Program | 34th EuroPOWER Energy Conference & 4th OZE POWER


EuroPower & OZE (RES) Power Energy Conference

Day I, November 17th, 2021
EuroPower & OZE (RES) Power Energy Conference

9:00-9:30 Grand Opening

  • Jacek Sasin, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of State Assets*

9:30 – 10:40 Energy transformation strategy – the direction of climate neutrality

  • The essence of the energy transformation – what and when do we want to achieve?
  • Sustainable Development Goal – ensuring uninterrupted energy supplies to each recipient, of appropriate quality and affordable
  • Climate neutrality of the energy sector – goals, conditions, implementation, stakeholders and opponents
  • Challenges related to ensuring the security of energy supplies – centralized vs. distracted
  • “Fit for 55” – directives on energy efficiency and renewable energy sources to support the implementation of the European Green Deal
  • The participation of large power units in the National Power System after 2025 – what are the possibilities of filling the coal gap in real terms?
  • The course and meanders of the process of empowering the statistical consumer / producer on the electricity market


  • Michał Kurtyka, Minister of Climate and Environment*
  • Karol Rabenda, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of State Assets
  • Rafał Gawin, President, Urząd Regulacji Energetyki
  • Dorota Dębińska-Pokorska, Partner, PwC
  • Wojciech Dąbrowski, President of the Management Board, PGE*
  • dr Andrzej Modzelewski, President of the Management Board, innogy Polska
  • Paweł Szczeszek, President of the Management Board, Enea*
  • Józef Węgrecki, Member of the Management Board for Operational Issues, PKN Orlen*
  • Piotr Zawistowski, President of the Management Board, Towarowa Giełda Energii
  • Artur Michałowski, Vice President, TAURON*
  • Rafael Mateo Alcala, CEO, ACCIONA ENERGIA


  • Wojciech Jakóbik, Editor-in-Chief,

10:40 – 10:55 Presentation (15 min) How does technology enable value creation in sustainable development? Discussion of the “Digital Sustainability in Poland” report results

  • Przemysław Nogaj, Business Development Director, Autodesk
  • Michał Maćkowiak, Territory Account Sales Executive, Autodesk

10:55 – 11:30 RES as a pillar of the development and competitiveness of the Polish economy

  • How can Poland achieve increased greenhouse gas emission reduction targets (at least 55%)
  • Green hydrogen – how to discount the potential possibilities of production, storage and use of hydrogen in energy and transport
  • Offshore Sector Deal – an example of cooperation between the administration, investors and industry for the modernization of the Polish energy and economy
  • RES as a key element of the energy mix – social and economic potential
  • Taxonomy of sustainable finance – directions of funds distribution by financial institutions
  • Will the development of electromobility change the image and functioning of the Polish energy sector and to what extent?
  • What are the barriers to the development of large solar farms?
  • Exploitation of geothermal potential as an impulse for economic development in small towns and communes
  • Investment perspective in large-scale renewable energy projects


  • Ireneusz Zyska, Secretary of State, Ministry of Climate and Environment*
  • Łukasz Jankowski, Head of Energy, DLA Piper*
  • Zbigniew Leszczyński, Wiceprezes Zarządu ds. Rozwoju, PKN Orlen*
  • Maciej Małachowski, Senior Manager, PwC
  • Filip Sypko, Head of Global Business Development, Green Genius
  • Arkadiusz Sekściński, Vice President of the Management Board for Development, PGNiG
  • Michał Skorupa, President of the Management Board, Foton Technik*
  • Mirosław Bendzera, President of the Management Board, Famur
  • PhD Mateusz Damrat, Director of the Polish Geological Institute – National Research Institute
  • PZU representative


  • Dominik Brodacki, Energy Analyst, Polityka Insight

11:30 – 12:20 Polish energy mix until 2050

  • Coal and gas as the basis for production in the transition period – for how long?
  • Changing the approach to onshore wind energy as a chance for multilateral social and economic benefits?
  • Scenarios for the development of nuclear energy in Poland
  • 5.9 GW in offshore energy by 2030 – is it realistic?
  • The prospect of hydrogen development in Poland
  • Connecting sectors based on electricity – electricity, heating and transport
  • Reform of the ETS system – what should Poland strive for in the European Commission?
  • RES (photovoltaics, hydropower, biogas plants, etc.) – energy production and storage – potential and barriers


  • Grzegorz Tobiszowski, Member of the European Parliament*
  • Tomasz Nowacki, Director, Departament Energii Jądrowej, Ministerstwo Klimatu i Środowiska*
  • Przemysław Hofman, Director of Low Carbon Economy Department, Ministry of Development and Technology*
  • Michał Sołowow, Developer & Shareholder, Synthos*
  • Krzysztof Kochanowski, CEO, Hydrogen Poland*
  • Bartłomiej Pawlak, Vice President of the Management Board, PFR*
  • Krzysztof Kuśmierowski, Vice President of the Management Board, PGE GiEK
  • Piotr Guział, Managing Director, ORLEN Deutschland*
  • Anna Moskwa, Expert in the energy sector, PKN ORLEN*
  • Tomasz Rogala, President of the Management Board, Polish Mining Group*
  • Representative EDF
  • Representative Bird&Bird


