Arrival of Delegates
Welcome Remarks

Symeon Tsomokos, Chairman, SGT SA

Panel Discussion 5 | The Domestic and Regional Power & Electricity Market Dynamics
  • Back-to-the-future: Lignite Power Generation in Greece
  • Progress report on Island interconnectivity
  • New network developments
  • The evolution of wholesale and retail markets

Chair: Harris Floudopoulos, Journalist, Capital.gr

  • The evolution of the power generation market and the rise of the domestic competition in electricity 

Andrea Testi, Chairman,  Elpedison

Dimitri Tzanninis, Deputy CEO & Member of the BoD, Public Power Corporation, Greece

Dinos Benroubi, General Manager Electric Power Business Unit, Protergia/MYTILINEOS

  • The target model and the new challenges

Manousos Manousakis, Chairman & CEO, Independent Power Transmission Operator

Nektaria Karakatsani, Member of the Board, Regulatory Authority for Energy 

Constantine Couclelis, Chairman, Hellenic Union of Industrial Consumers of Energy

Intervention: Michael Philippou, CEO, Hellenic Energy Exchange

Q & A 

Keynote Address

Megan Richards, Director, Energy Policy, DG Energy, European Commission 

Networking Break
Panel Discussion 6 | Digital Transformation of Energy. Seizing the potential of Big Data

Chair: George Passalis, Managing Director, Accenture Applied Intelligence

Professor Miltiades E. Anagnostou, School of Electrical & Computer Engineer, NTUA

Yannis Vougiouklakis, Member, National Committee for Energy and Climate Plan

Tim Fairchild, Practice Director, Global Energy Practice, SAS

Q & A 

Panel Discussion 7 | Renewable Energy Sources & Energy Efficiency
  • The importance of RES in the Greek 2030 energy mix
  • Is the market-test process working?
  • Finance: Moving beyond the FIT-Premium

Chair: Dr. Ioannis Tsipouridis,  Renewables Consultant Engineer, Editor of e-mc2.gr

Maria Spyraki, Member of the European Parliament

Professor Yannis Maniatis, MP, Democratic Coalition, f. Minister of Environment, Energy & Climate Change

Dr. Arthouros Zervos, Chair, REN21

Harry Boyd-Carpenter, Director, Head of Power and Energy Utilities, EBRD 

Marios Zangas, Head, Greece & Cyprus, Vestas Hellas

Q & A 

Networking Break
Panel Discussion 8 | Energy Finance

Chair: Achilles Topas, Journalist, SKAI TV

Athanassios Savvakis, President, Federation of Industries of Northern Greece & Hellenic Energy Exchange

Vassilis Karamouzis, Assist. General Manager, Corporate & Investment Banking, National Bank of Greece


Panel Discussion 9 | Climate Change and Sustainable Goals
  • Will the Paris Climate Change agreement goals be met
  • What is the role of the EU 
  • What challenges for Greece

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

Keynote Address: Socrates Famellos, Alternate Minister, Ministry of Environment & Energy

Prof. Christos Zerefos
, Head, Research Center for Atmospheric Physics & Climatology, Academy of Athens

Sabina Dziurman, Director Greece & Cyprus, EBRD

Demetres Karavellas, CEO, WWF Greece

Xavier L. Rousseau, Head of Corporate Strategy, Snam

Q & A

End of Athens Energy Forum 2019