The Polish Embassy in Berlin, the World Energy Council – Germany and the European Commission, Representation in Germany cordially invite you to a conference

“German-Polish Energy Relations: Opportunities for co-operation in the electricity sector.”

High-level speakers will share their views about the future of co-operation in the electricity market between the neighbouring countries in the heart of Europe. What are the challenges and opportunities in this particular relationship? Where do we need more integration and investments, and what are the preconditions? What are the expectations towards national and European policy makers?

AGENDA:

2:00 p.m. Welcome

European Commission

2:05 p.m. Views and insights from industry and Research – Introductory Presentations

Dirk Biermann, Ph.D., Member of the Board, 50Hertz

Polish-German TSO cooperation in the context of German renewable development

Monika Morawiecka, Director, Department of strategy and planning, PGE – Polska Grupa Energetyczna

The current situation of the Polish electricity market

Prof. Karsten Neuhoff, Ph.D., German Institute for Economic Research (DIW)

German – Polish co-operation on generation adequacy

3:10 p.m. Which role for policy and finance? – Panel Discussion

Dieter Mentz, Ph.D., Head of Electricity Grid and Energy Law Unit, Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany

Małgorzata Mika-Bryska, Vice Director, Department of Energy, Ministry of Economy, Poland

Ingmar Jürgens, Senior Advisor, European Commission, Representation in Germany

Matthias Woitok, EIB

Moderator: Carsten Rolle, Ph.D., Secretary General,World Energy Council (WEC) – Germany

4:30 p.m. Reception

We would be very pleased to welcome you to this event.

Please register before 7 March 2014.