The Cynergy partners in collaboration with the Cyprus Gas2EU project coordinator are organizing a half day Discussion Forum aiming to present the strategy towards the use of natural gas by energy and transport sectors in Cyprus focusing on Best Practices followed in Greece and other European Countries.
The event will start with the welcoming speeches of the Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Cyprus and Minister of Transport, Communications & Works of Cyprus and will create a space for dialogue between project collaborators and stakeholders, sharing their views on the opportunities and challenges posed by this new energy era for Cyprus.
Within the context of Discussion Forum a Panel Discussion will follow by:
–Mr. Georgios Lakkotrypis, Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Cyprus
–Mrs. Vassiliki Anastassiadou, Minister of Transport, Communications & Works of Cyprus
–Dr. Panayotis Zacharioudakis, Cynergy Project Manager, Managing Director, Ocean Finance
–Dr. Symeon Kassianides, Non-Executive Chairman, Natural Gas Public Company (DEFA)
After a short coffee break Keynote Speeches by Dr. Stelios Himonas, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism and Mr. Helmut Morsi, Adviser to the Director & Coordinator for Innovation, European Commission, DG MOVE-B will follow.
In a continuation, Forum Discussion with the listed panelists above will take place:
–Mr. Andreas M. Pentaliotis, Natural Gas Officer, Natural Gas Public Company (DEFA)
–Mr. Nicholas Argyrou, General Manager, Bunkernet
–Mrs. Anastasia Kouvertari, CYnergy Project Manager, Marine & Offshore, Lloyd’s Register
–Mr. Michalis Chrysaphis, Industrial Extension Officer, Hydrocarbons Service, Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism
–Mrs Elpida A. Epaminonda, TEN-T & CEF Coordinator, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works of Cyprus
–Mr. Antonios Boutatis, Technical Director, Rogan Associates S.A.
–Mr. Vassilis Millas, FSRU Project Manager, GasLog Services UK Ltd
–Mr. Manos Panou, LNG Commercial Excecutive, Tsakos Gas Partners Limited
–Representative, Deputy Ministry of Shipping
–Dr. Alexis Michael, Executive Manager, Generation and Supply Business Unit, Electricity Authority of Cyprus
–Dr. Stelios Bikos, Head of Commercial Division, Public Gas Corporation of Greece (DEPA)
The Discussion Forum will take place on June 19th,Tuesday 2018, from 09:30 to 13:00 at Filoxenia Conference Centre – Elia Hall – Nicosia, Cyprus.
The event will be in Greek and English translation will be provided.
For information and registration please visit: NG: Cyprus Heading towards a New Energy Era