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9th Sustainable Energy  forum of Eastern Europe

OCTOBER 9TH, 1OTH AND 11TH


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AGENDA FOR OCTOBER 9TH



8:00-9:00  REGISTRATION, MORNING COFFEE

 

9:00-9:15  Opening of the Forum. Welcoming Speech

9:15 - 10:45

THE FIRST SESSION. Points of Growth The Prospects and Opportunities of Eastern European Markets of New Energy Technologies

Moderator: Vitaliy Daviy, co-founder of SEF

Topics:

-  Digitalization, decarbonization, decentralization: when this trends will become the mainstream of the development of the energy industry in the region?

- The law-making: how the current law drafts and the latest initiatives are changing the energy market of Ukraine?

- How the Ideal Model for Sustainable Energy Development Should Look Like in Ukraine?

- How much time the Ukraine renewable market will be alive?

- Challenges and Task Solving for Sustainable Energy Project Development in the region

- Most increasing ways of the European energy market today

- State guarantee of purchase electricity by "green" tariff

- Points of Growth. The Prospects and Opportunities of Eastern European Markets of New Energy Technologies

Speakers: 

Olexiy Ryabchyn, Co-chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament Members association "Green energy of change"

Viktor Halasiuk, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Industrial Policy and Entrepreneurship

Hennadiy Zubko, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities Services of Ukraine

Ostap Semerak, Minister of ecology and natural resources of Ukraine

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

Rastislav Vrbensky, Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Regional Director, Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS, UNDP

Vsevolod Kovalchuk, Director of SE NPC Ukrenergo

Iurii Gnatiuk, SC "Energorynok", Director

11:15 - 12:45

THE SECOND SESSION. Renewable Energy: Rethinking the energy market of the future

Moderator: Andriy Kulikov, journalist

 

Topics:

- The main world and regional trends in the development of renewable energy

- New trends: virtual power plants, energy storage, and energy prosumers. How do they affect the Eastern European market?

- Can the renewable energy become the driver of the economy for the Eastern Europe countries?

- Can the energy storage technologies and renewable energy plans kill nuclear and coal power plants?

- When the Ukrainan independent producers will be able to sale electricity for customers directly?

- Energy transition of Ukraine to renewables till 2050: what for and how?

 

 

Speakers: 

Dimitris Titopoulos, Executive Director Middle East, North Africa and CIS, Suntech Power

Victoria Syromyatova, Director of DTK's Renewable business

Cem Ozkok, Head of Solar Association in Turkey

Sergiy Shakalov, CEO, KNESS

Cormac Gilligan, Senior Research Manager Solar & Energy Storage at IHS Markit

Sergiy Maslichenko, Associate Director Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Ukraine, Poland, the Caucasus, EBRD

Oleksandr Diachuk, PhD, Insitute for Economics and Forecasting Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences

14:00 - 15:30

THE THIRD SESSION. Energy Efficiency and New Energy Tech for Industry and Municipal Sector


Moderator: Sam Gouda, Senior energy efficiency expert at Creara International

Topics: 

- Overview of new legislation and business opportunities in the energy efficiency field in Ukraine

- Best practices of the implementation of energy efficiency projects in EU

- Energy Efficiency Fund as a tool to run businesses energy efficiency projects

- A year in EPC market and 10 years of solar distribution

- Best technological solutions for the Ukrainian municipal sector

- Renewable energy in Ukraine: legislative initiatives, achievements and development prospects

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

Sofia Linn, Program manager, IFC in Ukraine

Thorsten Grün, Scientific Assistant, Electric energy storage, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)

Elena González Sánchez, Managing Director, National Association of Energy Services Companies, Spain

Olexiy Badika, CEO, Atmosfera

Olena Skripnik, CEO, Helios Strategia

Julia Shevchuk, General Investment Advisor of NEFCO

Yurii Shafarenko, Director of Renewable Energy Sources Department at State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine

16:00 - 18:00

THE FOURTH SESSION. The implementation of the projects in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency: financing and technical solutions

Moderator: Sergiy Maslichenko, Associate Director Energy Efficiency and Climate Change Ukraine, Poland, the Caucasus, EBRD

 

Topics:

- Renewable energy financing: overview of the programs of different banks

- The Green for Growth Fund as a financing sources for renewable energy projects

- Energy Efficiency for Industry: financing of changes. Overview of the existing opportunities and mechanisms

- Technical solutions for the energy efficiency and renewable energy projects

- Construction of Large-Scale PV Plants: Practical Experience

- New and Developing Business Niche in the Field of Solar Energy on the Ukrainian Market

- New Tendencies and Technology Improvements on PV Modules

- How to achieve best possible ROI developing industrial /commercial / roof-top PV plant.

