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Development Plans for the Russian Fuel and Energy Industry Global Energy Agenda #TogetherBrighter REW 2018 Youth Day
05.10.2018
10:00–11:15

Manege, 1st floor, Presidium conference hall

Global Energy Agenda

Hydropower: Avenues for Sustainable Development

In partnership with RusHydro

Roundtable

Hydropower facilities, with their high manoeuvrability and reserves of renewable energy resources, are one of the most important elements in the energy generation capacity of virtually any or all power systems. Having hydroelectric power plants and pumped-storage hydroelectric plants able to operate at daily load peak times, which also consume less energy during overnight dips (as is the case with pumped-storage hydroelectric plants), enable nuclear, thermal, solar, or wind power plants to operate most effectively and optimize the energy system’s operation as a whole. The criteria needed for sustainable development in the electricity sector are predicated on maximum efficiency in the use of non renewable primary energy resources and minimizing the environmental impact along the entire energy production chain. However, where there are significant advantages in using hydropower generation in electricity production, there are factors in play within Russia that slow down the implementation of measures to increase production of this vital form of fuel-free electricity. Are there sufficient grounds to talk about the sustainable development of hydroelectric projects in Russia? What barriers do hydroelectric companies come up against when attempting to implement projects at all stages of the life cycle? What evaluation tools meeting the project criteria for sustainable development are currently best practice? Can the achievement of these sustainable development goals in the domestic energy mix provide an additional impetus for growth in the consumption of hydraulic energy?

Moderator:
Oleg Lushnikov — Executive Director, Hydropower of Russia Association of Organizations and Workers of Hydropower

Panellists:
Aleksandr Ilienko — Member of the Management Board, Director for Development Management, System Operator of the United Power System
Vladimir Kremer — Chief Engineer, Bashkir Generation Company LLC
Sergey Kuznetsov — General Director, Krasnoyarsk HPP
Vyacheslav Solomin — Chief Executive Officer, EN+ GROUP
Nikolay Shulginov — Chairman of the Management Board, General Director, RusHydro

05.10.2018
10:00–11:15

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall A

Development Plans for the Russian Fuel and Energy Industry

Presentation of the Energy Efficiency Rating of Grid Companies

In collaboration with the expert community, the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation will submit for discussion the results of the annual energy efficiency rating of grid companies, based on results for 2016–2017. The rating evaluates efforts made by companies to reduce losses in the grid, implement modern technologies, and optimize the development of infrastructure. It does not only aim to measure a company’s success, but also to identify and publicize best practices. Among those attending the discussion of the results will be representatives of regional and municipal ministries of energy, housing and utilities, energy companies, and experts.

Moderator:
Valery Presnyakov — Editor-in-Chief, Power and Industry of Russia Newspaper

Panellists:
Yury Andreenko — General Director, Far-Eastern Grids Company
Aleksandr Borisov — Member of the Presidium of the Management Board, Chairman of Committee on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving, All-Russian Non-Governmental Organization of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Opora Russia
Andrey Bragin — First Deputy General Director – Chief Engineer, Tyumenenergo
Ilshat Galimzianov — Deputy General Director – Technical Director, Grid Company
Nikolay Zuyev — General Director, Krasnoyarsk Regional Energy Company
Peter Kuruch — General Director, Kuzbass Power Grid Company
Dmitriy Mikheev — Deputy Director of Electric Power Industry Development Department, Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation
Alexander Pilyugin — First Deputy General Director – Chief Engineer, IDGC of Centre

Front row participants:
Alexey Kireyev — Deputy General Director for Economics and Finance, Yugorsk Regional Electric Grid Company (YREGC)
Andrey Kucheyev — First Deputy Chief Executive Officer, North-Kuzbass Energy Company
Alexey Khokhlov — Head of the Electric Power Sector, Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO

05.10.2018
10:00–11:15

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall B

Development Plans for the Russian Fuel and Energy Industry

Power Engineering: Providing Modernization Plans for the Electrical Energy Industry