  • Jakub Wiech, Editor, Energetyka24*

12:30 – 13:00 Networking break

13:00 – 14:10 Modernization and expansion of distribution networks

  • Necessary investments in transmission and distribution networks
  • How to adapt distribution networks to the growing number of prosumers and various forms of integration of energy consumers / producers (clusters, cooperatives and energy communities)
  • Smart power grids – remote reading meters
  • A new paradigm of energy regulation of grid companies in the light of their considerable investment effort
  • Factors guaranteeing the improvement of energy quality, reactive power compensation and voltage stabilization
  • Regulatory services for energy storage in hybrid RES installations
  • Energy disputes, prosumer – energy producer – distribution network operator

13:00-13:10 Presentation [title TBD]

  • Representative MindMade

13:10-13:20 Case-study: Polish technologies in the energy transformation

  • Jarosław Wojtulewicz, Adviser of the Executive Board on Strategy, Apator

13:20-14:10 Debate: Modernization and expansion of distribution networks


  • Rafał Gawin, President, Energy Regulatory Office
  • Mirosław Klepacki, President of the Management Board, Apator
  • Marek Kleszczewski, Member of the Management Board, PKP Energetyka
  • Jarosław Kwasek, President of the Management Board, PGE Dystrybucja
  • Paweł Pisarczyk, CEO, Atende Industries
  • Robert Zasina, President of the Management Board, Tauron Dystrybucja
  • A representative of the PSE Management Board


  • Rafał Zasuń, Editor-in-Chief,

14:10 – 15:00 The role of natural gas in the transformation of electric power and heating

  • Gas sector investments for the transformation of the power sector?
  • Will gas fill the carbon gap by 2025?
  • Transformation of heating and its challenges in relation to climate policy and increasing environmental costs
  • Changes in the heating regulation model


  • Paweł Pikus, Director of the Department of Electricity and Gas, Ministry of Climate and Environment*
  • dr Iweta Opolska, Director, Gas Trading Office, PKN Orlen*
  • Andrzej Rubczyński, Dyrektor ds. Strategii Ciepłownictwa, Forum Energii
  • Jarosław Maślany, Member of the Management Board, PGNiG Termika*
  • Przemysław Kołodziejak, President of the Management Board, PGE Energia Ciepła*
  • Maciej Poniatowicz, Member of the Management Board, Energy Solution*


  • Mariusz Marszałkowski, Journalist,*

15:15 Lunch

Day II, November 18th, 2021
EuroPower & OZE (RES) Power Energy Conference

9:00 – 10:05 Energy and economic potential of the Polish wind

  • New regulations for offshore wind farms – will they accelerate the creation of new, significant capacities?
  • How to guarantee the safety of wind farm investors
  • Challenges in creating a supply chain for new investments – local content, logistics facilities, synergy between land and sea technologies
  • Expansion of the power grid on land and at sea – challenges related to the integration of wind energy with the grid
  • Cooperation of the Baltic countries


  • Ireneusz Zyska, Secretary of State, Ministry of Climate and Environment*
  • Zbigniew Gryglas, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of State Assets in the years 2019 – 2021
  • Arkadiusz Krakowiak, Director, Market Monitoring Department, Energy Regulatory Office*
  • Jarosław Broda, President of the Management Board, Baltic Power
  • Monika Morawiecka, President of the Management Board, PGE Baltica
  • Jan Biernacki, Director, Business Advisory, Department of Energy, PwC
  • Brian McFarlane, Head of Offshore Development for SSE Renewables
  • Polenergia representative
  • Energy sector representative, Estonia


  • Mateusz Kowalewski, President, Publisher,

10:05 – 11:30 Is the Polish power industry ready for a digital metamorphosis?

  • What is Digital Transformation as a Service?
  • Modern technologies as the value of business models of energy companies in terms of increasing revenues, comprehensive and comprehensive customer service and improving efficiency in terms of costs, processes and operations
  • Can digitization reduce emissions?
  • Challenges related to the implementation of the cloud in energy enterprises
  • Benefits of cloud computing implementations
  • How should organizations plan to successfully move their key business operations to the cloud?

10:05-10:15 Presentation (10min) [Title TBD]

  • Filip Kowalski, General Manager for Energy & Natural Resources SAP Middle Eastern Europe, SAP

10:15-10:25 Presentation (10min) [Title TBD]

  • Representative Asseco

10:15-10:30 Presentation (15min) IoT devices protection, internal network protection (5G, CG2.0, IoT devices protection)

  • Robert Solnica, Director of the Holding and Energy Market Sales Department, T-Mobile Polska S.A.
  • Maciej “Stefan” Stefaniak, Cyber Security Competency Cluster Director, T-Systems

10:30-11:30 Debate: Is the Polish power industry ready for a digital metamorphosis?