 

Speakers:

Tatiana Panchenko, International Business Development & Sales Manager, RECOM

Evren Evcit, Director, ZORLU ENERGY GROUP 

Rodion Morozov, Director of Department of Ecoengineering and Resource Effective Project Implementation, Ukrgazbank

Carrie Walczak, Director and Head of Project Finance, Finance in Motion GmbH, Advisor to the Green for Growth Fund

Sean Zhu, Sales Director, CEE & Nordic European Solar Inverter Business Development Department of HUAWEI

Yevgen Prydatko, CIS and Russia Business Development Manager, Jinko Solar

Andrij Zinchenko, Greencubator, co-founder

19:00-21:00 THE DINNER SESSION. LEGISLATION OF UKRAINE IN THE FIELD OF RENEWABLE ENERGY, ENERGY EFFICIENCY, AND NEW ENERGY TECH 

METEENG AND DISCUSSION PANEL WITH THE GROUP OF THE UKRAINIAN PARLIAMENT MEMBERS 

AGENDA FOR OCTOBER 10TH

SEF WIND CONFERENCE/SEF ESCO CONFERENCE/SEF SOLAR CONFERENCE

8:30 – 9:00 Morning Coffee

SEF WIND CONFERENCE

9:00 – 10:30

THE FIRST SESSION. The Renaissance of the Ukrainian wind energy market, new peculiarities of project implementation 


Moderator: Andriy Konechenkov, Сhairman of the Ukrainian Wind Energy Association, Vice-president of World Wind Energy Association

 

Topics:

- Main trends of the Eastern Europe wind energy market

- What is the potential of the wind energy development in Ukraine

- Opportunities for foreign companies on the Ukrainian wind energy market

- How to attract funding for the Ukrainian project and insure the investment project from the national market risks

- Operational activity of wind energy parks today and prospects of new project development

 

Speakers:

Andriy Konechenkov, Vice-president of World Wind Energy Association

Vladislav Eremenko, CEO of Wind Parks of Ukraine

Carl Sturen, CEO  and Partner of Vindkraft Ukraina

German Taslitskyy, Managing Рartner “Pravozahyst Ukraine”.

Stasys Paulauskas, Lithuanian Wind Power Association

SEF WIND CONFERENCE

11:00 – 12:30 

THE SECOND SESSION. The Practical experience of the development of the renewable energy projects in Ukraine, technical peculiarities, main risks. 

Moderator: Andriy Konechenkov, Сhairman of the Ukrainian Wind Energy Association, Vice-president of World Wind Energy Association

Topics:

- The potential of the Ukrainian grids for the wind energy development
- Best regions for the implementation of the wind energy projects in Ukraine

- Peculiarities of the interaction of the developers with local community and ecological organizations

 

Speakers:

Maksim Kozitsky, CEO of Eco-Optima

Vitaly Grigorovsky, President of the Association of Distribution Network Operators

Olexiy Zakharchuk, Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer, DTEK

Oleksandr Mikhailovsky, Deputy Head of the Department of Alternative and Renewable Electricity NKREKP

Maksym Dyrenko, SC "Energorynok", Deputy Head of Guaranteed Buyer Department

SEF ESCO CONFERENCE

14:00 - 15:30


THE FIRST SESSION. Creating a market for ESCO in Ukraine 


Moderator: Vadym Ulyda, President of the Association "High Board of Energy Auditors and Energy Managers of Ukraine"

 

Topics:

- International experience of ESCO market formation

- Opportunities for foreign ESCO companies on the Ukrainian market

- Current legislation - how to implement ESCO projects in Ukraine today and what legislative improvements are expected in 2017-2018

- Financing of ESCO projects

 

Speakers:

Vadim Ulyda, President of the Association "High Board of Energy Auditors and Energy Managers of Ukraine"

Eugen Bushma, Director of DTEK ESCO

Sam Gouda, Senior energy efficiency expert at Creara International

Ruslan Vdovenko, CEO, EKTA

SEF ESCO CONFERENCE

16:00 – 17:30  


THE SECOND SESSION. Municipal and residential buildings modernization and improvement of real estate management in Ukraine 

Moderator: Vadym Ulyda, President of the Association "High Board of Energy Auditors and Energy Managers of Ukraine"

