Energy Investment Forum 2016
- CEO round table – Directions and opportunities in the Hungarian energy sector
- Paks II after the environmental licence
- Energy foreign policy in the EU, in the region and in Hungary
- Trends in the European and Hungarian energy supply, the new Hungarian gas market model
- The role of renewable energy in the business' energy supply, METÁR, controlling the e-mobility
- The European energy union model, purchasing energy from outside the EU and commerce
- The energy supply, as the changing industry from an investor's point of view
- The introduction of the new network tariffs
Portfolio is holding its 7th energetics conference on November 8th. Similar to past events, prestigious presenters will touch upon the most important topics concerning the energy market this year. The aim of the event is to discuss the most important decisions of last year with Hungary's decisive opinion leaders, and to find solutions for the challenges that face the industry.
The future of the energy sector, government plans concerning the national public utilities; energy market development priorities, energy foreign policy in the EU, in the region and in Hungary; Paks II. investment and supplier opportunities; trends in the European and Hungarian energy supply, the rise of renewable energy; METÁR, the prospects of the Hungarian gas market; the converging European energy market; energy services from an investors point of view...
Countless present-day topics and questions to which you can get your answers at the Portfolio Energy Investment Forum.
SPEAKERS AND CONVERSATION PARTICIPANTS:
- Andrea Beatrix Kádár, Deputy State Secretary, Secretary of State for Energy Affairs, Ministry of National Development
- dr. Attila Aszódi, Government Commissioner for the maintenance of the capacity of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant, Prime Minister’s Office
- László Varró, Chief economist, IEA
- Dr. Klaus Müschen, Senior Scientist, Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) Berlin
- András Tótth, Deputy CEO, Chief Strategy Officer, MVM Zrt.
- Dr. Eric Depluet, CEO, E.ON Hungária
- Sándor Fasimon, COO (Hungary), MOL Group
- Gergyel Szabó, CEO, MET Hungary
- Attila Ságodi, Partner, Head of Sector Government, Infrasctucture, Energy & Utilities, KPMG
- Kovács Csaba, Partner, KPMG Energy and Utilities Advisory Services
- Dr. Michael LaBelle, professor, Central European University Business School and in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy
- Dr. Gergyel Légrádi, lawyer, partner, Oppenheim Law Firm
- András György Deák, Head of Research Group on Development Economics, Institute of World Economics-HAS
- Gábor Farkas, Head of Regulation, E.ON Hungária Zrt.
- Balázs Felsmann, Chairman, HETA – Hungarian Energy Traders' Association
- Péter Lendvay, President, Magyar Szélenergia Ipari Társaság
- Zoltán Vígh, Public Affairs Executive, Jedlik Ányos Klaszter
- Dr. Kristóf Ferenczi, partner, Andrékó Kinstellar
- ifj. Attila Chikán, CEO, ALTEO Group
- Tamás Jászay, Business Development Director, Budapesti Elektromos Művek Nyrt.
- László Miklós, Strategy and Corporate Affairs Advisor, FGSZ Zrt.
- Lajos Bütösi, Commercial Director, Magyar Gáz Tranzit Zrt.
- Tamás Tóth, Head of Department, Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority
- Dr. Péter Kaderják, Director, Regional Centre for Enegry Pilocy Research (REKK)
- Zoltán Katona, Managing Director, Uniper Hungary Kft.
