21st Annual BBSPA Conference Speakers

21st Annual BBSPA Conference 

23rd-24th April 2015, Marriott Hotel, Vienna 

Confirmed Speakers


Mr. Krisztián Deme, Head of Sales, Marketing and Regulatory, Hungarian Gas Storage Ltd
‘Revealing the Real Value of Underground Gas Storage: Looking Beyond the Short Term and Seasonal Spreads’

 Mr. Chris Meredith, Senior Research Analyst, Wood Mackenzie ‘The Competitive Position of Indigenous Gas Supply vs. Imports’

Mr. András Jenei, Director, E2050 Interdisciplinary Research Center
‘Shale Gas Developments in Europe’

Mr. Christian Filippitsch, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
‘Regulatory and Competitive Aspects of Energy Markets’

Ms. Ilona Vári,  Head of EU Regulatory Affairs, MOL Group
‘Challenges in the EU Energy Markets Towards 2020’

Dr. Michael Thomadakis, Member of the Board, Regulatory Authority for Energy Greece
‘From Turkish Stream to Europe: the SEE- Stream?’

Mr. Bernhard Painz, Head of Gas Department, Energie-Control Austria
‘Tools for the Completion of the Internal Energy Market – The Updated Gas Target Model’

Ms. Anna Rizova, Managing Partner, Wolf Theiss
‘Black Sea Upstream Projects – Bulgarian and Romanian Perspective’

Mr. Julian Bowden, BP Gas and Power
Chairman Infrastructure, Markets and Prices Session

Mr. Mirek Topolánek, Director, International Development & Public Affairs, eustream
‘Eastring, Solution for Balkan, Solution for Europe’

Dr. Thomas Heissenberger, Head of System Management, Gas Connect Austria
‘Gas Transmission Projects in Austria’

Mr. Vladimir Đurović, Head of Development Department, PLINACRO
‘Gas Transmission Systems and Developments in Croatia and the Region’

Mr. Erol User, President & CEO, User Danismanlik AS
‘Turkey as a Gas Corridor’

Mr. Gottfried Steiner, Chairman of the Board, Central European Gas Hub
‘CEGH, the Regional Hub for Central and Eastern Europe’

Mr. Thilo Kassen, Head of Platform Management, PRISMA European Capacity Platform
 ‘Implementation of a Joint Platform. One  Successful Example of Using PRISMA’s Platform.’

Ms. Nicoleta Dima, Principal Banker, Natural Resources, EBRD
‘Financing Oil and Gas Upstream Projects’

Ms. Andrada Irimie, Energy Analyst, JBC Energy
 ‘Exploring the Current Situation in the European Crude Market’