5TH INTERNATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY CONGRESS
Security through innovation
Warsaw University of Technology, 23-24 September 2014
23 September 2014: PLENARY SESSION
08:20 Registration of participants and welcome coffee
09:00 - 09:10 Opening of the Congress
Welcoming the guests
Prof. PhD Andrzej Radecki, President of the Management Board, Polish Economic Chamber of Renewable Energy
Prof. PhD DSc. Jan Szmidt, Rector of the Warsaw University of Technology
09:10 - 09:40 Opening speeches concerning the main topic of the Congress::
Representative, Ministry of Economy
09:40 - 11:15 Plenary Session I: The global energy crisis – myth or reality? Concepts of problems solving.
Introduction and Session moderator:
Prof. PhD Stanisław Wincenciak, Warsaw University of Technology
09:45 - 10:15 Energy paradigm shift of the world’s largest economies
10:15 - 10:45 Long-term concept of ensuring the European Union energy security
Dr. Jarosław Pietras, Director General, Council of the European Union
10:45 - 11:15 Requirements concerning the change of the Polish energy mix in longer perspective
Representative, Energy Sector
11:15 - 11:35 Coffee break
11:35 - 13:35 Plenary Session I: The global energy crisis – myth or reality? Concepts of problems solving – part II.
11:35 - 12:05 Innovation as a condition for the realization of effective energy strategies?
Prof. PhD Witold Orłowski, Economist, Chief economic adviser to PricewaterhouseCoopers Polska, Head of the Economic Advisory Council to the President of the Republic of Poland (2001 – 2005)
12:05 - 12:35 What energy mix today and tomorrow – Polish dilemmas
Tomasz Podgajniak, Vice President of Polish Economic Chamber of Renewable Energy, President of the Programme Board
12:35 - 13:15 Discussion summing up Session I with the participants of the Congress
13:15 - 14:00 Lunch and opening of exhibition
14:00 - 16:00 Plenar Session II: Systemic security
Introduction and Session moderator: Wojciech Kułagowski, independent expert - Energy Sector
14:05 - 14:35 Challenges for the system connected with development of decentralized generace
Dr. Henryk Majchrzak, President of the Management Board, PSE-Operator S.A.
14:35 - 15:05 Systemic solutions for distribution and transmission grid with the use of renewable sources
Rainer Hinrichs-Rahlwes, Vice-President, European Renewable Energies Federation (EREF)
15:05 - 15:35 Conventional vs. renewable energy – inevitable conflict or necessary synergy?
Prof. PhD DSc. Janusz Lewandowski, Warsaw University of Technology
15:35 - 16:00 Discussion summing up Session II with the participants of the Congress
Moderator: Wojciech Kułagowski, independent expert - Energy Sector
16:00 - 16:20 Coffee break
16:20 - 17:35 Plenary Session III: Economics of changes
Introduction and Session moderator: Dr Eligiusz Krześniak, Partner, Squire Sanders Święcicki Krześniak sp.k.
16:25 - 16:55 Possible scenario of prosumer energy development – consequences and challenges for the system
16:55 - 17:15 Economic consequences of choosing the energy scenarios
Dr. Maciej Bukowski, President of the Foundation WISE – Warsaw Institute for Economic Studies
17:15- 17:35 Optimization of supporting system as a condition of effective change of energy mix
24 SEPTEMBER 2014: PARALLEL SESSIONS
*)The organizers reserve the right to change the schedule.