25 years of “Energy & Development” - One of the most important conferences of the Greek energy market

25 years of “Energy & Development” - One of the most important conferences of the Greek energy market Having established itself as a key platform for multifaceted information, dialogue and communication on energy issues in Greece and Southeast Europe, the annual National Conference on "Energy and Development", now in its 25th year, is organized once again by the Institute of Energy of Southeast Europe (IENE) under the auspices of the Ministry Environment and Energy.

Having established itself as a key platform for multifaceted information, dialogue and communication on energy issues in Greece and Southeast Europe, the annual National Conference on "Energy and Development", now in its 25th year, is organized once again by the Institute of Energy of Southeast Europe (IENE) under the auspices of the Ministry Environment and Energy. The Conference will take place in hybrid form at the Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens with the presence of more than 70 distinguished speakers from Greece and abroad. These include representatives from government and political parties and from the academic community. Also, several executives from major energy companies and international organizations will contribute while important interventions will be made by renowned experts and reputable analysts.

Indicatively, the conference’s list of confirmed speakers will include, among others: the Minister of Development and Investment, Adonis Georgiadis, the President of RAE, Dr. Athanasios Dagoumas, the General Secretary of Energy and Mineral Raw Materials, Alexandra Sdoukou, the Head of Environment of SYRIZA, Socratis Famellos, the President of the Technical Chamber of Greece, Giorgos Stasinos, the Vice President of ACCI, Michalis Siamidis. The Minister of Environment and Energy, Costas Skrekas, will also address the conference via video message.

In addition, this year's event will host the International Energy Agency (IEA) whose “World Energy Outlook 2021” will be presented by Mr. Apostolos Petropoulos, senior member of the modeling team. Several other organizations and companies will be represented at high level including Dr. Bassam Fattouh, Director, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Mr. Tim Yeo, Chairman, The New Nuclear Watch Institute (NNWI), Ms. Liana Gouta, Group Director Energy Policy & International Affairs, Mr. Ahmet Türkoğlu, CEO, Turkish Energy Exchange (EPIAS), Mr. Konstantin Konstantinov, CEO, ΙΒΕΧ, Mr. Milos Mladenovic, Managing Director, SEEPEX, Ms. Mariana Liakopoulou, Markets and Policy Associate, EFET, Mr. William Polen, Senior Director, United States Energy Association, Mr. Slavtcho Neykov, Chairman of the Board of Managers, Energy Management Institute, Dr. James Watson, Secretary General, EUROGAS, Dr. Michael Thomadakis, Strategy & Development Division Director, National Natural Gas System Operator (DESFA), Ms. Boyana Achovksi, Secretary General, Gas Infrastructure Europe, (GIE) , Dr. Katerina Sardi, Country Manager for Greece, Energean, Prof. George Ioannou, CEO, ΕnEx Group, Mr. John Giarentis, Chairman and CEO, DAPEEP, Mr. Gökhan Yardım, Partner and Manager, ADG Anadolu Naturalgas Consultancy and Trade Ltd., Dr. Gina Cohen, Lecturer and Consultant, Natural Gas Industry a.o.

The main sponsors of the Conference are Hellenic Petroleum (ELPE), the Hellenic Energy Exchange, the Independent Power Transmission Operator S.A. (ADMIE) and the law firm KG Law. Supporters include ENERGEAN, Elpedison, Mytilineos, Motor Oil Hellas, DESFA, Grant Thornton, DAPEEP and ENSO. Furthermore, the conference’s activities are supported by Sunlight, EssEnCon, GreenTop and Lamnidis Law. While the communication sponsors are energia.gr, the newspaper Naftemporiki and naftemporiki.gr, the international Foreign Affairs Media and energypress.gr.

For more information, the conference programme and registration click here.

According to the Government Gazette (4676 / 08.10.2021), for physical presence the only participants allowed are those who have been vaccinated or ill in the last six months, by presenting a certificate of vaccination or illness in the secretariat of the conference together with the electronic registration


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