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Programme EU-Russia Energy Law conference

DAY 1

10.00 - 10.30

Registration and welcome with coffee and tea

10.30 - 10.40

Official Opening

Institutional Framework and Conceptual Delimitation


Chair: Ernst-Paul Nas, Director Legislative and Legal Affairs of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Netherlands

Security of supply and demand under EU and Russian Energy Law

10.40 - 11.00

Prof. Martha Roggenkamp, Professor of Energy Law, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

11.00 - 11.20

Dr. Nikolay Kaveshnikov, Head of Chair of European Integration, MGIMO University, Russia

11.20 - 11.40

Discussion and conclusions chair

The institutional aspects of EU-Russia energy cooperation

11.40 - 12.00

Johannes Baur, Deputy Head of Unit, DG Energy, EU Commission, Belgium

12.00 - 12.20

Mikhail Savva, Deputy Director of the Department of Economic Cooperation of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russia

12.20 - 12.40

Discussants: Dr. Andre Belyi and discussant tbc

12.40 – 13.00

Discussion and conclusions chair

13.00- 13.40

Lunch

Sustainable Energy and New Energy Sources


Chair: Christian Cleutinx, Senior Fellow Clingendael and former coordinator EU Russian Energy Dialogue

EU-Russian climate change cooperation: post-2012 scenarios

13.40 – 14.00

Dr. Max Gutbrod, Partner, Baker & McKenzie Moscow, Russia

14.00 - 14.20

Dr. Anatole Boute, Lecturer, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom

14.20 – 14.40

Discussants: Dr. Yulia Yamineva and Pieter van Aartsen

14.40 – 15.00

Discussion

15.00 - 15.20

Break

Energy developments in the Arctic – EU and Russian approaches

15.20 – 15.40

Prof. Lev Voronkov, Department of European Integration, MGIMO-University, Russia

15.40 – 16.00

Dr. Kamrul Hossain, Senior Research Scientist, Arctic Centre, Finland

16.00 – 16.20

Discussants: Daria Ratsiborinskaya and Prof. Marcel Brus

16.20 – 16.40

Discussion and conclusions chair

16.40 – 17.00

Wrap up Day 1

17.00 – 17.30

Drinks

DAY 2

Investment Protection and Liberalization


Chair: Reinier Nijmeijer, Head of Legal and Managing Counsel Russia, Shell Exploration & Production Services (RF) BV, Moscow

European and Russian approaches to the protection of energy investments

09.30 – 09.50

Maxim Buyakevich, Energy Law Expert at the Russian representation to the EU, Brussels, Belgium (tbc)

09.50 - 10.10

Prof. Kaj Hobér, Partner Mannheimer Swartling/University of Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Sweden

10.10 – 10.30

Discussants: Prof. Dmitry Labin and Graham Coop

10.30 - 10.50

Discussion and conclusion chair

10.40 – 11.00

Break

Energy investments in the EU and Russia: investment regulation under the Third Energy Package and the Russian Law on foreign investments in strategic sectors

11.00 – 11.20

Jan Gerrit Westerhof, Member of Commission Staff, DG Trade, European Commission, Belgium

11.20 – 11.40

Dr. Sergey Seliverstov, Russian Electricity System Operator/Associate Professor in Energy Law, MGIMO-University, Russia

11.40 – 12.00

Discussants: Dr. Andre Konoplyanik and Graham Coop

12.00 – 12.20

Discussion and conclusion chair

12.20 – 13.00

Lunch

Trade, Transit and Competition Law


Chair: Dr Andrei Konoplyanik, Counselor of the CEO of Gazprom Export and Professor of Russian Gubkin State Oil & Gas University, Chair on International Oil & Gas Business, Moscow, Russia

EU and Russia energy trade: impact of WTO, transit and integrated economic areas

13.00 – 13.20

Prof. Dmitry Labin, professor of the Chair of International Law MGIMO-University, arbiter of the Arbitration Tribunal of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Russia

13.20 – 13.40

Dr. Yulia Selivanova, Expert, Energy Charter Treaty Secretariat, Belgium

13.40 – 14.00

Discussants: A. Waayer and Maxim Buyakevich (tbc)

14.00 – 14.20

Discussion and conclusion chair

14.20 – 15.00

Break

EU and Russian perspectives on competition law in the energy sector: TPA, long term agreements and spot markets

15.00 – 15.20

Prof. Hans Vedder, Professor in EU and Economic Law, Groningen Centre of Energy Law, RUG, The Netherlands

15.20 – 15.40

Dr. Ivan Gudkov, Associate professor of MGIMO University, Russia

15.40 – 16.00

Discussants: Dr. Andre Belyi and discussant tbc

16.00 – 16.20

Discussion and conclusion chair

16.20 – 16.40

Wrap up/Closing remarks
Dr. Nikolay Kaveshnikov MGIMO-University
Prof. Martha Roggenkamp, University of Groningen

16.40 – 16.50

Official Closing
Prof. Sibrand Poppema

16.50 – 17.30

Drinks

Discussants:

  • Pieter van Aartsen, Head European Affairs, Department International and Public Affairs, Gasunie, The Netherlands
  • Dr. Andre Belyi, CEURUS – Centre for EU-Russia Studies, University of Tartu, ESTONIA
  • Prof. Marcel Brus, Professor of International Law, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Maxim Buyakevich, Energy Law Expert at the Russian representation to the EU, Brussels, Belgium ( tbc)
  • Graham Coop, International Energy and Arbitration Lawyer, Brussels, Belgium
  • Dr. Andre Konoplyanik, Counselor of the CEO of Gazprom Export and Professor of Russian Gubkin State Oil & Gas University, Chair on International Oil & Gas Business, Russia
  • Prof. Dmitry Labin, professor of the Chair of International Law MGIMO-University, arbiter of the Arbitration Tribunal of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Russia
  • Daria Ratsiborinskaya, Lecturer Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Arjan Waayer, Senior Legal Counsel on EU legal matters, Shell, Brussels, Belgium
  • Dr. Yulia Yamineva University of Eastern Finland, Department of Law, JOENSUU, FINLAND
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