Strategic Panels programme

SP 1 - Political leaders, industry, institutions and NGO's geopolitical debate
  2. Role of gas and key challenges in Europe; Marco Alverà, Chief Gas & Power Midstream Officer -eni
  3. Natural Gas in U.S. Foreign Policy; Robin Dunnigan, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State
  4. Rob Franklin, President; ExxonMobilGas& Power Marketing Company
SP 2 - Gas flaring and venting reduction
  1. Gas Flaring:An industry practice faces increasing global attention; Bjorn Hamso, Program Manager –Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership, The World Bank
  2. Gas Flaring & Venting Reduction in NIGC; Hamid Reza Araghi, Deputy Oil Minister, Islamic Republic of Iran, Managing Director of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC)
  3. Gas flaring and venting reduction; How the Oil & Gas industry can contribute to climate solutions?, Jerome Schmitt, TOTAL
  4. CCAC Oil & Gas Methane Partnership; Philip Swanson, Climate & Clean Air Coalition / UNEP
SP 3 - 2050 prospective study
  1. Natural gas in 2050: Given or given up?; Christopher Delbrück, CEO of E.ON Global Commodities
  2. MarketChallenges & Opportunities from the Gas Exporters Perspective; S. M. Hossein Adeli, Ph.D.,Secretary General, GECF
  3. SP3—2050 Prospective Study; Michael Stoppard, Chief Strategist Global Gas, IHS Energy
  4. ProspectsforNatural Gas up to2050; Ulco Vermeulen, N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie
SP 4 - Life Cycle Assessment (LCA): a tool for decision makers
  1. Life cycle assessment and U.S. LNG: Over-Reach and opportunities; Ted A. Williams, American Gas Association
  2. Life Cycle Assessment as a Decision Support Tool within ENGIE and the French Gas Association; Hervé CASTERMAN, Environment Director,ENGIE
  3. Life Cycle Assessmentas a DecisionSupport Tool within TOTAL; Jean Paul CAZALETS, TOTAL
  4. Current Status of Applying LCA Approach in Japanese Gas Industry; Mr. Yoshihiko Kimata, Chairman, Osaka Gas Singapore Pte Ltd
SP 5 - How natural gas can raise its voice
  1. Sustainable Natural Gas Development in the United States; Dr. Paula A. Gant, U.S. Department of Energy
  2. Energy for Europe – serving society, supporting the economy, protecting the environment; A. Houtman, European Commission
SP 6 - LNG a key factor
  1. LNG markets today & tomorrow; Domenico Dospenza, GIIGNL President
  2. LNG a key factor; Dato’ Wee Yiaw Hin, Executive Vice President & CEO, PETRONAS Upstream
  3. LNG a key factor; Martin Deffontaines - Total, Senior Vice President Strategy-Business-R&D of Exploration & Production
  4. LNG a key factor; Maarten Wetselaar, Executive Vice President, Integrated Gas, Shell Eastern Petroleum
  5. LNG a key factor; Young-Sik Kwon, Executive Vice President, KOGAS
SP 7 - Natural gas transportation roundtable
  1. LNG : A clean fuel for transportation; Bernard BROUSSE, Head of Retail LNG Department/LNG BU, ENGIE
  2. NGV Market Developments in North America; Charlie Silio, Agility Fuel Systems
  3. NGVs in South America; Diego Goldin, Executive Director - NGV Global
  4. Success years? 2015-2016; Lennart Pilskog, Secretary General, NGVA Europe
  5. NGV China Review; Phil Fathers, Emerson Process Management
SP 8 - How smart and digital are shaping the future of utilities
  1. Smart regulation for smart metering; Dominique JAMME – Director of Network Regulation, Commission de Régulation de l’Energie
  2. Smart Energy Grid aspects related to Gas; Jos Dehaeseleer, Marcogaz
  3. “SMART OPERATOR”; Dr. Jürgen Grönner, RWE Deutschland AG / Westnetz GmbH, Germany
  4. Delivering connected home services and offerings; John Mulcahy, British Gas
  5. The Industrial Internet as a Game Changer; Sham Chotai, Chief Technology Officer, GE Power & Water
  6. How smart and digital are shaping the future of utilities; Scott McGaraghan, Nest Labs
SP 9 - Gas development in emerging countries
  1. Gas Development in Emerging Countries; Ali Moshiri, President, Chevron Africa and Latin America E&P
  2. The role of gas in emerging countries: Challenges and opportunities; Roger BoundsGlobal Head -Shell LNG
SP 10 - Unconventional Gas
  1. Unconventional Gas – Environment / Water focus; Bertrand GARNIER, SUEZ environnement
  2. The case of Vaca Muerta; Ing. Ernesto López Anadón, Instituto Argentino del Petróleo y del Gas
  3. Unconventional Gas; Grant King, Origin Energy
  4. Unconventionals; Dr. Jozsef TÓTH, World Petroleum Council - President
  5. CHNC: Unconventional Hydrocarbons Centre, A French initiative; Jean-Louis Schilansky, President
  6. Shale gas in China; Yuzhang Liu, CNPC
SP 11 - Battle for Talent
  1. New Captains, new Seas; Antoine Rostand, Managing Director, SBC
  2. Mozambique: Growing its own technical talent; Antonio P. Sevilla, Anadarko Petroleum Company
  3. Empowering talent to operate a world-class LNG plant; Esam Al-­‐Ghorbani, Head of Public Relations, Yemen LNG Company Ltd., Yemen
  4. “Battle for Talent”; Jean-Marc Leroy, Chief Executive Officer, Storengy
SP 12 - The role and impact of innovation in the gas industry
  1. Development and Innovation in Brazilian Oil & Gas Sector; Jorge M. T. Camargo - President, Brazilian Petroleum, Gas and Biofuels Institute
  2. The Effect of Natural Gas Clean Utlization on Air Pollution Control; Dr. CHE Lixin, President of Beijing Gas Group Research Instiute
SP 13 - Women's place in the gas industry
  1. Women's place in the gas industry; Elena Burmistrova, Director General, Gazprom Export
  2. Why we need the women; Thea Larsen, CEO, Danish Gas Technology Centre
  3. Women’s Role in the Gas Indusrty; Li Yalan, Beijing Gas Group Co., Ltd.
SP 14 - Gas Communication : Gas in the public debate: still a “fuel without voice?
  1. Natural gas in the public debate: Still a fuel without voice?; Alfredo Ingelmo Torres, Gas Natural Fenosa
  2. i-gasMarketing; David Konvalina, Czech GasAssociation
  3. Public Accenptance; Mr.Jae-HoSong, Incoming Vice President of IGU, CEO of KyungDongCity Gas
  4. Triennial Work Program 2015-2018, Global Voice of Gas; Menelaos(Mel) Ydreos, EnergyVantage