Panel Session

At present, proposals aimed at introducing a mechanism for attracting investment for the modernization of the thermal power industry are being finalized. The mechanism is designed to attract investment of up to 2 trillion for the modernization of up to 41 GW of thermal generation in the period to 2035 in the pricing and non-pricing zones of the wholesale electricity and capacity market. Modernization projects will be chosen on a competitive basis. Projects that envisage the extensive modernization of equipment that is in very poor condition and highly sought after in the power system will be permitted to take part in the competition. It has been proposed that the ranking of the winners’ projects (selection) should be carried out according to the estimated unit cost of electricity for consumers after the implementation of modernization projects. This will enable the most effective implementation of investment and minimize the investment burden on consumers. For the first time, the proposals envisage the establishment of unprecedentedly high requirements for the localization of production of equipment that will be used in modernization projects. Violation of these requirements will mean investors will not be able to receive a full return on capital investments. These requirements will therefore play an important role in making investors commit to implementing modernization projects. This session will include discussions on key approaches to setting requirements for the localization of equipment production, while considering the production and technical capabilities of Russian ferrous metallurgy manufacturers and manufacturers of power and power engineering equipment. The session will be attended by representatives of leading engineering companies, the metals industry, generation companies, and government bodies, as well as industry experts.

Moderator:
Stephan Solzhenitsyn — Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Panellists:
Vyacheslav Kravchenko — Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation
Mikhail Lifshitz — Chairman of the Board of Directors, Rotec
Kirill Molodtsov — Aide to the Chief of Staff, Presidential Executive Office
Vasily Osmakov — Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Yuri Petrenya — Deputy General Director – Chief Technical Officer, Power Machines; Member of the Global Energy Prize International Award Committee
Valery Seleznev — First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Energy, The State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Oleg Titov — Director of Power and Gas Department, Siemens

Front row participants:
Viktor Orlov — General Director, RF State Research Centre JSC “RPA “CNIITMASH”
Denis Pasler — Chairman of the Management Board, Acting General Director, T Plus
Semyon Sazonov — General Director, Quadra – Power Generation

05.10.2018
10:00–11:15

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall C

Development Plans for the Russian Fuel and Energy Industry

Renewable Energy Sources in Russia: From the Wholesale Market to Supplying Energy to Isolated Regions

Roundtable

A foundation to develop distributed generation based on renewables has already been built in Russia. The ongoing renewable development programme has enabled new solar and wind generation facilities to be commissioned at a faster rate, and for a components industry to be built. Each year, installed capacity of renewable energy sources on the Russian wholesale market approximately doubles, and will continue to grow at a consistent rate. A Russian presidential decree entitled “On the Russian Federation’s national targets and strategic objectives for the period to 2024” also outlines new approaches to supplying renewable energy to isolated regions in the Arctic, Siberia, and the Far East. What’s more, in certain conditions, renewables could prove an effective option for small settlements in Central Russia, which are currently supplied through grid extensions. What solutions are required at the regional level to support new renewable projects, and what additional ways are there to attract investors? What risks should be considered when developing renewable energy sources in isolated regions and small settlements? Are renewable projects attractive to industrial companies and/or small and medium sized enterprises? Are there any barriers hindering the development of renewable energy sources which must first be removed? Which other countries offer experience in the development of renewable energy sources which could be applicable to Russia?

Moderator:
Anton Usachev — Director, Russian Solar Energy Association

Panellists:
Herve Amosse — Executive Vice President for Transportation, Telecom and Grid, Saft Groupe, Total Groupe
Igor Bryzgunov — Chairman, Russian Association of Wind Power Industry
Dmitriy Vasilyev — Head, Electrical Energy System Regulation Division, Federal Antimonopoly Service of Russia
Vadim Dormidontov — Vice President on Energy and Utilities, Gazprombank
Andrey Maximov — Deputy Head of the Department of Electric Power Development, Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation
Yuriy Mirchevskiy — Director General, Peredvizhnaya Energetika (Mobile Energy)
Robert Paltaller — First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Altai Republic
Igor Shakhray — General Director, Hevel Group

Front row participant:
Andreas Dreisiebner — Member of the Management Board, Solarspar Association

