Towards 21st Century Energy Systems in Central & Eastern Europe

June 25, 2018 - 9:00 am

Atlantic Council headquarters, 1030 15th Street, NW
Washington, DC
Towards 21st Century Energy Systems in Central & Eastern Europe 
 
9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.              Welcome Remarks

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

H.E. László Szabó, Ambassador, Embassy of Hungary; Representative of the Presidency, Visegrad Group

9:10 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.          Towards 21st Century Energy Systems in Central & Eastern Europe 

Conversation between:
Amb. Richard Morningstar (Ret.), Founding Chairman, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council

Maroš Šefčovič, Vice President, Energy Union, European Commission 
 

9:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.          Coffee Break 


10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.          The Impact of the US’ Energy Agenda on Central and Eastern Europe 

Moderated by:
Dávid Korányi, Senior Fellow for Energy Diplomacy, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council

Participants:
H.E. Vaclav BartuskaAmbassador-at-Largefor Energy Security, Czech Republic 

Barbara DorićManaging Director, Croatia LNG 

Amb. Dusan MatulayDirector General,  Economic Cooperation Section, Ministry of Foreign and European  Affairs of the Slovak Republic

Anita Orbán, Vice President, Tellurian, Inc. 

Sandra Oudkirk, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Diplomacy, US Department of State

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


11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.          Coffee Break 


11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.           Tackling the Challenges of Tomorrow: Innovation in Central and Eastern European Energy Systems

Moderated by
Melanie KenderdineSenior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council 

Participants:
Marcin RoszkowskiPresident, The Jagiellonian Institute 

Ágnes Törőcsik, Program Director, REKK Foundation

 
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.           The Southern Gas Corridor and Central and Eastern European Energy Security

Conversation between
Amb. Richard Morningstar (Ret.), Founding Chairman, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council

John RobertsSenior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council 


12:30 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.           Concluding Remarks

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

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


12:40 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.            Networking Luncheon


Please join the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center and the Hungarian Presidency of the Visegrád Group on Monday, June 25, 2018 from 9:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. for our "Towards 21st Century Energy Systems in Central & Eastern Europe" conference, which will feature discussion and debate on the strategic and policy implications of the Trump Administration’s energy agenda and its impact on the transatlantic relationship, with special attention paid to the Central and Eastern European region. 

Vice President of the European Commission for Energy Union Maroš Šefčovič will kick off the conference with a discussion of pressing energy issues in Central and Eastern Europe, including CEE integration and Nord Stream II. Our expert panels will then discuss the impact of the US’ energy agenda on Central and Eastern Europe, innovation in Central and Eastern European energy systems, and the Southern Gas Corridor.
 

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

The conference is open to press and on the record. 

VISITING THE COUNCIL: Metro and parking info 



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