Energy Security in Central & Eastern Europe: New Challenges and Opportunities

June 7, 2017 - 8:45 am

Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW
Washington, DC
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Energy Security in Central & Eastern Europe: New Challenges and Opportunities Conference

 
Please join the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center for a half-day conference on the implications of the changing global LNG market, progression of the European Energy Union concept, and priorities of the new administration in Washington, DC for Central and Eastern European energy security.  

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Registration and light breakfast

9:00 – 9:10 a.m. Welcome Remarks

Amb. Richard Morningstar (Ret.)
Founding Director and Chairman,
Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council

David Koranyi  @David Koranyi
Director, Energy Diplomacy Initiative, 
Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council
 
9:10 – 10:30 a.m. A New Chapter in Transatlantic Energy Cooperation

H.E. Vaclav Bartuska
Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Czech Republic

Melanie Kenderdine
Nonresident Senior Fellow,
Global Energy Center

Atlantic Council

Amb. Ján Kuderjavý
Director, Department of Economic Diplomacy,
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

Slovak Republic

H.E. Piotr Naimski
Secretary of State in Chancellery of the Prime Minister,
Plenipotentiary of the Government for Strategic Energy Infrastructure
Republic of Poland 

Simonas Šatūnas @SimonasSatunas
Deputy Minister of Energy
Republic of Lithuania

The Hon. Mary Warlick @EnergyAtState
Acting Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs
US Department of State

Moderated by:
Keith Johnson @KFJ_FP
Acting Managing Editor, News
Foreign Policy

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Coffee break

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Resilience of the Global Gas System – Medium- and Long-term Challenges and Implications for Central and Eastern Europe

Col. Gintaras Bagdonas @NATO_ensec_coe
Director
NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence

H.E. Mihnea Constantinescu
Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Romania 

Robert Fee
Acting Senior Vice President, External Affairs and
Chief of Staff to the CEO

Cheniere Energy Inc.

H.E. Pál Ságvári
Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade,

Hungary 

Piotr Woźniak
President of the Management Board,
PGNiG

Moderated by:
David Koranyi @DavidKoranyi
Director, Energy Diplomacy Initiative,
Global Energy Center

Atlantic Council
 
12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon: Oil and Gas Import Dependence and Diversification

Bud Coote
Resident Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council

Amb. Daniel Fried (Ret.)
Distinguished Fellow,
Future Europe Initiative

Atlantic Council

Agata Łoskot-Strachota @agata_loskot
Senior Fellow, Energy Policy
Center for Eastern Studies (OSW)

John Roberts
Nonresident Senior Fellow,
Global Energy Center

Atlantic Council

Anke Schmidt-Felzmann @anke_sf
Researcher, Europe Programme 
The Swedish Institute of International Affairs

Sara Vakhshouri @SVakhshouri
Nonresident Senior Fellow,
Global Energy Center

Atlantic Council

Moderated by:
Bina Hussein @BinaHussein
Associate Director, Energy Diplomacy Initiative,
Global Energy Center

Atlantic Council


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1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor (West Tower Elevator) 
Washington, DC 

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