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A secure, affordable and sustainable energy system with gas infrastructure

Organised by Eurogas and GIE, with the technical partnership of ENTSOG

28 June 2022



Registration & Welcome Coffee


Welcome by the Moderator

  • Anne-Sophie Corbeau, Global Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy



Keynote speech

  • MEP Jerzy Buzek, EPP, Poland, European Parliament



Session 1
Gas Grids: providing secure, sustainable and more affordable energy for the EU

  • Petr Binhack, Energy Attaché, Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU, Presidency of the Council 
  • Boyana Achovski, Secretary General, GIE
  • Piotr Kuś, General Director, ENTSOG
  • James Watson, Secretary General, Eurogas


Gas GRIDTech Talk
Zooming in into the LNG market: supply, infrastructure and demand

  • Arno Büx, GLE President 

——- Coffee break from 11:45 to 12:00 ——-


Gas GRIDTech Talk
Digital Construction Management and Hydrogen Infrastructure

  • Charles Jolliffe, Vice President Sales UK, Locusview


Session 2
Establishing a future proof energy network:
The role of renewable and low-carbon molecules

Opening remarks by MEP Nicolás González Casares, S&D, Spain, European Parliament

  • Augustijn Van Haasteren, Senior Expert – Team Leader, DG ENER, European Commission
  • Ralph Bahke, GIE Hydrogen Area Sponsor & Managing Director, ONTRAS 
  • Narcís de Carreras, CEO of Nedgia & President of GD4S 
  • Daria Nochevnik, Director for Policy and Partnerships, Hydrogen Council

——- Lunch break from 13:15 to 14:20 ——-


Gas GRIDTech Talk
Delivering Artificial Intelligence to Industrial Grids to optimize, forecast and make reliable flows in real time

  • Geert Meulenbelt, Export Manager, DC Brain



Session 3 – ENTSOG session
Gas grids for secure and sustainable transmission of molecules

  • Daniel Muthmann, Head of Corporate Development, Policy and Communication of OGE / European Hydrogen Backbone
  • Nicola Rega,  Director of Energy,  Cefic
  • Jean-Marc Brimont, Head of EU Affairs and Head of Brussels office, GRTgaz
  • Thilo von der Grün, Subject Manager Interoperability & Data Exchange, ENTSOG



Gas GRIDTech Talk

Europe’s Security of Supply: How Prepared Are We?

  • Bart Jan Hoevers, President, ENTSOG



Gas GRIDTech Talk
Methane emission detection and reduction in the Distribution Grid

  • Stefano Guglielmo, Head of Management Central Services, Italgas 



Session 4
Sector Integration: Which role for gas infrastructure in the decarbonisation of the EU economy?

  • Joachim Balke, Head of Unit, Infrastructure & Regional Cooperation, DG ENER, European Commission
  • Giulia Laura Cancian, Member of ENZA and Secretary General, EBA
  • Camille Bonenfant-Jeanneney, CEO of Storengy & GSE President
  • Niko Bosnjak, Head of Policy & Communications, OGE and Representative, European Hydrogen Backbone
  • Thierry Lepercq, Founder and President, HyDeal




Concluding remarks

  • Boyana Achovski, Secretary General, GIE
  • Piotr Kuś, General Director, ENTSOG
  • James Watson, Secretary General, Eurogas

Questions or comments? Please let us know by sending an email to info@Gridtechevent.eu  

Looking forward to welcoming you to GRIDTech 2022 in June.

The GRIDTech team


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