05.10.2018
10:00–11:15

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall D

Global Energy Agenda

The Digitalization of Energy: from Local Solutions to Transforming the Industry

Panel Session

The development of the world’s energy industry is increasingly sensitive to new technological trends. The degree to which digital solutions are implemented in fuel and energy companies is becoming one of the core drivers of their competitiveness in the global arena. Today, all major Russian fuel and energy companies have actively joined the technological race and are already demonstrating the initial results of implementing pilot projects. However, current work only constitutes the first, local steps for the digital transformation of the Russian energy sector. The transition of the entire industry to the digital track requires a fundamentally new approach to the creation and implementation of intelligent solutions. What challenges and opportunities does the digitalization of energy present? How may we ensure that a systemic effect is achieved across the entire energy industry through the introduction of digital solutions by individual companies? Do we need a common digital space, and if so, who would be its key actors? What is the role of the state in the digitalization of energy? How may the concept of digitization be synchronized with different industry representatives?

Moderator:
Vladimir Knyaginin — Vice President, Strategic Research Centre Foundation

Panellists:
Boris Ayuyev — Chairman of the Board, System Operator of the United Power System
Andrey Belevtsev — Director of Digital Transformation Direction, PJSC Gazprom Neft
Oleg Dubnov — Vice President, Executive Director, Cluster of Energy Efficient Technologies, Skolkovo Foundation
Kirill Komarov — First Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Corporate Development and International Business, ROSATOM State Atomic Energy Corporation
Pavel Livinsky — General Director, Rosseti
Dmitry Peskov — Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation on Digital and Technological Development
Alexey Texler — First Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation

05.10.2018
12:00–13:15

Manege, 1st floor, Presidium conference hall

Development Plans for the Russian Fuel and Energy Industry

Modernization of Thermal Generation

Roundtable

Despite the comprehensive nature of a prior programme to construct energy-generating facilities under capacity-delivery contracts, the ageing of the Russian power grid’s thermal generation complex remains a critical issue. A plan to deploy electric power facilities over a period up to 2035 calls for decisions on investments to be made with regards the high capacity of current thermal generation (thermal power plants and regional power stations), and questions to be answered regarding their modernization, or decommissioning and replacement. The most crucial challenge is implementing a fully-fledged market mechanism for such modernization within the shortest possible timeframe. What would be the ideal date for the first modernization projects to be launched? How can a balance best be struck between providing support to Russian power engineering and ensuring reliable operation of the energy system when determining localization requirements for reinstalled equipment at thermal power plants? What is the optimal guaranteed rate of return for investors? Is it advisable to maintain the authority of the Government Commission for the Development of Electric Power with regards the selection of projects according to a separate quota? What are the selection criteria, and how can a balance be found between the interests of the regions and consumers? What is the best way of redistributing quotas for modernizing equipment which were not allocated during competitive selection on the wholesale market?

Moderator:
Stephan Solzhenitsyn — Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Panellists:
Mikhail Andronov — President, Rusenergosbyt
Vasiliy Kiselev — Director, Energy Consumers Association
Vitaly Korolev — Deputy Head, Federal Antimonopoly Service of the Russian Federation (FAS Russia)
Vyacheslav Kravchenko — Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation
Alexei Kultyshev — Deputy Chief Executive Officer – Sales Director, Power Machines
Leonid Neganov — Minister of Energy of the Moscow Region
Fedor Opadchiy — Deputy Chairman of the Board, System Operator of the United Power System
Vasily Osmakov — Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Alexandra Panina — Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Council of Power Producers
Mikhail Rasstrigin — Deputy Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
Eckhardt Rümmler — Chief Operating Officer, Uniper SE
Semyon Sazonov — General Director, Quadra – Power Generation
Valery Seleznev — First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Energy, The State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Ekaterina Usman — Chief of Directorate for Competitive Pricing Development, NP Market Council Association
Vitaliy Khotsenko — Minister of Energy, Industry and Communication of the Stavropol Krai

05.10.2018
12:00–13:15

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall A

Development Plans for the Russian Fuel and Energy Industry

The Russian Energy Grid: A Dialogue with Suppliers

Panel Session

Russia’s electrical grid needs wide-scale modernization, especially to counter its highly deteriorated capital assets. Russian producers must take the lead on this issue, with the support of international holding partners experienced in power grid digitalization. A digital transformation in electrical energy will open up new opportunities for domestic businesses that must be seized and utilized. Are equipment producers ready to rebuild their business processes from the ground up and make competitive offers for new digital grid infrastructure? How can dependence on imports be reduced? What has already been done and what measures need to be taken to facilitate effective cooperation?

