48th International Gas Conference and Exhibition

November 15-16, 2016, Siófok, Hotel Azúr****

Programme

Language of the Conference: Hungarian and English, with simultaneous translation

Planned programme:

15 November 2016 (Tuesday)
8.00-
Registration
10:00-12:40
Plenary Session – Current Hungarian issues and an international outlook (Toscana)
Chairman: László Fazekas, CEO, Hungarian Gas Trade Ltd
10:00
Opening speech
Andrea Beatrix Kádár, Deputy State Secretary for Energy Affairs, Ministry of National Development
10:15
Welcome speech
Péter Csiba, Chairman and CEO, MVM Hungarian Electricity Ltd
10:30
Current tasks of natural gas sector regulation
Dr. Péter Grabner, Vice President for Energy, Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority
10:55
“New World” of European Gas: View from Gazprom Export
Sergei Komlev, Head of Contract Structuring and Price Formation Directorate, Gazprom Export LLC
11:20
Development potentials in connecting gas transmission systems in the Central and Southeastern European region
János Fehér, CEO, FGSZ Natural Gas Transmission Ltd
11:45
Energy security in the Central Eastern European region
Pál Ságvári, Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary
12:40
Lunch
14:20–17:50
Session I - Infrastructure Issues and Innovation Ideas (Toscana)
Chairman: István Bakács, Chairman, Hungarian Scientific Society of Energy Economics
14:20
Session summary
István Bakács, Chairman, Hungarian Scientific Society of Energy Economics
14:35
RO-HU-AT corridor implementation – case study
Zoltán Gellényi, Director of System Operation and Capacity Trade, FGSZ Natural Gas Transmission Ltd
15:00
Current problems in European natural gas storage
László Fritsch, Chairman and CEO, Hungarian Gas Storage Ltd, Board Member, GIE
15:25
Implementation of the EU Network Code
Márk Laczkó, Managing Director, Mosaic Energy Ltd
15:50
Coffee break
16:10
Vision for gas-powered transport in Hungary
Henrik Domanovszky, Chairman, Hungarian Gas-powered Transportation Cluster Association
16:35
Smartphones in the energy business
Balázs Osgyán, Product Owner, IP Systems Kft.
17:00
Entering of digital technologies into the energy market
Zsigmond Czike, Head of Strategy Business Development, CASON Engineering Plc.
Balázs Vidra, Sales Director, CASON Engineering Plc
17:25
Actual changes in gas market communication; trends and challenges for the market players
Péter Belák, SAP and Utility Competence Center Lead, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
19:30
Evening programme
16 November 2016 (Wednesday)
9:30–13:00
SESSION II. – Natural Gas Trade (Toscana)
Chairman: Attila Ságodi, Partner, Head of Energy & Utilities Sector, KPMG Advisory Ltd
9:30
Session summary
Attila Ságodi, Partner, Head of Energy & Utilities Sector, KPMG Advisory Ltd
9:40
Current challenges in Hungarian gas supply
Tibor Horváth, Director of Gas Supply and System Use, Hungarian Gas Trade Ltd.
10:00
Experience in establishing national universal service
Péter Ákos Koncz, Director of Operational Development, FŐGÁZ Zrt.
10:20
Asset and cost audit findings regarding the 2017-2010 price regulation period, other current regulation issues
Mrs. Zoltán Farkas, Head of Directorate, Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority
10:40
Coffee break
11:00
New energy package in autumn, expected retail market developments
Balázs Felsmann, Chairman, Hungarian Energy Traders’ Association
11:20
Experiences in the recent tendering period through a consultant’s eyes
Gábor Bali, Managing Director, ENERGIQ Ltd.
11:40
Practical experiences in EFET contract application, potential introduction in the Hungarian market
Dr. Zoltán Faludi, Chairman, Permanent Court of Arbitration in Energy; partner, Wolf Theiss
12:00
Challenges of the gas-fired power plants
Kornél Czinege, Commercial Deputy CEO, MVM Partner Ltd.
12:20
Weather Solutions - How to protect your business against increasingly adverse and unpredictable weather conditions
Pierre-Yves Hug, Origination, Weather & Energy Corporate Solutions, Swiss Re Capital Markets Ltd.
9:30–13:00
SESSION III – Current technical issues in gas sector regulation (Catalonia)
Chairman: Zoltán Csallóközi, Vice-Chairman, Hungarian Scientific Society of Energy Economics
9:30
Session summary
Zoltán Csallóközi, Vice-Chairman, Hungarian Scientific Society of Energy Economics
9:50
Network loss history in relation to correction settlement
Zoltán Bán, Head of Asset Operation, TIGÁZ DSO
10:15
Updating distribution licensee tasks within plot boundaries
Gábor Berkes, Technical Director, ÉGÁZ-DÉGÁZ Natural Gas Distribution Ltd.
10:40
Gordian knots of appliance replacements – Contradictions of regulation and insolvable technical problems
Gábor Seidl, Managing Director, Vaillant Saunier Duval Ltd.
11:05
Coffee break
11:25
Changes and hazards resulting from the new legislation on chimney service
Tibor Huszár, Chairman, National Association of Chimney Sweepers
11:50
Licensee tasks resulting from the new EU metrics
Dr. Zsombor Szilágyi, Gas Industry Expert, Hungarian Chamber of Engineers
Dr. István Szunyog, Head of Department, University of Miskolc
12:50
Closing speech (TOSCANA)
Gábor Orbán, Deputy CEO for Sales, Hungarian Gas Trade Ltd
13:00
Lunch
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