The agenda of the summit

Energy Security Summit, Berlin
May 6 and 7, 2015
Agenda
06.05.2015
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Evening Reception
F.A.Z. Atrium, Mittelstraße 2-4, 10117 Berlin
07.00 p.m. – 07.15 p.m.
Welcome Address
Berthold Kohler
Publisher, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt a.M.
07.15 p.m.
Towards a European Energy Union?
Rainer Baake
State Secretary, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Federal Republic of
Germany, Berlin
Maroš Šefčovič
Vice-President and Commissioner for the Energy Union, European Union, Brussels
Ulrich Grillo
President, Federation of German Industries, Berlin
Moderator: Dr. Wulf Schmiese
Correspondent Berlin Office, ZDF, Berlin
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Thursday, May 7, 2015
Conference Hall, 2nd Floor, ESMT – European School of Management and Technology,
Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin
Moderator for the day: Dr. Wulf Schmiese
Correspondent Berlin Office, ZDF, Berlin
07.30 a.m. – 08.30 a.m.
Working Breakfast “Russia”, upon invitation only
Hosted by the Committee on Eastern European Economic Relations
09.00 a.m. – 09.10 a.m.
Welcome Remarks
Wolfgang Ischinger
Ambassador, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference, Munich
09.10 a.m. – 09.25 a.m.
Keynote
Stephan Steinlein
State Secretary, Federal Foreign Office, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin
09.25 a.m. – 09.35 a.m.
Statement
Olena Zerkal
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for the European Integration, Ukraine, Kiev
09.35 a.m. – 10.50 a.m.
Topical Debate
The Conflict in and over Ukraine: Energy Matters
Sorin Ducaru
Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Risks, NATO, Brussels
Ivan Grachev
Member of the State Duma, Chairman of the Committee for Energy, Russian
Federation, Moscow
Dr. Norbert Röttgen
Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, German Bundestag, CDU/CSU
Parliamentary Group, Berlin
Urban Rusnák
Secretary General, Energy Charter Treaty, Brussels
Andriy Kobolyev
Chief Executive Officer, Naftogaz, Kyiv
Chair: Jane Harman
Director, President and Chief Executive Officer, Woodrow Wilson International Center
for Scholars, Washington, D.C.
10.50 a.m. – 11.20 a.m.
Coffee Break
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11.20 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.
Statement
Marie-Jose Nadeau
Chair, World Energy Council, London
11.30 a.m. – 12.45 p.m.
Major Topic I
The Implications of the Oil Price Drop: Who gains and Who loses?
Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhy
Minister of Oil and Gas, Sultanate of Oman, Muscat
Amos Hochstein
Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, US Department of
State, Washington, D.C.
Prof. Jason Bordoff
Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Founding Director,
Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University, New York
Marie-Jose Nadeau
Chair, World Energy Council, London
Moderator: Katinka Barysch
Political Director, Allianz SE, Munich
12.45 p.m. – 01.15 a.m.
Live Interview
Iran
Bijan Namdar Zanganeh
Minister of Petroleum, Islamic Republic of Iran, Tehran
Moderator: Nikolas Busse
Deputy Foreign Editor, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (F.A.Z.), Frankfurt a.M.
01.15 p.m. – 02.20 p.m.
Lunch
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02.20 a.m. – 02.30 p.m.
Statement
Dr. Kumi Naidoo
Executive Director, Greenpeace International, Amsterdam
02.30 p.m. – 03.45 p.m.
Major Topic II
Green Competitiveness and Strategic Sustainability
Narendra Taneja
President, World Energy Policy Summit; Chairman of the Energy Security Group,
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, New Delhi
Dr. Michael Fuchs
Chairman of the German Group, The Trilateral Commission; Member of the German
Bundestag, CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group, Berlin
Bärbel Höhn
Member of the German Bundestag, Chairwoman of the Committee on the
Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Bündnis 90/Die
Grünen, Berlin
Dr. Kumi Naidoo
Executive Director, Greenpeace International, Amsterdam
Moderator: Sonya Diehn
Environment Team Leader, Deutsche Welle, Bonn
03.45 p.m. – 04.15 p.m.
Coffee Break
04.15 a.m. – 04.30 p.m.
Keynote
Dr. Volkmar Pflug
Head of Market and Competitive Intelligence at Siemens AG Power and Gas, Munich
04.30 p.m. – 05.45 p.m.
Major Topic III
Diversification Strategies for Europe: New Imperatives?
Natiq Aliyev
Minister of Industry and Energy, Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku
Kirill Molodtsov
Deputy Minister of Energy, Russian Federation, Moscow
Dr. Wolfgang Schüssel
Former Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Vienna
Prof. Dr. Friedbert Pflüger
Director of the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security, King’s College,
London
Dr. Volkmar Pflug
Head of Market and Competitive Intelligence at Siemens AG Power and Gas, Munich
Moderator: Nikolas Busse
Deputy Foreign Editor, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (F.A.Z.), Frankfurt a.M.
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05.45 p.m. – 06.00 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Berthold Kohler
Publisher, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt a.M.
06.00 p.m.
Informal Get together
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