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Energy Investment Forum 2018

Date: 6th November 2018  

Location: Marriott Hotel

08:30 - 08:55 Registration

Section I: In a growth race – A new era for the European and Hungarian energy industries

08:55 - 09:00

Welcome speech

Zoltán Bán, CEO, NET Media Zrt. (portfolio.hu)

09:00 - 09:20

Invigorated transaction market – A new stage for the Hungarian energy industry

Speaker: Attila Ságodi, partner, a KPMG kormányzati, infrastruktúra, energetikai és közüzemi ágazatokért felelős vezetője

09:20 - 09:40

Preparing for the future or the 21st century challenges of energy supply

Speaker: Attila Kiss, CEO, E.ON Hungária Zrt.

09:40 - 10:00

Thoughts on updating the National Energy Strategy: outlook for traditional and renewable energy sources in domestic supply

Speaker: Dr. Péter Kaderják, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Policy, Ministry for Innovation and Technologies

10:00 - 10:20

The biggest task for domestic companies – The to-do list of digital transition

Speaker: Cecília Hall, Head of business developement & marketing, KONsys Kft.

10:20 - 10:40

Investment planning and harmonising capital market activities in the service of gradual growth

Speaker: ifj. Attila Chikán, elnök, BCSDH

10:40 - 11:00

New players in the market of integrated energy companies – A Hungarian business in a European leading role

Speaker: Gergely Szabó, Country Chairman, MET Csoport, Magyarország

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break, networking

Section II: Ambitions and realities for Hungarian energy companies – Can a regional leading role be attained?

11:30 - 12:20

Executive's roundtable

  • Pressure to invest and investment opportunities in the Hungarian energy industry
  • Portfolio management and optimisation
  • M&A
  • Revaluing the energy value chain
  • Opportunities for growth in domestic fossil generation
  • What does a unifying European energy market demand?

Moderator: Richárd Hlavay, főszerkesztő, Energiainfo.hu

Conversation participants:

12:20 - 12:40

Energy storage in Hungary – practical experience of one of the first projects

Speaker: Dr. Gergely Légrádi, Lawyer, Partner, Oppenheim Ügyvédi Iroda

12:40 - 13:00

The renaissance of district heating in light of current energetics and climate trends

Speaker: Representative of FŐTÁV Zrt.

Speaker: Róbert Balog, Head of Department, FŐTÁV Zrt.

13:00 - 13:20

Opportunities presented by U.S. LNG in European and Hungarian gas supply

Speaker: Daniel Babinski, Energy Officer, U.S. Embassy Budapest

13:20 - 14:10


Section III: Self-sufficiency and diversification- Hungary's power and gas supply treading new ground

14:10 - 14:30

News and updates on the Paks 2 project

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Attila Aszódi, a Paksi Atomerőmű kapacitásának fenntartásáért felelős államtitkár, BME Nukleáris Technikai Intézet, egyetemi tanár

14:30 - 14:50

Changes in global trends of energy industry - Innovative solutions of Rosatom for the widespread use of nuclear power

Speaker: Zalán Bács, Director, Rosatom Central Europe (Hungary)

14:50 - 15:40

Panel discussion: Supply and operational security in Hungary’s energy sector

Moderator: Tamás Dinh, Senior Manager, KPMG Advisory ltd.

Conversation participants:

  • Kornél Czinege, Chief Executive Officer, MVM Partner Ltd.
  • Norbert Boross, Director, ELMŰ-ÉMÁSZ
  • Péter Tilesch, Head of Department, Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority, Department of Electricity Supervision and Price Regulation
  • András István Tóth, Ügyvezető igazgató helyettes, E.ON Energiakereskedelmi Kft.
  • Zoltán Trombitás, Energy Efficiency and Renewables Financing Programme - Project Leader, Head of EU Office at Erste Bank Hungary

15:40 - 16:00

Pipelines and interconnectors: the expected transformation of the regional and domestic gas supply systems

Speaker: Gábor Szokodi, Business Development Advisor, FGSZ Földgázszállító Zrt.

16:00 - 16:40

Panel discussion: What can these changes mean to players in the Hungarian natural gas market?

  • The expected impact of the Nord Stream 2 project (Will we have gas?)
  • Can LNG provide a viable alternative?
  • Expected price movements and gas exchange outlook
  • The latest developments and practical consequences of European Union energy policy and regulations
  • Key tasks in digitalisation

Moderator: Balázs Felsmann, senior research associate, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research, Chairman of the Hungarian Energy Traders’ Association

Conversation participants:

  • Zsolt Borsányi, Gas portfolio management director, Elmű-Émász Energiakereskedő Kft.
  • Edit Farkas, Department of Natural Gas Supervision and Price Regulation, Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority
  • Gábor Szokodi, Business Development Advisor, FGSZ Földgázszállító Zrt.
  • Péter Tóth, Chairman of the Supervisory Board, CEEGEX Central Eastern European Gas Exchange Ltd.

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