TOWARDS A TRANSFORMED EUROPEAN ENERGY SYSTEM
WITH THE NEW RESEARCH, INNOVATION AND COMPETITIVENESS STRATEGY


30 November - 2 December 2016 | BRATISLAVA

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Confirmed Speakers

SET Plan 2016 – Central European Energy Conference X will bring together researchers and policy-makers from EU member states, particularly from Central Europe, and a range of stakeholders from international organizations, research organizations, businesses, municipalities and civil society to encourage open debate around key energy issues.


Konrad Mizzi

Konrad Mizzi

Minister, Office of the Prime Minister of Malta

Jan Mládek

Jan Mládek

Minister of Trade and Industry of the Czech Republic

Peter Plavčan

Peter Plavčan

Minister of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic

Peter Žiga

Peter Žiga

Minister of Economy of Slovakia

Maroš Šefčovič

Maroš Šefčovič

Vice-President for the Energy Union, European Commission

Carlos Moedas

Carlos Moedas

Commissioner for R&I, European Commission

Michał Kurtyka

Michał Kurtyka

Undersecretary of State, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Energy of the Republic of Poland

Jerzy Buzek

Jerzy Buzek

Chair, Committee on Industry, Research and Energy, European Parliament

Markku Markkula

Markku Markkula

President of the European Committee of the Regions

Fatih Birol

Fatih Birol

Executive Director of the International Energy Agency

Dominique Ristori

Dominique Ristori

Director General, Directorate-General for Energy, European Commission

Alberto Pototschnig

Alberto Pototschnig

Director, Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER)

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 About

SET Plan 2016 – Central European Energy Conference X will be held during Slovakia’s EU Council Presidency and will create a prestigious international platform for open discussion on the most important issues regarding current EU energy policy and research and innovation policy between stakeholders. The conference will examine the process of creating the European Energy Union, looking specifically at the research and innovation strategy which is key to producing a breakthrough in transforming the EU energy sector. The aims are to improve the visibility of the Energy Union, identify policy options and priorities and plan future actions. At the end of the conference, draft recommendations will be approved which can be used as tools to implement policy for the SET Plan and Energy Union.

Conference Panels

Main conference panels are:


Energy Union: headway and challenges

Day 1 - 10:00

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Strategy for Research, Innovation and Competiveness

Day 1 - 12:00

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World Energy Outlook 2016

Day 1 - 15:00

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Renewable energy

Day 2 - 9:00

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Efficient energy and smart cities

Day 2 - 11:30

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Market integration I: Harmonization of regulatory framework

Day 2 - 11:30

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Market integration II: Emerging Central European gas market

Day 2 - 14:30

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Market integration III: Regional market-coupling in electricity

Day 2 - 14:30

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Conference Library

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Jun

Unlocking the Energy Efficiency

International Issues & Slovak Foreign Policy Affairs, Vol. XXIV No...

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Jun

Diversity of gas supplies as a key precondition for the effective V4 gas market

Diversity of gas supplies as a key precondition for the effective V4...

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Jul

Joint Research Centre

JRC News. The European Commission's science and knowledge service: ...

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The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No 730882.

Supported by a grant from Norway. Co-financed from the Slovak State Budget. Program SK08 – CBC – Slovakia – Ukraine: Cooperation across the Border.