Program

First day

June 17

Registration of participants

Official opening OSE GDAŃSK 2024 - Krzysztof Karaś, President of ECB

Official opening - Mieczysław Struk, Marszałek Województwa Pomorskiego

Plenary Session: Europe’s energy security: revision of the EU energy policy

  • Energy security of Europe – war in Ukraine and sanctions as impulse to change European energy policy.
  • Revision  of strategic raw materials supply destinations for Europe – common EU energy policy vs individual strategies of key European countries.
  • REPower EU and FIT for 55 strategies – what has been achieved so far?
  • Energy security of EU countries – new projects and initiatives in the development of energy infrastructure of European importance.
  • New architecture of the common energy market in Europe.
  • EU strategy for the development of offshore renewable energy.
  • The hydrogen strategy of the EU.
  • New platforms for cooperation of the Baltic Sea countries as a response to Russia’s energy blackmail.
  • Poland’s Energy Policy 2040 in the context of the European Green Deal – the need for updating and basic directions of change.
  • The place of nuclear power in the new energy policy: the degree of advancement of the Polish nuclear program, financing models, large-scale power generation vs. small-scale nuclear facilities.
  • Power deficit after 2025 – solution scenarios.
  • Experiences of EU countries in counteracting the negative effects of rising prices of energy carriers on the energy industry and the economy.
  • The role of the US in stabilizing Europe’s energy policy.
  • War as an impulse to the establishment of a sustainable, efficient, modern and competitive energy industry.
  • KPO funds, and acceleration of the Polish energy transition.

The following people will take part in the debate:

Paweł Augustyn – Zastępca Prezesa Zarządu, NFOŚiGW; Rafał Gawin – Prezes Urzędu Regulacji Energetyki; Gabriel Gorbačevski – Attaché ds. Energii Republiki Litewskiej w Polsce; Niels Frederik Malskær – Attaché ds. Energii, Ambasada Królestwa Danii w Polsce; Miłosz Motyka – Podsekretarz Stanu, Ministerstwo Klimatu i Środowiska; Juris Poikāns – Ambasador Łotwy w Polsce; Noémie Piaskowski – Radczyni ds. zrównoważonego rozwoju dla Grupy Wyszehradzkiej i Krajów Bałtyckich w Regionalnym Wydziale Ekonomicznym Ambasady Francji w Polsce; Antti Rahikka –  Director, Central & East Europe, Business Finland; Robert Rudich – Attaché ds. Energii, Ambasada Stanów Zjednoczonych w Polsce; Beata Rutkiewicz – Wojewoda Pomorski; Mieczysław Struk –  Marszałek Województwa Pomorskiego;

Moderator:

Wojciech Jakóbik – Redaktor Naczelny, BiznesAlert.pl

Statuette award gala: "Amber of Polish Energy 2024"

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

  • Necessary amendments in strategies of energy groups – major provisions.
  • Amendment of the Wind Act – assessment of the impact of new amendments on the development of the renewables market in Poland.
  • Financial context of the war in Ukraine – impact on Polish energy sector and economy.
  • Hydrogen as fuel of the future – opportunities emerging from the regulatory environment and sectoral agreements.
  • RES projects on land – scale of the projects planned for 2023, prevailing technologies.
  • Gas as an increasingly common raw material for large power generation – the impact of price fluctuations on market development.
  • Future of coal projects in Polish energy sector.
  • Operation of the grid system with the dominant role of RES.
  • Systems to protect consumers from energy price increases – past experience and target solutions.
  • Energy groups offer to industrial customers (B2B).
  • Future investment plans and the financing mechanisms.