Moderator:
Sergey Sergeev — Deputy General Director for Capital Construction, Rosseti

Panellists:
Vladislav Vorotnitsky — Deputy General Director for Marketing and Sales, Tavrida Electric; Head of the Reliable and Flexible Networks Subgroup, Energynet National Technology Initiative
Aleksandr Kozlovskiy — Member of the Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on Economic Policy, Industry, Innovative Development and Entrepreneurship
Andrey Konev — Director General, Monitor Electric
Maxim Kostarev — Director for Innovation Development, EleSy JSC
Vladimir Naumov — Deputy General Director, Technical Director, Research and Production Enterprise EKRA LLC
Oleg Rudakov — General Director, Profotech
Valery Seleznev — First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on Energy, The State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation
Alexander Slavinskiy — Chairman of the Board of Directors, Massa (Izolyator Factory)
Oleg Tokarev — Deputy Director of Machine Tool Building and Investment Machine Building Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Igor Fleyshman — General Director, Energoservice Engineering Centre

05.10.2018
12:00–13:15

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall B

The Promotion of Energy Efficiency and Transparency in the Fuel and Energy Complex: Nationwide Meeting

Russia’s fuel and energy complex plays a crucial role in the country’s social and economic development, providing over 30% of GDP even amid the current high volatility on world markets. Reliable energy supplies to tens of millions of consumers, and the importance of energy for the federal budget determine public interest in the situation in the industry. In order to address large-scale investment and production goals, and legislative support, it has been vital to boost transparency in the fuel and energy complex. In 2013–2017, with the support of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, companies and regions launched a combined effort to promote energy efficiency, professions in the fuel and energy complex, and social and environmental activities. This meeting will be attended by representatives of energy companies, regional energy ministries, the housing and utility sector, and the media. Following the results of the meeting, it is planned that priority topics for coverage in 2018 will be identified, and that a plan of federal measures to promote energy efficiency and transparency in the fuel and energy complex will be approved.

Panellists:
Dmitriy Bobkov — Director of Information Policy and Public Relations Department, Rosseti
Anton Inyutsyn — Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation
Roman Kamaev — Deputy Head, Federal Agency for Youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh)
Artem Korolev — Director, Nadezhnaya Smena Charity Foundation
Andrey Morozov — Director for Public Relations, Siberian Generating Company
Margarita Nagoga — Director of the Corporate Communications Department, RusHydro
Yury Pogorely — Executive Director of Financial and Economic Information Service, Interfax Information Services Group
Irina Sokova — Deputy Director, Volgograd Energy Efficiency Centre

05.10.2018
12:00–13:15

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall C

Development Plans for the Russian Fuel and Energy Industry

Improving the Regulatory System in the Fuel and Energy Industry to Ensure Safe and Reliable Energy Supplies for the Consumer

Roundtable

The regulatory system governing the fuel and energy industry was drawn up over a period of more than 10 years. Despite the justifiably specific nature of legal regulation in the field, a great many aspects are more general, covering all sectors in the energy industry. This primarily concerns the legal framework supporting safe and reliable energy supplies for the consumer. What does the concept of safe and reliable energy supplies encompass? Is legislation governing the calculation and pricing of energy supplies effective? Does the existing regulatory system enable energy infrastructure investment projects to be implemented? Has a balance been struck on domestic energy markets between the interests of suppliers and consumers, extraction and generation companies, and transport and retail companies and the government? Does today’s legal regulation in the fuel and energy industry successfully protect the rights of energy market participants? In the immediate future, what changes need to be made to legal models encountered in energy markets to ensure safe and reliable energy supplies for the consumer?

