Conference 2021 / Agenda

AGENDA

THURSDAY, 25. FEBRUARY 2021

Host of the conference:

  • Richárd Hlavay, Senior communication expert, MAVIR Hungarian Transmission Operator Company Ltd.

9.00-9.15 Welcome speech

  • Dr. Balázs Felsmann, Chairman, Hungarian Energy Traders' Association, HETA

9.15-9.30 Keynote speech: Energy and climate policy overview in relation to Hungary and the European Union. What can we expect in 2021?

  • Attila Steiner, State secretary, Ministry for Innovation and Technology

9.30-10.10 2021's key energy challenges in the view of the International Energy Agency

  • László Varró, Chief economist, International Energy Agency

10.10-10.30 Regulatory aspects - what regulatory changes do electricity and gas suppliers need to prepare for?

  • Péter Horváth, President, Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority

10.30-10.45 Coffee Break

10.45-11.00 Energy efficiency obligation schemes – key tools for energy savings

  • Anne Weidenbach, Policy officer, European Commission DG Energy

11.00-11.30 What we need to know about the EEOS, but so far we have not asked yet

  • Dr. Barbara Botos, Deputy minister of state for climate policy, Ministry for Innovation and Technology
  • Dr. Csaba Nemes, Head of Sustainable Development Department, Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority

11.30-11:50 Practical experiences on operation of aggregators

  • Elias De Keyser, Energy and flexibility expert, Next Kraftwerke

11.50- 12.30 Actualities in the ancillary services and reserve markets - current challenges and expected changes

Roundtable discussion

  • Moderator: Levente Császár, Chairman of Electricity Committee, HETA
  • Gergő Batta, Director for System- and Market Operation, MAVIR Hungarian Transmission System Operator Company Ltd.
  • Dr. Ágnes Csermely, Head of Analysis and Modelling, Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority
  • Kornél Czinege, Chief Executive Officer, MVM Partner Ltd.
  • Péter Luczay, Deputy CEO, Asset-Backed Energy Trading & Risk Management, ALTEO Group

12:30-13.00 Lunch

13.00-14.00 NEW TRENDS IN THE GAS MARKET? TRADE ROUTES IN TRANSITION

13.00-13.15 Keynote speech

  • Kirsten Westphal, Gas market expert, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik

13.15-14.00 Roundtable discussion

  • Moderator: Zsolt Borsányi, Director of Gas Portfolio Management, ELMŰ-ÉMÁSZ
  • Philipp Hanus, Senior Originator, E.ON Energy Markets GmbH
  • Csaba Marosvári, Lead Business Development Expert, Hungarian Gas Trade Ltd.
  • Michalis Thomadakis, Director of Strategy and Development Division, DESFA - Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator
  • Kirsten Westphal, Gas market expert, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik

14.00-14.20 Costs of energy traders in the CEE region

  • dr. Gábor Simon, Counsel, Head of Energy Sector (Budapest), DLA Piper
  • Áron Kovaloczy, Managing Director, DLA Piper Business Advisory

14.20-15.20 NEW ELECTRICITY MARKET TRENDS IN WHOLESALE

14.20-14.40 Hungarian overview

  • moderator: Richard Hlavay, MAVIR
  • Gergely Brückner, Journalist, telex.hu
  • András Hazlach, Director of Proprietary Trading, MVM Partner Ltd.
  • Gábor Szatmári, Head of Sales, HUPX Hungarian Power Exchange Ltd.

14.40-15.20 CEE regional overview

  • moderator:András Hazlach, Director of Proprietary Trading, MVM Partner Ltd.
  • Jerome Michel, Intraday Team Coordinator, EDF Trading
  • Łukasz Kasner, Head of Power Trading, CEZ
  • Plamen Popov, Head of Portfolio Management, Statkraft

15.20-15.40 Network, system management and market operation development in the Hungarian electricity TSO MAVIR

  • Sándor Herczeg, Deputy CEO for Network, System and Market Development at MAVIR Hungarian Transmission Operator Company Ltd.

15.40-16.20 Roundtable of energy trading associations

  • moderator:Richard Hlavay, MAVIR
  • Dr. Balázs Felsmann, Chairman, Hungarian Energy Traders' Association, HETA
  • Jan Haizmann, Member of the Board, European Federation of Energy Traders, EFET
  • Tomasz Krzyżewski, Member of the Board, Polish Association of Energy Trading,TOE
  • Ion Lungu, President, Romanian Energy Suppliers Association, AFEER

16.20-16.30 Closing section

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