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09:00 - 09:30 Registration and coffee break

09:30 - 09:40 Official Opening
Galya Prokopieva, Executive Director, Economedia
Olivier MarquetteExecutive Director, AES Bulgaria, Co-Chairman of National Energy Chamber

09:40 – 11:00
First discussion panel: Final Countdown to the Energy Market Liberalization:
Challenges Ahead

Moderator: Ilin Stanev, Editor, Capital Weekly

Temenuzhka Petkova, Minister of Energy
Ivan Ivanov, Chairman of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission
Tony Thompson, Country Manager for Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, and Slovakia, Europe and Central Asia, The World Bank
Olivier Marquette, Executive Director, AES Bulgaria
Garry Levesley, Executive Vice President and CEO Eastern Europe, ContourGlobal
Karel Kral, Country Manager of CEZ for Bulgaria

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 12:30 Second discussion panel:
 Key steps toward Gas Market Liberalizaton

Modrator: Ilian Vasilev, Managing Partner, Innovative Energy Solutions

Anita Orban, Chief Advisor, Cheniere Marketing and former Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hungary
Delian Dobrev, Chairman of the Parliamentary Energy Commission
Svetoslav Ivanov, Member of the Board of Directors, Overgas Inc.
Georgi Buzyakov, Deputy Head of Direction, Bulgartransgaz

12:30 – 13:30 Networking Lunch

13:30 – 15:00 Third discussion panel: 
The European Energy and Climate Policy: Impact on Bulgaria
and the Future of energy

Moderator: Julian Popov, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Buildings Performance Institute Europe

Keynote: Christian Egenhofer, Senior Fellow; Head of the Energy and Climate programme; Director of the Energy Climate House, CEPS

Atanaska Nikolova, Deputy Minister of Environment and Water
Ivo Prokopiev, Publisher, Capital newspaper, CEO, Alfa Finance Holding
Franck Bernard, Director Energy Storage Market Europe SBU, AES Europe
Maher Chebbo, General Manager Energy & Natural Resources EMEA & MEE, SAP
Dries Acke, Policy Manager, European Climate Foundation
Thomas Pellerin-Carlin, Research Fellow, European Energy Policy, Jacques Delor Institute