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LNG and the EU Green Deal: teaming up for a decarbonised 2050


20 Jan 2020 15:00 to 18:00


The Office, Rue d'Arlon 80


Climate & Environment

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Event Description

An event of LNG Protocol supported by Florence School of Regulation and GasNaturally

20 January, 15.00-18.00, Brussels (The Office, Rue d'Arlon 80)

Registration starts at 14.30

For registrations : please send an email to Jamila Saoudi and by 16 January.

15.00-15.15 Setting the scene

  • Ilaria Conti |Florence School of Regulation
  • Tomislav Ćorić |Croatian Minister of Energy, Croatian Presidency Florian Ermacora |DG ENER

15.15-16.00 Energy transition – how can LNG contribute?

Moderator: Jonathan Stern | Oxford Institute of Energy Studies

Setting the scene:

Outlook 2030&2050 for LNG

  • Tim Gould| International Energy Agency (IEA)

Panel discussion:

  • Florian Ermacora | DG ENER
  • Tomislav Ćorić |Croatian Minister of Energy, Croatian Presidency
  • Vincent Demoury | GIIGNL Tim Gould | IEA
  • James Watson | GasNaturally


16.00-16.05 Keynote speech: Opportunities for LNG as a fuel uptake

by Francisco de la Flor, Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE)

16.05-16.20 Coffee break

16.20-17.00 Road transport – powering engines with sustainable solutions

Moderator: Cécile Nourigat | Union of Independent Fuel Suppliers (UPEI)

Panel discussion:

  • Alexandre PAQUOT | DG CLIMA
  • Susanna Pflüger | European Biogas Association (EBA) Michele Ziosi | CNH Industrial
  • Petr Dolejsi | European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA)
  • Jorgo Chatzimarkakis | HydrogenEurope


17.00-17.50 Maritime transport – cleaner cruising to 2050

Moderator: Tore Longva | DNVGL

Setting the scene:

LNG for cleaner maritime shipping

Steve Esau | SEA\LNG

Panel discussion:

  • Petra Doubkova| DG MOVE
  • Mark Bell | SGMF
  • Tom Strang | Carnival
  • Rik Goetinck | Port of Zeebrugge


17.50-18.00 Conclusions of the day

  • Roxana Caliminte | LNG Protocol
  • Ilaria Conti | Florence School of Regulation

Starting with 18.00 | Cocktails and chats


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