Agenda: Friday 30th November | All Sessions (EPD / EPG)
Main Conference Day 2 | European Power Strategy & Systems Summit
Exhibition opens at 08:15  | Conference sessions held from 08:50 - 16:00
Meeting Sustainable & Flexible Power Generation Demand: Case Study Croatia
Speaker: Dr. Ivan Androcec, Section Head of Investment Strategy and New

Dr. Ivan Androcec has been working in the Croatian Electricity Utility (Hrvatska
Elektroprivreda d.d.) since 2001 where he is currently Section Head of Investment
Strategy and New Technologies Section in the Strategy and Development
Department. He has PhD from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and
Computing, University of Zagreb, from 2012 as well as Diploma Study in
Management from 2006. He has written more than 50 R&D international and
domestic papers and been involved in major national projects.
  • Small scale flexibility – An important element of the energy transition
  • A grid-beneficial behaviour via a quota system as a proposal for the grid
    light signal principal
Update: The EnBW Pilot Project “Flexible Power-to-Heat” | Increasing Energy
Efficiency and Providing Flexibility
Reviewing the Energy Efficiency Obligation (EEO) Schemes Within the EU
- Implications for the European Power Sector
  • Countries implementing EEO schemes and achieving new savings each year
  • Overview of the methodologies being planned and used in Member States
  • Expected outcomes and their impacts
  • Implications for the power industry

Speaker: Anne-Katherina Weidenbach, Policy Officer,
                                                                       DG ENERGY,
European Commission
Anne Katherina is a lawyer and deputy head of section Gas Transmission Network
Access/ International Gas Trading at Bundesnetzagentur/Germany. Inter alia, as
Deputy Co-Chair of ACER CAM TF, she is involved in the implementation of NC CAM
and in the development of the incremental process. Prior to joining BNetzA, she
worked for several years as an attorney-at-law with an international law firm in
Brussels where she practiced in competition and energy law.
Speaker: Dr. Holger Wiechmann, Senior Manager, Product Management B2C
Within his fields of expertise Dr. Holger Wiechmann was involved since the
beginning on the liberalization of EU energy markets. He is engaged in
fundamental questions of the energy markets, market design and the energy
transition with its increasing capacity for renewable energy and the necessity
of flexibility to integrate it into the system.
30th November
Main Conference
Agenda |
Day 2
"The event gives a great
overview of the challenges
being faced by the utilities
industry today together
with a snapshot of the
technical solutions
currently available and
under development."
Marketing Director, Wärtsilä

"An exceptional summit.
Very good speakers that
completely satisfied what I
wanted to hear about.
Excellent job by the EPG
management team."
Dr. George Papaioannou,
ADMIE S.A (Greek T.S.O)

"Extremely informative and
insightful regarding the
most recent power market
developments and
preparing for the
challenges ahead - All
excellent speakers and
presentations, thank you!"
Dragana Popovic,
Production Planning

"Attending Power Europe I
get important additional
insights regarding the
future developments
occurring in the European
Energy Market."
Sabrina van de Kerk,
Structured Finance - Power &
. ING Bank NV

"Extremely useful to be
informed of the current
situation in European
energy markets, the return
on capital investments,
electricity pricing structure
and market design."
Alexey Gruber, Head of
Financial Planning,
NP Market Council

"Great presentations,
excellent programme,
interesting attendees and
perfect organisation - a
networking MUST! "
Andreas Frömmel, VP -
Commercial & Business
Energy Solutions

" An excellent conference,
very informative and
extremely well organised. "
Dr. William Kyte
Former Senior Advisor
Middle East, Africa & India Power Systems Development Forum
IRAN | Fulfilling Power Requirements | New Projects & Systems Development
Speaker: Negar Nematollahi, International Business  Development Manager,
Monenco Iran

Monenco Iran Consulting Engineers was founded in 1973 as a joint venture
between the private sector of Iran and Montreal Engineering Company of Canada.
Since 1997, the main shareholders have been Mapna Group and AMEC.
Monenco has established 10 regional branch/technical offices in Iran and 3
international subsidiaries in Germany, Oman and Nigeria. Telecommunication,
Dispatching and Automation Division is one of the five project-based divisions of
Monenco Iran Consulting Engineers. It was formed over 20 years ago to support
other divisions within the power industry.
Indian Power Market Overview & the Role and Scale of R&D
  • Overview & current scenario of power distribution in India
  • Our experience of loss reduction
  • Emerging modern age technologies for rural power distribution

Speaker:  Vijay Dhonde, CEO, FEDCO, India

Vijay heads a team of highly talented and skilled consulting maestros with value
based consultancy aimed at organizational development and change management.
With ever-increasing delegates attending Power-Europe annually from non-European operators
Middle East Africa and India Power Systems Development Forum (taking place on the
afternoon of Wednesday the 29th of November (14:30 - 16:30) gives attending delegates the
opportunity to gain insights into developments, projects and technological adoption trends in
non-European / Western markets. The forum also gives the opportunity for European based
experts to become more familiar with the potential contribution their know-how could be applied
to emerging market challenges. The forum is available for all interested delegates to attend
For sponsorship, Exhibition or Marketing Partner Enquiries please write to
16:00 |  Discussion & Chairmans Closing Remarks  |  End of Summit
29th November
Main Conference
| Day 1
& Round Table
MEA & India
Power Systems Forum
Energy 4.0: The Digital Future of the Energy Business
Speaker: Stephen Woodhouse, Director, Pöyry Management Consulting