Topics:

- Intelligent systems of accounting and management of energy consumption

- Mechanisms for implementing energy-saving activities, accounting and financing aspects

- Municipal and residential buildings modernization

- Practical experience of implementing energy-saving measures in construction and housing and communal services

 

Moderator: Vadym Ulyda, President of the Association "High Board of Energy Auditors and Energy Managers of Ukraine"

 

Krzysztof Gerulski, Head of the Ukraine supporting group at the European Commission

Nikolay Ilinov, financial expert

Andriy Lisovik, Project manager, Kyivesco

SEF SOLAR CONFERENCE

9:00 – 10:30 


THE FIRST SESSION. Solar energy market of Ukraine and Eastern Europe: old, new and hidden opportunities


Moderator: Vitaliy Daviy, co-founder of SEF

Topics:

- How global trends are stimulating the solar energy markets in the region

- Photovoltaics in the State plans of the Ukrainian government

- The Ukrainian solar energy market: peculiarities of current interactions with the regulatory bodies, and green tariff obtaining

- What advantages will Investors in PV Projects in Chornobyl Zone get

- Solar energy development in the World, the position of Europe and future expectations in the solar industry

- Creation of the Solar Energy Association of Ukraine

Speakers:

Vitaliy Petruk, Chairman, State Agency of Ukraine on Exclusion Zone Management

Dorko Eliaszewskyj, Global Head of Photovoltaic, Siemens AG

Yurii Nikitin, Deputy of Head, the State property fund of Ukraine

Evren Evcit, Director, ZORLU ENERGY GROUP

Eugene Ladnych, CEO of Rentechno

Oleksandr Mikhailovsky, Deputy Head of the Department of Alternative and Renewable Electricity NKREKP

SEF SOLAR CONFERENCE

11:00 – 12:30 


THE SECOND SESSION. Development of commercial PV plants in Ukraine and Eastern Europe


Moderator: Dmitriy Lukomskiy, Rentechno

Topics:

- Investing in PV in the light of the amended Law on RES

- How to maximize ROI developing a commercial PV plant in Ukraine

- Tracking systems - do the investments pay off?

- Thin film modules - why you should pay attention to them again?

- Bank financing of PV systems

 

Speakers:

Oleksandr Riepkin, Founder, Tokmak Solar

Evgen Yaremenko, CEO Solar Steel Construction

Morgane Fleurance, Technical Sales Engineer, JA SOLAR

Ruslan Galaguz, Ukrainian Systems Solar LLC

Stanislav Ignatiev, founder of the Kharkiv energy cluster

SEF SOLAR CONFERENCE

14:00 – 15:30 


THE THIRD SESSION. Technical side of successful solar energy projects development


Moderator: Benjamin Fisher, Area Sales Manager – Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Central Asia, Fronius

Topics:

- Complex solutions for solar power plants for business and households

- Smart technologies and new solutions for large scale solar

- Key terms of solar power plant efficient work

- How to choose right equipment and contractors

 

Speakers:

Sonia Benard, Vice President of Sales in tne Europe

Oleksandr Zhul, Head of project mamangement department, UNISOLAR

Benjamin Fisher, Area Sales Manager – Eastern Europe, Baltic States, Central Asia, Fronius

Stanislav Masevych, Adviser of Chairman of SC Energorynok

Sergii Dubovik, Vice-President of the Association of Distribution Network Operators

SEF SOLAR CONFERENCE

16:00 – 17:30 


THE FOURTH SESSION. Latest technologies and services for the solar energy industry 


Moderator: Olexiy Badika, CEO, Atmosfera

Topics:

- New challenges and opportunities: materials and technologies

- Benefits of monitoring PV installations

- How to create the successful project of the home solar electrical system

- Services helping to maximize profits for solar energy plants

 

Speakers:

Hans-Josef Fell, President of Energy Watch Group, Ex-Member of the Germany

Lesya Vashchyshyn, IBC Solar

Olexander Simonov, sales and marketing director, OdesCabel

Denis Kosoy, brand manager, Helios Strategia

Olexandr Piskun, Abi-Solar Ukraine

Natalia Matusevich, Director, State company “Dnipro”

AGENDA FOR OCTOBER 11TH

 SEF: UKRAINIAN BIOFUEL FORUMNew possibilities of the development of biomass projects in Ukraine

 9:00 – 9:30 Morning Coffee

9:00 - 10:30

THE FIRST SESSIONThe role of biomass as an energy source in the European and Ukrainian energy strategy 

Moderator:  Georgiy Geletukha, President of UABIO

Topics:

- How the Ukrainian legislation promotes the development of the biomass projects

- The resource potential of the development of solid biofuel sector in Ukraine

- What legislative and public policy changes should be expected in the biofuel industry in 2018 in Ukraine?

