08:00 Registration
08:30 Chairman's introductory remarks:
The Economist's forecast
John Andrews, Consultant EditorThe Economist
08:45 Official opening
Demetris Christofias, President of the Republic of Cyprus

Yiannakis Omirou, President of the House of Representatives of Cyprus
09:15 Discussion
09:30 Shaping the new global energy landscape:
sustainable, competitive and secure energy in Europe

Competitiveness in energy supply and the promotion of renewable energy sources

Praxoula Antoniadou Kyriacou, Mnister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Cyprus
09:40 Discussion
09:50 How to accelerate start up of new e&p companies in new regions
Eirik Rasmussen, Director, PwC
10:00 Discussion
10:15 Break
10:45 The status of energy exploration in Cyprus
and its geostrategic significance for the region

Extracting natural gas in Cypriot offshore territories
Exclusive Economic Zones
Significant implications for the Mediterranean region
Renewable Energy Sources - Case Study: Cyprus's Wind Park
The importance of energy collaboration between Israel-Cyprus and Greece in meeting the European energy demands / deficit beyond 2015

Solon Kassinis, 
Director, Energy ServiceMinistry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Cyprus

Yeoshua (Shuki) Stern, Director, Natural Gas Authority, Israel

George Shammas, Chairman, Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority

Costas Ioannou, Executive Chairman, Natural Gas Public Company of Cyprus (DEFA)

The scientific perspective

Anthony Foscolos, Emeritus Professor, Technical University of Crete
Emeritus Research Scientist, Geological Survey of Canada


Abraham Zelilidis, Professor, Department of Geology, University of Patras
11:40 Discussion
12:15 Critical decisions for the oil and gas pipelines
What are the capacities of Caspian gas for Europe?
Russia's presence and future strategy
ITGI, TAP and NABUCCO: competing projects or partner pipelines?
What is the status of the Bourgas - Alexandroupolis oil pipeline?
Kavala Underground Gas Storage - On the crossroad of pipelines in southeast Europe  

Konstantin Simonov, Executive Director, National Energy Security Fund, Russia

Rikard ScoufiasCountry Manager GreeceTrans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP)

Mathios Rigas, Chief Executive Officer, Energean Oil & Gas

Kostas Karayannakos, Division Head, International Projects, DEPA
13:00 Discussion
13:30 Networking luncheon
15:00 Shaping the new global energy landscape:
what are the implications?


Middle East and north Africa
Overcoming the challenges of exporting Middle Eastern gas to Europe
The increasing role of Middle Eastern gas after 2015
MENA and European security of supply


Saleh Jallad, Vice-president, CCC Greece, Chairman, MEES, Cyprus, Greece and Lebanon

Hector Avella, Vice-president, Maritime Security Solutions, USA

Bassam Fattouh, Director, Oil and the Middle East Programme, The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Eastern mediterranean, Central Asia and the Caspian Sea 
The role of Iranian oil and gas reserves in the energy security of Europe
Recent developments of the oil and gas industry in Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan

Brenda Shaffer, Professor, University of Haifa, Specialist on Caspian and Eastern Mediterranean energy issues

Theodore Tsakiris, Editor, Iranian & Caspian, Middle East Economic Survey
15:50 Discussion
16:30 Conclusions
End of Conference


 

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