  • Wanda Buk, Vice President of the Management Board, PGE*
  • Magdalena Borek-Dwojak, Dyrektor Customer Experience & Digital, innogy Polska*
  • Jacek Dziuba, President of the Management Board, Enea Innowacje
  • Jacek Szczepański, Vice President, Atende SA
  • Tomasz Niebylski, Sales Director, Microsoft
  • Szymon Ferens, Vice-President of the Management Board, PGE Systemy*
  • Waldemar Skomudek, Vice-President of the Management Board for the Operator, TAURON Dystrybucja*


  • Filip Kowalski, General Manager for Energy & Natural Resources SAP Middle Eastern Europe, SAP

11:30 – 12:15 Prospects for development of hydrogen technologies

  • Development of hydrogen energy in a responsible and dynamic direction
  • Hydrogen as a stabilizer for renewable energy
  • Hydrogen strategy – modifications in the European energy panorama
  • Legislative assumptions based on the construction of the Polish hydrogen market
  • Financing of hydrogen investments


  • Wojciech Hann, President of the Management Board, BOŚ Bank
  • Tomasz Jarmicki, Director of Research and Innovation Department, PGNiG*
  • Szymon Byliński, Director of Electromobility and Hydrogen Economy Department, Ministry of Climate and Environment
  • Krzysztof Kubów, Secretary of State, Head of the Political Office of the Prime Minister, Chancellery of the Prime Minister*
  • Hydrogen Europe representative
  • Polenergia representative


  • Daniel Czyżewski, Editor,

12:15 – 12:45 Networking break

12:45 – 13:30 Modern energy companies

  • New models and revenue streams of modern energy companies
  • Consumer awareness and development of the energy-related services market
  • Using data and building an application ecosystem for the Client and Operator
  • Automation of processes based on artificial intelligence – data analysis supporting decision-making processes
  • A modern approach to the customer experience for a sustainable, zero-emission future


  • Tomasz Bendlewski, Dyrektor Pionu Energetyki i Gazownictwa, Asseco
  • Rafał Soja, President of the Management Board, TAURON Sprzedaż*
  • Michał Skorupa, President of the Management Board, Foton Technik*
  • Piotr Fąderski, Regional Vice President Sales w regionie Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej, Salesforce*
  • Marek Szymankiewicz, Vice-President of the Management Board, Network Infrastructure, Enea Operator*
  • Jan Frania, Vice President of the Management Board, PGE Dystrybucja S.A.*
  • Katarzyna Kazimierska, Vice President of the Management Board, Energa Information & Technology*


  • Przemysław Wojtkiewicz, IT sector expert for the power industry

13:30 – 13:40 Presentation: How do companies see the customer?

  • Salesforce representative

13:40 – 13:50 Presentation (10min) How to control the dispersion of sensitive data?

  • Artur Drobiecki, Head of Sales, Limitless Technologies

13:50 – 14:40 Civic energy – local – distributed

  • Why do we focus on distributed energy?
  • Program for the development of regions through renewable energy sources
  • Should energy companies provide technological support and what kind of support?
  • Real-time tariff system for consumers and prosumers
  • Mechanisms to support local prosumer initiatives
  • Installations of energy storage systems
  • Creating opportunities for reducing energy prices for consumers?
  • Should consumers pay for network services in proportion to how much and when they use the network?
  • Support for biogas plants, biofuel production and investments in renewable energy sources as elements of sustainable countryside development
  • Programme of regional development through renewable energy sources


  • Marcin Ścigan, RES Division Department, Ministry Climate and Environment
  • Maciej Bando, President of the Energy Regulatory Office in 2014-2019, Chairman of the RES Power Program Council
  • Katarzyna Szwed-Lipińska, Director of RES Departament, Urząd Regulacji Energetyki
  • Artur Warzocha, President of the Management Board, TAURON Nowe Technologie*
  • Halina Szymańska, President, Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture*
  • Miłosz Brakoniecki, CEO, Rachuneo
  • Huawei representative


  • Bartłomiej Derski, Editor,*

14:40 – 15:25 Systems and regionalization of support for the energy transformation

  • Use of funds from the EU Reconstruction Fund
  • The Reconstruction Fund as an instrument for Reconstruction and Increasing Resilience
  • Distribution of funds from the Just Transition Fund
  • Challenges and opportunities related to the establishment of the National Energy Security Agency
  • How can IT help accelerate transformation?


  • Marcin Korolec, President of the Management Board, Instytut Zielonej Gospodarki
  • Emilian Bera, Mayor of Jawor
  • Waldemar Buda, Secretary of State, Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy*
  • Piotr Ferszka, Vice-President of the Management Board, Sales Director, SAP Polska
  • Wojciech Drożdż, Vice President of the Management Board, Innovation and Logistics, Enea Operator
  • Representative of the Ministry of Funds and Regional Policy
  • Moderator:

    • PhD. Sonia Buchholtz, Project Manager for Energy Transition Finance, Energy Forum

    15:25 Lunch

    * Speakers are being confirmed
    ** The organizer reserves the right to change the agenda and to change the place and date of the event

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