Regional Energy Issues to Be Discussed at Length in Forthcoming IENE Annual Conference

Regional Energy Issues to Be Discussed at Length in Forthcoming IENE Annual ConferenceWith SE Europe now confronting a number of major economic and social challenges, energy security and the need to diversify the region’s hydrocarbon dependent energy mix is at the forefront of discussions among the countries but also at EU level

With SE Europe now confronting a number of major economic and social challenges, energy security and the need to diversify the region’s hydrocarbon dependent energy mix is at the forefront of discussions among the countries but also at EU level. The forthcoming annual IENE conference "Energy & Development 2015” presents an excellent opportunity to examine the region’s pressing energy issues and more specifically the role of different energy resources both conventional and renewable. In addition the discussion on electricity and gas connectivity among the countries of the region is expected to attract considerable attention in view of EU’s latest efforts to prioritize the development of fully integrated electricity and gas markets. In this respect the participation of senior experts and seasoned energy professionals from Turkey, Iran, Russia, Serbia, Romania, Greece and Cyprus as well as representatives from major European industry bodies will ensure a high level discussion and analysis of the issues at hand.

IENE’s invited speakers from the region and various European countries include: Dr. Volkan Ozdemir, Chairman, EPPEN, Institute for Energy Markets and Policies, Ankara,Turkey,Professor Abbas Maleki, Energy Policy, Dpt. of Energy Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, Mr. Mihailo Mihailovic, Independent Consultant, PE Electric Power Industry of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia, Ms. Dimitra Valavani, Energy Advisor, Romania,Mr. Stephan Ressl, ResidentΕnergyΑdvisor, European Commission, Secretariat-General Structural Reforms Support Service (SRSS), Cyprus, Ms. Beate Raabe, Secretary General, Eurogas, Brussels, Dr. Katja Yafimava, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Oxford, UK, Dr. Savvas Seimanidis, Chairman, European Renewable Energy Federation, Brussels, Representative of the Greek Association of RES Electricity Producers.

IENE’s annual conference is sponsored by Hellenic Petroleum, the Public Gas Corporation (DEPA) and the Public Power Company (PPC), while supporters include Energean Oil & Gas, Terna Energy, KG Law Firm, Elpedison and Norton Rose Fulbright Law Firm, Media Partners for this year’s conference include the daily "Kathimerini” and Energia.gr, Greece’s leading energy portal.

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