The 7th Vienna Forum on European Energy Law Programme

19- 20 September 2018

Jointly organised by:
The Energy Community Secretariat
The Energy Union Law Area of the Florence School of Regulation,RSCAS, EUI

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Thursday, 19 September 2019 – Location: Barocke Suite A, MuseumsQuartier

18.30 – 19.30
Chinese Investments in Europe’s Energy Sectors: Threat or Opportunity?

Moderator: Janez Kopac | Energy Community Secretariat

John Apsouris | Hellenic Petroleum
Christopher Bremme | Linklaters
Kim Talus | Tulane Center for Energy Law

19.30Cocktail reception

Friday, 20 September 2019 – Location: Festsaal, University of Vienna

09.00 – 09.10Welcome

Dirk Buschle │ Energy Community Secretariat

09.10 – 09.30Keynote: Game over? The future of gas transit through Ukraine after 2019?

Walter Boltz | Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Main Gas Pipelines of Ukraine

Session IBeyond the point of no return: Legal aspects of renewable energy

Moderator: Christopher Bremme | Linklaters

09.30 – 09.45Making a business case out of renewables – the legal side

Eva Chamizo Llatas | Iberdrola

09.45 – 10.00Supporting renewables through auctions

Fabian Pause | Stiftung Umweltenergierecht

10.00 – 10.15Getting renewables auctions right

Corinna Klessmann | Navigant

10.15 – 10.30Which contractual framework for renewables projects?

Bernd Rajal | Schonherr

10.30 – 10.45RES disputes

Wynne Jones | Frontier Economics

10.45 – 11.00Q&A
11.00 – 11.30Coffee break
Session IIBeyond public policy: Private enforcement of environmental and climate law

Moderator: Michael Hofmann | Sheppard Mullin

11.30 – 11.45Air pollution and climate in national courts

Matthias Keller | Administrative Court, Aachen

11.45 – 12.00Climate Governance

Vesselina Haralampieva | EBRD

12.00 – 12.15How to use the law for the public good

Amy Rose | ClientEarth

12.15 – 12.30Q&A
12.30 – 13.30Lunch
Session IIIBeyond the Union: Markets, Security and Decarbonization
13.30 – 13.45One step forward, two steps back – the electricity markets in Ukraine

Rozeta Karova | Energy Community Secretariat

13.45 – 14.00Carbon leakage and border tax adjustments

Dirk Buschle | Energy Community Secretariat

14.00 – 14.15System adequacy and capacity mechanisms in South East Europe

Fabien Roques | Compass Lexecon

14.15 – 14.30Q&A
SESSION IVBeyond imagination: Legal aspects of the new energy world

Moderator: Andreas Gunst | DLA Piper

14.30 – 14.45The European prosumer, the unknown creature

Marta Ballasteros | Milieu

14.45 – 15.00Legal aspects of aggregation and citizen energy communities

Anne Lapierre | Norton Rose Fulbright

15.00 – 15.15A new energy perspective from the Energy Community?

Petar Mitrović | Karanovic & Partners

15.15 – 15.30Q&A
15.30 – 16.00Keynote: Decarbonisation and Energy Security

Andris Piebalgs│ FSR (EUI)

SESSION VSession V: Beyond control: Aspects of security of supply – a Roundtable

Moderator: Leigh Hancher | FSR (EUI), Tilburg University and Baker Botts LLP

16.00 – 16.15Nordstream and South Stream under the Third Energy Package

Pawel Pikus | Polish Ministry of Energy

16.15 – 16.30Denmark’s Permitting Process & Nordstream II

Bent Ole Gram Mortensen | Syddansk Universitet

16.30 – 16.45Does Energy Storage contribute to Security of Supply?

Patrick Clerens | European Association for Storage of Energy

16.45 – 17.00Cyber-security: Hype or real threat?

Remi Mayet | European Commission

17.00 – 17.15Q&A
17.15Farewell

Leigh Hancher | FSR (EUI), Tilburg University and Baker Botts LLP