The following people will take part in the debate:

Kamil Kobyliński – Dyrektor ds. morskiej energetyki wiatrowej, TotalEnergies; Arkadiusz Kosiel – Prezes Zarządu Fortum Silesia S.A., Członek Zarządu Fortum Power and Heat Polska Sp. z o.o.; Sławomir Krenczyk – Zastępca Prezesa Zarządu ds. Rozwoju, Lubelski Węgiel Bogdanka S.A.; Marcin Laskowski – Wiceprezes Zarządu ds. Regulacji, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A.; Marcin Lewandowski – Prezes Zarządu Grupy GPEC; Grzegorz Lot – Prezes Zarządu, TAURON Polska Energia S.A.; Tomasz Zieliński – Członek Rady Nadzorczej Orlen S.A., Prezes Zarządu PIPC;

 Moderator:

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

PANEL 2: Clean energy, scale of investments and key projects

  • Strategic nuclear projects in Poland – scale and time horizon.
  • Wind Energy Act – the impact of the change in the rules for the location of onshore wind farms on the market.
  • Advancement of offshore wind investment projects (existing and new players).
  • Port infrastructure and supply chain for offshore wind energy.
  • Development of the PV sector in Poland compared to other RES sectors.
  • Adaptation of MV and LV grid functionality to the growing number of prosumer RES installations.
  • Restrictions on grid development constraints on construction of new RES sources.
  • Energy storage facilities for each installation? Costs vs. benefits.
  • Financing of RES projects – are long-term PPA agreements an alternative to support schemes.
  • Renewable energy contracting models.
  • Biogas and biomethane sector – a new development perspective.
  • Green hydrogen in the Polish energy sector – projects, applications, main market players.
  • Market for new energy services for the RES sector.
  • Impact of regulations stabilizing energy prices on the RES sector.

The following people will take part in the debate:

Łukasz Gola – Head of T&D Systems Group, Hitachi Europe Ltd.; Leszek Hołda – Country Manager, Bechtel Polska; prof. Waldemar Kamrat – Dyrektor Centrum Energetyki Jądrowej, Politechnika Gdańska; Mirosław Kowalik – Prezes Zarządu, Westinghouse Polska;  Bartosz Kublik – Wiceprezes, Związek Banków Polskich; Dagmara Peret – Country Leader i Vice President GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy w Polsce; Wojciech Wrochna – Wiceprezes Zarządu, ORLEN Synthos Green Energy Sp. z o.o.;

Moderator:

Wojciech Jakóbik – Redaktor Naczelny, BiznesAlert.pl

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

  • Changing approaches to the role of coal in the Polish energy mix – social factors vs. economic factors vs. climate neutrality.
  • Capacity market – current state and prospects.
  • Gas generation in Poland. Gas in the portfolio of energy companies. The future of gas as the 4th raw material for the Polish energy sector.
  • Priorities and existing constraints in the expansion of the gas transmission and distribution network.
  • Strategic investment projects of transmission system operators (gas and electricity).
  • Development of the “green” hydrogen market in Poland in the context of the emerging regulatory environment for the hydrogen economy.
  • Biomethane as a fuel of the future – development potential, business models and first projects.
  • Diversification of gas supply sources and directions – scenarios in the face of the Ukrainian crisis, breakthrough significance of 2023.
  • Consolidation and new players in the liquid fuels market (wholesale and retail), consequences of the merger between PKN Orlen and Lotos.
  • Preparation of electricity grid operators for the planned scale of electromobility development.
  • Energy, fuel and gas storage facilities in 2024 – the scale of necessary investments.
  • The future of the business models of today’s fuel market leaders.

The following people will take part in the debate:

Debate Part I (15:30 – 17:00) – Gas Market

Paweł Chałupka – Prezes Zarządu, G.EN. Operator Sp. z o.o.; Zygmunt Gzyra – Prezes Zarządu, Krajowa Izba Biopaliw; Przemysław Kowalski – Prezes Zarządu, Suomen Biovoima; Artur Nizioł  – Przewodniczący Rady Nadzorczej, Biogas System S.A.; Anna Podolak – Managing Director Europe, Roeslein & Associates Poland Sp. z o.o.; Łukasz Semeniuk – Prezes Zarządu, Polska Grupa Biogazowa Inwestycje Sp. z.o.o.; Andrzej Sikora – Prezes Zarządu, Instytut Studiów Energetycznych; Tomoho Umeda – Prezes Zarządu, Hynfra P.S.A.; Beata Wittmann – Prezes Zarządu, Gas Storage Poland Sp. z o. o.;