- Tibor Bacsó, energy advisor, Microsoft
PARTICIPANTS OF THE PORTFOLIO ENERGY INVESTMENT FORUM 2016:
Alpiq Csepel Kft.; Aon; Atomenergetikai Főosztály - Nemzeti Fejlesztési Minisztérium; British Embassy Budapest; Budapesti Erőmű Zrt.; Canadian Embassy to Hungary, Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina; Central European University Business School and in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy; CEZ Magyarország Kft.; Citibank Europe plc Magyarországi Fióktelepe; Energiagazdálkodási és Bányászati Főosztály - Nemzeti Fejlesztési Minisztérium; Energiaszabályozási Főosztály - Nemzeti Fejlesztési Minisztérium; Energy Hungary Zrt.; Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA); ENKSZ Zrt.; E.ON Hungária; E-OS Energiakereskedő Zrt.; Faludi Wolf Theiss Ügyvédi iroda; FŐGÁZ Zrt.; Get Energy Magyarország Kft.; GDF SUEZ Energia Holding Hungary Zrt.; IP Systems Kft.; ISD POWER Kft.; KPMG; KPMG Tanácsadó Kft.; Mátrai Erőmű Zrt.; Magyar Energetikai és Közmű-szabályozási Hivatal; Magyar Export-Import Bank Zrt.; Magyar Mérnöki Kamara; Magyar Telekom Nyrt.; Manitu Solar Kft; MEKSZ – Magyar Energiakereskedők Szövetsége;; MET Magyarország; Metro Kereskedelmi Kft.; MKB Bank Zrt.; Microsoft Magyarország Kft.; MOL-csoport; Mosaic Energy Kft.; MVM ERBE Zrt.; MVM Magyar Villamos Művek Zrt.; MVM Paks II. Zrt.; MVM Partner Zrt.; MVM OVIT Zrt.; MVM Zrt.; Nemzetközi Energiaügynökség (IEA); Oppenheim Ügyvédi Iroda, OT Industries Zrt.; OTP Bank Nyrt.; Paksi Atomerőmű; PwC Magyarország; Regionális Energiagazdasági Kutatóközpont (REKK); S Advisor Kft., Sarkcsillag Invest Kft.; Sberbank Magyarország Zrt.; SGS Hungária, siMentat Kft.; Stratégiai és Energiapolitikai Főosztály - Nemzeti Fejlesztési Minisztérium; Szeged Energia Zrt.; Szikszói Ipari Park Kft.; Takarékbank; TAM CERT Hungary Kft.; Torus Energy Kft; TÜV Rheinland Intercert Kft.; Uniper Hungary Kft.; Unicredit Bank Hungary Zrt.; Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Wärtsilä Hungary Kft....
DATE: November 8, 2016.
PLACE: Hotel Hilton, Buda Castle
Hess András tér 1-3., 1014 Budapest
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COST: 84,900 HUF + VAT /person
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Energy Investment Forum 2016
András György DeákHead of Research Group on Development Economics, Institute of World Economics-HAS
Balázs FelsmannChairman, HETA – Hungarian Energy Traders' Association
Currently Mr Felsmann works as a senior research associate in the Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research at Corvinus University of Budapest. As a researcher, consultant and former state officer he has wide range of experiences on the institutional and competitive framework of the utility industries. As a former state secretary he participated in the preparation of several policy documents including the new Energy Policy of Hungary (2007-2020), the Strategy for Increasing the Share of Renewable Energy Sources (2008-2020), the Unified Transport Development Strategy (2008-2020) and various major pieces of the legislation regarding electricity, natural gas, renewable energies and transportation. As a consultant Mr Felsmann has worked on various projects on the field of energy sector for governmental organisations, NGOs, market leading industrial companies and international financial institutes. He coordinated a WorldBank ESMAP project for preparing a General Assessment Study and a Cost Benefit Analysis of the implementation of smart metering system in the Hungarian utility sector. He actively participates in the work of various scientific and business organisations of the utility area and on national and international conferences regarding energy policy and utility management topics.
Dr. Michael LaBelleprofessor, Central European University Business School and in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy
Michael LaBelle is an assistant professor at the Central European University Business School and in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy. He teaches courses on sustainability, innovation and energy technologies. His research is centered on the interaction of government institutions and private companies and how they foster innovation in energy technologies and contribute to a low carbon future. Professor LaBelle’s current research concentrates on the development of shale gas in Europe, smart energy technologies and how policies and regulations influence innovation in the energy sector. Previous work assessed the efforts of institutions in the European Union to encourage the use of new low or zero carbon technologies in the energy sector, including energy efficiency measures. Much of his research involves issues of risk governance, with special attention paid to the sunk cost of energy investments. In addition, he has written peer reviewed articles and consulting publications on the strategic movement of energy firms and the regulatory environment in the Central Eastern European region. Notably, in 2012 he presented a report for the European Parliament on the political-economic factors influencing shale gas development in Poland and Bulgaria. Dr. LaBelle is a member of the Atlantic Council’s Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy Network. Previously, he worked in the CEU Center for Climate Change and Sustainable Energy Policy (3CSEP) and at the Regional Center for Energy Policy Research (REKK) at Corvinus University. He has worked on projects for the European Commission, United States Agency for International Development, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Energy Regulators Regional Association and with energy consulting companies and European universities. He holds an MSc and PhD in Geographical Sciences from the University of Bristol.
