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Measures regarding COVID-19 protection 

The safety and security during the BBSPA  event is our most important focus for which  the following measures regarding COVID-19 protection will be applied :

– Conference set up with 1 meter minimum distance

– 2,5 sqm meeting space per person

– Signage with hygiene and distance regulations

– Placement of disinfection dispensers

– Constant fresh air supply with air conditioner in the conference room

– Plexiglas protection at Registration desk

– Coffee breaks are only offered in the Foyer area with packaged snack offers & Coffee stations are supported by Marriott hotel  banquet staff

– Participants are required to keep distance, to disinfect hands regularly and before go to buffet

– Conference tables and pens will be  disinfected before meeting set up is finished. Guest can wear face mask if they want

– Marriott hotel associates will wear face masks or face shields

– The seat of each participant will be designated by a name plate to avoid switch seating

– Lectern and  speaker desk will be disinfected after each speaker


Marriott Hotel Vienna

Vienna Marriott Hotel  has a  special group rate for 229 EUR per night with benefits till 5 March 2020

To book  your group rate for BBSPA Annual Conference 2020, please request a reservation link from BBSPA at






BBSPA  Annual  Conference  Vienna  2020


Aditya Saraswat, Senior Analyst on the Global E&P Team, Rystad Energy

Gabor Tari, OMV E&P Geology

Varinia Radu, Partner, CMS Romania

Stephen Birrell, ROPEPCA President

Elias Boustros, Founder & Managing Director, Boustros & Associate Management Consulting

Imad Garaisy, Deputy GM and Director of Engineering & Casualty, Fenchurch Faris

Nilza da Silva, Oil and Gas Team, MANAGEMENT FORCE Group

Gianpaolo Dalla Vedova, South Europe Offshore Business Development Manager, Lloyd’s Register

Kostadin Sirleshtov, Partner, CMS Sofia

Bernd Rajal, Partner, Schoenherr

Christian Filippitsch, Partner,  Reed Smith

James Hart, Associate, White&Case

Denitsa Dimitrova, Partner, Kambourov & Partners

Harald Stindl, Managing Director, Gas Connect Austria

Sander van Rootselaar, Deputy Head of Communications & Spokesperson, TurkStream

Peter Arp, Vice PresidentVice President, Uniper, Supply & Origination Projects East, Gas Supply & Origination 

Kamen Ivchev, CEO, MET Energy Trading Bulgaria

Julian Bowden, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies

Zeyno Elbasi, Gas Marketing Manager, BP

Valentin Kunev, Manager, BBSPA

Gottfried Steiner, CEO, CEGH

David Tonge, Managing Director, IBS Research & Consulting

Predrag Grujicic, Head of Gas Unit, Energy Community

Boyana Achovski, Secretary General, Gas Infrastructure Europe

Carsten Weid, Head of Risk Management Advisory Germany, DNV GL Oil & Gas

Christoph Riechmann, Director, Frontier Economics

Ilona Vari, Head of EU Regulatory Affairs, MOL Group

Christos Papadopoulos, Vice President, Solutions (EMEA), Energy Exemplar


Regional Oil and Gas Conference, Istanbul 2019

“Regional Oil&Gas Conference is a boutique and very informative event to get latest developments in the region from the leading experts. You have chance to exchange your ideas in deep with participants and speakers, which is not often the case at the big conferences.”

Eser Ozdil, Secretary General, PETFORM





“Really warm and interesting conference,  a lovely group of professionals.”

David Tonge, Managing Director, IBS Research and Consultancy

Media Partnership




Gas Infrastructure Europe (GIE) is an association representing the interests of European natural gas infrastructure operators active in natural gas transmission, storage and LNG regasification. GIE is a trusted partner of European institutions, regulatory bodies and industry stakeholders. It is based in Brussels, the heart of European policymaking. GIE currently represents 70 member companies from 26 countries.