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CCS4CEE regional conference

13 September 2023 @ 09:30 - 16:30

Date: 13th September 2023, from 9.30 until 16.30 CET

Place: the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic, Na Františku 32, 110 15 Praha 1, Prague

(online participation possible)

This occasion is our final regional conference of the CCS4CEE project. The event will bring together speakers and attendees from across Central and Eastern Europe, EU institutions, industry, and NGOs. It will provide a platform to exchange on the future of CCS in Central and Eastern Europe, and how the findings of the CCS4CEE project can be taken forward to make it a reality.

Presentations from the conference: 

Registration link (both in person and online): https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqf-2grjstHtDtMw21GMM9mpu-oxUzsouy#/registration

Preliminary Agenda 

10:00-10.15 Welcome and keynote Moderation: Vladimír Bartovic, Europeum

TBD, Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade

H.E. Victor Conrad Rønneberg, Norwegian Ambassador to the Czech Republic

Nora Mehsen, EEA and Norway Grants

10.15-11.00 Panel discussion: policy for CCS deployment in CEE Moderation: Marko Maver, Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning, Slovenia

Katrine Haukenes, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy of Norway

Tomáš Smejkal, Czech Ministry of Industry and Trade

Lidija Božić, Croatian Hydrocarbon Agency

11.00-11.05 Keynote speech Noah Deich, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Carbon Management in the Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management (FECM), US Department of Energy
11.05-11.15 Presentation: findings of the CCS4CEE project Hanna Biro, Bellona Europa
11.15-12.00 Panel discussion: findings of the CCS4CEE project Moderation: Michał Wendołowski, Bellona Europa

Kamil Laskowski, WiseEuropa

Luciana Miu, EPG

Valts Ulmanis, Civitta

Michal Hrubý, Europeum

12.00-12.45 Lunch break (vegan, vegetarian, and meat options)
12.45-13.30 Where next for capture, transport and storage in the EU?

(TedX style downloads)

Moderation: Vladimir Bartovic, Europeum

Eirik Falck da Silva, Sintef

Lee Beck, Clean Air Task Force

Nikolai Andrianov, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland

13.30-14.00 Fireside chat – where next for CCS in CEE industry? Moderation: Michal Hrubý, Europeum

Vaclav Přibilík, HeidelbergCement Czechia

Duncan Leeson, Holcim


14.00-14.45 Panel discussion: public perception and community engagement with CCS Moderation: Luciana Miu, EPG

Sven Alsheimer, Fraunhofer Institute

Marc Poumadère, Institut Symlog

Katrine Thomsen, Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy, and Utilities

14.45-15.15 Coffee break
15.15-15.45 Q&A/Ask me Anything Chris Davies, CCS Europe
15.45-16.30 Panel discussion: CCS projects taking off in CEE Moderation: Valts Ulmanis, Civitta

Agnieszka Baran, Orlen S.A.

Jana Hamršmídová, MND, CO2-SPICER

Tomaž Vuk, Salonit Anhovo

Eglė Jankauskienė, Akmenes Cementas

16.30-16.35 Closing Vladimír Bartovic, Europeum


13 September 2023
09:30 - 16:30
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Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic
Na Františku 32
Prague, Czech Republic