 

Debate Part II (17:00 – 18:00) – Energy Market

Jarosław Bogacz – Wiceprezes Zarządu, KENO Sp. z o. o.; Henryk Kaliś – Prezes Zarządu, Forum Odbiorców Energii Elektrycznej i Gazu, Prezes Zarządu Izby Energetyki Przemysłowej i Odbiorców Energii; Jakub Melak – Dyrektor ds. rozwoju OZE, TotalEnergies;  Arkadiusz Musielewicz – Prezes Zarządu, SOKE Sp z o.o.; Agnieszka Okońska – Członek Zarządu, Stoen Operator Sp. z o.o.; Michał Polanowski – Prezes Zarządu, Green Capital S.A.;

Moderator:

Marek Kulesa – Dyrektor, Towarzystwo Obrotu Energią

End of the first day of OSE GDAŃSK 2024, Business Lunch

II DZIEŃ

18 czerwca 2024

Registration of participants

Official opening OSE GDAŃSK 2024 - Krzysztof Karaś, President of ECB

Official opening – Dariusz Standerski, Sekretarz Stanu, Ministerstwo Cyfryzacji

Inaugural Speech - Miyajima Akio, Ambasador Nadzwyczajny i Pełnomocny Japonii w Polsce

The digital dimension of energy security

  • Shaping security policy in the current international situation.
  • Energy security within the European Union – declarations and reality.
  • Identification of sensitive elements of energy infrastructure.
  • New development projects in the area of ​​cybersecurity.

The following people will take part in the debate:

Dariusz Standerski – Sekretarz Stanu, Ministerstwo Cyfryzacji; Andrzej Dulka – Prezes, Polska Izba Informatyki i Telekomunikacji; Jacek Silski – Prezes Zarządu, Polska Izba Radiodyfuzji Cyfrowej;

 Moderator:

płk dr Piotr Potejko – Prezes Zarządu, ASIS International Poland Chapter

PANEL 4: New conditions for heating and cogeneration development. “Clean air” program

  • Fitfor55 – preparing the system heat market for the necessary regulatory changes.
  • Cogeneration support system – have the assumed goals associated with this system been achieved?
  • Preferences for the development of energy-efficient district heating systems – gas cogeneration, waste and biomass projects, decline of coal cogeneration.
  • Anti-smog programs – state of progress, first effects, necessary adjustments, stimulation of pro-environmental behavior, anti-smog legislation.
  • Change in the approach to district heating tariffs.
  • Investment in the heating industry – how are smaller heat producers doing?
  • The place of local governments in the development of the Polish district heating industry.
  • Use of RES in district heating.
  • Use of waste heat – current status and development prospects.
  • Energy efficiency in district heating.

The following people will take part in the debate:

Wojciech Folejewski – Prezes Zarządu, Okręgowe Przedsiębiorstwo Energetyki Cieplnej Spółka z o.o.; Dorota Jeziorowska – Dyrektor, Polskie Towarzystwo Elektrociepłowni Zawodowych; Beata Kurdelska – Prezes Zarządu, Szczecińska Energetyka Cieplna Sp. z o.o.; Paweł Lachman – Prezes Zarządu, Polska Organizacja Rozwoju Technologii Pomp Ciepła “PORT PC”; Robert Mania – Prezes Zarządu, Miejska Energetyka Cieplna Sp. z o.o. w Koszalinie; Sławomir Kiszkurno – Prezes Zarządu, Port Czystej Energii; Janusz Starościk – Prezes Zarządu, Stowarzyszenie Producentów i Importerów Urządzeń Grzewczych; Jacek Szymczak – Prezes Zarządu, Izba Gospodarcza Ciepłownictwo Polskie; dr inż. Zborowski Krzysztof – Wiceprezes Zarządu, Radomskie Przedsiębiorstwo Energetyki Cieplnej “RADPEC” S.A.;

 Moderator:

Mariusz Marszałkowski Redaktor Naczelny, Polon.pl

PANEL 5: Off-shore & On-shore: development perspectives, scale of projects, Polish local content

  • Progress in the development of wind projects in the Baltic in Phase I.
  • The race for location permits for Baltic wind farms in Phase II – status, allocation criteria and appeals.
  • Challenges in the process of obtaining the remaining permits in the investment process, including the decision on environmental conditions.
  • The role of investors and foreign partners in the development of Polish offshore wind.
  • Offshore research in the project development phase.
  • Displacement of power from offshore wind farms.
  • Dedicated support system for offshore wind energy – contracts for difference.
  • Offshore as an opportunity for the Polish industry.
  • Offshore energy contracting models.
  • Infrastructure supporting offshore development in Poland.