- When the Ukrainian biofuel market will turn into the fast growing industry

- Practical examples of biomass heat and power plants

 

Speakers:

Bharadwaj Kummamuru, Executive Director at World Bioenergy Association

Iryna Sysoieva, Deputy Director of Renewable Energy Sources Department at State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine

Georgiy Geletukha, President of UABIO

Bernhard Loder-Taucher, Sales Director, ICS ENERGIETECHNIK GmbH

Roman Visotski, Head of sector monitoring and analysis of generation National Commission for state regulation in the energy and utilities

11:00 - 13:00

THE SECOND SESSION. The Practical experience of the development of biomass projects in Ukraine. 

Moderator: Volodymyr Kramar, Head of Kyoto Protocol and Energy Efficiency 

Department of the Scientific Engineering Centre “Biomass”

Topics:

- The financial aspects of biofuel projects in Ukraine: where developers can find partners for new projects
- How to create the successful production of bioufuel: possibilities for the small business

- The practical experience of the development of biofuel projects

- Export of biofuel: main directions and consumers

- The potential of the growth of the Ukrainian domestic biofuel market

- Best business examples of the biofuel projects in EU and Ukraine

 

Speakers:

Volodymyr Kramar, Head of Kyoto Protocol and Energy Efficiency

Department of the Scientific Engineering Centre “Biomass”

Dainius Capskas, Regional director, Enerstena Group

Olexiy Pristaya, Founder of Pristaya Technology Company

Pavel Kornienko, CEO, Eco-Gran

09-00 – 17:00

Seminars within the framework of the exhibition

Moderator of seminars: Viktoriya Godik, NGO “Energy Country” Development Director State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine Publi council secretary

9:00-9:45 Technological Basis of Successful Solar Energy Projects

Dimitris Titopoulos, Executive Director Middle East, North Africa and CIS, Suntech

9:45-10:30 First Solar Technology Advantage

Karim Asali, Technical Director Europe & Africa for First Solar

10:30-11:15 Practical Examples of Biomass Heat and Power Plants

Bernhard Loder-Taucher, Sales Director, ICS ENERGIETECHNIK

11:15-12:15 Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production - Principles and Implementation

Andrii Vorfolomeiev, UNIDO

12:15-13:00 ZCS Innovation Division: New Solutions for a New Perspective

Averaldo Farri, CEO, Zucchetti Centro Sistemi

13:00-13:45 Public Policy: Stimulation the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Industry and Energy Sphere

Andrii Hunko, PhD, Chief of the Economic of Reforming Energy Saving Department of State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine

13:45-14:30 “Green tariff” Producers at the New Electricity Market

Maksym Dyrenko, Deputy Head of Guaranteed Buyer Department SC “Energorynok”

14:30-15:15 My Sunny Story

Viktor Buriachok, Director of the International Relations ”Univer PL”

15:15-16:00 Non-standard Energy Solutions for Commercial Properties

Dmitro Korotchenko, Atmosfera

16:00-16:30 Microgrids: New Ways of the Development

Andrij Zinchenko, Co-founder Greencubator

16:30-17:00 Cheap, But not Angry - Electric Cars for $10 Thousand and Less

Vadim Medvedev, Chairman of non-governmental organization «Electromobility Club «Electro-Avtosam»

WHY SEF IS WORTH YOUR ATTENTION, TIME AND PREPARATION OF YOUR TEAMYou do not need to waste your precious time to visit 3-5-more local events if you are interested to work with the Ukrainian and neighboring markets

All the decision-makers, top- and middle-management of new energy tech industry are here.

 SEF KYIV is in the timetable of the most global and local market players of the industries of renewable energy, energy efficiency and new energy tech at all, which interests are connected with East Europe. 




The only forum and exhibition in the new energy tech industry in Eastern Europe, recommended to visit by the world-known experts and key market players. 





Proven track record of successful events bringing the signed contracts to SEF exhibitors and sponsors.

In 2016, SEF was the biggest renewable energy and energy efficiency event in Ukraine.


In 2017, SEF will be more then twice bigger than in 2016. And will bring even more value for its participants. 

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