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13 06 2022

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The conference will be moderated by Florian Schröder, German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce

10:00     Welcoming remarks by Dainius Kreivys, Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania

10:10     Panel

              The unified natural gas market - Status and the impact of the Russian war against Ukraine

              Moderator: Dennis Hesseling - ACER, SL


  • Olli Sipilä, Gasgrid Finland Oy, FI

  • Margus Kaasik, Eesti Gaas AS, EE

  • Aigars Kalvitis, Latvijas Gāze, LV

  • Christian Maaß, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, DE


11:20     Project Update

              GIPL and its impact on the regional market

  • Nemunas Biknius, AB Amber Grid, LT


11:30     Panel

              GIPL – What to expect for the Baltic market and how an expanded market could be built?

              Moderator: Margus Kaasik, Eesti Gaas AS, EE


  • Nemunas Biknius, AB Amber Grid, LT

  • Gintaras Buzkys, GET Baltic Gas Exchange, LT

  • Slawomir Sieradzki, GAZ-SYSTEM S.A., PL

12:30     Lunch & Networking

13:30     Keynote

              Energy aspects of the green deal

  • Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for Energy

13:50     Panel

              Trading & Pricing: The market price development and its impact on the regional consumption

               Moderator: Gintaras Buzkys, GET Baltic Gas Exchange


  • Marti Hääl, Alexela Group, EE

  • Krists Mertens, Enefit SIA, LV

  • Aleksei Novitsky, Ignitis Suomi Oy, FI

  • Jouni Liimatta, Gasum Oy, FI

14:50     Panel

              Hydrogen – Thinking through the revolution, how could it work in the Baltic Sea region

               Moderator: Andris Piebalgs, Professor at European University Institute,
                                 former European Commissioner


  • Herkko Plit, P2X Solutions Oy, FI

  • Outi Ervasti, Neste, FI

  • Jayesh Parmar, Baringa Partners LLP, UK

  • Aivars Starikovs, Latvian Hydrogen Association, LV

15:50      Coffee break

16:10      Project and Market Updates

  • Hamina LNG terminal: Peter van Buuren, Balti Gaas OÜ, EE

  • Paldiski LNG terminal: Peter van Buuren, Balti Gaas OÜ, EE

  • Inčukalns Underground Gas Storage: Uldis Bariss, Conexus Baltic Grid AS, LV
  • Baltic Pipe Project: Slawomir Sieradzki, GAZ-SYSTEM S.A., PL

16:40      Presentation

              Europe's gas balance: Assessing the options for additional gas supplies

  • John Roberts, Methinks Ltd., UK

16:50      Presentation

              Power to X – towards a resilient and self sufficient energy system

  • Sami Lakio, Q Power Oy, FI

17:00     END

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