OSE GDAŃSK 2022 Programme


13th of June 2022


OSE GDAŃSK 2022 official openning

Plenary Session: Polish energy policy: EU Priorities vs Polish Strategic Objectives

  • Ukrainian crisis – conclusions for Europe in the context of the gas market.
  • Energy security of Europe – possible alternatives to imported raw materials from Russia
  • Polish energy policy until 2040 in the context of European Green Deal – key development directions
  • Polish energy sector consolidation, role of the foreign capital in Polish energy system – new trands, new investors
  • Fitfor55 and its consequences for energy sector and economy, possibile amendments to legislation proposals pack presented by European Commission
  • Chances for ETS system reform
  • New financing tools for European „green” investments”
  • The issue of nuclear energy in new energy policy – advancement of the project, financing models – large-scale energy vs small nuclear facilities (SMR)
  • Diversification of fuel supplies – does „safer” also mean „cheaper”?
  • Cooperation priorities in Baltic Sea region: gas, off-shore, power generation, heating, cogeneration, growth of energy effectiveness
  • Power supply deficit after 2025 – possible solution scenarios

Speakers confirmed (alphabetically):

Piotr Naimski – Secretary of State, Polish Government Plenipotentiary for Strategic Energy Infrastructure; Adam Guibourgé-Czetwertyński – Undersecretary of State, Mnistry of Climate & Environment; Piotr Pyzik – Undersecretary of State, Polish Government Plenipotentiary for Coal Mining & Energy Sector  Transformation, Ministry of State Assets; Karol Rabenda – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of State Assets; Olexandr Motsyk –  Ambassador, Adviser to the Minister of Energy of Ukraine, Chief Advisor to the President of NNEGC “Energoatom”; Juha Ottman – Ambassador Republic of Finland in Poland; Robert Rudich – Attaché ds. Energii, U.S. Embassy in Poland;  Jan Szewczak – CFO, PKN ORLEN S.A.

Wojciech Jakóbik – Editor in Cheif of BiznesAlert.pl

Polish Energy Amber Award Gala

PANEL 1: Energy groups strategies vs market reality. New Polish Energy Policy

  • Necessary amendments in strategies of energy groups – major provisions
  • ESG – balanced investing, prevailing trends and development directions fot future technologies
  • Hydrogen as fuel of the future – opportunities resulting from the concluded sectoral agreement
  • RES projects on land – scale of the projects planned for 2022, prevailing technologies
  • Small nuclear energy facilities – leaders key projects
  • Present stage of development and future of offshore projects in Poland – between energy security, customer expectations and the interests of shareholders of energy groups
  • Future of gas projects in context of the Polish policy towards Russia.
  • New opening for coal as a guarantee of Polish energy security?
  • NABE – ultimate construction of the agency and its place in the Polish energy sector
  • Climate for nuclear investments in Europe and across the world. Perspectives for nuclear energy: investment and technological trends.
  • Polish know-how for participation in energy plant construction process. Role of Polish companies and contractors in assuring local content.

Speakers confirmed (alphabetically):

Dariusz Dumkiewicz – Vice-President for Company Development, Lubelski Węgiel „BOGDANKA” S.A.; Jarosław Dybowski – Executive Director for Energy, PKN ORLEN S.A.; dr hab. Filip Grzegorczyk – Member of the Board, Grupa Azoty S.A.; Wojciech Hann – CEO, Bank Ochrony Środowiska S.A.; Tomasz Jakubowski – Operations Director, CJI PSE; Pan Daniel Konkel – Director of Gdańsk Subsidary, Technical Supervisory Office; Mirosław Kowalik – CEO, Westinghouse Polska; William Liu – Sales VP, Haitai Solar Group; Artur Michalski – Member of the Board, NFOŚiGW; Małgorzata Mika-Bryska – Public Regulations and PR Advice, Veolia Group; Andrzej Modzelewski CEO, E.ON Polska S.A.; dr hab. Mariusz Swora – Adwokat, Kancelaria Adwokacka dr hab. Mariusz Swora; Jan Tabor – Acting Deputy Director General of the State Forests for Forest Management; Artur Warzocha – Member of the Board of Corporate Affairs, TAURON Polska Energia S.A.; Igor Wasilewski – CEO, PERN S.A.

