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Monday, 7 October

19:00  High-level cocktail and dinner

With speeches from Latvian Prime Minister Kariņš and Philippe Sauquet, President of Eurogas


Tuesday, 8 October

08:30 – 12:45 Central and Eastern European Conference

Opening speeches:

Ralfs Nemiro, Minister of Economics, Republic of Latvia

Stefaan Vergote, Adviser to the Director General, DG CLIMA, European Commission


Three expert panels will address the following topics:

Panel 1: The regional gas market

Sebastian Gröblinghoff, Vice Chairman of the Management Board, JSC Latvijas Gaze

Timo Partanen, Leading Specialist Gas Markets at Energiavirasto, Energy Authority Finland

Herkko Plit, CEO, Baltic Connector


Panel 2: Storage & LNG – flexibility instruments

Zane Kotane, CEO, Conexus Baltic Grid

Matthew Monteverde, Vice-President Commodity Markets, Argus Media

Dr Arūnas Molis, Director, Klaipėda LNG Terminal


Panel 3: Future Role of Gas – regional considerations and regulatory issues

Janez Kopač, Director, Energy Community Secretariat

Dr Annegret Groebel, President of the Board of Directors, CEER

Rolands Irklis, Chairman of the Council, Public Utilities Commission, Latvia


Concluding remarks:

Andris Piebalgs, Florence School of Regulation, former EU commissioner for energy


12:45 – 13:45 Lunch


13:45 Visit of the EU’s largest underground gas storage facility Inčukalns UGS