Ukrainian Energy Forum

Achieving Ukrainian energy independence through modernisation, liberalisation, integration and security of supply

25-27 February 2020

InterContinental Hotel, Kyiv, Ukraine

AMONG THE SPEAKERS IN 2019:

Volodymyr Groysman, , Prime Minister of Ukraine
Volodymyr Groysman

Prime Minister of Ukraine

Volodymyr Kistion, , Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine
Volodymyr Kistion

Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine

Ihor Nasalyk, , Minister of Energy & Coal Industry of Ukraine
Ihor Nasalyk

Minister of Energy & Coal Industry of Ukraine

Ostap Semerak, , Minister for Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine
Ostap Semerak

Minister for Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine

Maxim Timchenko, CEO, DTEK
Maxim Timchenko

CEO

DTEK

Oleksandr Dombrovskiy, First Deputy Head of the Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
Oleksandr Dombrovskiy

First Deputy Head of the Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety

Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

Nataliya Boyko, Deputy Minister for European Integration, Ministry of Energy & Coal Industry of Ukraine
Nataliya Boyko

Deputy Minister for European Integration

Ministry of Energy & Coal Industry of Ukraine

Olga Buslavets, General Director, Directorate for Energy Markets, Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine
Olga Buslavets

General Director, Directorate for Energy Markets

Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine

Oleg Kirilyuk, Acting Head, State Service of Geology & Mineral Resources of Ukraine
Oleg Kirilyuk

Acting Head

State Service of Geology & Mineral Resources of Ukraine

Olga Bielkova, Deputy Head, Fuel & Energy Committee, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
Olga Bielkova

Deputy Head, Fuel & Energy Committee

Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

Mark Rollins, Chairman of the Board, Ukrnafta
Mark Rollins

Chairman of the Board

Ukrnafta

Igor Schurov, General Director,  DTEK Naftogaz
Igor Schurov

General Director

DTEK Naftogaz

Andrew Favorov, Director of Integrated Gas Division, Naftogaz of Ukraine
Andrew Favorov

Director of Integrated Gas Division

Naftogaz of Ukraine

Oleksandr Romanyuk, First Deputy Chairman of the Board - Chief Operating Officer , UkrGasVydobuvannya
Oleksandr Romanyuk

First Deputy Chairman of the Board - Chief Operating Officer

UkrGasVydobuvannya

Pavel Stanchak, General Director of the “TSO of Ukraine” brunch, Board Member, Ukrtransgaz
Pavel Stanchak

General Director of the “TSO of Ukraine” brunch, Board Member

Ukrtransgaz

Marina Petrov, Deputy Head of Ukraine, Head of Energy and Infrastructure, EBRD
Marina Petrov

Deputy Head of Ukraine, Head of Energy and Infrastructure

EBRD

Johannes Baur,  First Counsellor,  Head of Operations Section Energy,  Transport and Environment, Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine
Johannes Baur

First Counsellor, Head of Operations Section Energy, Transport and Environment

Delegation of the European Union to Ukraine

Torsten Wöllert, Team Leader Energy & Environment, , European Commission Support Group for Ukraine
Torsten Wöllert

Team Leader Energy & Environment,

European Commission Support Group for Ukraine

Mavriky Kalugin, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President for Upstream, Ukrnafta
Mavriky Kalugin

Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Executive Vice President for Upstream

Ukrnafta

Vsevolod Kovalchuk, CEO, NEC Ukrenergo
Vsevolod Kovalchuk

CEO

NEC Ukrenergo

Ivan Gafych, Exploration and Prospective Development Director,  DTEK Naftogas
Ivan Gafych

Exploration and Prospective Development Director

DTEK Naftogas

Mykhaylo Paduchak, Head of Drilling Department ,  UkrGasVydobuvannya
Mykhaylo Paduchak

Head of Drilling Department

UkrGasVydobuvannya

Tetiana Fedorova, Member of the Board  , Ukrtransgaz
Tetiana Fedorova

Member of the Board

Ukrtransgaz

Ivan Gelyukh,  CEO , DTEK Grids
Ivan Gelyukh

CEO 

DTEK Grids

Yuriy Gnatiuk, Director, Energorynok
Yuriy Gnatiuk

Director

Energorynok

Yuliya Kovaliv, Head of the Office, Office of the National Investment Council of Ukraine
Yuliya Kovaliv

Head of the Office

Office of the National Investment Council of Ukraine

Yaroslav Mudryy, Managing Partner, ERU
Yaroslav Mudryy

Managing Partner

ERU

Sergei Glazunov,  CEO, Smart Energy
Sergei Glazunov

CEO

Smart Energy

Jussi Heikkinen, Director, Growth & Development, Americas, Wärtsilä Energy Business
Jussi Heikkinen