Zbigniew Kozłowski – Partner, Kozłowski Tomasik Oszczak sp. k.

PANEL 2: New conditions for heating and cogeneration development. “Clean air” program”

  • Fitfor55 – preparation of the heat market for regulatory changes
  • New cogeneration support system – expectations and opportunities for development
  • Preferences for development of energy effective systems –Is it the end of coal-based cogenereation?
  • “Clean air” program – advancement, first effects, crucial corrections, boost of pro-ecological attitudes
  • Changes in the approach to tariffs in the heat sector
  • Investments in heating sector – main development trends, project financing, investment barriers
  • The role of self-governments in the development of Polish heating systems
  • Use of renewables in central heating systems

Speakers confirmed (alphabetically):

Sławomir Gibała – Member of the Board, TAURON Ciepło Sp. z o.o.; Gunnar Haglund Counsellor, Head of Business Promotion and Communication, Embassy of Sweden; Przemysław Kołodziejak – CEO, PGE Energia Ciepła S.A.; Arkadiusz Kosiel Member of the Board, Director for Regulations and Tariff Management, Fortum Power and Heat Polska Sp. z o.o.; prof. dr hab. inż. Krzysztof Kurek – Director of  National Centre for Nuclear Research; Marcin Lewandowski CEO, Grupa GPEC; Robert Mania – CEO, Miejska Energetyka Cieplna Spółka z o.o. w Koszalinie; Jarosław Maślany – CEO, PGNiG Termika S.A.; Marcin Orłowski – COO, Veolia Group; Robert Więckowski – CEO, Polska Spółka Gazownictwa Sp. z o.o.

dr Paweł Grzejszczak – Partner, Kancelaria Domański Zakrzewski Palinka

PANEL 3: Electric energy, liquid fuels and gas markets (hydrogen, methane, biogas)

  • When will Polish coal disappear from Polish energy mix – social aspects vs economic aspects vs climate neutrality
  • Gas mining in Poland. Gas in portfolio companies from energy sector. Growing role of gas as a basic fuel for the energy sector
  • New objectives of Power Exchange
  • Development of gas transmission & distribution network – major priorities and potencial problems.
  • Strategic investment projects of operators of the distribution system (gas and electricity).
  • Perspectives of green hydrogen market development
  • Diversification of sources and directions of gas, oil and liquid fuels supply- possible scenarios in the context of the Ukrainian crisis, groundbreaking implications in 2022.
  • Consolidation and new players on hte fuel market (wholesale & retail)
  • Development of new market segments in liquid fuels – e-mobility, alternative fuels
  • Energy and gas storage after 2022 – the scale of indispensable investments

Speakers confirmed (alphabetically):

Mateusz Berger – Member of the Board, Agencja Rozwoju Przemysłu S.A.; Patryk Demski– Member of the Board for Strategy & Development, TAURON Polska Energia S.A.; Jan Frania – Member of the Board for Grid Infrastructure, PGE Dystrybucja S.A.;  Marek Kulesa – Office Director, Towarzystwo Obrotu Energią; Norbert Grudzień – Member of the Board for Operations & Transformation, PGE Górnictwo i Energetyka Konwencjonalna S.A.; Arkadiusz Musielewicz Partner, Ecological Projects Poland Sp. z o.o.; Andrzej Sikora – CEO of ISE; Błażej Wojnicz CEO, Gas Storage Poland; Paweł Strączyński – Member of the Board, Bank Pekao S.A.; Jarosław Wróbel – Member of the Board for Investments & Innovation, Grupa LOTOS S.A.

Wojciech Jakóbik – Editor in Cheif of BiznesAlert.pl

End of first day of OSE GDAŃSK 2022, Business Lunch


14th of June 2022

PANEL 4: RES & off-shore investitions: challanges and threats for polish electroenergetic system

  • Distance Act – expected amendments to the rules defining the location of the onland wind farms
  • Act on offshore wind energy promotion – does barriers of offshore development still exist?
  • Adapting the functionality of the MV and LV grids to the growing number of prosumer RES installations
  • Restrictions in the development of the grids, limitations in the construction of new renewable energy sources
  • Energy storage facilities as an tool for energy system balancing and security
  • NFOŚiGW programs stimulating the development of prosumer energy
  • Financing of RES projects – are long-term Power Purchase Agreements PPAs the alternative to support systems
  • Leaders of the off-shore sector in Poland and their projects. competition in acquiring new locations for the OWF
  • Connecting the OWF to the grid – who, when and where will be responsible for this connection
  • Local content (materials and services) – who can benefit and who can lose?