Zoltán VíghPublic Affairs Executive, Jedlik Ányos Klaszter
Vígh Zoltán 2009 és 2014 között dolgozott Brüsszelben a Magyar Televízió tudósítójaként, illetve később az EU közösségi politikáinak elemzőjeként. Az uniós energia- és közlekedéspolitikán belül az elektromobilitás szakértője. Tanulmányait a moszkvai Nemzetközi Kapcsolatok Egyetemén és az ELTÉ-n végezte. 1990-től MTA-ösztöndíjas és oktató az ELTE BTK Kelet-Európa Tanszékén. 1994 és 2009 között a Magyar Televízió, illetve a tv2 hírműsorainak vezető külpolitikai szerkesztője, majd az MTV nemzetközi rovatának vezetője. Kutatói, majd szakújságírói tevékenységében kiemelten foglalkozott az európai biztonság- és védelempolitika, illetve az energiaellátás kérdéseivel. 2015 októberében a Jedlik Ányos Klaszter egyik ügyvezetőjének választotta, majd 2016 januárjától a JÁK nemzetközi és közkapcsolatainak irányításával foglalkozik.
dr. Attila AszódiGovernment Commissioner for the maintenance of the capacity of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant, Prime Minister’s Office
Dr. Attila Aszódi holds the position of government commissioner for the maintenance of the capacity of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant. He also works as a professor of the Institute of Nuclear Techniques at Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He took part in several projects of the International Atomic Energy Agency. His scientific work has been honored six times. He has more than 300 published scientific articles and holds one patent. He speaks English and German fluently.
Tibor Bacsóenergy advisor, Microsoft Hungary
Lajos BütösiCommercial Director, Magyar Gáz Tranzit Zrt.
ifj. Attila ChikánCEO, ALTEO Group
Attila Chikán Jr. is the executive director of ALTEO Zrt. since 2008 March. Earlier, for five years he was the director of investment of EETEK Holding, where he directed the implementation of investment of over 10 billion HUF value, which included, among others, 30 MW small power plant investment. Earlier on, he worked as financial and investment analyst in a variety of positions. He received his degrees from the University of Economics Budapest and the School of International Commerce.
dr. Eric DepluetCEO, E.ON Hungária
Eric Depluet 2009 februárjától az E.On Hungária Zrt. vezérigazgatója . Az aacheni Közgazdaságtudományi és Pénzügyi Egyetemen végzett szakember ezt megelőzően az E.On AG vállalati felelősségvállalásért felelős igazgatója volt. 2004 és 2007 között az E.On Hungária igazgatósági tagja, az E.On Közép-dunántúli Gázszolgáltató igazgatóságának elnöke, az E.On Dél-dunántúli Gázszolgáltató felügyelőbizottsági tagja, az EH-SZER felügyelőbizottságának elnöke, a Croplin d.o.o. felügyelőbizottságának alelnöke.
Gábor FarkasHead of Regulation, E.ON Hungária Zrt.
Sándor FasimonCOO, MOL Hungary
A szakember 2005-2006-ban - a földgázüzlet vezetésével párhuzamosan - a MOL Kutatás-termelés portfolió-fejlesztés vezetője volt, majd a MOL oroszországi tevékenységének irányításával bízták meg. 2009 júliusától ügyvezető igazgatóként a MOL-csoport kőolajbeszerzéséért, energia portfolió fejlesztéséért, a trading platform működéséért, valamint a földgáz- és energiakereskedelméért felelt. 2011 júniusában vette át a MOL-csoport Kutatás-termelés ügyvezető igazgatói pozícióját, és ugyanezen időponttól tagja a MOL-csoport Ügyvezető Testületének (Executive Board) is. Fasimon Sándor elnöki tanácsadóként a Független Államok Közössége (FÁK) és Közel-Kelet régió kapcsolatokért is felel.
dr. Kristóf FerencziPartner, Andrékó Kinstellar
Kristóf Ferenczi Dr. is the partner of Kinstellar and the head of its praxis related to energy rights. He participated in numerous transactions related to energy industry, including transactions made in the sectors of electricity, natural gas and district heating, significant power plant investment, the implementation of project utilizing renewable energy sources, furthermore, legislative consultancy in issues regarding the Hungarian and European energy legislations. He has significant experiences regarding company acquisitions and privatization transactions as well. He is the arbitrator of the Permanent Arbitration Court of Energetics. Besides his Hungarian mother tongue, he speaks English, French and Italian as well. He acquired his legal degree on the Faculty of Laws at ELTE, after which, he studied postgraduate studies law at the Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg. He is a member of the Budapest Bar Association.
