Program | 32nd EuroPOWER Energy Conference

Program

Agenda of the EuroPower & OZE Power Energy Conference

Day I, November 16th

Opening ceremony

9:00-9:20 Opening ceremony

  • dr Leszek Juchniewicz, Chairman of the Advisory Board, EuroPOWER Congress

9:20-9:30 Speeche of Honorary Guest

  • Ireneusz Zyska, Secretary of State, Ministry of Climate, Government Plenipotentiary for RES

EuroPower & OZE Power panels

9:30 – 10:30 Polish power industry in the process of transformation and with new challenges

  • The EU’s strategy for climate neutrality
  • Vision of the transformation of the energy sector in Poland
  • The social dimension of the energy transformation
  • New entity structure – shape of the Polish sector
  • Competitiveness of the electricity market against the background of changes in entities
  • Will the consolidation of companies improve transformation processes?

Moderator:

  • Wojciech Jakóbik, Editor-in-Chief, Biznes Alert

Speakers:

  • Ireneusz Zyska, Secretary of State, Government Plenipotentiary for RES, Ministry of Climate and Environment
  • Zbigniew Gryglas, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of State Assets
  • Dominik Wadecki, Vice President for Operations, Energa S.A.
  • Dorota Dębińska-Pokorska, Partner, PwC
  • Jerzy Topolski, Vice President of the Management Board for Asset Management, TAURON Polska Energia
  • Roman Szwed, President of the Management Board, Atende

10:30 – 11:35 Financial instruments supporting the process of climate neutrality

10:30 – 10:45

Introductory presentation: Climate Neutrality: Global Outlook, Local Action

  • Maciej Chachulski, Senior Account Executive, SAS Institute

10:45 – 11:35 Debate:

  • EU climate policy – will we achieve a common goal?
  • Energy transformation as an opportunity to improve the competitiveness of the Polish economy
  • Just Transition Fund mechanisms – funds for energy transformation
  • Designing Operational Programs for the energy sector in the new EU financial perspective 2021-2027
  • Repayable instruments – use of grants and loans
  • Combining different categories of support measures
  • Territorial Just Transition Plans (TPST) – support for regions

Moderator:

  • Mariusz Kawnik, Executive Director, Central Europe Energy Partners

Speakers:

  • Anna Chmielewska, Associate Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Adam Guibourgé-Czetwertyński, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Climate and Environment
  • Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament, President of the European Parliament in 2009-2012, Prime Minister of the Polish Government in 1997-2001
  • Paweł Strączyński, Vice President of the Management Board ds. Finansowych, PGE
  • Waldemar Skomudek, Vice President of the Management Board, TAURON Dystrybucja
  • Artur Tomaszewski, President of the Management Board, DNB Bank Polska

11:35 – 12:20 Adaptation of the legal, organizational and technical infrastructure to the development of distributed energy

  • Smart metering – Smart Grid
  • Scenarios of the PPS development in the 2021-2030 perspective
  • Digitization and integrated solutions
  • Legal regulations for electricity storage
  • Energy management with the participation of electricity storage in daily operation and in crisis situations

Moderator:

  • Jakub Wiech, Deputy Editor in Chief, Energetyka24

Speakers:

  • Jan Frania, Vice President of the Management Board, PGE Dystrybucja
  • Robert Zasina, President of the Management Board, TAURON Dystrybucja
  • Paweł Pisarczyk, President of the Management Board, Atende Software
  • Maciej Chachulski, Senior Account Executive, SAS Institute

12:20 – 12:35 Break

12:35 – 13:15 The role of gas in the energy transformation

  • New gas investments in Poland – system expansion
  • Integration of energy and gas markets in Europe
  • Natural gas and its importance for hydrogen development plans

Moderator:

  • Mariusz Marszałkowski, Editor, Biznes Alert

Speakers:

  • Ireneusz Krupa, President of the Management Board, Polska Spółka Gazownictwa
  • Paweł Stańczyk, President of the Management Board, PGNiG Termika
  • PhD Jacek Jaworski, Deputy Director for Gas, Oil and Gas Institute – National Research Institute
  • Piotr Zawistowski, President of the Management Board, Towarowa Giełda Energii

13:15 – 14:15 Digitization of the energy sector

13:15 – 13:25

Presentation: Building a leadership position by developing customer experience

  • Kamil Smuga, Chief Information Officer, Limitless
  • Ariel Galik, Account Executive, Salesforce

13:25 – 13:35

Presentation: Data security in the era of digital transformation

  • Leonid Venglinski, Sales Engineer, Veritas Technologies

13:35 – 13:45

Presentation: How to make up for lost time and accelerate digital transformation in utilities?

