Agenda of Fourth annual SEE energy conference"The New Energy Strategy: Competitiveness, Sustainability, Efficiency" 2010

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10:00 – 10:15 Opening
Galya Prokopieva, Editor-in-Chief, Capital Weekly
Traycho Traykov, Minister of Economy, Energy and Tourism
Florian Fichtl, The World bank Resident Representative

10:15 – 12:00 First discussion panel:
Competitiveness and Regulation - both sides of the energy market

Moderator: Plamen Popov, Managing Director, Statkraft

Energy market regulation under conditions of competition
Angel Semerdzhiev, State Energy and Water Regulatory Commission

More transparent and public structures in Bulgarian power engineering
Veneta Tzvetkova, Head of Department "Markets and Restructuring", Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism

Free choice of energy supplier – an energy exchange
Vladimir Dichev, Executive Director, CEZ Trading

Role of the power exchanges in the markets’ integration: how the South East Europe region may reach similar achievements to Central West Europe in this respect
Lucian Palade, Director Electricity Market Surveillance & Development Division, OPCOM

Industries and power engineering
Konstantin Stamenov, Chairman, Bulgarian Federation of Industrial Energy Consumers

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch hosted by:

13:00 – 14:30 Second discussion panel:
Low-carbon economy: renewable energy sources and energy efficiency as a perspective resource and instrument for sustainable development

Moderator: Nikola Gazdov, Chairman of Bulgarian Photovoltaic Association

Sustainable development of the power engineering
Peter Johansen, Senior Energy Specialist at theOffice of the Regional Vice President

EBRD equity and debt financing in Bulgarian energy sector modernisation and efficiency improvements
Milko Kovachev, EBRD

Low Carbon Economy - right and responsibility
Kostadinka Todorova, Director of Energy Efficiency and Environmental Protection, Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism

CO2 Diet
Martina Chakarova, Association Corporate Social Responsibility

For sustainable development: installation for dehumidification of plaster at Enel Maritza East 3 TPP
Quinto Di Ferdinando
, Plant Manager of Enel Maritza East 3 TPP

Large Energy Projects Financing
Martin Gikov, Director of project finance and real estate at Unicredit Bulbank

Integrated approach for reduction of greenhouse gases emission in Bulgaria
Stefan Dalakov, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

14:30 – 15:00 Coffee-break hosted by:

15:00 – 16:30 Third discussion panel:
Energy Security

Moderator: Iliyan Vassilev, Chairman, Deloitte Bulgaria

Energy risks and energy security
Julia Nanay, Senior Director in PFC Energy's Markets & Country Strategies Group

Challenges before Bulgaria
Claudia Vasquez, Energy Economist, Europe and Central Asia Vice-presidency Energy Unit

Energy projects - the Bulgarian Energy Holding role in planning and implementation
Galina Tosheva, Executive Director, Bulgarian Energy Holding

Challenges and opportunities before the nuclear energy
Bogomil Manchev, Chairman, Bulatom

The gas highways towards Europe
Christian Dolezal, Nabucco Gas Pipeline project

16:30 Closing