Arrival of Delegates - Coffee/Tea
Keynote Speech:
  • Dr. Stelios Himonas, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Cyprus 

Panel 5: Regional Upstream Developments: Political, Regulatory and Economic Challenges

- The results of Cyprus' Third Licensing Round and the Kalypso Discovery

- Future exploration prospects in Egypt and Israel and Lebanon's untapped potential

- The entry of Exxon and Total in the Greek Upstream market

- Lebanon – The award of 2 offshore Blocks to TOTAL / ENI / Novatek

  - The national perspective

  • Yannis Bassias, President & CEO, Hellenic Hydrocarbons Resources Management S.A., Greece 
  • Yannis Grigoriou, General Manager Exploration & Production of Hydrocarbons, Hellenic Petroleum S.A.

  - The regional perspective

  • Dr. Constantinos Hadjistassou, Ass. Professor, School of Sciences & Engineering, University of Nicosia
  • Bernard Clement, Vice President for Caspian and Southern Europe, Total E&P, France
  • Roudi Baroudi, CEO, Energy & Environment Holding, Qatar 

Inroduction & Chair: Theodore Tsakiris, Assistant Professor, Geopolitics & Hydrocarbons, University of Nicosia, Cyprus & Scientific Adviser Athens Energy Forum

Networking Break
Panel 6: Sustainable development - climate change and energy

- Making energy technologies cleaner 
- Responsible steps to cut carbon pollution
- Winning the global race for clean energy innovation

  - The evolving policy framework

  • Dr. Dionysia Avgerinopoulou, MP, f. Chairman of the Standing Committee for the Environment of the Hellenic Parliament
  • Konstantinos Xifaras, Secretary General, World Energy Council, Hellenic National Committee  

  - A focus on cleaner and alternative fuels

  • Dr. Spyros Kiartzis, Manager New Technologies & Alternative Energy Sources, Hellenic Petroleum S.A.
  • Dionissis Christodoulopoulos, Managing Director, MAN Diesel & Turbo Hellas Ltd 

Introduction & Chair: Zoi Vrontisi, Chairwoman, National Center for the Environment & Sustainable Development

Panel 7: RES, Energy Efficiency and Technological Innovation
  • RES as a means of energy security
  • Energy efficiency technologies as a new area for growth
  • Overcoming regulatory hurdles for RES development
  • Harris Damaskos, Associate, EBRD
  • Professor Xenophon E. Verykios, Managing Director, Helbio Hydrogen & Energy Systems, Greece 
  • Zisimos Daniil Mantas, Chief Business Development Officer, Eunice Energy Group, Greece 

Introduction & Chair: Miltos Aslanoglou, Energy Regulation Expert

End of Forum