Fifth Annual Central and Eastern European Energy Security Conference

June 26, 2019 - 12:30 pm

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


At the Fifth Annual Central and Eastern European Energy Security Conference, esteemed panelists and moderators will discuss and debate current Central and Eastern European energy policy, the transatlantic energy security nexus, and the movement towards European energy independence. This event is organized and sponsored in co-operation with the Slovak Presidency of the Visegrád Group. 


Join us on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 12:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Atlantic Council headquarters (1030 15th Street NW, West Tower Elevators, 12th Floor, Washington, DC 20005) for what is certain to be a rich and interesting conversation. This event is on-the-record and open to the media. Lunch will be served. A networking reception sponsored by the Embassy of the Slovak Republic to the United States will follow the conference.






Agenda


Welcome Remarks

12:30 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.


Amb. Richard Morningstar 

Founding Chairman, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council


H.E. Ivan Korčok

Ambassador, Embassy of the Slovak Republic to the United States


A Platform for US-Europe Cooperation on Energy Security

1:10 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Moderated by

Emily Meredith

Deputy Bureau Chief, Energy Intelligence


Panelists:

H.E. Václav Bartuška

Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security, Czech Republic


Colin Cleary

Director of Energy Diplomacy for Europe, the Western Hemisphere, and Africa, Bureau of Energy Resources, United States Department of State


Albert Nahas

Vice President, International Affairs

Tellurian Inc.


Paweł Pikus

Deputy Director of Oil and Gas, Ministry of Energy, The Republic of Poland 


H.E. Pál Ságvári

Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Hungary


Coffee Break

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Strengthening Transatlantic Energy Security through Innovation

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Moderated by:

Olga Khakova

Associate Director for European Energy Security, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council


Panelists:

András Bácsi-Nagy

Head of International Public Affairs and European Union Regulatory Affairs, MOL Group


Lee Beck

Women Leaders in Energy Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council; Senior Advocacy and Communications Adviser, Global CCS Institute


Artur Bobovnický

Director of Innovations and International Cooperation, Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency 


Patrik Krizansky

Managing Partner, Danubia NanoTech


Coffee Break

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


A Path to Energy Independence in Central and Eastern Europe

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Remarks by:

Klaus-Dieter Borchardt

Deputy Director-General for Energy, European Commission


Moderated by:

Amb. András Simonyi

Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council


Panelists:

Klaus-Dieter Borchardt

Deputy Director-General for Energy, European Commission


Barbara Dorić

Managing Director, Croatia LNG


H.E. Juraj Siváček

Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

Slovak Republic


Christopher Smith

Senior Vice President for Policy, Government, and Public Affairs,

Cheniere Energy, Inc.


Concluding Remarks

5:30 p.m. – 5:40 p.m.

 

H.E. Juraj Siváček

Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs,

Slovak Republic


Amb. Richard Morningstar

Founding Chairman, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council 


Networking Reception

5:40 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.






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Atlantic Council Headquarters

1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor (West Tower Elevators) 

Washington, DC 20005


This event is open to press and on the record.


VISITING THE COUNCIL: Metro and parking info



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