Tamás JászayBusiness Development Director, Budapesti Elektromos Művek Nyrt.
Mr. Tamás Jászay is the Head of Corporate Development of the ELMŰ-ÉMÁSZ Group, part of Innogy. He graduated as a mechanical engineer and has been working in the energy industry since the mid 1980’s. After the years spent at the Almásfüzítő Alumina Plant and the Institute for Energetics (EGI), from 1990 he worked as personal assistant to the State Secretary for Energy at the Ministry of Industry and Trade and was company secretary of MVM, the Hungarian Electricity Board. Between 1995 and 1998 he was director and member of the Board of the corporate finance boutique Eurocorp International Finance Ltd. He joined RWE to lead the company’s Budapest Representative Office in 1998 and switched to the ELMŰ-ÉMÁSZ Group and RWE Hungária from 2004, as head of strategy. Between 1998 and 2014 he was a member of the board of directors and supervisory board at various utility companies, including DDGÁZ, FŐGÁZ and the Budapest Waterworks. He is a founding member and member of the Board of Electors of the Hungarian Energy Association. He is a founder and vice president of the Hungarian Electromobility Association.
Andrea Beatrix KádárDeputy State Secretary, Secretary of State for Energy Affairs, Ministry of National Development
Ms. Beatrix Andrea Kadar graduated as a biochemical engineer and chemical technical engineer from the Budapest University of Technology. Ms. Kadar has been appointed as Deputy State Secretary for Energy Affairs at the Ministry of National Development in July, 2014.
2014 Ministry of National Development, Deputy State Secretary for Energy Affairs 2012-2014 Prime Minister’s Office, Deputy State Secretary Heading the Bureau of National Security 2011-2012 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Deputy State Secretariat for European Affairs, Advisor (EU strategic affairs) 2010-2012 Permanent Representation for Hungary to the European Union (Brussels) 2003-2010 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Head of Unit
Language skills: English, French, Spanish
Dr. Péter KaderjákDirector, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research
Péter Kaderják is the Director of the Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research at the Corvinus University of Budapest. He received his MSc in economics from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences in 1987. In 1998 he was appointed as Chief of Cabinet of the Minister of Economic Affairs and started to work on the liberalisation of the electricity and gas sectors in Hungary. In January 2000 he became the President of the Hungarian Energy Office, the national energy regulator. Between 2000 and 2004 he also served as the Chairman of the Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA), an association of energy regulatory institutions of countries from Central and Eastern Europe, the CIS and South East Europe. Since 2004 he has been serving as Training Director for ERRA’s in-house energy regulatory trainings. He is also directing a postgraduate program in Energy Economics at Corvinus University since 2010. He is research partner in the “European Energy Institute” at University of Leuven and a regular lecturer at the Florence School of Regulation. He has directed several recent research efforts with regional relevance. In 2011 he was appointed as alternate member of ACER’s (Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators) Board of Appeal.
Zoltán KatonaManaging Director, Uniper Hungary Kft.
Csaba KovácsPartner, KPMG Energy and Utilities Advisory Services
Csaba Kovács is leading KPMG’s Energy & Utilities Advisory practice in Budapest as Partner from October 2015. He joined the practice in September 2011 as Director. Prior to KPMG, Csaba Kovács served as Vice-President of the Hungarian Energy Office (HEO), the national energy regulatory agency. In this position, he dealt with, among other topics: tariff calculation, stranded cost payments, market model issues, unbundling, emission trading, and renewable support schemes with a primary focus on overseeing the agency’s professional work. Csaba has also actively participated in the work of international regulatory authorities and is a frequent speaker at international conferences.
Dr. Gergely LégrádiLawyer, Partner, Oppenheim Ügyvédi Iroda
Gergely Légrádi in 1998 he became Doctor of Laws at Eötvös Loránd Science University in Budapest; in 2000 he attended a postgraduate training at TMC Asser Insituut (The Hague, Netherlands), covering the fields of EU law, international trade law, and arbitrage. He is a guest lecturer at the Civil Law Department of Eötvös Loránd Science University, teaching contract law and law on succession. He was an associate of one of the most important law offices in Hungary between 1998 and 2000, and then he became Head of the Legal Directorate of MOL Rt. From 2002 he was head of the administrative law team at the Budapest Office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. He has been a member of the Energetics Permanent Arbitral Court since 2009. He is a founding partner of the Oppenheim Law Office, head of the administrative law, energy law, and pharmaceutical industry practice. His professional fields include contract law, legal proceedings, arbitrage, administrative law, regulated branches of industry, compliance affairs. He gathered his sector-specific experiences in the fields of energy industry and public services, car industry, logistics and transport, and the public sector. He is fluent in English and German.
