Preliminary programme

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Preliminary Programme

9.00 – 9:30 a.m.  Registration

9:30 – 9.45 a.m. Welcome

  • Georges Dassis, President of the EESC

9.45 – 10.25 p.m. Keynote speeches

  • Dominique Ristori, Director General, DG ENERGY, European Commission)
  • Lauro Panella, Member of the Cabinet of the President of European Parliament

   Q&A

10.25 – 10.45 a.m. Coffee Break

10.45 – 11.45 p.m. Governing the Energy Union – From national binding targets to peer-group pressure

  • Brian Curtis, Member of the EESC, Rapporteur of opinion "Energy Union Governance"
  • Paula Pinho, Head of Unit, DG ENERGY, European Commission
  • Claude Turmes, Member of the European Parliament
  • Imke Luebbeke, Director of Climate Policy, WWF European policy Office

                Q&A

11.45 – 12.45 p.m. Empowering energy consumers – Between vulnerabilities and opportunities in the new markets

  • Baiba Miltovica, Member of the EESC, Rapporteur of opinion "Energy Performance of Buildings"
  • Klaus-Dieter Borchardt, Director, DG ENERGY, European Commission
  • Monique Goyens, Director General,  BEUC
  • Frédérique Coffre, Vice-President of the National Energy Ombudsmen Network (NEON)

                Q&A

12.45 – 2.15 p.m. Lunch

2:15 – 3:15 p.m. Financing the energy transition – Between austerity and the Juncker Plan

  • Ulrich Samm, Member of the EESC, Rapporteur of opinion "Clean Energy for All Europeans"
  • Monica Peña Sastre, Policy Officer Energy and Climate Action Policy, European Investment Bank
  • Ben Vorhoorst, President, ENTSO-E
  • Kai Schlegelmilch, Green Budget Europe

Q&A

3.15-4.15 p.m. Greening the economy – Innovations, prices & employment

  • Alfred Gajdosik, Member of the EESC, Rapporteur of opinion "Electricity Market Design"
  • Paula Abreu Marques, Head of Unit, DG ENERGY, European Commission
  • Montserrat Mir, ETUC
  • Kristian Ruby, Secretary-General EURELECTRIC

Q&A

4.15-4:30 p.m. Coffee Break

4.30-5.25 p.m. State of the Energy Union now and in the future

  • Tellervo Kylä-Harakka-Ruonala, Member of the EESC, Rapporteur of opinion "Second State of the Energy Union report"
  • Thomas Pellerin-Carlin, Jacques Delors Institute
  • Bruno Hranic, Member of the Committee of Regions, Rapporteur of opinion "Energy Union Governance"
  • Q&A

5.25-5.30 p.m. Concluding remarks

  • Michel Derdevet, Secretary-General, ENEDIS & Professor, Sciences Po Paris – College of Europe Bruges
  • Pierre Jean Coulon, President of the TEN Section of the EESC

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