Speakers confirmed (alphabetically):

Leszek Bonna – Deputy Marshal of Pomeranian Province; Zbigniew Gryglas – former Undersecretary of State in Ministry of State Assets; Krzysztof Kochanowski – CEO, PIME; Paweł Konieczny – Member of the Board, Polskie Stowarzyszenie Energetyki Słonecznej; Ewa Malicka – CEO, Towarzystwo Rozwoju Małych Elektrowni Wodnych; Maciej Mazur – CEO, Executive Director, Polskie Stowarzyszenie Paliw Alternatywnych; Joanna Smolik – Department of Strategic Relations Director, Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego; dr Piotr Szczeciński – Advisor, Polskie Stowarzyszenie Magazynowania Energii; Marek Wesoły – Member of the Polish Parliament, Deputy Chairman of the Parliamentary Group for Energy; Robert Zasina CEO, TAURON Dystrybucja S.A.

Mariusz Marszałkowski – Journalist of BiznesAlert.pl

PANEL 5: 2050 horizone: Development, investment, innovation

  • Role and scale of private energy sector
  • Role of local governments in the execution of infrastructure projects
  • Connecting renewable energy installations to the grid – system stability and capacity issues
  • Future of waste incineration and bio-gas installations
  • Distributed power generation in the  new energy policy. Energy clusters
  • Development of e-mobility – electric vehicles, charging points, energy storage technologies – are Poles convinced to EV
  • PV installation development scenarios – small local and private installations or large farms?

Speakers confirmed (alphabetically):

Piotr Bareła – Advisor, Port Czystej Energii Sp. z o.o.; Jerzy Fijas – State Forests LAS ENERGII Project Manager; Filip Kowalski – General Manager for Energy & Natural Resources, SAP Middle Eastern Europe, SAP; Roman Masek – Technical Director, Belse Sp. z o.o.; Mariusz Sadłowski – Energy Office Director Gdańsk City Hall; Adam Stępień General Director, Krajowa Izba Biopaliw; Bogdan Szymański – CEO, Stowarzyszenie Branży Fotowoltaicznej – Polska PV; Arkadiusz Urban – CEO, Krajowy Zasób Nieruchomości; dr Przemysław Zaleski – Member of the Board, Elektrownia Ostrołęka Sp. z o.o.; Artur Zawisza – CEO, UPEBI.

Izabella Żyglicka – Counsel, Partner, “Adwokaci i Radcowie Prawni” Sp. k. Izabella Żyglicka i Wspólnicy

PANEL 6: Transformation of the automotive industry towards low-emission drives in context of problems with the provision of energy resources

  • Fit for 55 and the end of the era of combustion engines. Will there be an acceleration or a slowdown in transformation?
  • Consequences of energy resources sanctions on Russia. – What awaits us at fuel and charging stations?
  • Is the current condition of the hydrogen and charging infrastructure in Poland a threat to the development of low-emission vehicles?
  • Green public transport development strategy – is it the end of individual transport?
  • Will the transition to low-emission drives in short- and long-distance transport of goods (in the light of the lack of a sufficient number of charging stations) in Poland mean problems for Polish transport companies and the end of their primacy in Europe?

Speakers confirmed (alphabetically):

Piotr Apollo – CEO, Tauron Nowe Technologie S.A.; Michał Bielecki – CEO, MEB Group; Krzysztof Burda CEO, PIRE; Robert Chryc‑Gawrychowski – CEO Northvolt Poland; Dariusz Pachniewski – Director for Business Development in  Hynfra Green Hydrogen Infrastructure, Hydrogen Poland Spokesman; Maciej Tomecki – Integration Projects Team Manager PKN ORLEN S.A.

Jakub Faryś – CEO, PZPM

End of OSE Gdansk 2022

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