Péter LendvayPresident, Magyar Szélenergia Ipari Társaság
A Budapesti Műszaki Egyetemen megszerzett gépészmérnöki diplomával az ország - akkor még egyetlen - erőmű tervező vállalatánál (ETV-ERŐTERV) kezd el dolgozni. A közgazdasági diplomáját már a Raiffeisen Bank kötelékében szerzi meg, ahol kisméretű (1-12MWe) erőmű beruházások teljes körű (engedélyezés, kivitelezés, finanszírozás, üzemeltetés) ügyintézésével foglalkozik. 2006-tól a fő érdeklődési iránya a megújuló energiaforrások minél szélesebb ipari alkalmazása lett. Vezetésével valósul meg Magyarország ipari méretű szélerőmű parkjainak ~20%-a. Több gazdasági társaság ügyvezetője és bizottságának tagja. 2013-tól a Magyar Szélenergia Ipari Társaság elnöke.
László MiklósStrategy and Corporate Affairs Advisor, FGSZ Zrt.
Chemical engineer (M.Sc.), economic engineer. Except for a few years he has been working in the oil and gas industry held various expert and management positions since 1979. Between 2001 and 2012 as Vice President of the Enterprise Relations of MOL Group, inter alia, he was responsible for relationship with the professional associations and governmental relations as well as for the regulatory affairs. Thereafter he was advisor to chairman until May 2014 and now he is member of the board and adviser at FGSZ Ltd. From 2002 until 2010 he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MVM Hungarian Electricity Ltd, between 2008 and 2013 he was Chairman of the Auditors’ Public Oversight Committee and since 2012 he is one of the Vice Presidents of the Confederation of Hungarian Employers and Industrialist.
Dr. Klaus MüschenSenior Scientist, Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) Berlin
2016 Associate of RENAC International 2006 – 2016 Head of the department „Climate and Energy" Federal Environment Agency 1989 – 2005 Head of the unit „climate, air quality and local agenda 21" Ministry of urban planning of the city of Berlin; 1986/87 Scientist, Öko-Institut Freiburg; 1981 – 1988 Assistant-professor of electrical engineering , University Hamburg; 1975 – 1981 Teacher at technical colleges in Lower Saxony and Hamburg; Study Electrical Engineering and Social Sciences, University Hannover
Attila SágodiPartner, Head of Sector Government, Infrastructure, Energy & Utilities, KPMG
Attila Ságodi, one of KPMG Advisory Ltd.’s Managing Director is responsible for leading business advisory services as Head of Sector Government, Infrastructure and Energy & Utilities. Attila Ságodi was leading KPMG’s Energy & Utilities Advisory practice in Budapest as Partner from January 2010 to October 2015. Prior to this he worked at BCG in Hungary for 10 years. During his career he has been involved in or led advisory projects for all major companies in Hungary as well as numerous regional players. His areas of expertise include strategy, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, operational restructuring, risk management, regulation and licensing.
Gergely SzabóCEO, MET Magyarország
Tamás TóthHead of Department, Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority
András TótthDeputy CEO, Chief Strategy Officer, MVM Zrt,
László VarróChief economist, IEA
Until 2011 Varro was the Director for Strategy Development at MOL Group, a publicly quoted independent energy company headquartered in Budapest. From 2000 to 2005, Varro worked as the Head of Price Regulation at the Hungarian Energy Office where his main projects were unbundling and network tariff setting, introduction of the first feed-in tariffs for renewables in Hungary as well as restructuring power purchase agreements during market liberalisation. In his new role, Varro will lead the Economics and Investment Office (EIO), a newly created group within the IEA that aims to provide sound and consistent energy economics and methodological support for the Agency’s work. EIO will also provide strategic support for the Executive Director’s agenda.
Energy Investment Forum 2016
08:20-08:50 - Registration
SECTION I: The future of the Hungarian energy sector, direction of development
SECTION II: Energy foreign policy in the EU, in the region and in Hungary
SECTION III: Innovation and new trends in the energy sector
SECTION IV: The converging European energy market, the practical implications of the EU and Hungarian regulatory changes
Energy Investment Forum 2016
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