The following people will take part in the debate:

Alan Aleksandrowicz  – Prezes Związku, Związek Miast i Gmin Morskich; Magdalena Czuba-Wąsowska – Wiceprezes Zarządu ds. prawno-korporacyjnych, Grupa Przemysłowa Baltic Sp. z o.o.;  Kamil Kobyliński – Dyrektor ds. morskiej energetyki wiatrowej, TotalEnergies; dr Karolina Lipińska – Zastępczyni Dyrektora ds. Rozwoju Przedsiębiorczości i Innowacji, Departament Rozwoju Gospodarczego, Urząd Marszałkowski Województwa Pomorskiego; Piotr Maciołek – Członek Zarządu, Polenergia S.A. COO (Chief Operating Officer).; Roman Masek – Dyrektor Techniczny, Belse Sp. z o.o.; Kmdr ppor. dr Rafał Miętkiewicz – Akademia Marynarki Wojennej w Gdyni; Maciej Stryjecki – Prezes Zarządu, ASE Offshore Sp. z o.o.; Paweł Wróbel – Managing Director, Baltic Wind EU;

Moderator:

Mariusz Marszałkowski – Redaktor Naczelny, Polon.pl

PANEL 6: 2050 horizon: Development, investments, innovation - business, self-government and prosumers (renewables, e-mobility, PV)
  • The role and scale of the private sector in the energy industry
  • The role of local governments in implementing infrastructure projects
  • Connection of RES to the grid, and the safety and capacity of the system
  • The future of waste incineration and biogas plant projects Large scale nuclear power and its place in Poland’s energy mix
  • Distributed generation and the implications of the new energy policy. Energy clusters
  • Development of e-mobility – electric vehicles, charging stations + energy storage technologies. Is Poland ready for large-scale EV service?
  • Photovoltaics – scale of development: large farms or only small home installations?
  • Start-up program as a source of innovation – how Polish companies have used the potential and know-how of the marke
  • Development of SMR technology in Poland – application potential, financing models, licensing

The following people will take part in the debate:

Jakub Faryś – Prezes Zarządu, Polski Związek Przemysłu Motoryzacyjnego; dr hab. Beata Majecka – prof. UG, Sekretarz Generalny Polskiego Towarzystwa Ekonomicznego;  Ewa Malicka – Prezes Zarządu, Towarzystwo Rozwoju Małych Elektrowni Wodnych; prof. dr hab. inż. Dariusz Mikielewicz – Politechnika Gdańska; Arnold Rabiega – Prezes Zarządu, Krajowy Instytut Energetyki Rozproszonej sp. z o.o.;  Andrzej Schleser – Dyrektor, Regionalna Dyrekcja Lasów Państwowych w Gdańsku; Jan Styliński – Prezes Zarządu, Polski Związek Pracodawców Budownictwa; Michał Sznycer – Wiceprezes Zarządu, Pracodawcy Pomorza; Bogdan Szymański – Wiceprezes Zarządu ds. Technicznych i szkoleniowych, Stowarzyszenie Branży Fotowoltaicznej – Polska PV;  Marek Tarczyński – Przewodniczący Rady, Polska Izba Spedycji i Logistyki; Marcin Westfal – Ekspert Elektromobilności, Polska Izba Rozwoju Elektromobilności;

Moderator:

Izabella Żyglicka – Radczyni Prawna, Wspólniczka, Założycielka, Wiceprezeska Regionalnej Izby Gospodarczej w Katowicach

Completion of OSE GDAŃSK 2024

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