of all European Affairs Events, conferences, presentations and workshops.

(Central) European energy procurement conference


15 May 2013 22:00


NOVOTEL Warszawa Centrumul. Marszałkowska 94/9800-510

Event Type

L - Conference, forum

Organiser type

Federations / Associations



Event Location


Event Description

The Central European markets have recently gone through a rapid tranistion. Buyers of energy in this part of Europe see improved supplier choice. They can also sign the sort of flexible contracts with hedging services that allow them to deploy more advanced risk management strategies. Energy procurement professionals from Central Europe and international energy buyers can discover the new opportunities for managing their Central European portfolios.

Event programme

9.00 – 9.30       Registration for attendees

9.30 – 9.45       Introduction

9.45 – 10.30      (Central) European Energy Market Liberalization by Patrick Heather, Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

10.30 – 11.00    European Wholesale Market Analysis by Bartosz Palusinski, Operations Director of E&C Central Europe

11.20 – 11.40    An Age of Energy Abundance by Benedict De Meulemeester, Managing Director of E&C

11.40 – 12.20    Shale gas Development in Poland by Gregorz Pytel, Energy Security Expert of the Sobieski Institute

12.20 – 12.40    Panel Discussion

12.40 – 14.00    Lunch

14.00 – 14.30    Hot topics in energy procurement, interview with Benedict De Meulemeester, Managing Director of E&C

14.30 – 15.15    Pan-European Energy Procurement by Kobe Cannaerts, Operations Director of E&C

15.40 – 16.30    Buying energy in Poland and other Central European markets by Bartosz Palusinski, Operations Director of E&C Central Europe

16.30 – 17.15    Client Case: being energy buyer for Central Europe in an international company by Tomasz Telega, NPP commodity buyer of Faurecia

17.15 – 17.45    Panel Discussion

18.00 - …         Evening reception with musical entertainment, in the presence of Luc Strybol, Flemish Economic Representative in Poland.

For information and registration: go to




Society of Audiovisual Authors
Internship - Communication & Public Affairs
EU40 - The Network of Young MEPs
Communications Assistant
European Patients' Forum
Senior Policy Adviser
Council of the Baltic Sea States
Project Officer
LOGOS Public Affairs
Communications intern
Overseas Countries & Territories Association (OCTA)
Project Officer - Administrative and Finance
European Patients' Forum
Senior Communications Manager