Consultant of SIDENOR S.A
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 15:45 02/17/2021 16:20 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 3 - Regulatory market intervention: Where is the Limit? - Andrea Testi <p><b>Discussion II: Milestones for a mature electricity market. How do we achieve regulatory balance and market depth?</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

16:20 - 16:25 | Break

Break

16:25 - 16:40 | Presentation: The Greek electricity system evolution & the South-East North Electricity Highway

Presentation: The Greek electricity system evolution & the South-East North Electricity Highway




Speakers
Dimitris Papakanellou, Partner KPMG in Greece
Pantelis Biskas, Associate Professor Aristotle University of Thessaloniki - School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 16:25 02/17/2021 16:40 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Presentation: The Greek electricity system evolution & the South-East North Electricity Highway - Dimitris Papakanellou <p><br><br><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

16:40 - 17:00 | Session 4 - Energy Production

Session 4 - Energy Production

Discussion II: Did the boat sail? Is it too late for East Med Hydrocarbons in the EU? 

Coordinator
Dr. Theodoros Tsakiris, Associate Professor for Energy Policy and Geopolitics University of Nicosia
Speakers
Artistofanis Stefatos, CEO Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM SA)
Demetris Fessas, Acting General Manager Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company (CHC)
Dr. Jörg Köhli, DG Energy, Senior Expert – Head of Offshore Safety Team European Commission
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 16:40 02/17/2021 17:00 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 4 - Energy Production - Artistofanis Stefatos <p><b>Discussion II: Did the boat sail? Is it too late for East Med Hydrocarbons in the EU?&nbsp;</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

17:00 - 17:05 | Break

Break

17:05 - 17:30 | Session 5 - Energy Networks

Session 5 - Energy Networks

Discussion: Ensuring energy access along a pathway towards 2050

Coordinator
Harris Floudopoulos, Journalist capital.gr
Speakers
Maria Rita Galli, CEO DESFA
Tassos Manos, CEO Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator
Dr. Marios Tsakas, CEO Public Gas Distribution Networks SA (DEDA)
Add to Calendar 02/17/2021 17:05 02/17/2021 17:30 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 5 - Energy Networks - Maria Rita Galli <p><b>Discussion: Ensuring energy access along a pathway towards 2050</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

10:00 - 10:30 | Session 6 - Decommissioning the lignite industry in Greece and the Balkans

Session 6 - Decommissioning the lignite industry in Greece and the Balkans
Coordinator
Dr Anna Plevri, Assistant Professor University of Nicosia
Speakers
Simon Uzunov, Deputy Head of the Electricity Unit Energy Community Secretariat
Nicolas Kuen, International Relations Officer Director-General for Energy European Commission
Dr Sotiris Kapellos, Chairman of the BoD Hellenic Association of PV companies -HELAPCO
Spyridon Economou, President Center of Renewable Energy Sources and Savings (CRES)
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 10:00 02/18/2021 10:30 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 6 - Decommissioning the lignite industry in Greece and the Balkans - Simon Uzunov Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

10:30 - 10:35 | Break

Break

10:35 - 10:45 | Session 7 - Decarbonisation. Best practices for the future

Session 7 - Decarbonisation. Best practices for the future

FIRE SIDE CHAT: The UAE’s energy transition pathway

Coordinator
Odin Linardatou, Head of Communications ELIAMEP
Speaker
H.E. Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany, UAE Perm. Representative, IRENA
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 10:35 02/18/2021 10:45 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 7 - Decarbonisation. Best practices for the future - H.E. Dr. Nawal Al-Hosany <p><b>FIRE SIDE CHAT: The UAE’s energy transition pathway</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

10:45 - 11:15 | Session 7 - Decarbonisation. Best practices for the future

Session 7 - Decarbonisation. Best practices for the future

Discussion: Catalyzing sustainability

Coordinator
Odin Linardatou, Head of Communications ELIAMEP
Speakers
Konstantinos Aravossis, Secr. General of Natural Environment & Water Hellenic Republic
Eliot Whittington, Director of Policy; Director of The Prince of Wales’s Corporate Leaders Group Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership
Simone Tagliapietra, Research Fellow Bruegel
Spyros Kouvelis, Director EPLO Institute for Sustainable Development
Nick Keramidas, EU & Regulatory Affairs Director MYTILINEOS
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 10:45 02/18/2021 11:15 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 7 - Decarbonisation. Best practices for the future - Konstantinos Aravossis <p><b>Discussion: Catalyzing sustainability</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

11:20 - 11:35 | Fire Side Chat

Fire Side Chat
Coordinator
Thodoris Panagoulis, Editor in Chief energypress.gr
Speaker
George Kassapidis, Regional Governor of Western Macedonia
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 11:20 02/18/2021 11:35 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Fire Side Chat - George Kassapidis Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

11:40 - 12:10 | Presentation: Decarbonizing Greece by 2028

Presentation: Decarbonizing Greece by 2028
Speakers
Apostolos Zampelas, Senior Project Leader Boston Consulting Group
Panagiotis Prontzas, Principal and Head of the Strategy and Investments Department Grant Thornton
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 11:40 02/18/2021 12:10 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Presentation: Decarbonizing Greece by 2028 - Apostolos Zampelas Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

12:10 - 12:15 | Break

Break

12:15 - 12:45 | Session 8 - Clean and alternative fuels for the Green Transition

Session 8 - Clean and alternative fuels for the Green Transition

Discussion I: Alternative clean fuels & waste to energy

Coordinator
Alexandros Lagakos, Chief Operating Officer Blue Grid
Speakers
George Kremlis, Principal Advisor to the Greek Prime Minister on energy, climate, environment and circular economy issues
Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, Secretary General Hydrogen Europe
Saïd Mouline, CEO Moroccan Agency for Energy Efficiency
Panos Mitrou, Global Gas Segment Manager Lloyd’s Register Marine & Offshore
Javier Calleja, CEO Solaris Bus & Coach
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 12:15 02/18/2021 12:45 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 8 - Clean and alternative fuels for the Green Transition - George Kremlis <p><b>Discussion I: Alternative clean fuels &amp; waste to energy</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

