Congress program

greenPOWER 2014

 Security through innovation

 Warsaw University of Technology, 23-24 September 2014

Framework schedule*

 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

Introductory speech
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

20:00               Banquet


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*)The organizers reserve the right to change the schedule. 



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