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Programme

Chair:
Stephane Buffetaut
, EESC Member, President of Study Group for opinion "Third report on the State of the Energy Union"

9.00           Registration

9.30           Welcome

  • Pierre Jean Coulon, President of the Section Transport, Energy, Information Society of the EESC

9.35           Keynote speech

  • Dominique Ristori, Director-General, DG Energy, European Commission

9.50           From public consultation to a meaningful Energy Dialogue – Removing barriers and mobilising citizens for politically owning the energy transition 

Moderator

  • Toni Vidan, Member of the EESC, Rapporteur opinion "Third report on the State of the Energy Union"

Panellists

  • Willy Demeyer, Mayor of Liege, Vice-President Energy Cities
  • Claude Turmes, MEP, European Parliament
  • Paul Dorfman, Professor, University College London
  • Paula Pinho, Head of Unit, DG Energy, European Commission
  • Quentin Genard, Senior Policy Advisor, E3G

                Q&A

11.05         Coffee break

11.25         From ameliorating energy poverty to making all citizens’ economic beneficiaries of the energy transition – Balancing social policy and energy market design

Moderator

  • Christophe Quarez, Member of the EESC, Co-Rapporteur opinion "Third report on the State of the Energy Union"

Panellists

  • Kristian Ruby,  Secretary General, EURELECTRIC
  • Theresa Griffin, MEP, European Parliament
  • Harriet Thomson, Lecturer, University of Birmingham
  • Rene Mono, Director, Berlin Civic Energy Association
  • Benjamin Denis, Policy Advisor, European Trade Union Confederation
  • Magda Tancau, Development Officer, European Anti-Poverty Action  

Q&A

12.45         Concluding remarks

  • Toni Vidan, Member of the EESC, Rapporteur opinion "Third report on the State of the Energy Union"
  • Christophe Quarez, Member of the EESC, Co-Rapporteur opinion "Third report on the State of the Energy Union"

 

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