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

13:45 – 14:30 Debate:

  • Energy Market Information Operator (OIRE) – effective and safe exchange of information on the electricity market
  • A key success factor in the construction of OIRE
  • Participation of Operator Chmury Krajowej in digitization of the sector
  • EU regulations concerning the reform of the electricity market and information management policy
  • Data monetization and support for new business models
  • Data transparency as a condition of just transformation?
  • Using data to optimize investments in renewable and distributed energy sources

Moderator:

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

Prelegenci:

  • Tomasz Bendlewski, Director of the Energy and Gas Division, Asseco Poland
  • Wojciech Drożdż, Vice President of the Management Board ds. Innowacji i Logistyki Enea Operator
  • Dariusz Śliwowski, Vice President of the Management Board, Operator Chmury Krajowej
  • Janusz Moroz, Member of the Management Board, innogy Polska S.A.
  • Piotr Maciołek, Member of the Management Board, Polenergia*

14:30 – 15:25 Factors slowing down and accelerating the development of photovoltaic farms

14:30 – 14:40 Case study: CPPA implementation for Orange

  • Maciej Kowalski, Managing Director, Enefit w Polsce

14:40 – 15:25 Debate:

  • How to improve the procedures for connecting high voltage photovoltaic installations
  • Infrastructure modernization challenges
  • Photovoltaic farms without subsidies and no government guarantees of energy sales. Is it possible and profitable?
  • Support for communes in adopting local plans
  • Moving away from RES subsidizing systems towards direct PPA contracting

Moderator:

  • dr Sławomir Hinc, Board Representative, Norgesola

Speakers:

  • Sebastian Kowalczyk, Director of the Development and Innovation Office, Energa OZE
  • Jan Biernacki, Vice Director, PwC
  • Janusz Sterna, Vice President of the Management Board, Columbus Energy
  • Wojciech Tabiś, Director of the Office, Polish Society of Transmission and Distribution of Electricity
  • Katarzyna Szwed-Lipińska, Director of the Renewable Sources Department, Energy Regulatory Office
  • Grzegorz Wiśniewski, President of the Management Board, Instytut Energii Odnawialnej

Day II, November 17th

9:00 – 9:45 The award ceremony in the Energy World Leaders Competition

EuroPower & OZE Power panels

9:45 – 10:25 The era of smart consumers – challenges and new opportunities for the energy sector

  • Does the origin of energy matter for the Polish consumer?
  • The expectations of the modern consumer in contact with the supplier
  • Contact with the client through various communication channels
  • The level of customer satisfaction and loyalty and the possibility of generating additional revenues

Moderator:

  • Robert Tomaszewski, Senior Energy Analyst, Polityka Insight

Speakers:

  • Grzegorz Lot, Vice President of the Management Board, Polenergia Dystrybucja
  • Edward Górniak, Director of the Origination Department, Enea Trading
  • Sebastian Jabłoński, President of the Management Board, Respect Energy
  • Piotr Jaworski, Enterprise Sales, Salesforce
  • Łukasz Sajewicz, Strategic Clients Director, Viessmann

10:25 – 10:35

Case study: Customer experience in the Digital World based on Engie Italy – goals, road and results of the B2B and B2C digital transformation in a company from the energy industry

  • Piotr Jaworski, Enterprise Sales, Salesforce

10:35 – 11:30 Alternative fuels in the Polish energy sector

  • Transformation of the gas industry towards a low-emission economy
  • Modeling of the biomethane market, injection into the gas grid
  • The use of biomethane in transport
  • Circular economy
  • RDF derived from waste as a supplement and alternative to fossil fuels
  • Waste-to-energy (production of electricity and heat in cogeneration from waste)