Director, Growth & Development, Americas

Wärtsilä Energy Business

Sergiy Bedin, General Director , Energoatom trading
Sergiy Bedin

General Director

Energoatom trading

Yuriy Nagorniak, Director of production, UkrGasVydobuvannya
Yuriy Nagorniak

Director of production

UkrGasVydobuvannya

Nataliya Katser-Buchkovska, Head of the Subcommittee on Sustainable Development, Strategy and Investments, Parliamentary Energy Committee, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
Nataliya Katser-Buchkovska

Head of the Subcommittee on Sustainable Development, Strategy and Investments, Parliamentary Energy Committee

Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

Georgii Rudko, Chairman, State Commission for Mineral Resources of Ukraine
Georgii Rudko

Chairman

State Commission for Mineral Resources of Ukraine

Mariusz Słyś, General Manager, E&P Division, PGNiG SA
Mariusz Słyś

General Manager

E&P Division, PGNiG SA

Constantine Blyuz, Deputy Director, Natural Gas Authority Israel, Ministry of Energy and Water Resources
Constantine Blyuz

Deputy Director

Natural Gas Authority Israel, Ministry of Energy and Water Resources

Mirek Topolanek, Member of the Board of Directors, Director, International Development & Public Affairs, Eustream
Mirek Topolanek

Member of the Board of Directors, Director, International Development & Public Affairs

Eustream

Ilya Ponomarev, Chief Executive Officer , Trident Acquisitions
Ilya Ponomarev

Chief Executive Officer

Trident Acquisitions

Franck Neel, Executive Board Member responsible for Downstream Gas, OMV Petrom S.A.
Franck Neel

Executive Board Member responsible for Downstream Gas

OMV Petrom S.A.

Martin Slovak, Senior E&P Project Manager, Nafta a.s.
Martin Slovak

Senior E&P Project Manager

Nafta a.s.

Edward Chow, Senior Fellow, Energy & National Security Program, Center for Strategic & International Studies
Edward Chow

Senior Fellow, Energy & National Security Program

Center for Strategic & International Studies

Simon Pirani, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Simon Pirani

Senior Research Fellow

Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Eugene Chausovsky, Senior Eurasia Analyst, Stratfor
Eugene Chausovsky

Senior Eurasia Analyst

Stratfor

Andriy Tsymbal, Managing Partner, KPMG in Ukraine
Andriy Tsymbal

Managing Partner

KPMG in Ukraine

Roman Opimakh, Executive Director, Association of Gas Producers of Ukraine
Roman Opimakh

Executive Director

Association of Gas Producers of Ukraine

Marc-Antoine Eyl-Mazzega, Director, Energy Centre  , IFRI- French Institute for International Relations
Marc-Antoine Eyl-Mazzega

Director, Energy Centre

IFRI- French Institute for International Relations

Sergiy Savchuk, Chairman , State Agency for Energy Efficiency & Saving of Ukraine
Sergiy Savchuk

Chairman

State Agency for Energy Efficiency & Saving of Ukraine

Oleksii Dubovskyi, Chairman of the Exchange Committee of the Commodity Exchange, Ukrainian Energy Exchange
Oleksii Dubovskyi

Chairman of the Exchange Committee of the Commodity Exchange

Ukrainian Energy Exchange

Gregor Weinzettel, Business Developer, Powernext SAS
Gregor Weinzettel

Business Developer

Powernext SAS

Stepan Kozytskyy, General Director of Horizons Drilling Company, Member  of the Supervisory Board, Zakhidnadraservice
Stepan Kozytskyy

General Director of Horizons Drilling Company, Member of the Supervisory Board

Zakhidnadraservice

Ivan Traksler, Director, MHP Eko Energy
Ivan Traksler

Director

MHP Eko Energy

Steve Walsh, CEO of the Power Group and Chief Re-Structuring Officer, Traxys
Steve Walsh

CEO of the Power Group and Chief Re-Structuring Officer

Traxys

Victor Logatskiy, Leading expert, Energy programmes, Razumkov Centre
Victor Logatskiy

Leading expert, Energy programmes

Razumkov Centre

Oleksandr Riepkin, Head of Supervisory Board  of Tokmak Solar Energy, Chairman, Association Ukrainian Hydrogen Council
Oleksandr Riepkin

Head of Supervisory Board of Tokmak Solar Energy, Chairman

Association Ukrainian Hydrogen Council

Andrew Myzovets, President, Association of Gas traders of Ukraine
Andrew Myzovets

President

Association of Gas traders of Ukraine

Yuri Kubrushko, General Director, IMEPOWER
Yuri Kubrushko

General Director

IMEPOWER

Gennadiy Kobal, Founder and Director, Exploration & Production Consulting (ExPro)
Gennadiy Kobal

Founder and Director

Exploration & Production Consulting (ExPro)

Olexander Kharchenko, Managing Director, Energy Industry Research Center (EIR Center)
Olexander Kharchenko

Managing Director

Energy Industry Research Center (EIR Center)

Andriy Konechenkov, Chairman of the Board, Ukrainian Wind Energy Association
Andriy Konechenkov