Stephen Woodhouse leads Pöyry’s work on energy market design and other
disruptive influences to the energy sector.  He has twenty years’ experience in
energy, specialising in the design, analysis and evaluation of power and gas
markets in Europe and beyond.  Stephen contributes to the global debates on
appropriate models for trading flexibility.  
Stephen is embedded in the debate of disruptive business models
and the power of digitalisation to transform the energy industry.
He holds intrinsic people skills and well known for his compelling commitment
to excellence. Being adroit in Operational excellence, has demonstrated
hands-on expertise in deploying end to end Lean transformation with
noteworthy gains in productivity and on-time delivery performances. Voltamp
Transformer in Oman, Vodafone (Pan India), BPCL, Blue Star, Janssen in India
and Pfizer Pharmaceuticals in Singapore to note few of them.
Obervermuntwerk II and Kops II | Best Practice Examples to Meet the Goal
of Flexibility
  • Energy Transition – requirements to generators and system security
  • Facing the challenges based on huge RES generation in future
  • Technical challenges to hydropower units
  • 10 year experiences with Kops II & the future of HP

                                                   Speaker: Peter Matt, Head of Engineering Services,
                                                                                       Vorarlberger Illwerke AG
Getting Close to the Customer - Working with Multiple Partners to Create a
Simple and Intuitive Customer Experience | Case Study: E.ON
Gavin Roberts, Head of Strategy, Portfolio and Solutions Delivery, E.ON

Gavin Roberts is the Head of Strategy, Portfolio and Solutions Delivery at E.ON
and he reports to the Senior Vice President of Solution Management and
Innovation. At E.ON Gavin’s role is to create a clear strategy and product portfolio
to increase profitable and sustainable business for E.ON. He works in a matrix
environment where dealing with customer problems and having meaningful
market impact is essential.
Practical Approach to TSO Implementation Codes: Assessment & Predictions
Speaker: Christian Todem, Head of Market Management, Austrian Power Grid

Christian studied electrical engineering at the University of Technology in
Graz/Austria. He also received his PhD from the University of Technology in
Graz/Austria where he worked as an assistant professor for energy economics
and energy innovation. He is the head of the department for market
management of Austrian Power Grid AG, the Austrian transmission system
operator. Christian led different national and international projects related to
electricity market development issues. He also was convenor of a Drafting
Team of the network code on electricity balancing for ENTSO-E, the European
network for transmission system operators for electricity. Christian also acted
managing director of a service providing company (Riecado GmbH) for
operating and conducting coordinated cross border capacity auctions for
electricity companies.
Successful Developments in CCS | Global Case Studies
Speaker: John Scowcroft, Executive Adviser Europe, Middle East and Africa,
Global CCS Institute

John Scowcroft is Executive Adviser for Europe, the Middle East and Africa
(EMEA). Prior to joining Global CCS Institute, John was Head of the Environment
and Sustainable Development Policy Unit at Electricity EURELECTRIC, the
association which represents the European electricity industry.
In this role, John was responsible for all aspects of environmental
and sustainable development policy in particular for global and
European climate policy. John was actively involved in the
ground-breaking EURELECTRIC greenhouse gas and electricity
trading simulations (GETS).
Latest Developments in Electric Vehicle System and EV Eco-System Design
Speaker: Dr. Gerd Schauer, Senior Technology Manager, Innovation, Research &

Dr. Schauer is Senior Technology Manager in the Competence Centre Innovation,
Research and Development of Verbund (Holding) and coordinates R&D activities.
He graduated as an electrical engineer in 1981 from the Technical University of
Vienna and gained his PhD in developed power electronics and converted EV
(1988, University of Mining, Leoben). At Verbund he is involved in R&D-projects in
the fields of new renewable energies (hydro power, PV, wind, biomass) and
electric vehicles. His task is the general management of research activities at
Verbund. He is member at National and European Associations/Working groups,
made numerous publications to renewable energies, electric vehicles, and is a
lecturer at University of Applied Science and works as consultant and project
& follow up discussion: EV Infrastructure Development & Power Systems Integration
Panellist: Duarte Ferreira, Global Business Development Director,
Efacec Group
Power Innovation 2017 Award Winners - Projects & Overview
Oesterreichs Energie has represented the combined interests of
the electricity industry vis-à-vis political and administrative
partners as well as the general public since 1953
As the coordinating center for addressing issues involving energy, Oesterreichs Energie works
closely with political institutions, governmental and non-governmental organisations and provides a
voice for the power industry in communicating with its customers.
28th November
+ Extended DERMS
09:00 - 09:30
09:30 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 11:00
11:20 - 11:50
Coffee Break & Refreshments in the Networking Lounge
11:50 - 12:20
12:20 - 13:00
13:00 - 13:20
14:00 - 14:30
13:20 - 14:00
Lunch in the Networking Lounge
United Arab Emirates | Development of National and Regional Green and
Brown Field Power Projects in the Gulf Region
Speaker: H.E Dr. Rashid Obaid Jumaa Al Leem, Chairman, Sharjah Electricity
and Water Authority

Dr. Rashid Obaid Jumaa Al Leem) is the chairman of Sharjah Electricity and
Water Authority (SEWA). The ruler of Sharjah chose him at the young age to the
project of building and economic zone in the emirate. He has also written several
books. T he Vice-President and Prime Minister of the U.A.E. and Ruler of Dubai
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, honoured him the title Ambassador
of Knowledge of the UAE.He has received several international honours and
awards in different fields. He also received an award of Middle East Business
Leaders Award 2012 by the President of Indonesia
14:30 - 15:00
15:00 - 15:30
European Power Strategy & Systems Summit
& Power Project Financing and New Technologies Forum
28-30 November 2018 | Radisson Blu Amsterdam | Netherlands