Moderator:

  • Michał Tarka, Partner & Head of Energy Team, SMM Legal

Speakers:

  • Piotr Sprzączak, Director of the District Heating Department, Ministry of Climate and Environment
  • Konrad Nowak, President of the Management Board, Miejskie Przedsiębiorstwo Energetyki Cieplnej w Olsztynie
  • Michał Obiegała, Corporate Affairs Director, BP Polska
  • Marcin Lewenstein, Innovation Officer, EIT InnoEnergy Central Europe
  • Tomasz Bukowski, Business Unit Director, go&biogas
  • Przemysław Kołodziejak, Acting President of the Management Board, PGE Energia Ciepła

11:30 – 11:45 The process of moving away from coal – plan, costs, consequences

Presentation of Polska Grupa Górnicza

  • Tomasz Rogala, President of the Management Board, Polska Grupa Górnicza

11:45 – 12:25 Break

12:25 – 13:10 Sectoral integration of energy in Poland – a way to improve the energy sector?

  • Integration of transport, heating and electricity – benefits for the industry
  • Support for digitization in the sectoral integration process
  • Renewable energy supply system for transport
  • Optimum use of primary energy
  • The scale of the impact on energy security and reduction of CO2 emissions
  • Research and implementation of new technologies

Moderator:

  • Michał Hetmański, Lead researcher& Co-founder, Fundacja Instrat

Speakers:

  • Bartłomiej Orzeł, Plenipotentiary of the Prime Minister for Clean Air, Chancellery of the Prime Minister
  • Marcin Korolec, President, Foundation for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles
  • Andrzej Rubczyński, Director for Heating Strategy, Forum Energii

13:10 – 14:10 Implementation of the common goal of “greening” the power industry

13:10 – 13:25

Presentation: Zefir system – a modern tool for planning energy transformation

  • PhD Karol Wawrzyniak, Head of Interdisciplinary Division of Energy Analyses, National Center for Nuclear Research

13:25 – 14:20 Debate

  • Polish Offshore Sector Deal – cooperation for the development of wind farms
  • The potential and current stages of implementing strategic projects
  • Green energy – implementation of the mission of the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management (NFOŚiGW)
  • European offshore strategy
  • Liberalization of the 10H distance act

Moderator:

  • Jakub Kajmowicz, Editor-in-chief, Energetyka24

Speakers:

  • Zbigniew Gryglas, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of State Assets
  • Ireneusz Zyska, Secretary of State, Government Plenipotentiary for RES, Ministry of Climate and Environment
  • Wojciech Hann, Vice President of the Management Board, BOŚ Bank
  • Krzysztof Kidawa, President of the Management Board, Baltic Power*
  • Maciej Kowalski, Member of the Board, Enefit Polska
  • Maciej Chorowski, President of the Management Board, NFOŚIGW
  • PhD Karol Wawrzyniak, Head of Interdisciplinary Division of Energy Analyses, Narodowe Centrum Badań Jądrowych
  • Maciej Stryjecki, Head of Offshore, POLENERGIA

14:20 – 14:35

Presentation: Regulatory challenges related to investments in the construction of wind farms

  • Radosław Żydok, Director of the Department of Regulatory and Strategic Analyzes, KGHM Polska Miedź

14:35 – 15:15 The use of hydrogen in the decarbonization and integration of sectors

  • Polish hydrogen strategy
  • Perspective of the European Union
  • Balancing systems based on renewable energy sources
  • Building hydrogen networks
  • Mixing hydrogen with natural gas

Moderator:

  • Mariusz Kawnik, Executive Director, Central Europe Energy Partners

Speakers:

  • Agata Urbaniak, Central Measurement and Research Laboratory, PGNiG
  • Marek Foltynowicz, Hydrogen Expert, Cluster of Hydrogen Technologies and Clean Hydrogen Technologies
  • Grzegorz Jóźwiak, Director of the Alternative Fuels Implementation Office, PKN Orlen

Update: 16.11.2020

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