12:45 - 13:05 | Session 8 - Clean and alternative fuels for the Green Transition

Session 8 - Clean and alternative fuels for the Green Transition

Discussion II: Downstream LNG in Southeastern Europe

Coordinator
Kyriakos Mezopoulos, Director LNG Affinity Shipping LLP
Speakers
Panayotis Kanellopoulos, Deputy General Manager Power and Gas Business Unit MYTILINEOS
Sofoklis Papanikolaou, Founder and CEO Blue Grid
Michael Thomadakis, Head of Strategy Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator – DESFA, Greece
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 12:45 02/18/2021 13:05 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 8 - Clean and alternative fuels for the Green Transition - Panayotis Kanellopoulos <p><b>Discussion II: Downstream LNG in Southeastern Europe</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

13:05 - 13:10 | Break

Break

13:10 - 13:40 | Session 9 - Renewables and energy storage. Milestones for a successful transition

Session 9 - Renewables and energy storage. Milestones for a successful transition

Discussion I: Are RES growing too slow for the planet but too fast for the electricity system?

Coordinator
Dr Valentina Dedi, Lead Economist KBR
Speakers
Dr Sanna Markkanen, Research Associate Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)
Arthouros Zervos, Chair REN21
Nikos Papapetrou, General Manager Renewables & Storage Development (RSD) Business Unit MYTILINEOS
Nikos Mantzaris, Partner & Senior Policy Analyst The Green Tank
Kevin Sara, Chairman & CEO Nur Energie, UK
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 13:10 02/18/2021 13:40 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 9 - Renewables and energy storage. Milestones for a successful transition - Dr Sanna Markkanen <p><b>Discussion I: Are RES growing too slow for the planet but too fast for the electricity system?</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

13:45 - 14:15 | Session 9 - Renewables and energy storage. Milestones for a successful transition

Session 9 - Renewables and energy storage. Milestones for a successful transition

Discussion II: Can Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) help RES in growing faster and achieve target model goals?

Coordinator
Konstantinos Eleftheriadis, Partner, Financial Advisory Deloitte Greece
Speakers
Dionysis Grigoratos, CEO Victus Networks
Giorgos Stamtsis, General Manager Association of Independent Power Companies in Greece (HAIPP)
Miltos Aslanoglou, Director Hellenic Federation of Energy Suppliers
Georgios Paidakakis, Head of European and International Affairs Regulatory Authority for Energy
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 13:45 02/18/2021 14:15 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 9 - Renewables and energy storage. Milestones for a successful transition - Dionysis Grigoratos <p><b>Discussion II: Can Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) help RES in growing faster and achieve target model goals?</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

14:15 - 14:35 | Session 9 - Renewables and energy storage. Milestones for a successful transition

Session 9 - Renewables and energy storage. Milestones for a successful transition

Discussion IIΙ: Can offshore wind be a disruptive technology?

Coordinator
Michalis Mastorakis, Journalist energypress.gr
Speakers
Panagiotis Ladakakos, President Hellenic Wind Energy Association (HWEA)
Konstantinos Mavros, CEO PPC Renewables
Nikolaos Alagialoglou, Director Copenhagen Offshore Partners
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 14:15 02/18/2021 14:35 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 9 - Renewables and energy storage. Milestones for a successful transition - Panagiotis Ladakakos <p><b>Discussion IIΙ: Can offshore wind be a disruptive technology?</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

14:35 - 14:40 | Break

Break

14:40 - 15:05 | Session 10 - Smart cities and smart energy

Session 10 - Smart cities and smart energy

Discussion I: How to build smart energy systems in our cities

Coordinator
Angelos Gkanoutas-Leventis, President Greek Energy Forum
Speakers
Ioannis Kefalogiannis, Deputy Minister of Infrastructure & Transportation Hellenic Republic
Dimitris Papastergiou, Mayor of Trikala; President of Greek Union of Municipalities
John Saracakis, Vice President Hellenic Association of Motor Vehicle Importers Representatives
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 14:40 02/18/2021 15:05 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 10 - Smart cities and smart energy - Ioannis Kefalogiannis <p><b>Discussion I: How to build smart energy systems in our cities</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

15:05 - 15:25 | Session 10 - Smart cities and smart energy

Session 10 - Smart cities and smart energy

Discussion II: New tools for old energy grids. How do we actually make energy smart?

Coordinator
Angelos Gkanoutas-Leventis, President Greek Energy Forum
Speakers
Dr. Dimitrios Doukas, Chief Information Officer & Country Manager (Greece) NET2GRID BV
Menelaos Ioannidis, CTO Lightsource bp Labs
Yannis Perrakis, Principal, Digital Innovation BP
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 15:05 02/18/2021 15:25 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Session 10 - Smart cities and smart energy - Dr. Dimitrios Doukas <p><b>Discussion II: New tools for old energy grids. How do we actually make energy smart?</b><br></p> Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com

15:25 - 15:30 | Break

Break

15:30 - 16:00 | Fire Side Chat

Fire Side Chat
Coordinator
Apostolos Mangiriadis, Journalist SKAI TV
Speaker
Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for Energy
Add to Calendar 02/18/2021 15:30 02/18/2021 16:00 Europe/Athens Athens Energy Dialogues 2021 - Fire Side Chat - Kadri Simson Online https://www.athensenergydialogues.com
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