19th National Energy Conference, Energy and Development 2014, Athens, November 11-12 2014

Greeces Energy Future in a Constantly Changing International Environment

1st Day Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Introductory Remarks by the organizers

Keynote Speeches Speakers

1st Session
The Changing International Energy Environment and the New Challenges

Coordinator: Mr. Costis Stambolis, Deputy Chairman and Executive Director, IENE


2nd Session
The Geopolitical Dimension of Energy and the Role of Greece in EUs Security of Energy Supply

Coordinator: Mr. Gus Papamiichallopoullos, Partner, Head of Energy and Infrastructure Department, KG Law Firm and IENEs Secretary General


3rd Session
Trends in the European Electricity Sector and the Outlook of Greeces Electricity Market

Introductory Speech by Prof. Pantelis Capros, Chairman of IENEs Scientific Committee and Director of E3MLab, NTUA


Roundtable Discussion: Prominent market players will participate in a Roundtable Discussion to be coordinated by Prof. Pantelis Capros , Chairman of IENEs Scientific Committee.

Participating in the discussion will be:

  • Mr. Andrew Petropouleas, Asset Management Director, Elpedison
  • Mr. Konstantinos Kouklelis, Chairman, Hellenic Union of Industrial Consumers of Energy (UNICEN)
  • Mr. Jan Van Aken, Secretary General, EFET
  • Ms. Katerina Karali, Energy Markets Analyst, regulatory Authority for Energy, RAE
  • Dr. George Stamtsis, General Manager of Hellenic Association of Independent Power Producers, ESAH
  • Mr. George Koubaris, Commercial Director, Heron S.A.

2nd Day Wednesday, 12 November, 2014

4th Session
A Strategy for RES Development and the Emphasis on Energy Efficiency

Coordinator: Mr. John Chadjivassiliadiis, Chaiirman, IENE


Roundtable discussion "The Role of RES in the New Energy Mix"

Coordinator: Mr. John Chadjivassiliadis, Chairman, IENE


  • Dr. John Tsipouridis, Chairman, Hellenic Wind Energy Association, (ELETAEN)
  • Mr. Sotiris Kapellos, President, Hellenic Association of Photovoltaic Companies, (HELAPCO)
  • Mr. Ilias Kakiopoulos, Secretary General, Hellenic Small Hydropower Association, (ESMYE)
  • Mr. Antony Gerasimou, Chairman, ELEVIOM
  • Mr. Stelios Loumakis, President, Hellenic Association of Photovoltaic Energy Producers, SPEF

5th Session
The key role of natural gas in Europes energy markets, the SE European region and the role of Greece

Coordinator: Dr. JJohn Desypriis, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Mytilineos Holdings S.A. and IENE past Chairman and Member of the BoD


6th Session
Latest developments in Oil & Gas Exploration and Production in Greece and the East Mediterranean

Coordinator: Mr. Dinos Nikolaou, General Manager, Kanergy Ltd and Member of IENE BoD


Round Table Discussion: Global competition in the energy sector and the role of regional players

Coordinator: Prof. John Mazis, Geopolitics Dpt, University of Athens


  • Mr. Jan Ingwersen, Business Area Manager, Markets, ENTSO-G
  • Mr. George Kapopoulos, Journalist, Ethnos Imerisia Newspaper
  • Ambassador Jan-Meinte Postma, Special Envoy of the Secretary General, Energy Charter, Brussels
  • Mr. Nicholas Sofianos, Research Projects Coordinator, IENE
  • Dr. Stelios Bikos, Director Gas Supply Portofolio Management, Public Gas Corporation, DEPA
  • Prof. Konstantinos Papavasileiou, Geologist, Associate Professor, University of Athens, Ex General Director, IGME

Closing Remarks by Mr. Costis Stambolis, Executive Director, IENE

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