Chairman of the Board

Ukrainian Wind Energy Association

Stanislav Masevych, Founder / CEO , IPU Renewable Energy
Stanislav Masevych

Founder / CEO

IPU Renewable Energy

Magnus Johansen, Business Development Manager (Ukraine) , Scatec Solar
Magnus Johansen

Business Development Manager (Ukraine)

Scatec Solar

Jiao Chaoguang , General Manager, Beiken Energy Ukraine
Jiao Chaoguang 

General Manager

Beiken Energy Ukraine

Rufat Mammadbayli, Drilling advisor, SOCAR-AQS
Rufat Mammadbayli

Drilling advisor

SOCAR-AQS

Volodymyr Pohoyda, Managing Director,  Unicorn Systems UA
Volodymyr Pohoyda

Managing Director

Unicorn Systems UA

Olivia Allison, Partner, Head of Forensic & Risk Consulting, KPMG in Ukraine
Olivia Allison

Partner, Head of Forensic & Risk Consulting

KPMG in Ukraine

Andy Hunder, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
Andy Hunder

President

American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine

Oleksii Nikitin, Commercial Director, UkrHydroEnergo
Oleksii Nikitin

Commercial Director

UkrHydroEnergo

Henrikh Yeremyan, Principal Banker, Energy & Infrastructure, Black Sea Trade & Development Bank
Henrikh Yeremyan

Principal Banker, Energy & Infrastructure

Black Sea Trade & Development Bank

Vitaliy Gryhorovskyi, President, Association of Distribution System Operators (electricity) of Ukraine
Vitaliy Gryhorovskyi

President

Association of Distribution System Operators (electricity) of Ukraine

Igor Nus, Sales Director of CIS countries & EE countries, Vestas
Igor Nus

Sales Director of CIS countries & EE countries

Vestas

Vitaliy Radchenko, Partner, Head of Energy & Projects, CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang
Vitaliy Radchenko

Partner, Head of Energy & Projects

CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang

Victor Dudzich, Technical Director  , Smart Energy Group 
Victor Dudzich

Technical Director

Smart Energy Group 

Matthew Monteverde, Vice-President, Commodity Markets, Argus
Matthew Monteverde

Vice-President, Commodity Markets

Argus

Paweł Jagosiak, Chief Advisor, E&P Division, PGNiG SA
Paweł Jagosiak

Chief Advisor

E&P Division, PGNiG SA

Anatolii Boiko, Chief Drilling Engineer , Smart Energy  Group
Anatolii Boiko

Chief Drilling Engineer

Smart Energy Group

Andriy Nemchenko, Director, SyvashEnergoProm
Andriy Nemchenko

Director

SyvashEnergoProm

Adrien Fouchet, Emerging Market Manager, EuroCape New Energy
Adrien Fouchet

Emerging Market Manager

EuroCape New Energy

Şükrü Boğut, Senior Energy Advisor, Economic Growth Office, USAID (Ukraine)
Şükrü Boğut

Senior Energy Advisor, Economic Growth Office

USAID (Ukraine)

Oleksandr Bosak, Country Manager Ukraine, ACCIONA ENERGIA
Oleksandr Bosak

Country Manager Ukraine

ACCIONA ENERGIA

Børge Tvorg, VP Project Finance, NBT AS
Børge Tvorg

VP Project Finance

NBT AS

WHY ATTEND?

  • A proven track record of hosting over 400 international energy decision-makers and leading experts annually

  • An opportunity to discuss the energy policy strategy of the new Ukrainian government, delivered first hand by the key legislators themselves

  • Network with key industry stakeholders at the level of ministers, CEOs and directors, representing domestic and international legislators, producers, investors, traders and expert service providers

  • Gather a detailed picture of the domestic energy market conditions and how to succeed in the current environment of increasing competition and transparency

  • Understand the position of the European and international community with relations to Ukraine’s energy situation and what are the next steps and key risks for integration and compliance

  • Study the gaps in the Ukrainian energy market and identify the opportunities for collaboration and business-development

  • Have honest, informed conversations about intricate topics and address specific business concerns on your agenda

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2019 HIGHLIGHTS:

 

 

 

 

Ukrainian Energy Forum 2019 Flashback Video

 

26-28 February, 2019

 

 

 

 

2019 Opening Address by

Volodymyr Groysman - The Prime Minister of Ukraine (2016-2019)


ON THE 2020 AGENDA:

  • The new government’s priorities for the energy sector and policy strategy

  • Ukraine’s integration into the European energy community 

  • The new plan for energy independence for Ukraine 

  • Liberalising the energy market 

  • The gas transit future of Ukraine

  • The state of infrastructure and energy networks 

  • Renewable energy in Ukraine

  • The Electricity Market Day on the 27th of February

  • Update on the electricity market from the legislation and regulatory perspective

  • Electricity trading – how to facilitate a free wholesale electricity market? 

  • The challenge of optimising electricity pricing

  • Addressing the challenge of modernising the electricity networks 

  • Technologies for the new electricity market 

  • Alternative energy sources for electricity production 


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