Moderator:
Victoria Romanova — Head of the Energy Law Department, Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL)

Panellists:
Leonid Akimov — Director of the Legal Defense Department, Rosseti
Anastasiya Bondarenko — State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation
Marina Vildanova — Vice President, St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange
Anna Efimova — Deputy Managing Director, Director for Legal Issues, Mosenergo
Inna Kashlikova — Head of the Legal Department, ATS Energo
Kirill Makarov — Acting Director of the Law Department, Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation
Tamara Merebashvili — Head of the Corporate and Property Relations Department, Inter RAO Group
Nicolay Roshenko — Member of the Board, Head of the Legal Division, NP Market Council Association

05.10.2018
12:00–13:15

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall D

Development Plans for the Russian Fuel and Energy Industry

Renewable Energy in Russia: Current State and Future Prospects

Lecture

Panellist:
Anatoliy Chubais — Chairman of the Executive Board, RUSNANO Corporation

05.10.2018
14:00–18:00

Manege, 1st floor, Plenary conference hall

All-Russian Conference on Preparations by Electric Power Organizations for the Autumn/Winter Period 2018–2019

05.10.2018
14:00–15:15

Manege, 1st floor, Presidium conference hall

Global Energy Agenda

LNG for the Asia-Pacific: Potential for Cooperation and Sustainable Development

Roundtable

A booming population, GDP, and energy demand accompanied by an increasing focus on sustainability and environmental issues make natural gas – both pipeline and liquefied – the fastest growing fuel in the Asia-Pacific. Over 2 billion people – nearly half of the region’s population – do not have clean cooking facilities and more than 400 million people do not have access to electricity. The social, economic, and environmental value of natural gas has made the Asia-Pacific region the fastest growing gas market in the world. A growing number of economies in Asia have expressed interest in developing LNG facilities to increase the share of gas in their energy mix or to serve as a shipment hub for neighbouring countries. On the supply side there is a big variety of new LNG projects in Australia, the USA, Russia, Qatar and East Africa coming on stream, so the preconditions are in place for the development of the Asia-Pacific LNG market. How could these issues be addressed, and how could the Asia-Pacific LNG market support socioeconomic development and environmental sustainability in the region?

Moderator:
Liu Hongpeng — Director, Energy Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP); The Global Energy Prize Expert

Panellists:
Merrille Godfrey Abeywickrama Goonetilleke — Additional Secretary, Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
Alan Lau — President Director, PT Anglo Euro Energy Indonesia; Member of Taskforce on LNG, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
Tatyana Mitrova — Director, Energy Centre, SKOLKOVO Moscow School of Management
Monica Sun — Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Liao Xianchun — Professor, Research Institute of Green Development, Jinan University
Mohammad Hossain — Director General, Power Cell Division, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Front row participant:
Tural Gadirli — Portfolio Manager, QBF Portfolio Management

05.10.2018
14:00–15:15

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall A

Global Energy Agenda

Strengthening International Alliances for the Localization of Waste-to-Energy Solutions

Panel Session

By 2050 global amounts of municipal solid waste are estimated to reach 3 billion tonnes per year. Waste managers and decision-makers in developing and emerging countries have to respond to increasing health and environmental problems and the discontent of the population coupled with rapidly growing energy demands. In recent times waste-to-energy (WtE) has been increasingly viewed as a solution. The volume of MSW in the Russian Federation has been steadily increasing in recent years. It is expected that by 2025 MSW generation in Russia will reach between 70 and 80 million tons per year. The current amount of accumulated landfill waste in the Russian Federation is enough to load the Trans-Siberian railroad to full capacity for 2,400 years. Efforts are under way to identify projects and solutions. However, there are several challenges, such as adopting waste-to-energy solutions which are specific to each waste management culture, high CAPEX and OPEX, limited opportunities for technology localization, and establishing a value-added domestic manufacturing sector, to name but a few. At the session, practitioners and experts from Germany, Austria, Brazil, India, Russia, and China will discuss success factors and multilateral sustainable solutions to industrialize the waste-to-energy supply chain. They will also focus on ways international alliances can be forged to achieve sustainable solutions, such as through institutional agreements and articulation; innovative decentralized technological solutions and business models, regulatory and innovative financial instruments, and PPP mechanisms.

Moderator:
Carlos Ernesto Chanduvi Suarez — Senior Coordinator, Climate and Innovation Technologies, Energy Department, UNIDO

Panellists:
Albina Dudareva — Chairwoman of the Commission on Ecology and Environmental Protection of the Public Chamber of the Russian Federation
Gerhard Kiennast — President, Environmental Concepts Exchange Association (ECEXA)
Sergey Korotkov — Director, UNIDO Center for International Industrial Cooperation in the Russian Federation
Philipp Krakau — Chief Operating Officer, Pflüger International GmbH
Nikolay Kuzmin — Chairman, Standing Committee on Ecology and Nature Management of the Legislative Assembly of the Leningrad Region
Walter Scharf — Chief Executive Officer, Partner, IUT Waste Management Solutions; Chairman, ÖNORM Committee on Reuse and Recycling of Waste
Viktor Haefeli — Senior Advisor, Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications of the Swiss Confederation; Vice-President, Swiss Association for Environmental Technology

Front row participants:
Zukhra Galperina — Deputy General Director, Russian Energy Agency of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation
Veronica Peshkova — President, Foundation for the Development of Public Diplomacy Women's Perspective; Goodwill Ambassador, UNIDO
Carlos Jose Serapiao Jr. — Energy Attache, Embassy of the Federative Republic of Brazil in the Russian Federation
Christoph Schuerholz — Partner, ECO Mondia Green Technology GmbH

05.10.2018
14:00–15:15

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall B

Development Plans for the Russian Fuel and Energy Industry

Meeting for Participants in the Wind Industry The Challenges of Localizing the Production of Wind Turbines in the Russian Federation

One of the main requirements of legislation to support renewable energy in Russia is compliance with a high degree of localization of production. And with any type of development of wind power in Russia, it is unambiguously assumed that an industry for producing wind turbines will be created in Russia, and that the requirements for component manufacturers will be stepped up. According to the vendors who are currently producing wind turbines or their components, Russian companies are, generally, prepared to produce almost all the components for wind turbines. But, nevertheless, ‘growing pains’ cannot be ignored, and sometimes Russian companies that declare their readiness to produce components for wind turbines do not, in fact, always have high enough production standards, or equipment of a quality that vendors can accept. Today we already have the ‘first signs’ of the production of components for wind turbines: blades in the Ulyanovsk region, nacelles in Nizhny Novgorod and St. Petersburg, towers in Taganrog, and assembly production in Volgodonsk. But the potential of the market is huge, and many opportunities are not being taken up. Market experts have compiled a ‘localization map for component production’ for wind turbines, the active part of which includes a total of 15 enterprises, whereas the number of potential component manufacturers includes more than 200 factories and plants in various regions of the country. This is a powerful potential resource that could strengthen a new, emerging branch of power engineering in Russia. This new industry has a high export potential. The development of wind energy in neighbouring countries may be facilitated, and with the participation of Russian manufacturing firms. What experiences of setting up the wind industry in other countries should be taken into consideration? What production standards for component manufacturers are important specifically for the wind industry? What prevents the involvement of new participants in the localization process in Russia? Will the localization process facilitate the creation of a national line of wind turbines, and is this necessary for the industry?

Moderator:
Igor Bryzgunov — Chairman, Russian Association of Wind Power Industry

Panellists:
Viktor Garbev — Head of Sales for East Europe, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA
Alexander Korchagin — General Director, NovaWind
Dmitry Smolin — Localization Director, Vestas Manufacturing Rus
Oleg Tokarev — Deputy Director of Machine Tool Building and Investment Machine Building Department, Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation

05.10.2018
14:00–15:15

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall C

Global Energy Agenda

Groundbreaking Technology and Human Capital in the Fuel and Energy Complex: Key Challenges

Roundtable

The development of the country’s fuel and energy complex cannot be achieved without accelerated growth and efficient use of human capital. Seeing human resources and human capital as assets that can play a key role in increasing competitiveness should become standard features of the corporate culture of companies in the fuel and energy complex. The challenge is to ensure that the best global and Russian corporate practices in terms of staff training and development are widely disseminated, and that Russian higher educational institutions join the ranks of the world’s best universities in the field. Which human resources management models are the most encouraging, and could become an additional driver for economic development, as well as influencing national security? Will knowledge, technology, and expertise become a competitive advantage in the modern world? Considering the globalization of educational services, is high-quality education – and its accessibility – a resource for the country’s development and for ensuring social justice? What innovative tools contribute to the comprehensive improvement of the educational system and the upgrading of specialists’ skills, in view of the challenges of the modern age? What kind of conditions may contribute to motivating young people to innovate, and to reveal their creative and scientific potential?

Moderator:
Tamara Fraltsova — Rector, Institute of Improvement of Professional Skill of Executives and Specialists of Fuel and Energy Complex Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Further Professional Education

Panellists:
Anastasiya Bondarenko — State Secretary, Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation
Alexey Govzich — Executive Director for New Technologies, Gazpromneft Science and Technology Centre
Dmitriy Golubkov — General Director, Mosoblgaz
Nikita Golunov — Vice-Rector for Continuing Professional Education, Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University)
Arkadiy Zamoskovnyy — General Director, Association of Electric Energy Employers
Artem Korolev — Director, Nadezhnaya Smena Charity Foundation
Georgiy Korshunov — Vice-Rector for External and International Affairs, Ukhta State Technical University; Coordinator, National Consortium of Mineral Resource Industry Higher Educational Institutions of Russia
Pavel Krasnorutsky — Chairman, Russian Union of Youth (RUY)
Valery Oskin — Chairman of the Board, Development of Human Capital National Confederation
Nikolay Rogalev — Rector, National Research University "Moscow Power Engineering Institute"
Dmitriy Chevkin — Director of the Department of HR Policy and Organizational Development, Rosseti

Front row participants:
Ruben Badalov — First Deputy Chairman, Independent Russian Trade Union of Coal Industry Workers
Vera Vitalieva — Director in the Human Capital Management Practice, Deloitte CIS
Anna Getmanskaya — Manager of the Global Education Program, Skolkovo Moscow School of Management
Vladislav Zotov — Deputy Chairman, Russian Oil, Gas and Construction Workers’ Union
Alexander Mazhuga — Acting Rector, Dmitry Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia
Zufir Nurgaliev — Chief Executive Officer, All-Russian Coal Industry Employers’ Association
Yuriy Ofitserov — Chairman, All-Russian Electric Trade Union Public Organization
Sergey Yungblyudt — Rector, Kemerovo Region Professional Development Institute

05.10.2018
14:00–15:15

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall D

Development Plans for the Russian Fuel and Energy Industry

How May Utility Payments be Organized in a Way that is Convenient for the Public and Transparent for Suppliers?

Panel Session

This year was notable for the introduction of changes to the Housing Code, allowing for the transition to direct contracts between utility providers and consumers. Now, people can receive utility services from various suppliers: heat, gas, and power companies; water companies; and regional operators for handling household waste, which all have different charging schemes, seasonality of delivery, billing and payment standards, and systems of calculating and granting discounts. The volume of payments for utility services is huge, so a reliable, stable payment system for utilities, ensuring guaranteed delivery of payments from consumers to suppliers, is the key factor for the sustainable operation of all housing and utilities services. Against this background, the debate on the role of the Unified Information and Payment Centre in the system of settlements and interaction with consumers of housing and utilities services has once again become relevant. Should the Unified Information and Payment Centre become an obligatory part of the market for providing housing and utilities services? Which requirements/standards should they meet, and how may they guarantee protection against improper use of the funds paid by consumers and ensure transparency for consumers and service providers? Could the Unified Information and Payment Centre become an innovative driver in housing and utilities services and take the customer service system to a qualitatively new level, when digital technologies become part of our lives? Electronic services, digital management technologies, smart metering, blockchain, and smart contracts – are these just pretty words, or the real future of housing and utilities services?

Moderator:
Marina Fayrushina — Council President, ARRC

Panellists:
Aleksey Zaykov — General Director, USC – Financial Logistics
Valeriy Kandaulov — Deputy Director for IT, AIS Gorod LLC
Andrey Maximov — Deputy Head of the Department of Electric Power Development, Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation
Aleksandr Mikhaylishin — Technical Director, Novosibirskenergosbyt
Aleksey Sitdikov — Deputy General Director for Development, Group of Companies TNS Energo PJSC
Denis Shabarin — General Director, Unified Information and Settlement Center of Leningrad Region

05.10.2018
16:00–18:00

Manege, 1st floor, Presidium conference hall

Global Energy Agenda

EAEU Country Policies in Promoting Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development of the Energy Sector: Challenges and Shared Initiatives

In partnership with UNDP

Roundtable

Energy saving and transitioning to modern, green technologies form one of the key means of ensuring the sustainable development of the energy sector in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Countries where the quality of life is improving are interested in reducing their dependency on energy resources and increasing efficiency of use. Several countries in the region have already managed to create effective mechanisms to reduce energy consumption and ensure the sustainable growth of the energy sector. Experience has shown that the state has played a key role in achieving these results, with state support among the measures applied. What are countries prioritizing in their efforts to save energy and transition to green energy sources? Where has progress been most apparent, and how was this achieved? What is the current and potential role of Eurasian integration? Will it be possible to agree uniform supranational priorities and timeframes by which to achieve them? What energy and energy efficiency projects could be supported by the Russia–UNDP Trust Fund and other international donors in partnership with the UNDP in countries in the region? Will regional projects, such as the UNDP’s Regulatory Framework to Promote Energy Efficiency in Countries of the Eurasian Economic Union prove to be an effective tool to align approaches and harmonize regulation across the region?

Moderator:
Kumarbek Kylychev — Project Manager in Kyrgyz Republic, United Nations Development Programme

Panellists:
Alexander Averchenkov — Head of UNDP Partnership Support Office, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Regional Center for Russian Federation
Hayk Badalyan — Head of Energy Department, Ministry Of Energy Infrastructures And Natural Resources Of The Republic Of Armenia
Manas Baltabaev — Head of Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Saving Development Sector, State Committee of Industry, Energy and Mine Usage of the Kyrgyz Republic
Aleksandr Barhatsin — Head, Energy Efficiency Department, State Committee for Standardization of the Republic of Belarus
Vyacheslav Burmistrov — Deputy Director, Technical Regulation and Accreditation Department​, Eurasian Economic Commission
Suren Gyurdzhinyan — Project Manager, Energy Efficiency Project in the Countries of the Eurasian Economic Union, United Nations Development Programme to the Republic of Armenia
Anton Inyutsyn — Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation
Boris Meshchanov — First Secretary, Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
Zhaksylyk Tokaev — Head of Energy Saving Directorate of Industrial Development and Industrial Safety Committee, Ministry for Investments and Development of Republic of Kazakhstan
Leоnid Shenets — Director of Energy Department, Eurasian Economic Commission

05.10.2018
16:00–18:00

Manege, –2nd floor, conference hall D

Global Energy Agenda

Sustainable Cities and Eco-Energy Town Initiative

Panel Session

This CEM seminar on the Sustainable Cities and Eco-Energy Town Initiative will bring together participants of the initiative and leading city experts to share their experience, further develop the initiative, and identify synergies with other related CEM workstreams focusing on transport, buildings, and smart grids. One of the main focuses of the CEM initiative in 2019 will be the transport sector. Representatives of the CEM’s Electric Vehicle Initiative will participate in the meeting to discuss opportunities for collaboration and coordination between the two initiatives. The key topics of inter-fuel competition in the urban transport sector and harmonization of data in cities will also be on the agenda. The event will be attended by representatives of Russian and Korean ministries, representatives of countries participating in the CEM Sustainable Cities and Eco-Energy Towns Initiative, representatives of the CEM EV Initiative, and stakeholders from leading international organizations such as the IEA, CDP, DENA, and others.